Bruce’s Weekly Update 17th November 2015

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Hello Members, Sponsors & Patrons

A winning lunch

The winning croquet quiz nite team, Kate Speedy, Vaile Drake, Julia and David Bell and Terry and Gerry Herd, enjoyed their first prize – a tremendous lunch at The Eagle Bay Brewery on Wednesday.

Thank you Eagle Bay Brewery for great food and fantastic service in a spectacular setting.

Your support is very much appreciated.

Bowls News

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CORPORATE BOWLS NEWS

Corporate Bowls have ended the second week with Jack Wackers winning from Mystery Bet and Hunters and Gatherers on Tuesday night and Unbiased won from Fangsters and Sprileys on the next night.

Leading on the overall scoreboard for Tuesday night is Jack Wackers from Plan B, Hunters and Gatherers and Maltesers.  Then on Wednesday night Naturalist Garage Doors are leading from Fangsters and Unbiased with Think Water and White Shoe Shuffles coming into the picture.

All teams are competing for overall winner which will automatically be in the side to represent the club against Cowaramup in March.  Seven teams will be selected with the four winners over the two rounds and then the next top three.

We are running a sponsorship box.  All Corporate players and members of the Country Club who go to any of the Corporate Bowls sponsors for a meal, purchase wine, coffee, etc are invited to keep a receipt, write their name and phone number on back.  Place this receipt in the sponsor box which is on the bar in the clubhouse.  A lucky winner will be drawn and will win a super prize from Artezen.  It is a $200 voucher!

Sponsors are Palmers Wines, Rivendel Estate, Artezen, Amigos, Eagle Bay Brewery, Bootleg Brewey,  Beef by the Reef, Wise, Lenton Brae and Knee Deep Wines.

Please support these sponsors who so willingly support us.

Janice Paddick-Hoover

 

Croquet News

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Twilight Croquet:

Please arrive at about 5pm for a quick lesson, and then play until 6.15pm, finishing in time for the Friday Night meal. Cost will be $3 for members and $5 for DDCC social members and non-members. The golf croquet players will still be on the court when you arrive, so don’t think we have started without you.

Summer playing times:

Association Croquet: Tuesdays and Fridays 8.15 – 12.30. Newcomers welcome between 10.30 and 12.30 on Fridays. Tuition and equipment is available.

Golf Croquet:  Wednesday and Friday afternoon 3pm – 5pm. Names in by 2.45pm please. Cost is $3 per session for members, $5 per session for social members and non -members. Newcomers welcome to join anytime. Tuition and equipment available.

Golf News

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Men’s Golf Section

Newsletter for 17 th November. 2015

Winter Fixtures Season has been completed.

Championship for 2015

A Grade  Winner   Stephen Robertson

RunnerUp   Barry Jackson

B Grade Winner    Ian Potts

Runner Up Doug Macpherson

AGM was held on 11 November 2015

New Committee elected

Brian Morris ( President )   Ron Carmody (Captain)  Mark Embry (V/Capt)

Ian Potts  (Sec/Treasurer  )    (Committee )  Barry Guest     Terry Sanbrook

Combined Mens/Ladies Golf Committees have met and will continue to meet bi- monthly  for the coming year.

Projects

  • Greens renovation is still a work in progress however after discussions with a quarry source we intend to make a decision and settle on a completion timeline to be undertaken during the next few months.
  • A meeting is to be held with Busselton City Council Reps to seek their support for the proposed Green Renovation Plan on 16 November. 2015

Good to Jim Parry back on deck

Ron Carmody   (Men’s Captain)

Tennis News

2015 Junior Tournament

 

Tennis Lovers

Dunsborough & Districts Country Club Inc.

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Raffle

 

$50

each ticket

limited release

 

First Prize Australian Open Quarter-Finals Package for 2 26-27 Jan ‘16

(incl. *** Accommodation, Rod Laver Arena Tickets and $800 Cash Air Fare Allowance)   – Value $3,200

Second Prize Hopman Cup Finals Tickets (2)9 Jan ‘16– Value$300

Third Prize Money back                                                                                        – Value$50

Ticket Sales close 5:00pm Sunday 6 December 2015

Raffle Drawn 3:00pm Monday 7 December 2015

Results published in Busselton Dunsborough Times Friday 11 December 2015

Permit No. LS207878115   Permit Holder: Greg Banfield phone (08) 9755 3250

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The Tennis Section are fund raising for new tennis courts (currently the ‘Superpit’ out the back!) and would appreciate support from members of the Country Club. If you are interested in winning one of the fantastic prizes on offer, please see one of the Bar Staff or a ‘Tennis’ person to get your ticket (or book of tickets if you feel you can help us sell the tickets). The number of tickets has been limited to 200 so you have a very good chance of winning one of the prizes. Don’t hesitate too long and miss the opportunity of tennis excitement.

 

Cycle News

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HI riders, some dates for your calendars to block out-

Sunday Dec 6 afternoon- Social MTB ride at Middle Earth. Details to follow later.

Sunday Dec 13 afternoon- XMAS social MTB family ride at Dunsborough Country Club trails. Beginners, partners and kids welcome. Look out for MTB Santa with a sack of lollies….We will finish with a BYO BBQ at the Country Club. Times to be advised.

Check out the following link  to our Cycle Club calendar http://dunsboroughcycleclub.org.au/clubdays.html

We had a great ride around Nannup on the Munda Biddi trail last weekend, finishing with a BBQ lunch.

See you on the trails soon,

Helen Baker

Friday Night Dinner

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As you may be aware, Kirsty is not cooking for the Club on Friday evenings anymore.  She is off to Thailand for 6 months to persue her culinary dream.  We have a new chef and a new format starting on Friday’s.  Hamish Mcleay formerly from Bunker Bay Cafe is now the Clubs in house chef.  Hamish brings with him a wealth of experience and talent.

Friday night meals will now be available from 5.30pm with last orders by 8.00pm.  Hamish is offering a selection of cooked to order dishes.  From next week, tapas style dishes will also be available on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm.  When booking please state what time you would like to arrive.  With change there is always a few teething problems.  So I ask please be patient and understanding.

Friday Night Dinner Menu

Freshest available fish, hand cut chips with home made tartare sauce.  $22
Chicken drumsticks braised with mediterranean flavours of basil, olives and ginger on cous cous.  $22
Pork belly, slow cooked with chinese flavours of sticky soy and ginger, rice & herbs.  $22
Baked polenta with rich tomato, spinach and mozzarella cheese.  $22
Fish and chips for the kids.  $10
Garden salad.  $5
Desert:  Chocolate mousse or short bread with blueberry syrup.  $7.50

 

Email: manager@dunsboroughcountryclub.org.au

To book your table Click Here

Friday Night Jackpot

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The Members Jackpot was not won on Friday night.  This week’s jackpot will be $500.  Members must be financial and present to claim.  The Jackpot is drawn between 5.30 pm – 6.30 pm in the Club rooms.

Keep Smiling!