Bruce’s Weekly Update 8th December 2015

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Hello Members, Sponsors & Patrons

It was a busy night on Friday with around 130 in for dinner.  Twilight bowls and croquet were also well supported. Come along this Friday and enjoy a night out with friends and a great meal.

Bowls News

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The Friday twilight bowls competition will run from 6pm – 7.15pm at a cost of $5.  Everyone is invited to attend what will be a fun and enjoyable evening.  The kitchen will still be open and meals will be available.

The Men’s Veterans and Novice Single Championships were played on Sunday.  The weather held off with only a small shower or two but the winds got stronger throughout the day, particularly when the major was being played,

The three novice games were just excellent and highly entertaining.  Garry Robinson, Kevin Nichols and Richard Bingham each won a closely fought and contested game and the final result was almost impossible to split.  After deliberation and consultation Garry Robinson was declared the Novice Champion for 2015 with Richard Bingham the runner-up.  Just two shots separated the final decision.  This all goes well for the club.

The Veteran’s competition also included a Plate and that first round was very close but ensured that Andre Gil met up with Rob Prentice who eventually won.

Rod Winchcombe played against Ian Creagh for the championship title after they made the decision to finish in one day, and not come back to the rinks on Monday.  Congratulations to Rod for taking out the vets title, and to all players on the day for the excellent bowls that were played.

Markers are also thanked.  Butch Sharpe, Edmund Hoemberg, Mike Brown, Brian Marwick,  Merv Mott, Ray Scrimgeour, John Tucker who marked after he played.  Thanks to everyone.

Great day, great bowls and great entertainment.

In the words of Ed Hoemberg “KEVIIIIIIN”!>

 

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.

 

Tennis News

2015 Junior Tournament

The Tennis Raffle is now complete and was drawn at the Club on Monday 7 December by Councillor Rob Bennett.  The lucky winners were as follows:

 1st Prize                –              Chris Boulton

(who has won Quarter Final tickets for two (2) to The Australian Open in Melbourne with airfares and accommodation at Citidines on Bourke Street);

2nd Prize                –              Jenny Clark

(two (2) tickets to the Final of the Hopman Cup); and

3rd Prize                 –              Vicki Teede

($50.00)

Congratulations to the winners who I am sure will enjoy some inspiring tennis; and thank you so very much to all of the Members and Non-Members who so willingly supported the Tennis Section with this Raffle.

 
Cycle News

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Hi members,

Join us for a family MTB ride this Sunday Dec 13 starting at 2pm from the Dunsborough Country Club.

Various options available with adults around- pump track for the little, or bigger kids.
Ride the slalom course only, or ride the full course.
Finish time approx 3.30pm.

MTB Santa will be appearing with a sack of lollies to distribute.

We would love to see new members there!

Regards, Helen Baker

 

Friday Night Dinner

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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.  Tapas style dishes will also be available on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm.

Friday Night Dinner Menu

Fresh bronze whaler from Augusta ,hand cut chips, aioli and coleslaw. $20

Dave Hohnan’s lamb shoulder  slow roast, mash, minted broccoli   $22

Eggplant parmigiana,rich tomato and cheese flavours with fresh basil $20

Turkey breast rolled with sage,onion pickle, cranberry and polenta chips $22

Small cos salad.   ?6

Kids fish and chips with salad. $10

Dessert

Steamed date pudding; creme anglaise and ice cream.    $6

Email: manager@dunsboroughcountryclub.org.au

To book your table Click Here

Friday Night Jackpot

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The Members Jackpot was  won on Friday night.  This week’s jackpot will be $100.  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!