The Air Canada System Golf Committee cordially invites you to attend and participate in the 2010 Air Canada System ACRA Golf Tournament at California’s Foxtail Golf Club’s North Golf Course Accommodations at the Doubletree Hotel in Sonoma Wine Country! 12 th to the 16th Located just north of San Francisco and over the Golden Gate Bridge! With over 200 plus wineries at the nearby! Sunday September 12 th to Thursday September 16 th 2010
Foxtail Golf Club <ul><li>This year the event’s golf tournament will be held at the Foxtail Golf Club in Rohnert Park , which features two gorgeous courses. The tournament will be held solely at the north course. This recently renovated course features 18 holes of challenging yet enjoyable play that any golfer is sure to love. Tournament attendees are encouraged to visit the club’s south course in their spare time. </li></ul><ul><li>Besides the two courses that Foxtail Golf Club has, the club offers the following amenities at additional costs: </li></ul><ul><li>rental clubs </li></ul><ul><li>an on-site bar and clubhouse </li></ul>The golf club is only a minute’s walk away from the hotel!
<ul><li>YOU’RE ELIGIBLE TO PLAY IF YOU’RE…. </li></ul><ul><li>AN ACTIVE OR RETIRED AIR CANADA and JAZZ EMPLOYEE and THEIR GUESTS </li></ul><ul><li>In addition, any Air Canada or Jazz Employee (current or retired) and guests including spouses are eligible to attend & participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Tournament Registration: Saturday September 11th, 2010 from 1700 to 1800 hrs and September 12 th from 1600 to 1800 hrs at the Doubletree hotel. </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Meeting: Monday, September 13 th , 2010 from 1600 to 1700 hrs at the Doubletree hotel. </li></ul>
STATION REPRESENTATION This year’s tournament will consist of THREE days of play as follows: MONDAY PRACTICE ROUND, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY TOURNAMENTS. MEN’S LOW GROSS, LADIES LOW GROSS, MEN’S LOW NET, LADIES LOW NET, BEST TEAM (MENS OR LADIES) GUEST DIVISION MEN’S LOW GROSS, LADIES LOW GROSS, MEN’S LOW NET (Calloway), LADIES LOW NET (Calloway) SENIORS DIVISION LOW GROSS & LOW NET (Handicap Required) SUPER SENIORS DIVISION 65 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER (Handicap Required)
<ul><li>The Doubletree also offers the following facilities and services: </li></ul><ul><li>In-Room Dining </li></ul><ul><li>Tennis Courts, Outdoor Pool, Jacuzzi, and Sun Deck </li></ul><ul><li>Fitness Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Bacchus Restaurant & Wine Bar </li></ul><ul><li>Three restaurants in the Doubletree Plaza </li></ul>Accommodations In addition, the hotel is nearby to outdoor activities like biking, hiking, canoeing and kayaking, horseback riding on the beach and hot air ballooning! <ul><li>The hotel offers single and double occupancy guest rooms, as well as non-smoking rooms. All rooms are fully equipped with the following amenities: </li></ul><ul><li>Cable TV </li></ul><ul><li>Dual Line Telephones with Voicemail </li></ul><ul><li>A Refrigerator </li></ul><ul><li>A Wolfgang Puck Coffee Maker and Coffee </li></ul>
Wine Tours As the tournament will be held in the heart of California’s wine country, this year’s tournament includes a local winery tour. The cost for the visit and for transportation to and from the winery is included in the tournament fee. It is also suggested that tournament attendees make the most out of their trip by visiting the 350 wineries in Sonoma Wine Country . This area in California features over 60,000 acres of vineyards and offers some of the country’s most flavourful and distinctive wines. You can be sure that the perfect wine for any palate is just a short distance away from the tournament’s lodgings! A list of recommended wineries along with a list of local recommended golf courses will also be distributed at the tournament’s registration.
Calender of Events Saturday, September 11 th , 2010 1700 to 1800 hrs: Registration at the Doubletree Hotel Sunday, September 12 th , 2010 1200 to 1600 hrs: Local Wine Tour 1600 to 1700 hrs: Registration Monday, September 13 th , 2010 0600 to 0730 hrs: Breakfast 0800 hrs : Shotgun Start North Course Practice Round and Golf Event 1600 to 1700 hrs: Annual Meeting 1800 to 2000 hrs: ACRA System Committee Greetings with appetizers and wine sampling at the hotel’s Upper Patio
Tuesday, September 14 th , 2010 0600 to 0730 hrs: Breakfast 0800 hrs: Shotgun Start 1900 hrs: Evening Reception at the Doubletree’s Upper Patio Chardonnay room Wednesday, September 15 th , 2010 0600 to 0730 hrs: Breakfast 0800 hrs: Shotgun Start 1900 hrs: Closing Awards and Dinner at the Doubletree’s Vineyard Room (Attire is Business Casual) Thursday, September 16 th , 2010 Breakfast at leisure!
Some Recommendations... <ul><li>It is recommend that attendees use the Airport Express bus transportation to travel from the San Francisco airport or the Oakland airport directly to the Doubletree Hotel. The buses follow a daily schedule. For more information or specific departure times visit: http://airportexpressinc.com/home.html </li></ul><ul><li>It is also recommended that golfers and non-golfers alike visit http://www.wineroad.com and click on “ticket to the Wine Road” where one and three day tickets for visits to the local wineries can be purchased. Please note that these tickets can only be purchased online. </li></ul>
This year fees for accommodations throughout the tournament need to be paid separate from the tournament fee to the Doubletree Hotel . Payment and bookings for the hotel for September 12th to 16th can be made via phone at 1-800-222-TREE (8733) or at the following website: www.doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/RLSC-DT-ACG-20100910/index.jhtml Ask for the Air Canada group code! As the tournament is being held in prime grape harvest time, it is imperative that anyone wishing to attend book their accommodations by August 11 th 2010 . The cost of the hotel for two people is 131.00 USD (plus tax) per night and is inclusive of a full daily breakfast. If you wish to book additional days at the hotel besides the tournament duration of September 10th to 18th, arrangements must be made separately from the tournament accommodations. The tournament fee for golfers this year is $300 (USD) . This cost includes three rounds of golf with GPS-equipped golf carts, driving range access, dinners at the Doubletree Hotel, towel tags, and a local wine tour with transportation. For those non-golfers who wish to attend the tournament the fee is $130 (USD) . This cost includes dinners at the Doubletree Hotel and a local wine tour with transportation. These tournament fees (excluding accommodations) are to be made payable to the Air Canada System ACRA Golf Tournament via cheque or money order and sent to: Fees Steve Kerwin 14 Glenkindie Ave., Maple, Ontario, Canada L6A 1Z5
<ul><li>Hotel accommodations for the duration of the tournament must be paid to The Doubletree Hotel Sonoma Wine Country. Accommodations can be made by calling 1-800-222-TREE (8733) or at: www.doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/RLSC-DT-ACG-20100910/index.jhtml </li></ul><ul><li>Tournament payments can be made in cheque or money order. Please make tournament payments payable to the Air Canada System ACRA Golf Tournament and send to the following address: </li></ul><ul><li> Steve Kerwin </li></ul><ul><li>14 Glenkindie Ave., </li></ul><ul><li>Maple, Ontario, Canada </li></ul><ul><li>L6A 1Z5 </li></ul><ul><li>For more information please contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Steve Kerwin at 905-832-2687 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Brian Murray at 902-832-0111 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Ron Castelli at 951-683-3454 </li></ul><ul><li>email@example.com </li></ul>Don’t forget, the DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION is AUGUST 8 TH 2010 and all registrations must include THE APPROPRIATE TOURNAMENT FEES sent to the above address and ACCOMODATIONS booked through the hotel!