We welcome golfers of all experience levels to join us for our friendly competitions throughout the season.  Memberships are available for participation in all tournaments, handicap only and major events and a discounted rate for new players under 30.

2018 Season News & Notes

Opening Meeting is April 6th

Join the RPMC Board for our Opening Meeting at Cafe on the Green.  A light dinner will be served with cash bar.  We'll preview the tournament schedule for 2018 and review standard policies and procedures. Pro Brian Gehan will give us a course update as there's been quite a bit of work with bunkers.
A door prize raffle will be held for all attendees for pro shop gift cards.  We will also award one full member renewing or joining before March 26th a refund of their membership dues for 2018.


Reminders are going out on renewals. Your prompt attention is greatly appreciated.

2018 Match Play

This is the third year for this event.  Here are the basics:

  • QUALIFYING CHANGE FOR 2018: Two Scheduled Matches + 1 versus the course
  • Qualifying will begin May 1 and go through July 1st.
  • Teams will be divided based on team combined index into two flights. 
  • Each team will compete one match within their own flight and one against a team in the other flight at 90% handicap. Matches will be randomly assigned.
  • A third match will be played against the course at 70% handicap.
  • Top 16 teams will advance based on overall points earned in qualifying.
  • $30 team
  • All members (Associate, Under 30, Full) are eligible
  • Single sign ups are welcome
Divots and Ball Marks (in other words…things many ignore but shouldn’t)

CSGA One Day Tournaments are a great opportunity to compete at different courses across the state.  Check out the schedule here

Important Renewal Procedures

Here's a quick screencast video to demonstrate the process.
Please follow these steps to renew your membership:

  1. Login using your email address you registered with last year.  If you have never logged in, use the "Forgot Password" link near the sign in box to receive a new password.
  2. After logging in, click View Profile, you will see a message that you are already a member - click on "Edit your member profile".  Review and update your contact information if necessary - do not modify your GHIN or local number.
  3. Confirm or modify your membership level and continue through to payment.
  4. Remember your login information and use it to sign up for events throughout the season.
Gold Tee Player Eligibility for 2018

The RPMC Board reviews various aspects of the club operations and policies and will make changes from time to time.  The policy to allow players to use the Gold Tees was implemented a few years ago to permit maximum participation in our events.  This should be seen as an accommodation for eligible players and not an advantage.  Accordingly, after reviewing results from 2016 and discussion among the Board the eligibility criteria remain:

  • Players of Minimum Age of 65 years
  • GOLD Course Minimum Handicap of 22 (Index of 21.4)

Equitable Stroke Control & Posting Scores

Once in a while during a round, there may be one or two holes that can just make a mess of your scorecard.  If you don't believe it, play in the Danbury Amateur or watch the 8th or 15th holes during the event.   A loose swing here, rinse a ball there, trouble in the bunker, three-jack on the green and all of a sudden it's a big number on the card.

Equitable Stroke Control is a procedure for adjusting your gross score for posting.  This procedure places a maximum on the score recorded for any hole.  First convert your handicap index to the COURSE HANDICAP.  This can be done through the course handicap charts at the golf course, the GHIN app or by the following calculation HcpIndex x Course Tee Slope/113 and round accordingly.  For example, an index of 11.7 converts to a COURSE HANDICAP on the WHITE TEES of 14.  Using ESC for a COURSE HANDICAP of 14 is 7.  So any score higher than a 7 should be reduced to a 7 for posting purposes.

 Course Handicap
Max Score
 9 or less  Double Bogey
 10 through 19 7
20 through 29
 30 through 39
 40 and higher

Upcoming events

04/06/2018 6:00 PM • Richter Park Golf Course
04/15/2018 • Richter Park Golf Course
04/29/2018 • Richter Park Golf Course
05/01/2018 • Richter Park Golf Course

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Richter Park Men's Club is a non-profit social organization for the purpose of promoting the game of golf through friendly competitions hosted at the renowned Richter Park Golf Course 100 Aunt Hack Rd, Danbury, CT 06811

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