COURSE HAPPENINGS

A few photos from the last 2 days.

 

23 participants in the Ladies Committees Golf Initiative. A great role up and first day.

They cant wait for next weeks lesson. You may see them on the course as many took up a special 1 month offer to practice their new skills.

Thanks Jim Butt.

Ready for anything. Greenstaff completing First Aid Course. The 7 hour course was intense. Their CPR skills were great on the Dummies. If bitten by a snake they know how to immobilise the Venom.

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News from the Course – 26 August

Do you have trophy or ball accounts with positive balances?

If so, it would be greatly appreciated if you would consider using those balances as soon as possible to help reduce the funds held in trust so as to help balance the books.

It is highly recommended that the first place you should consider using your ball credits is in your golf shop where there are currently specials for the purchase of club logo golf shirts. Balls credits can be redeemed for $2.50 each and can be used for any purchase in your shop, whether its apparel, cart hire or food purchases.

There is a list in the programme book for your consideration, including the club golf shop, on other places you can spend your club prize vouchers if you do not wish to save them up to part-pay your yearly membership. Remember it is planned in late September to clear the balances of accounts that have not been used for 18 months or more. Check yours now to make sure you get credit for what you have won.

A few members have already donated their ball credits to the club, so this is an option you can utilize as well if you so wish.

Saturday Junior Competition

September 16 sees the opening day for any junior wishing to begin the process of achieving a club handicap and learning about golf competitions and how they are played.

A nine-hole competition will be held starting from about 1 pm.

A booking sheet will be available in the week prior to this so that you can book your tee time.

Come along and enjoy the company of your fellow Jamberoo junior members.

Golf Clinics

Want to learn to play golf?

Jamberoo Golf Club is holding three golf clinics on Tuesday 29th August, 5th and 12th of September for a very reasonable $60 (including afternoon tea).

Each lesson goes for about 90 minutes and golf clubs, etc., will be supplied for those who are not in possession of such.

Each lesson starts about 12 noon.

This Week’s Results

Another beautiful week on the course with the August winds at last relenting. Congratulations go to Arthur Bosanquet and Elizabeth Armstrong for their win in the Mixed Foursomes Championship.

They did not have it all their own way as 2 other groups also compiled a score of 129 over the 27 holes. The unlucky countback losers were Tony Panecasio and Shirley Walsh and also Bruce Byers and Kay Brennan.

In future years we will adjust the playing conditions for this important club event so that a play-off will be necessary if ties occur again. Shirley and Tony were the nett winners on the day and received the same-valued prize voucher as the gross champions. We hope that this will encourage more teams to enter the event next year.

No wind on Saturday, combined with good greens saw many great scores returned. None better than Ron Hewson’s 46 points. Ian Bradburn, Don Roberts, Bruce Hammond and Jeff O’Brien also were winners on the day.

Saturday, 19th August 2017 – Single Stableford

A Grade Winner       Ian Bradburn 42 pts

B Grade Winner       Bruce Hammond 42 pts  2nd  Alan Jones 38 pts

C Grade Winner       Ron Hewson 46 pts   2nd  Don Roberts 44 pts

D Grade Winner      Jeff O’Brien 41 pts

Ladies Winner  Jenelle Anderson 34 pts

Wednesday, 23rd August 2017 – Par

A Grade Winner     Bruce Byers +2

B Grade Winner    Brett Funnell +4  2nd Place Alan Alhovirta (Howlong GC) +2 (c/b)

C Grade Winner  John Keeling +6   2nd Place  John Ellsmore +4

D Grade Winner   Terry McGill  (Kiama GC) +2

Tuesday 22nd August 2017 – Dena Kyle Trophy – Stableford

Div 1 Winner    Suzanne Lang 39 pts  Runner Up   Margaret Cook 38 pts

Div 2 Winner      Rose Sheath 34 pts (c/b)   Runner Up    Sandra Gentle 34 pts

Monday, 21st August 2017 Veterans – Stableford

Winner Les Hanigan 41 Pts Runner Up William Little 37 Pts (c/b)

Sunday 20th August 2017 – Mixed Foursomes Championship

Champions: Liz Armstrong and Arthur Bosanquet (c/b)

Nett Winners: Shirley Walsh and Tony Panecasio

News From the Course August 24

Father’s Day Specials – Great Deals at the Shop

A special discount of 5% will be given to any men’s golf shirt purchased from your club shop until Father’s Day.

As a very special deal you can buy any two shirts for $80, that means up to a huge 20% discount.

Use your club vouchers or ball credits in your golf shop, the only place to get club logo shirts!

New Board of Directors Announced

At the AGM the new Board of Directors of Jamberoo Golf Club Ltd were announced.

The new President is Phillip Hahn

Vice President – Keith Hales

Club Captain – David Ransom

Vice Captain – Stuart Potter

Treasurer –   Ray Sheehan

Board of Directors –  Sue Paul, Chris Goodwin, Geoff Boxsell, Mark Fisher, Patrick Paris, Geoff Wilson, Lorraine Cram.

Phil Hahn with Lance Fredericks
New President Phil Hahn receives the Jamberoo Nett winners trophy in 2016 from retiring President Lance Fredericks

Life Membership conferred

At the AGM a special resolution was passed conferring Life Membership of the club upon Lance Fredericks.

This is in recognition of Lance’s sustained service, leadership and contribution to the club over the past 17 years where he has been a Director, Club Captain and President.

Congratulations Lance.

Lance receives his certificate conferring Life Membership from new President Phil Hahn

2017 Mixed Foursomes Championship

Proud champions Elizabeth Armstrong and Arthur Bosanquet hold the trophy

A small field of 14 golfers gathered at the course today to play the Mixed Foursomes Championship.

What the field lacked in numbers it certainly made up for in quality.

Before the round it was difficult to select the winners with all groups in with a good chance. McGlinchey/Rippon were the low markers, Farrant/Paris the defending champions, Brennan/Byers past winners, Armstrong/Bosanquet always among the leaders, Walsh/Panecasio both in form, the Van Woerkoms an experienced team, and Gregson/Fredericks the long shots but with a good combination.

Apparently some wag phoned Shirley in the morning making sure that she and Tony were aware of the format for the day! No repeat of the Canadian this time!!

As the day progressed it became apparent that this was to be a special event with scoring very close.

In a very tight contest three teams finished the 27 holes with a score of 129. Using the Australian Countback System to separate the teams, the winners were Elizabeth Armstrong and Arthur Bosanquet (last nine 41), second place, Shirley Walsh and Tony Panecasio (last nine 43, last six 29, and last three 16), third place, Kay Brennan and Bruce Byers (last nine 43, last six 29, last three 17).

Marie Farrant and Pat Paris played very well in defence of their title but stumbled over the last few holes to narrowly miss the countback. Linda McGlinchey and Steve Rippon played well in patches but a poor start saw them playing ‘catch-up’ all day.

April and Colin Van Woerkom tried hard but did not fire, while Robyn Gregson and Lance Fredericks also played well and were very close to winning the nett title.

Shirley Walsh and Tony Panecasio

 

With Liz and Arthur winning the gross championship, the nett winners were Shirley and Tony with an excellent nett score of 105. Each of these teams received club vouchers of the same value and we hope that this will encourage more teams to enter next year.

Balls went to Kay and Bruce and to Marie and Pat. Nett 109.75 or better was needed in the ball comp.

All competitors enjoyed this important club day and were pleased to share a pleasant day with their fellow club members and friends.

Congratulations to our winners Liz and Arthur, Shirley and Tony.

News From the Course – 19 August

Keno Playoff

Jamberoo pair Ian Unsworth and Geoff Reynolds were very close to winning the district playoff for the Keno Fourball only losing by 1 point from the winners from the Wollongong Golf Club. The difference was on the 18th green. Bad luck, so close to winning the all-expenses paid weekend at the Bonville Golf Resort representing the Illawarra. Better luck next year.

Annual General Meeting

A reminder that the Annual General Meeting of the Jamberoo Golf Club Ltd will be held this Wednesday night at 7 pm at the club. At this time the annual report will be presented to members with the club’s auditor in attendance to answer any questions. As the number of nominations for directorship of the new Board of Directors does not exceed the number of positions available no election has been necessary. The new Board of Directors will be announced at the AGM.

Mixed Foursomes Championships

The Mixed Foursomes will be played tomorrow over 27 holes. Prizes for both gross and nett winners will be awarded at the conclusion of the event. Good luck and play well. I hope the westerly wind abates for the day!

This Week’s Results

The wind has been howling and I am afraid to say that several members are feeling the pressure of playing in the wind as there has been many last minute cancelations. Others are enjoying the challenge and some very impressive scores have been returned with Gordon Dill scoring a massive 44 points today and Tony McRae scoring 41. You see, it is not impossible to play well in the wind. 

Saturday, 19th August 2017 – Single Stableford

A Grade Winner   Ken Bradley 36  pts

B Grade Winner   Tony McRae 41  pts

C Grade Winner   Gordon Dill 44 pts

D Grade Winner   Geoff King 35 pts (c/b)

Ladies Winner      Lisa Bell 32 pts

Wednesday, 16th August 2017 – Mens’ Stroke Including Just Bathrooms Mystery Nine

Winner         Eric Nyholm 64 Nett (c/b)

2nd Place     Larry Osterhaus 64 Nett

3rd Place     Brian Green 66 Nett

4th Place     Warren Joannou 67 Nett (c/b)

Just Bathrooms Mystery Nine Winner: Eric Nyholm 30 Nett (Holes 2,6,7,10,11,12,13,14,17 )

Tuesday, 15th August 2017 – Par 

Div 1 Winner:  Rose Sheath +2 Runner Up:    Marie Farrant +1

Sunday, 13th August – Golf NSW Mens Keno 4 Ball Par Illawarra District playoff

Winners: R Davison and J Romanowski (Wollongong GC) +8

Runners Up: Geoff Reynolds and Ian Unsworth (Jamberoo GC) +7