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Phone:  07 49 526 446    or  Ross    0437 825 029

 Site  updated 03/05/2016

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

Driving Range Opening hours – Monday 8:00am – 5:pm.   Tuesday  8:00 – 2:00  - Wednesday to Sunday 8:00am to 5:30pm.
NQ OPEN.   MEN AND LADIES
Congratulations to Mick Dunn, for coming 2nd in the mens NQ open held at Rowe’s Bay Golf Club on the weekend.  Also to Shae Holmes winning the ladies NQ Open held here in Mackay.

WHATS COMING UP

MAY 2016

Saturday 7th -  Holden Scramble

Saturday  14th – Monthly Medal   ( Qualifying Round )

Saturday 21st – Last Qualifying Round.

Saturday 28th  -  FOURSOMES CHAMPIONSHIPS  27 HOLES GROUPS OF 6.

Monday 23rd – Vets Monthly Medal

JUNE  4TH  27 Hole  VSS

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.

Monday’s Vets Results  26/4/16

Winner   Alan Hunt  42 points
Runner Up Greg Pembroke 40 points
Pins Shot   Reg Millett  

 

Wednesdays Results   Single Stableford 27/4/16

Winner   Sean O’Ggorman  39 Points
Runner Up   Murry Jones  37 Points
Pins Shots  Bob Stafford  Butcher  

 

Saturday’s Results.   30/04/16  Single Stroke

Winner  A Division   Neil Breuer  65 Nett
              B Division    David Patch  70 Nett
Runner Up A Division     Brad Drake  69 nett
          Bruce Newport  71 Nett
 Ladies  Kelly Cooke  83 nett
Pinshots  Sean O’Gorman, Neil Breuer, Brett Martin  

WEDNESDAY CLUB CHAMPION

Wednesday Club Champion weekly scores

April   2016

06/04/16  Colin Dunn   46 points
13/04/16   Cal Heyden    41 points
                20/04/16  Bob Stafford    41 Points
               27/04/16  Sean O’Gorman    39 points
     
     
     

Wednesday Monthly Medal Results  
  Winner Score
February  Blue Nancarrow    42 Points
March  Neil Breuer    43 points
April  Colin Dunn    46 Points
May    
June    
July    
August    
September    
October    

Top 8 in each grade Club Champ

After 4 of 6 games.

A Grade    
1 Mick Dunn 139
2 Chris Dunn 146
3 Harvey Maritz 147
4 Russell Gardner 147
5 Neil Breuer 151
6 Shawn Johansen 153
7 Greg Wilson 154
8 Sean O’Gorman 154
     
B Grade    
1 Jack Saunders 156
2 Cal Heyden 162
3 Brad Lewin 162
4 Trent Budby 167
5 John Wotherspoon 168
6 Rodney Allen 170
7 Ken Lewin 170
8 Steve Grieshaber 171
     
C Grade    
1 Alex Carson 174
2 Heath Powell 176
3 Ashley Nattrass 179
4 Stuie McMillan 180
5 Bruce Newport 180
6 Luke Lauder 182
7 Bruce Bailey 182
8 Murry Jones 183
     
D Grade    
1 Glen Davies 184
2 Michael Hurley 185
3 Ian Rankin 188
4 Tim Dalton 188
5 Mal Taylor 189
6 Ken Wolfenden 189
7 Terry Ford 196
8 Tom Irlendes 196
     
     

PENNANTS.

 The club hold A, B and C grade pennants each year. 

 A Grade Pennant.  This year A Grade remains in Division 1 this year after winning last year, at Pioneer Valley Golf Club.

The B grade Pennant team will both be  in Division 4 this year as we did not field a team last year, to be held at Sarina Golf Club

C Grade pennant lost division 2 so will play in Div 3 this year at Proserpine.

A, B & C Grade Pennants will all be  held together on the weekend of 24th & 25th of September.

 The Weekly News  03/05/16

The April Monthly Medal was held on Saturday.  Neil Breuer won A division with 65 nett from Brad Drake (PVGC) 69.  B Division was won by David Patch with 70 nett and runner up was Bruce Newport 71.  Kelly Cooke won the ladies with 83.  Ball run down went to Russell Gardner 69, Stuie McMillan 70, Brett Martin, Steve Abel, Murry Jones, Michael Hurley 71, Alan Hunt, Brett Scells, Chris Scells, Wayne Jensen, Paul Lucas, Greg Wilson, Harey Maritz 72, Ken Lewin, Brian Spencer, Cal Heyden, Steve Kelly, Bruce Bailey 73.  Pins went to Sean O’Gorman, Neil Breuer and Brett Martin.   Wednesday;’s single stableford was won by Sean O’gorman with 39 points from runner up Murry Jones 37 points.  Ball Run down went to Rod Brebner, Jerry Pembroke 36 points, Steve Messah 35 points, Brad Lewin and Rod Allen34 points.  Pins went to Bob Stafford and Steve Rettke.  Next  Wednesday is a single stableford.  The vets single stableford competition was won by Alan Hunt  with 42 points and Greg Pembroke was runner up with 40 points.   Reg Millett took the pin shot.  The vets will play a single stableford on  Monday.  Congratulations to Michael Dunn coming in 2nd in the NQ Open held  at Rowes Bay on the weekend, and also to Shae Holmes winning the Ladies NQ open event

 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 play.  You 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.

 

 

 

 

.CHANGE OF DATE FOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND.   The club championship qualifying round scheduled to be played on the 30th April  ( May Day Long Weekend)  has been changed to Saturday 21st of May.  North Queensland Golf has scheduled the  NQ Men’s Open on the May Day Long Weekend.   We will still hold the monthly Medal on the 30th of April.   Again I do apologise for another change of Date, but the NQ calendar had not been set when I finalised our calendar.

FOURSOMES CHAMPIONSHIPS         The original date for the FOURSOMES CHAMPIONSHIPS was on the 23rd of April, which I didn’t realise is a long weekend.  I have changed it to the 28th of May.  Sorry for any inconvenience caused to anyone with this change. 

HOLDEN SCRAMBLE.

The time sheet is open for the first of our Holden Scrambles to be held on the 7th of May. The PGA has increased the price this year to $39.50. We are going to charge $40 just to make things a bit easier. Out of that $40 the club keeps $12 and $28 goes back to the PGA. Also this year each player will receive a Callaway Cap  instead of the 6 balls. It is still a 4 person Ambrose and we will be playing in groups of 8. Visitors are welcome to play, but there must be at least 2 Black Springs members in the group.

Monday 02/05/16  Public Holiday

Opening Time  7:00am
Current Competition  NO COMPETITION
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts   Yes
Social Play    All Day
Closing Time    6:00 pm

Tuesday    3rd May  16

Opening Time    7:30 am
Current Competition Vets – Single Stableford
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts    Yes
Social Play    All Day
Closing Time   2:00 pm

Wednesday  4th May  16

Opening Time  7:00am
Current Competition  Single Stableford
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts    Yes
Social Play    ALL DAY.
Closing Time     6:00 pm

Thursday 5th May 16

Opening Time  7:30 am
Current Competition   No Competition
Course    OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts    Yes   
Social Play    ALL DAY.
Closing Time     5:00 pm

Friday  6th May 16   

Opening Time     7:00 am
Current Competition     No Competition
Course     OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts     YES
Social Play     ALL DAY.
Closing Time     6PM

Saturday 7th May16

Opening Time  6:00 am
Current Competition  Holden Scramble: 
Course   OPEN
Driving Range    OPEN
Carts    Yes
Social Play    LIMITED
Closing Time     7:00 pm

We have a shot gun start at 11 am.  Tee off for Social play available until 9am.  Social players must be off the course by 10:30 am   All social play hire carts will have to be returned by 10:30.

Sunday  8th May  16

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

 

Information from the programme book.

MAJOR EVENTS FOR 2016 AT A GLANCE

Saturday 7th May                      1st Holden Scramble

Saturday 28th May                  Foursomes Champs

Saturday 4th    June                   27 Hole VSS

Saturday 11th June                      4 BBB Vss

Saturday 9th July                       4 BBB Championships

Saturday 30th July                        NRL Challenge

Tuesday  5th July                       Junior Open

Saturday 6th August                   Ladies Open

Friday 12th August                    Vets Open

Saturday 27th August               27 Hole Stableford 1000

Saturday 10th September         2nd Holden Scramble

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th Sept   Mens 36 hole Open

Saturday 8th Oct                       Ambrose Championship

Saturday 3rd Dec                       TeKowai Masters

Mens Medals of Medals Final

Winners from Monthly Medal competitions held between November 2015 to October 2016, in both divisions, play in Medals of Medals final held on the 19th of November. The best overall nett score, on the day of the final is the Medals of Medal

2016 Men’s Club Championship Format

Qualifying is over 6 rounds.

Sat       27/02/16          Sat   12/3/16

Sat  19/3/16                 Sat  9/4/16

Sat 14/5/16                  Sat  21/05/16

The best gross scores in 2 consecutive rounds will count as your qualifying rounds.

The top 8 gross scores will qualify in each grade.

A Grade 0 – 8.4                        B Grade 8.5 – 15.4

C grade 15.5 – 20.4                  D Grade 20.5 – 36

Play off Rounds:

Round 1 to be played by        30/06/16

Semi Final to be played by    30/07/16

Final for all grades on            31/8/16

Ladies Club Champion

4 qualifying rounds will be held on 27/2/16, 5/3/16, 12/3/16, 9/4/16. 

The best overall gross score over two consecutive rounds will be Ladies Club Champion.

Ladies Medals of Medals Final

The ladies monthly medal winner will be the best net total of all monthly medals held throughout the year

ECLECTIC

Eclectic starts on Saturday  13th February. For this event, every player who participates starts the year with a bogie on each of the 18 holes. Players use 65% of their AGU handicap,   At the end of the year the net winner will receive a $400 gift voucher from Golf King and runner up will receive a $100 Crokers Fuel Voucher, and 2 Dozen golf balls goes to the Gross winner plus there name on the honour board.   All players are asked to circle there eclectic scores. To participate in the Eclectic costs $10.  All eclectic money must be paid by the 29/2/16 All handicaps will be calculated from the 13/2/16

 

 

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: Monday, 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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