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Kyle Michel takes out Country Championships

 Monday, February 29, 2016

Kyle Michel takes out back to back Victorian Country Championships.

In one of the most picturesque settings for a golf course Bright Country Golf Club is a pleasure to visit.

Players arrived at the club this morning for the final round of the Victorian Country Championships and Victorian Junior Country Regions and where greeted with bacon and egg rolls, coffee and juice.

The Victorian Men’s Country Championships went to Shepparton Golf Clubs Kyle Michel who continued his great form with a 2 under par 70 which included four birdies in a row on holes 13 to 16.

Successfully defending his 2015 title Michel finished at 5 under par for the tournament with Nathan Schneider from Beechworth Golf Club finishing 2nd with even par.

Full Story Courtesy Golf Victoria

Summer Pennant Winners

 Monday, February 29, 2016

GVDGA 4BBB Summer Pennant Results:

Kialla and Valley View were crowned this years champions, see all the photos and results on the pennant webpage.

Kialla - third year in a row!!! Congratulations

Valley View - Section 2 Champions.

Monster let loose in Cobram

 Thursday, January 14, 2016

Monster let loose in Cobram

The Annual Monster Bash at Cobram Barooga Golf Club is on again.

The event will be held on Australia Day, 26th January, with two shotgun starts.
The first will be at 7.30am and the afternoon field will hit off at 12.30pm.
$15 entry fee and a sausage sizzle will be wafting over the tees.

Over $1,000 in prize money, and yo uwill be playing the composite course of front 9 old and front 9 west courses.

Summer 4BBB Pennant First Round

 Thursday, January 14, 2016

2016 Summer 4BBB Pennant First Round

For all results, please go to  the Pennant Webpage, as listed on the top menu bar

Murray River Junior Masters

 Friday, January 01, 2016

Juniors compete well at Murray River Junior Masters.

The Goulburn Valley was well represented at the tournament with

Jamie Scapin      Mooroopna        Brandan Hosie          Numurkah

Jonty Jeffreys    Rich River          Joseph Thomas         Hill Top

Matt Miller         Hill Top            Max Wilson              Rich River

Gentle Cooper  Ky Parkland       Blair Christie             Rich River

Jackson Gentle Ky Parkland       Steffanie Vogel         Cobram/Barooga

All players put their best foot forward, with the tournament been scaled back from 72 holes to 54 due to the hot weather. Jamie had played some excellent golf on Saturday to be only a couple of shots off the lead with only 9 holes on Sunday to play. It all came down to the last hole with three players all equal, unfortunate for Jamie he bogeyed the final hole to lose by one shot.

Matt Miller was in great form with three nett scores 66, 68 and 70 to win the under 16 nett championship. Matt’s handicap of 12 might be a bit lower after a fine week on the golf courses.

Steffanie was the only girl playing for the Goulburn Valley, but put in an excellent finish to the tournament and once again in the top five leaders.

The juniors are now heading to Waverley and Churchill golf clubs jan 4, 5 and 6th for the Victoria Junior Masters and we wish them the best for that. The Shepparton/Mooroopna junior masters  is not far away and we should see a high representation at this tournament.

Garry Hosie GVDGA Junior manager.

2016 Summer Pennant Information

 Tuesday, December 22, 2015

2016 Summer Pennant Information

The draw for the GVDGA Summer 4BBB Summer Pennant has been completed and all information is now on the website. See Pennant in the main menu or click here

This year 13 Clubs have entered teams into the competition, and we would like to welcome Rochester into the District Association.

Division 2 commences on 10th January, with 7 teams, with Division 2 starting a little later on the 28th January, with 6 teams.

If any club has issues with the draw, please contact the GVDGA asap.

2016 Telstra Junior Masters Classic 36 holes

 Friday, December 11, 2015

2016 Telstra Stores Junior Masters 36 Hole Championship

The event will be conducted on Sunday 10th and Monday 11th January, 2016.

It is being held at both Shepparton and Mooroopna Golf Clubs, and will be run in conjunction with the Shepparton and Mooroopna Golf Club's Junior Open Championships.

The event holds the following status:

Junior Geoff Ogilvy Status

WGV Junior Averages Trophy Event

VGA Summer Series Event.

All entrants must be under the age of 18 years, as of the 11th January 2016.

Handicap limits of 45 for girls and 36 for boys.

Entry Form 

pdf version  

word version

2015 Junior Country Regions & Kay Mahlook Shield

 Wednesday, November 25, 2015

2015 Junior Country Regions & Kay Mahlook Shield


Back Row: Jackson Gentle Ky Parkland, Jonty Jeoffreys Rich River, Taylor Bicknell Kialla, Brandon Hosie Numurkah, Jamie Scapin Mooroopna, Garry Hosie Team Manager.

Front: Cooper Gentle Ky Parkland, James Bicknell Kialla, Joseph Thomas Hill Top and Jordan Bovalina Cobram.

Felicity Booth Team Manager, Olivia Cartwright Ky Parkland, Courtney Loader Rich River, Caitlyn Cartwright Ky Parkland & Kay Mahlook.

The final rounds of the Junior Country Regions & Kay Mahlook Shield were contested today under perfect playing conditions at both Heathcote and Kyneton Golf Clubs. 
With a number of districts well within striking distance of the overnight leader in Goulburn Valley an enthralling final days play was destine to unfold. With the pressure of winning their maiden Junior Country Regions title on their shoulders Goulburn Valley held their composure this morning to capture victory in what was a nail biting finish. North Eastern applied the pressure all day to the eventual winners to only fall a mere two strokes short on 939 compared to Goulburn Valley’s 937. 
Country Regions stronghold Ballarat were too good in the handicap section taking home the nett title on a team score of 837. There was even more success for Ballarat when Corey Haase successfully defended his individual gross title with rounds of 70 and 73. Peninsula’s Matthew Himbury blitzed the field in the individual handicap section when the 13 marker fired rounds of 67 and 68 to beat his handicap by seven.    
Over at Kyneton in the B division, East Gippsland held the commanding position they cemented yesterday to take home the honours. The team finished with rounds of 494 and 486 for a 36-hole tally of 980 to ward off Murray Darling by a barnstorming 55 strokes. South Gippsland were awarded the handicap cup with a total of 881 while Levi Sclater and Charlie May took out the individual gross and nett prizes respectively. 
Goulburn Valley were also triumphant in the girls section with top honours in the Kay Mahlook Shield. The trio of Olivia Cartwright, Caitlyn Cartwright and Courtney Loader finished four shots better than the overnight leaders on a score of plus 6.
Next year’s event will move to the beautiful Bright and Myrtleford Golf Clubs during February. Congratulations to all of the winners!

From Golf Victoria Website

Amalgamation Update

 Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Amalgamation Update

As many of you are aware, there has been a joint committee of the Goulburn Valley District Golf Association and the Goulburn Valley Ladies Golf  Association, formed to draft a new constitution based on the amalgamation of the two bodies.

The committee have met many times with representatives of Golf Victoria and other organisations to examine the mechanics of the merger.

There are a number of hurdles in the process, the first being the GVDGA has never been incorporated, where the GVLGA have done so.

Another is the name. The Committee agreed that the GVDGA actually has many Murray River clubs as members, and so decided to suggest the new body be called the Goulburn Murray Golf Association. This is purely a suggestion and is still open for comment by member clubs.

If you would like to download the suggested constitution for information, please do so here

If you would like to give feedback, please send it to Amalgamation Committee Secretary 

or go to the Amalgamation Forum

Once all member clubs of the GVDGA have agreed to the new constitution, formal meetings will need to be held to progress the amalgamation process.

Graeme Stevens


GVDGA/GVLGA Amalgamation Committee

GVDGA 2015 Annual General Meeting

 Thursday, November 12, 2015

GVDGA 2015 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the GVDGA will be held on Tuesday 24th November.

Could Club Representatives please arrive at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm Dinner.

All District Clubs should have received a copy of the Agenda, Nomination Forms, and Minutes of the 2014 AGM.

Please advise John Love if your Club will be sending representatives and how many, no later than Wednesday 19th November, for catering purposes.