Important Message from the Ladies President

We hope you had an enjoyable break over the Christmas and New Year period, and wish you all very warm welcome to the 2018 golfing season.  Some important information for you to note.

Midweek Opening Day – Tuesday, 6 February 2018

8am                 Morning Tea

9am                 Shotgun – front and back 9 hole Stableford competition

11am               Bring & Buy stall opens

12.30pm          Complimentary light lunch in Tennyson Room

1.15pm            President’s and Captain’s welcome

If you are on the timesheet to play golf, it is assumed you will be attending lunch. 

If you are not playing golf but will be attending lunch, for catering purposes you must advise Lauren Carr by Thursday, 1 February 2018.

There will be one table reserved for our Ladies, Let’s Golf Silver and Gold Members and Victoria Park Pathway Members, and reservations will be taken on a first-come basis.  Please book via Lauren Carr in the office or via lauren@brisbanegolfclub.com.au

As always we welcome all contributions of homemade cakes, biscuits, jams, chutneys, sweets, potted plants or handicrafts for our Bring & Buy stall.  The creative talents of our crafty ladies are always much appreciated.  We do ask that you mark your items with a suggested price, and deliver all contributions prior to the stall opening.

Entry monies for the GQ Bowl and Brooch competitions will also be collected ($7 per player).

Saturday Opening Day – Saturday, 10 February 2018

A 4BBB stableford and the qualifying round for the Johnson Staines Fourball event to be followed by a complimentary light lunch in the Tennyson Room.  Entry monies for the GQ Brooch and Bowl events will be collected ($7 per player).

If you are on the timesheet to play golf, it is assumed you will be attending lunch. 

If you are not playing golf but will be attending lunch, for catering purposes you must advise Lauren Carr by Monday, 5 February 2018.

Please book via Lauren Carr in the office or via lauren@brisbanegolfclub.com.au

Johnson Staines Fourball (Qualifying Round) – Saturday, 10 February 2018

The Committee has agreed changes to the Conditions of Play for the Johnson Staines Fourball event, and these are displayed in the ladies’ locker room.  Please note:

  • Saturday, 20 January 2018 – Nominations open via the Tee Booking page on the website.
  • Friday, 2 February 2018 – Draw for playing groups posted on the Tee Booking page.
  • Saturday, 3 February 2018 – Timesheet open for those not wishing to qualify for Johnson Staines but who wish to play on Opening Day.

2018 Member Diary (Fixture Book)

These are now available from the Office and the Golf Shop. Some important golf fixtures to note are:

  • The Brisbane Shield – eight pairs to qualify on Sunday, 18 February 2018.
  • The Clare Kirkwood “President’s v Captain’s” 4BBB team event, Tuesday, 27 February 2018.
  • Violet Midson qualifying round – Tuesday, 6 March 2018
  • Cherry Cribb Memorial LVA Cup – 7-day v 6-day teams – Sunday, 18 March 2018
  • Nellie Hatton qualifying round – Tuesday, 27 March 2018
  • Saturday Guest Day – Saturday, 21 April 2018
  • Guest Day – Tuesday, 8 May 2018
  • Joan Fletcher Trophy qualifying round – Saturday, 2 June 2018
  • Kerry Cup qualifying round- Tuesday, 5 June 2018
  • Nat Green Foursomes qualifying round – Saturday, 30 June 2018
  • Club Championships – Tuesday, 24 July 2018, Thursday, 26 July 2018, Tuesday, 31 July 2018, with Finals on Thursday, 2 August 2018.
  • Brisbane Cup – Sunday, 12 August 2018
  • Macartney Cup Foursomes qualifying round – Tuesday, 14 August 2018
  • Foursomes Championships (36 holes) – Tuesday 11 September 2018
  • Open Day & Tanner Cup – Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Pennants Season

Division 1 – Friday, 20 April 2018 to Friday, 18 May 2018

Division 3 – Friday, 20 April 2018 to Friday, 18 May 2018

Division 4 – Friday 20 April 2018 to Friday, 1 June 2018

Division 5 – Friday, 8 June 2018 to Friday, 20 July 2018

Weekend – Sunday, 22 April 2018 to Sunday, 10 June 2018

2018 Charity Year

Your committee is pleased to announce we will be supporting the Friends of HEAL (Home of Expressive Arts & Learning) Foundation for our 2018 charity.  Based at Milpera State School in Chelmer, the fHEAL Foundation provides creative arts and music therapy to young people of refugee backgrounds to help them settle, embrace their new identities and attain better mental-health outcomes. Please visit the fHEAL Foundation website https://fheal.com.au to learn how our fundraising activities through 2018 will assist this exceptional program.

Charity Year Recipe Book – Everyone is invited to contribute to the High Tea Recipe Book.  Recipes required by Thursday, 1 February 2018.  Email to helen@brisbanegolfclub.com.au.

Important Changes to Trophy Allocations

With ladies’ trophy donations now processed via our Annual Subscriptions, and due to the willingness of so many of our members to donate a $35 trophy this year, the opportunity arose for your committee to trial a complete overhaul of the trophy allocation procedures.  All trophy donors for 2018 (excluding AGM trophy donors) are no longer allocated to a specific event.  This has enabled all Tuesday and Saturday competition winners to now receive a $40 voucher, and our Monthly Medal winners to receive the medal and a $30 voucher.  A list of all trophy donors is posted in the locker room, and all donors are sincerely thanked by your committee and fellow golfers for your support and generosity.  If you have any questions about your trophy donation, please see either Helen, Elaine or Sue Rapson.

Ladies Let’s Golf – Free Come & Try Clinic

Please refer anyone who may be interested in taking up golf to the Golf Queensland website, http://www.golfqueensland.org.au/women to register for the Ladies Let’s Golf program.

Free Come & Try Clinic

Thursday, 1 February 2018 from 10-11am

Saturday, 3 February 2018 from 9-10am

Level 1 Ladies Let’s Golf Clinics ($99)

Thursday, 8, 15, 22 February 2018 and Thursday, 1 March 2018 from 10-11am.

Saturday, 17 and 26 February 2018 and Saturday, 3 and 10 March 2018 from 9-10am.

We look forward to welcoming you all back to the Club for what will be an exciting year of golf, fun and friendship.

 

 

Helen Placanica Ladies’ President

 

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