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THE LEDGES

NOVEMBER | DECEMBER 2022

Cliff Notes




ANOTHER YEAR OF

GROWTH

Golf Update from Rob Clark I can’t believe another year has gone by and we are

grow and plans are already being made for 2023

Emily Lankford most recently joined our team as a PGA Apprentice. Emily has a great golf background, and played collegiate golf at University of North Alabama. I am excited to add her to our professional staff. If you haven’t met her, please try to stop by and introduce yourself. I am very excited to announce that Taylor Price has begun the PGA apprentice program and he is officially in the PGA program. Taylor is such an asset to us, and we are grateful he

including how we can do even better.

has decided to pursue a career in golf.

With growth comes change, and we've had a few

Finally, we are promoting Jordan DeBonis to the title

changes to our professional staff. We lost Greg Harnage

of Head Golf Professional. This is something that

to a Head Professional position in Chattanooga, but we

we have had in the plans for some time, but his good

were able to keep Zach Weaver following his

play has gotten in the way. He has qualified for the

internship.

National Assistance Championship and couldn’t

heading into winter. We have had our best year ever in terms of rounds played, participation in golf events, and support of the club. This year we added new events including a Fall Member Guest and a Ladies Member Guest. The Junior Program and Ladies Program continue to

hold the Head Golf Pro title and play in the event. Jordan also won our Section Championship at Shark’s Tooth by four shots and will represent the section and The Ledges in the National Professional Championship the week of the Korn Ferry in New Mexico. I’m sure you will all join me in congratulating Jordan on his stellar achievements! Lincoln Village Giving Two years ago we began fundraising during the holidays for Lincoln Village Ministries. Lincoln Village is a special place in our community that provides affordable housing, education and programming to families in need, all within a faith-based environment.


In the two years I have been involved we have been able to start a summer junior golf program for 40 children who would never get the chance to play golf. Several of them have potential to take it to the next level. I don’t think any of this would have been possible without the generosity of our membership. This year, our goal is to raise enough money for two year-long scholarships. If you are inclined to support this effort you can do so by charging your account or by sending us a check made out to Lincoln Village. We would like to have all donations by December 15. Your donation is tax deductible and a great way to keep your contribution local. Thank you in advance for your support. Pro-Shop Christmas Sale and Tree Lighting Tuesday, November 29, 5 'til 8 p.m. Like last year we will move our shop up to the Ballroom to give everyone more space to do their shopping. We will have the ballroom filled with the latest golf and casual apparel from some of the best companies. If you still can’t find anything, try a gift certificate for a golf lesson or a custom club fitting.

This is also a great time to use any golf shop credit you have won over the course of the year. This happens to also be the night we light up all the trees in the clubhouse so make an evening of it by doing your Christmas shopping, have some dinner and enjoy the festivities. As always we will offer complimentary gift wrapping for all your purchases. Golf Force Over the years I have talked about how it takes time for a club to find its identity. It is usually around year twenty to twenty-five. I will tell you I think we are there. We are a golf club with family values and a desire to put a great product out for our members and their guests. We continue to strive for improvement and look for help from our membership to guide us as to what that looks like. I have been working on an idea of inviting some of our members to join me as an ambassador of our club. I will be reaching out to some of you to gauge your interest in being a part of the Golf Force Ambassador Program. There is no cost, as it is one meeting this winter and you get an exclusive shirt that identifies you as a Golf Force Ambassador. When I reach out, I hope you will consider doing it.



10 AM - 2 PM APPETIZERS Soup • Salad Bar • Composed Salads • Chilled Seafood Bar Smoked and Poached Salmon BRUNCH Omelets • Bacon • Sausage • Biscuits • Scones • Cinnamon Rolls ENTREES Turkey • Ham • NY Striploin • Smoked Duck • Ravioli • Shrimp and Grits Crab Stuffed Salmon SIDES Mac and Cheese • Corn Soufflé • Rosemary Honey Carrots • Cornbread Dressing Broccoli Casserole • Mashed Potatoes and Gravy • Vegetable Medley • Green Bean Casserole • Cranberry Sauce DESSERTS Pumpkin Pie • Pecan Pie • Apple Pie • Cheesecake • Carrot Cake Flourless Chocolate Torte • Cookies

Price: Ages 13 and up: $65, Ages 4-12: $35, Ages 3 and under: Free


Chrima PRO-SHOP SALE + tREE LIGHTING TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 5 UNTIL 8 P.M. TREE LIGHTING AT 6 PM • DISCOUNTS FROM 10% TO 100% • FESTIVITIES WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE BALLROOM

PLEASE MAKE RESERVATIONS IF STAYING FOR DINNER


Santa Brunch December 4 & 11 • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Celebrate the magic of Christmas at Santa Brunch, a Ledges holiday tradition. Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet while visiting with Santa Claus. Santa will be at The Ledges from 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Price: Ages 13 and up: $65, Ages 4-12: $35, Ages 3 and under: Free


with special guest... THE GRINCH Grinch Pancakes Who Hash Max's French Toast Schlott's Knots Cinnamon Rolls Whoville Farm Veggies Roast Beast Ham and NY Striploin Chicken Tenders Tater Tots Cindy Lou Lasagna Beezlenut Green Beans Whoville Pastry Shop Christmas Pudding

Price: Ages 13 and up: $65, Ages 4-12: $35, Ages 3 and under: Free


The Ledges

Storytime Santa with

December 20, 21, 22 • 5:00 p.m.

Children should wear Christmas pajamas Join us to create magical memories as Santa reads children a Christmas story and leads them in a singalong. Ages 13 and up: $45

Ages 4-12: $30 Ages 3 and under: Free



JOIN US FOR

NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNER S a t u r d a y, D e c e m b e r 3 1 , 6 : 3 0 p . m . T R U F F L E A N D P O TAT O B I S Q U E sourdough crostini, creme fraiche, truffles, keluga caviar CLASSIC CAESAR SALAD w h i t e a n c h o v y, p a r m e s a n , c r o u t o n s , p a r m e s a n t u i l e CHOICE OF FILET AU POIVRE OR PROSCIUTTO WRAPPED SEABASS COINTREAU POT DE CREME dark chocolate, candied orange, shortbread $85 per person


FITNESS Stay healthy this holiday season by taking a Pilates class with Certified Pilates Instructor Maria Cox or starting private or group personal training with Daniel Ghaleb. Between November 1 and 15, Maria Cox is offering the following promotion exclusively to Ledges members: Three Private Pilates Sessions: $175 Three Pilates Mat Classes: $40 1 Hour Massage Therapy: $202 Gift Certificates are also available and make great Christmas gifts!

For more information about Personal Training, email Daniel Ghaleb at danielghaleb@icloud.com. Group Pilates Classes are held every Monday at 9AM inside The Twenty-Two. To purchase any of the Pilates specials listed above, please email Maria Cox at marialuisacox@yahoo.com.


Holiday Carryout

THANKSGIVING Order Deadline: November 16 Order Pick Up: November 23, 2-5 p.m.

FA M I LY M E A L S S l o w Ro a ste d C o u n t r y Tu r ke y M e a l $ 2 1 0 1 4 p o u n d t u r ke y OR Country Ham Meal $210 8 pound ham All meals include: 3 q u a r t s C o u n t r y C o r n b re a d D re s s i n g 2 q u a r t s W h i p p e d Po ta t o e s 1 q u a r t Tu r ke y G rav y 2 q u a r t S o u t h e r n S t y l e G re e n B e a n s

CHRISTMAS Order Deadline: December 16 Order Pick Up: December 23, 2-5 p.m.

À LA CARTE ORDERS 1 4 p o u n d S l o w Ro a ste d C o u n t r y Tu r ke y $ 9 0 8 pound Country Ham

$90

3 q u a r t s C o u n t r y C o r n b re a d D re s s i n g $ 2 2 2 q u a r t s W h i p p e d Po ta t o e s $ 1 8 1 q u a r t Tu r ke y G rav y $ 1 2 2 q u a r t s S o u t h e r n S t y l e G re e n B e a n s $ 1 8 2 quarts Corn Pudding $18

2 quart Corn Pudding

2 q u a r t s H o n e y Ya m s $ 1 8

2 q u a r t H o n e y Ya m s

1 q u a r t C ra n b e r r y S a u c e $ 1 2

1 q u a r t C ra n b e r r y S a u c e C H O O S E O N E : Pe c a n , A p p l e O r P u m p k i n P i e F re s h B a ke d Ro l l s Fe e d s a p p r ox i m a te l y 8 p e o p l e

1 d oze n ro l l s $ 7 Pumpkin Pie

$18

Apple Pie $18 Pe c a n P i e $ 1 8

All orders will be served cold with reheat instructions.

PLACE ORDERS ONLINE AT THELEDGES.COM, UNDER THE DINING TAB.




The Ledges

Cliff Notes Newsletter HOURS OF OPERATION DINING

Monday: Closed Tuesday - Friday: 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Saturday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

ADMINISTRATIVE

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. PRO-SHOP Monday: Closed Tuesday - Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - dark POOL Closed for the season THE TWENTY-TWO Closed for the season

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CONTACT INFORMATION Clubhouse 256-883-0860

Guard House 256-883-1901

Pro-Shop 256-883-4191

The Twenty-Two 256-479-7753 ••••••••

Jim Ausley Chief Operating Officer jausley@theledges.com Craig Bocking Director of Instruction cbocking@theledges.com Rob Clark Director of Golf rclark@theledges.com Phillip Collier Executive Chef pcollier@theledges.com Jordan DeBonis Head Golf Professional jdebonis@theledges.com Leigh Ann Club Administrator leighann@theledges.com Jim Howell Director of Agronomy jhowell@theledges.com

Dave Lux Director of Food & Beverage dlux@theledges.com Katie Martin Director of Communications kmartin@theledges.com Sarah Melendez Member Relations Coordinator LCA Admin smelendez@theledges.com Zach Weaver Assistant Golf Professional zweaver@theledges.com Terry Wilbanks Director of Membership twilbanks@theledges.com Arlene Zanlunghi Events Coordinator azanlunghi@theledges.com


CALENDAR November 1 Wine Tasting 6-7:30PM November 3 Scotch Tasting 6:30PM November 11 Holiday Food and Wine Expo 6PM November 11 Steak and Seafood Night Dinner November 17 Bourbon Tasting 6:30PM November 24 Thanksgiving Brunch 10AM - 2PM

December 4 Santa Brunch 10AM - 2PM December 6 Wine Tasting 6-7:30PM December 6 Ladies Christmas Cocktail 6:30PM December 11 Santa Brunch 10AM - 2PM December 18 Grinch Brunch 10AM - 2PM December 18 Candlelight Dinner 6:30PM December 20, 21, 22 Story Time with Santa 5PM

November 25 Steak and Seafood Night Dinner

December 23 Steak and Seafood Night Dinner

November 29 Christmas Tree Lighting Pro-Shop Christmas Sale Begins at 5PM

December 24 Christmas Eve Clubhouse and Course closes at 2PM

Pilates Every Monday at The Twenty-Two 9AM

All events have a 72-Hour Cancellation Policy. Any cancellations or changes to the party sizes must be made before 72-hours prior to an event. After that time, the full price of the event will be charged.

December 25 Christmas Day Clubhouse and Course closed December 30 Steak and Seafood Night Dinner December 31 New Year's Eve Dinner 6:30PM January 1 New Year's Day Clubhouse and Course Closed Children can bring their letters to Santa from page 17 to Santa Brunch and Story Time.


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LADIES

C h rist mas COCKTAIL

COCKTAIL

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6 6:30PM 'tis the season for chestnuts roasting and friends toasting Join us for The Ledges Annual Ladies Cocktail Party $45 per person

RSVP TO 256-883-0860

'tis the season for

chestnuts roasting and friends toasting

LADIES

'tis the season for

friends toasting

chestnuts roasting and

Ladies Cocktail Party

$45 per person

C h rist mas

COCKTAIL

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6 6:30PM

Join us for The Ledges Annual

RSVP TO 256-883-0860

LADIES

C h rist mas

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6 6:30PM

Join us for The Ledges Annual Ladies Cocktail Party $45 per person

RSVP TO 256-883-0860