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Women's Newsletter Spring 2019

2019 Spring Newsletter

Hello Ladies.

One can only hope that spring is on its way. I don't know about you but I'm tired of the wind🌀 and rain☔, fortunately, our course has been playable during the winter even if the weather has not been kind. I can't believe with all the Daffodil bulbs we planted so few have come up.

Wildlife

Our resident black swans are nesting by the 7th green again hopefully this year they take better care of their babies. No sign of Paradise Ducks nesting.

Pennants, 2020

I have put in for 2 weekend, 2 midweek, a Betty Faesan team and 2 A pennant teams as this will now be a 4 person team.

A Pennants will be adding a 4 BBB competition to run in conjunction with the match play.

 If you haven't already let us know that you want to play please do so. I will let you know dates as soon as I know.

Golf Rules.

 Ask Linda: Golf Rules You Can Understand

Ladies, this is a site I have been cc on to. I don't know how to get it so you just "click on" but see how you go.

13th September.

We say farewell to Brianna, our Golf Services Manager. I think I can say from all of us ladies, you have been a delight to work with and we will miss you. We wish you well in your new career.

Some “Save the dates” .

September Events

Annual General Meeting 2019 -Thursday 12th September.

Our AGM on Thursday 12th September at 7.30pm - All ladies are welcome to attend, the AGM. It is important you know how Akarana runs, whether you can vote or not. Can all full playing ladies attend (a) to ensure we have a quorum and (b) vote for the positions vacant on the Board. There will be a complimentary meal for all “voting “members, from 6.30pm, please register with Foodsters.

Other AGMs

Weekend AGM TBA.

Weekday AGM Tuesday 17th

9 hole AGM –Thursday 19th

 

Stroke play club championships – open to all full playing members.

 Are on the 7th, 14th, and 21st September. The winners of the senior (Silver) and Intermediate (Bronze) represent Akarana in the Champion of Champions at Maramarua on the 11th November. Please note the date as we cannot substitute these players. These winners, and our Bronze runner up, forms our Rosebowl team (this player can be substituted)

Match Play Championships – open to all full playing members.

Qualifying Saturday 28th September. Round 1 of matches October 5th

Open day

Weekend ladies hare having their annual Open Pairs Day on Sunday 22rd September. Contact me if you are interested and I will pass on.

Coring 23rd to 27th

There will be a working bee at the club details TBA

Daylight Saving

Sunday, September 29th. Put clocks 1 hour forward.

October Events

9 hole ladies open day

Monday 14th October.

Twilight.

2019/20 Twilight season is on Wednesdays. First, of the year 16th October starts at 5.30. For those of you that have not played before – 9 holes: teams of 4. There are new formats just to make it interesting. If you don't have a team the Golf shop will sort it for you.

9 hole ladies Stoke play championships

From 17th October. – The winner represents Akarana at the Champion of Champions on November 11th at Maramaru

Roskill Classic.

October 26th and 27th are the dates. Posters are in the clubhouse.

November events.

  Auckland Women's Masters. (Over 40) Strokeplay championships.

November 4th. At Clarks Beach. There are two tournaments within the tournament. One for the players with a handicap index + to 12.0 playing 36 holes, gross. The other for players + to 22.0 playing 18 holes nett. Information will be available on the Auckland Golf website and you will be able to enter online.

Pimms Cup

 November 7th. This is now an 18 hole event.

Now we just have to wait for Summer!🔆

Regards

Barbara Jepson

Women's Club Captain.

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