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Site  updated  23/11/15 


There is a new USGA golf rule book out, which comes into effect as of the 1st of January 2016.  Below are the key changes to rules.  The new rule book is available at the club.



Men’s Open

Congratulations to Michael Dunn winning the 36 hole Men’s open  for the 2nd year in a row.  Michael shot 69/74  143.  Brett SCells won A1 with 160 gross, Brett Martin won B grade for the 3rd year with 172 and Wayne Sutton won C grade with 176.  Russell Gardner was a grade runner up, Sean O’Gorman  won the net and Calvin Buckton net runner up.  A1 grade gross runner up was Nathan Gardner, Trent Budby won the net, from runner up Jack Saunders.  Race Ford was B Grade gross runner up, Lindsay Holmes won the net and Luke Lauder was net runner up.  Saturday’s Gross runners up were Jason Grech, Rod Allen, Paul Lucas, Ken Wolfenden.  Nett winners were Neil Breuer, Alan Lockyer and Steve Messah.  Sunday’s grosss winners were Drew Newton, Eddie Ramsamy, Steve Abel, Murray Jones.  Nett winners were Shaun Johansen, Eddie Bullimore and ANt Lawson.  Saturday Pins went to  Rod Allen, Calvin Buckton, Eddie Ramsamy.  Sunday Brett Scells, Murray Jones and Jack Drefke.  Long Drives for Saturday were Nev Dyne and Snow Harper and Sunday was Phil Davies and Alan Hunt.   Eddie Ramsamy won the jackpot pin on Saturday and Jack Drefke on Sunday.




Congratulations to the A Grade pennant team. Winning the Pennant last weekend at Willows Golf Club. The team consisting of Russell Gardner (capt) Neil Breuer, Michael Dunn, Chris Dunn, Chris Scells, Drew Newton, Shawn Johansen, Jack Saunders, Harvey Maritz and Brett Scells. The team defeated Townsville 51/2-31/2, Ayr 6/2- 2 1/2 on Saturday. With Mackay tying there game against Townsville on Saturday and being 1 point down , Black springs needed to at least tie the game against Mackay on Sunday to win, which they did scoring 41/2-41/2 to bring home the A Grade Pennant for the first time.


Black Springs won the Spring Valley Cup played at Black Springs on Monday against Pioneer Valley Golf Club vets.  Starting with a 13 point lead from there game at Pioneer Valley earlier in the year,  Black Springs ended up leading by 35 points overall. Black Springs vets have won this event for the three years that it has been running.


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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Saturday 5th – TEKOWAI MASTERS

Monday 7th – VETS BREAK – UP

Wednesday 16th -  WEDNESDAY BREAK UP.

For those that do not get the Mercury I will place our weekly news insert on the site.

Daily Mercury  write up for Tuesday  10/11/15

Single stablefords were played for all competitions this week.  Jason Grech won on Saturday with 43 points from runner up Alan Hunt 42.  Ball run down went to Bruce Bailey, Ken Muckan 39, Fla Giannangelo, Sean O’Gorman38, Terry Ford, Chris Scells, John Wotherspoon 37, Ian Rankin, Johan Bellette 36, Trent Budby 35, Snow Harper, Russell Gardner, Ken Lewin 34.  Pins went to John Kelleher.  Next Saturday is the Ambrose Championships sponsored by Brett Scells.  The nomination sheet is open on line.  There is a minimum combined handicap of 12 for this event.   Wednesday’s event was won my Cal Heyden with 37 points from runner up Rod Brebner 35 on a count back.  Ball run down went to Bob Stafford 35, John Coll  34, John Bellette, Alex Carson 33.  Pins went to Joh Coll on 2/11 and 9/18 and Rod Brebner on 7& 16.  A single staleford will be played on Wednesday.  Blue Nancarrow won the vets competition on Monday with 39 points from runner up John Wotherspoon 37.  Blue also won the pin shot.  The medals of Medals will be played on Saturday 21st Players in the medals of medals are Chris Scells, Jarrod Contor, Harvey Maritz, Troy Murry, Colin Dunn, John Kelleher, Wayne Stafford, Alan Hunt, Ashley Nattrass, Mal Taylor, Steve Grieshaber, Bob Stafford, Brett Scells, Jack Saunders, Glen Davies, Steve Campbell..   Kelly Cooke and Josie Forsyth.  The medals of Medals winner will be the best nett score on the day.  Our break up Tekowai Masters will be held on the 5th of December. The theme this year is come as your favourite person.  The vets break up will be held on Monday 7th December and Wednesday club breakup on the 16th December.


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



Monday 23rd  Nov 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    4:00 pm

Tuesday 24th Nov 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 25th Nov 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  26th Nov 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 27th Nov 15

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

Saturday  28th Nov 15

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

Social play is available up to 10am, or after 3:30 pm


Sunday 29th November 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:

WINNER –   Harvey Maritz

B Grade:



C Grade:

  WINNER  -  Brian Spencer


D Grade:

 WINNER  – Bill Davies 


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


Tekowai Masters will be held on the 5th December.  The theme this year is to come as “Your Favourite Person” So come out dressed as your favourite sports person, favourite celebrity, or just the most favourite person in your life.  It will be a 3 person Ambrose played in groups of 6, with a shotgun start at 12:00.  We will endeavour to get 18 holes in, but at usual there will probably be some teams who might not get them all in.  For first timers, this is a novelty golf day.  There will be teeing of with cricket bats, baseball bats. There will be putting with tennis balls, bowling balls etc.  So it is just a fun day to end the Saturday season.  Normal games will still be played throughout  December and January.    The day will be followed by a BBQ tea then presentation for the major events held throughout the year.  We will then be entertained by Significant Other, who played at the Greg Fatnowna day held earlier in the year .  So get your team together and nominate on the one golf site, and come down for a fun day and night.    Non golfers and non members are welcome to join in
















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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