The 2016 Bowral Golf Club Championship qualification rounds will be held on Saturday 8th October with the second round on Saturday 15th October. The top 8 gross scores in each grade, based on a count back if necessary, will then meet in match play with the finals to be played on Sunday 20th November 2016. "A" grade is handicap to 12, "B" Grade 13 to 19 and "C" Grade 20 to 36. Full Conditions of Competition are available on the Captains Blog and are also on the notice Boards in the Club House and Pro shop. As in all competition in the club, "the cream will rise to the top" however if you do not enter you cannot win. Best of luck to all.
As is the practice twice per year, all tees and greens have been renovated with a light 6-8 mm core with sand raked in and the whole area leveled. The light core gives nearly the same result as heavy coring, however it allows the greens to recover much quicker and has limited effect on play. Given we are ever mindful of keeping the course to the immaculate presentation all members deserve and expect, the coring started on Sunday afternoon with completion this morning. The wonderful help of " Dad's Army" was enlisted and eight of their finest turned up to assist the ground staff with the project. The club owes these gentlemen our many thanks on a great effort. During the break they were offered a small token of appreciation, with a sandwich and drink on the terrace.
One of our dedicated members thought it was worthwhile reminding all members on the policy for practice on our course and submitted the following :
"With many new members to the Club, it may be a good time to reiterate the general rules concerning practice at Bowral Golf Club.
The protection of the Course is paramount. Members are required to be aware of the following rules;
Members may play a practice round on the Course however, no more than TWO BALLS are to be used. Sand Buckets must be carried at all times when practicing and divots repaired."
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