MEMBERSHIP, FINANCE & PROJECTS

7th May 2022

Membership Renewals

Thank you to all members who have promptly entered payment arrangements or paid fees in full. This saves lots of admin time towards end of April. A reminder to organize payments to those remaining members prior to April 30. If anyone has trouble booking please contact Sue or Brett in the office.

2022 Pricing is on the Membership page of the website.

Any member wishing to change category please inform the office or email membership@medwaygolfclub.com.au as soon as possible. As normal members of most categories will have the option to ;

Pay in full- cash, eftpos, online member portal or direct bank transfer-

Online Credit Card Payments and House Top Ups

click My information under member (Top Right)
Click My account
click – subs to pay subscription

Pay by Bank Transfer

Medway Bank Account – BSB 063-132 Account 11033328- Note member name or member number for reconcilliation

Installments/ Payments Arrangements

Pay in 9 instalments- via credit card (a $50 admin fee is charged for any type of payment plan)

Fees are due on April 1 and must be paid in full or 1st installment by April 30 or playing restrictions may apply.

Members who have not contacted the club by May 30 will be resigned from the member database. A joining fee may apply for renewal.

Any members needing more time to pay can confidentially contact the office for suitable arrangements.

All pricing is on the public membership page of the website.

Buggy Storage is currently full

https://www.medwaygolf.com.au/cms/membership/general-membership/

Land Sale

The land sale development above the 8th tee continues to progress. The Melbourne Water Project and COVID has created some delays to the development but all other matters move ahead.

Planning has commenced by the developer for a land sale building etc to be erected on the site in 2022. The relationship with the club continues as planned.

Current Member Numbers

7 day memberships are closed even for upgrades and current members.

We will use the 6 day category as a holding category to ensure all current members have reasonable access to tee times.

When 7 day memberships become available during the year all 6, 5 day & Flexi  members will be contacted offering an upgrade when places become available..

 

Member Types2022 (March 302019 (Dec)
7 day (inc Corporate)310 (inc 34 corp)314 (34)
6 day13171
5 day174165
Gold1212
Life108
M4Life2323
Flexi41N/A
7 day lite- ends April 143 93
Country35
Young Adult 21-24 (inc tertiary student)116
Intermediate 18-2013n/a
Junior Under 1745 (inc 15 MSC)45
Social Playing7466
Social Non Playing1721
Women’s Trial3811
Cadet (8-11 junior)2213
Honorary510
PGA Pro104
Total982867
Medway Mates2748 approx1877

Golf Rounds by year/ type

Total rounds1/1/19-30/03/191/1/21-30/3/22
Member821711875
Visitor Social1900 approx (inc tee blocks)3000 (approx inc tee blocks)
Totals911714875
Notesno lockdowns no lockdowns

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2020-25 STRATEGIC PLAN

Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms

The Club expect to improve both areas after the bar project is completed depending on operations and reasonable business outcomes in the next 12 months.

Course improvements are listed under Course news.

Insurance

Member Equipment Insurance

All members of Medway are covered for lost/ stolen or damaged personal golf equipment to the value up to $5,000 taken out by the club and paid by the club on behalf of members.

This cover relates to member Golf Clubs and Golf Buggies but not private Golf carts or ride-ons.

As of July 2021- The excess on member insurance claims is $1000.

Members should take a current photo of their golf equipment to assist with successful and speedy claims and receipts if possible.

For claims of this type please contact the club manager for forms and assistance, and we strongly encourage the quote and business to go through the Medway Golf Shop.

The Club encourages members to take out their own equipment insurance with their home and contents provider if they wish to insure for damage/ theft especially for lower replacement items like drivers, putters or electric buggies.

We also encourage members with clubs and buggies in the old golfshop (buggy club storage) to also consider taking out personal insurance for their golf equipment in case of a major theft or fire. There is a total limit on claims of $50,000 under this insurance which may not cover all equipment in storage.

The Club expects all members who store private carts onsite or use private carts to take out their own insurance for ride on and golf cart equipment. A copy of insurance must be provided to the office each membership year.

Member Liability (Golf Australia) Coverage

The Golf Australia Members liability covers all members of all clubs in Australia for liability. The coverage is taken out by Golf Australia with insurer Sportscover, and charged to all golf clubs. Each club then forwards the fee to members. In Medway’s case it is part of the $95 annual GA fee which covers Handicapping/ Golflink fees/ general golf services provided by GA and a member liability insurance anywhere in Australia.

Detailed information is on the Golf Australia Website

In summary;

This insurance covers members only whilst on the golf course from a liability point of view even those riding in private or club golf carts.

This also extends to damage to cars etc. Although cars are parked at owners risk in our club, if damage to a members car is caused by another member and both members can be identified, the car damage can be claimed through the Golf Australia Sportscover insurance with no excess

The club also encourage members seek out information from their own car insurance.

Forms are available from the office.

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