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Week ending 16th March 2019

Hi reader,
2019 St Patricks Day Montag


A very hot and humid St Patrick's Day saw a clubhouse alive with green and orange, Irish whisky, Baileys, green golf balls, affordable Guinness and Leprechauns lurking everywhere. A great atmosphere with the crowd entertained with Irish jokes and Paul O'Hare performing his famous Irish jig. Paul doesn't need much encouragement these days.

Thanks to our sponsors 'The Leprechauns' aka Jim Henderson, Steve Howes, Terry Lyons, Terry Magill, Rob Powell and Bob Read.

There was a suggestion for next year that, as it is an Irish game, the worst score wins, there should be a runup rather than a rundown and free Guinness for everyone - well it was almost free this year at $4.00 a can.

And we did play golf - highlights of the day: The Loe Team of Michael, Ossie Osborne, Andrew Dick and Tony Kershaw took out the event with 104 points on a count back from the Read Team of Bob, Rob Powell, Rex Williams and Brad Lavender. Third place went to the Beckhaus Team of Dennis, Andy Stewart, Rudy Agerbeek and Glen Johnstone.

Con Russell made welcome return to golf after a major operation - the place has been a bit quiet lately with not much happening! Rumour has it that he told theater staff not to bother with anesthetic. Five hours after the operation Con was up doing exercises sending hospital staff into panic trying to slow him down.

In typical fashion Terry Lyons made a successful return to golf after loosing a large part of his foot in a traffic accident winning 4 cans of Guinness for the NTP on the 4th and as a member of a team making the rundown.

Great to see Ian (Lumpy) Lumsden return to playing with the Vets.

The member sponsor team of Terry McCulloch and Grant Smallacombe will henceforth be known as ‘The Shankers’. They decided against a similar sounding name.


A very hot but enjoyable day at Tin Can Bay on Tuesday. Unfortunately Bob Atkin had a fall in the clubhouse but we understand he is okay.

Andy Stewart picked up 3rd place in A grade with 42 points and 4 NTP's.

Balls in rundown went to Bob Read, Geoff Cowan, Grant Smallacombe, John Cairns, Dave Lyons and Greg Flanagan.

Raffle winners: Greg Flanagan, Bob Atkin, Michael Loe.


A reminder that we host Woodford on Monday, 18th March 2019.

It is an 8:30am shotgun start with registration by 8:00am


Thanks to great support we now have sufficient money for a bus for the trip to Maryborough on 11th June 2019.

VETS: Results for 13th March 2019

EVENT DATE: 13/03/2019 EVENT 2019 St Patrick's Day GAME TYPE: Irish 4Ball Stableford FIELD: 78 SPONSOR/PRIZE DONOR/s 'The Leprechauns' (Jim Henderson, Steve Howes, Terry Lyons, Terry Magill, Rob Powell, Bob Read WINNERS Michael Loe/ Ossie Osborne/ Andrew Dick/ Tony Kershaw - 104 c/b 2nd PLACE Bob Read/ Rob Powell/ Rex Williams/ Brad Lavender - 104 c/b 3rd PLACE …
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MEN (Saturday): Results for 9th March 2019

EVENT DATE: 09/03/2019 TOURNAMENT or MAJOR EVENT NAME Golden Egg Championship GAME TYPE: Stableford FIELD: 64 SPONSOR/PRIZE DONOR/s The Feature Group: P.Giblett: G.Giblett: D.Wippell: A.Thin. WINNER - Division 1 Mark Topper 41points $50b/cr WINNER - Division 2 David Chapman 42points $50b/cr RUNNER UP - Division 1 Paul Dudman 40points $25b/cr RUNNER UP - Division 2 John Butler 38points $25b/cr RUNDOWN …
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