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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

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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.

GVDGA - GVLGA Amalgamation

 Saturday, July 29, 2017

GVDGA - GVLGA Amalgamation Gets the Green Light.

At a combined meeting of delegates from the GVDGA and the GVLGA on Thursday night, the delegates voted to amalgamate the two District Associations into one combined Association, named the Goulburn Murray Golf Association.

The meeting was chaired by Simon Brookhouse, CEO of Golf Victoria.

The name reflects that nearly 50% of the current members of the Associations are registered at the three resort courses along the Murray River, and retaining Goulburn for our heritage.

A new committee has been elected to take the reigns of the GMGA Inc, and all clubs are asked to support the new administration for the future of golf in the region.

In the interim, the GVDGA and the GVLGA will continue to organise the respective golf competitions in the district, and work with the new committee in the transition to the new entity.

Copies of the new constitution are available on the website, under the Amalgamation heading on the menu bar.

Graeme Stevens

Secretary

GVDGA/GVLGA Amalgamation Committee.


2017 Winter Pennant Winners

 Saturday, July 29, 2017

2017 GVDGA Winter Pennant Results

All the results and photos of the winning teams are now available on the Pennant Webpage, click here to be redirected to the webpage.

2017 GVDGA Championship at Hilltop

 Wednesday, July 05, 2017

2017 GVDGA Championship at Hilltop 20th August 2017


Event 1      GV Championship 36 Hole Scratch

Event 2      Runner Up (Event 1)

Event 3      GV Junior Championship 36 Holes Scratch – U18

Event 4      B Grade 36 Holes Scratch

Event 5      A Grade 36 Holes Handicap

Event 6      B Grade 36 Holes Handicap

Event 7      GV Sub Junior Championship U15 (18 holes AM) $15

                   U15 entrants can continue in 36 hole field if they wish          Tick if yes.

Event 8      Junior U15 Handicap (18 holes AM)

Event 9      Handicap (18 Hole Special Event) PM (Carts Allowed) $15

Event 10    Nearest the Pin’s

*One major trophy per player. (Exception) the Junior Champion shall be eligible to win Event 1.  The Sub Junior Champion shall be eligible to win Event 3.

Other events may be played for at the discretion of the executive committee.

Entry Fee $30.00

Starting Times:       36 hole and 18 hole event’s          from 7.30 am

                                    18 hole special event                      from 11.00am

Draw Notified:         www.gvdga.org.au   

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Special General Meeting GVDGA and GVLGA Inc

 Saturday, July 01, 2017

Special General Meeting GVDGA and GVLGA Inc


A Special General Meeting of the GVDGA and the GVLGA Inc, has been called for on the 27th July, 7pm, at the Shepparton Golf Club.

Could all clubs please inform me if they are attending and who the Ladies and Men's Delegates are for your club.

Further details are on the Amalgamation Update webpage

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Team App has arrived

 Wednesday, June 21, 2017

GVDGA Team App has arrived!


Many of you would have had some experience with Team App, the application you can get on your smart phone to check the latest information from a wide range of sources.

The GVDGA recently launched its Team App site, so you can keep up to date with the latest news from the district, pennant, and other notifications as required in the district.

To find out how to connect to this new information source, simply download the following instructions and follow them to load Team App onto your smart phone.

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