News from the Course

Saturday Comp Rain Affected

After months of drought who could believe that an important event at our course would be washed out?

Well it happened today!

With the first groups out on the course Friday night’s torrential rainstorm returned and made the greens unplayable. The match committee had little choice but to cancel the round and schedule the Monthly Medal and Gold medal playoff to next Saturday the 25th of November.

Of course, as it always does, the storm cleared and the course was perfectly playable by 11.30 am but by this time all had left.

Lets hope for better weather next week.

Annual Presentation Day

Our annual Presentation day will be held at the club on Sunday 3rd of December. Tickets are $25 a head and include cheese and savouries, the main course and desert. Beer, soft drinks, tea and coffee are included in the price of your ticket. The annual chipping contest will be decided on the day and a ham raffle will be held as well.

Come along and support your club and help celebrate the achievements of your fellow members.

Please make your payments to the club office before the event to reserve your seat.

Seaside and Valley Veterans Week of Golf

On Monday 27th of November and Friday 1st of December Jamberoo will be hosting two rounds of the ‘Seaside and Valley’ veterans week of golf tournament.

Volunteers are still required to help run things on the day. If you can spare some time on one or both of the days please leave your name and details of how to contact you with the starter, or by contacting Lance, Chris or Stu.

This Week’s Results

Saturday 18th November 2017 – Golf Mart Monthly Medal – Gold Medal Playoff

Cancelled due to inclement weather, event will be replayed 25th November 2017.

Wednesday 15th November 2017 – Stroke, including Just Bathrooms Mystery Nine

A Grade Winner Pete Munro 63 nett

B Grade Winner Gary Eagleton 62 nett cb 2nd Place Bruce Michie (LSC) 62 nett

C Grade Winner Harry Osman 60 nett cb   2nd Place Stuart Irvine 60 nett

D Grade Winner James Pickup 64 nett

Just Bathrooms Mystery Nine Winner: Pat Lawrence 23 nett (c/b)[holes 2, 3, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 16,18]

Tuesday 14th November 2017 – Ladies Stroke Golf Mart Monthly Medal – Gold Medal Play off

Div 1 Winner   S Walsh 68 nett 2nd   J O’Brien 70 nett

Div 2 Winner: L Stassen 68 nett 2nd R Boles 77 nett

Gold Medal Winner: S Walsh

Monthly Medal Results

Div 1 Medal Winner    Judi O’Brien 70 Nett

Div 1 Gross Winner     Judi O’Brien 88 Scratch

Div 2 Medal Winner    Lieve Stassen 68 Nett

Div 2 Gross Winner     Shirley Walsh 93 Scratch

Div 3 Medal Winner     Lorraine Cram 75 Nett

Div 3 Gross Winner      Lorraine Cram 112 Scratch

Golf Mart Voucher: Lieve Stassen

Hairdressers Trophy Marie Smith

Stableford – Winner: Margaret Potter 32 pts Runner Up: Faye Stanley 25 pts

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Footgolf Update–Win News

Our technical Dept. is trying to post for all to see. If not successful you can go to http://www.jamberoogolf.com.au . Click on Footgolf from home page. Scroll to the bottom of page and you will see it is on Facebook where you can click and view.

Amazing to think this has already been seen in 30 countries according to my information from Facebook.

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Having a break from  BBQ duties over the weekend. Ladies Thank You. Homemade Rissoles with salad —so many compliments about the taste.mmmm

 

RAFFLE WINNERS

1ST PRIZE—Jamberoo Valley Resort. 1 nights accomodation. Rose Sheath

2nd PRIZE –6 free Golf?Footgolf games . Chris Goodwin

3Rd Prize—Nike Soccer Ball and Footgolf Backpack.

News from the Course 5th November

Australian Footgolf Open

Footgolf

Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday this up coming week sees Jamberoo host the 2nd Australian Footgolf Open. Last year’s winner Mathias is back from Argentina and a whole host of international and home grown talent will vie for the title. Why not come along a see how the pros play the game?

Entry is free of charge.

Saturday golf will still be played but the last tee time will be 9.30 am.

Pennant Players Required

The call is out for all those who wish to represent Jamberoo in the 2018 Golf Illawarra Pennants. The nomination sheet is in the golf shop so if you are available for Sunday play from February and into March next year then put your name and details down.

Don’t leave it to the last minute as nominations close November 30th.

Support your Club

Did you know that there is a pre-Christmas sale on in your golf shop at the moment and to the end of November? Here is your chance to grab a bargain on  club badged, ‘Sporte Leisure’ shirts.

These prices will never be repeated again.

Gold Medal Playoff – November 18

The November Monthly Medal will be played at the unusual date of November 18 due to the completion of the championships and the Footgolf. This is the first of the medal rounds for the new golf season.

During this round the winners of the monthly medals from the previous 12 months in each grade playoff for the gold medal in that grade.

Check out the list on the noticeboard to see if you are involved.

 A Week to Late

Steve Oppert approached the 16th last Saturday with trepidation, the previous week’s disaster still fresh on his mind. Last week a double bogey or better would have won him the C grade championship. Steve plunked two in the drink that week to finish with a 9 and join those members who have great things ruined on this hole.

Saturday it almost got him again. The third shot in the pond then a knife over the green beyond the hill at the back and with the flag on a slope at the front he was basically ‘dead’. Not to be deterred, Steve hit the perfect shot that rolled down the hill, across the green and into the hole for an unbelievable 6.

Oh what a difference a week makes.

Presentation Day

The annual presentation day will be held on Sunday December 3.

This very important day sees both the Ladies and Gentlemen club champions presented with their trophies as well as the gold medalists, foursomes champions and other major award winners receive their accolades.

More details about the cost and venue will follow in another article.

Meanwhile please put this day down in your diary.

This Week’s Results

There was a spot or two of rain this week and the course has greened up remarkably. Further growth and I am sure we will be soon playing “as it lies” again.

The split six on Saturday was well received by members despite the unusual format and came as a break from four weeks of constant stroke play in the championships. I wonder how many friends are not talking after their 4 pointer was multiplied by their partners 0?

Hope to see you on the course next week.

Saturday 4th November 2017 – Split Six Stableford

1st:   Gary Eagleton & Bob Crooks 74

2nd:   William Little & Gary Harvey 71

3rd:   Bob Weir & Brian Nicoll 70

Ladies:  Jenelle Anderson & Elizabeth Armstrong 60

Thursday, 2nd November 2017 – Lady Veterans Stableford

Winner:  Suzanne Lang 38 Pts 2nd Faye Stanley 33 Pts 3rd Jenelle Anderson 33 Pts c/b

Hair Dressers Trophy donated by Totally Gorgeous Hair Albion Park – Suzanne Lang

Wednesday 1st November 2017 – Drummond Golf Stableford

A Grade Winner:  Greg Seymour 37 pts

B Grade Winner:  Dave Ransom 41 pts

C Grade Winner: Peter Wheatley 40 pts  2nd Place  Laurie Fogarty 39 pts

D Grade Winner:  Ray Pearson 41 pts

Drummond Golf Voucher Winner     Ray Pearson 41 pts (c/b)