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Site  updated  27/07/15


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.

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August 2015

Saturday 1st – Foursomes Championships

Saturday 8th – Ladies Open.  Followed by Men’s single stableford comp

Friday 14th – Black Springs Vets Open

Saturday 15th – 27 Hole VSS

Sunday 16th – Rian Smith Fundraiser

Saturday 22nd – 4 BBB Vss calcutta

Monday 24th – Vets Monthly MEdal

Saturday – 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 28/07/15

 Ashley Nattrass won Saturday’s single stableford with 42 points from runner up Rodney Allen.  The ball run down went to Bruce Newport 39, Ken Lewin 38, Lindsay Holmes, Wayne Stafford Sean O’Gorman 37, Paul Lucas, Terry Ford, 36, Bob Stafford, Frank Forsyth, John Kelleher, Cal Heyden, Steve Campbell 35.  Pins went to Nev Dyne on 2/11 with 4.9mts, Greg Wilson on 7/16 with 4.2mts and Russell Gardner on 9/18 with 2.15mts.  Nominate online for next Saturday’s Foursomes championships, sponsored by Meat on Shakespeare.  This event is played over 27 holes in groups of six and has a minimum combined handicap limit of 12.  Wednesday’s single stableford event was won by Steve Campbell with 38 points.  Runner up on account back was Ken Wolfenden 37 points.  Ball run down went ot Bob Stafford 37, Cal Heyden, John Bellette, Brian Spencer 36, Colin Dunn 35.  Pins went to Mark Balladon on 2/11 with 5.1mts, John Coll on 7/16 and Brian Spencer on 9/18 with 2.3 mts.   A single stroke will be played on Wednesday.  The vets played a 4 BBB stableford on Monday with Ken Wolfenden and Con Rummeny having a convincing win with 49 points from runners up Bob Stafford and Chris Pembroke 43 points.  Rick Le Brun won the pin shot.  A Single stableford will be played on Monday.  The vets Open will be held on Friday the 14th of August.  Nomination for the 18 hole event is $25 including a BBQ after the game.  Nominate through your club or by phoning Black Springs on 49526446 or on the www.blackspringsgolf.com.au site.    The draw will be posted on our website.  Nominations are being taken for the Ladies open to be held on Saturday the 8th of August Nomination for this event is $25 which includes a BBQ after the game.  You can phone the club or nominate on the web site www.blackspringsgolf.com.au.     Nominations are also open for the 27 hole VSS on the 15th of August followed by a BBQ presentation and Calcutta.  The 4 BBB vss Calcutta will be held on the 22nd of August.  Nominations are also open for the 27 Hole Stableford 1000 sponsored by OCM Equipment.  This event is made up of 9 holes Combined, 9 holes 4 BBB and 9 holes Tiger stableford. 

ON Sunday 16th of August in conjunction with local committee “Rian’s Angels” we are holding a golf day at Black Springs.  This will be  a 4 person Ambrose open to members, non-members and social players.  Cost will be $50 per player which includes a BBQ lunch and some drinks. There are great prizes to be won.    Rian is a local man who has played many years of rugby league for our local clubs, Magpies, Brothers, Wests and Souths.  Rian started as a junior and retired in 1986.  In November last year Rian sustained serious injuries from a car accident and is now a Quadriplegic.  All funds will be donated to assist Rian with his ongoing care.  Phone Ross Byrnes on 0437825029 or Ian Quinn 0408353400 for more details and   to nominate your team.  


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.





Vets open nomination form

Ladies open nomination  form 2015

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 27th  July 15  

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

Tuesday 28th July 15

Opening Time    8:00am
Current Competition  No Competition
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts    Yes
Social Play    All Day
Closing Time    3:00 pm

Wednesday 29th July 15

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


Thursday  30 th July 15 

Opening Time   7:00am
Current Competition     No Competition.
Course        OPEN
Driving Range       OPEN
Carts     YES
Social Play     ALL DAY
Closing Time     5:00pm


Friday 31st 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  1st August 15

Opening Time   6-00 am
Current Competition  27 Hole Foursomes Championships
Course    OPEN
Driving Range  OPEN
Carts    Yes
Social Play  Limited
Closing Time  7:00 pm

Tee off for  social play is available  until 8:00am, or after 3:30 pm for 9 holes

Sunday 2nd August 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

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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