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Hill Top & Mooroopna win 2011 Summer Pennant Finals

 Tuesday, March 15, 2011
2011 Summer Pennant

Last Sunday summer pennant concluded at Shepparton GC with Hill Top and Mooroopna GC's being victorious with a 3 /2 result in both matches.

In Section 1 Hill Top started on fire with a 5&4 then 5&3 results from their first two matches and it was Darryl Phillips and Peter Baird who won the deciding match 3&2 to ensure back to back flags for Hill Top.  Performance of the day went to Arthur Gledhill or as he used to be known to his junior mates "The Weak Grey Carp" from Hill Top who was only 5 over the card through 14 holes playing off his 18 handicap. 


In Section 2 both Mooroopna and Kialla had two convincing wins each and thus it was left to the No1 pairings to decide the contest.  Mooroopna Club Captain Peter VanTiggelen and partner Brad O'Brien held their nerve against Jordy Geisler and Dick Hutchinson to win 2&1 and give Mooroopna the contest.

It was great to see 9 junior golfers represented in the two finals and judging by their performances each of the finalists have many more years of success to come.

Thanks go to each of the clubs for their hospitality during the series and to the course curators who presented the courses in fantastic condition.  Thanks also to Hill Top GC for stepping in at late notice to host the semi finals.

Geoff Devine
GVDGA Captain

The finalists for this season's Summer 4Ball pennant were decided in the rain at Hill Top yeasterday with Rich River set to take on Hill Top in Section 1 and in Section 2 Mooroopna does battle with Kialla.

Matches kick off at Shepparton GC this Sunday, 6th March with Section 1 at 8am then Section 2 at 8:45.

Semi Finals in Section 1 were both decided with a 3 / 2 result with matches going down the last hole on each occasion to decide the winner.  In Section 2 it was a little more clear cut with a 4 /1 result eventuating in both matches.

Good luck to all teams competing this Sunday.

Final - Shepparton GC    Sunday 6th March
Section 1   Section 2
1st tee 8:00am Rich River v Hill Top   1st tee 8:45am Kialla v Mooroopna

Results from Sunday's Semi Finals at Hill Top are as follows:

Semi Final - Hill Top GC    Sunday 27th Feb
Section 1   Section 2
Valley View 2 Rich River 3   Nagambie 1 Mooroopna 4
Hill Top 3 Numurkah 2   Kialla 4 Tallygaroopna 1

Final Home & Away Ladders

Section 1

Ladder W L D B Games Points
Valley View 4 2 0 1 17 8
Hill Top 3 2 1 1 16.5 7
Numurkah 3 2 1 1 16 7
Rich River 2 2 2 1 15 6
Mooroopna 2 2 2 1 13.5 6
Ky Parkland 1 3 2 1 14.5 4
Rushworth 1 3 2 1 12.5 4

Section 2

Ladder W L D B Games Points
Nagambie 5 1 0 1 19 10
Kialla 4 1 1 1 18.5 9
Tallygaroopna 3 2 1 1 14 7
Mooroopna 2 2 2 1 15 6
Numurkah 1 2 3 1 14 5
Shepparton 1 3 2 1 13 4
Merrigum 0 5 1 1 11.5 1

Results by Round

Section 1   Section 2
Rd1   Rd1
Valley View 4 v Rushworth 1   Kialla 5 v Tallygaroopna 0
Hill Top 3 v Ky Parkland 2   Nagambie 3.5 v Shepparton 1.5
Rich River 3.5 v Numurkah 1.5   Mooroopna 2.5 v Numurkah 2.5
Mooroopna Bye   Merrigum Bye
Rd2   Rd2
Valley View 3.5 v Rich River 1.5   Kialla 3.5 v Nagambie 1.5
Hill Top 3.5 v Mooroopna 1.5   Numurkah 3 v Merrigum 2
Ky Parkland 2.5 v Rushworth 2.5   Shepparton 3.5 v Mooroopna 1.5
Numurkah Bye   Tallygaroopna Bye
Rd3   Rd3
Numurkah 4 v Valley View 1   Nagambie 4 v Tallygaroopna 1
Rushworth 3 v Hill Top 2   Numurkah 2.5 v Shepparton 2.5
Mooroopna 3 v Ky Parkland 2   Mooroopna 3 v Merrigum 2
Rich River Bye   Kialla Bye
Rd4   Rd4
Mooroopna 3 v Numurkah 2   Mooroopna 3.5 v Kialla 1.5
Hill Top 3.5 v Valley View 1.5   Tallygaroopna 3 v Merrigum 2
Ky Parkland 3.5 v Rich River 1.5   Nagambie 3 v Numurkah 2
Rushworth Bye   Shepparton Bye
Rd5   Rd5
Hill Top 2.5 v Rich River 2.5   Numurkah 2 2.5 v Kialla 2.5
Mooroopna 1 2.5 v Rushworth 2.5   Merrigum 2.5 v Shepparton 2.5
Numurkah 1 2.5 v Ky Parkland 2.5   Tallygaroopna 2.5 v Mooroopna 2 2.5
Valley View Bye   Nagambie Bye
Rd6   Rd6
Hill Top 2 v Numurkah 3   Numurkah 1.5 v Tallygaroopna 3.5
Rich River 3.5 v Rushworth 1.5   Kialla 3 v Shepparton 2
Valley View 4 v Mooroopna 1   Nagambie 4 v Merrigum 1
Ky Parkland Bye   Mooroopna Bye
Rd7   Rd7
Valley View 3 v Ky Parkland 2   Kialla 3 v Merrigum 2
Rich River 2.5 v Mooroopna 2.5   Tallygaroopna 4 v Shepparton 1
Numurkah 3 v Rushworth 2   Nagambie 3 v Mooroopna 2
Hill Top Bye   Numurkah Bye

If there are any queries regarding results please contact Geoff Devine on 0459 105 153.

GVDGA Course Ratings

 Monday, March 14, 2011

Course Ratings - Update

A new addition to the Notice Board blog is the results of the recent course ratings, completed using the new USGA methods.
As courses are rated, this list will be updated with the latest findings.

Please note, these are un-official and will be ratified by GolfVic.

Graeme Stevens
Course Rating Co-ordinator

Cobram Barooga Events

 Monday, March 14, 2011
Cobram-Barooga have several torunaments lined up for the avid golfer in the next couple of months.

The Monster Bash is on again on the 24th March. Shotgun starts at 8am and 12.30pm.
If you would like to know more, check out the flyer below.

They will also be conducting there Easter Tournament between the 22nd and 26th of April. Entry fees are $20/day for singles events, further details from the flyer below.

It's time for the Seniors to dust off their clubs and get into the swing between the 9th and 12th of May, further details from the flyer.

Monster Bash Flyer
Easter Tournament Flyer

Seniors Tournament Flyer.

Veterans New for February 2011

 Saturday, February 19, 2011
The Results for the 14th Feb have been posted on the Veterans Webpage.

Weekend Wrap, Ivo's

 Friday, February 18, 2011

Northern GC Open. 2011

James Zappelli, Cobram Barooga Gc. James put in a great day to pick up the honors with a low finish. 137, 7 under the card. Terry Vogel stepped into second place with a solid 68 in the afternoon. Terry finished the day on 141. Ashley blake finished in the middle of the field on 154.

Box Hill GC Open. 2011

Ashley Blake, Shepparton GC. Ashley put this hand up for the Gv. Opening day with a 4 under, 67. At lunch the Gv was sitting well with Ash & Terry (68)1&2 at the top of the leadersboard. The afternoon went well for the Gv duo, Ash 66, Terry 68. All was looking comfortable until Tom Gowers, delivered his card to the scores, 63 for Tom, forcing a playoff. Ash & Tom tied on 133, 9 under. 
The playoff went to the 3rd hole, with Tom placing a pitch to a tap in length. Unfortunate end to a terrific days golf for the young Shepparton player with a future which is going to be interesting to watch unfold.

A small note which was noticed whilst at Box Hill Gc, Sunday. The Gv players must like at course, we have collected the trophy 3 of the last 5 years, Ash almost made it 4 from 5. Vogel 2007, Lyle 2008, Dixon 2010.
Congratulations to the gvdga squad for a positive weekend.

Good golfing. The Spectator. 

Pennant Washout Update

 Thursday, February 10, 2011
Due to the condition of the courses last week, all matches in the Summer 4BBB competition were cancelled.

After due consideration, all teams that were meant to play last Sunday will be given 1 point each, except for the team that had the Bye.

An updated Ladder will be posted after this weekend's round of matches.

Jack Wilson wins 2011 Rich River Trainee Pro Tournament

 Friday, February 04, 2011
Coca Cola Rich River Trainee Championship


Jack Wilson has taken out the 2011 Rich River Trainee Pro Tournament, winning by 4 shots from the nearest competitors. Jack shot 12 under in winning the tournament.

Second place was three way tie with Toby Wilcox, Matt Stone, and Ben Ford all on 280, 8 under the card.



Position Member Name State Par Rd1 Rd2 Rd3 Rd4 Score Prize money
1 JACK WILSON V -12 70 69 68 69 276


2 Toby Wilcox V -8 71 69 70 70 280


2 Matt Stone Q -8 68 71 70 71 280


2 Ben Ford VIC -8 70 69 70 71 280


5 Quinton Howe V -7 69 73 70 69 281


6 Kris O'sullivan Q -4 76 69 70 69 284


7 Paul Hayden Q -3 74 71 69 71 285


8 Benjamin L. Fletcher QLD -1 74 69 74 70 287


9 John Corbett S 0 72 73 71 72 288


10 Timothy Steele N 1 73 72 73 71 289


GV holds it's own in State Squad.

 Sunday, January 30, 2011
The GV has 3 players in this years Victorian State Squad.

Terry Vogel.      Cobram Barooga
Aaron Coates    Rich River
Ashley Blake.    Shepparton

Ashley Umbers & Jack Wilson have moved into the Pro ranks, they were both members of last years state teams. (State team & Colts)

The squad has 18 members which will make up 2 teams, the state team & the under 24 colts team.

Congratulations to our 3 players and we wish them well for the coming year.

2011 GVDGA 4BBB Summer Pennant

 Thursday, January 06, 2011
Team Sheets, Results Sheets, and conditions of competition have been posted on the the Pennant webpage.

2010 GVDGA Senior Player of the Year Announced.

 Sunday, January 02, 2011

2010 GVDGA Senior Player of the Year Award

The Goulburn Valley District Golf Association would like to congratulate James Zappelli for winning the 2010 GVDGA Senior Player of the Year Award.

The award takes into account the number of events played by our senior district members, and their rankings in each event entered. In 2011, it is hoped to expand the award to other members of the GVDGA, in both Junior and Handicap divisions.

The aim of the award is to encourage members of each district club to enter events throughout our district, and the rest of the state.

Special thanks to Custom Golf who donated the prize of a set of GolfPride Multi-Compond grips (red and black).

Next year the GVDGA hopes to run a more formal trophy with a far larger
prize pool.

Congratulations to James, who's effort this year has be outstanding, and to
those who have made the effort this year to play more events and develop
their game.

A full run down of points is available on this link.

I wish you all the best for 2011.

Good Golfing
Jeremy Rath