Weekly update 12/09/16

Yes!! it’s almost here!! Daylight saving starts next weekend!! That also means it’s almost time for Twilight golf to start. Get your friends, neighbors and kids together for the start of twilight golf on Wednesday 12th October. $8 member entry, $5 junior entry and $10 visitor entry and the ever popular $10 twilight meals.

We need your help! We are relocating blocks from the 18th tee, we would be most grateful if you are able to take a few blocks as you pass and put them on the pallet. Many hands make light work of a heavy job.

A huge thank you to all those involved in the Spring Race Meeting and dinner held last Sunday evening. We served out 128 meals from meat, veges and dessert donated and cooked by the Ladies and then followed with the race meeting. Cheeses were donated by Fonterra. All up we made a profit of $6381. A great effort coordinated by Glenda Allen. It was so good to see the Clubroom full and being used by Club members and friends. Thank you.

This week we have had the sad passing of Eugene Shepherd after a short illness. Eugene was a past member and will be remembered for his dedication to the rules of golf and his involvement with the golf referees association.

We have been looking at safety improvements around the course. The stairs up the side of the clubhouse are a current project as they have become slippery in wet weather. Thank you to Norm York for installing the metal treads on the stairs.

We have spare Tee signs available for sponsorship, cost per year is from $300 per sign, 600mm x 300mm. If you know anyone who may be interested, please contact the office.

It’s Spring! Get a head start on your summer garden by picking up some locally produced sheep pellets. $15 per bag available from the office. (bags approx 15kg)

Golf results:
10/09/16: Men’s Saturday scramble: D Barton 44, C York 39, P Sue 38, N York 38, P Greeves 38, J Smith 37, R Paora 37, P Cotter 37, C Benzie 37, W Jump 37, B Hansen 37, J Greeves 37. Two’s: R Paora, M O’Hara, D Barton
13/09/16 Women’s 18 hole Scramble: J Roberts 35, J McRobbie 33, G Cathcart 32, G Allen 31. Two’s: I Whiteman
13/09/16 Women’s 9 hole scramble: J Shanley 17, S Wallace 16, C Henry 14, P Fitzgibbon 11
14/09/16 Wednesday stableford: I Brice 41, R Price 40, R Ford 40, M Whiteman 39

Upcoming Events:
Tuesdays: Women’s 18 & 9 hole Competitions 9.00am
Wednesdays: Wed scramble 12pm
Wednesdays: Twilight golf starts 12th October
Saturdays: Men’s competitions assemble 8am for 8:30am start, Women’s 9am
4th Thursday: Midweek Open 9.30-12pm $25 entry

Thurs 22nd Sept – Midweek Open, $25, tee off 9:30-12pm
Sat 5th & Sun 6th Nov – 54 Hole Tournament
Tues 22nd Nov – Women’s 9 hole Tournament
Thurs 24th Nov – 1st Xmas Midweek
Sat 3rd Dec – 9am Club AGM
Tues 6th Dec – Women’s Xmas Tournament
Sat 10th Dec – Mixed Xmas Tournament
Thurs 22nd Dec – 2nd Xmas Midweek Open

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