2021 Babinda NAIDOC Celebration
On Friday, September 10, the town of Babinda came together to ack
LAST week the weather cooperated and the grounds crew have worked extremely hard to get the course looking amazing which is very much appreciated.Members and social players are reminded to please repair their divots on the fairways/roughs and pitch marks on the greens.
The Medal of Medals final was held last Saturday during the Cairns Golf World Monthly Medal with 44 players registered.
The current Monthly Medal winners from December 2019 – May 2021 were:
|Dec 19: Geoff Johnston||Jun 20: Aman Singh||Jan 21: Shane Trembath|
|Jan 20: Des Hensler||Jul 20: Andrew Rose||Feb 21: Colin Lyons|
|Feb 20: John Lombardi||Aug 20: Kevin Walsh||Mar 21: Trent Mann|
|Mar 20: Dan Carter||Sep 20: James Scullen||Apr 21: Shane Trembath|
|April 20: Allan Gould||Oct 20: Cindy Cockle||May 21: Jake Cockle|
|May 20: Rauno Lehtsalu||Dec 20: Geoff Johnston|
The afternoon groups in Wednesday All Sporters 9-hole competition got out on the course however, it was a bit wet for the lunch time crew.
1st: Josh Jones 21pts
2nd: Caine Cockle Jnr 19pts c/b
Last Friday saw one of the biggest fields in the Friday Sporters 9-hole competition with 15 players out on the course. Players needed to be on their game to get amongst the prizes. Vaughan Smith loved the new Pings and had a great score of 22pts.
1st: Vaughan Smith 22pts
2nd: Rod Ingram 21pts
3rd: Jake Cockle 19pts
Saturday’s sponsored 18-hole competition, the Peak Aviation Stableford was held with a special thanks to Ian Saunderson and Peak Aviation Services for their continued support.
The Eagle has landed and well done to Allan Gould for hitting one around the trees on Hole 4 and rolling it into the hole for an unlikely Eagle.
The course was playing hard with the best scores coming on for the day at even par 36 points.
One of Innisfail’s newest members Blake Thomas held his own to fend off Stephen Todd in a count back.
1st: Blake Thomas 36pts
2nd: Stephen Todd 36pts
3rd: Marc Di Carlo 35pts
Innisfail juniors were keen to get on the course but had limited time due to impending wet weather. The teams shot out on the course for a fun Ambrose over 4 holes which brought out their competitive streak.
One shot separated all three teams after play and it came down to the much anticipated dice roll for handicaps. Team FACO’S got the win after rolling five for handicap.
Junior golfers travelled up the hill on Sunday to play in the Atherton Junior Open.
Innisfail Club Championships are fast approaching on June 12 -13 and June 19 – 20. On Saturday night, June 12 after round one, the committee is holding the 2020 presentation night from 6.00pm.
Please register attendance with a committee member at the clubhouse for catering purposes. Dinner and light entertainment will be provided to recognise the club’s champions and volunteers.
A new competition sponsored by Vandeluer & Todd Solicitors and Drummond Golf is being introduced for all who love match play.
Match Play will be played over three qualifying rounds followed by quarter, semi and grand final rounds. The first round starts on June 26.
Members and visitors can register their interest, nominate or find out further information via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0438 721 497.
The Southern Vets, for our Veteran golfers was hosted in Innisfail last Tuesday. The club hopes to continue holding their events for years to come.
Membership renewals for the 2021 – 2022 golf season are now payable. There has been a 5% increase this year for all memberships. Membership forms are available at the bar in the clubhouse.
Please visit Innisfail Golf Club Facebook page to keep up with golf in the region.
Wednesday All Sporters competition – from 12.00pm groups of 4 permitted
Friday Sporters competition – from 12.00pm and 2.00pm groups of 4 permitted – online bookings
Saturday competition – Cairns Golf World Monthly Medal
2021 Club Championships June 12 – 13 and 19 – 20
Vandeleur & Todd Match Play Round 1 – June 26
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