Bruce’s Weekly Update 11th October 2016

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Hello Members, Sponsors & Patrons

DUNSBOROUGH & DISTRICTS COUNTRY CLUB (Inc.)

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

THIS IS TO ADVISE THAT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE CLUB WILL BE HELD AT THE CLUB HOUSE, GIFFORD ROAD AT

10.00 AM ON SUNDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2016

 

DUNSBOROUGH COUNTRY CLUB

QUIZ NIGHT

THE TIME HAS COME …  to buy your tickets and organize a group of friends to support the Golf Section Quiz Night this Saturday, October 15th. The cost is $10 per head, with tables of 6. For table bookings please ring Aileen on 97568019. Tickets are available at the bar.

Quiz Master Terry South has questions and fillers to suit all abilities and interests. The quiz will start at 7.30pm and prizes include vouchers from Eagle Bay Brewery, Artezen, Wild and Woods and Three Degrees, product from the Soap Factory and spot prizes from Bendigo Bank. BYO Nibbles, but food will be available prior to 7.30.


Country & Western Afternoon

Country & Western performer Wayne Pride will be performing at the Dunsborough & Districts Country Club on Sunday, 20th November 2016.  Tickets are $25 each and available from the bar.  The show begins at 2.45 pm – 5.00 pm.  Flyer and information is attached.

Bowls News

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Newsletter October 11th 2016

Tuesday mixed bowls 4/10/16.

Well the last day for us this year.  Has been so much fun and enjoyable for all we hope.  We had 21 bowlers for the day and 4 went into the final.  Jill Winter, Dave Chester,  Sue Chester and Norman Gage.  Sue went thru to win the major prize.  Good on Sue. Thanks to everyone who participated throughout the season to make it a really good fun and enjoyable competition.  See you again late April next year.

Butch, GeofF and Sharon

Thursday 6th October.  There were 33 players and the combination of W Coyle and B Sharpe won with plus 41 from T Reynolds and K Holyoake (who played magnificently at Pennants on Saturday – for Nannup!) on plus 21.  The consolation went to H Fischer and G Winter whilst the MB award was well received by K Gibb and H Queckfeldt.

Dunsborough hosted the start of the men’s pennant competition with Second Div hosting Nannup and Cowaramup.  The rain stayed away except for a small spit or two but the wind came up a treat for all players, cold and lazy as it went right through everyone.  The new shirts could not be seen as everyone had to rug up, except for Heinze who braved it out in his new shirt.

The white side hosted Nannup and the two skips T Reynolds and B Buttsworth were not worried with the exception of how well K Holyoake was playing for Buttsworth who was watching closely.  However at the long run the two sides came in for the full four points.

The blue side hosted Cowaramup and B Hitsert went down quickly to the cowboys as they were playing with all the luck intended for Dunsborough and with the last two ends to go were down by 12 shots.  B Pearce was having a great time with his team on the next rink with their score looking like it might just take on and get the points.  But it all boiled over quickly.  On the second last end the Hitsert side managed to get five shots, down by seven and Pearce up by the same number.

Mike Brown was watching the final end and remarked that whichever team got shot, that team would get the points.  It was like Phar Lap coming around the bend carrying all that weight¸ everyone cheering wanting him to win, and that’s just what the Hitsert team managed finishing the last end with another 5 points and going down to Cowaramup by two shots but ensuring the Blue side gets three points.  Great game and great finish.

Thursday Men’s Social Bowls names must be in at 12.30pm at the latest for a 12.45pm start.

 

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 Men’s Golf

 

Men’s Golf Section Newsletter 11 October , 2016
Ron Carmody (Captain)

President’s Team Versus Captain’s Team
Last Saturday saw this long awaited event played off in fine weather with a keen field drawn up for both teams. The competition was Stableford and scores ranged from Mal Williamson’s 36 down to 21. The teams’ result was very close – so close in fact, it was a draw with both teams accumulating 144 points each. Being a team event with all contributing towards the total score, each team member received a prize . Mal Williamson continued his good form by winning the longest putt on No 18.
With several fairways being a splash of yellow given the dandelions’ rapid regrowth even after fairway mowing, it needed good eyes to spot the ball on some of the fairways. From a distance it looked like a great canola crop! It’s a pity the 120 resident kangaroos don’t seem much interested in the dandelions. Ah well, summer is coming and then we’ll see them looking for the shade.
These Arum Lilies however are quite happy in their lofty perch alongside one of the fairways.

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Coming Events
Wednesday 12 October Scroungers

Saturday 15 October Stableford Club Event

DDCC ANNUAL QUIZ NIGHT ORGANISED BY LADIES GOLF
7.30 PM START GET YOUR TICKETS AND FORM A GROUP
OTHERWISE WE CAN FIT YOU IN – NO WORRIES!

Wednesday 19 October VETS GOLF BINNINGUP –
Names in to Mark Embry by this Wednesday 12 October.

Fairway Mowing Volunteers List

Thanks to the several volunteers for joining the current members who assist with the fairway mowing programme. With the summer approaching we’ll not be that busy but will keep you and any others interested, informed.

Good Golfing All Ron Carmody

Ladies Golf

 


Wed 5th Oct.

15 ladies made up three teams of four and one of three. on Wed 5th Oct.

All teams had one win and one loss.

Winners on plus 5 were Sue Chester, Jem Coupar, Erica Littlefair and Kate Speedy.

Runner-up on plus 3 were Janice Hoover, May Armstrong Nina Boyne and Maxine Allum.

Wednesday 12th will be the Captain and Vice Captain”s drawn Pairs .

Wear Whites or Club Colours.

 

Ladies Golf Notes.

NINE HOLES.

10 ladies played a stableford on Oct 4th.

Winner was  Aviva Gordon with 21points minus 5 for previous wins giving her 16.

Runner up was Jill Winter with 19, minus 3 for previous wins also giving her 16.

 

The Eighteen hole competition on the 6th Oct was cancelled due to inclement weather.

 

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK:-

Worry is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but never gets you anywhere.


Friday Night Dinner 

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Friday night meals are available between 6.00 pm & 7.00 pm.

Friday Night Menu

14th October 2016

Main

Roast beef with Yorkshire pudding, parsley potato & seasonal vegetables.

Seafood lasagne with garden salad & garlic bread.

Potato gnocchi with creamy wild mushroom & asparagus sauce.

 

Dessert

Sherry trifle

Cost for two courses

$25 per person

Please advise of any dietary requirements prior to Friday.

Email: manager@dunsboroughcountryclub.org.au

To book your table Click Here


Friday Night Jackpot

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The Jackpot Draw on Friday night was not won. This Friday nights jackpot will be $400. Members must be financial and present to claim. The Jackpot is drawn between 5.30pm and 6.30pm in the Clubroom bar.

Keep Smiling!