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Ross is going to trial a new format for Wednesday competition. Tee off from this Wednesday 24th June will be from 11am and all in groups of 4. For this trial period there will not be any early tee off times or large groups.


Driving Range Opening hours – Monday 8:00am – 5:pm.   Tuesday  8:00 – 2:00  - Wednesday to Sunday 8:00am to 5:30pm.

If players can please check the timesheet on Saturdays, in case there has been changes. If your name is on its own or in a two, chances are you will be changed to another group on Friday afternoon. If you are putting your name on the time sheet on Friday, please place it in a group. To avoid groups of more then 4 in the middle of the field, you will be moved to a group if you are on your own.  If I have your contact details and it is more then 2 time spots difference, I will attempt to contact you.

Site  updated  06/07/15



What are you up to Friday afternoons. Why not come down play 9 holes of golf in the Chicken Run.   This is now a handicapped event.  You can book in online.  Players will play the front nine one week and the back nine the next week.  Non handicapped players will be given a nine hole handicap.  It is a stroke event.  So put your names down or phone the club.  You could win a Leonards voucher for a delicious Chicken meal. After your game sit and relax with a drink and some delicious home cooked roast chicken. The 9 hole net event kicks off any time in the afternoon. Roast chicken will be served after 5pm.  The cost is $10 for social players and $5-00 for members.

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July  2015

Thursday July  9th  - Black Springs Junior Open

Saturday July 11th – Greg Fatnowna NRL Challenge

Thursday July 16th – Vets Spring Valley Trophy Round 1  at Pioneer Valley GC

Saturday July 18th – Monthly Medal

Monday July 27th  – Vets Monthly Medal



For those that do not get the Mercury I will place our weekly news insert on the site.
Daily Mercury  write up for Tuesday 07/07/15

 Single stablefords were played for all competitions this week.  Ian Rankin won Saturdays competition with 42 points from runner up Chris Brewster 40.  Ball run down went to Shae Saron 40, Drew Newton, Chris Scells 38, Sean O’Gorman, Kelly Cooke 37, Nev Dyne, Steve Campbell 36,Jack Drefke, Russell English, Bruce Bailey, Brett Scells, Russell Gardner 35. Pins went to Nev Dyne on 2/11 with 50cm., Drew Newton on 7/16 with 2.3mts and Chris Scells on 9/18 with 2.82 mts.  Next Saturday is the Greg Fatnowna NRL Challenge day.  This is an 18 hole  4 Ball Ambrose to raise money for Cancer.  There is a shot gun start at 11:30 in groups of 8.  The event is open to members and non members.  Phone the club 49526446 if you would like to enter a team.   There will be a putting competition  with a $200 flight centre voucher up for grabs as well as a few other fundraising activities,  $10 from all green fees will go to Queensland Cancer fund, so come out and enjoy a game of golf followed by a BBQ and then sit back and enjoy the entertainment provided by duo Significant Other from 5:30 to 9:30.  Wednesday’s competition was won by John O’Neil with 38 points on a 3 way count back.  Runner up was Brad Drake 38.  Ball run down went o Bob McKinstry 38, Harvey Maritz 36, Chris Dunn, Alan Scells 35.  Pins went to Chris Dunn on 2/11 with 2.51mts, Colin Dunn on 7/16 with 2.5mts and Andy Davison on 9/18 with 1.72mts.  A single stableford will be played next Wednesday.  The Vets single stableford competition was won by David Patch coming in with 37 points.  Doug Moule was runner up with 36 points.  Mick Jorgensen won the pin shot.  Vets will also play a single stableford on Monday.  The juniors Sugar Circuit competition is on this week.  Games will be played at Sarina on Tuesday, Pioneer Valley on Wednesday, Black Springs on Thursday and Mackay golf club on Friday.  Good luck to all juniors playing in all events.   The nomination sheet is now open for the  Meat on Shakespeare sponsored 27 hole Foursomes championships to be held on the 1st of August.  There is a minimum handicap of 12 for this event.  Clubs should also have nomination forms for the Ladies Open to be held on  Saturday the 8th of August over 18 holes.  Ladies can also phone the lcub if you wish to nominate or nominate online via our website www.blackspringsgolf.com.au.   WE are also taking nominations for our vets open on Friday 14th of August also via the website or phone the club.    The nomination form for the Coll Plumbing  27 hole VSS  to be held on the 15th August and the 4 BBB vss  on the 22nd of August. 




We will be starting a Wednesday club championship competition from the 28th January.  The stableford points from all games including single stroke games will be added together throughout the year and the player with the best score throughout the year will be the Wednesday Club Champion.   There will be a running sheet throughout the year as we do with eclectic.  The prize for this competition will be $300 worth of vouchers unless we get a sponsor on-board.
 For our new Members.

This is a step  by step instructions on how to book in for a competition.

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.  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.  Anything that is open you can book in for.    Click on open on the date you wish to book in for, and the timesheet will come up.Click on the box with your preferred time on it.   You will come to the booking sheet 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.  Once your name is on the sheet, you will notice a green+, you can click on this and it will allow you to book a motorised cart.   The red x allows you to delete you name from the competition if you are unable to playYou are only able to delete or move your own booking. 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.


This is some information regarding your handicap from One Golf, if you register for a competition, and decide not to scan your card, or forget to scan your card. A “No Score  not Approved” is what is recorded on your handicap record if your card is not scanned
Provisional H’cap status Notice:
By default, if a golfer has five or more “no score not approved” entries in their last 20 rounds, their h’c…ap status will be now set as Provisional by GolfLink. This can not be amended within the MiClub system. We will show a red “P” in the players booking cell on the admin tee sheet to identify them. Members will not see this on their tee sheets.
This will mean by default in the MiClub comp mgmt system that we won’t rank the player in the competition leaderboard so that they are not eligible to win a prize though The players score entered will still be loaded for handicapping purposes automatically.
It is a decision of the club that they can overturn this and allow provisional players to be ranked and therefore eligible to win prizes. If this is so; please advise MiClub and we’ll change a property to allow for this. email support@miclub.com.au
Additional info (MiClub have decided that any special prizes will still be applied to Provisional players such as a Hole IN One or Eagle.) If this is not wanted, you can manually remove the special prize for the provisional player from the prize allocation area.So think twice before you decide not to scan your card for whatever reason. You could lose your competition rights.





News Below:


:-  Club Championships results

:-  Top 5 Wed club champ scores

:-   Hole in One Jackpot balance

:-   NQ Opens Update

:- Vets Open information

:-  News


There has been a few date changes for major events.   I do the programme up in November,  with the hope of everything staying the same. Unfortunately things can happen, both business and personal, to change these dates sometimes.  I do try and keep the changes  to a minimum and I try not to change major events, but again this year there has been some unavoidable changes to some major events and they are listed below. I do apologise for any mix-up this has caused to anyone.

27 Hole Vss has changed from the 23rd May to  15th August

4 BBB Vss has changed form the 30th May to the 22nd August.

2nd Holden Scramble has changed from the 22nd Aug to the 19th September


Course Update

Monday 6th  July 15  

Opening Time  7:30 am
Current Competition  Vets – Single Stableford
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts    Yes
Social Play    All Day
Closing Time    5:00 pm

Tuesday 7th July 15

Opening Time    8:00am
Current Competition  No Competition
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts    Yes
Social Play    All Day
Closing Time    2:00 pm

Wednesday 9th July 15

Opening Time    7:00am
Current Competition   Single  Stableford
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts    Yes
Social Play    Yes
Closing Time    7:00 pm


Thursday  10th July 15 

Opening Time   7:00am
Current Competition     Junior Open.
Course        OPEN
Driving Range       OPEN
Carts     YES
Social Play     ALL DAY
Closing Time     5:30pm

No social play between 8:30 – 11:00 am.

Friday  11th July 15

Opening Time     7:00 am
Current Competition  Chicken Run anytime after lunch 9 Holes Stroke
Course         OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts      YES
Social Play    ALL DAY
Closing Time      6:00  PM

Saturday  12th July 15

Opening Time   6-00 am
Current Competition  Greg Fatnowna NRL Challenge   Shot Gun start  11:30 am
Course    OPEN
Driving Range  OPEN
Carts    Yes
Social Play  Limited
Closing Time  7:00 pm

Tee off for  social play is available  up until  9:30am for 9 holes. 

Sunday 13th July  15 

Opening Time  6:30 am
Current Competition   no competition
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts    Yes
Social Play  ALL DAY.
Closing Time  6:00 pm


The highlighted, underlined names are the winners in there playoff and will now play the next round.  IF we can have all  the first round games played by the 13th of June that would be great.

Club Champion:

Adam Medcalf   vs  Greg Wilson

Russell  vs Chris

Sean  vs  Nev

Harvey  vs  Jack

B Grade:

Steve Abel vs  Wanger

Steve Kelly vs   Cal


C Grade:

  Murry Jones vs  Wayne Sutton

  Brian Spencer vs Jarrod Contor


D Grade:

 Bill Davies vs   Frank

 Terry Ford vs Killer



Top 5 Wednesday

Club Champion Scores to 14/05/15

Cal Heyden 453
John Coll 451
John Bellette 400
Rod Allen 335
Bob Stafford 334



The 2015 VETS OPEN   will be held on Friday the 14th of August.   Once again this will be a great event, which is growing every year, so get your nominations in.  Safe travels to all of you pro golfers who will be leaving soon to start there tour.  Look forward to catching up with you all again. 

  Please open link to  the flier and nomination form.

Vets open flier

Vets open nomination form

We are also holding our ladies open on Saturday the 8th of August.  The nomination form for this event will be placed on this website in July.

Ladies if you think you might like to play in the Ladies open event, but will be on the road please just place a note on your Vets open nomination with a contact and I will let you know about draws etc.  The ladies open will tee off from 8am.  And then there will be a men’s single stableford in the afternoon.













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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