Wednesday Play (rev. 11/18/06)
One over par = 1 point Two under par = 4 points
Par = 2 points Three under par = 5 points
One under par = 3 points Four under par = 6 points
Two or more over par = minus 1 point Two under par = plus 3 points
One over par = zero points Three under par = plus 4 points
Par = plus 1 point Four under par = plus 5 points
One under par = plus 2 points
The name of this organization shall be the Chattahoochee Men’s Golf Association, hereinafter referred to as CMGA. The CMGA is a golf league with regularly scheduled competition at the Chattahoochee Golf Course in Gainesville, GA.
Article 2. PURPOSE
The purpose of the CMGA is to increase the skills, knowledge, respect for and enjoyment of the game of golf by means of planning, organizing and directing regularly scheduled golf competitions and related social activities for members.
Article 3. MEMBERSHIP
Membership is open to any male amateur golfer, without regard to age, contingent upon his payment of annual dues and enrollment in the GHIN (Golf Handicap and Information Network) handicap system. There shall be permitted one non-dues membership category at the discretion of the President, that of former members of the organization who wish to continue participation in the social activities of the CMGA upon their retirement from the game. This category shall not be eligible to vote.
Article 4. ORGANIZATION AND GOVERNANCE
The CMGA issues no stock or other ownership authority nor does it have paid employees. Membership therein does not convey to the member any personal or private interest in the organization. No pecuniary interest is derived by virtue of a membership. Each member has 1 vote per general membership ballot.
The CMGA shall be governed by a Board of Directors, elected by the general membership. The Board shall consist of the CMGA President, CMGA Vice President, CMGA Secretary and CMGA Treasurer. The President shall serve concurrently as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. This Board, along with the CMGA Tournament Chairman and an Advisory Committee of up to five members will constitute the Executive Board which, under these bylaws, shall be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the CMGA.
Article 5. DUTIES OF EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS
A. President: The President shall oversee the entire CMGA operation and shall have final authority in any administrative matter. He shall preside over all Executive Board meetings. He shall assure that all other Board members perform their specific duties. He may appoint up to five CMGA members to serve on the Advisory Committee. He shall be authorized to sign checks in the absence of the Treasurer. His term of office is one year. He may not succeed himself.
B. Vice President: The Vice President shall assist the President in all administrative duties. He shall preside at all meetings in the absence or incapacity of the President. He shall perform the duties of the President should the President be unable to serve. His term of office is one year. He may not succeed himself.
Secretary: The Secretary shall establish and maintain all records pertaining
to membership and communication. He shall record and publish minutes of all
meetings involving the Executive Board. His term of office is one year. He
may succeed himself.
Article 6. ELECTION OF AND SUCCESSION OF OFFICERS
The Board of Directors shall annually determine a slate of candidates for nomination for offices of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. The Vice-President elected and serving in any year shall be the Board's candidate for President for the next year. All CMGA members shall be informed in writing, no later than fourteen days before the annual meeting, of the Board's nominees for the coming year. Any member desiring to submit his own nomination for different candidate(s) must present the names of his candidate(s) in writing to the Board of Directors not later than three days prior to the date of the annual meeting. The election of officers for the upcoming year shall be conducted no later than December 31 of each year. Upon the unscheduled vacancy of the office of the President, the Vice-President shall succeed. Upon the unscheduled vacancy of the office of the Vice-President, the Secretary or the Treasurer, an appointment for the remainder of the normal term shall be made by the President.
Article 7. MEMBERSHIP DUES AND FEES
The dues for membership and tournament entry fees shall be determined as needed by the Executive Board and reviewed annually dependent upon financial status of the organization.
Article 8. MEETINGS
There shall be at least one scheduled meeting of the CMGA membership each year. Other meetings of the general membership or the Executive Board will be called by the President on an as-needed basis.
Article 9. VOTING
Any proposed change in these bylaws must be approved by a majority vote of the general membership. With the exception of the annual election of the Board of Directors, voting issues to be decided by the general membership may be conducted via USPS mail or by email. For these issues, ballots must be in the hands of members not less than ten days before the ballot return is due.
Article 10. DISSOLUTION
Upon dissolution of this not-for-profit Corporation, all assets shall be donated to one or more appropriate 501(c)(3) organization(s) within the local area or to a local government for a public purpose.