August, 2019 Monthly archive

Congratulations to Greg Schinck who recently won the George Munn Trophy. Greg defeated John Garofalo 6&5 in the final played on the Old Course in stunning spring like conditions. 

Please click here to view the final… Read More…

Following on from the recent posts re course care, the link below will lead to a short, instructional video on the minimum expectations when it comes to caring for our bunkers. Please take the time to watch this, to ensure… Read More…

Sue Wooster has finished runner up in the US Senior Women’s Amateur Championship for the second year in succession.  Facing the same opponent as she did in last year’s final, Sue got off to a good start taking a 1up… Read More…

In a rematch of last year Sue Wooster has made it through to the final in the 2019 US Senior Women’s Amateur being played at Cedar Rapids Country Club in Iowa.  Sue is keen to make amends for her 3&2… Read More…

The National will be expanding the trial of multi tee competitions currently run at both sites. Forward tee competition play will include:

Multi tee competitions for Men will be available every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at Long Island. Tee options… Read More…

Congratulations to The National Team of Carolyn Nixon, Joh Riordan, Ganga Sekar who finished runners up in the Victoria Golf Club Women’s Bowl on Friday 23rd August. The team scored a combined 85 points with Huntingdale winning with a score… Read More…

The front bunker Hole 3 at Long Island received an upgrade this week.  As the below image shows, a wider access point closer to the green will give golfers a safer and more convenient entry and exit point.

 

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GPS units have recently been installed in the Club’s Hire Cart fleet at Cape Schanck.  Apart from providing measurements to the front, middle and back of greens along with distances to some fairway bunkers, the GPS also permits direction and… Read More…

To assist in maintaining the best possible playing surfaces on all our courses during winter players are reminded to:

Congratulations to Paula Gompertz on winning the playoff for the Silver Spoon played at Long Island. Paula will now go on to compete in the State Final at Keysborough Golf Club in November.

Silver Spoon – Long Island