Golf Articles

MIDWEEK PENNANT MATCHPLAY FINAL

From the Club…. The 2019 Midweek Matchplay Pennant Final was played on Friday at the Dunes between the two fantastic Mornington teams, the Reds and the Sea Eagles.  The two teams have … Read More

Demo

Mornington Reds Win 2019 Midweek Pennant Flag!

MIDWEEK PENNANT MATCHPLAY FINAL

From the Club….
The 2019 Midweek Matchplay Pennant Final was played on Friday at the Dunes between the two fantastic Mornington teams, the Reds and the Sea Eagles.  The two teams have both had sensational seasons brushing aside the other 22 teams to reach the final.  It was such a shame that one team had to lose as they are both winners in our eyes!

Breaking news just came through from The Dunes this afternoon that the Reds were victorious and won the Flag!  Congratulations to the Red team of James Whelan, Peter Treseder, John Shackleton, Trevor Morrison, Merv Williams, David Davidson, Dennis Pratt, Bill English and Andrew Graham.  Mornington is very proud of you all.  Commiserations to the defiant Sea Eagles who did so well in reaching the final, well done!

Report from Reds Captain Merv Williams below….
The Mornington Reds ventured to the Dunes for the final of the Men’s Midweek Matchplay against Mornington Sea Eagles.

The Mornington Reds played some inspiring golf winning 41/2 – 2 1/2.

  • Peter Treseder – won 6/4 against John Forster.
  • David Davidson – a tough battle all day against Bruce Morley. Match going down the 19th when the final result came through. Match halved.
  • Dennis Pratt – lost 5/4 against Ken Laird.
  • Trevor Morrison – won 3/1. Had a great tussle against John Pearson.
  • Andrew Graham defeated Alan Callaway 1up after 19 holes of competitive golf all day.
  • James Whelan lost 3/2 against Robert Romeril.
  • Merv Williams winning 7/6 against Brian “Sterling” Moss.
  • John Shackleton – reserve – had a nice win 4/3 against Pat Kelaart

Thank you to the all the players of the Mornington Golf Club who supported the Mornington Reds and Mornington Sea Eagles during the year.

Merv Williams 
Mornington Reds Captain

From the Sea Eagles Captain, Allan Callaway…
Mornington Reds proved too strong today for Mornington Sea Eagles in the 2019 Midweek Match Play Final at The Dunes Golf Links in a Contest that went all the way to the 19th.

The Reds after winning their Division progressed  through the Elimination round, the Semi-Final then to play the better golf in the Final to win the 2019 Midweek Match Play Pennant 4.5 matches – 2.5

Congratulations  Mornington Reds!

  • Jon Forster had a tough match against Peter Treseder who won his match 6/4.
  • Bruce Morley was still in there to the last when his match was halved against David Davidson when the final result came through. 
  • Ken Laird was able to get on top in his match after 9 to win 5/4 against Dennis Pratt.
  • John Pearson took on his old sparring partner in a tight match against Trevor Morrison who took the honours 3/1.
  • Robert Romeril was consistent all day to win 3/2 against James Whelan.
  • Allan Callaway went down the 19th against Andrew Graham who won 1up.
  • Brian “Stirling” Moss had his first loss for the season going down to the Reds skipper Merv Williams 7/6.
  • Pat Kelaart on his favourite course lost to John Shackleton 4/3.

I would like to congratulate all the Mornington Sea Eagles Team for making the Final which has been an outstanding achievement. Thank you all for your support and the way you have represented the Mornington Golf Club throughout the home and away rounds and in the finals.

Big “Thank YOU” to our Sponsors for supporting our Midweek Match Play Teams throughout the Season.

Allan Callaway
Captain Mornington Sea Eagles

Click HERE to view the latest results and ladders

 

2019 Sponsors of the Mornington Midweek Matchplay Teams. Please consider using their services when the opportunity arises.

 

With the qualifying round complete we have our line up for the Semi Finals of the 2019 Sunday Best Trophy. This Sunday will see Lorraine Theofanis & Andrew Burgess versus Jill & Paul Appleby and Teresa & Ken Laird versus … Read More

Demo

Sunday Best Trophy Semi Finals

With the qualifying round complete we have our line up for the Semi Finals of the 2019 Sunday Best Trophy.

This Sunday will see Lorraine Theofanis & Andrew Burgess versus Jill & Paul Appleby and Teresa & Ken Laird versus Abby Coombes & Tom Whybrow for a spot in the final of this prestigious Sunday competition.

For the matchplay rounds, players should take note of the following extract from the Conditions of Play for the event.

Handicaps

In the Match Play rounds the number of strokes given is the full handicap difference with the lowest marker going back to scratch and conceding strokes to the other players in the match, including their partner.

*Ladies will use the Index on the ladies card and the men will use the Index on the men’s card when determining where they receive their shots.

  • Example: Player A on a handicap of 10 receives nil, their partner B on a handicap of 24 receives 14 strokes. Their opponents C & D on handicaps of 14 & 36 receive 4 & 26 strokes respectively.

Good luck to all pairings this weekend.

The Mornington Putter event has commenced and members are playing their 1st round matches. Don’t forget the draw is on display in the men’s locker room and the 1st round must be played by Saturday 8 June. A … Read More

Demo

Mornington Putter 1st Round to be played by 8 June

The Mornington Putter event has commenced and members are playing their 1st round matches.

Don’t forget the draw is on display in the men’s locker room and the 1st round must be played by Saturday 8 June.

A match takes approximately 15 – 20 mins so why not schedule your game before your next round.

Basic Rules of the event as follows….

  • Start from an agreed spot next to the 9th hole flag putting to the 1st hole flag.
  • Players will start the next hole from beside the hole they just completed.
  • Players will play two rounds of 9-holes or until the match is decided.
  • A coin toss will decide who putts first on the 1st hole.  Winner of the coin toss can choose to go first or second.
  • The player who putts first on the 1st hole will have the honour until the other player wins a hole.  This continues until the end of the match just like in a normal Matchplay event.
  • A match ending all square after 18 holes will be played off hole by hole until one player wins a hole and ultimately the match.
  • The final will be played over 36 holes (4 rounds of 9 holes) immediately prior to the Men’s Club Trophy Presentation Dinner.

 

Jude Quinn was delighted to have scored her first ever hole in one on the 5th hole on Tuesday! She hit a beautiful wood off the tee and a couple of bounces saw it trickle into the hole! … Read More

Demo

Hey Jude… that was ace!

Jude Quinn was delighted to have scored her first ever hole in one on the 5th hole on Tuesday! She hit a beautiful wood off the tee and a couple of bounces saw it trickle into the hole!

Well done Jude on a fantastic effort!

The Ladies Matchplay Championships Semi Finals were played on Tuesday and the finalists were confirmed as follows: A Grade – June Tickell V Sue Evans B Grade – Libby Stewart V Ange Stephens C Grade – Brenda Jenkins V Sue … Read More

Demo

Ladies Matchplay Finalists confirmed!

The Ladies Matchplay Championships Semi Finals were played on Tuesday and the finalists were confirmed as follows:

A Grade – June Tickell V Sue Evans
B Grade – Libby Stewart V Ange Stephens
C Grade – Brenda Jenkins V Sue Pratt

Congratulations to all ladies who reached the finals and good luck next week!

 

Another cracking day at the Mornington Golf Club saw members competing for a spot in the Sunday Best 4BBB Matchplay event. Leading the way and taking the number one seed were the team of Lorraine Theofanis & Andrew Burgess with … Read More

Demo

Sunday Best – Finalists decided

Another cracking day at the Mornington Golf Club saw members competing for a spot in the Sunday Best 4BBB Matchplay event.

Leading the way and taking the number one seed were the team of Lorraine Theofanis & Andrew Burgess with 44 points, they’ll take on fourth seeds Ken & Glenis Foxall who scraped in on a countback with 42. Qualifying second and third were Prosser-Humphris winner Peter Martin and wife Sue, to take on Tom Whybrow and Abby Coombes with a score of 43 points today!

  The Prosser Humphris was decided on Saturday afternoon as Ben Vercoe and Peter Martin defeated Aaron Pasquil and Mick Stephenson 3/2 in the final. It was a very good match with some … Read More

Demo

Ben and Peter win the Prosser Humphris Trophy

 

The Prosser Humphris was decided on Saturday afternoon as Ben Vercoe and Peter Martin defeated Aaron Pasquil and Mick Stephenson 3/2 in the final.

It was a very good match with some excellent golf being played in magnificent conditions.

Well done to all finalists and in particular the winners!

R3 of the 2019 Sponsors trophy saw the leaders come back to the field a bit and showed what an open event it really is.  There will be changes galore over the next 4 rounds and players worst scores start … Read More

Demo

2019 Bendigo Bank Sponsors Trophy R3

R3 of the 2019 Sponsors trophy saw the leaders come back to the field a bit and showed what an open event it really is.  There will be changes galore over the next 4 rounds and players worst scores start to drop off and the cream rises to the top.

Thank you again to Gary Millen and the Bendigo Bank for their continued support and generosity with amazing prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place it promises once again to be a hotly contested event.

Good luck to all over the seven rounds. Remember – you don’t have to play all 7 rounds to be eligible to win. Your best 4 rounds out of a possible 7 will count towards your final score.

Click HERE to view the leaderboard after R3

Club Professional Michael Faraone and his Trainee Staff Brad and Aung will be running a Short Game Clinic on Friday the 31st of May from 3pm to 5pm. The Clinic is for all Mornington Golf Club Members and … Read More

Demo

Member’s Short Game Clinics

Club Professional Michael Faraone and his Trainee Staff Brad and Aung will be running a Short Game Clinic on Friday the 31st of May from 3pm to 5pm.

The Clinic is for all Mornington Golf Club Members and it is free to participate.

The focus on the day will be:

  • Putting Practice techniques.
  • Chipping and Pitching techniques and fundamentals.
  • Bunker Play technique and fundamentals.

Please register your interest with the Pro Shop before the 28th of May.  Spaces are limited so please book early.

This will be the first of three free Clinics that Michael and the team will be providing to members as an added benefit to their membership.  A fantastic opportunity to be coached by the best coaching team around.

The Greens & Match Subcommittee has decided that the Temporary Local Rule that provided golfers with relief from the bare patches on the LHS of the 8th fairway has been removed. The area of recently layed turf to the RHS … Read More

Demo

Temporary Local Rules at 15 May 2019

The Greens & Match Subcommittee has decided that the Temporary Local Rule that provided golfers with relief from the bare patches on the LHS of the 8th fairway has been removed.

The area of recently layed turf to the RHS of the 18th green is no longer compulsory GUR and it is now an area where preferred lies are permitted.

Click HERE for the latest Temp Local Rules.

  • Latest News

  • Quick Links

  • Get in Touch