The members of the Kempsey Golf Club will be out in force on Saturday for the staging of the 1st round of the 2020 Club Championships after the 54 hole event was postponed from earlier in the year in May.
With the Championships being staged over the 54 holes the 1st round will be Saturday with the 2nd round on Saturday August 8th and the final round on August 15th where the top 4 players in each grade after the 2nd round will be placed into a seeded draw for the final round.
The Championships are being co-sponsored by Centauri, Elders, Sommerville & Daley and Cellarbrations and we thank them very much for there support of golf at the club.
With a large field expected all players are urged to book in now for your round by calling the club or going on line to book in.
A reminder to all players on the day that you must avoid slow play at all times or you can be penalised for it and PLEASE remember to obey the COVID19 rules when you are at the club for the safety of all members and visitors.
As a warm-up to the championships the members last week played in the 2020 Peter Hatton Open 18 hole 2b Aggregate Stableford and Individual event with a field of 71 players hitting off despite the wet weather on the day.
Also on the day were visitors from Frederickton, Crescent Head, Massey Park and Oaks golf clubs along with the local Members.
A big thank you goes to Peter for his support again this year.
After 3 pairs returned to the clubhouse with a aggregate score of 73 points there was a countback done and the winners were the pairing of Shane Crouch (40) and Braden Farrawell (33) while the runner up players on the day was the pairing of 2 of the Rovers Cricket Club stalwarts and nice guys Andrew (rooster) Bennett (36) and David (rabbit) Munday (37).
Congratulations to both teams on the day in those conditions.
In the individual event on the day the winner and claiming his first victory at the club was Chris Edmonds with a great round of 41 points.
Well done Chris and please check your handicap before hitting off tomorrow.
With Saturday being the first of the month the members will be playing in the 2020 South Street Mufflers 18 hole Single Stroke for the Monthly Medals in each grade as part of the first round of the club Championships.
All intending players can book in now at the club or go online to book in for your round.
With last Sunday almost a wash out the new Sunday Tin Cup open golf day will also be held again on Sunday with players booking in also for this event or book in at the club before hitting off.
For more information about the upcoming events at the club please give the club a call anytime.
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