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Vets Summer Golf 2022

Aussie Home Loans Mackay – Summer of Golf – 2022/23

The Aussie Home Loans Mackay Veterans Summer of Golf will take place again this Summer, with a full season scheduled.

Seven rounds are scheduled to be played, commencing on Monday, 5th December, with a further two rounds to be played prior to Christmas. After a short break over the Christmas/New Year period, the competition will recommence on Monday, 9th January 2023 and will run through to the 30th January.

The weekly competition format is 18 Holes Medley Single Stableford, with prizes for the weekly winners and runners-up and a rundown based on numbers of players.

Aussie Home Loans Mackay are the sponsors of the event and provide weekly prizes to the winners as well as an overall prize for the 7 weeks of the competition. The Summer Season event has been well supported over the last few years, which shows that there are plenty of Veteran women and men golfers who wish to play all year round.

News from the AGM

Annual General Meeting Held in October 2022.

A good number of members attended the Annual General Meeting of the Mackay Veteran Golfers Association Inc. which was held before the competition on Monday 10th October 2022, 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 2021-22 financial year.

As only one nomination was received for each of the executive positions for the year 2022/23, those people were declared elected to the relevant position:

  • President – Rowan Pert
  • Vice President (male) – Wayne Butler
  • Vice President (female) – Sue McCarthy
  • Men’s Captain – John Crerar
  • Ladies’ Captain – Janet Ezzy
  • Secretary – Sue Rowlinson
  • Treasurer – Tony Bell
  • Tournament Director – Vacant

Elspit Mulherin was again appointed as Patroness of the Association for the year 2022/23, and Bill Cooper was again appointed as Auditor to the Association.

Minutes of AGM 2022

Interclub Final Round – Mackay

Sarina Wins 2022 Interclub Challenge.

The Sarina Vets team has won the 2022 MVGA Interclub Shield by 30 points from Mackay following the fourth and final round of the Interclub Challenge Shield which was held at the Mackay Golf course on Monday, 22nd August 2022.

A field of 110 players took to the fairways of the Mackay Golf Club, with teams of 13 players from Black Springs, 52 players from Mackay, 26 players from Sarina and 19 players from Pioneer Valley.

The Mackay team returned the best overall score for the day of 273 points, followed by Sarina on 258 points. Black Springs scored 248 points and Pioneer Valley scored 242 points.

The best score of the day for the men, 36 points on a countback, was shot by Pat Crompton (Mackay), Handicap 20, followed by Runner-up Herman Van Uitert (Sarina), Handicap 18, also with a score of 36 points. Third best score was returned by Pat Schick (Mackay), Handicap 14 with a score of 35 points.

The best score of the day for the ladies, 37 points, was shot by Robyn Arthur (Pioneer Valley), Handicap 21, followed by Runner-up Jenny Nancarrow (Black Springs), Handicap 36 – shooting 36 points on a count back. Third highest score was returned by Wendy Grendon (Mackay), Handicap 15, also with a score of 36 points.

Club Scores for Each Round:
Black Springs Vets212253279248
Mackay Vets248283252273
Sarina Vets280270278258
Pioneer Valley Vets227266241242

Progressive Club Scores for the Competition:

Black Springs Vets212465744992
Mackay Vets2485317831056
Sarina Vets2805508281086
Pioneer Valley Vets227493734976