Veteran Women Golfers' Association of NSW (VWGA)

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August Newsletter

Posted on 19th August, 2023


Wollongong and Marrickville have been played since our last edition and are reported later. It has been an easier time though with a nice spell of relaxation in between. Beverley Park was on the 7th August and is closely followed Muswellbrook on the 21st and 22nd August. Whilst in Wollongong I had the pleasure of catching up with June Moore (2nd right), who was the country representative on the committee for many years and was the administrator for the Country championships. June caught the train from Wollongong to the office on a weekly basis until an accident unfortunately precluded her further attendance.

Our most prestigious event is our Championships to be held at Asquith on the 22nd September – 1st Division play stroke, Divisions 2,3 and 4 all play stableford. Come along and join us, the more the merrier.

In the last edition the dates for the Country Tournaments for 2024 were listed. Please note that the Tamworth event has had a date change.

  1. Tamworth         23-23 February 
  2. Mollymook          1-2 July
  3. Coolangatta         1-2 August
  4. Bathurst              11-12 November

As mentioned in my last report, a motion will be put forward at the AGM on the 24th of November to increase the membership fee to $7.00 due to increased costs. This is not a decision we have come to lightly.


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June Newsletter

Posted on 28th June, 2023


Over the past six weeks a metropolitan tournament held at Long Reef, and a 2-day country tournament at Cootamundra have kept the grass from growing beneath our feet! These are reported on later in the Newsletter. We have also held a tournament at Wollongong so, this, and Marrickville (June 23rd) will be featured in the August edition. Welcome Emerald Downs Golf Course (Port Macquarie) to the VWGA family.

We have now confirmed the dates for the 2024 Country Tournaments.
1. Tamworth  22-23 February.  The dates have changed for this tournament from 7-8 March.  
2. Mollymook 1-2 July
3. Coolangatta 1-2 August
4. Bathurst 11-12 November

As you can see, we do try to get around a lot of country NSW. Any club who would like to host a county tournament in either 2025 or 2026 please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Please note that a motion will be put forward at the AGM in November to increase the membership
fee of $7.00. We are also suffering the fate of many with increasing rents, electricity, insurances, and general office expenses. I can assure you that this is not a decision we have come to lightly.

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Vets Newsletter April 2023

Posted on 26th April, 2023


Two more tournaments have been held in late February & March, Port Macquarie, and The Coast. These are reported on later in the newsletter. Pictured are the committee, plus yours truly at the Port Macquarie welcome!

We have three more coming up in April and May. Long Reef was held on April 14th, Cootamundra is on 25/26 May and Wollongong on 29th May. Plenty to choose from with lots of different areas being covered. The event at Muswellbrook on August 21/22 has now closed. But they are starting a waiting list in case of cancellations. Gee you must be quick these days! It’s not too late to enter the Cootamundra tournament as it closes on May 15th. Why not come and join us?

Now for some housekeeping:
When you are sending information into us could you please scan any information on your computer and not your phone. Sometimes it is the formatting, sometimes the size and quite often just impossible to read. When entering a tournament in which you need a partner (2 ball) or more in a 4-person team event, would you please NOT pay singularly. It would be appreciated if you could please pay together in one transaction.

Should you have to withdraw from a tournament before the draw has been completed, you will get all your money refunded to you. If you withdraw after the draw has been completed, and you have a valid reason, you will get your entry money refunded less a $7.00 administration fee. If you withdraw without a valid reason, there will be no refund.


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Upcoming Events


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Posted on 2nd September, 2023

Division 1 – Stroke

Divisions  2, 3 & 4 Stableford


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Albury Two Day Tournament

Posted on 3rd July, 2023

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On behalf of the ladies at Albury Commercial Golf Club, as we are now closer to the event, I am inviting you to join us in the Vets Women’s Golf Australia invitational tournament date to be held at Commercial Albury on Monday, 16th and Tuesday, 17th October 2023.  On Sunday evening 15th October, we will be hosting a casual welcome dinner at attendees own expense for those ladies joining us from out of town.   On the Monday evening we will be hosting a presentation dinner at the Commercial Club Dean Street address which will include live entertainment.

As with most of our tournaments, we are expecting a full field and we encourage you to talk to your players and look at organising accommodation as soon as possible should you need.  Details of some accommodation choices are attached to the flyer.  Should you have any questions regarding other accommodation, please feel free to call me.

Please note that all players should be members of the VWGA of NSW Inc or affiliated associations.  Non members are ineligible to win the Monday’s event.

We look forward to hosting you at this wonderful event. 


Jan Bye

Ladies Captain

Commercial Albury Ladies Golf

0407 244 510

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Posted on 2nd July, 2023



Entries Close: Tuesday 24 October

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