Inside Golf : Inside Golf October 2014
19th hole 76 October 2014 | www.insidegolf.com.au P acific Dunes are set to hold a Pink charity Golf Day, hosted by Kerri- anne Kennerley to raise funds for the Hunter Breast cancer foundation. Scheduled for Wednesday 29th October, the four-person ambrose event will include an 8am shotgun start and a full lunch. During the month of October, Pacific Dunes will also continue the fundraising efforts with the ‘Month of Pink’. Pacific Dunes Golf club will be turning pink for charity, with pink signage, flags and poles, balls and even pink food in the café and Bar. $2 from every paid golf round and $1 from every mug of coffee sold will also be donated, along with money raised from the Golf Day. Both the Golf Event and ‘Month of Pink’ opportunity will provide sponsors with a unique chance to gain exposure for their business to a large and diverse audience through internal clubhouse marketing material, club newsletters, online and social media outlets as well as on-course signage and branding during the event. Pacific Dunes Golf club has quickly established a reputation for being among the premier golf venues in NSW, providing a unique golfing experience on the 18-hole championship golf course. it has played host to a number of charity golf days, offering players and sponsors a valuable opportunity to play a deluxe layout, enjoy the hospitality GlaD Todkill has been a member of Waratah Women’s Golf club since 1960 and continues to play to this day. Over the 54 years of her membership she has served on various WWGc committees as captain, President, and Handicap Manager. Glad has represented WWGc in Grade; has been runner-up in club championships for B & c Grade. in 1997 The late Rae Livingston presents a trophy to a very young Rachel Hetherington. QUEENSlaND golf is mourning the loss of former Queensland ladies’ Golf Union (now Golf Queensland) president and Mcleod country Golf club stalwart Rae livingston. She was 90 when she passed away. Rae played golf from a young age and was a long-standing member of ashgrove Golf club. Well-known in golfing circles, she later helped establish Mcleod country Golf club in Brisbane – the first club in australia to be managed by women. She was the club’s secretary for 10 years and served a club president from 1978-1981. in 1981, she was elected QlGU vice- president and was president from 1988-1991. Rae lived in Mt isa with her first husband Sam McKenzie, who died in a plane crash in 1966. While there, she spent time crocodile hunting. She returned to Brisbane and later met her second husband John livingston while on a trip to Scotland. John, a proud Scot, played golf at Mcleod and often wore a kilt and played the bagpipes at the club’s social functions. He passed away in 2007. Three cousins, a stepson and step-grandson survive Rae livingston. last month, Mcleod members played for the Rae livingston Shield – a honourboard event. MORE than 180 Sunshine coast, Brisbane, New South Wales, Victoria and the Northern Territory golfers took part in Mount coolum Golf club’s annual legacy charity Golf Day last month. The fundraiser was a great success with proceeds generated totalling more than $4700. legacy and the cancer Unit of the Queensland institute of Medical Research will be equal beneficiaries of the funds. On the golf course, Kev Smith edged out Brian Simpson to win the felix Parry cup awarded to the best gross score on the day. it was Kevie’s sixth successive win in the popular event. The Diggers cup, awarded to the best stableford score, went to Dave Sunderland. Keith Voltz finished runner-up. a spokesperson for the club said 15 organisations and individuals were involved in the event. They provided prizes, monetary contributions or in-kind services,” the spokesperson said. “ The generosity of local golfing and sporting clubs, Ex-Service and Returned Services clubs and organisations, local businesses and individuals is tremendous. “ The day would not have been a success without their support.” Month of Pink at Pacific Dunes Kerri-Anne Kennerley and catering from the popular Dunes café & Bar, whilst donating to valuable charitable causes. located in Medowie, only 25 minutes from the Newcastle cBD and 20 minutes from Nelson Bay, this spectacular facility is closer than you think and a drawcard for locals and tourists alike. for more information, contact Pacific Dunes Golf club on 02 4916 0500 or email at email@example.com Vale Rae Livingston Club raises $4700 for charities 90y ear syo un g an ds till winnin g 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Crossword > ACROSS 1 Tournament winner (5) 4 Young player who shows promise (7) 9 Nationality of Padraig Harrington and Darren clarke (5) 10 Someone worthy of imitation (4,5) 11 australian who tied for second at The Barclays in 2014, Stuart _______ (7) 12 alternatively (2,4) 13 Winner of the 2014 US PGa, ____Mcilroy (4) 14 identified; spotted (10) 18 These may be needed to separate co- leaders at the end of a tournament (5,5) 20 Winner of the 2009 children’s Miracle Network classic, Stephen ____ (4) 23 a golf hole with a sharp angle in the fairway (6) 24 Surname of current golfers Dustin and Zach (7) 26 leading lady golfer who retired from professional golf in 2008 (9) 27 Winner of two Majors in 1994, Nick _____ (5) 28 Hazards (7) 29 a low or hollow place on a golf course (5) DOWN 1 a cheerful golfer, perhaps? (7) 2 australian who tied for fifth at the 2014 StoneBrae classic, ______ Hall (6) 3 australian winner of the 2014 Price cutter charity championship, cameron _____ (5) 4 Shot that most players dream about (4,2,3) 5 aussie winner of the 2006 Bay Hill invitational, Rod ________ (8) 6 Moves about restlessly (7) 7 australian who recently returned to golf after illness, Jarrod ____ (4) 8 Quarrel; to be opposed (8) 15 Draws out by pulling and stretching (9) 16 Dig up (8) 17 Manner of speaking (8) 19 Golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head (3,4) 21 Projectile like a struck golf ball (7) 22 Swedish winner of the 2008 Mercedes- Benz championship, Daniel ______ (6) 24 australian who tied for fifth at the 2014 Portland Open, _____ Nitties (5) 25 Second-hand (4) Answers: page 81 Glad was honoured with a life Membership, something she regards as very special. Glad is associated with the Glad Todkill Gold Medal. The play-off for the Medal is held at the end of season each year and is contested by the WWGc monthly medal winners. Glad’s golfing career commenced many years ago in the Riverina at a town called finley. Her introduction to golf was when her and her husband were unable to play tennis due to lots of rain on the clay courts, so it was decided they would try that “silly” game where you hit a white ball and walk after it, needless to say she has been playing ever since. Glad will be turning 90 years in October and continues to play and captured the WWGc Women’s c Grade championship for 2014, an achievement that was very popular with all members. Waratah lady members hope to continue to see Glad gracing the fairways for many years to come!
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