Hello Members, Sponsors & Patron
I have been experiencing a few dramas with the internet connection and the sending of the newsletter over the past two weeks. If ever you do not receive the newsletter as per normal a copy is always posted on our website at dunsboroughcountryclub.org.au Hopefully the problem will not persist.
Bruce Taylor (Manager)
Clubs WA Awards
At the Clubs WA Awards held on 11th June, The Dunsborough & Districts Country Club was awarded the Best Club Function Facility (Medium), Hamish Mcleay was Runner up in the Best Club Chef category and Greg Banfield was announced as the winner of the Best Club Volunteer.
Thank you to all Members who have paid their Membership already – well done!!
If you wish to pay online we would prefer (if you can) that you use direct debit as there aren’t any
fees involved whereas Paypal retains around 3% of your payment-just a thought!! However it is
There are still a number of people/families who haven’t supplied unique email addresses for their
Wild Apricot accounts-could you please do this as soon as possible even if your fees aren’t due
until later in the year. Please email the addresses to
Membership Cards have arrived and I am processing them at this time. Your Membership Card will
represent your Ordinary Membership ($50) to the DDCC. Those who have paid for sport options
will have these stamped on the back of their Membership Card.
B = bowls, Cr = croquet, Cy = cycle, G = golf and T = tennis (organized and casual). As we will
have a marshall checking Memberships as of the 1st of July you WILL BE REQUIRED TO CARRY
YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD WITH YOU AT ALL TIMES to prove that you are a Member and have
paid for certain Sport Options. If at any time you wish to add to your sport options please contact
me to arrange this.
Members who have Memberships Cards that do not expire until later in the financial year will use
those same cards until they expire. The marshall will have a list of Members that are in this group
but you still need to carry your card with you please.
Thursday June 9th
Winners T South and B Hitsert with the R/U being G Benn and J Cunneen. The consolation was awarded to John Porter and G Oddy whilst the MB award was given to B Bass and H De Boer.
June 11th news.
Sixteen local bowlers braved a strong northerly today and were joined by two visitors from Riverton. The first twelve ends of triples, on three rinks, produced the fascinating result of each triple winning and losing by three shots. But things were very different after the break for drinks. Jill Winter, Jean Kelly, and a visitor, John Porter, won the day with an aggregate of fifteen up. After seven rounds Ken Holyoake still leads the pack but was missing on Saturday following a short hospitalisation. We wish him and Brian Morris a full recovery from their recent maladies.
Winter bowls is proceeding well despite some windy, chilly, and overcast days. Some two dozen men and ladies play “squash” on Tuesdays where consistency is tested because individual points are only earned after combatants “win the mat.” Finals are always good fun as points winners play four ends, the rest of us cheering them on, while imbibing a drop of ‘refreshments’. Several Busselton regulars and a smattering of other visitors see up to three dozen men enjoy year-round Thursday “scroungers” while the Saturday “dash for cash” has gone eight rounds with Hans Queckfeldt (14 ½ pts.) just overtaking Ken Holyoake (14 pts.) on the ladder. Ken has been missing for a fortnight as both he and Kelly Allsop are recovering well from cardiac surgery. We wish Ken, Kelly, as well as Brian Morris, a complete convalescence from their recent ordeals.
The order for the news shirts will be handed in on Friday of this week. It is imperative that the men contact Kevin Gibb by Thursday 23rd to order correct sizing.
Corporate bowls sponsor Beef by the Reef still have their lamb shanks on special for $9.99 but this ends during the week so get in quick. The F/Q lamb chops are the same price for another week. Do you feel like a slow roasted lamb shoulder, Rob has that on special as well for $9.99.
On Friday we hosted a visit from the Moorabinda club a group of 4 A.C. and 4 golf croquet players participated in 3 mixed sessions which resulted in some excellent games. We were fortunate to have Jeanine Hawker attending, Jeanine attended the world championships in Scotland last year resulting in gaining a spot in the semi finals. Jeanine was kind enough to give us some tips.
Our thanks to Hamish who supplied us with hot soup and crusty bread for lunch.
We hope to arrange more of these visits now our 2 courts are in good playing condition Our picture shows Max receiving some help from Jeanine
Tuesday 14th June
Ten ladies played a 10 hole stroke and putting competition- the winner was Jill Winter and runnerup
was Jean MacBeth. Best peutters were Jill Winter and Lorraine Lewis.
Thursday 16th June
Ladies Foursomes Championship was played and was very kindly sponsored by DUNSBOROUGH
Jill Winter and Daisy Grist are the 2016 Champions -Well done ladies!!
Runners/up were Bethia Newton and Joan Embry.
Nett winners for the day were Helen Rowell and Aileen Morris.
2016 Rural Bronze
Joan Embry, Pat Manton, Helen Rowell and Bethia Newton are representing DDCC at this event.
The 2016 Rural Bronze is being held at Hyden this year and is a 3day event from Wednesday
Good Luck to everyone.
DUNSBOROUGH & DISTRICT
COACHING AND PLAY
Last Sunday saw 5 Juniors attend coaching with Steve Dartnall. Steve demonstrated putting and
chipping then the children practised these skills until the heavens opened up forcing all to take
shelter. As the rain had set in we adjourned to the clubhouse to practise an innovative game of
putting which proved to be a fun activity. Well done to all for their enthusiasm.
Next Sunday at 10 am Steve will be coaching again so come along for a short warm up and then
we will play some golf on the course.
It would be a good idea if all Juniors could bring a wet weather jacket each week in case we get
caught out on the course with rain at any time.
If there are any children between 8 and 17 years of age who wish to learn golf please come along
and join us. This is a fantastic chance to learn golf skills from a skilled golfer such as Steve.
The only cost is to become a Junior Member of the Dunsborough Country Club which is $20 for a
year. If you require further information please contact Vicki on 0428649810.
Friday Night Dinner
Friday night meals are available between 5.30pm & 8.00pm. Tapas is available Saturday and Sunday from 4.30pm.
Friday Night Menu
24th June 2016
Chef Hamish Mcleay
Freshest available fish, hand cut chips, tartare sauce & coleslaw. $22 Roast Arkadi lamb shoulder, mint sauce, parsnip, broccoli & roast potato. $22 Green chicken curry (mild), rice vegetables & aromatic herbs. $22 Eggplant parmigana, baked with tomato, basil & cheeses. $20 Kids fish & chips. $10 Warm chocolate dessert with ice cream. $7
To book your table Click Here
Friday Night Jackpot
The Jackpot Draw on Friday night was not won. The draw this Friday will be for $900. Members must be financial and present to claim. The Jackpot is drawn between 5.30pm and 6.30pm in the Clubroom bar.