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9 Hole Championship Update

 Thursday, August 31, 2017

9 Hole Championship at Rich River.

Reduced Entry Fee - the Entry Fee has been lowered to $15 for all participants, which will include a voucher to spend at the bar or in the bistro after the game.

All players MUST register on line with Golf Victoria, there is no provision for walkup entrants on the day, so please register asap.

Goulburn Murray Golf  Association and Golf Victoria, are staging a a 9 hole event at Rich River Golf Club Resort, on the 15th  October. The leading men and women from the round will progress to the Victorian Play 9 Final at Royal Melbourne (West Course) on Sunday 5 November.

A field of 100 men and women will tee it up at the Victorian Play 9 Final with the top two men and two women earning the chance to Play 9 at the Emirates Australian Open including flights, two nights accommodation, entry into the Play 9 event, a weekend pass to the tournament, tickets to cocktail parties and more. 

For my information and to enter, visit the Golf Victoria Website

Merrigum 27 Hole Open Championship

 Sunday, August 20, 2017
Merrigum 27 Hole Open Championship

This event will be run on Sunday 27th August, with hitoff's from 8.45am

Lunch and afternoon tea included in the entry fee of $25

Goulburn Murray Golf Association Press Release

 Thursday, August 17, 2017

Goulburn Murray Golf Association Press Release

The above photo shows the last President of the Goulburn Valley District Golf Association Peter Fraser on the right congratulating the first President of the Goulburn Murray Golf Association David Roberts

On Thursday night 27 July at Shepparton golf club an historic meeting of the Men’s and Ladies Goulburn Valley Golf Associations took place. The meeting was chaired by Simon Brookhouse the Chief Executive of Golf Victoria and was attended by representatives of seventeen of the nineteen golf clubs in the district.

The first agenda item was a motion to amalgamate the two districts and this passed unanimously.  In doing so a new Association was formed combining both men and women in what will now be known as the Goulburn Murray Golf Association. The new name keeping the tradition of Goulburn and adding Murray to reflect the extent of the district and the number of clubs and members along the river.

The election of office bearers was next and Tatura’s Hill Top Club life member David Roberts was duly elected as the first President of the new Association.  Other Office Bearers elected are Lorraine Healy (Rich River) Vice President, Anne Beveridge (Tocumwal) Captain Women, Graeme Stevens (Rich River) Captain Men, Barry Scott (Kyabram Parkland) Secretary, Alex Howson (Hill Top Tatura) Treasurer and Roslyn Seymour (Tocumwal) committee member. 

In accepting the position of President Mr Roberts payed tribute and gave thanks to long term Goulburn Valley’s Men President Peter Fraser for his commitment and dedication over many years. Roberts went on to thanks the Amalgamation Committee lead by former President of the Ladies District Sue Pogue and its Secretary Graeme Stevens for the hard work over three years to bring the amalgamation to fruition.  The amalgamation of the Goulburn Valley Men and Women Associations is part of the total amalgamation process of separate male and female golf administrations throughout Victoria.  Golf Victoria itself was born from amalgamation of the State men and women associations in 2010. 

Mr Brookhouse from Golf Victoria while acknowledging that the Goulburn Valley Associations were some of the last in the State to undertake the amalgamation, congratulated the Committees for bringing the process to a smooth and positive conclusion and congratulated David Roberts and the other newly elected office bearers and wished them well and hoped for a great relationship between the new Goulburn Murray Association and Golf Victoria. 

Mr Roberts set the priorities for the new Association to be more transparent and more inclusive for all clubs in decision making and for the traditions of the past while being the foundation for the future, to be questioned and changed if benefits can be established.

There will be a few months of transition from the old to the new and all planned Goulburn Valley Association events for both Men and Women will take place as scheduled. These include the district championships as well as the participation of the Goulburn Valley squads in both Senior and Junior country week competitions in Melbourne in October.  

For any further information contact David Roberts 0429 385 928 

2017 GVDGA Championship Cancelled

 Thursday, August 17, 2017
2017 GVDGA Championship Cancelled

The 2017 GVDGA Championships have been cancelled, due to lack of entries.

If you are looking for a game on Sunday, why not try the Nathalia Open Championship

Further details here

2017 Rochester Golf Club Fundraiser

 Thursday, August 03, 2017

2017 Rochester Golf Club Fundraiser

Having a holiday on Friday 29th?

Rochester Golf Club will be holding a 4 Person Ambrose Event (any combination) on AFL GRAND FINAL EVE FRIDAY 29th SEPTEMBER 2017.

Hit Off 11.30am-12.15pm 

Cost: $10 per person, $40 a team Good prizes. 

Great fun day!

All proceeds to: Motor Neurone Disease of Victoria Enquiries: Peter Anderson 0418 505 214 or Captain Leigh Hicks 0407 041 286


for more information

2017 HillTop Medley 4BBB

 Wednesday, August 02, 2017

HillTop  Junior/Adult 4BBB Open Sunday 29th October

HillTop Golf and Country Club will be conducting an open Junior/Adult 4BBB Medley Event on Sunday 29th October.

It will comprise a Shotgun Start at 10.30am, with $4,000 in prizes on offer, including a chance to win an EZGO golf cart, all you have to do is be the first to have a hole in one on the day.

Entry can be done on line by going to this website

Entries close on the 20th October and cost $60/pair, and pairs must be one adult and one junior. Juniors must be between the ages of 8 and 18 on the day of competition.

Flyer can be downloaded here for more information.