Bruce’s Weekly Update 26th January 2016

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Hello Members, Sponsors & Patron

I trust you are enjoying Australia Day and celebrating how lucky we are to live in such a great country and even more so for us who are able to live in Dunsborough.  You only need to watch the news to see how truly blessed we are.

Congratulations to Ellie Munt who was the winner of the Forester 3 litre Jeroboam of Cabernet Merlot which was drawn on Friday evening.  A big thank you to Kevin Mackay for donating the bottle.  Kevin is a great supporter of the Club and

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Bowls News

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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.

A reminder the Bootleg Brewery Pairs Championship are on next Sunday.  Please arrive by 9.00am in whites or Club colours.

The Cape Financial Planners Mixed Fours has been cancelled until further notice.

Croquet News

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As from last Thursday we now officially have two full size croquet courts. Thank you to David Morris who did all the calculations and pegging out, and to Steve Mackiewicz for marking the lines. A big thank you also to all those who have helped the croquet section along the way to realise this project.

Saturday Croquet: Two weeks ago the croquet section introduced an extra playing session, on a Saturday. Numbers have been small but we hope to see these grow when more are aware that this option is available. The type of croquet played on the day will be decided by those that turn up. Please be there at 1.45pm to put your name in. Play will commence at 2pm. New players are welcome. Equipment and coaching is available. Chef Hamish will have tapas available from 4pm, so plan to stay for a drink and meal.

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. Newcomers welcome to join anytime. Tuition and equipment available.

 

 

Golf News

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Men’s Golf Section

Newsletter   26 January, 2016

The Men’s Summer Golf Group have had several games on the newly renovated greens and after the recent three plus inches of rain, the greens are shaping up very nicely.  It is possible to do a up and back scrape and send the putt on its way with a desired result.

The approaches to the greens have firmed up and the art of a good chip  shot is something for all of us still to fine tune  now.

The rain has allowed the  fairways to have a tinge of green as well.

Leaf material in some of the drains and wind blown leaves are still a problem but we have several spare rakes available any time you have an hour to spare.

Coming Wednesday and Saturday games for this week will be still 14 holes with a 1.00 pm start.

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Mark has put up the 2016 fixture sheet on the notice board and it is now up to each potential player to complete their intention well before the match fixture deadline.

Our first game is at Capel on Monday 8  February.  Check in now.

The Combined Mens and Ladies Committees (Golf Section) will meet on  Monday 1 st February  .

 Ron Carmody   (Men’s Captain).

 Cycle Section

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Dunsborough Cycle Club President Chris Parkinson and Greg Banfield recently completed a new cycle repair station. Cyclist are now able to mount their bikes and carry out any maintenance issues comfortably.  Great effort 

 

 

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.  From next week, tapas style dishes will also be available on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm.

Friday Night Dinner Menu

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Freshest available local fish, hand cut chips & aioli.  $22
Slow cooked lamb, roasting juices, minted brocolini & salad.  $22
Green chicken curry, pumpkin, beans, and rice  $22
Eggplant parmigianna.  Layers of tomato cheese and basil.  $20
Kids fish and chips.  $10
Honey and lemon cheesecake with berry syrup & ice cream.  $7

Email: manager@dunsboroughcountryclub.org.au

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Friday Night Jackpot

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The Members Jackpot was not won on Friday night.  This week’s jackpot will be $600.  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!