KEVIN DALTON and HELEN TEYS - 2019 WINTERSUN CHAMPIONS
Kevin Dalton and Helen Teys have won the 2019 Wintersun 72 Hole Championships determined after the final round of the Carnival played in Mackay.
Click on the "Story & Scores" button below to check the results for each event of the 2019 Wintersun Carnival and to read a brief story about how each round unfolded.
The Wintersun Veteran Golfers Carnival is held annually at four different golf courses in and around Mackay over nine days, starting as always on the first Monday in August.
Planning is already under way to organise the 2020 Wintersun Carnival, provisionally scheduled for 3rd - 11th August 2020.
Provisional Events: Proserpine, Sarina, Pioneer Valley and Mackay Golf Clubs:
Two rounds at Proserpine on Monday & Tuesday, 3rd & 4th August
18 holes at Sarina on Thursday 6th August
18 holes at Pioneer Valley on Friday 7th August
Two rounds at Mackay on Monday & Tuesday, 10th & 11th August.
*** Click on the Club Name to go to that Club's web site. ***
PROVISIONAL CARNIVAL SOCIAL CALENDAR
Monday 3rd August - Proserpine Golf Club
Live Music and Delicious Food from 4:30 to 7 pm - approx. $10 per head. If possible, please book on the day before your round.
Tuesday 4th August - Proserpine Golf Club
Presentation Lunch continuous from 12:30 pm - included in Proserpine Classic/Championship Entry Fee.
Thursday 6th August - Sarina Golf Club
Presentation Lunch after field finishes - included in Sarina Classic Entry Fee.
Friday 7th August - Pioneer Valley Golf Club
Lunch after field finishes or at half-time - included in Pioneer Valley Classic Entry Fee.
Tuesday 11th August - Mackay Golf Club
Carnival Presentation Dinner 7:00 for 7:30 pm - included in Mackay Classic/Championship Entry Fee.
**** Guests are welcome to attend social events for a nominal fee. ****
All events in the Tournament will be held under the auspices of the QVGU.
We urge you to consider joining us for this premier event of the Veteran golfing calendar.
For more information, contact the Tournament Director:
Tony Bell - Email: email@example.com Phone: (07) 4942 3652 Mob: 0437 826 220 or
Sue Rowlinson - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mob: 0438 787 295.
Draws for each competition will be published for your convenience on this web site or on the host club's web site several days prior to the event.
MOTORISED BUGGIES: The organisers will arrange the hire of all motorised buggies where requested. Please note, however, that at some courses, the availability of buggies is limited, and early nomination with your buggy request is suggested. All available carts will be controlled by the local Veterans Club through your nomination, so please do not try to book carts directly with the Clubs.
TEE TIMES: Whilst the organisers will make every effort to allocate a special tee time requested for medical reasons, we cannot guarantee that your request can be met. At both Proserpine and Mackay, players will be drawn in the morning field for one round and in the afternoon field for the other round, unless otherwise decided by the Tournament Committee.
THE GOLF COURSES: Click on the images below to be taken to the web pages of the participating Golf Clubs.
PROVISIONAL PROGRAM OF EVENTS 2020
Four round Championships – the prestige event of the Wintersun Carnival - Provisional Information.
Rounds 1 & 2 at Proserpine on Monday & Tuesday 3rd & 4th August 2020 (field limit 220)
Rounds 3 & 4 at Mackay on Monday & Tuesday 10th & 11th August 2020 (field limit 230)
Men: Single Stroke – Women: Single Stableford – Tee times from 6:30 am
Gross (Men only) and Nett events in three grades.
Proserpine and Mackay are holding 36 hole and 18 hole events in conjunction with the Championships. Nomination for the Championships includes your entry in the 36 and 18 hole events.
Players may nominate for Proserpine or Mackay only – refer to the Proserpine and Mackay events for detailed information.
You might like to play an advance round at Pioneer Valley and Proserpine before Wintersun, and perhaps stay on for a few days to play another local course in the Black Springs Veterans Open. Click the Club name to go to their web site.
Pioneer Valley Veterans Open – Provisionally Sat 18th July 2020 TBC.
Proserpine Women’s Open – Provisionally Fri 31st July 2020 TBC.
Proserpine Mixed Foursomes Open – Provisionally Sat 1st August 2020 TBC.
Proserpine Men’s Open – Provisionally Sun 2nd August 2020
Black Springs Veterans Open – Provisionally Fri 14th August 2020 TBC.
Many other North and Central Queensland clubs hold Veteran Golf events before and after Wintersun.
You can find details from the Queensland Veteran Golfers Union web site (Click Image):
MACKAY: every Monday – contact Pro Shop – (07) 4942 1362
PROSERPINE: every Tuesday – contact Pro Shop (07) 4945 1337
PIONEER VALLEY: every Thursday – ring Club – (07) 4959 1277
SARINA: every Thursday – ring Club – (07) 4956 1761
BLACK SPRINGS: every Thursday – ring Club – (07) 4952 6446
ACCOMMODATION FOR WINTERSUN
Looking for van park accommodation for Wintersun? You could check these out . . . .
Proserpine Tourist Park
79 - 83 Anzac Road, Proserpine 4800 - phone (07) 4945 0490 for bookings
Proserpine Show Grounds
Expected to be available from Wed 29 July $15/night including gas. Just choose your site - John or Lorna will find you for your fees. Inquiries can be made to Roger in the Pro Shop, phone (07) 4945 1337 after about April 2020.
Andergrove Van Park - Mackay
Phone - 1800 424 922 or (07) 4942 4922
Click on image above for the web site!
Nearby Events that you can play before Wintersun:
(Click on Club's name to go to that Club's web site)
Pioneer Valley Veterans Open
Provisionally Saturday 18th July 2020 - to be confirmed
Proserpine Women's, Mixed Foursomes and Men's Opens
Provisionally Friday 31st July - Sunday 2nd August 2020 - to be confirmed
And then stay on and play in the:
Black Springs Golf Club Veterans Open
Provisionally Friday 14th August 2020 - to be confirmed
Fee $35 includes lunch - closes Wednesday 5th August. Limited carts - phone to book.
Nomination Forms will be on the Club’s web site – www.blackspringsgolfcourse.com or (07) 4952 6446 or email@example.com.
The Wintersun Committees gratefully thank our sponsors and partners for their valued contribution to again ensure the success of this event - 26 years and still going strong.
To visit the web sites of our Naming Sponsor, click on the image below. Please also click on the sponsors' logos, which will also take you to their web pages, to see what services they can offer to you.