Annual General Meeting Held in October 2020.

44 members attended the Annual General Meeting of the Mackay Veteran Golfers Association Inc. which was held before the competition on Monday 12th October 2020, at the Mackay Golf Club.

The reports presented by the President, the Treasurer and the Captains were received and adopted by the meeting, as was the financial statement for the 2019-20 financial year.

As only one nomination was received for each of the executive positions, those people were declared elected to the relevant position:

  • President – Rowan Pert
  • Vice President (male) – David Dunkley
  • Vice President (female) – Lorraine Argus
  • Men’s Captain – Greg Lingard
  • Ladies’ Captain – Aileen Kenny
  • Secretary – Sue Rowlinson
  • Treasurer – Pat Crompton
  • Tournament Director – Tony Bell

Duncan Robertson and Elspit Mulherin were again appointed as  Patron and Patroness respectively of the Association for the year 2020/21, and Bill Cooper was again appointed as Accountant to the Association.

Incoming President, Rowan, thanked Russell Griffin for all his work for the Veterans over many many years.

Due to COVID, the Management Committee agreed no fees are payable by existing Veterans members for 2020/21, only new members to pay fees this year.  Affiliation fees for members will be paid out of existing funds.

There was some discussion regarding timing for reintroduction of Veterans competitions in the normal format with shotgun starts and presentations.  Advice has been received from the MGC Management Committee that normal Vets competitions would resume from January 2020 with 12 noon shotgun starts.  

There will be no Vets Christmas dinner this year, due to COVID restrictions, but the Vets breakup will be a shotgun start competition on 23 November 2020.