Vets News - October 2018


On 18 October the Carbrook Veteran Golfers are holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM). At that meeting all Office Bearer committee positions will be vacated and the 2018/19 committee formed from the nominations received. Notification of the AGM can be found on the Carbrook notice boards.


Nominations for positions can now be made by using the specific forms which can be obtained from the Secretary, Shane Porter.


Committee positions are:
President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Captain, Vice-Captain and Committee Members.

An overview of the roles associated with these positions can be found on the Carbrook Golf Club web site. Please talk to any of the current committee members if you have any questions about a position and the process for nomination and election.

Completed nominations forms will need to be received by Shane Porter by 4 October.

The AGM will follow a closed 4 ball Elimination Ambrose competition. Lunch will be provided by the Vets Committee.

Your nomination for Committee positions will be most welcome.


September Monthly Medal Winners
Congratulations to the August monthly medal winners who were:
Division 1                           Division 2                                    Division 3
Winner - Bob Rogers         Winner - Jeff O'Donnell               Winner - Mike Fitter
R/Up - David Brown           R/Up - Bunny Lowther                R/Up - Bryce Aldred (Visitor)

Ladies Winner - Chris Smith

R/Up - Dianne O'Donnell


Spring Championships
The two rounds of the Spring Championships were conducted during September.
Congratulations to the winners and runners up who were:

John O'Shannessey and Brent Pattison - 81 and 74 - Total 155 Stableford points.
Runners Up
Jeff O'Donnell and Jeff Dean - 69 and 81 - Total 150 Stableford points.


Albert and Logan District Singles Championships
The final round of the competition was conducted at Windaroo GC on Wednesday 21 September.
Conditions were not good on the day but that did not stop Gail Hayes and Sandra Brown from taking out the Ladies first and second places respectively. Congratulations to them both.


Ormiston Rise, Tranquil Waters Challenge
The third round of the 2018 Challenge was conducted at Meadowbrook G. C. on Monday 10 September. Carbrook representatives played well with Carbrook attaining second place on the day.
The final round of the challenge will be conducted at Redland Bay G. C. on Friday 26 October.


Redland Bay Challenge
The Redland Bay Challenge was conducted at Carbrook Golf Course on Thursday 27 September. A field of 135 players participated with 34 Vets from Redland Bay G.C competing.
The outcome was close with Carbrook Vets coming out in front by a small margin. The second and final round of the challenge will be conducted at Redland Bay on Monday 29 October 2018. Please let Lois and or Glen know if you wish to represent Carbrook Vets on the day.

Away Game - Emerald Lakes
On Friday 28 September 51 Vets enjoyed a pleasant round of golf at the Emerald Lakes Golf Course on the Gold Coast. Contributing factors to the success of the day were that the course was in good condition, it was a fine sunny day and the staff at the course made us all feel most welcome. Those who attended did enjoy the day.

Thanks to those who participated and contributed much to the success of the day. We look forward to having you and other members of the Vets participate next year.
Most people scored well and the winners in each of the three grades were:

Men's division 1 - Michael Soich (Defending winner from last year).
Men's division 2 - Graham Wright
Ladies - Denise Cox

Congratulations to the winners and the other place getters.


Upcoming Events, Date Claimers
4 October Carbrook Open Day - sponsored by Logan City Council and Carbrook Golf Club.

18 October The Vets AGM is to be conducted, lunch provided.

26 October Final round of the Ormiston Rise Challenge at Redland Bay G.C.

29 October Redland Bay Challenge at Redland Bay G.C.

The Editor