Golf Club Wedding

The Ring Bearer Stole the show………

Roger had the pleasure of officiating the wedding of Justin & Jhoanna at the Green River Golf Course in Corona this last weekend.  This was Roger’s first time there and hopefully won’t be the last.  The venue was beautiful and the staff were spot on !  Everything was planned and organized except for one wild card………. Their ring bearer was going to be their dog Square.  A beautiful boy who loves his mommy & daddy very much.  He was to walk down the aisle and deliver the rings to Roger.  Now generally when dogs are involved (and this happens quite a bit), someone walks the dog down the aisle on leash to make sure he or she does not get distracted while delivering the precious cargo.  And Roger being a giant dog lover himself (three English Bulldogs), is always on board for a dog being part of the action!  So in the wedding planning meeting (where Roger got to meet Square), Roger suggested the leash and Justin said “no worries, he will come straight to his dad”.  Well Roger had to defer to Justin who knew Square better than anyone and went with it.  So on the wedding day, after the bridal party had made their way up the very long aisle to the alter…..they unhook Square from his leash and this beautiful dog comes running full steam  DIRECTLY UP THE AISLE !!  He ran right up to his dad and sat down. Never once veering off track and his responsibility ! It was amazing !  Good boy !!!  And to top off this amazing dog’s performance, he sat down between Justin & Jhoanna thru the entire ceremony.  He was perfect and the wedding was perfect !!

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Congratulations to Mona Falcon & Scott Blyleven on their April Fool’s Day Wedding (April 1, 2017) at the Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, CA

Congratulations to Mona Falcon & Scott Blyleven on their April Fool’s Day Wedding (April 1, 2017) at the Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, CA.  It was a beautiful spring day with perfect weather.  The ceremony started on time and everything went as planned.  The setting was great with a slight wind blowing to keep guests comfortable.  The bridal party was professional and unveiled no April Fools’ Day pranks (at least not during the ceremony)!  Mr. “Perfect Timing” came through today for Ms. “On Time!”  Keep it up Scott.

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A beautiful golf course wedding for Great Officiant Greg!

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Great Officiant Greg had the honor of marrying Kylie and Ramin Amely at the picturesque Long Beach Recreation Golf course on Friday, August 19, 2016.  Recreation Park 18, otherwise known as “Big Rec Golf Course,” is a classic Billy Bell-designed Long Beach golf course layout and is one of the oldest and most popular courses in Southern California, originally designed back in 1910. Recreation Park’s clubhouse is a historical landmark nestled in the trees among beautiful rolling hills, and is a fantastic venue for weddings.  It is perfectly designed for a “ceremony on the green”, and then a short walk to the historic clubhouse, patio and reception.  Lots of free (close) parking is a great bonus as well!

The happy bride and groom just looked gorgeous!  They chose the Comedic Ceremony which was customized by Great Officiant Greg.  Although a very funny ceremony, Greg kept it loving, heartfelt and happy.  Kylie and Ramin, as well as their friends and family really loved the ceremony!

After the “formal” part of the ceremony, the happy couple and friends and family had a wonderful reception and dinner at the clubhouse.  Everyone had a great time!

All of us at Great Officiants wish Kylie and Ramin all our best wishes for their happy married life together.   

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A Golf Course Resort Wedding for Great Officiant Greg!

 

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Great Officiant Greg had the honor and pleasure of marrying Robert and Rita Bont at the beautiful SkyLinks Golf Course on Sunday, May 15, 2016.  The course and club, located “across the street” from the Long Beach Airport (Known as Daughtery Field in the Donald Douglas days and named a City of Long Beach Cultural Heritage Landmark in 1990), made it easy for the bride’s grandfather to fly from Istanbul, Turkey for the wedding!  What a great joy!

The Christian Ceremony, customized by Great Officiant Greg was religious but fun and filled with happiness.  The outdoor setting with the gorgeous waterfall and acres and acres of green links of the course makes a wonderful site for a wedding. Of course, the happy couple and the wedding party on golf carts after the ceremony left for a “secret” spot for pictures.

Many thanks to Sidney DeLancy, the coordinator at SkyLinks and the sound coordinator DJ Ceaser Flores for their help and assistance with the beautiful wedding.

All of us at Great Officiants wish Rita and Robert all the joy, love and happiness in their married life together!

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As You Wish

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The Diamond Bar Golf Course was beautifully decorated on May 20, for the wedding of Joe Gotti and Leah DeMarco.  But nobody except the bride and groom themselves expected the ceremony to be led by the Impressive Clergyman from “The Princess Bride.” In fact, references to the movie embellished the whole ceremony where parallels arose in telling the guests this adventurous couple’s own unique love story, evoking much laughter but also bringing many poignant tears. The couple even invented a new Unity ceremony, the Unity Cocktail, which they shared immediately before the vows. 
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Congratulations to Anna KcKinney and Joseph “Ian” Schiffman on their March 19, 2016 wedding at the Talega Golf Club in San Clemente, CA

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Congratulations to Anna KcKinney and Joseph “Ian” Schiffman on their March 19, 2016 wedding at the Talega Golf Club in San Clemente, CA.  The day started off cloudy but turned out to be a great California day.  A perfect day for a “perfect “ wedding.  The scenery, the setting, the guests, the music, the coordinators, the photographers and videographers (and let’s not forget the food and drink staff).  Their personal vows were perfect.  Although they didn’t add anything special to the ceremony the entire ceremony was SPECIAL – from the first kiss that they “snuck” in upon Anna’s entrance to the second kiss (first official kiss as husband and wife) at the end of the ceremony.  My best to the happy couple who are reading this from the beach in Hawaii!

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Congratulations to Justine Sosa & Miguel Caro on their October 18, 2015 wedding at Mountain Meadows in Pomona, CA.

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Congratulations to Justine Sosa & Miguel Caro on their October 18, 2015 wedding at Mountain Meadows in Pomona, CA.  It was a beautiful outdoor ceremony with a light wind blowing.  It was slightly overcast but the sun did shine on their special day – it was a refreshing break from the heat.  Guests were comfortable as they sat back and enjoyed the ceremony, anticipating the great food and wonderful time to follow!  My best to the new couple.

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