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Monday 19th Feb the combined Wimmera Vets played at Nhill Golf Club, with 68 attending including 15 ladies. It was a fantastic day! & the course looked amazing. Our winners for the day were:

A Grade: winner – Graeme Puckle (Hopetoun) with 38 points, & runner-up was Bruce McFarlane (Nhill) with 37 points on a c/b with Brian Duftly (Nhill) also on 37.

B Grade: Winner – Karen Germano (Warracknabeal) 40 points, & Runner-up Jean Clark  (Nhill) with 36 points.

C Grade: Winner – Fiona Weir (Rainbow) with a fantastic score of 43 points & runner-up was Judy McFarlane (Nhill) with 39 points.

NTP’s: on the 4th: Geoff Burdett (Horsham) & Kerri Lynch (Nhill), on the 7th Anthony Jones (Moor Park), on the 9th: Ron Dodds (Horsham), on the 12th: Rod Stanford (Nhill) & Cindy Marsh (Minyip), & on the 14th Chris Campbell (St Arnaud).

Huge thank you to all the volunteers for the day that made it another special event at Nhill.

Only $20 to play 18 holes on our beautiful Wimmera courses including a delicious afternoon tea when we get in! Tell your friends!

Our next event will be on Monday 4th March @ Stawell Golf Club. 9am for 9.30 hitoff. See you there

Photo (L to R): B Grade Winner: Karen Germano (Warracknabeal), C Grade winner: Fiona Weir (Rainbow), A Grade Winner: Graeme Puckle (Hopetoun) & B Grade Runner-up: Jean Clark (Nhill)


·       Photo (L to R): B Grade Winner: Karen Germano (Warracknabeal), C Grade winner: Fiona Weir (Rainbow), A Grade Winner: Graeme Puckle (Hopetoun) & B Grade Runner-up: Jean Clark (Nhill)

  • 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

  • Jo Donnelly is the new Secretary and she can be contacted using the club email address: veteran.golfers@gmail.com

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

  • 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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