From the Rough

The golf development program for seniors aged between 60 and 75 years old “Get into Golf” is gathering momentum with the first course set to run from 2pm to 3pm already full and a second will run from 3:30 to 4:30. The program will start on Wednesday 9th October 2019. Darren Spencer will be holding the course at the Devonport Country Club on the following dates; 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th October and 6th November. The course is free and for more information and to register go onto the following link phone Darren at the Club on 6427 2068

Darren Spencer

The Battlescares organisation have launched their new golf fundraiser for 2020. It will be run from January 2020 to April 2020 and players can play at their own clubs or at any other Tasmanian golf club. Players must play at least one stableford competition for each Month but can play as many rounds as they like. The players best score for each month will become their score for the month and the total of the best score from each month will be the players total score. Once these rounds have been completed the top 10% of scores will get to play in the final to be held over a weekend of golf at Barnbougle and Lost Farm which will include two rounds (one at each course and a nights accommodation for two people) with the winner of the final taking home the major prize of a weekend at King Island including accommodation and rounds at Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes.

All funds raised from this event will go to families within our communities. So far Battlescares have donated $116,000 in the past five years to over thirty families. This is a very worthy organisation that does a lot of good for the local community so please support them.

Congratulations to the North West Coast Teams on having some good results at Barclay Shield held recently at North West Bay in Hobart with Penguin players Julie Stonehouse, Lyn White, Colleen Plapp and Eunice Ray being runner/up in the event from Tam O'Shanter and Thirlstane who were represented by Glenda MacDonald, Wendy Beaton, Liz Sumpton and Suzanne Sykes all on 155 nett, the winners were Richmond on 148. Burnie were the next best coastal team with players Vicki Claridge, Pam Vant, Anne Forward and Sally Todd.

Coming Events:

7th October – TaylorMade Club fitting day will be held at Devonport Country Club. 11am to 3pm. Contact Darren on 6427 2068 for more details.

14th October – Burnie Spring Tournament. Scramble Foursome. Email entry and player list to Mrs Marie Redman Ph: 0409 350 151. Cost $22 includes lunch.

29th October – Campbell Town Golf Club will be hosting a Ladies Farmer’s Day. $10 entry, 9:30 for 10am shotgun start. For more information Contact Marie Richardson on 0459030734.

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