It is important to check your accounts before this date.
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Members please note that prize vouchers held in Member's accounts for more than 2 years will be forfeited if not redeemed by 30th June 2016.
It is important to check your accounts before this date.
The Men's Fourball Championships concluded on 20th February 2016.
Congratulations to the winners -
Scratch winners were Ben Hillard and Greg McMillan. Runners Up Grant Cooper and Michael Coutman.
Nett winners were Peter Dyer and Ian Campbell . Nett Runners Up were Jack Beckler and Rudi Medz.
Another highlight during the Championships was on 20th March when Steve Monk made a fantastic albatross on the 16th hole.
The Waratah Cup relaces the Easter Cup this year and is to be played on Saturday 19th March. Entries close on 9th March. The normal Club competition will be played in conjunction on the day.
As Good Friday falls on the last Friday of the month, we have moved the end of month raffles to Friday 18th March. The bistro will also be open on 18th March instead of 25th March. Please note your diaries of the changes.
The draw due on 25th March will now be held on Thursday 24th March.
We hope all Members had a great Xmas and a happy new year break.
Hopefully we will all have a healthy and prosperous year over the next 12 months.
2016 looms as an important period for Waratah Golf Club in terms of consolidation of our business and improvement of the Club's current financial position.
Due to the inclement weather the January monthly medal has been deferred until Saturday 16th January.
The course was actually under water and closed until today due to flooding from Cockle Creek - see photo.
We look forward to getting players back on the course which is regarded as one of the best in the Hunter Region.
Members please note draw for Saturday 9th January '16 will take place on Wednesday 30th December '15, 4 & 6pm
There will be no draw for Boxing Day. A time sheet will go onto the computer at 4pm Friday 18th December for those wanting to play in the comp. A walk up start will also be in place.
For January 2nd 2016, the draws will be at 4 & 6pm on Wednesday 23rd December.
There will be no end of month draw in December, keep your tickets for January draw. See front page of this website for further details.
Members please note that it has been decided to make available limited times for Members to play before and after the contestants in the W E Alexander Open event conducted on Saturday 10 October 2015.
Interested players not entered for the W E Alexander will be able to access the kiosk computer from 4.00pm tomorrow, 2 October 2015 to enter names for the Member's competition to be conducted in conjunction. The times allocated will be from 6.30am to 7.52 am and from 10.30am.
This will be on a first in first served basis for the available times with entry to be completed in person at the club.
Now that spring is here we have some exciting golf events coming up.
First is the Pro Am event to be conducted on Saturday 3 October 2015. This will be shotgun starts at 7.00am and 12.00pm.
As this will be conducted on the normal 7 day members day, the match committee has deemed that preference for times will be extended to 7 day members. We also encourage lady members to nominate on the time sheets as it will be a great day.
The next big event will be the W E Alexander 4 person ambrose sponsor's day held on 9 October 2015. Nominations may be made in the club house near the bar area. Cost is $30.00 per player which includes dinner following golf.
The W E Alexander Open Championships will be played on 10th & 11th October 2015. A decision has been made to open up handicap limits above the 10.7 handicap limit as noted on the poster advertising the event. There will be limited tee times for members to participate in a member's competition on Saturday 10 October 2015.
There will not be a member's time sheet draw on Friday 25 September. The next member's draws will be conducted on Friday 2 October for the member's competition on 10 October, and a draw on 9 October for the 3 rounds of the club championships.
Normal Friday night draws will then recommence on Friday 30 October 2015.
Finally condolences to the Butler family following the passing of our good member Mary Butler.
Green renovations will start from next Monday 24 August and depending on weather it is anticipated they will be back to normal in four weeks in readiness for the Pro Am and W. E. Alexander.
Congratulations Greg McMillan on winning the Regional Championships held at Hawks Nest last weekend. As well, Greg combined with Michael Coutman, Ben Hillard and Brian Carmichael to win the Sandy Cameron Shield as the leading Club Team for Waratah. The guys were part of the N.D.G.A. team that won the inter district title in the regional championships…..WELL DONE!
We advise that Membership Fees are now due.
If you are paying by direct credit you will note that the details recorded on the remittance advice at the bottom of the subscription renewal notice has the A/C Name "Newcastle Golf Club" recorded.
This was taken off a template that Micropower had copied from details held which referred to Newcastle Golf Club's record.
Although the name should be Waratah Golf Club, the BSB of 062-802 and A/C: 10003188 is correct and should be used if you elect to pay by direct credit.
Please also note that a 1.5% EFT charge is applied if payment is effected by credit card.
EFT charge of 0.5% is applied to payment from cheque or savings accounts
We advise that commencing on 26th June 2015 we will be reverting to membership draws at 4.00pm & 6.00pm.
This is in response to feedback received by members.
Member's Friday night cash draw has now reached $700.00 which is drawn following the 6.00pm meat raffles.
To be eligible you need to put your name on a separate sheet and be in the Club House at the time of the draw.
Good luck and good golfing.
Membership subscription notices for the 2015/16 year are now available for collection at the club.
If not collected in the next week, they will be posted out.
Please note that a family membership discount is available for a husband and wife if subscription
fees are paid in full before 1st July 2015.
The discount applies to the membership component only and where both parties are 7 and 6 day members.
The discount does not apply where either party is classified as loyalty members.