The new Monthly Medal Award is a large medal in Club Colours and finished in gold. The medal itself can be used as a large ball marker, however it also contains a smaller removeable ball marker in its centre. The smaller ball marker is double-sided. On one side it features the ‘Maroochy River Golf Club est. 2015’ logo finished in gold; and on the reverse side it features the heritage ‘Horton Park Golf Club 1950-2015’ logo also finished in gold.
After the slight stumble during June, a win at home against Indooroopilly at the end of June set the Maroochy River team up for a major swing in fortunes during July. The Maroochy River team finished 3rd out of the seven (7) teams in Group One; the club’s best result to date in what is proving to be a very competitive series.
We have a group of ten lady members who volunteer their time every Friday morning, they have over the last six years raised hundreds of trees, flowers, ground covers. Many of these plants were germinated from seed, potted and then planted throughout the course, all of the vegetation we have in the mini golf area are a result of their endeavours.
Huge congratulations to member Paul Malcolm who shot his first ace on HOLE 8 during competition on Sunday 2nd April 2023. Playing from the Blue tee reading 186m on the range finder with a half club tail wind, Paul struck a solid 6 Iron straight in line with the pin which looked the goods and landed on the front edge of the green and after a couple if bounces it disappeared out of vision.
Our Rose Bowl Day was well supported with 144 players participating, including 7 Brisbane & District clubs represented. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Debbie Constable, Sales Manager of Nutrimetics, plus a very successful raffle, the end result was a profit of over $2,000 to the Club.
The 2023 Qld Senior Teams Challenge series kicked off at Maroochy River on Thursday 20 April. The series is run by Golf Australia and is a mid-week team’s match play event of 8 players playing 4 singles scratch matches and 2 four ball handicap matches. Participants must be over 55 years of age. This year saw a very good number of members respond to Club Captain Andy Meldrum’s call for nominations. A total of 15 members have been selected to provide coverage across the three (3) month home and away series.
The mini golf is continuing to be a great success for the club. The lady garden volunteers (we would welcome any males who are green thumbs too) are very pleased to contribute to this success with the work and time given each Friday.
On Sunday 29th January, the annual State of Origin was played with the women playing the front 9 this year. It was battled out under fairly warm conditions with the ‘Rest of the World’ coming out triumphant with a score of 157 points. They were closely followed by Queensland on…
The Maroochy River Golf Club would like to thank ticket purchasers and members for their assistance with funds raised for our Juniors Raffle.
Let’s discuss one aspect of Member Standards – our two Call-Up Holes, and the behaviour and respect for other Members that is expected when playing these holes.