golf news

2nd April 2018


Wed. 28 Mar - Men’s 4-weeker - Week 4 - In A Grade Jason Newcombe, won with 63 nett and runner-up Geoff Vesey, who also had a nearest the pin on 9th/18 scored 65 nett which required a count-back from Chris Hansen. Brian McKenzie was nearest the pin for A grade on the 1st/10th hole and Bruce Thomas was nearest in B Grade. The daily winner for B grade was Dick McGrath who had an impressive 57 nett, followed by Ian Robinson, runner-up with 63 nett. The 4 week winner with 192 nett was Geoff Vesey and runner-up Colin Coleman scored a 195 nett.

Thu. 29 Mar - Women's 18 Hole Pinehurst - Pleasant but overcast weather. The winners were Lyn Box and Stacey Thomas with 85-15 ¾ -69 ¼ and runners-up were Norma Begely and Jean Hansen with 94-23 5/8 -70 3/8 . Nearest the pin winners were Jenny McKeon in A Grade and Marriette Deppeler in B grade.  Putting over all was won by Joycie Henderson and Sandra Kent.  Four women played 9 holes only and the winner of this competition was Cheryle Polgeest with 15 stableford points.

No official competitions were held over Easter.

Coming up

The Chicken Run continues on Friday each week. Please make up your own groups.

Sat. 7 Apr - Mixed 18 Hole 4BBB Stableford - BYO food.

Sun. 9 Apr - SWGA Pennant Round 3 - Handicap Division Green at Bannockburn - Apollo Bay vs. Winchelsea and Scratch Division 5 at Geelong – Apollo Bay vs. Ocean Grove.

The Women members are going to hold a fundraising raffle for the farmers in the fire affected Western District and are calling for members to donate items or money for this which can be dropped at the clubhouse.  Tickets will be available at the golf club on 5th, 7th and 9th April and raffle will be drawn 9th April.


New players are invited to join our Monday Women's competitions for $6 and clubs can be provided.  Beginners are welcome.  Hit off is 1pm, however, arrive at 12.15 to organise clubs, cards etc and register your name.

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