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THE MAKING OF HISTORY
History was made on the first day of the 104th Easter Tournament with a hole in one on the Par 4 1st being scored by Brett Mayor. The ball landed on the green and tracked towards the hole but the end result was in doubt due to the gloomy conditions and persistent drizzle. Upon arriving at the green Brett's reaction and those of his playing partners confirmed to those watching with interest from the 1st tee that he had indeed accomplished a feat not recorded previously at Flinders during an official competition.
The tournament commenced on Good Friday with the Men's 4BBB Par event encountering somewhat inclement conditions with persistent rain and strong winds providing a challenge to both the AM and PM fields. Scott Bond and Allan Williams with +8 were the victors in the AM field that consisted of 38 pairs beating George Lyon and Syd Pomphrey also on +8. The PM field of 45 pairs was led in by Norm Cleland and Geoff Chambers with +7 on a countback from Phil Redley and Kevein Cairns on +7.
The early players in the Mixed Foursomes on Saturday were greeted with steady rain and with very little wind it took sometime for the weather to clear. Tony and Jane Kiel managed the conditions admirably with an excellent score of 41 points in the AM field narrowly giving them victory over Craig and Denise Kibby on 40 points. In the PM field Sandra Shiel and son Flinn followed up their good form in the Club mixed foursomes championship with a solid 38 points to edge out John and Aileen Smith on 36 points.
On Easter Sunday the Women's 4BBB Par field of 36 pairs was greeted by much brighter conditions with Michele Craigie and Sue Cutten combining for a solid +7, just edging out Angela Alcock amd Judy Sandner who scored +6.
Men's Easter Open field teed off on Monday in benign conditions which were soon
to change as a strong north easterly swept the course. With a small but
strong field assembled a close contest was envisaged and the final
result was as expected with three player tieing on 73, with a countback
providing Greg Wilson a follow up victory on his 2013 achievement over
Chris Morgan and Paul West. The best net score was Adrian Smith with a
fine round of 77 off a 9 handicap producing a net 68. The B and C grade
fields contested an individual stableford event with the B grade winner
being John Hall with 40 points and Neville Hall winning C grade with 35
points on a countback.
A small field of lady players contested for The Ladies Open Easter Championship on Tuesday. Several hours of continuous early morning rain deterred some players but the rain stopped right on cue for the 8.30am commencement of play and stayed away. Angela Dunn, now from Woodlands Golf Club was victorious with a score of 79. The best net score winner was Heather Cameron with an excellent round of 86 off a 15 handicap, producing a net 71. The B Grade winner was Jan Andrews from Kew Golf Club, Jan took out both the gross and the net prize.
Visitors to Flinders are welcome to come and enjoy the comfort and friendly service provided in our fully licensed award-winning clubhouse.
Visitors are greeted with superb views of Bass Strait and Phillip Island from the lounge area located on the second level of the clubhouse and can to choose to enjoy the view over a light meal, a glass of wine or an espresso coffee.
* Neat casual dress code
* Light lunches are served on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday between 11.30am - 3pm
* BBQ on the Deck/in the Clubhouse - available for groups (min of 20 - must be pre booked)
* Twilight Golf & BBQ - on select Friday nights during Daylight Savings.
CLUBHOUSE OPEN FOR LUNCH ROAST NIGHT - TUESDAY6 MAY SENSATIONAL SEAFOOD - 15 MAY
Come and join us at the Clubhouse every Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday / Sunday throughout the year and enjoy a light lunch with fantastic views of Bass Strait & Phillip Island. Lunch is available between 11am - 3pm. Everyone welcome!
THE FIRST TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH IS NOW 'ROAST NIGHT'
A delicious 2 course Roast is available for dinner (6pm - 8:30pm) the first Tuesday of every month. Includes freshly carved Roast Pork and either Roast Lamb or Beef followed by fresh fruit and ice cream - all this for just $20 per person.
Bookings are open NOW at the office.
THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH IS NOW 'SEAFOOD NIGHT'
Our next sensational Seafood Night will be on 15 May. There will be lots of great meals cooked by our own Chef Graham whose specialty is seafood. Graham has cooked internationally for well known artists such as Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman and others. This will be an a la carte meal and we hope to see you there. Call Judi on 5989 0583 to make your booking.
CLUBHOUSE OPEN FOR LUNCH
ROAST NIGHT - TUESDAY6 MAY
SENSATIONAL SEAFOOD - 15 MAY
THE VOICE OF GOLF ON THE PENINSULA The Flinders Golf Club is the Voice of Golf on the Mornington Peninsula on 3rpp (98.7FM). We sponsor and participate as guest host in the very popular sports show "The Locker Room" every Saturday morning. We discuss golf news from around the peninsula and of course spend plenty of time talking about our great club. We hope you'll be listening and would welcome any suggestions you may have for discussion.
THE VOICE OF GOLF ON THE PENINSULA
The Flinders Golf Club is the Voice of Golf on the Mornington Peninsula on 3rpp (98.7FM). We sponsor and participate as guest host in the very popular sports show "The Locker Room" every Saturday morning. We discuss golf news from around the peninsula and of course spend plenty of time talking about our great club. We hope you'll be listening and would welcome any suggestions you may have for discussion.