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MULLIGANS GOLF ASSOCIATION BYLAWS

ARTICLE I
NAME
The name of this club shall be the "Mulligan Golf Association".

ARTICLE II
OBJECT
The purpose for which this club has been formed is to promote the sport of golf all around the Bay Area, according to these bylaws and the rules of golf.

ARTICLE III
MEMBERSHIP
The membership of this club shall be limited as follows:
(A) A PREMIER membership is defined as a person of any age and is eligible to participate in all club events and registers for the NCGA.
(B) A CLUB membership is defined as a participating member of club events, but do not wish to participate in the NCGA.
(C) A JUNIOR membership is defined as a participating member between the ages of twelve (12) and seventeen (17) who is interested in maintaining an NCGA handicap and participating in club events.

ARTICLE IV
FISCAL YEAR, FEES AND DUES
Section 1
The fiscal year of this club shall be from January 1 to December 31.

Section 2
The dues of this club shall be as follows:
PREMIER Membership: $65/year ($30 MGA membership fee + $35 NCGA membership fee)
CLUB Membership: $30/year ($30 MGA membership fee)
JUNIOR membership: $20/year ($14 MGA Junior membership fee + $6 NCGA Junior membership fee)
These dues may be increased by a simple majority vote of the Board of Directors in order to reflect increased NCGA fees.

Section 3
The dues of this club are payable in full by the October Annual Meeting. Failure to pay will terminate membership as of December 31st. Any full, or junior member not paying by the October Annual Meeting will be required to pay a reinstatement fee equal to the NCGA reinstatement fee plus five dollars ($5.00) up until February 28th of the following year, after which, upon rejoining, he will be considered a new member.

Section 4
New full and intermediate members must pay an initiation fee. The initiation fees shall be as follows:
PREMIER Membership: $35
CLUB Membership: $10
There was no initiation fee for charter members. Any CLUB member or JUNIOR member who has become eighteen (18) who has been in the club for three (3) years or more is eligible to become a full member without paying the initiation fee.

ARTICLE V
POWERS
The powers, government, and management of this club, except as otherwise provided in these bylaws, shall be vested in, exercised, conducted, and controlled by a Board of five (5) Directors who shall be full members of this club. If a Director at any time ceases to be a member of this club, he shall thereby cease to be a Director.

ARTICLE VI
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section 1
The Board of Directors will consist of five (5) officers as elected by the members of this club at the Annual Meeting. The officers shall be titled: President, Treasurer, Tournament Chairman, Handicap Chairman, and Secretary. The term of office will be two (2) years for the charter board. After the two-year term is served, all subsequent terms will be one (1) year. A board member may be re-elected but may not serve more than two consecutive terms.

Section 2
As soon as possible after the election of the new directors, the Board will meet to establish the duties of the members for the following year. These results will be posted online and reported in the December newsletter.

ARTICLE VII
VACANCIES IN THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
A vacancy of an elected Director will be filled by appointment of the President, and shall require approval of the majority of the Board of Directors. The Vice President will automatically fill the vacancy of the President.

ARTICLE VIII
REMOVAL OF DIRECTORS
Any Director of this club may be recalled by the membership at a special meeting called for that purpose following the giving of at least five (5) days notice by mail to all members. No Director shall be removed from office unless for a good and just cause shown by an affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds (2/3) of the full members present at such meeting.

ARTICLE IX
OFFICERS
Section 1: PRESIDENT
The powers and duties of the President are:
(A) Exercise general supervision over the business and affairs of this club. Preside at all meetings of this club and Board of Directors. Call all meetings as required. Make appointments (including committees) as required. Co-sign checks issued by the Treasurer as required.
(B) Report the business of this club to the membership at the regular scheduled meetings.
(C) Appoint a committee of two (2) members to conduct a year-end audit of the books and records of this club. The audit shall be conducted and results reported to membership at the next scheduled meeting.
(D) Establish and post a budget report for fiscal year by February 15. Budget may be revised at discretion of the Board of Directors any time during the fiscal year.
(E) Assist the Tournament Chairman in the planning and running of club tournaments.

Section 2: TREASURER
The powers and duties of the Treasurer are:
(A) To receive and safely keep all monies of this club and deposit same in such bank as the Board of Directors may designate.
(B) Co-sign all checks with at least one (1) other Board Member; assure all expenditures are made by check only.
(C) To keep a full and accurate account of the receipts and disbursements of this club, and to render to the Board of Directors, upon demand, a statement of accounts of the financial condition of this club. Maintain a voucher for all indebtedness which is paid or to be paid until audited.
(D) Assist the Tournament Chairman in the planning and running of club tournaments.
(E) To collect membership monies due, turning over to the Treasurer. Maintain membership accounts which will include names, addresses, phone numbers, and counter-sign all certificates of membership. Notify Board of Directors of new club members.

Section 3: SECRETARY
The powers and duties of the Secretary are:
(A) To keep a full and complete record of club meetings. If not present, the presiding Director will appoint a secretary pro tem.
(B) To prepare and mail such notices as required by these bylaws and which the Board of Directors deems necessary for the notification of members. To maintain the official correspondence of this club.
(C) Co-sign checks issued as required.
(E) Assist the Tournament Chairman in the planning and running of club tournaments.
(F) Maintain and update the web page to keep members informed.

Section 4: TOURNAMENT CHAIR
The powers and duties of the Tournament Chairman are:
(A) Arrange all tournaments, determine type and frequency and prize distributions with Board of Directors approval.
(B) Provide all operations necessary to conduct golf tournaments. Settle all tournament disputes. Maintain tournament records, which will include total number played, no-shows, late arrivals, receipts and expenses, and prize distribution list.
(C) Co-sign checks issued by the Treasurer as required.

Section 5: HANDICAP CHAIR
The powers and duties of the Handicap Chairman are:
(A) To post all member tournament scores on the NCGA computer.
(B) Maintain NCGA posting sheets home and away, process as required. Chairman shall be governed by the handicap systems recommended and prescribed by the NCGA and Board of Directors of this club.
(C) Co-sign checks issued by Treasurer as required.
(D) Assist the Tournament Chairman in the planning and running of club tournaments.

ARTICLE X
STANDING COMMITTEES
The standing committees to be appointed by the President, as provided in Article IX of these bylaws, shall be as follows, and meet when called by the responsible Director: a Tournament Committee, Handicap Committee, Greens Committee, and a Social Committee. Each committee shall consist of at least three (3) members, one (1) of whom shall be a Director.

Section 1
The Tournament Committee shall assist the Tournament Chairman in all operations and conduct said events.

Section 2
The Handicap Committee shall assist the Handicap Chairman in matters pertaining to club members' handicaps and adjustments to same.

Section 3
The Greens Committee shall report to the Board of Directors and draw up special rules of play and/or procedures to be observed by members of this club. This committee will cooperate with golf club management for maintenance and playing conditions of the golf course. This committee shall post notices advising members of local rules and such changes as are made in them.

Section 4
The Social Committee will assist the Vice President in arranging all social activities.

Section 5
The committees named in this article shall be subject to the supervising direction of the President and to the authority of the Board of Directors. The committee members will be appointed for a term of twelve (12) months or until the end of the fiscal year. No committee member, except the Chairman, shall enter into any contract involving the expenditure of money, or make any purchases except on written authorization of the Board of Directors.

ARTICLE XI
ELECTIONS
Section 1
Elections will be held during the regularly scheduled meeting during the month of October.

Section 2
The election shall be held at such a place as shall be designated by the Board of Directors. At least seven (7) days notice, in writing, of the time and place shall be given by the Secretary to each full member.

Section 3
Effective in November 1984, we will elect two (2) members to the Board in even years, and three (3) members in odd years. The two (2) members in even years or the three (3) members in odd years receiving the most votes will join the Board of Directors, effective January 1 of the following year. In the case of a tie between two or more members receiving the third or fourth most votes in respective years, another ballot will be issued to break the tie. Elections shall be by ballot, with each full member present entitled to one vote.

Section 4
At least sixty (60) days prior to the annual meeting, the Board of Directors shall have appointed a nominating committee to nominate directors to be voted upon at the next annual meeting. The names of the persons on the nominating committee shall be posted in the clubhouse for at least sixty (60) days before the annual meeting. Candidates for election shall be posted in the clubhouse at least fifteen (15) days prior to the annual meeting. Any five (5) full members may nominate one or more candidates by submitting a petition to the Board of Directors fifteen (15) days before the annual meeting. These names will also be posted along with those of the nominating committee in the clubhouse. No nominations may be made from the floor at the annual meeting.

ARTICLE XII
SUSPENSION AND EXPULSION
If any member, by his conduct, is likely to be prejudicial to the welfare, interest, repute, or character of this club, and if after a review of the case by the Board of Directors, it is found necessary to expel the member, then the matter will be brought to the attention of the membership, whereby a vote shall be taken to expel such member. The member may be expelled by a majority vote of those present at the next regular meeting, or at a special meeting called by the Board of Directors on the proposed suspension or expulsion.

ARTICLE XIII
MEETINGS OF THIS CLUB
Section 1
There shall be a regular general business meeting held during the first week of the following months: January, March, May, June, July, August, September, October and November, unless otherwise announced in writing by the Board of Directors. The place and time will be designated by the Board of Directors. The purpose of such meetings shall be for receiving officer reports and any other general business. The general meeting held in October will be designated the "Annual Meeting". At the November meeting, the Directors of the past year shall make a complete report of the operations of their office for the previous year.

Section 2
The order of business for the regular meetings shall be as follows:

Presiding Director will call meeting to order.
Minutes of last meeting shall be read
Reports by the Directors
Old business
New business
Adjourn
Section 3
Special meetings may be called by order of the President, and the President must call a special meeting upon the written request of the other four (4) Directors. At least five (5) days before any special meeting, written notice thereof, specifying the time, place, and purpose of the meeting, shall be given to each member by the Secretary.

Section 4
At all meetings, fifteen (15) members shall constitute a quorum for the transactions of business, but a smaller number than ten (10) may continue any meeting from time to time until a quorum shall be present, and until the business is accomplished.

Section 5
The meetings of the Board of Directors shall be at such time and place as the President shall determine. Four Directors shall be present to transact business.

ARTICLE XIV
AMENDMENTS
These bylaws may be altered, amended, or repealed, or new bylaws may be adopted at the October Annual Meeting, or any special meeting called by the President for that purpose, by an affirmative (not ballot) vote of two-thirds (2/3) of the full members present. Amendments must be presented at least two weeks before next meeting for members to vote on the amendment.



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