weeks of no shows was of great concern to those ATAGerspresent, the
immediately formed an
ATAG Disciplinary Committee
to set ATAG policy for noshows and come up with appropriate sanctions for thosewho violate the rules. After deliberating for some length(2-3 cold ones), the
instituted the followingpolicy which will be incorporated into ATAG By Laws: (a)players must notify the
r by e-mail of anycancellation of a reserved spot as soon as possible but in
no event later than 2 pm
on the day of the
(b)failure to show without proper advance notification willresult in the following sanctions: For the
,the player will be
will receive a
, and will have a
Letter Of Reprimand
placed in his file. For a
, the player will suffer
death by “boogadaboogada”.
Bernhardt and Eaton
were sanctioned in compliance with the new policy,although
sentence was later
for good behavior and remorse, althoughhe was placed on
It was another pleasant evening on the porch andseemingly a more amiable group of participants as someplayers again stayed past 9 pm sharing stories andenjoying the camaraderie.
told acouple of jokes that were met with polite applause but itwas mostly just sitting around the tables and talking,eating, and drinking.
made a cameo appearance on theporch to let everyone know he was heading to
, and would miss the next two matches.
likewise dropped by during a break from theAnsley Golf Club’s grounds committee meeting where heis representing the ATAG interests and is due to make afull report to the
“Metro Marty” Arnold
was at it again, sipping hischardonnay and eating a light salad while wearingdesigner shades, and lacking only a scarf to complete theTruman Capote look.
let it slip that he had recently seen—on pay per view—the gay cowboy flick “
”. Morris assured everyone that he had not“
”, but did give it raving reviews. Thisraised the eyebrows of some players and caused others toremark how the film had put a new spin on some of the
sayings such as,
■ Since new jokes are coming few and far between,the Commissioner asked that each week one player takeit upon himself to tell a joke (hopefully new material).
“Commish....First let mecompliment you on thenew look of theNewsletter...is there a“newsletter category forthe “Pulitzer Prize” ? , if so I would like to submittheNickelodeon!....Secondly,please accept my sincereapology for my no showlast week, although I didcall to cancel with Pattyso that others could fillthe spot....nonetheless, Iaccept my punishmentwith dignity and gracewith hope of getting backinto the good graces of the Commissioner againsoon.”Guy Thomson, 5-16-06“love the new look...revamped Nickelodeonexplodes into pulitzercontention in the categoryof best weekly newsletterabout nothing”Brooks Cowles, 5-18-06
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