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Site  updated  24/03/15

BEFORE YOU BOOK INTO YOUR COMPETITION, SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE AND HAVE A CATCH UP ON THE SITE TO SEE WHAT IS HAPPENING, AND WHATS COMING UP.  THE WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK ARE THE MEDIA’S WE USE TO HELP KEEP YOU UPDATED AS TO WHAT IS HAPPENING AT THE CLUB

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.

Facebook, Inc.    Scroll to the end of the page and Like Blacksprings Golf Course on Facebook to keep up to date with what’s happening on the course.

DRIVING RANGE IS CLOSED AT END OF TRADE ON FRIDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER FOR A WHILE TO ALLOW FOR  UPGRADING WORKS TO BE COMPLETED. 

The cost of competition as of the 7th of February will be $23 per competition
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For those that do not get the Mercury I will place our weekly news insert on the site.

Daily Mercury  write up for Tuesday 24/3/15 March

A single stroke was played on Saturday with Jerry Pembroke winning with 66 nett on a count back from Steve Abel.  Ball run down went to Jack Saunders 67, Eddie Ramsamy, Jarrod Contor 68, Pauyl Young, Wayne Sutton 70, Troy Murry, John Wotherspoon, 71, Phil Davies, John Bellette, Mick Harper, Wayne Jensen 72,Terry Ford, Adam Medcalf, Steve Campbell, Greg Wilson, Shawn Johansen, Ken Wolfenden 73.  Pins went to Noel Contor on 2/11, Frank Forsyth on 7/16 and Ken Lewin on 9/18.  This was also a qualifying round.  A single stroke qualifying round will be played on Saturday.  A single stroke was played on Wednesday with Wayne Sutton winning with 65 nett from Dean Spilsbury 68.  Ball run down went to Adam Medcalf 70, Bob Stafford 71,John Coll 73,Ken Wolfenden, Steve Campbell 74.  A Single Stableford will be played on Wednesday.  The Vets played a sningle stableford on Monday with Alan Scells winning with 41 points. Greg Pembroke was runner up with 35 points.  Greg also won the pin shot.  Next Monday will be a single stableford. We are still looking for players to compete in the B & C Grade pennant teams to play on the 18th & 19th of April.  B Grade is at Lavarack Golf Club and C Grade will play at Ayr.  Then nomination sheet is aslo open for the Holden Scramble to ba held on the 2ndof May.  Also open is the time sheet for the 27 hole Vss to be held on the 23rd of May and the 4 BBB vss on the 30th of May.  We are holding a Golf Demo day here at B lack Springs on the 11th of April in conjuction with Golf King Superstore.  Anthony Johnson will be showcasing Nike, Taylor Made and Mizuno equipment. Come down and try the latest equipment from Taylormade, Mizuno and Nike. Demo day Specials with never to be repeated prices. There will also be an Ezy Go representative here doing great deals on new and pre-owned carts. 

 

WEDNESDAY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITION

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.
HOLE IN ONE JACKPOT. 
Cal Heyden was the first player to take the jackpot on Wednesday, picking up $150 for his hole in on  the 16th hole in Wednesday’s single stableford competition. 
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.

RENOVATIONS

All the new greens are now in play and have come along very well. The renovations are nearly coming to an end as well and the course is starting to look very good.  I will get some photos up shortly.

SCANNING YOUR CARD AFTER A COMP.
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:

:-  Top 5 Wed club champ scores

:-   Hole in One Jackpot balance

:-   NQ Opens Update

:- Vets Open information

:-  News

Course Update

Monday 23rd March 15

Opening Time  7:00 am
Current Competition  Vets – Single Stroke Monthly medal
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    CLOSED
Carts    Yes
Social Play  All Day
Closing Time  3:00 pm

Tuesday 24th  March 15

Opening Time    8:00 am
Current Competition  No Competition
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    CLOSED
Carts    Yes
Social Play    All Day – Free Golf Fees
Closing Time    5:30 pm

Wednesday 25th March 15

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

 

Thursday 26th March 15

Opening Time   8:00am
Current Competition  No Competition
Course        OPEN
Driving Range    CLOSED
Carts     YES
Social Play   ALL DAY – Free Golf Fees
Closing Time    4:00 pm

Friday  27th March 15

Opening Time      7:00 am
Current Competition      No Competition
Course      Open
Driving Range    CLOSED
Carts     Yes
Social Play    All Day
Closing Time     6:00 pm

Saturday   28th March 15

Opening Time   6-00 am
Current Competition  Single Stroke Qualifying round
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    CLOSED
Carts    Yes
Social Play  Limited
Closing Time  7:00 pm

Social play available between 7:30 am to 10:45 am or after 3pm.

Sunday  29th March 15

Opening Time  6:30 am
Current Competition   no competition
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    CLOSED
Carts    Yes
Social Play  All Day – $10 golf fees  all day
Closing Time  6:00 pm

 

Copy of hole difficulty

I have found a new link on the one golf site, that goes through how each hole is played compared to the index on that hole.  Click on the above link.   Now that we are changing the course to a par 72, I thought you might be interested to see how it has played in the last 12 months.  I will able to post updates on this now that I know its there.

 

Top 5 Wednesday

Club Champion Scores to 18/03/15

Adam Medcalf 214
Cal Heyden 197
Rod Brebner 196
Ken Wolfenden 191
Bob McKinstry 169

HOLE IN ONE JACKPOT TALLY AS AT THE 19/3/15  -  $360

N Q OPENS

The next mens open is on at Lavarack Golf Club on the 11th & 12th of April.  Nomination forms are available here at the club, or by going to www.lavarackgolfclub.com.au Nomination is $35 for the two days payable on the first day.   Sunday tee times will be seeded.

2014 Newsetter

To view the newsletter please click on it.

2015 VETS OPEN

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.  ( HAHA)

  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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