GENERAL CLUB NEWS

14th November 2021

Medway Golf Club is a Top 4 Finalist in the Visionary of the Year 2021

Voting has closed. Well done to Shepparton Golf Club for winning.

Board/ Member “Thank You” Section

Lounge open Friday November 26

25% off drinks purchased from the lounge from Fiday November 26 through to xmas eve for all members

This section will contain some member thank you’s in coming weeks from the Board of Directors (Committee);

  1. Thanks for your compliance to recent rules and our stricter tee marshalling/ check in and vax procedure. Overwhelming positive response and improvements from member’s across the whole week to make the club a more enjoyable place to be and play
  2. Thanks for enjoying outside after golf despite some typical Melbourne weather. We will get you back inside shortly before it gets too hot. Been some great arvo’s on the deck.
  3. As a thank you the Board have announced more guest days this summer for you to bring a guest to the club. Check the top of timesheets/ syllabus for more info. A full list to follow. Guest day Sunday “Boxing Day” December 26 Guest day Wednesday January 5 Guest day Friday January 7 Guest day Sunday January 23- Family Cup (Father & Son inc) 1pm Shotgun Guest Event
  4. As a further thank you the Board have decided on a full 25% discount for all members drinks purchased from “the Medway lounge”. From lounge opening day to Xmas eve – everyday we are open. Drinks only. “Excludes corporate golfdays and private functions”
  5. The Board are pleased to provide members with improved facilities and improvements such as the new 18th tee, 18th path, 15th path, new solar energy, and the bar and clubhouse renovations through this difficult year.

Swindles

Thursday Swindle- 16/11/21

$20 pp for BBQ meal. Drinks provided.

Individual payments via office by December 9 for dinner.

Saturday Am Swindle- Dec 18 – drink only- purchase food from outdoor BBQ

Saturday Pm swindle- TBC

Covid-19 section

Check in/ QR Code in

All members and guests must check in on arrival at all times either to golfshop of the starter on the putting green.

https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/sport-and-exercise?utm_source=Affiliated+Golf+Clubs&utm_campaign=78f1c5f116-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2021_09_15_07_15_COPY_09&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8940359f8b-78f1c5f116-284454385#can-i-play-golf

https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/coronavirus-covidsafe-settings

Regulations From November 19

The Club is open for those that are fully vaccinated only unless under 16 or have provided the club with a medical exemption.

Masks are not required on the golf course or car park areas unless you cannot socially distance.

Non members, member guests and function/ golf day visitors must show proof of double vaccination to golfstaff / office or bar staff prior to play, or arrival time.

Masks are required in golfshop but not the clubhouse lounge area.

Golf and Hospitality staff need to wear a mask.

All staff on duty are acting as Covid marshalls all day every day.

Anyone who is a known close contact must isolate and not attend the Club for the full period of 14 days or whatever the current regulations determine.

Any member known to breach this or wait for DHHS formal notification even though they are  a known close contact will be in the Board’s view-  “be acting in a manner unbecoming of a member and may be reported to the appropriate authorities”.

MEDWAY MEDIA

PODCAST – series 1

Take a listen to a new podcast on all things Medway Golf Club. Hosted by Board member Chris Biffin, catch up on Medway news and some special guests during lockdown and some general golf talk.

Titled  “Fore Loops Golf” and available on Spotify, Apple Podcast and podcast platforms.

YOUTUBE, FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM

For members using social media, the Club does not use the comments section to answer member queries. If you have a question please email the office or golfstaff or check the website for details.

Reminder all comments by members are subject to the club’s conduct and behaviour policy.

Employment/ Recruitment

Food and Beverage

We are looking at a Food and Beverage supervisor/ function manager type role either permanent part time/ casual. Mainly days/ some nights and some weekend work.

If any member has friends or family that want to be a part of the Medway team please have them email generalmanager@medwaygolf.com.au. Hospitality experience is essential with a background in functions/ cafe style preferred.

Our customers are great fun too!

Staff and member Safety

With increase playing numbers please be aware to minimise risk on course;

Ground staff have right of way- if a golfer sees a ground staff member working they must wait before playing until they are out of range or signal to hit.

We roster groundstaff accordingly to minimise interference on main comp days or work early morning.

Beware of Snakes at all times

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