Welcome to Wimmera Veteran Golfers

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Monday 29th April the combined Wimmera Vets & Ladies played at Sheep Hills Golf Club, with a great turnout of 43 attending, including 13 ladies - which is a great attendance for our Scrape courses early in the season! Thank you all for attending today

Our winners for the day were:

A Grade: winner – Ross Chandler (Maryborough) with 40 points, & runner-up was Gary Cakebread (Dimboola) with 38 points on a countback.

B Grade: Winner – Kerri Oulton (Warracknabeal) with a fantastic score of 45 points, & runner-up was Erin Schultz (Horsham) with 39 points.

NTP’s: on the 4th: Brian Pitt(Murtoa) & Cindy Marsh (Minyip), 7th: Dennis Murphy (Warracknabeal) & Karen Germano (Warracknabeal), & on the 16th: Brian Pitt (Murtoa).

Congratulations to all our winners for the day.

Thank you to Sheep Hills for hosting a great day.

Our next Vets event will be on Monday 27th May @ Minyip Golf Club. 9.30am Registration for 10am Hitoff.

But, we’d love to have you compete & play for the Wimmera at Harrow on Monday 13th May in the 3-Way Challenge.

Photo of the days Winners (L to R): Barry Cakebread, Ross Chandler, Kerri Oulton & Erin Schultz.

Harrow - 3 Way Challenge (Wimmera, Lower South East & Glenelg Districts - Monday 13th May

There were 52 players at Harrow Monday 13th May competing in the 3 Way District Challenge between Wimmera, Lower South East & Glenelg Districts. We had 12 players representing the Wimmera & …… guess what! Wimmera won the challenge this year!! Congratulations guys!!

The results were: Wimmera 30.9, Glenelg 30.4 & Lower SE 27.4.

Further Results:

A Grade: Winner - Anthony Jones 39, 2nd - David Baker 37, 3rd - Ron Oakley 35, 4th - T. O’Connor 34 on a c/b with 5th - E. Herring 34.

B Grade: Winner - G. Pilgrim 39, 2nd - A. Grant 38, 3rd - B. Slade 37, 4th - B. Hutchinson on a c/b Trevor Williams, & 5th - Ann Dickson.

NTP’s: on the 2nd - John Kamp & Ann Dickson, 7th - Bob Perryman & Lyn Iredell, 10th - Lyn Iredell, & on the 17th - David Baker & Lyn Iredell.

Great results guys!!

  • Please note: You must be a financial member for 2024 to accept prizes or participate in vets.     

  • The programs for 2024 are printed, so get your copy at the next event (some program changes are likely in response to scheduling, attendance, club support and distances travelled for the events.) The committee appreciates the support of all in keeping our small association functioning
  •  You can contact our Committee using the club email address: veteran.golfers@gmail.com   

  • Thanks to Crop Opti and Allan & Trev's workwear for supporting the WDVGA polo shirts. They look great. If interested in ordering a shirt, please drop a note to wimmera.veteran.golfers@gmail.com.
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  • You can update an email address through the "contact us" link on the website.

The Australian Veteran Golfers Union (AVGU) is an Australian wide organization  with an association in each Australian state and boasting of 30,000 members. The AVGU conducts a National Veteran Golfers Union Championship each year, which is open to all Veteran Golf members.  The event  is rotated between states and venues.

The Victorian Veteran Golfers Association (VVGA) has 5,000 members distributed among 21 districts.  Each district conducts events  at least monthly using over 250 golf courses throughout Victoria.   Veteran Golfers are welcome to play in any of these events.   Open VVGA championships are conducted at 5 different locations annually.  The Four Ball, Country, Sandscrape, Teams and State Championships events make up the VVGA major events.

There is a new VVGA website - it can be sourced at https://www.vvga.org.au

The Wimmera District Veteran Golfers Association (WDVGA) has approx 150 members and our fixture schedules events at 19 golf courses in the area bounded by Edenhope, Kaniva, Rainbow,Hopetoun and Ararat during the year.  Events are held on Mondays, generally fortnightly.                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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