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Tuesday 1 Club, Course, & Facilities CLOSED All Day

6 Now Open for Dinner on Sunday!


8 Club, Course, & Facilities CLOSED All Day

9er-F9 Clubhouse Closed Closed for Dinner



15 9er-B9

Club, Course, & Facilities CLOSED All Day

Golf Fitness Training 8am Closed for Dinner

20 Adult Cooking Class 6pm-$70++/person



Club, Course, & Facilities CLOSED All Day

9er-F9 Golf Fitness Training 8am Bingo & Taco Night 5:30pm


28 Club, Course, & Facilities CLOSED All Day

29 9er-B9 Golf Fitness Training 8am Closed for Dinner

Wednesday Thursday Friday 2 3 4 9er Bump Day-B9

Midweek Mussels



Midweek Mussels


New England Clam Chowder

Prime Rib Night

10 Clubhouse Closed


WGG TT Clubhouse Closed


Manhattan Clam Chowder


Midweek Mussels

30 Board of Directors Meeting 6:30pm

Midweek Mussels

New England Clam Chowder


Book Group Meeting 7pm

19 Golf Fitness Training 8am

Prime Rib Night


26 Golf Fitness Training 8am

$15 Full Swing Clinic Prime Rib Night

31 WGG TT Casual Wine Tasting 5:30pm-$7/person Prime Rib Night

$15 Short Game Clinic 2pm

$15 Full Swing Clinic

Prime Rib Night


12 Golf Fitness Training 8am

WGG Annual Meeting 9am WGG SG 10:30am Midweek Mussels

Saturday 5

Manhattan Clam Chowder

$15 Short Game Clinic 2pm

Happy New Year to everyone! We made it through 2018 without too many bumps in the road which I am very thankful about. I am looking forward to continuing to build on the positive momentum from last year and make 2019 even more successful. On that note, I am very excited to announce we have found our new Director of Membership & Marketing! Her name is Karyn Yarris and she has been working in the events and marketing industry for over 12 years. She will bring a wealth of experience to El Macero Country Club in an effort to drive new members and at the same time focusing on the reKaryn Yarris tainment of all of our valued members. Karyn has lived in Davis for quite a while and is very familiar with the area and very excited to capitalize on some opportunities we have to build our membership numbers. She starts the week of January 21st and we are very eager to have her join our team. Feel free to stop by and introduce yourself to her when she starts. Last month we had a very productive EMCC Improvement Club volunteer day. We had nine members come out and we were able to complete some cleanup of branches and suckers around the course along with re-oiling the teak furniture on the range and benches on the course. Thank you to everyone that came out and keep your eyes open for the date of the next volunteer day.

In addition, the house and wine committees have been working together to find a way to source a display wine cooler for our club wine and need your help. They have found some great looking wine coolers that are ready to be finalized as soon as enough donations are collected. For more information or to donate towards these wine coolers, contact Jim Luna at 916-501-6460.

The new year also brings some milestone anniversaries I’d like to recognize: PROPRIETARY GOLF MEMBERS: Roger & Audrey Henley- 15 years Guneet and Bubbly Bajwa- 10 years Patrick and Mary Gibbons- 5 years Jeremy and Kristen Higgins- 1 year SOCIAL MEMBERS Henry & Lenore Spoto- 40 years Dale & Mary Ann Harper- 15 years Dino & Sarah Ricci- 1 year I look forward to seeing the longevity of other milestone anniversaries this year! Join us on Tuesday, January 22, for our next Bingo Night starting by 5:45pm through 7:30pm (you can join us even if you can’t make it by 5:45pm). Put it on your calendars as yours truly will be calling the numbers. All ages are welcome to attend and I hope we can have some big turnouts this year.

Once again, happy new year to all and I look forward to see you around the club, -Rusty Seymour General Manager

Food and Beverage Update Happy New Year! 2018 was chalk full of fun and excitement and we only hope to keep the ball rolling into 2019. The New Dinner Menu launched a couple weeks ago and we have had some great reviews. Try the Rack of Lamb and the Osso Bucco. The 3 day Clubhouse closure in January gives our team an opportunity for some much needed deep cleaning and in depth service training. The Snack Bar will remain open during those days for anyone who is looking for a bite to eat or drink. Channan and her team will be happy to take care of you! Member Events Recap We were blessed to hear the incredible performance of the Davis High School Madrigal Choir at our Madrigal Dinner. 28 members and guests attended to start off the holiday season. We cannot wait to have them back next year. The Ladies Fashion Show was one for the books. The focus was on the show and thanks to the work of Roberto Sequiera, the social committee and all of the member models, we’ve been told many times that this was the best Fashion Show we’ve hosted. 92 attend the event and I can’t wait to see that number jump up in 2019. There were 101 artistic contractors who beautified their brown cook homes at the Ginger Bread House Event. The evening was full of sweets and a wonderful magic show to top off the evening. One would think the event was just for the young ones, however there were a couple couples who came childless and joined in the festivities. Santa once again stopped by our Club to take pictures for the Santa Brunch. This time he took all the children’s letters home and wrote them back before Christmas. I’m sure all of our 191 guests were on the nice list last year. Hopefully you all stay on this side of the list for when he returns this year. We’ll have the carving and omelet stations ready for him too. The NYE Party was full of big winners, smiles and a lot of wine! Thanks to the playlist choice of DJ Steve Buzzard, the night was a perfect start to what is going to be a great 2019. Thank you to the 46 members who spent their first moments of the new year with us! We look forward to spending this year making more cherished moments like the ones we made that night! -Keith Culley Food & Beverage Director

Adult Cooking Class

January 20th

Bingo Night & Taco Tuesday

January 22nd

Casual Wine Tasting

January 31st

Valentine’s Day Dinner

February 14th

Sip & Create

February 17th

Senders Wine Dinner

February 20th

Tap Takeover

February 21st

Game Night & Sushi Night

February 26th

Casual Wine Tasting

February 28th

Date & events are subject to change.

Tuesday Lunch: 11am-5pm CLOSED FOR DINNER Wednesday-Friday Lunch: 11am-5pm Dinner: 5pm-8pm Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 11am-5pm Dinner: 5pm-8pm Please call the office to make dinner reservations: 530-753-3363

January 20th at 6:00 PM Learn new kitchen skills, recipes, sip wine, and make new friends.

Price $70++

RSPV Required EMCC's Cancellation policy of 48 hours applies to this event.

Join us Thursday, January 31st! 5:30-7pm $7 per person Price includes wine & light appetizers.

2018 has come and gone quickly and we are excited for 2019. We are happy to announce that we have a newly formed Men’s Club that will have more players on the golf course for some great tournaments. El Macero will host the new year with a rescheduled Inaugural Glow Ball event. The event will be open to the first nine groups that sign up. Glow in the dark golfing adds a twist to the traditional golfing experience. For the night golfers, the event will start on the 1st of February at 6:30pm. The cost is $40 for members, and guest $60. Few events scheduled for month of February: 

Sunday, February 3rd – The Big Game 9:30 SG and viewing party

Saturday, February 16th – Men’s Club 1-Man Scramble

The 1-Man Scramble is the first Men’s Club event of 2019 and while it won’t be a points race event, it is a great way to start the new Men’s Club and win some prizes. -Chad Bennett, PGA Director of Golf Operations

MLK Day-Club Closed

January 21st

Glow Ball Tournament

February 1st

The Big Game-9:30 SG

February 3rd

Men’s Club 1 Man Scramble

February 16th

President’s Day-Club Open TT

February 18th

NCGA Four Ball Qualifier

March 9th & 10th

Spring Aeration (Course Closed)

March 11th & 12th

NCGA Zone Qualifier

March 30th

TBA Year Long Match Play

April 1st

Sr. Ham Shoot

April 6th

Men’s Club Par 3 Contest

April 7th

UC Davis El Macero Classic

April 11th-14th

Masters Pick Your Partner

April 14th

Men’s Club Stoke Play Champ

April 27th & 28th

Twilight Golf-3:00 SG

April 28th

Date & events are subject to change.

Net Better Ball of Two $40 per Member $60 per Vertical User or Guest Lunch and Prizes Post Round Automatic entry into the Football Squares Pool! 3 Flights Male/Male - Male/Female - Female/Female Men: White Tees Women: Red/Gold Combo LUNCH BUFFET WILL FEATURE FOOD FROM THE REGIONS OF THE TEAMS PLAYING

Indoor Golf Fitness Circuit Training with Kevin Estrella Make 2019 your best golf year ever! Start the year off right by taking care of the most important piece of equipment you own…your body. As many of you are aware, playing golf taps into strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance. At times, people overlook the importance of how your body can positively or negatively affect your game. In an effort to improve some will take lessons, others will purchase new clubs (both of which can be important), but they neglect taking care of their body. In our indoor golf fitness program we will set up circuit training in which you will complete an exercise for approximately 1 minute and then immediately rotate to another. When put together, several exercises make up the ‘circuit’. Each station of the circuit will have 3 levels of the exerciselower impact, medium impact, and higher impact. You can choose which level is the most appropriate for you. This fitness program is designed for anyone looking to improve their golf game and/or health. Please consult with your doctor if you question whether or not you should participate. The circuit training will take place in the banquet room twice per week at least through winter. Space is limited. Sign ups will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Call the golf shop to sign up. Schedule 8:00am – 9:15am Tuesdays & Fridays Program begins January 15, 2019 Cost: $5 per session $15 Full Swing and Short Game Golf Clinics Our popular full swing and short game clinics resume for 2019. Call the golf shop to sign up and join the fun! 1/11 & 1/25, 2:00pm – 3:15pm, Friday Full Swing Clinic 1/12 & 1/26, 2:00pm – 3:15pm, Saturday Short Game Clinic -Kevin Estrella Director of Player Development

December was a mild, fairly dry month for the Davis area compared to prior years. We experienced below average rainfall and made it through the entire month without a frost delay. January has started off much colder with wet weather predicted soon, but hopefully Mother Nature will be as kind in January as she was in December. Thank you for your cooperation and efforts of keeping the carts in the fairways on days that we had requested it. The reason for this direction was simply that the fairways had dried much faster than the rough and had a much better potential to handle the traffic with less damage than the rough. We have been making progress on the dead tree removal and trimming of trees important to the integrity of the golf course, the most noticeable difference will be around the driving range tee and putting green area. The shop and maintenance yard cleanup is progressing nicely and will continue in the coming months. We will plant some native vegetation to the right of hole 3 where we have composted all our collected leaves from the fall and we will seed the area next to the cart path. Bunker rake placement will become more consistent this month as our staff is going to start placing rakes half in and half out of the bunker with the rake head placed in the bunker. The staff will also start placing them on the back side of our bunkers so they do not affect whether or not a rolling golf ball ends up in a bunker. The goal is to keep the rakes in an area where they will have the smallest chance of affecting the outcome of a shot. Please see the picture below for the desired placement. -Joe Cuneo Superintendent

Happy New Year! Thank you to everyone who came out to our social event and/or one of my clinics during December. It was nice to see some familiar faces mixed with some new ones! There’s a lot for tennis fans to be excited about in January. The Australian Open kicks off on Sunday, January 13th and will end on Sunday, January 27th. There’s nothing like tuning in to watch the pros to inspire our own games. If you prefer live action, the women’s tennis team at UC Davis will have our first home match of the 2019 season on Saturday, January 26 th at 11:00am against the University of San Francisco at the Marya Welch Tennis Center. Come on out and support your Ags! Member Tennis Thursdays If you are free on Thursday mornings at 10am, like to play tennis, and are a member at El Macero, then you’re in luck! Sandra Ross has organized a regular time for members to get together and play tennis. There are a total of 8 openings each week, and all you need to do to secure your spot is text Sandra at (949) 235-8133 or email her at After play, the group will enjoy a nice lunch gathering in the Club House. Get in touch with Sandra now to get in on the fun! Mixed Doubles Anyone? A new tradition has begun at the courts on Sunday afternoons…a little mixed doubles, followed by happy hour at the club! This is a great opportunity to enjoy some friendly competition and lovely fall weather, as well as get to know some fellow tennis players. If you are interested in playing (even if you don’t have a partner), please contact Karen Senders at Tennis Lessons If you’re looking to improve your game, please contact me for more details about lessons. I offer private lessons if you like to work one-on-one, and I’m also happy to set up semi-private and group lessons. For more information please contact me by email at or phone (916) 267-4447. For any other tennis related questions at El Macero, please call Henry Spoto, Jr. at (530) 756-6102 or email our tennis committee chairperson, Peggy Leander, at - Sara Jackson

The CLUBHOUSE will be closed Tuesday, January 8th – Thursday, January 10th The CLUBHOUSE will reopen Friday, January 11th The COURSE & FACILITIES will maintain their regular business hours during this clubhouse closure. The Club, Course, & Facilities will be closed on Monday, January 21st for MLK Day, and will reopen for regular business on Tuesday, January 22nd.

Contact Us Main Office: 530-753-3363 Golf Shop: 530-753-5621 Website: Address: 44571 Clubhouse Dr. El Macero, CA 95618 January Calendar

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The Pheasant's Quill Volume 1 - January 2019  
The Pheasant's Quill Volume 1 - January 2019