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GVDGA Sandgreen Championship - Cosgrove Open this Sunday 31st July

 Monday, July 25, 2011
The GVDGA Sangreen Championship will be held in conjunction with the Cosgrove Open Championship this Sunday 31st August over 18 holes.

Entries for the Cosgrove Open are $16 per person which includes a BBQ lunch and afternoon tea that is usually to die for.

The Cosgrove Tournament is always one of the most hospitable events held in the district each year so please support the event this weekend.

Tee off times will be from 11am onwards.

Please phone Una Feldtmann on 58 286 283 if you wish to play.



Regards,
Geoff Devine

Cobram Barooga Open Championship

 Monday, June 27, 2011
Cobram Barooga Open Championship.

This event is being held on the 6th and 7th August, and will be conducted over 72 holes.

It carries Ivo Whitton Status, and is open to all players on handicaps of 6 or under. The field is limited so first in best dressed as they say. Accomodation is available around Cobram, and the entry fee includes the Saturday night dinner.

Entry Form

2011 Winter Pennant Information

 Thursday, June 16, 2011

2011 GVDGA Winter Pennant Information.



The GVDGA Executive have voted unaminously to allow the introduction of ride-on and standard golf Carts, for the HANDICAP Sections only, ie Division 4, 5 & 6. 

Permission must be gained from the Club Captain of the course pennant is to played on to bring your cart or ride-on buggy. This is to allow banning if the course is not in a suitable condition for pennant (i.e. too wet). The GVDGA suggest that you contact the venue on the Saturday prior to the game to seek permission from the Captain to use your motorised transport.

The condition has been changed to allow more members who need the assistance of motorised transport to play pennant golf, and therefore boost the number of players available for each club.

Divisions 1, 2, & 3 will remain the same, only the Captain of the GVDGA can give approval for the use of motorised buggies or carts in competition.

Team and Result Sheets are now on the pennant webpage, along with a copy of the conditions of competition and the currenrt draw.


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Revised Draw GVDGA 2011 Div and 2 Winter Pennant

 Thursday, June 09, 2011

Revised Draw GVDGA Winter Pennant for 2011




Rich River have entered a second Division 2 team, which means a revised Draw for Div 1 and 2. Please check the Pennant Web Page for the latest draws.

Good luck to all clubs participating in the Winter Pennant Competition.

2011 Junior Clinic and Tournament Rich River

 Friday, May 27, 2011
Junior Tournament 7th and 8th July Rich River.

Rich River Golf Club Resort will be holding a Clinic and Tournament for Juniors, during the July School Holidays.

The Clinic will be held Thursday 7th, and 6 hours of coaching will be given, covering all aspects of golf, putting, chipping, long and short games, and pitching. Lunch wil be provided.

On Friday 8th July, Rich River will conduct an 18 and 9 hole event for handicap and non-handicap entrants.

Click here for an entry form 

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Pennat Draw to be updated and Pennant Contact to be named for each club

 Thursday, May 26, 2011

Please note that there will be a revised Division 2 pennant draw coming out within the next week as Rich River have been able to field a second team which is fantastic.  I am currently working with the clubs involved to see when courses are available to complete as fair a draw as possible.

At an informal pennant meeting last night it was decided that a single pennant representative from each club is sought so that if a cancellation needs to be made due to a course being unplayable this person will be contacted to then let their team captain of that Division know of the cancellation.  Our preferred option is to make this call by 12 noon on the Saturday prior to the upcoming match, however if heavy overnight rain falls on the Saturday night it will be a "suck it and see" approach at the relevant courses hosting that day and they will attempt to make a call on both playability of the course and whether carts can be used or not and alert the club contact ASAP so as to establish if the matches for that round go ahead.

A note will be forwarded to all clubs asking for the nomination of a club contact, however in the meantime if your club wants to forward this name to me by email that would be great.  It would be great to have both the phone contact and email address of the representative for your clubs.  This can be sent to me at either gdevine@spcardmona.com.au or devine.71@bigpond.com.


If all else fails I can be contacted on 0459 105 153.



Regards,

Geoff Devine 

GVDGA Players, win a D1 flag for Kingswood.

 Monday, May 23, 2011


Terry Vogel did the job for Kingswood Gc, he lead the team to Kingswood's 9th, Golf Victoria D1 pennant win. Kingswood lined up with 3 Gv players this year, Terry Vogel (Captain) James Zappelli & Ashley Blake. James & Ashley picked up wins in the final. Kingswood defeated Waverley 4/3 at Cranbourne GC.  The weather was a little rough with wind, rain & patches of sunshine. It was very close at the end of the day with Ashley Blake winning on the 19th with a 2 putt birdie. Sean Ong playing at 5, winning also on the 19th hole with a 300m drive & a six iron to 2 m. Sean rolled in an eagle 3, which delivered Kingswood it's 9th D1 flag. 

Congratulation to the team & thanks must go to Kingswood for welcoming our players into there fine club. 

GVDGA Committee. 

Goulburn Valley Locals on Golf Victoria Advisory Committee

 Monday, May 16, 2011
GolfVic Advisory Committee gets input from the Goulburn Valley.

At its Annual General Meeting on the 23rd May at Kingston Heath Golf Club, two locals will be assisting in the future of golfing in Victoria.

Joy Kelly (Rich River Golf Club) and David Roberts (HillTop Golf Club) have successfully nominated for positions on the Advisory Committee that will assist VicGolf in making a path forward for all Victorian golfers.

Both have been active in the current rounds of Course Ratings and Joy has also been accredited with Club Level Rules official status.

On behalf of the GVDGA, congratulations to both Joy and David. We know Golf will be in good hands.

Full Story on VGA Website

2011 Winter Pennant Draw

 Wednesday, May 11, 2011

2011 GVDGA Winter Pennant Draw.

 

The Draw is now available for the 2011 GVDGA Winter Pennant season.

Could all clubs please check the draw and immediately notify Geoff Devine  of any errors or conflicts with club events on the dates proposed.

All Divisional draws are on the Pennant Webpage.

2011 GVDGA Mixed Yankee Championship

 Saturday, May 07, 2011
This years GVDGA Mixed Yankee Championship will be held at Hilltop Golf Club, on Sunday 15th May, commencing at 10.30am for assembly, and a 11.00am Shotgun start.

Contact Alex Howson at HillTop on 03 5824 1689 for further details.

Entry Form