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    Sunday 20 October 2019

    The AGM Meeting will be held at the Dunsborough & Districts Country Club.

    Meeting commences at 3.00 pm 


    Members are advised that there are five (5) committee membership positions up for re-election for a two-year term.

    Members are invited to nominate members to fill these positions.

    Nominations with written consent shall be in the hands of the Secretary by 5.00 pm one month before the AGM (20 September 2019).

    At the close of nominations as aforesaid and in the event of there being more nominations than the number of vacancies, the Secretary shall cause ballot papers to be prepared setting out in circular order the names of the candidates. 

    All nominations for vacancies on the committee will be posted on the Club’s notice board.

    The ballot will be evaluated and counted at the AGM.

    The Management Committee invites all members to attend this AGM

    Caryll Marshall  


    All Members of DDCC

    Don’t forget

    Nominations close for Committee Member positions this Saturday (20 September 2019).

    There are nomination forms on the notice board in the foyer.  Please hand to the Manager Bruce Taylor when completed.


    Caryll Marshall



    At the last Management Committee meeting Rob 

    Pollard was appointed as the Club’s Historian.

    Rob has been asked to research the history of the 

    Dunsborough & Districts Country Club & create a 

    digital documentation that reflects this research.

    Very little of the Club’s history is available in a written 

    form but so much obviously resides in the minds of 

    members who have been part of the development of 

    the Club or have knowledge of such development,

    An authentic historic digital record can be successfully 

    developed with the cooperation of members who may 

    have knowledge of relevant dates, events and the 

    people involved in the evolution of the Club.

    To this end Rob is keen to speak with any members 

    who may have such knowledge & would be prepared to 

    avail themselves for an informal interview with him.

    He is happy to meet with individuals or small groups of 

    members who would feel more comfortable in a small 

    group setting.

    Small groups can provide the opportunity for members 

    to “bounce” facts, incidents, stories etc of one another 

    thus having the potential to more accurately create a 

    reliable historic record.

    Rob is very interested in hearing of any comments that 

    may have impacted on the Club’s development since it 

    was founded, no matter how signif9icant members may 

    feel it to be.

    Photos would also be very valuable for this exercise & 

    will be returned after a copy is made.

    If you are interested in assisting Rob in the 

    development of this historical record please contact 

    him at the Club or phone him on 0409106576.


    YOGAMandy will be back to continue yoga on the 25th of September 


    Mahjong & Canasta

    Anyone wishing to play Mahjong on Monday mornings at 9.30 or Canasta Monday afternoons at 1pm please contact Janice Hoover 97567471 


    …..at the Club Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 8.30-11.30am…..Get group of friends together and “come on down” for a coffee and bite to eat served by Jye.





     Beef cheeks with garlic mash & cauliflower cheese.  $26

    Chicken parmi with chips & salad.  $25

    Pan fried Rankin cod with mash & steamed green vegetables.  $27

    Prawn & squid curry with turmeric rice & condiments.  $26

    Roasted vegetable lasagne with chips & salad.  $25

    Cheeseburger with beetroot, tomato, lettuce & chips.  $15


    Tapas also available.

    Create a Plate

    Choose from…

    Chorizo with lemon.  $4.5

    Pumpkin, fetta & sundried salad.  $6.5

    House pickles.  $4.5

    Deep fried panko camembert with cranberry. $6.5

    Marinated olives.  $5

    Hungarian & Danish salami.  $5.00

    Pan fried squid with romesco sauce & bread. $7.5

    Chicken liver pate with sweet pickles & toast.  $6

    Crispy pork belly with chili syrup.  $7

    Salt cod fish cakes with saffron mayo.  $7

    Salmon en croute with herbed mayo.  $6


    To book your table Click Here





    • Please have names in by 12.30pm for an early start. Any queries please ring Geoff Oddy 0419046120 or Sharon Sharpe 0488568595 or Butch Sharpe 0417975732

      Hope to see you all  for some fun.

      Men and ladies all welcome 12.30 for 1pm start. 

      Phone Garry Robinson 0488075197


        A nice even 32 players turned up on an overcast day enabling Rob Pollard to arrange a pairs peg-draw. Despite a sprinkling of rain, two 12-end games were played and Ken Hill and Rod Winchcombe took home the meat with + 18 shots, closely followed by Dominic and Wayne Coyle who were 15 shots up. Rob Wilson and Kevin Gibb earned the chocolate.

    Saturday Bowls

    Just two handsful of players braved a cold but dry Saturday afternoon but enthusiastically shared in no less than three 12-end peg draws. Winners on the day were decided by total shots up in the three games which saw Wayne Coyle just beat Butch Sharpe into first place. (Congratulations to Gail Barry, the only brave woman present)






    Men’s Golf Newsletter Tuesday17 Sept 2019

    Recent Events

    Wednesday  11 September, 2019

    Winner Mark Embry scoring 33 pts    

    Runner Up Barry Jackson 32 pts

    Novelty  No 18  Paul Smith

    Saturday 14 September  Stableford for All 

       -Sponsored by Jim Holroyd

    With a keen field including  Doug Macpherson 36 pts, Barry Jackson 35, Mark Embry 35, Ron Carmody 31, Steve Bickett 31, Arnold Bosenberg 30, Terry Sanbrook 30, Rod French, Paul Bresland, Steve Bickett  31,  teamed up by and including our Sponsor, Jim Holroyd,  a Stableford Event featuring novelties on all par 3’s and par 5’s  saw all players  take to the course  with zeal.

    There was keen competition and encouragement for all to get their name on a novelty card  and strive for a win.

    Winner on the day was Doug Macpherson back in form having won the Donnybrook Vet’s Day last week and scoring  36 points to win Jim’s First Prize.

    Runner up was Barry Jackson on a countback from Mark Embry with both scoring 35 points.  Barry also birdied No  8.

    The Novelties contest  was a good contest .

    Ntp on the Par 3’s    No 1. Arnold Bosenberg    

    No 5.  Paul Bresland

    No 8. Rod French   No 10 . Terry Sanbrook     

    No 13  Mark Embry

    Nearest  Third Shot to the Pin on the par 5s :

    No 2. Steve Bickett   –  No 7. Doug Macpherson   – No 9  Steve Bickett   

    No 12.  Rod French   – No 16  Steve Bickett

    All in all, it was a great day and players were appreciative of the  sponsoship of the event with a difference, by Jim  Holroyd.  

    Well done all.

    Coming Events

    Wednesday 18 Septemberm Scroungers  Names in by 11.45 for 12.00  Hit off

    Saturday 21  September  Stableford Scheduled as a  Teams Event Draw.

    Names by 11.45 with a Hit Off at 12.00 noon.  

    We look forward to your company.  Visitors are welcome. 

    Good Golfing All     

    Ron Carmody -Captain    




As the Championships have been postponed until next week, ladies played

a stableford round. 

Winner was Vicki Frost with 33 points, 94 Gross from Pat Manton with 29 points, 105 strokes. 

Nearest the Pin on 12 was Vicki Frost.


Jean James played her usual steady golf to win with a score of 16 points.

Ladies Championships

Thursday 19th September

 Jill & Vicki will play off for the gross commencing at 9am to play 27 holes. Pat and Dot will playoff for the nett at 9.50am to play 18 holes.

Ladies not playing championships will play matchplay (18 holes) hitting off at 10am as usual. Don’t forget there is a Ladies golf Committee Meetingafter golf on Thursday 19th as well.

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK:- Golf was once a rich person’s sport, now it has millions of poor players!!



14/40 Croquet.

Now that the weather is improving, and the dreaded lurgies have gone, Dunsborough Croquet is restarting the trial for the new shorter, simple game of croquet which is designed to provide a fun game on the courts at DDCC.

This new game is action, enjoyable and social with lots of fun and laughter.Come along and enjoy a free session of “How to swing a mallet and score a

Earlier participants are welcomed back to continue with the trial.

Members interested in becoming a mallet swinger should contact Max Kewish or turn up on Thursday morning at 10.00 am.







The Jackpot Draw was not won last Friday night.

Number 289 was drawn out belonging to Gerald Herd but unfortunately he wasn’t present last Friday.

So once again the $1000 is available to be won by some lucky person in attendance should their number come up.

 Members must be financial for the 2019/20 membership year and present to claim the prize. The Jackpot is drawn between 5.30pm and 6.30pm in the Clubroom bar.




*Mahjong 9.30am

*Canasta 1pm


*Association Croquet 8.30

*Ladies 9 hole Golf names in 9.00 hit off 9.30

*Mixed Bowls 12.30 names in. 1.45 start

*Mahjong 1.00

*Mixed Social Tennis (Invitation)  2.00 pm – 4.00 pm


*Tennis -Ladies 8.30-11am

*Yoga 9.00

*Golf Croquet Singles 9am-12

*Richochet 12.30-2.00

*Golf Doubles  2-5pm

*Mahjong 1.00

*Men’s Golf 11.45 names in. 12.00 hit off


*Canasta 1.00

* Tennis-Ladies  8.30-11am

*Ladies 18 hole Golf 9.30 names in. 10.00 hit off

*Ladies 9 hole Golf 11.00 names in. 11.30 hit off

*Men’s Bowls names in 12.30 with 12.45 start

*Bridge 10.00-12.00

*Mixed Social Tennis (Invitation) 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm


*AC croquet 8.30-12.30pm

*Golf Croquet Doubles 2.00-5pm

*Jackpot Draw 5.30-6.30

*Dinner 6-8pm


*Men’s Golf 11.45 names in. 12.00 hit off

*Mixed (Organised) Social Tennis from 1.00 pm


*Ricochet 9.30-11.30am


Keep Smiling!


Bruce Taylor
Club Manager
Dunsborough & Districts Country Club Inc.
PO Box 57, (40 Gifford Road)
Dunsborough, Western Australia  6281
email:    manager@dunsboroughcountryclub.org.au
Tel: 08 97553250 

Winner – 2015 Clubs WA:  Club of the Year (Small)
Winner – 2015 Clubs WA: Best Function Facility
Winner –  2014 Clubs in The Community
Winner – 2013 Club of The Year Award Regional 

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