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Mid Season – Golfer of the Year Ladder

We are now at the mid-season break and the Golfer of the year competition is starting to tighten up Tony Jones and Ian Norman have established a handy lead but have a solid field chasing them. For the detailed ladder visit the GoY site

Venue Swap in OCTOBER from Southern to Latrobe

Please note that there has been a venue swap between Latrobe and Southern in October. Southern has been granted to be hosts of Master of the Amateurs in January 2023 and will need to do some coring and renovations in October this year. Therefore we have swapped the dates for the Southern game with the Latrobe game. The new schedule …

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Vale Rod Perrin

Vale – Rod Perrin aged 97 (13 Jan 1925 – 8 May 2022) Rod was a founding member of the District & a Life Member. For those that may not know, Rod attended the inaugural meeting where the creation of the Melbourne District was proposed and was elected to the Committee at that meeting. A few years following the establishment …

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Top 100 Courses

Australia Golf Digest has just released their guide to Australia Top 100 courses. You might note that the MDVGA play approximately 12 of these courses as listed Australia’s Top 100 Courses – MDVGA (mdvetgolf.org)

Melbourne Versus the Hume District – Updated Scoreline

The annual 4BBB event of Melbourne District vs Hume District was held at Gisborne on last Monday 24th January 2022. Nineteen pairs from each District participated in a very close competition with Melbourne District winning 10 matches to Hume District’s 9 matches. This is an updated score line due to a transcription error which reversed one the of results. The …

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GOLF AUSTRALIA COMMUNICATION REGARDING COVID-19

Dated 16 December 2021 Dear Victorian Golf Clubs and Facilities, As announced by the Victorian Government yesterday, the Open Premises Order commenced at 11.59pm on 15 December 2021 and ends at 11.59pm on 12 January 2022. Golf Operations Advice: Clause 28 of the Pandemic Open Premises Order relates to Physical Recreation Facilities. Clause 14 (1) (b) (ii) of Schedule 2 …

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2021 Presidents Message

Another year has come to an end and hopefully we can return to some normality next year in relation to our events timetable. Peninsula/Kingswood 23.5.22 Rosebud 20.6.22 Patterson River 8.8.22 This is in direct response to the results of the members survey , which included  that additional courses be added to the roster including mornington peninsula that a mix of team events …

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Melbourne district vs Hume district at Gisborne 24 January 2022

The Presidents Invitational – Melbourne district vs Hume district is on again at Gisborne Golf Club on Monday 24 January 2002 The timesheet booking is being used to collect the names of the 20 pairs (40 players) so please if you are interested in playing in the challenge, register your name as soon as possible. Bookings are now open The …

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Further to our preliminary Notice of AGM of the 22nd September, our Annual General Meeting is to be held on Monday 6th December 2021 at Keysborough Golf Club after completion of the round. Business: To confirm the Minutes of the Annual Meeting held on 19 October 2020 To consider and if thought fit to adopt the Annual Report, Balance Sheet and …

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Vaccination Certificates

Members In order to play at events in the near future you must be able to show your Vaccination Certificates and you will be able to do this in the following ways The Medicare App on your phone The Victorian Government Service App – linked to Medicare Hard Copy (Paper)  The current indication is that the Service Victoria App will …

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