Jamberoo Golf Club Newsletter October 2012

[This is a copy of the printed newsletter available at the club]

WE HOPE you are all enjoying the beautiful weather and are getting out on our scenic golf course. Just a few things to keep you up to speed on events.

Fourth Green

Good news with regard to the fourth green. After much discussion with the Bowling Club we have decided on a three year lease deal with regard to the rental of the fourth green. In this deal, our green staff will be doing the routine maintenance of the bowling club greens. This is due to commence on the 1st Dec.

New Mystery Nine Sponsor

We welcome JUST BATHROOMS [member John Anthony] as the sponsor of our monthly Mystery Nine competition which will be held in conjunction with the 8 Wednesday stroke events [March-Nov, 2013]. The Mystery Nine has been well supported throughout the year with about 50% of the competition field entering, each month.

Supershot is going well with many happy winners. Don’t forget your extra $2 entry fee.

Thrifty Thursday

We have introduced Thrifty Thursdays at $17 all day to encourage more players and possibly more members.

Would you like to sponsor a competition?

The club has been approached by a member seeking to sponsor a competition next year. We would certainly appreciate any other offers. If you are interested or know someone [maybe a business] who might like to sponsor a Saturday or Wednesday competition, please contact Phil Green or David Ransom to discuss details. The sponsorship might be one prize on the day, prizes for each division winner, or any combination you may wish [including event type]. Any support of this nature would be greatly appreciated. As work has already started on our 2013 Programme, you would need to act soon to get your name in. Contact details are philgreen(at)bigpond.com and davidransom(at)optusnet.com.au

Working bee

FRIDAY 23 rd November. We need your help to cover another bridge with matting to make it safer in the wet weather. There are also some areas that need sprucing up so that we can show off our beautiful course during the veterans 2 day tournament at the end of November.

Men’s Pennants 2013

We have entered teams in B Pennant [div 2], C Pennant [div 2] and the White Horse Cup [div 1] for the 2013 season. Please submit your name on the relevant sheet available at the office and starters shed by early December as we are planning to pick the teams by mid December. Handicap limits have also been altered to encourage greater participation. B pennant will now range from 6-12 and C Pennant from 13-18.White Horse cup handicaps are up to a maximum of 24.  More information for interested members on dates, venues etc is available on the Daily Cow and on the notice boards.

Ladies Pennants

Three teams are entered for the 2013 season. Grade will now consist of 7 players with 3 playing off scratch. Gold and Silver will have the usual 5 team members.  We wish all our men and lady pennant teams great success for the upcoming season.

Ladies Charity Days

Congratulations to the lady members who work so hard every year for their charities. Both National Breast cancer and Camp Quality received cheques of $3977 and $1597 respectively from the days. The Daily Cow has some beautiful photos to prove there were also some happy winners. Great work ladies.

The Daily Cow

We are working madly at making our Daily Cow more interesting and up to date. Please visit our website and see what you think.  Comments are always appreciated as are relevant photos or even rule ambiguities [on our course], which can help us all out. Contact Mike Harris or Sue Paul if you have something of interest to add.

Men’s Championships

There is a change in format for the men’s championships. The championships will be on Saturday the 7th Sept, 14th Sept and 21st Sept and Sunday the 22nd Sept. On the third day i.e Saturday the 21st, we are envisaging 3 groups of 16, with the best 12 gross and the next 4 best net players in each grade being asked to continue in the seeded draw finishing on Sunday the 22nd. There will be allocated time slots and the members will go out as seeded. On Saturday 21st all other players will play a separate stableford competition for a special prize.

The Shop

There are some good specials just in time for that unexpected Christmas present.  How about a beautiful Versace style visor, or maybe those light Niblick jogger style golf shoes or a long handled umbrella. Special introduction offer on 4 new beaut Dry Hood [pram hood style] rain protectors. Great prices as always.

Melbourne Cup Day

On  20th October, we are having a mens and womens 2 person ambrose. Golf, lunch, fruit, slice and either a glass of wine or beer for only $20. Sweeps available for $1 on the day.

PRESENTATION NIGHT

Finally we invite you to our presentation night on Thursday 6th December at the Jamberoo Bowling Club to help celebrate a great year with friends and golfing mates.

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