Club News 2020
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 Jan 18  The trees along the Roadside fairway were given a trim today to ease traffic flows along the road.  With road traffic control in place a good job was done before lunch with a large pile of branches in our burn heap to show for it.  Many thanks to the members who supplied chainsaws, vehicles and manpower to accomplish this task and Jim O for organising it.  Some members even managed 9 holes of golf afterwards!  Image
Feb 1 Opening Day was held with a reasonably sized field of golfers in warm conditions. Jenny Hulena and Tom Allan won the Newburn Trophy with a net of 62.4 in the Canadian Foursomes format  
Feb 11 Another Sowden achieved a Hole-in-One on the 15th today.  Judith proved she is just as good as her husband Roger in accomplishing this feat. I wonder if they would share their secret for a price?  
Mar 26 The pandemic COVID-19 lockdown regulations have been implemented which means that there is to be no activity, playing or otherwise, to be held on the course until further notice with the result that the front gate is to be locked.  
April 28 Level 3 of the COVID-19 lockdown was implemented today with the result that members will be allowed on the course with prior bookings only, and restricted to their 'bubbles'.  
May 16

With great relief the men's club day was held today, the first activity to be held under the level 2 COVID-19 restrictions. The enjoyment of the occasion was in evidence in the clubroom afterwards.

120 native trees were also planted in the plantation section

June 3

An excellent turnout of golfers heralded the holding of our first tournament since the lockdown.  Ground and course conditions were very good for our Men's Midweek Tournament and the weather played its part by being mild and calm.  Hugh Murchison achieved the highest stableford score of 38.

June 17

The Women's Open was held today in great weather with 43 Ladies participating.  Erin Mulholland won with best gross, while Nicky Mathews won the best nett and best local player. 

June 21

The Mixed Open Foursomes saw another good turnout of golfers with 39 players attending.  Max and Erin were victorious with the best local gross, and Mike and Jo Bond with the overall best gross.

July 12

The last round of the Pahau Cup was held at the course today with our team managing to squeak ahead of Scargill to win the cup - well done lads!

Sept 26

The Shootout finals were held today with Colleen Ramsay outlasting the Women's finalists to win, while Bob Clarke-Hall won the men's final. 

Oct 3

The Club Championships finals were held today over 36 holes - Presidents division over 18 holes.  The Club champions are: 

Women: Senior - Erin Mulholland; Intermediate - Jill Allan; Junior - Nicky Mathews. 

Men: Senior - Allan Hanton; Intermediate - Tom Allan; Junior - Alan Torstonson; Presidents - Terry Stevens