Happy New Year to all the members in the Club. I hope everyone had a great break, and were able to avoid the bush fires and crazy weather.
First all of all I would like to thank Gail for an amazing job as Captain. For almost a decade she has given so much back to the Club, and without people like Gail, we wouldn’t have well prepared events and presentations.
Gail has helped out over the last few weeks, with myself transitioning into the Captains role. There is a lot of work in the background that we just don’t realise. On that note if you would like to volunteer to help in closing out club comps on a weekend, the support would be more then welcomed. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2020 DJ Homes Queanbeyan Open was played last weekend, with a great turnout of 163 players in the extreme 40+ degree weather. Would like to thank the greenkeeping team for doing such a great job preparing the course under such extreme conditions.
Congratulations to our Open Champion Josh Reid, with a great score of 69, putting his name on the trophy yet again.
Local Member Malcolm Towney finished runner up with a score of 71.
The Women’s Champion this year was Liz Smyth with a score of 83, with Pauline Jeffery runner-up with a score of 88.
I would like to thank our ongoing support from DJ Homes in sponsorship of our events.
I would like to also thank the team that helped Tony run the BBQ at short notice for the Open. Great work to everyone involved.
The new World Handicapping System is now in place. For everyone that has played, you would more than likely notice a change in your handicap, with most people going out 1 or 2 shots. There is a new slope rating chart which can be found online at www.golf.org.au
After some initial teething issues with the touch screens not displaying the correct daily handicaps, the technicians at M-Power have got us back on track!
Last of all I would like to wish all of our Pennant teams good luck this year, with the season getting underway next week.