W.D.V.G.A. History 

An inaugural meeting of prospective members to set up a Steering Committee to form the Wimmera District Veteran Golfers  Association 

was called from members of Wimmera Golf Clubs to be held at the Horsham Golf Club on the 29th August 1984.

The Steering Committee scheduled the first Veterans Golf Day for Horsham Golf Club on 22nd October 1984.

Costs for this day were to be:  Green Fees  $3.00,   Lunch  $3.00,   Trophies and Management costs  $1.00.

28 players played in the inaugural Wimmera District Veteran Golfers Day at Horsham Golf Club.

At this inaugural Wimmera Veteran Golfers Day a motion was moved that formed the Wimmera District Veteran Golfers Association  and the following members were elected to form the first committee.

President:    Amos Bird                       Secretary/Treasurer:   John Heid                               Captain:     Bev Keene 

Committee Members:          John Cheney          Clarrie McKenzie             John Tayleur

Membership:      Association Membership was set at $5.00 per annum.

The next Wimmera District Veteran Golfers Association event was scheduled for 7th November 1984 at Warracknabeal Golf Club.

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 Past Presidents of W.D.V.G.A.         Golf Club

1984 - 1986     Amos  Bird                                Horsham

1987 - 1990     Clarrie  McKenzie                   Horsham

1991 - 1992     Bev   Keene                               Horsham

1993 - 1994     John   Cheney                           Warracknabeal

1995 - 1996     Jim    Oram                                Rupanyup

1996 - 1999     Jock  Winter                              Horsham

2000 - 2001     Vin   Delahunty                       Murtoa

2002 - 2003     Allan   Henderson                   Warracknabeal

2004 - 2005     Bill   Hutchinson                     Dimboola

2006 - 2008     Bill   Purchase                         Pimpinio

2009 - 2011     Bob   Hayes                              Horsham

2012 - 2013     Bill    Hutchinson                   Dimboola

2013 - 2015     David  Schache                       Drung

2015 - 2017     Mervyn Fox                            Chalambar

2017 -              Barry  Neumann                    Horsham


 

 W.D.V.G.A. Captains. 

1984 - 1986    Bev   Keene

1987 - 1992   John   Cheney

1993 - 1994   Clarrie   McKenzie

1995 - 1996   John   Anyon

1997 - 2001   Bill Hutchinson

2002 - 2005   Keith   Johnston 

2006 - 2009   David   Ruwoldt

2010 -  2014  Mervyn   Fox

2014 - 2017   Rex   Schirmer

2017 -             Max Rogers

 Golf Club. 

Horsham

Warracknabeal

Horsham

Stawell

Dimboola

Warracknabeal

Murtoa

Chalambar

Dimboola

Horsham/Natimuk

 W.D.V.G.A  Secretary/Treasurer. 

1984 - 1992   John   Heid

1993 - 2005   Roy   Mills

2006 - 2018   Allan Henderson

2019 (part) - Ron Pouliot

2019 - Rob Norton (Secretary)

2029 - Robin Ellis (Treasurer)

 Golf Club.

Horsham

Sheep Hills

Warracknabeal/Horsham/ Drung

Horsham

Horsham

Pimpinio

W.D.V.G.A. Life Members.

1995    Clarrie   McKenzie

2006    Roy   Mills

2007    John   Cheney

2011     Jock     Winter

 Golf Club. 

Horsham

Sheep Hills

Warracknabeal

Horsham

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