• The Melbourne District Veteran Golfers Association Inc.

    • Match Report - Kew Golf Club - December 5 - End of Year Event

      122 players attended today at Kew Golf Club for the final event of the year. It was great to see so many members in attendance to congratulate the winners of all events. For match report - click here

      The course was in very good condition following the recent changes and improvements to the course. Thank you to Kew GC for donating 3 prizes of 4 games of golf for nearest the pin prizes.

      Today it was a team’s event with best three Stableford scores on each hole to count. Major Events and Results for 2016 presented on final day at Kew.

      Congratulations to all winners detailed below.

    • Details of Major Events



      Runner up


      Club Championship
      (Two rounds Stroke)  Malcolm Macpherson Plate

      Michael Taylor - Yering Meadows


      Cranbourne 84
      Long Island 83
      Gross 167



      Leon Lagerewskij
      Kon Thalassinos

      83, 89 Gross 172
      84, 88 Gross 172

      Handicap Bowl
      (Two rounds Stableford)  Bill Edgar Memorial Trophy

      Laurie Miller - Northern


      Yarra Yarra 37 pts
      Comm 34 pts
      Total 71 pts



      Greg Perryman - Kew

      Sford score - 33, 34
      Total 67 pts

      Golfer of the Year
      Points awarded for top scores from each event

      Eifion Thomas - Keysborough


      42 GOY points on c/b



      Tony Bajoras -Northern

      42 GOY points


      Special Awards

      Presented in recognition of members good golfing efforts during the year.

      Conditions applied:

      •  Major prize winners are not eligible to win a Special prize
      •  No one can win multiple Special prizes
      •  Only members in attendance can win a Special prize

      Best eight rounds Stableford

      Tony Bajoras (Northern)

      Eifion Thomas (Keysborough)

      Graham Freestone (Kew)

      290 points

      283 points

      282 points

      Not eligible, major prize winner

      Not eligible, major prize winner

      Bottle of wine

      Highest attendance of games including Kew

      Bernie Handke (Gisborne)

      20 incl Kew

      Bottle of wine

      Best average Stableford score, played six or more games

      Max VanHelden (Kew)

      33.5 points

      Bottle of wine


    • Teams Event Winners

      Winners with 122 points Aggregate - Russell Scott (30) Kew, Trevor Drew (21) Camberwell, Leigh Jacobsen (20) Kew and Ian Norman (25) Lakeside

      Runners- up team - Bottle of Wine each

      114 pts Aggregate – Cecil Bailey (13) Spring Valley, Laurie Green (29) Latrobe, Frank Ward (18) Rosanna and Brian McGrath (18) Yarra Yarra

      Nearest the Pins - Kew GC games of golf for four voucher

      • Hole 11 Paul Campbell (Settlers Run) 115cm
      • Hole 14 John Heathcote (Settlers Run) 140cm
      • Hole 18 Rod Prior (Waverley) 716cm
      • Money Hole $50 Hole 4 Peter McBeth (Devil Bend) 304cm

      Special thanks to Barry Murphy for donating four bottles of his wine for the lucky card draw won by John Baxter, Ian Roadknight, Bruce Maple and Rod Prior


    • Thank you to Kew GC for donating 3 prizes of 4 games of golf for nearest the pin prizes.

      A special welcome to new members playing their first game with us today are Laurie Green from Latrobe, Paul Howard from Settlers Run and Graeme Moon from Northern.