The area caught a break overnight, as the Cosumnes River didn't reach the forecast levels. Still, it was plenty high, with whitecaps rolling by the first green of the South Course Tuesday morning. A bunker there flooded 10 days ago, when the river damaged three of the course's holes, two of which remain under repair. Scott Road remained flooded Tuesday morning.Click photo for larger image.Read more » about Sun returns on a high-running Cosumnes
The Country Club has been cleaning up since Saturday, trying to make the best of Mother Nature’s mess on Holes 10 and 11 of the South Course, which flooded Friday when the Cosumnes River rushed in. General Manager Bill Armstrong says they’ve got seven to 10 people on the job every day, and the work will continue for another week or 10 days. These shots were taken Monday, when workers were cleaning up the 10th tee, which was submerged halfway up the tee-box hill. (The marker stone, right, was completely submerged.) The South Course reopened for play Tuesday, minus Holes 10 and 11, which will be closed for another few weeks, Armstrong estimates.Click photos for larger imagesRead more » about Country Club cleans up after Mother Nature
New Country Club owner Bob Husband talks with Men's Club members.
Bob Husband, whose company is buying the Country Club, shared his thoughts about club improvements at a Men’s Club dinner Wednesday night. Among his topics were the need for staff training, a fitness-swim center, creating indoor-outdoor spaces and a quality driving range. His goal: to make the club the social center of the community. Read more » about New owner talks about Country Club plans
Wednesday morning, with the Cosumnes River levels falling, the community was looking at the forecast of a couple of showery days, then maybe a few days of sunshine. The Country Club was looking at a cleanup job on the first hole of the South Course, an area that got a taste of Cosumnes floodwaters. Photo by Frank Falusi. Click for larger image.Read more » about Falling water and a rising sun
The Country Club announced Saturday that thanks to responses from Murietans, it believes it has identified the two young men who vandalized the club early Wednesday and consumed alcoholic beverages. The information has been shared with the Sheriff's Department, the club said. Read more » about Country Club says it has identified vandals
Music, wine, food and classic cars replaced golfers on the 18th fairway Sunday as the Rancho Murieta Country Club hosted its second Wine & Wheels event. Fifteen wineries from Amador County offered a variety of wines for tasting and food vendors served a multitude of foods -- pizza fresh from a fire-fed oven, open-pit BBQ, handmade tortillas and cold treats for a warm day. The crowd enjoyed the outdoor feast family-style at long tables. At the other end of the fairway, the clubhouse became a backdrop for gleaming vintage autos. (Click photo for larger image.)Read more » about A Sunday for wine, wheels and food