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Oakbank Introduces Orange Tees
In line with Golf Australia's policy encouraging clubs to introduce shorter courses, the OGC has introduced orange tees to its course.
Much of the work associated with the new tees has been carried out by the junior development director, Adrian Braddock. The tees will be available for use this coming Saturday (7/12/19).
Read Adrian's explanation of the reasons behind the new tees and find out how they are rated by clicking here
You can also read Golf SA's explanation of the "Short Course" advantages by clicking here
2nd VW Scramble at Oakbank
Oakbank Golf Club hosted its second VW Scramble on Sunday February 23 with fourteen teams competing to go on to the state final.
The event was made possible by the support of local VW dealer Duttons. Ben Traeger of On Course Golf made the pre event arrangements and OGC Captain Ben Birtles efficiently managed all the golf aspects on the day.
The winning team members were Adam Wake, Paul Schofield, Jake Munn and Lynden Claridge
Captain Ben, left, with 3 of the winning team members and Dutton's "AJ" Murray, right.
Juniors at Oakbank
On Sunday October 27, Oakbank Golf Club hosted a junior competition involving four clubs in the MY Golf League, Hills Division – Oakbank/Echunga, Mt Barker, Mt Osmond and Blackwood.
Oakbank Golf’s junior development director, Adrian Braddock (pictured below (right) with Oakbank President Peter Murray) said the competition, part of the My Golf program organised by Golf Australia and Golf SA, involved 24 juniors.
Blackwood won over Aston Hills and Oakbank/Echunga won against Mt Osmond.
The competition runs over 4 weeks and next week the clubs play at Blackwood with the final being held at Mt Osmond.
Royal Adelaide Women at Oakbank
Oakbank Golf Club hosted 14 Royal Adelaide Women in a Stableford Competition on Tuesday November 26. It is hoped the event will become and annual occurance.
OGC Captain, Judy Thomson congratulated the winners - Division 1 Sue Pentelow (from RA), R/U Anne Hunter. Division 2 Ally Day , R/U Mary Parkyn (all pictured below)
Judy offered a big thank you to Bruce for his gourmet catering and Max on the bar.
Some of the magnificent VW s on display. "AJ" announced a special offer to all competing golfers of at least $1000 discount on these vehicles.