CHAMORRO GOLF CLUB OF SAN DIEGO
name of this golf club shall be Chamorro
Golf Club of San Diego.
Section 1: The Chamorro Golf Club of San Diego is
organized to promote and stimulate interest in golf among descendants and/or former
residents of Guam, the Marianas Island, and friends of the members.
Section 2: To embrace and promote the Chamorro heritage
Section 3: To promote and foster among the members a closer bond
and fraternity for their joint and mutual benefit, and to promote and conserve
the best interests and true spirit of the game of golf as embodied in its
ancient and honorable traditions.
Section 4: To encourage compliance to the USGA Rules of
Golf by creating a representative authority.
Section 5: To maintain a uniform system of handicapping
as set forth in the USGA Handicap System and issue SCGA/USGA Handicap Indexes
to the members.
Section 6: To provide and establish a governing body in conducting
monthly and annual golf tournaments.
Membership shall be available to all men
and women 18 years and older. Total membership shall be a maximum 80 members.
Memberships in the club are individual
Section 3: Only golfers with a reasonable and regular
opportunity to play golf with fellow members and who can personally return
scores for posting may be members and receive SCGA/USGA Handicap Indexes from
Membership confers no voice in the
operation of any golf courses, clubhouses or any facilities of the courses.
Membership confers no special privileges
in connection with any golf course.
Memberships in the club are for a
calendar year only, with all memberships expiring on December 31st.
The fiscal year for the club will be January
1st through December 31st.
Each candidate for membership shall be
proposed and seconded by two active members in good standing. The Board of
Directors shall act upon each proposal by vote and two negative votes shall
disqualify any candidate.
The Board of Directors may confer honorary memberships upon those whom they
feel have contributed to the advancement of golf. The unanimous affirmative
vote of the Board shall be required to approve such action.
In the event that any member of the club
shall commit any act which reflects discredit or disrepute thereon or shall
refuse or neglect to comply with the rules and regulations adopted by the Board
of Directors or the duly appointed officers, such member shall be subject to
suspension or expulsion after (ten days) written notice and the right to be
heard, by a vote of two-thirds of the Board of Directors at any regular meeting
or special meeting called for such purpose.
The annual meeting of the Chamorro Golf
Club of San Diego shall be held on the (third Wednesday in the month of
October). The Board of Directors shall provide for the holding of such other
meetings as may be deemed necessary or desirable and they shall call special
meetings upon written petition signed by not less than thirty percent of the membership.
A legal quorum at any meeting shall be
at least 50% of the club membership. Each active member in good standing shall
be entitled to one vote.
Section 13: All
membership fees and dues shall be established by the Board of Directors from
time to time in such amounts as they deem to be adequate to operate and
maintain the club. Members shall be liable for dues until their written
resignation has been received and accepted.
All monies collected shall accrue to the benefit of the membership.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors shall consist of the President, Vice-President, Secretary,
Treasurer, Committee Chairperson, and its founders. The board shall exercise
all powers of operation and management of the club deem fit for the club’s
Section 2: To protect the integrity and purpose of the
club, the five founders whom are honorary members, shall have unlimited term as
an Official Member of the Board of Directors, providing they are in good
standing. In the case of any vacancy
through death, resignation, disqualification or other cause, the remaining directors
may nominate and elect a successor by majority vote of the board.
Section 3: The Board of Directors shall appoint the
Treasurer and Handicap Chairperson.
The Board of Directors shall meet at such times and places as they may select
and a majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum at any meeting.
The Board of Directors will establish financial annual carryover limit
that complies with State and Federal law. Any funds remaining in the Treasury
at the end of the Club year will be carried over for use by the Board of
Directors for the benefit of the Club as a whole, and principally to allow the
club to continue normal operations.
Section 6: The Board of Directors shall arrange and
schedule with the management of any golf course as necessary, and organize
monthly and annual competitions.
OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES
Section 1: All nomination of Officers shall be reviewed
and approved by the Board of Directors prior to election. Within (ten days)
after the annual meeting and election of officers, the Board of Directors shall
meet with the incoming and outgoing officers.
The Board of Directors shall authorize and define the powers and duties of all
Officers and Committees.
An election for Club Officers by Club members shall consist of:
Serve as a member of and chair the Board of Directors.
2. Responsible for management and operation
of the club as directed by the Board of Directors.
B. Vice President:
1. Fulfill any Presidential
duties in the absence of the President.
2. Serve as a member of the
Board of Directors.
1. Serve as a member of the Board of Directors.
2. Responsible for minutes of Board of Director
Section 4: The following officers are to be appointed be
the Board of Directors:
as a member of the Board of Directors.
2. Shall be appointed by the Board of Directors.
3. Responsible for all club finances and
B. Handicap Chair:
as a member of the Board of Directors
Shall be appointed by the Board of Directors.
3. Responsible for all matters related to
handicaps ensuring compliance with the SCGA/USGA.
A committee may be formed as deemed necessary by the Board of Directors. The president shall be an ex-officio member
of all committees. The Chairperson shall be appointed each year by the President
and/or as deemed necessary by the Board of Directors.
AMENDMENTS TO BY-LAWS
The Board of Directors shall have the power to repeal or amend any of these
By-Laws at a board meeting held in accordance that such action is deemed necessary to serve and benefit the Chamorro Golf Club of San Diego's best interest.