WESTERN AUSTRALIAN VETERAN GOLFERS ASSOCIATION
Secretary / Treasurer : Tony Farrow Ph 0438 259 543
MINUTES of meeting held at Royal Perth Golf Club on Tuesday 25th October 2016
PRESENT: Garry Carter, Mike Bemrose, Tony Farrow, Gordon Sherlock, Stan Bird, Mick Glasson, Stan Sexton, Ron Cole, David Scott, Peter Green
APOLOGIES: Colin Thorniley
MINUTES: of previous meeting held on 30/8/2016 confirmed and accepted
BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES:
All games since last meeting have been well attended and Araluen at 109 players was the highest in recent years for that course. The issue of the cart shortage and changes to some bookings was discussed. The option for two games was discussed one to cover the lower numbers during senior pennants and the other to look at making sure all players are aware that walking is an option if they prefer.
The Adelaide championships are in two weeks with WA having 71 entrants out of a total field of 282. The Gold Coast is already on line for next year at $495 if booked prior to 10th Dec this year. Full price is $545 The date is 15th – 20th October next year and Gordon will put details onto the website.
Hartfield game in November to be a 2 man ambrose event with “fancy dress” option.
SECRETARY / TREASURERS REPORT
Report tabled / Cash Book balanced to Bank Statement at 30/9/2016
Bank West $19,866 Last year $22,943
Balances carried forward 1/10/2015 $22,943 Loss year to date $3,077
Details of payments made since previous report 30/8/2016 was tabled.
Green fee summary including trophies and sponsorship for all games year to date was reviewed showing nett cost of just over $3,700
NEW MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS:
Greg Leahy WAGC Matthew Skipper Hartfield
Wal Dauberman Lakelands Chas Harris Gosnells
Brian Smith Mandurah Jeff Dow Vines
Henty Farrar Royal Fremantle Richard Pace Sea View
Patrick Buller Nedlands
Current membership 479
New members year to date 53
New members last year 55
All outstanding sponsors have now payed up except for Gosnells Dining Group. It was agreed that this sponsorship deal should not be pursued for this year.
All the thankyou letters will be mailed to the sponsors which also invites their attendance at the closing day dinner. Mike to follow up in addition to handling the general bookings for WAGC Carvery – 5th December
Some sponsors have already notified that they will not continue next year. Other options are a possibility.
The Meadow Springs option includes some prizes for the day so this will help if we have it scheduled as a WAVGA sponsored day.
The option of groups of members joining together to sponsor a day was also discussed, ie 10 members at $20 each would give them naming rights to a particular day such as footballers trophy or joint replacement recipients trophy etc based on some common interests.
The next meeting will be our AGM on Monday 5th December at 10.30am at WAGC
Secretary / Treasurer