September Update

Our course is holding up well given the amount of rain we have had, with some of the major courses in the area having to close at times due to being saturated.

The September “Monthly Medal” winner was Chris Larkin.

The “Medal Of Medals” competition – which is where all previous winners of the monthly medal play off for the coveted title of “Medal of Medals Champion” – was held on Sunday 18th and won by Robin (Strop) Weldon. Congratulations to all those who participated.

The “9-Hole” Comp is still running in conjunction the normal 18-hole Sunday comp and provides a great opportunity for those looking for an entry level into competition golf. Ideal for juniors …

The Friday night “Chook Run” will revert to a 4.00/4.30 start when daylight savings starts in October.

Work on the irrigation upgrade will start around late October, early November depending on when the 220kl water tank arrives, this will be followed by trenching and installation of pipe-works.

This will involve some closing of the course for periods of time.

Our annual Tournament was held on Sunday 11th September. The “2 Ball Ambrose” mens and mixed unfortunately had to be cancelled due to flooding on the course.

The men’s event on Sunday however was a great day with 45 players enjoying a great day of golf.

Thanks go to our generous sponsor in Daryl Klein of Jindera Veterinary Clinic, Craig McMillan our men’s captain and the match committee for organising the day, the ladies for another tremendous catering job and the grounds committee for ensuring the course was in great condition and the MDGA (Murray District Golf Association) for their sponsorship of prizes.

Major winners were –

A-Grade Scratch (and tournament champion) – Dave Porter (78 off 3), A-Grade Hcap Brendan Schneider (Net 70 off 10)

B-Grade Hcap (Stableford) – Winner Brendan Wilson (37 off 13), Runner-up Greg Gibbs (35 off 16)

C-Grade Hcap (stableford) – Winner Gray Spurr (39 off 28) (count back) to Runner Up Chris Larkins (39 off 23)

Best Junior – Noah Wilson

Plus numerous other prizes for best front/back nine, nearest to pin, straightest drive etc.

Upcoming Events –

Closing Day – (end of “calendard” competition season) will be on Sunday 2nd October and will be a Men’s and Mixed 2 Ball Ambrose, Tee Time 9.00/9.30 – registrations to Craig 0418966207 or admin email.

Presentation Day – will be on Sunday 9th October  beginning around 4.30 following completion of the first round of pennant matches being hosted by Jindera.

MDGA Pennant – From Sunday 9th Oct through to end of November.

Tournament prize winner Frank Carmody