Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Tansi Smoke Signals

August 29, 2012

FUNd Tournament upgrades facilities

CROSSVILLE — As of July 18, 2012, the FUNd Tournament has contributed a total of $14,000 in 2012 on projects that have been developed by the Golf and FUNd committees. These projects have upgraded the facilities while improving playing conditions. (See attached project list.)

A new website (laketansigolf.com) has been developed and is supported by Golf Now. The new website reaches numerous geographic areas and the support and updates are performed by Golf Now at no charge to us, other than a few rounds of golf.

Point of Sale/Tee Time (POS/TT) system has been up and running for approximately three months. The data Matt Phipps is capturing will provide management with a tool that will assist in making rate recommendations and will identify time frames that are slow providing opportuAs of July 18, 2012, the FUNd Tournament has contributed a total of $14,000 in 2012 on projects that have been developed by the Golf and FUNd committees. These projects have upgraded the facilities while improving playing conditions. (See attached project list.)

A new website (laketansigolf.com) has been developed and is supported by Golf Now. The new website reaches numerous geographic areas and the support and updates are performed by Golf Now at no charge to us, other than a few rounds of golf.

Point of Sale/Tee Time (POS/TT) system has been up and running for approximately three months. The data Matt Phipps is capturing will provide management with a tool that will assist in making rate recommendations and will identify time frames that are slow providing opportunities to run specials. 

Revenue is up $43,000 YTD through June over last year. (Matt Phipps)

Matt has started evaluating hole handicap ratings for the course using a process developed by the USGA. He will need the leagues to provide him with members’ scorecards. This will be a long process, but with the input from our members will ensure accurate information that will result in the appropriate handicap assignments.

Rocky Top 10 Theater has filmed and produced a commercial of Lake Tansi Golf Course. Matt did the voice over, and the commercial is shown prior to each headline movie. This is just another program Matt has put in place to give us more exposure, thus resulting in more play. More play, more revenue.

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  • Welcome 1.jpg Lake Tansi welcomes new recreation director

    A lot of people have visited Cumberland County, liked what they saw and eventually bought a house. Can Betty Gates be included in that group? Well, yes and no.  She came to Cumberland County to visit her brother who had retired from the United States Air Force. He took her on a tour of the area, including a drive through Tansi on Dunbar Rd. One of his neighbors, a real estate agent, also took her on a tour where he showed her a number of houses, one of which she bought. It was just two days after she arrived at her brother’s house. Here’s how she described the moment: “I have landed on my mountain.”  That was near the end of 2008.

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  • Gratitude 1.jpg A letter of gratitude for Ken Soncrant

    Lake Tansi members were flabbergasted by the recent resignation of Recreation Department Director Ken Soncrant after 10 years of service and dedication to the community. After his resignation was accepted by the Tansi POA board, he was recognized for his commitment to Lake Tansi.

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Membership shows support for amenity improvements

    After the failed request in 2013 for approval of a one-time $100 assessment, some Lake Tansi members are showing their resilience and determination.

    March 26, 2014

  • Get ready for a season of fun!

    I am so happy to be your new Recreation Director and what a perfect time to spring into action for a fresh new season of fun, activities and events. Watch for all our new events in the Smoke 
Signals and pick up our calendar and bulletin so you can spring into action with us.

    March 26, 2014

  • Lake Tansi members give of time, talents and dollars for community

    Many Lake Tansi Village members continue to volunteer their time, effort, and dollars to help our community retain the image it has achieved through the years.

    March 26, 2014

  • navy nurse 4.jpg Duty Station: The heart of a Navy nurse

    Joann Kelso’s nursing career began when she went to nursing school on a grant in Cleveland, Ohio. The grant allowed her to acquire her degree but, in return, she was obligated to work in Cleveland for two years. By this time her friends were settling down, getting married, and having babies. Kelso decided that wasn’t what she wanted at that time and enlisted in the Navy.

    March 26, 2014 3 Photos

  • Quack Shack preparing for second summer

    The Quack Shack is looking forward to the second summer at the Lake Tansi Beach, keeping the same great menu, and continuing the Thursday night Dinner on the Deck with live music and great new foods. This summer, the Quack Shack will still offer our stress free party packages. The beach activities have been expanded with more bonfires and movies nights. Please come out and enjoy all the actives planned for this summer.

    March 26, 2014

  • Lake Tansi getting ready for spring activities

    Spring is here. It is time to start looking forward to a new and exciting year here at Lake Tansi. As you are aware, we have a new Recreation Director, Betty Gates. Betty has some outstanding new ideas and programs she is going to introduce that are going to be a great asset to our community and our guests who visit this year. Be watching the Smoke Signals and email blasts for new upcoming events.

    March 26, 2014

  • Community Association to meet April 15

    The Lake Tansi Community Association is pleased to present the Plateau Old-time German band for your entertainment on April 15. This local German oompah band is made up of members of the Cumberland County Community Band.

    March 26, 2014

  • Ladies Golf kicks off season with luncheon

    The Lake Tansi Ladies Golf Association will be holding their spring luncheon at Killeen's on the Green on Thursday, April 3. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. Killeen's needs a head count, so please sign up in the ladies locker room at the Pro Shop before March 26.

    March 26, 2014

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