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To all members of NALG-NSW
31 starters teed-up at the very well-presented Lynwood Country Club links course at Pitt Town. We have attempted to play this course on a couple of times previously, but rain and strong winds have seen play abandoned. On this occasion it was a warm sunny day resulting some very good scores recorded.
 Results for the day were;
Lefties Winner Bruce Richardson 39 points
Lefties Runner-up Peter Aroney 38
Righties Winner Bob Harrison 36
2 Ball Best Ball Winners Craig McHatton &  
  Peter Matthews 45
Ladies Winner Jo Anne Montague 26
NTP Peter Aroney 9th
Warwick Stanwell 17th
Balls went down to 34
     The Tony Barr annual point score event progress
Warwick Stanwell           14  
Bruce Richardson           11
Laurence McManus         9                                                        
Dennis Allen                    8
Peter Aroney                   7
Col Aldrick                       7  
2018 Program
Details are on the website at
  • 5th/6th May Mollymook for Ossie Ratford Shield against the ACT
  • Tuesday 5th June Strathfield
  • Thursday 12th July Long Reef
  • Thursday 13th September Twin Creeks
  • Thursday 18th October Newcastle
  • Monday 29th October to Friday 2nd November National Championships Barossa Valley SA
  • Wednesday 12th December Avondale for end of year wrap-up.
Note: The event at the outstanding Newcastle Golf Club at Stockton on October 18th will incorporate Mangrove Mountain members v the rest. The Mountain men are keen to put a stake in the ground and win this inaugural event, so The Rest will need to be on their game.
Next Event:
Mollymook weekend of Golf with the ACT Division
The event includes:
  1. ACT v NSW for Ossie Ratford Shield on Sunday May 6th
  2. NSW Jacket and Shawl Event on Saturday, May 5th
The main event is the Ossie Ratford Shield, currently held by ACT. However, as in the past, many participants make it a very enjoyable weekend of Golf, by playing in both events. There will be an evening function on the Saturday night, which will include a meal and even a drink or two at the Mollymook Golf Club on the beach. A booking has been made for 30 people at 7:30pm.
As always, Right Handed guests are very welcome to participate on both days.
Ossie Ratford Shield
When:           Sunday May 6th
Where:         Hilltop Golf Course, Mollymook
Tee Time:    From 7:30am. (Members playing in this event only, and travelling on the Sunday, will be allocated as close to 8am as possible)
Cost:             $80 which includes green and competition fee and a share cart for two players. For those that decide to walk the course the charge will be $60.
Carts:             14 carts have been pre-booked so there is no need to contact the pro shop to order a cart. If we receive more entries on either day, we will make arrangements with the club. For those who have not played the course previously it is very hilly, so a cart is recommended.  

NSW Jacket and Shawl Event
Lefties play for the Jacket, Righties play for the Shawl
When:         Saturday, May 5th
Where:           Hilltop Golf Course, Mollymook
Tee Time:     From 12 noon Cost: $80 which includes green and competition fee and a shared cart for two players. $60 for non-cart users Carts: as above
Membership fees are again due. You can pay via the website independently or when registering for the next event.
At the recent committee meeting it was decided to increase the annual fee to $30 to ensure that we cover all costs associated with running the association including annual prizes and essential public liability insurance.
From George Duncan on St Andrews “You can play a damned good shot and find the ball in a damned bad place”. How many of us have experience that situation?
Good Golfing
Rex Langthorne AM