GENERAL CLUB NEWS
Member Survey results and GA Strategy Workshop.
Wednesday December 6 at 6.00pm
If you wish to attend the workshop please send an “expression of interest” email to Brett- firstname.lastname@example.org. The Board have to compose shortlist from here and the manager will advise all those who are invited to attend. GA prefer a small number to attend who are representative of the club membership.
The survey results are above this heading.
The club has developed some new policies located on the policies page of the website.
New Life Member Nomination Policy
New Membership Policy (replacing old By laws)
New Member Code of Conduct & Fees and Charges policies.
Our Course Super Colin will be taking long service leave from Xmas. We wish Colin all the best on a well deserved “very long” break. Our 2IC Aaron will move into a caretaker Head super role as we advertise for a new Super over the summer and go through an extensive recruitment with the assistance of the Australian Turf Manager Association.
Apprentice Josh will be leaving us late November. Thanks Josh and well done on completing your Turf Apprenticeship.
We will only operate with 5 or 6 staff for a short term.
We wish Jarvis all the best on his long travels to France. Thanks for all your service over past years. We will appoint a new 1st year trainee shortly to assist Professional John and 3rd year (assistant pro) Jack. Thomas and Jacob will join the team also along with Campbell.
We welcome Brian Hardie to the office team and assisting Hospitality. Brian will manage our clubhouse operations and overall Business Development/ Sponsorship and generally be across most office duties as our club grows year on year.
Emily has joined our lounge team supporting F and B manager Jory with Margie, Steve, Kurtis and Liz.
The dates for the Swindle Lunch or Dinners are on the top of the timesheet.
Member Club Storage and Batteries
In light of recent fires at Eastern and at The Lakes GC in Sydney caused by batteries, the Board are asking all members who charge their push buggies in the private member club storage (old golfshop) to take their batteries and chargers home effective ASAP. Only bag and buggies allowed in storage on site.
Some correspondence above regarding safely charging batteries and also regarding insurance is above
After a week or 2 if you battery and charger is not in the Buggy room it can be collected from the club office.
All beverages from the Lounge only (except coffee).
25% off- Wednesday 4.30pm-5.30pm Sunday 2.00pm-3.00pm
The Longest Day- Cancer fundraiser
Cecilia Chan will be participating in The Longest Day fundraiser for Cancer Council on Monday, December 11th, aiming to play 3 rounds of golf at Medway.
If member swish to support Cecilia by fundraising or playing a few holes they can sign up on a roster, making small donations for every 3 putts, or even join as a team for the 3 rounds.
She will tee off at 6 am, 10 am, and 3 pm.
Cecilia Chan- email- Cecilia Chan <email@example.com>
Instagram account: https://instagram.com/ciss_golf?igshid=d3lsb25vanM2eW03&utm_source=qr
Here is my fundraising page: https://www.longestday.org.au/fundraisers/ceciliachan
The “Option agreement” has expired and the club retains the land above the 8th tee.
Melbourne Water Project
A few more delays expected on our site in 2023 whilst MW do some more flood modelling. The project is still continuing and will break ground near 8th tee shortly. As soon as we hear official news we will post here when works progress on our site. The club will be negotiating ongoing compensation as a result of the delay.
As a side note if you’re interested, for any info relating to the broader Maribyrnong flood review Melbourne Water is undertaking (not specific to this project) you can check out the link below.
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Contacting Us/ Request some info
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.
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 ground staff accordingly to minimize interference on main competition days or work early morning.
Beware of Snakes at all times