Golf Update

April 2019

Congratulations Stephen Mitchell on winning the B2 Division.
Blind and Vision Impaired Golf Championships Victoria. played at Rosebud over two days. with 68 Stableford points over the 2 days.

Congratulations to Stephen Webb on Finishing Runner up in the 2019 Australian Police Championships down at the Mornington Peninsula , WGC was represented by Steve Egbers and John Mouawad.

The 54 hole tournament stroke play was played at The Dunes, Moonah Links Legends course and Moonah Links Open course. Steve had 4 holes to play in the final round and was 2 behind the leaders and managed to finish eagle, par, birdie, par for a round of 1 under par – a total of 1 over for the 54 holes (74, 72, 71). To find himself in a playoff with Andrew Hume from South Australia.

Pennants Recap 2019

Congratulation to all involved in the Illawarra pennants series and  thank you to all Team mangers and support crew who turned up to all matches.

Illawarra Pennantlost in final at moss vale in close match going down in a playoff 

B Pennant have finished the series in 4th place on 6 pts, winners of this division were Links Shell Cove. Big thanks to Peter Sainsbury who goes above and beyond with managing our clubs team

C Pennant have finished in 4th position on 2 pts in this year’s tough Div. 1 C Pennant division, Winners were Port Kembla on 7 pts. 

White Horse Cup Pennant have finished 3rd in their pool (Div 3).

Encourage Shield Pennant finished 1st in pool stage, but lost in the final to St George’s Basin Vincentia in a play off.

Ladies Clinics

Ladies clinic 4 week beginner clinic is over the half the way mark, Ladies have been learning Chipping, Putting, Hitting and basic golf fundamentals over the last 3 sessions. Our Ladies are very keen to see how things go on course in our last session and we hope to make these players new members of Wollongong Golf Club in the future . A new 4 week block of Ladies beginners classes will start Saturday 13th April please see Pro Shop staff for more info and bookings

Junior Clinics

Junior clinics have been fully attended with 4 classes per week, Kids have been involved with Jack, Greg and Aaron in skills classes and on course learning.  Kids classes will have a break during the Easter holidays for 2 weeks and start back Monday 29th April.

Special Events

Titleist Golf ball fitting and education day was held on Saturday 23rd March.  The team from Titleist had plenty of freebies to hand out and the latest SM7 vokey wedges plus Scotty Cameron Putters to demo. If you missed out on Saturdays ball fitting day check out the Process the Titleist team used to get the right ball for YOU!

It’s a fact. Playing a properly fit golf ball will help you shoot lower scores. Try out this tool to start the golf ball fitting process. The next step is to conduct an on-course evaluation to see which golf ball ultimately performs the best for your game.

Titleist Ball SALE – Buy 3 dozen and receive and additional dozen FREE! You can also have the balls stamped with your personalisation

THE GOLF BALL FITTING PROCESS

Step 1: Assessment and Selection
Titleist golf ball fitting begins with an assessment of your game, your performance objectives, and your personal preferences.  

Step 2: Green-to-Tee On Course Evaluation
The Titleist Green-to-Tee fitting process involves an evaluation of all shots on the golf course, with the greatest emphasis placed on shots around and into the green.

Step 3: Putting the New Ball in Play
Commit to playing the golf ball you’ve been fitted for exclusively. Using the same model golf ball on every shot of every round eliminates performance variation, builds confidence and consistency, and will ultimately lead to you shooting lower scores.

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