Veterans Golf

A warm welcome to Redland Bay Golf Club Veterans club. Our objective is to promote golf and encourage new members to join our wonderful club. To be eligible to play Veterans - Males need to be 55 years and over and Ladies 50 years and over. You must have a Golf Australia handicap. Unfinancial Redland Bay Vets, non QVGU holders are not eligible for competitive awards. Redland Bay Golf Club is one (1) of 100 Queensland golf clubs that is affliated through 21 Districts to the Queensland Veterans Golf Union (www.qvga.com.au). The District in which we are located is the Albert & Logan Veterans Golf Association (A&LVGA). Redland Bay Vets play each Monday from 7.10am to 8.50am from two (2) tees (excliding Public Holidays).

Program of events - The online list of fixtures outlines our Major events and competition rules.

A wallet size Redland Bay Vets Fixture Card is also provided by the Vets Committee. The 2019 wallet sized card is available from the raffle table on Monday's or from the Committee.

Veterans Notice Board - The noticeboard is located at the vets raffle table on the patio each Monday. Check here for various entry forms, competition results and other relevant Vets information. If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to speak with a member of the committee (listed in the Redland Bay Vets fixture card) or below. Once again welcome to Redland Bay Vets.

Committee members

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President

John Stoner - 0498615338

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Vice President

Gary King - 0490146065

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Secretary

Kim Nisbet

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Captain

Ron Pollock - 0438450805

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Vice Captain

Kim Nisbet - 0423055901

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Treasurer

Gordon Koppman - 0499588168

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Lindsay McPherson - 0407637847

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Committee Member

Derek Fudge - 0405561717

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Committee Member

Errol Zagami – 0438769486

Membership and fees

  • Weekly Competition fees

    Redland Bay Members – $15
    Visitors – $22

  • Golf Cart fees

    Redland Bay Members – $30 (as from 1/7/19)
    Visitors – $30

  • Membership Fees

    An annual membership fee of $12 is payable for both men and women. This fee is payable to the Veterans Treasurer on the day of joining or to the Admin staff at front reception. It can also be paid each year with your renewal of fees.

  • Membership Card

    Financial Redland Bay Veteran members are provided with Queensland Veterans Golf Union Inc. (QVGU) membership card which enables card holders to play in vet competitions throughout Queensland and Australia.

  • Player Bookings

    Can be made a fortnight ahead through the Redland Bay Golf Club internet booking system or alternatively through the Office or Pro Shop. Please cancel Your booking either by phone, over the internet if you are unable to play.

  • Club Championships

    Our club championships are played in three divisions over three successive weeks. Prizes are presented at the presentation day luncheon, usually held in November / December.

Weekly presentations

We encourage members to stay for presentation of weekly prizes as this is an opportunity to hear various announcements relating to forthcoming events, rules explanations, course changes, district news, etc and most importantly provides the opportunity for social interaction with the other vet members. Each week there is a cash raffle with 3 prizes. Golf prizes can be taken as a voucher for spending within the club  or the Pro Shop and the ball run down and NTP prizes are added to members online ball account. Visitors to collect competition vouchers and balls from Office.

Interclub Competitions

These are generally shot gun starts, to allow for travelling clubs time to get to Redland Bay. The start times are listed in the Vets fixture card and also on the website. These provide an opportunity for you to “play for the club” as well as trying other courses in the Albert & Logan District at Veterans competition fees.

There is also an opportunity to play in District Championships. To participate you will need to nominate. Information regarding the district competition is available from the Veterans Committee

News

Bribie Island Visit

The visit to Bribie Island golf club is scheduled for Monday 19 August.

A bus free of charge is provided for the trip. A nomination sheet is available at the raffle table every Monday as from 15 July or a player can contact a member of the committee to have their name added to the list. Details of the visit and costs are displayed on the nomination sheet. This is always a good trip and to test your golfing skills in playing a different course.

NB.  Due to the Trainee Pro Am being played on  Monday 2nd  September, there will be no vets competition played on this day.

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Vets are reminded that there is a visit to Woodford GC also planned for this day with a free bus being provided for players who wish to avail themselves of this offer. The cost of the game is $16 for the competition and if players wish to hire a cart the cost $30 (shared). The nomination sheet is available at the raffle table every Monday or a player can contact any member of the Vets Committee to have their name added to the nomination sheet. For any player who has not played at this golf course before, as a country course you will be pleasantly surprised and those who have played it before, look to going back to challenge their golfing ability.

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The Redland Bay GC will be conducting a week long of events for its Centenary Celebrations commencing on 5th September with a dinner. Due to these celebrations, the vets events originally scheduled for Monday 9th September and 16th  September have now been switched around, so therefore please note these 2 changes. Monday 9th Sept will now be played as a “single stableford’ and Monday 16th Sept will now be a “Irish Fourball” with modified rules.

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Vets Individual Championship

Gross

Winner (Club Champion 2019)   -   Robert POOLE - Score 242

Runner Up  -  Russel DUGGAN - Score 251 c/b

 

Nett

Division 1:    Winner  -  Bernie WILSON        

            Runner Up  -  Errol ZAGAMI

Division 2:    Winner  -  David GILDER           

             Runner Up  -  Colin BROWN

Division 3:    Winner  -  Graham DOUGLASS

          Runner Up  -  Ken CUNDY

 

The vets 4BBB Stroke Championship have also been concluded and the winners & runners up were:

Winners: Peter LOCK & Derek COTTON  -  Score 122 (59 & 63)

Runners Up: Colin BROWN & Graham DOUGLASS  -  Score 123 (61 & 62)

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Albert & Logan Teams Championships

Congratulations and a thank you go to the 15 players who represented the club as this is the first time in several years this club has been able to win this event.