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Ann Arbor Golf Club

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Parent Issue
Day
20
Month
October
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The Anii Arbor Golf Club meeting held in Frieze Memorial hall Friday eveuing, was very largely attended, some 75 members of the 140 members being present. Much enthusiasm was manifested. The constitution and bylaws as prepared were adopted. The offlcers elected were : Captain, Dr. J. Playfair McMurrick ; secretary, Prof. L. P. Jocelyn ; treasurer, Dr. Augustus Trowbridge. These three are exofficio members of the board of direetors. The other four directors elected were: Prof. Fred M. Taylor, Junius E. Beal, Daniel Zimmernian and Roger Morris, the latter two being student represen tatives. The committee appoiuted reported, that the club had been incorporated. The grounds ou S. Main st. had been leased from Mr. Roberts, for three years with the privilege of renewing the same for three years more, or purehasing the same. The groimds are fast gettiug hito excellent condition. The house on the grounds has been fltted up as a club house. The tournament began on Saturday with the prelimiuari.es, They will be continued on Wednesday, when all the preliminaries will be finished. Every member of the club is eligible to the preliminaries and are urged to be present on Wednesday and show their interest in the game. A big crowd is expected. Probably 50 per cent. of those taking part in the preliminaries will be qualifled to take part in the fináis. The constitution provides for a membership fee of $3 with $3 anuual dues. The family of members may join tipon the payment of a fee of $1 each, only those 16 years of age boing oligible. Sinlge women, or non-residents may become members upon the payment of $1.50 membership and $1.50 annual dues. As the matter of limitng the membership is being discussed, everyone who has an inolination to join the club should see that his or lier name is proposed. This is one of the social clubs of the town and will prove a very pleasant social gathering point for all who either play golf or enjoy a bicycle spin on the road to the club house.