GV Women's Captains' & Presidents' Day

27 November 2017

The GV Women’s Captains' & Presidents' Day provides an opportunity for women who serve clubs as committee members the opportunity to play golf and exchange ideas with women from other clubs who performs similar roles. At the same time, it is an opportunity for Golf Victoria to thank all the women whose contribution helps GV to communicate important event information to other club members and/or to deliver GV events at their clubs.

This event is also the occasion to present the trophies for the Mona Macleod Brooch winners, which is an event that is well supported by all clubs across the State.

The event will include a post lunch meeting. During this meeting the attendees will be informed about changes in the conditions of 2017 Women’s events and discuss matters related to the women’s golf.

Presentation
2016 Women's Captains' & Presidents' luncheon

Player Information

Date: Monday 27 November 2017
Venue: Rosanna Golf Club
Format: 18-Hole Canadian Foursomes Stableford
Eligibility: Current Women's Captain and President. In the event that either the Captain and/or President are unable to attend, another member of the Committee/Board of the club may be nominated.
Entry Fee: $45 per person (Golf & Lunch/Meeting), $35 per person (Lunch/Meeting Only) - both inc GST

Entries Open: Friday 13 October 2017
Entries Close: 5:00pm on Friday 17 November 2017
Note: Maximum field for golf of 100 players, entries taken on as received basis.

Event Organiser: Michelle Hui (Golf Events Manager)
E-mail: michelle.hui@golfvic.org.au
Phone: (03) 8545 6207

News & Results

2016 Full Results

2016 Women's Winners
L-R: Catherine Carder, Mary Morgan, Shirley Roberts & Kay Jones

Fifty nine Victorian clubs were represented at the 2016 Golf Victoria Women’s Captains’ & Presidents’ Day held at Box Hill Golf Club for a day of golf, trophy presentations and information sharing on Women’s golf. Under clear morning skies with only a slight breeze surfacing as the day progressed, 112 players participated in the Canadian Foursomes Stableford competition around the well presented Box Hill layout.

Morwell's Catherine Carder & Mary Morgan were the winners on the day, with a fine score of 38 points to win comfortably by four points. Pakenham's Shirley Roberts & Kay Jones were the runners-up with 34 points.

2016 Mona Winners
L-R: Beverley Simpson, Margaret Blackmore & Deb Nicholls

Golf was followed by a presentation luncheon for both the morning event and trophies for The Mona MacLeod Brooch. The Brooch is a State-wide competition, first played for in 1961 and named in honour of one of Victoria’s greatest players, Miss Mona MacLeod. The 2016 winners were:

Silver Metropolitan Division: Margaret Blackmore (Eastwood) -5

Silver Country Division: Deb Nicholls (Inverleigh) -6

Bronze Metropolitan Division: Tori Curtis (Kew) -9

Bronze Country Division: Beverley Simpson (Bandiana Army) -9

GV Women’s Captains & Presidents Day is also a valuable opportunity for Golf Victoria to update Women’s representatives from clubs all around the state on a range of specific women’s and general golf matters.

Items presented by GV Vice President Sue Rea included an overview of the Golf Victoria website, Women’s event changes in 2017 to the Bronze Teams, Victorian Women’s Salver and Victorian Women’s Country Teams event. Whilst clarification on Golf Victoria’s communication process with clubs and districts and a general outline of GV services along with an update on the 2017 Oates Victorian Open was also presented.The complete GV Women’s Captains and Presidents Day presentation can be accessed below:

Presentation

To conclude the day, the 2017 Women’s Tournament Handbook, containing entry forms and specific information about the 2017 Women’s golf calendar was distributed to each clubs’ representatives. An electronic version of the Handbook will be available soon from the Golf Victoria website via the following link:

2017 Handbook (Coming Soon)

Golf Victoria’s thanks are extended to Box Hill for hosting the day and all the women that attended, particularly for the ongoing commitment to and involvement with their respective clubs and supporting the game of golf in Victoria.

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