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BY- LAWS

ARTICLE I – NAME

The name of this club shall be the Shoreline Women’s Golf Club.

ARTICLE II – OBJECT

The purpose for which this club has been formed is to promote the interests of golf according to these By-Laws and the Rules of Golf. This club is to be a non-profit organization.

ARTICLE III – MEMBERSHIP

Section 1. Membership of this club shall be restricted to women golfers over 18 years of age in good amateur standing and excluding qualified teaching professionals. Mountain View residents shall have priority of membership.

Section 2. Failure of any member to abide by the rules and regulations set down in the By-Laws of this club shall result in forfeiture of all rights and privileges of membership.

Section 3. Games required for maintaining membership shall be defined in the Standing Rules.

Section 4. The club shall allow associate membership for women who are not able to play on the regular Tuesday play day. Fees, eligibility and requirements are stated in the Standing Rules.

ARTICLE IV – GOVERNMENT/OFFICERS

Section 1. The management and control of this club shall be vested in a Board of Directors.

Section 2. The elected officers will be: Captain, Co-Captain, Secretary and Treasurer. In addition, the Board of Directors will be comprised of: Tournament, Stats, Handicap, Membership, Tee Times, Starter/Scorers, Rules and the past Captain (Ex-Officio).

Section 3. Vacancies occurring in the elective offices shall be filled for the balance of the unexpired term by an appointment by the Captain with approval of the Board of Directors.

ARTICLE V – ELECTIONS

Section 1. Elections shall be held annually at the last General Meeting of the year. Elected officers shall take office on the first of January.

Section 2. At a June meeting (or meeting prior to election meeting), the members shall elect three members to work with two appointed members of the Board to serve as the nominating committee. It shall be the duty of this committee to select candidates for nomination as Directors during the ensuing year.

Section 3. The slate shall consist of one name (and an assistant as needed) for each office and be presented to the membership at the General Meeting in the fall. At this meeting, nominations may be made from the floor.

ARTICLE VI – DUTIES

Section 1. Captain – Shall preside at all meeting of the Shoreline Women’s Golf Club and shall assume duties as usually performed by an executive officer of a social organization. She shall appoint chairmen of committees as shall be deemed necessary to further the purposes of the club.

Section 2. Co-Captain – Shall perform the duties of the captain during her absence or disability. She also is the club’s representative to PWGA and chairperson for the club’s annual fundraiser.

Section 3. Secretary – Shall record the minutes of all board and general meetings, as well as all correspondence as may be required by the Board of Directors.

Section 4. Treasurer – Shall be responsible for preparation of the annual budget which will be approved by the Board and presented to the membership for approval at the spring general meeting. She is also responsible for the receipt and payment of all funds for the club. The treasurer shall report on the club’s finances at all general and board meetings. The books are to be audited at the end of the year by the club auditor. Checks will be signed by the treasurer and/or the Captain.

Section 5. Tournament – Shall prepare a yearly calendar of all weekly tournaments and with her committee supervise these games. This committee has the authority to postpone any tournament because of inclement weather.

Section 6. Handicap – Shall be responsible for oversight of members posting their correct scores. She will be responsible for any matters relating to handicapping . She will obtain monthly GHIN numbers and forward an electronic copy to the Captain and Tee Times chairperson.

Section 7. Starters/Scorers – Shall create an annual scheduling of members duties for the rosters and handle the reported substitutions on a monthly basis. She shall prepare and distribute the procedures and remind members of their upcoming duties.

Section 8. Rules – Shall be responsible for interpreting USGA rules, implementing local rules and conditions of play as they become necessary.

Section 9. Membership – Shall accept applications for membership, arrange qualifying rounds for prospective members, and maintain the records of club members for inclusion in the yearly roster. She will notify the Board of all new members acceptance in the club.

Section 10. Statistician - Shall keep track of games played, meetings attended, Captain’s Trophy points, and information of member’s participation in the club. She will notify the members in the fall of the number of games they have played and meetings attended.

Section 11. Tee Times – Shall schedule the weekly pairings of members signed up to play and notify all by email.

ARTICLE VII - MEETINGS

Section 1. For the purpose of conducting an orderly meeting, the Chair shall abide by Roberts’ Rules of Order.

Section 2. Meetings will be held according to the Standing Rules.



ARTICLE VIII –DUES AND FEES

Section 1. Dues shall be assessed in accordance with the Standing Rules.

Section 2. Delinquent members shall be notified and fined according to the Standing Rules.

Section 3. An initiation fee shall be charged new members in accordance with the Standing Rules.

ARTICLE IX – AMENDMENTS

Any proposed changes in these By-Laws must be presented at a regular or special Board of Directors meeting, and then shall be posted for two week prior to presentation to the membership. A two-thirds vote of those present and voting is required for adoption.

December 6, 1983
Revised 3/10/92
2/08/94
9/24/96
3/16/99
9/26/09