The Stratford Golf Club’s clubhouse has undergone a major upgrade.
Club president Matthew McDonald says the club received two lots of funding for work to be done at the club — a grant of $10,000 from the New Zealand Community Trust and $40,000 from TET.
The renovations have been part of an on-going tidy up of the clubhouse and entrance way and building a new office.
New features include eftpos, a new security system and a new computer system.
The club is also getting a new roof as well as a rain water system which will allow the club to be self reliant.
“It’s looking quite good now and is being used by more and more community groups as a venue for things like meetings, funerals and functions.”
The club has further work planned before the National Veterans Tournament, including a bar and kitchen refurbishment. The club will host the major tournament in March 2020.
Matthew says he encourages all golfers or would-be golfers to come and give twilight golf a go.
He says it is a fun way to learn the game, or develop skills in it in a fun, relaxed and social atmosphere.
“It’s a chance to enjoy the game and a great golf course in good company.”
■ Junior golf coaching starts at the Stratford Golf Club Friday night on November 9.
Coaching is free for schoolaged children and starts at
Also starting next Friday night is twilight golf at 3.30pm which is $5 per person.
The Business House Golf Competition also starts from
5pm. Food and drinks will be available at the club.