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OSLAC raffle proceeds – Di presenting cheque to Lions Club rep Ray Linabury, and Janet with Stroke Foundation cheque ready for posting.

Yesterday’s raffle winners – Phil Govett & Grace Selleck
OSLAC Raffle money – $350 each to Stroke Foundation and Lions Club farmers drought relief – see photo above.
Surfers Paradise trip – 27 players attended, thank you to Di and Carol for organising another successful outing. Photos here, thanks to Liz Parks, Joan Neate & Di Boyd.
Xmas Party – the sheet for names will be available next Tuesday. Theme – red, green and white – golf clothes, Xmas shirts, fancy dress, whatever you like.

Coming up soon
OSCC AGMthis Sunday 18th Nov, 10am
Lady Golfers Annual Meeting to elect office bearers – Tuesday 4th Dec after golf. The official notice of meeting, nomination forms for committee, nomination forms for golf management reps, and information about the role of Golf Management Committee are all in this folder, and on the noticeboard.
Golden Ball event – next Tuesday. This is a single stableford with a novelty side event using a yellow ball. See conditons of play here.
Arundel Hills Xmas Event – Thursday 13th Dec.- probably too many Christmases in one week, but details are here if you’re interested.

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Rules night – 6.30pm tonight (Wed 7th Nov).
The rule changes, commencing on 1st Jan next year, are described as the result of the first fundamental review  in 34 years, so it’s worth making the effort to come along tonight. If you can’t make it tonight, then the session will be repeated on Wed 28th Nov. There’s also a heap of information, including some short videos, on Golf Australia’s website – here. And there’s a rules app for your phone – download it from this link at Golf Australia.

Other dates for your diary.
Monday 12th Nov – day trip to Surfers Paradise.
Sunday 18th Nov, 10am – OSCC Annual General Meeting
Wednesday 28th Nov, 6.30pm – repeat of Rules Night
Tuesday 4th Dec – Lady Golfers Annual Meeting, after golf.
Tuesday 11th December – Xmas Party – theme is red, green and white, dress up if you wish, or Xmas shirts, or golf clothes, just use any or all of the colours.

🐎 No other news – the race that stops the nation, stops golf too. 🐎

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Cox Plate winner, Heather Rowland, with Men’s President Wayne Dobson and Captain Mick Short. Photos: Bev Wingad

Cox Plate
Congratulations to Heather Rowland, who won this event last Saturday with 41 pts, in a large field of 114 players. A great effort, and only the second time a lady has won the event. Anne Slater was the other winner. Thank you to Bev for the photos – a very reflective part of the clubhouse for photography, but still a nice record of the event.

This Week’s News
Raffle winners – Beryl Jordan & Nerida Carsburg.
Encouragement  scratchies – Jen Holland, Sandy Stephenson & Marg Byron.
Congratulations to Sandy Stephenson who was 2nd runner-up in Div 2 at the Medal playoff in Mullum last week.
Surfers Paradise trip – Monday 12th Nov – see Di for late entry.
Xmas Party – 11th Dec (not 4th as listed in Fixture Book) – theme as advertised in Carol’s recent email. Please see Carol if you have special dietary needs.
Boomerang Farm Open Day – the girls enjoyed the day, and plan to go back next year. The photo, from Di – here – does look very rustic, doesn’t it?
Kooralbyn trip – some photos in this album, thanks to Kaye and Pam.