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Redwood Park Golf Club News, 21st November 2018

1. Life member Terry Lee is heading to the winterless north to live . You are invited to extend best wishes to Terry, in the Clubhouse 4pm , Friday 23rd November.

2. Closing day bucket raffle

Would you please grab a bucket and fill it with special goods that can be used for a raffle on closing day, 15th December . Some ideas could be ….

ü Chocolate

ü Special treat groceries ( not past or near an expiry date)

ü Quality alcoholic or non alcoholic drinks

ü Consumer products

ü Golf treats

….. other items that others would really appreciate

Buckets may be collected from the office and returned by Monday 10th December.

3. Events coming up :

§ Thurs, 22 November : Rymans Healthcare Veterans Classic. Shot gun start at 9.30am. Course closed until 2pm . It is great to see a full field for this event . Thank you to the sponsors : Ryman Healthcare; Babich Wines; The Clubroom golf experience; Morrison Funeral Services; Bruce Moore- Harcourts .

The twilight competition will still be on .

§ Friday 30th November: The clubhouse will be closed from 5.45pm for a private function.

§ Saturday 1st December : The World Cup of Golf . Shot gun start at 9.30am . Course closed until 2pm

§ Sunday 2nd December : We host the North Harbour Golf mixed pennants finals featuring teams from Helensville, Waitemata, North Shore, Pupuke, Wainui, Omaha, South Head, Whangaparaoa. Tee off between 9am -10am.

§ Sunday afternoon 2nd December : the juniors end of year event and prizegiving

§ Friday 7th December: NZ Police Tournament. Shot gun start at 10am. Course closed from 8am until 2.30pm

§ Saturday 8th December : Club Hamper Day competition

§ Wednesday 12th December : Business House finals. Course closed from 9.30am to 5pm.

§ Saturday 15th December : Club Closing Day ; awesome sixes . Shotgun start at 10.30am , followed by entertainment mid afternoon from “The Repeats Band”.

§ Tuesday 25th December : the Clubhouse and office is closed.

§ Saturday 5th January : Holiday Open . Shotgun start 10.30am

§ Saturday 19th January : Club Opening Day

4. Our Mens Masters 54 hole tournament : 25/26/27 January 2019 . The entry form is on our website There are some great prizes including a prize sponsored by Emirates Airline and World Travellers.

5. Golf Carts on closing day : we will have 14 carts available and priority will exist for those with a medical certificate.

6. Sponsor of the Month : The Greenstone and Paua Factory Shop , at 31 Veronica St, New Lynn, are a valued sponsor of our Club . This Saturday 24th November they will have a display of product in our Clubhouse , available to be purchased . They are offering great prices which are 50% - 70% below normal retail. Cash only ( no credit facility). Those prices will be available again only to club members at their showroom up until Christmas

7. Welcome to Torque Digital , which has joined our family of sponsors .Torque Digital produce digital print, fabric print and signage and are based at 18 Moselle Ave , Henderson . See their website Kris Hassett and Liam Talbot are the Directors of Torque Digital and members of our club. Welcome guys!

8. Coaching young people is very rewarding : Would you like to participate in the PGA foundation coach on line training and help our young players? During the training you would receive mentoring from Matt Davis, Coaches Inc . It may also benefit your own game. Please discuss this with Warren , General Manager.

9. Our Club liquor licence is currently being reviewed as part of a renewal process. We are proud that all members understand their personal responsibilities to control alcohol consumption and our Club licence has not been under threat. As a reminder:

§ After your game please re hydrate with water before you enjoy a drink from the bar.

§ Enjoy some food from the kitchen

§ We have a selection of low alcohol or non- alcoholic drinks

§ Arrange safe and alternative transport from the Club

10. New members . There have been many new members join our club recently and many casual players visiting our course. Our membership has increased to 477 .

When you play next time, please extend a big welcome to players that may be new to our course or who you do not know.

Welcome to these members who have joined since 1st October :

§ Bernie Allen – flexi

§ Joshua Anson – junior

§ Patrick Anson – junior

§ Roy Appleton – weekday

§ Sung Mi Bae- summer

§ Anthony D’Aloisio – summer

§ Jonathon Edmeades – full ( under 25)

§ Fraser Grut – full( under 25)

§ Ankit Gupta – adult learner

§ Karina Hart – full ( under 35)

§ Matt Heaven – 9 hole

§ Craig Hedley – adult learner

§ Philip Hulse –adult learner

§ Rowan Jones – summer

§ Sjoerd Kapteyn- adult learner

§ Kim Kingstone- summer

§ Adam Kinsella- summer

§ Glenys Lee- social

§ Jerome Mason – adult learner

§ Robert McGregor – summer

§ Thomas Northcott- summer

§ Avinash Patel- full

§ Hamish Read- full ( under 30)

§ Renee Stockenstroom- adult learner

§ Liam Talbot – sponsor

§ Michael Tataryn – summer

§ Rishi Thakore- adult learner

§ Andrew Van Ross – summer

§ Chan Wook Wee- summer

§ Goeun Wee- junior

§ Ji-Eun Wee – junior

§ Hyang Woo – summer

§ Kee Woo- summer

§ John Wood- summer

§ Sunkeun Yoo – summer

§ Aaron Ironside- summer

§ Brian Hodge- summer

§ Neville Stacey – full

§ Mark Kwak – full

§ Roger Brouwer – summer

§ Martin Atkinson – full ( under 25)

11. A change in prizes for Hamper Day, Closing Day, Opening Day : The tournament sub committee have reviewed the prizes for these events and there will be less meat prizes for performance awards and more retail vouchers will be awarded.

12. 2019 Fixtures book : If your company would like to advertise in our annual fixtures book, please contact Warren at the Club , or Gary at Alpine Printers

13. Golf Administration: If you would like to learn aspects of golf event administration ( competition set up; result processing ; point of sale admin ) then we need a back up person available on a casual basis . See Warren

14. The Clubhouse now has a sunny corner for you to sit on more comfortable lounge furniture. Many thanks to Jeremy Cooper and Liz Meyers for donating items .

15. The Twilight competition on Thursdays is attracting many people . Come on down for this fun, 9 hole event. Tee off any time from 3.30pm to 5.30pm

kind regards
Warren and the team at Redwood Park Golf Club 
ph 09 8338253  

Redwood Park Golf Club
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