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Information on the club house renovations are below.



This Weeks Events

7th July - 13th July

Monday  7th           Social play all day

Tuesday  8th              Vets  - Single Stableford( social play available all day) 

Wednesday  9th      Single Stableford ( social play available )

Thursday  10th      Junior open ( no social play until 3 pm.

Friday  11th               Social play all day  ( Chook Run )

Saturday 12th             Single Stroke  Monthly Medal ( Limited Social Play ) Social Play available between 7:30 & 9:30 for 9 holes only or after 3:30pm.

 Sunday   13th                 Social play all day 



Sat 21st – Monthly Medal  Sponsored by Rodney & Eddie

Tues 25th – Vets Monthly Medal

Sat 28th – 27 Hole VSS Sponsored by Coll Plumbing.

( This event is a shot gun start and limited to 60 players. Nominate online. )


Friday 20th – Mackay Ladies Open

22nd – 23rd – Mackay Mens Open

29th – 30th – Rowes Bay Mens Open



ALl first round qualifying rounds have been played except one which will be played on the 20th June.

THe second round to be played by the 30th of July .

The draw for  2nd round is club championship games are:

A grade
Matt Chapman
Shawn Johansen
 Sean O’Gorman
Adam Medcalf vs Michael Dunn
B Grade:
Brett Martin  vs Colin Dunn
Steve Kelly  vs Ken Lewin
C Grade:
John Coll  vs Alex Carson
Bob Stafford vs Rob Duerlli
D Grade champion of the world :
Mel Taylor vs Bill Davies
Dan Wix vs Warren  Whitfield
If anyone in the draw is unable to play by the dates below, please let me know ASAP.
We  have started some renovations on the club house.  The plan is to move the driving range nets in, and connect it on to posts.  We are going to put a shade sail in the front and put in a new buggy path.  The first tee will also be moved as part of this process.  We are also going to be renovating the undercover area in the next few months.  So things will be a bit out of order in the next few months, so we ask for  your understanding while we get this work done.  It will all look wonderful in the end.  We will keep you posted on the progress as things happen.


The 4 Ball Ambrose NRL challenge was once again won by Rabbitohs.  The team was Jack Saunders, Adam Medcalf, Michael Dunn and Nathan Gardner.  2nd Place was The Storm team of Neil Breuer, Rob Durelli Lindsay Holmes and Steve Lockhard and The Parramatta team of Jason Grech, Nev Dyne, Jarrod Contor and Steve Kelly come in third.   Stuart McMillan won the guess for the number of balls in the bottle which was 53.  The Raffles were won by 1st Prize Jason, 2nd Prize Alan Binks  and third prize Ross.





News on the greens, below. 

Course Update

Saturday 19/7/14

Opening Time   6:00 am
Current Competition Single Stableford
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    Open
Carts    YES 
Social Play Limited
Closing Time   6:00pm

Social play on Saturday is, tee off between 8 and 9 am or after 3:30 for 9 holes only.

Sunday 20/7/14

Opening Time  6 :30am
Current Competition NO competition
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts    Yes
Social Play     All Day
Closing Time   6:00pm

TRADING HOURS  ( Golf Course & Driving Range )

Monday  7:30 – 4:00                           Friday 7:00 – 7:00

Tuesday   7:00 -  3:00                          Saturday 6:00 – 7:00

Wednesday 7:00 – 7:00                     Sunday – 6:30 – 6:00

Thursday 7:30 – 4:00


As everyone is aware, we have had a major problem with our greens this year.  The greens have been affected by an E.R.I  Fungus.  This root fungus is not normally found north of Coffs Harbour, and once the greens are affected it  is very difficult and expensive to treat.

After a lot of research, we have decided to change the greens to a new variety of grass called Tifeagle.  The current grass on the greens, Bemuda tifgreen 328, has past its use by date and has little resistance to disease when mown under 5mm.

The process to change the greens to Tifeagle :

1.      We are going to build alternate greens on all the holes, using greenslees park.  Number 1 & number 5 are already completed.

2.     Prepare the current greens for planting.  This will be done straight after our open in September.

3.     Ross and Jason will drive down to Caboolture, and collect the stolens on Wednesday the 15th of October and be back on the 16th and the new surface will be planted on that day.

We will be asking for around 15 volenteers here that morning so that we can get the grass spread on all the greens as soon as possible.

We ask for your patience and understanding through the next few months while all of the work takes place.  We have researched this grass, and it is the best way to go in the long term.


This is a step  by step instructions on how to book in for a competition.To the left you will see the One Golf  logo, click on that.Your username is  the last four digits of your golf link number, ( not using the 00)  Eg if your number is 4092200013 your username is 13.Your password is the first four digits of your date of birth. Eg. if your DOB is  9th April your password is 0904.  If that doesn’t work it means   I did not have your date of birth so your username will be 0101. If neither of those work phone the club, I have probably put in  an incorrect DOB.Your will then get a box up to tell you to change your password, so do that using 0101 as your old password.Once you are in the site go  into  “My Details “and  update any details that are incorrect or add, DOB, email address etc.To book into a competition click on   bookings in the red box on top .  You are then at the  events page.  Click on Nov ( 2013) and all the events for Nov will come up.Anything that is open you can book in for.    Click on open, and the timesheet will come up.Click on the box with your preferred time on it.   You will come to the timesheet with your name already on that time.If you don’t want to add any other names just confirm that time and that’s it.  You can then go into another competition if you want and do the same.If you want to add other players to your group, go into the time you require and  go to the search section, in one of the boxes put in the person you want to play with.  Just start typing there name and a list will come up and pick the player from that list.  you can add another  3 players to your group.  Once you have the name, click on the small boxes next to each name then click confirm.  All players are now in that time slot with you.You will notice a small x  under each name.  That allows you to delete the name if you wish.  Any of the other players can also delete there own name only in that group.So get on there give it a try and let me know if you have any problems and I can go through it with you here.

B & C GRADE PENNANTS.The B & C Grade Pennant teams travelled to Home Hill on the weekend to compete in this years pennant, both in Division 3.   The B grade team  is Alex Carson, Jack Drefke, Bob Stafford, Stuart McMillan, Steve Kelly, Ken Muckan,  Jez Chyba.  C Grade Ken Wolfenden, Bill Davies, Michael Hurley, John O’Neil, Snow Harper, Warren Whitfield, Angus Young, with Bob Platt from Proserpine filling in for us.  .  The B division will compeate against  Pioneer Valley, Rowes Bay and Lavarack in Div 3.  C Grade will also competed in Div 3  against  Ayr and Magnetic Island.  Both teams come in 2nd. Well done everyone.

B Grade Pennant Team: Alex Carson,
Jack Drefke, Bob Stafford,Jez Chyba, Ken Muckan,
Steve Kelly, Stuie McMillan
C Grade Pennant team: Ken Wolfenden, John O’Neil,)
 Angus Young, Bill Davies, Warren Whitfield, Michael Hurley,
Snow Harper, Bob Platt ( Proserpine








There is a special on the DRIVING RANGE for members and non members!

Every time you buy a bucket of range balls you pay $1 less each time.
Once you have purchased 10 buckets, you pay HALF PRICE for your buckets of range balls FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE YEAR!

Quick Facts

Dress Code: Closed in shoes. No singlets
Competitions: Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday  ( limited social play available Saturday )
Motorized Carts Yes
Club & Trolley Hire Yes
Length (18 holes) 5778mts
Par 70
Holes 9
Water Hazards Yes
Bunkers Yes
Practice Putting Green Yes
Licensed Clubhouse Yes  ( NO B.Y.O.)
Light Food Yes
Aqua Driving Range Open 7 days from 7am
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