All systems go for ladies golf
LAST Wednesday, the annual general meeting for Mansfield Ladies Golf was held.
As with most events involving the lady golfers, this one was preceded by a round of golf – any excuse to get out on the course.
Over lunch, ladies’ captain Linda Terry delivered her report, thanking her committee for sharing the load and responsibilities.
She also thanked the club professionals for their support over the year, and the lady members in general ‘who bake, contribute raffle prizes, man desks, serve lunches, do crazy skits at championship dinners and who all generally make golf and our club a lot of fun’.
Ms Terry also commended the women who helped make the hosting of the Victorian Spring Tournament a resounding success, and thanked the men from the club who had helped out with the event.
The eagerness of the women golfers to travel far and wide was also mentioned in the report.
“For a club with our membership to be putting up three pennant teams each year is just amazing,” Ms Terry said.
The list of achievements for the year is impressive:
the club sent 16 ladies to the North East Championships in Corowa, with a number of division wins over the two days;
the Mansfield Bowl event attracted a field of 97 players, with the team from Bright taking home the Bowl;
over the 12 month period, there have been 11 different Monthly Medal winners who will be contesting the Medal of Medals event this week;
at the Mazda 4BBB, three pairs of Mansfield ladies reached the finals;
in June alone, the ladies represented Mansfield in Cobram, Wangaratta, Strathbogie, Benalla, Tarawingee and Mildura.
The ladies’ finances are in good shape for the year, with a healthy profit available for the start of the New Year.
With new members joining the club over the year, the future of women’s golf in Mansfield looks rosy.