Bruce’s Weekly Update 10th January 2017

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Hello Members, Sponsors & Patrons

NOTICE OF SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING

TO BE HELD

10.00AM JANUARY 22ND 2017 

 TO PRESENT THE FOLLOWING MOTION 

 Moved: Greg Banfield – 2nd John McCallum.

 

 “That the Dunsborough & Districts Country Club Inc. apply to the City of Busselton for a $114,000.00 loan, repayable over 10 years to complete the construction of 2 new tennis courts, resurface the 2 synthetic courts and apply a new coat of paint on the 2 existing hardcourts.”

 

 Kaye L McCormick

Secretary

SUNDAY LUNCH @ THE CLUB

Chef Colin Lyttle will be providing meals from 12.00pm on Sunday’s. at the Club  The Sunday special will be a 300g rump steak, chips, salad and either a schooner of beer, a wine or a glass of sparkling for $20.00.  There will also be a choice of other dishes to choose from. Come along and enjoy the new alfresco dining area.

Another great Club volunteer

 

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Thank you Frances

Rock n Roll Night

On Saturday 4th February, Rock n Roll band Nitro Net will be performing at the Club.  Nitro Net play rock n roll covers from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.  Tickets are $20.  The band starts at 8.00pm with food available prior to the concert.


FRIDAY 13TH BUDDY BOWLING DAY

The Dunsborough Bowling Club invites your Corporate Bowls team to come to the Dunsborough & Districts Country Club for a FREE GAME OF BOWLS PLUS A FREE SAUSAGE SIZZLE.

Be there by 5.30pm so teams can be sorted out.

Game is for one hour.  6pm – 7pm

Anyone can attend

This is open to everyone.  Bring as many friends as you like

Club bowlers will also play with you.

Either stay for the free sausage sizzle or book in for the regular Friday night meal with Chef Colin

Phone Janice on 97567471 or Rob on 97591016 with your name and numbers attending by January 12th

DDCC Promotion Day

On Saturday 18th February the Dunsborough & Districts Country Club will be holding a Club promotion day at Dunsborough Centrepoint Shopping Centre.  All sporting sections are encouraged to have a representative to answer questions regarding their sport.  More details to follow.

BOWLS NEWS

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MENS’ BOWLS

 

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Janice Paddick-Hoover

Thursday January 5th.  41 Players attended and although the conditions were a bit rough the rain held off until all players had finished. Winners were T Orton and B Badger, T South and H Queckfeldt were the runners-up and the consolation prize went to M Finney and G Benn.  The MB award went to T Ferguson, I Creagh and K Holyoak.

The ILRR was played at Bunbury with the Leeuwin League starting the campaign off with a win over the SouthWest League.  Overall the League came in second to Murray and congratulations should be shown to all players.  Edmund Hoemburg was selected from this club to go onwards to the zone event with one other person from the Leeuwin League.  This is despite the League coming in as runners-up in the competition.  Go figure.

On Sunday the club’s veterans and novices played out for the championship titles.  This year only two novices played a winner take all game.  It was a solid game up to the point where both G Robinson and K Nichols were on 11 each but then the points started to accumulate from Robinson who has played pennants during the season and this experience showed.  He ended up winning 21-11.

The veteran’s games were all very close right from the get-go and going into the cup after the first round were T Reynolds, R Prentice, K Allsop, R Winchcombe, Andre Gil and H DeBoer.  B Sharpe, W Hoover, D Henderson, B Hitsert, M Brown and K Holyoak all went into the plate.

Playing off in the plate final were B Sharpe and M Brown who had done such a remarkable job as skip the previous two days in Bunbury at the ILRR.  Fatigue showed on Brown who seemed to struggle on the long ends thrown at him by Sharpe.  However never say day for Brown who fought back over the last few ends when Sharpe required just the one but Sharpe kept his head and continued to play top bowls as well keeping Brown to minimum shots gained.  In the end Sharpe played too well and took out the coveted event 17-14.

The cup final was between the old master K Allsop and someone who said he was runner-up “many times to Kelly” in T Reynolds.  He had displayed some terrific shots to get into the final and started out well and it was Allsop who had to find his form.  There were so many talented shots that this game would not have gone astray being televised nationally.  Reynolds would hold shot or three, and Kelly would come in with a winning bowl at the very last.  No matter what was thrown at him, or bowled at him, Kelly was not fazed.  He kept confident and focused.

Both bowlers played superbly and those who were fortunate enough to be in attendance witnessed a great game.  Luck however was not with Reynolds and he went down 11-17.

Many thanks were given to Mike Brown who was the sponsor for the veteran’s event as well as to all the markers on the day, some whom marked for 3 or 4 games.  Rob Pollard and the match committee did their usual great job.

Congratulations to everyone who played, it was a great day, well worth being there to witness these championship games.  People miss out by not being there.

PLEASE NOTE:  THE FIRST DAY OF THE TYRES & MORE MIXED PAIRS WILL BE PLAYED ON SATURDAY 14TH JANUARY, NOT SUNDAY 15TH AS IN THE FIXTURE BOOK.  THE SECOND DAY WILL BE AS ADVERTISED ON SUNDAY 22ND JANUARY

CROQUET NEWS

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Twilight Croquet

We extend a welcome to all visitors who would care to join us in a game of golf Croquet,  Friday evenings 5 pm for a 5.15  start, finish by 6.30 in time to enjoy a meal at the club

Equipment available cost $6.00.

GOLF NEWS

 

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Newsletter   Men’s Golf Section     10 January ,2017.

                                (Ron Carmody –Capt)

 Last  Saturday saw 12 golfers  contest  the  first  weekend game  for 2017.

Winning score of the day was set by Jim Parry with a 35 for the 14 Holes. Not far behind on 33 points was Mal Williamson who was quite pleased with both his performance and that of his new golf cart, Bluebird 2.

The games can only get better good shots being shared around the course by the keen golfers.

Frank Battista from Collie was a welcome visitor and said the course has a good run at the moment .

Barry Jackson thought so too winning both the longest Putt on Hole 18 and NTP on No 10.

 Last week we featured a picture of a mysterious visitor on one of our greens.   I thought it compared favourably with a mysterious visitor to our course last year in the form of a runaway creature seen sprinting along one of the fairways on two legs!!

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Golf is on again Wednesdays and Saturdays. 

Names in  by 12.45           1.00 pm Hit Off.

Visitors Welcome.

CYCLE CLUB NEWS

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Hi Riders,

Monday Jan 16th we are having a fast MTB ride hurtling around the Country Club on the X Adventure course. Come along if you are keen!

Meet at club about 5.20 pm for a 5.30 start.

Cheers,

Helen

FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER

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

Friday Night Menu

13th January 2017

Main    

                        Fried fish and chips with tartar sauce and garden salad                                       

            Steak and mushroom pie with sweet potato mash and minted peas                    

                Chicken parmagiana with chips and salad                          

Rigatoni pasta with tomato , fetta ,mushrooms and olives, served with

herb and garlic croutons.       

Dessert

              Orange cake with cream and citrus mango sauce

     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 $700. Members must be financial and present to claim. The Jackpot is drawn between 5.30pm and 6.30pm in the Clubroom bar.

Keep Smiling!