2019 Season begins on 29th Jan.
If you intend to play but haven’t put your name down yet, please try to do so by next Tuesday. Don’t worry if you haven’t got a complete team, just make sure your  name is there.

Ocean Shores Junior Masters
Sunday March 3rd. If you’d like to volunteer to help with this event, please talk to Chris in the Pro Shop

Need some new clubs?
Fitting/Demo Days – Srixon Wed 23rd Jan, 9am-1pm – Cobra Wed 30th Jan, 8am-12md. See Chris in the Pro Shop for more info.

A Little History
As you probably know, Pat Boone was the celebrity who promoted the development of Ocean Shores. There’s a great photo of him in a brochure in the Club’s heritage display. Sadly, his wife Shirley died last week – there’s a story here.

Open Days
McLeod January events – details here.

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B122D208-93E8-4CB9-BAE4-F9A66992DE073 Putt Club.
A successful lunch yesterday – the amount of food and drink suggests we’ve had far too many 3 putts! It will start again on Tuesday 12th Feb – Marg Byron will have the list and be ready to take your money.

Are you ready for the new rules starting 1st Jan?
New rule books are in the Pro Shop, and there’s plenty of on-line help available.
There’s an app for your phone – get the iPhone app here, and the Android app here.
The 20must know” rules are here.
There are 25 short videos (mostly less than 1 minute) here.
And there’s a quiz or two here, so you can test your knowledge.

2019 Season Opening 29th Jan
The sheet for names is now in the locker room. PLEASE NOTE: It will not be a draw, but your team must have someone from each grade, as shown on the sheet. You may choose your own team, or just put your name in the appropriate column, and see who you attract.

Holidays
No presentation or raffle on Tuesdays, from now until the start of the new season on 29th Jan. And Tuesday score cards go through the slot, after saving to the computer.
The blog will rest for a week or two, and return in the new year.

🎄🎄Merry Christmas 🎄🎄

Xmas Party
Thank you to the committee and everyone else who helped make the day a success. Some photos are  here.  If you’d like to add any of your own photos to the club’s album, please send them to Pat.

Raffle winners – Denise Barclay & Judy Isaacs
Lucky Door Prizes – thank you to Andrew and OSCC for the bottles of wine, and special thanks to Mavis Broughton for her donation of a Pro Shop voucher.
GolfNSW medal final – played at Horizons yesterday – Di Boyd, Div 1 Northern Rivers finalist, enjoyed the experience and finished in the middle of the field.
Trophy Presentations – too many to list here, but special mention to Liz Crossley (President’s trophy), Di Boyd (Captain’s trophy), Tania Cahill (Handicap achievement award), and Gold Medal winners Ros McLean (Tuesday) & Sylvia Staff (Saturday).
New caterer, Dom, and his chef Max, were introduced to members.
Three putt club – lunch after golf next Tuesday, please make sure you have told Cathy Daley if you will be attending.

Vet’s Event 2019
VWGA 2 day Country Tournament – 1st2nd April 2019 at Young, NSW. There’s a flyer on the noticeboard, and please see Liz Parks if you’d like a nomination form.

Chris Graham interview.
Chris was recently interviewed by Inside Golf Magazine, for their regular podcast. You can listen here. The whole 35 minutes is quite interesting, but if you’re short of time, Chris’s segment starts approx 18 minutes from the beginning, and runs for approx 9 min.