Bay Creek Member Insider
Bay Creek Member Insider
Below you will find an archive of the Bay Creek monthly newsletter, the Member Insider. Browse through the issues below, or follow the link located at the bottom of this page to subscribe.


Ladies of Bay Creek (Nov 2019)
Ladies of Bay Creek Please Join Us for Wine and Cheese on Wednesday, December 11 at 5pm at the Bay Creek Beach Club where Matt Hagler of Preserve Communities will be joining us and talking about the rebranding of the Beach Club and its transition into our very own Health Active Wellness Center. We look forward to seeing you there! Julie Pruitt Beach Club Manager Bay Creek Resort & Club 757-331-8738 Bay Creek Resort   Bay Creek Resort & Club   Bay Creek Golf Cour

Member Insider - November 2019 (Oct 2019)
Member Insider November 2019 "What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive." ~Arnold Palmer Shotgun Start on Thanksgiving Thursday, November 28 Get your Turkey Day off to a fun and healthy start. Join us for a 9:00am Shotgun Start. No tournament, just play for fun and get home in plenty of time for Thanksgiving Dinner. Call the Golf Shop at 331-8620 to reserve your spot. The Golf Shop, Tavern and Beach Club will all close at 2:00pm on

Hurricane Advisory - September 5 (Sep 2019)
Member Insider Thursday, September 5, 2019 Hurricane Advisory It is likely that Bay Creek will feel some effects from Hurricane Dorian late today or tomorrow.  We want all of our Members and employees to be safe so please exercise caution in the event of flooding or high winds.  At this time, we expect Club facilities will be closed on Friday, September 6.  That may change if the storm weakens or changes course, but please call ahead before visiting the Golf Shop, Coach House Tavern or

Member Insider - October 2019 (Oct 2019)
Member Insider October 2019 “"I've always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win." - Arnold Palmer 16th Annual Legends Member Guest Tournament Etzkorn and Macner Win! Jeremy Etzkorn and Tom Macner outlasted 23 other teams to win the 16th Annual Legends Member Guest, our premier Member event of the season. Each two-person team played a Round Robin of five 9-hole matches in four Fli

Beach Club Pools (Aug 2019)
Beach Club Pools Open Late next Wednesday Beach Club Pools and Lounge to Open at 10:00am The Beach Club pools will open at 10:00am next Wednesday, August 14 instead of the usual 7:00am.  Landscaping crews will be applying fertilizer and treating the lawn and gardens for broadleaf weeds.  For your safety, we ask that members avoid the pool deck area during this process.  At the same time, the Lounge will also be closed for carpet cleaning.  The gym and locker rooms will open at the us

Member Insider - September 2019 (Sep 2019)
Member Insider September 2019 “No act of Kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."  - Aesop 13th Annual Legends Member Guest Tournament Thursday, Friday & Saturday, September 26-28 Register now for the 2019 Legends Member Guest, our premier Member event of the season! This year's competition will include a Round Robin with each two-person team playing five 9-hole matches plus a Par Three Tournament, Skins Game and more. $675 per team includes Golf, Carts, Tee Gifts, Prizes,

Member Insider - August 2019 (Jul 2019)
Member Insider August 2019 “Six Best Doctors in the World: Sunlight, Rest, Exercise, Diet, Self Confidence, Friends." Club Championship Results Restein, Smith, Lenhardt and Edwards Take Titles Joe Restein shot 76-72-148 to win the Bay Creek Club Championship for the 17th time on July 6-7.  Jamie Ibarra and Frank Pegram both finished six strokes behind at 154 with Blaine Smith another shot back.  Bob Smith shot 157 to win the Seniors Championship, Kim Lenhardt won the Women's title

Member Insider - July 2019 (Jun 2019)
Member Insider July 2019 “I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true.” - Wendell Wilkie One-Day Member Guest Jack Burbee & Jeff Lichty shot a 4-under par 68 to win the One-Day Member Guest on the Palmer course on June 15.  Jamie Ibarra & Sinjin Jones finished second, two strokes back.  Competitors played a Scramble format on the front nine and the  very challenging Alternate Shot on the back.  Garrett Dunha

Member Insider - June 2019 (Jun 2019)
Member Insider June 2019 “Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning." - Thomas Jefferson Spring Member-Member Playing the very challenging Chapman Format, Bob Smith & Joe Restein shot 75 to win Low Gross in the Spring Member-Member on May 18.  Fur Robbins & Lee Robbins won Low Net with a 68.  Bob O'Brien & Dave Baudoin finished second Gross and Bill Howat & Ron

Pickleball Schedule (Apr 2019)
Pickleball at Bay Creek Pickleball Schedule Play the fastest growing sport in America!  Join our fun “Pick Up Games” on the Bay Creek courts.  We play on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays at 3:30pm, weather permitting.   Pickleball is easy to learn and new players are welcome!  We have some extra paddles if you want to give it a try.  If you have questions, please call Debi Facciolli at 610-468-5554 or you can reach her by email. Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines elements of b

Member Insider - May 2019 (May 2019)
Member Insider May 2019 “The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness, beauty, and truth." - Albert Einstein Sunday Couples Golf Scramble Every Sunday at 4:00pm Join the Fun! Open to all Members and their Guests, we play nine holes and many stay to eat dinner together afterward in the Tavern. Golfers of all skill levels are welcome including beginners! The Golf Shop makes the pairings to equalize th

Get Fit for PXG at Bay Creek (Mar 2019)
GET FITTED FOR PXG at BAY CREEK! Bay Creek Golf Club THURSDAY APRIL 11, 2019 10:00am - 2:00pm Widely recognized for its commitment to developing the world's finest golf equipment, PXG offers golfers at every level of the game an unparalleled playing experience. The company's formula for success is its focus on one thing: performance. Now you have the opportunity to be fitted by the company's most elite staff. Trained by the guys who had a hand in building PXG clubs, PXG Master Fitters offe

Member Insider - April 2019 (Apr 2019)
Member Insider April 2019 “Some people think of me as just plain lucky. I would like to say, however, that a man might be walking around lucky and not know it unless he tries." - Arnold Palmer at the Masters 5th Annual Big Hole Tournament Results Both days of our Bay Creek Big Hole Tournament on March 30 and 31 drew full fields of regional golfers and the large (15 inch) cups yielded some low scores.  Bay Creek members Joe Restein and Fur Robbins shot an amazing 23-under par 49 on Sa

Pickleball Rescheduled (Feb 2019)
Member Insider Monday, February 25, 2019 Pickleball Tomorrow Our informal Pickleball get together was rained out on Sunday and has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 26th at 4:00pm. There will be experienced players to give instruction and explain the rules. If you have questions, please call Debi Facciolli at 610-468-5554 or you can reach her by email. Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddl

Pickleball This Sunday (Feb 2019)
Member Insider Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Pickleball This Sunday! Do you play pickleball? Are you interested in learning the fastest growing sport in the nation?  If the weather forecast holds true, we will have an informal pickleball get together this Sunday, February 24, at 2:00pm at the tennis courts. Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perf

Member Insider - March 2019 (Feb 2019)
Member Insider March 2019 "I began my day as I always do, by exercising and then downing a quart of water as my grandmother used to do in order to get the plumbing properly functioning." - Arnold Palmer Get Golf Ready for Spring Spring and Golf Season is Fast Approaching…..Time to Tune up your Game! After the long winter lay off, now is the best time to tune up your game.  Bay Creek's Zach Pfingst is an immensely talented and compassionate PGA Certified instructor and he can help yo

Member Insider - February 2019 (Feb 2019)
Member Insider February 2019 "The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be."  - Ralph Waldo Emerson New Executive Chef Michelle Cusmina Bay Creek is excited to announce that Shelly Cusmina has been appointed Executive Chef at the Coach House Tavern!  Shelly comes to the Tavern with 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry and will be overseeing all the kitchen’s culinary operations. Touting a BA in Political Science and Russian from Rutgers Uni

Member Insider - January 2019 (Dec 2018)
Member Insider  January 2019 "Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you a better man."  - Benjamin Franklin  Happy New Year! From all of us at Bay Creek, we wish you and your family a healthy and prosperous New Year!  The Golf Shop, Coach House Tavern and Beach Club will all operate at normal hours on New Year's Eve. The Beach Club will open at 8:00am rather than 7:00am on New Year's Day. The Golf Shop and Tavern will also open

Member Insider - December 2018 (Nov 2018)
Member Insider  December 2018 "Writers have told me more than once that I'm a better interview in defeat than in victory, which is a compliment I am extremely proud of."   - Jack Nicklaus Happy Holidays! We are honored to count you as a Member of our Bay Creek family.  We wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season and a healthy and peaceful New Year! Join us for a 9:00am Shotgun Start on Monday, December 24th. No tournament, just play for fun and get home in plenty of tim

Member Insider - November 2018 (Oct 2018)
Member Insider - November 2018 "As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round." - Ben Hogan Shotgun Start on Thanksgiving Thursday, November 22 Get your Turkey Day off to a fun and healthy start. Join us for a 9:00am Shotgun Start.  No tournament, just play for fun and get home in plenty of time for Thanksgiving Dinner. Call the Golf Shop at 331-8620 to reserve your spot. The Golf Shop, Tavern and Beach Club will all close at 2:00

Member Insider - October 2018 (Oct 2018)
Member Insider - October 2018 "Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning." - Thomas Jefferson Legends Member Guest Tournament Hitchings and Walsh Take the Title for 2018 Bill Hitchings and Mike Walsh outlasted 23 other teams to win the 12th Annual Legends Member Guest, our premier Member event of the season.  Each two-person team played a Round Robin of five 9-hol

Member Insider - September 2018 (Aug 2018)
Member Insider - September 2018 "Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish." - John Quincy Adams 12th Annual Legends Member Guest Tournament Thursday, Friday & Saturday, September 20-22 Register now for the 2018 Legends Member Guest, our premier Member event of the season!  This year's competition will include a Round Robin with each two-person team playing five 9-hole matches plus a Par Three Tournament, Skins Game and

Member Insider - August 2018 (Aug 2018)
Member Insider - August 2018 "Live in such a way that if someone spoke badly of you, no one would believe it." Club Championship Results Restein, Robbins, George and Edwards Take Titles Joe Restein shot 156 over 36 holes to win his 16th Bay Creek Club Championship by four strokes over Jaime Ibarra on July 14th and 15th.  Fur Robbins shot 157 to win the Seniors Championship, Lisa George won the Women's title and Gail Edwards took the Senior Women's division.  Adam Wells (Men's) and Bi

Member Insider - July 2018 (Jun 2018)
Member Insider - July 2018 "Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves." - Abraham Lincoln Spring Member-Member Results Jaime Ibarra and Sinjin Jones shot a one-under par 71 to edge Joe Restein and Addison Restein by a single stroke in the 4th Annual One Day Member-Guest on the Nicklaus Course on June 16.  Garrett Dunham and Keith Hensley had a 65 to win the NET division.  Thirty members and guests enjoyed a beautiful spring day competing in this unique event w

Member Insider - June 2018 (May 2018)
Member Insider - June 2018 "We could certainly slow the aging process down if it had to work its way through Congress." - Will Rogers Spring Member-Member Results Rusty Gates and Fur Robbins shot 75 to win the Gross Division of the Spring Member-Member by two strokes over Dave Baudoin and Bob O'Brien on May 19 on the Nicklaus course.  The Chapman format was used - both players teed off, hit each other's second shot then alternated in from that point.  Adam Wells and Bob Smith won

Member Insider - May 2018 (May 2018)
Member Insider - May 2018 "One thing I've learned over time is, if you hit a golf ball into water, it won't float." - Arnold Palmer Smith, Hughlett and Edwards Win Par 3 Bob Smith shot a one-under par 53 to win the Championship Flight of 9th Annual Spring Par 3 Tournament on April 28 on the Nicklaus Course.  Frank Hughlett won a scorecard playoff to take a closely contested First Flight and Gail Edwards handily won the Womens Flight.  Inspired by the Par 3 Championship at the M

Member Insider - April 2018 (Apr 2018)
Member Insider - April 2018 "Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation." - Jack Nicklaus 4th Annual Big Hole Tournament Despite cold and blustery conditions, both days of our 4th Annual Bay Creek Big Hole Tournaments attracted large fields and the big holes yielded some small scores!  Several Bay Creek members played very well, particulary Joe Restein and Adam Wells who teamed up for a 17 under-par score of 55 to win the Championship Flight on Saturday.

Member Insider - March 2018 (Feb 2018)
Member Insider - March 2018 "Good judgment is usually the result of experience.  And experience is usually the result of bad judgment" - Barry Lepatner CBBT Presentation "From Ferries to Fixed Crossings" Saturday, March 17 - 10:30am Join Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Executive Director Jeff Holland for a presentation of From Ferries to Fixed Crossings in the Beach Club Lounge. Mr. Holland will discuss the history of "One of the Seven Engineering Wonders of the Modern World;" fro

Member Insider - February 2018 (Jan 2018)
Member Insider - February 2018 "Jack (Nicklaus) navigates more by brain. I go more by heart. Intellect versus instinct. Jack versus Arnie." - Arnold Palmer Super Bowl Party in the Beach Club Lounge Sunday, February 4 - 5:00pm Hosted by the Coach House Tavern.  Join your friends for Super Bowl LLI playing on all eight screens at the Beach Club.  Call 331-8630 or email Kathy to reserve your spot. 4th Annual Big Hole Tournament Saturday, March 24, 11:00 Shotgun Star

Member Insider - January 2018 (Jan 2018)
Member Insider - January 2018 Wishing you a Happy New Year with the hope that you will have many blessings in the year to come. Holiday Schedule The Golf Shop, Coach House Tavern and Beach Club will all operate at normal hours on New Year's Eve. The Beach Club will open at 8:00am rather than 7:00am on New Year's Day. The Golf Shop and Tavern will also open at 8:00am on New Year's Day. Coach House Tavern Member Events You are cordially invited to join us for these special events. 

Member Insider - December 2017 (Dec 2017)
Member Insider - December 2017 " Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart." Washington Irving Happy Holidays! We are honored to count you as a Member of our Bay Creek family. We wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season and a healthy and peaceful New Year! Join us for a 9:00am Shotgun Start on Sunday, December 24th. No tournament, just play for fun and get home in plenty of time for Christmas Eve.

Member Insider - November 2017 (Oct 2017)
Member Insider - November 2017 "Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off."  - Bill Veek King & Bear Tournament The 240 man field is full for our 6th Annual King & Bear Tournament on November 11th and 12th. Teams will be flighted by total team USGA Index based on the November 1st revison. Teams will play at scratch within those flights. Pairings will be posted on th

Member Insider - October 2017 (Sep 2017)
Member Insider - October 2017 "When I played pro football, I never set out to hurt anyone deliberately - unless it was, you know, important, like a league game or something." - Dick Butkus Legends Member Guest Results Dunham and Hensley Win the 2017 Title September 21-23: Garrett Dunham and Keith Hensley defeated Hu Odom and Gary Carter in the final Shootout to win the 2017 Legends Member Guest.  Dunham and Hensley qualified by winning the Jack Nicklaus Flight with 30.5 points.  Chri

Member Insider - September 2017 (Sep 2017)
Member Insider - September 2017 GOLF LAW NO. 21: If you want to hit a 7-iron as far as Dustin Johnson does, simply try to use it to lay up just short of a water hazard. Bay Creek Amateur Results August 5-6: A strong field of 130 players competed in the 10th Annual Bay Creek Amateur, a VSGA points event for Men, Seniors and  Super Seniors. Chase Duffy, the 2015 champ, won the Open title for a second time while Allen Barber won the Senior Division and Van McCarter took the Super Snior

Member Insider - August 2017 (Jul 2017)
Member Insider - August 2017 "As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round."  - Ben Hogan The Bay Creek Amateur Saturday & Sunday, August 5 - 6 A few spots remain for the 10th Annual Bay Creek Amateur. The Amateur is a VSGA points event for Men, Seniors and  Super Seniors. The two-day tournament consists of two rounds of stroke play, one on our Arnold Palmer Signature Course and one on our Jack Nicklaus Signature Course. In the

Member Insider - July 2017 (Jul 2017)
Member Insider - July 2017 Happy Independence Day! "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same." - Ronald Reagan Club Championships Saturday and Sunday, July 22 -23 - Tee Times start at 8:00 each day The annual Bay Creek Club Championship is a Members tournament contested over two days with 36 holes of Stroke Play to determine the Club C

Member Insider - June 2017 (May 2017)
Member Insider - June 2017 "Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties." - Helen Keller Ladies Invitational Thursday, June 22 - 9:00 Shotgun Start Calling all Lady Golfers! The Bay Creek Ladies League cordially invites you to join us for a fun day of friendly competition on our award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature course! Two Lady teams will play a Better Ball format with teams flighted by

Member Insider - May 2017 (May 2017)
Member Insider - May 2017 "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson Spring Member-Member Saturday, May 20 - 9:00 Shotgun Start Members are cordially to participate in this year’s Spring Member–Member tournament on the Nicklaus Course. This is a mixed event and participants will be able to celebrate together during lunch following the tournament. Play will be the Chapman Format in two-person teams. Partne




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