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Your weekly news update from the Mooroopna Golf Club
August 19, 2019
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Chatter From The 19th!
Your weekly news update
Welcome to the latest edition of 'Chatter From The 19th'. Thank you to all who played in our 'Doing It For Jarrod' golf day on Saturday. All players enjoyed the day, in memory of local golfer Jarrod Lyle, whilst raising valuable funds for 'Challenge', an organisation supporting kids with cancer.

On the social scene we have our Members Draw and Monster Raffle draw this Wednesday evening.  With so many chances to win a prize, it is a great night to get along to Mooroopna Golf Club and enjoy a night out.  Also, coming up on, Wednesday, August 28, is our evening with guest speaker, Liam Pickering. This is a great opportunity to get a group of friends together and hear from this high profile sporting personality right here at the Club for just $20 per ticket.  Further details can be found below.
Have A Great Week, Craig.
GOLF
FROM THE PRO SHOP
Doing It For Jarrod Golf Day
Our regular Saturday Competition turned into a sea of yellow as we hosted a "Doing it for Jarrod" golf day fundraiser. Donations are still coming in however we anticipate that we will raise almost $1,500 for Challenge and Jarrod's Gift. Thank you to all 133 of you who supported this day, in memory of Jarrod, and to raise much needed funds to support kids with cancer.  We still have a few books, pins and ball markers left over if anyone would like to pop into the Pro Shop and purchase any of these products. Congratulations to the winners of the 'Collector Items', Darren James, who won the sleeve of golf balls and Gavan Mears won the towel.  Congratulations also to the winners of all divisions, please refer to the results section of this newsletter for full results.

It was an honour to present the "Supporters Special Flag" to our Club Captain who asked for the flag to be displayed in the Pro Shop. We now await for correspondence from Challenge to see which Club is drawn to win the trip to the Gold Coast and play in the Australian PGA Championships Pro-Am.  Fingers crossed we win and will have a player representing Mooroopna Golf Club on the day of the event.


Swampy Shield
The Swampy Shield was played last Thursday, with 31 Mooroopna Golf Club members heading across to contest the sought after shield. Unfortunately home grown advantage got the better of us and Shepparton Gof Club retained the Shield winning on averages by 3 shots. Thank you to all Members who supported the day.

Online Competition Bookings
As you are aware, the online competition bookings and member portal will go live at the end of the month. To assist members with the new procedures, Darren is providing a demonstration and 'how to' session in the Members Lounge this coming Wednesday, August 21.  There will be two sessions held as follows - 
  • 2pm (approximately), after the Ladies competition presentations, and
  • 6pm SHARP -  This session will take approximately 30 minutes and will conclude prior to the Members Draw
Happy Golfing 
from the Pro Shop Team, Darren, Jo, Sandy, Jaden and James
SOCIAL NEWS
Fathers Day @ Eagles & Birdies Bistro
The Eagles & Birdies Bistro have a special offer for Fathers Day.  Make a reservation in the Bistro, this Fathers Day, Sunday, September 1, and your Dad will receive a free drink and garlic bread.  To make a reservation, please call the Bistro on 5825 4798.

Liam Pickering To Visit Mooroopna Golf Club
Don't miss your opportunity to hear from Liam Pickering, right here at Mooroopna Golf Club. Pickering, past AFL player, player manager and radio broadcaster, will appear at the Club on Wednesday, August 28, at 6.30pm. Tickets are available for purchase from reception and are just $20 per person. Dinner can be purchased on the evening.  Please follow the link for more information.

$1100 Members Draw and Monster Raffle This Wednesday
Along with the Members Draw of $1100, the monthly Monster Raffle draw will also take place this Wednesday evening. The Members Draws will take place at 6.30pm and 8pm and the Monster Raffle draw, that this month includes gourmet kitchen and Fathers Day themed prizes, will commence at 7 pm.

Schnitzel Night
The Eagles & Birdies Bistro at Mooroopna Golf Club has introduced a 'Schnitzel Night'. Each Thursday night you will now be able to choose from five different schnitzels and your choice of a pot, wine or soft drink for just $20.  
CLUB SPONSORSHIP
The benefits of partnering with Mooroopna Golf Club are numerous, both from a social and business perspective. A range of sponsorship packages, to suit all businesses, are available.  You can choose to partner for a single event, or as a major sponsor of the club. Packages can be tailored to suit your business to ensure you receive maximum return for your investment.
WEEKLY WINNERS
Congratulations to the winners from the past week. Please follow the links for all results.
 
Mens - August 13
1st - Simon Wyatt
2nd - John Taylor
Click for full results

Ladies - August 14
DIV 1
1st - Sandy Millett

2nd - Brenda Broughton
DIV 2
1st - Tanya Nightingale
2nd - Jan Wood
DIV 3
1st - Sue Cornish
2nd - Lyn Stanton
Click for results

Mens - August 15
No competition due to the Swampy Shield

Mens - August 17
Sponsored by GV Golf Centre

'Doing It For Jarrod' Day
DIV 1
1st - Michael Barca
2nd - Graeme Blick
DIV 2
1st - Royce Gilbert
2nd - Tony Barca
DIV 3
1st - Roger Stannard
2nd - Simon Montgomery
Click for full results

Ladies - August 17
DIV 1
1st - Alexandra Radevski
2nd - Irene Keogh
DIV 2
1st - Sue Cornish
2nd - Jan Wood
Click for full results
MONTHLY MEDAL WINNER
Jeremy Lewis
Thank you to our Saturday sponsor, Cleave's Garden Supplies. Cleaves supply ground covering products, Boral Pavers and Bob Cat and Rotary Hoe Hire, everything you need to landscape your residential and commercial areas. For more information please follow the link to visit the website
IMPORTANT DATES
August 24
Free live music by 'Marke Kelly' in the bistro from 7pm

August 27
Course Closed for greens renovation

August 28
Guest speaker, Liam
Pickering, at 6.30pm.  Tickets $20 per person

August 31
Free live music by 'No Expectations' in the bistro from 7pm

September 7
Free live music by 'Mystic & Co' in the bistro from 7pm

September 14
Free live music by 'What's Next' in the bistro from 7pm

September 21
Free live music by 'Overtime Duo' in the bistro from 7pm

September 25
Mystery Bus Trip.
Departs Mooroopna Golf Club car park at 9am

September 28
No live music due to the AFL Grand Final

October 23
Hypnotist, Gerard V.
Tickets $40 for dinner & show, or $25 for show only. Dinner from 6pm or Show @ 8pm
Mooroopna Golf Club App
For instruction on how to download Team App from the Apple or Google Play app store please click here.
COURTESY BUS
Our courtesy bus is available each Friday and Saturday evening from 5pm. Please call the Club on 5825 4135 to arrange your pick up and drop off in the Mooroopna and Shepparton area.
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