Silver Spoon

13 November 2017

The Silver Spoon Event was first played in 1921 where silver medals were given to each player and a gold medal given to the play-off winner until 1925. Today each player receives a silver spoon and the winner receives a case of six spoons.

The event commences with Club Qualifying rounds with winners proceeding to the State Final.

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Player Information

Date: Monday 13 November 2017
Venue: Eastern Club
Format: 18-Hole Stableford
GA Handicap Limit: 45.4 at date of entry
Entry Fee: $3.00 per player (inc. GST) - paid at club level
Inclusions: Light lunch for all players at State Final

Entries Open: Monday 2 January 2017
Entries Close: 5:00pm on Friday 20 October 2017

Event Organiser: Stephanie Wearne (Golf Events Coordinator)
E-mail: stephanie.wearne@golfvic.org.au
Phone: (03) 8545 6214

News & Results

State Final - Monday 7 November - Keysborough GC
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2016 Silver Spoon Champion
Karin Liedke (Kings Cove)

Karin Liedke from Kings Cove was victorious at the 2016 Silver Spoon after returning a score of 34 stableford points in the State Final today at Keysborough Golf Club in stereotypical Melbourne weather that featured 4 seasons in the one day.

The event commences with Club Qualifying rounds throughout the year, with winners proceeding to the State Final. This year over 170 Victorian affiliated clubs participated with 115 of them attending today’s final. It started out as a warm day in Melbourne’s South-East with the mercury reaching 26 degrees late in the morning with strong winds also a factor for the players. This quickly changed at the close of the first round, the sun disappearing and drizzly rain and clouds settling in for most of the afternoon.

After starting on the 7th hole, Liedke went on to have a wonderful 21 points on the back 9, adding 13 more to the total on the home stretch to claim the Burtta Cheney Trophy along with a case of 6 spoons. With this score on the last 9, Karin was successful in the 6-way countback that decided the winner for the day.

Dorothea Jacobs (Riverside) made the most of the afternoons weather scooping up 34 points to defeat Virginia Bailey (Mansfield) in a countback.

Keysborough Golf Club, located just off the Eastlink freeway, is to be commended for the manner in which they hosted the State Final. The club’s hospitality and assistance in the lead up to the event is greatly appreciated.

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