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Maffra Golf Club - Fulton Road, Maffra, Victoria, 3860 - Phone 0351 471 884 - Fax 0351 411 153







Tuesday       20th   Maffra Vets

Thursday     22nd   Ladies – Stroke M/M (Super Medal)

Sunday        25th   10.30a.m. – Mixed Golf

Wednesday 28th    5–5.30p.m. Team Golf (names to Loretta please for Xmas Dinner)




Tuesday      4th    Maffra Vets

Saturday     8th    11a.m. Murray Goulburn Day - Mixed Canadian

Tuesday     10th   7p.m. – Committee Meeting

  Newsletter information to Sue please!

Wednesday 12th  5–5.30p.m. Team Golf – Christmas dinner [tinsel decoration to be worn!]



It was great to see so many of our golfing friends enjoy 9 holes, before putting on the ‘lippy & hat’ to enjoy a very pleasant afternoon in the clubhouse.  


The Chicken & Salads were delicious & the Deserts to die for!!!  Well done ladies!


Also thank you to Kaye & Kevin Giblett for running the sweeps for the afternoon – great effort!



Thank you to all players who supported this successful event that began Friday 9th November.  Unfortunately, the first day, held at Sale Golf Club, was a challenge for all due to very strong winds – well done to all who braved the elements!!  

Saturday (Heyfield Golf Club) & Sunday (Maffra Golf Club) saw perfect weather, and both days were enjoyed by all players.


Congratulations to the daily winners & very well done to the 3-day event winners – our own Pam Messenger winning the ladies!


The raffle was very well supported & the winner of the ‘Golf Package’ was J. Winter.

Well done to the organizers of the event – so much work goes on behind the scenes, & we look forward to a ‘bigger & better’ event next year!


Membership $$$$$

Statements for second instalment membership subscriptions are now in the mail.

Payment is due by 31st December 2012.




** Unpaid subscriptions will mean removal from Golflink & the golfer will be ineligible to enter any club events, including championships!


Quotes:  As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round’

          ‘The greatest liar in the world is the golfer who claims he just plays for the


Member Contact Details   

We understand that circumstances change regarding phone numbers & address.



It would be appreciated if you could provide up-to-date details to the Secretary ASAP when there is a change.


** To confirm that we have correct details at this time I would appreciate if all members would check the list provided at the Bar & make any relative changes.


Car Parking­­ – ‘Out of Bounds’!!  We would like to advise all golfers that parking in the Caravan/Machinery area is not permitted.




GOLF LESSONS – with Trevor Pridmore (PGA since 1984)

Private lessons or clinics are available for both adults & juniors.

Get a group together to work on your short game – chipping, pitching.

Call Trevor 0417 376 699 or have a chat with him at the course.


Newsletter Contributions

Please help me with this monthly Newsletter!!


Diary dates/articles/reports/events/results/funnies/etc.

by the 2nd Monday of the month.


(Sue Horsford) email address/subject: Golf Newsletter: timbenic@bigpond.com

If you prefer please give me a written article/report or call 035145 5560




Only golfers allowed


Eric, the club's worst golfer, was addressing his ball. Feet apart, just so, eye on the ball, just so, a few practice swings with the driver, just so, then swing. He missed. The procedure was repeated and then repeated again. On the fourth swing however he did manage to connect with his ball and drove it five meters down the fairway. Looking up in exasperation he saw a stranger who had stopped to watch him.

"Look here!" Eric shouted angrily. "Only golfers are allowed on this course!" The stranger nodded, "I know it, mister," he replied. "But I won't say anything if you won't either!"


That was my provisional

Bill got a call from the coroner, who wants to talk about his wife's recent death. Bill told him the whole sad story. "We were on the third hole. Sally, my wife, was standing on the ladies tee about 30 yards ahead of the men's box when I hit my drive. From the sound when the ball hit her head and the way she dropped like a rock, I knew immediately that she was dead. God only knows where the ball wound up."

The coroner replied "That explains the injury to her head, but what about the Maxfli embedded in her rectum?"

"Oh," said Bill. "That was my provisional."