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Monday 25 March 2024

Dear member, 

This eNews is to let you know about forthcoming events and dining at the Club. 

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Wednesday Golfers' Cup

This Wednesday 27 March 2024

After the first qualifying round, Tony Reilly is clear at the top of the leaderboard on 41 points with Paul O'Halloran and Simon Marsh both on 39.

Source: Matt Preston’s pear and rosemary gin fizz recipe


This THURSDAY 28 March 2024  

'Last Friday' Clubhouse drinks will be held this Thursday due to a pre-booked event on Good Friday. It promises to be a splendid kick-off to the warm long weekend ahead. Join in from 5.30pm.

Easter GOlf Events

We wish all members and delightful and safe Easter. The weather forecast looks wonderful for golf - but please remember to be heat-aware.

Click the links to read a little history about each event.

Saturday 30 March Geoff Gubbins Memorial Trophy (Men) Entries are open. Timesheet 

Easter Sunday 31 March – Gatehouse Trophy (first played 1975) (Mixed Canadian foursomes) Entries are open. Timesheet 

Easter Monday 1 AprilT.E. Bostock Memorial Trophy (first played in 1963) and Graham Trophy (>65years first played in 1972) (Men), Thornthwaite Easter Bogey Cup (Women). Entries are open. Timesheet 


Various dates

Two rounds of the men's 2024 pennant season have been played so far with Div.1 and Div.3 winning both and sitting on top of their respective ladders.

Women's Friday pennant began last week with teams in Div.1 Div.2 and Div.3. The Div.1 team and the Sunday pennant team started their seasons with wins. 

Keep an eye on the members' website for weekly reports and photos. The men's reports are usually published on Tuesdays. The women's R1 reports have already been filed and can be read here.

Home games coming up:

Women's Div.1 play at Barwon Heads on Friday 5 April

Women's Div.2 play at Barwon Heads on Friday 12 April

Women's Sunday pennant play at Barwon Heads on Sunday 14 April

School Holiday Junior Clinics

Several dates from Tuesday 2 April 2024

Don't forget that Jordan will be offering his popular 60-minute junior clinics in the April school holidays for those aged 8-16 years old. There will be plenty of ball hitting and lots of fun games.

Clinics are limited to six children per session and are only open to junior members and children or grandchildren of members. The cost of each session is $25 per junior. Call the golf shop to book.

First Friday Dinner & Bridge

Friday 5 April 2024

Dinner with a glass of wine at 6.30 pm followed by duplicate bridge at 7.15 pm for 7.30 pm start.

Junior Aces

Sunday 7 April 2023 - 9.00am or 10.00am sessions

Aces is open to junior members and non-members. Children are welcome to invite their friends to register and participate by sharing the link below.

Women's Guest Day

Tuesday 16 April 2024 

Bookings are open and filling fast.

Main course 8.15am shotgun start - Book here

Par-3 course 10:30am shotgun start - Book here. 

Both events include a $45 lunch and $5 competition fee.

Sprague Cup

Entries open Saturday 20 April

Presented by Mrs. Marion Sprague and family as a memorial for her late husband, the Leslie Sprague Memorial Cup was first played in 1946. 

Please recall the new condition of play requiring all players to have a minimum of four cards in their GOLF Link history within the previous 12 months to be eligible to participate. The four rounds do not need to have been played at Barwon Heads.

Last year's Downing Ambrose winners Tony Walker, Geoff Southby and Stephen Gough - the first three person winners of the trophy since its inception in 1981.

ANZAC Long* Weeked Events

*Anzac Day falls on a Thursday this year. 

Thursday 25 April 2024 - Downing Ambrose Trophy 1pm shotgun

Saturday 27 April 2024 - Services Cup (red tees) Anzac Cup (blue tees).

Sunday 28 April 2024 - Div. 3 Men's Pennant at Barwon Heads. Come and support the team.

NB: Thursday 25 April 2024 - A $15 competition fee (includes $10 donation to RSL) will apply for the morning mixed gender Stableford shotgun and the afternoon Downing Ambrose event.

House Levy Expiration

Tuesday 30 April 2024

For those with a remaining house levy balance, this will expire on Tuesday 30 April 2024. Avoid disappointment and make dining reservations early.

Marrum Cup 2024

Those eligible (70+ years) are encouraged to enter the events on Monday 6 May: either the Barbara Parsons Trophy (happy 103rd birthday for today, Barbara!) or the Jeanne Heweston Trophy. Entries are now open. (The Women’s Golf Sub-Committee will select the players to represent the Club for the Bramerton and Marrum Cups.)

Volunteer spotters required. We would greatly appreciate your assistance, so please put your name down on the volunteer timesheets (hole, position and time are beside each cell). Each booking is for two hours. 

Bramerton Cup volunteers, Tuesday 7 May - Click here. 

Marrum Cup volunteers, Thursday 9 May - Click here. 

In case you missed it on the website

John Marcard Memorial Trophy

Played on Thursday 7 March 2024

This year’s annual snooker and pin pool (billiards) interclub event was held at The Australian Club on Thursday 7 March. The margin belies the close results in many of the matches...

Lyn Fraser Pin Pool Handicap Final (Singles) 2024

 Zara Brookes and Sally McKillop played a very skilful match that turned out to be a very close encounter...

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