Per week in the past, Thursday October 8, noticed the annual Gloucester veteran golfers annual dinner held on the clubhouse with tucker provided by Bistro 2422.
The dinner is often a well-attended and rousing celebration of the yr of veterans’ golf and so it was once more. This yr there was a particular commemoration of the seventeen or so years Invoice Murray has served the Gloucester Veteran Golf Membership as its captain, a task he relinquished on the latest AGM. A bigger than life determine, Invoice has been central to Gloucester vets being one of the profitable veteran golfers’ teams within the district. Invoice was additionally a key determine in establishing and sustaining the ‘Gloucester Week of Veteran’s Golf’ as one of the effectively attended and profitable occasions in NSW’s veteran golfers’ calendar.
Invoice was made a life member of veterans’ membership and offered with a pictorial illustration of his presence and significance for veterans’ golf for the membership.
Different displays in a contented night of celebrating achievements had been for the best particular person stableford scores for women and men veterans Tony Burnet 42 and Sally Higgins 41 respectively. Probably the most constant gamers had been Mark Stone and Tony Burnet for the boys and Elaine Murray and Dale Rabbett for the ladies.
The president’s award for excellent contribution to Gloucester Vets went to Ian Maggs. Mark Stone’s hole-in-one on the sixth in addition to Steve Hurworth’s eagle 2 on the ninth had been acknowledged.
Now to extra mundane issues maybe: Tuesday’s veteran golfer’s occasion was a 4 ball higher ball Stableford sponsored by Peter and Sherry Wildblood. Situations had been sunny and customarily gentle with a slight breeze all of which had been accountable little question for the excessive scores.
The winners had been Phil Hawkins and Mark Howland with a prime rating of 47 factors; runners up had been Elaine Murray and Graham Hjorth 45, with the ball competitors going to Dale Rabbett and Jim Dunn 44, Steve Horvath and customer Don Ellercamp 43 and, on a rely again on 42 Jim Dunn and Steve Kriss.
Subsequent Tuesday’s competitors is a person Stableford sponsored by Denver and Catherine Webb. It’s also the ‘Ideas of Invoice Radford Day’ commemorating the contribution the important thing position Invoice performed in establishing the Gloucester veterans and his a few years as its treasurer.
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