Vets News - November 2017


November Monthly Medal Winners

Congratulations to the November Monthly Medal winners conducted on 2/11/2017 who were:



Division 1                             Division 2                              Division 3

Winner –  Michael Soich       Winner – Bunny Lowther        Winner – Alan Descovich (OCB)

R/Up – Bob Rogers (OCB)    R/Up – Eddie Keane (OCB)   R/Up – Andrew Edwards   


Winner – Carol Pearce (OCB)           R/Up – Irene Greer


Medal of Medals

The winners of the Medal of Medals for 2017 were:

Men – Bob Rogers

Ladies – Carol Pearce

Congratulations to both Bob and Carol.


Albert and Logan 2018 Events

The dates and venues for the 2018 Albert and Logan District Veterans Golfers Association Teams and Single (Championship) events have now been established.


To assist people, who wish to compete in these events in 2018, with planning for their attendance, details of the competition days are displayed below.  It is possible that, due to unforeseen circumstances some changes may occur.


2018 Teams Events                                          2018 Individual Events

Rd. 1 Carbrook GC on 20 April 2018           Rd. 1 Mt Warren Park GC on 13 July 2018

Rd. 2 Meadowbrook GC on 14 May 2018    Rd. 2 Redland Bay GC on 17 August 2018

Rd. 3 Riverlakes GC 20 June 2018              Rd. 3 Windaroo Lakes GC on 21 September 2018


Queensland Veterans Golf Union Fees

Financial members of Carbrook Golf Club who are 55 years or over for men and 50 years or over for women are eligible to join the Carbrook Veteran Golfers.  Membership costs $10.00 for the year and provides a Queensland Veteran Golf Union (QVGU) Inc card which enables veteran golfers to compete in veteran golfing competitions throughout Queensland.   Membership is based on a calendar year commencing 1 January  to 31 December of each year.


From 14 December 2017, last event for 2017, membership fees for 2018 may be paid. 2017 Membership fees paid between now and 14 December will only provide Carbrook Veteran Golfer membership until the last event for 2017.  Facilities for 2018 membership payment will be available on 14 December.


Redland Bay 2017 Challenge

The second round of the event was conducted at Carbrook Golf Club on Friday 26 October.     Carbrook Vets did win the day but unfortunately, once again, when the scores for the two-day Challenge were tallied, Carbrook Vets were narrowly defeated by the Redland Bay Golf Club Vets. It must be our turn next year?


Christmas Break up Event

On 14 December, the last event for 2017, an Elimination Ambrose competition will be followed by the presentation to the 2017 award winners and a Christmas break up lunch function.  2017 financial Carbrook Veteran Golfers will be eligible to participate in this event.   



Date Claimers

The remaining noteworthy events/competitions for 2017 and commencing 2018 are:

  • 23 November – Albert and Logan District Veteran Golfers Association Inv. AGM at Carbrook (Single Stableford competition, 8.00 am shotgun start)
  • 14 December – Trophy presentation/Christmas function, Lunch provided (Elimination Ambrose, Shotgun start)
  • 4 January 2018 – First competition event for 2018, Single Stableford.

The Editor