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Funeral Notice

Dear members,

The funeral is Thursday 2.30pm at Le Pines, 513 Greensborough Rd, Greensborough 3088. Tel. 9434 1666.

Full details will be in the paper tomorrow (Tuesday).

Stuart, our friend and president

stuartWe are all deeply saddened at the sudden and tragic loss of our club president Stuart. Our deepest condolences and thoughts are with Karen, Rodger, Paul and Kate at this time.

Stuart was a wonderful club member and a well loved and respected president whose leadership and friendship brought a strong sense of community and togetherness to the club.

Stuart – We’re sure wherever you are the fairways are wide and the greens run true – we, your friends,  will always miss you. 

Results for 21st March 2009

Back in Town! After an extensive overseas tour of duty Andrew Petricola is returning to his old form and may soon get back down to his old 2005 handicap of 3.1!. Close behind him was today’s tee marshal David Rees whose duties did not distract him from second place.  The older Akdag’s pride was also dented today when the youngest colt came in 3rd … Kazim is now only one wins points away from Ben! so practice hard Kazim.

In the matchplay poor Gordie must have thought he had his match in the bag until Damo plugged a 3 wood shot from the 17th tee into the green and dropped the putt to level the match and then go on to win the playoff.


Kazim held on valiantly to the 17th hole to be taken out by Snags. I’m sure you’ll all agree that matchplay is never over till its OVER!

New Handicapping System
You will have noticed that the handicap sheet looks different. That’s because I finally got off my butt and redeveloped the handicapping system which I thought would take a couple of days but so far has taken 50 hours – but then I’ve got nothing else to do have I :-).  It now runs on web servers so I am hoping to get much better information accessible for members. Please be on the lookout for any mistakes as the new system settles down.

Results for Saturday, 21 March 2009
1st Andrew Petricola(39) 2nd David Rees(38) 3rd Kazim Akdag(37) 4th Jan Siemon(35) 5th Neil Argall(34) 5th Emilio Bassi(34) 5th Allan Davies(34) 5th Rod Grant(34) 5th Gordon Hill(34) 5th Chris Priems(34) 5th Craig Sharp(34)
Matchplay Results. D.Lee d G.Hill in playoff. C.Sharp d K.Akdag 1 up.

A Hole in 1.1 !!

Jan Siemon's tee shot on the 4th Par 3

We might have been washed out on Saturday, but not before Jan put in this effort on the 4th.
 A thrill to be there.

– Gordon