|Kokopelli Ladies League Bylaws
18 Hole Women's Golf Club
rules & general information should be read by everyone
and it is on the general info page.
Here is our Local Rules Page
for the Kokopelli Ladies League.
1 - Name
The name of the organization shall be the Kokopelli Ladies
League, hereinafter call the Club in these Bylaws.
2 - Purpose
The club shall be a non-profit organization whose purpose
is to promote interest in golf by organizing women golfers
and by holding weekly events and tournaments.
3 - Membership
Section 1 - A member in good standing
shall be one whose dues have been paid in accordance with
these bylaws (Art. 4, Sec. 1)
Section 2 - A delinquent member shall
be one who has not paid her dues in accordance with these
bylaws. (Art. 4, Sec 1). A delinquent member's name shall
be deleted from the handicap roster.
4 - Dues and Finance
Section 1 - Non-refundable dues, in an
amount determined annually by the Board of Directors, shall
be due and payable on or before Nov. 30. Dues not paid by
December 25 shall result in the delinquency of the member.
Section 2 - The fiscal year shall be Nov. 1 through
Nov. 1. Your membership will run thru Dec. 31 of the following
Section 3 - A proposed budget shall be submitted by
the Treasurer to the Executive Board for approval, during
the months of January or February.
5 - Officers, Nomination, Elections
Section 1 - Officers
The elected officers of this Club shall be: a President, a
Vice President, a Secretary, and a Treasurer;
The appointed officers of this club shall be: AWGA Representative
and Regional Representative (CAGD).
There term will be two years and they may run again and again.
Section 2 - Duties
The officers shall perform the duties prescribed by these
bylaws and by the parliamentary authority adopted by this
Club. They shall deliver to their successors all materials
pertaining to their office as directed by the President.
A. The President shall:
1. Preside at all meetings of the Club.
2. Call special meetings of the Club.
3. Appoint the chairperson for each committee.
4. Make an annual report to the Club at the awards.
5. Be a member of all committees.
B. The Vice President shall:
1. Serve as Membership Chairperson.
2. Assume the duties of the President in her absence and assume
the Presidency in case of resignation,
or if she is unable to fulfill her term.
3. See that each member has a copy of the constitution and
bylaws. (Ours are online)
4. Plan any orientation meeting for new members. (again online)
5. Perform such other duties as are requested by the President.
6. Shall send "get well" and sympathy cards as required.
They shall be responsible for gift bags at our Christmas Golf
outing at Superstition Springs.
C. The Secretary shall:
1. Record and keep in her custody the minutes of all meetings
of the Club.
2. Have available for reference at all meetings, a copy of
the Constitution and By-laws (on line).
3. Have charge of such correspondence as is delegated to her.
4. Keep on file all communications received and copies of
all letters sent.
5. Post minutes of general meetings and the proposed budget
(Ours are online)
D. The Treasurer shall:
1. Receive all monies due the Club.
2. Pay all bills authorized by the President.
3. Keep an accurate record of receipts and expenditures.
4. Render a report at each regular meeting of the Club and
5. Prepare an annual budget for Board.
E. The AWGA Representative shall:
1. Be the liaison between the AWGA and the local club.
2. Communicate AWGA information to the club.
3. Post AWGA Tournament Flyers.
4. Report to the AWGA Area Representative.
F. The Regional Representative shall: (CAGD)
1. Perform those duties as set forth in the Regional by-laws
and standing rules.
2. Communicate information to the club from their respective
3. Post flyers for tournaments. (Ours are online at our website)
Section 3: Elections and Terms of Office.
A. Nominations: The Board will take any names of those wanting
to run for office. We will vote online for renewal of officers
or election of new officers in October of the year they are
to be reelected. Any member may run for the same office again
B. Elections. The officers shall be elected online during
the month of October. The officers shall be installed at the
end of October meeting, just before our season begins in November.
C. Terms of Office. All officers term shall be for at least
two (2) years or until their successors are elected and installed.
You may serve that same office again the following terms.
6 - Meetings
Section 1. Meetings
Our meetings may run during lunch. We usually have our 2 official
meetings in December and March.
Section 2 Special Meetings
Special meetings may be called by the President or the Executive
Our club will pay for the member representative from our club
plus one other member, if needed, to attend any AGA, CAGD,
Rules Chairman, & Handicap Chairman meetings that charges
Section 3. Notice
Notice of meetings shall be by bulletin board or telephone
7 - Board of Directors.
Section 1 Executive Board
The Executive Board shall consist of the President, Vice President,
Secretary and the Treasurer.
Section 2 Board of Directors
The Board of Directors shall consist of the executive board,
appointed or elected officers, chairperson of each standing
committee, and match play team captain.
Section 3. Duties
The Executive Board shall:
A. Have the general supervision of the affairs of the Club
between regular meetings, and shall report its actions to
B. Be authorized to approve bills.
C. Approve the annual budget for presentation to the general
D. Approve committee programs before they are implemented.
E. Approve appointments made by the President.
F. Have power to suspend or expel any member whose conduct
is contrary to the highest moral and sportsmanship principles.
....... a. A letter shall be sent to the member requesting
her presence at the next board meeting.
....... b. After hearing the member's defense, the board's
decision shall be rendered to the member in writing.
Section 4. Meetings
A. Regular meetings shall be called when needed.
B. The treasurer/play of the day person will present play
of the day winners for the previous month. They will receive
their gift cards from the clubhouse on the first Tuesday of
C. Special meetings may be called by the President.
8 - Committees
--- The person running the committee/activity listed
below can be appointed by the President or the Executive Board
which includes the Pres., VP., Sec., & Treasurer.
Section 1. Standing Committees and Duties
Each standing committee shall have a chair that serves on
the Board of Directors.
A. The History Committee are online pictures from the past
on our picture link online.
B. The Rules Committee shall cooperate with the Tournament
Committee in interpreting local and USGA rules which might
C. The Play of the Day/Handicap person shall plan weekly games
for the year. It is posted on the net.
D. The Handicap Person shall be responsible for all aspects
of handicapping, including the posting of all new handicaps
as soon as they arrive. She must take a class and have a current
9 - Eligibility for Play
Section 1: To establish eligibility for weekly play
payouts and interclub events, a member must have a current
USGA handicap index. To be eligible for all major association
tournaments and Regional events, a member must have a correct
USGA handicap index that includes no less than five scores
with the Kokopelli Ladies League. Members shall play all events
at a maximum allowable handicap of 40. The AGA, the AWGA,
and the USGA's maximum handicap is 40 and anything above that
will have an L after it on the handicaps posted.
Section 2: To qualify for play of the
day money or putt money, you must play all 18 holes with the
members that you are assigned to play with on that day. For
protection of the field, if you arrive late and miss a hole,
you will be given a score equal to the dots given according
to your handicap. This allows everyone to abide by the same
Section 3: For our match play league,
a player must play in our Tuesday league twice a month to
qualify to compete in our match play competition for that
month. The Match Play Captains will determine who plays in
each of these events.
10 - Amendments
This constitution and these bylaws may be amended at any meeting
of the Club by a two-thirds (2/3) vote, provided written notice
has been posted on the Club Bulletin Board for a period of
fifteen (15) days prior to the meeting at which they are to
be voted upon. Without previous written notice, these bylaws
may be amended at any meeting of the Club by a three-fourth
(3/4) vote. In either case a quorum must be present. That
is why we will most likely vote online to include everyone.
Adopted: October 6, 2008
Revised: June 20, 2019
Web page: http://www.coachellis.net/kokopelli/home.html
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Last Updated: June 20. 2019