19 November – Riversdale Golf Club
The Doug Bachli and AGM go to Riversdale
The Society’s final golf event the Doug Bachli Trophy was played a Riversdale Golf Club due to the events regular venue Victoria Golf Club being unable to host due their Greens renovation program.
A good field of 30 played 18-holes of Stableford enjoying the challenging Riversdale hills in very warm conditions, yet despite the hot weather many good scores were returned.
The Men’s winner and Doug Bachli winner was Past winner Max Findlay with 37 points in a countback from Paul Bray.
The Women’s winner also a Past winner was Kim Hastie with 35 points and the Runner up was Virginia Gorrell with 33 points
The Nearest the Pin for the Men was Riversdale member Ron Mathieson and no record for Women
The AGM was held after the golf, the meeting was chaired by President Graeme Ryan
who presented his Annual Report, followed by the Treasurer Neil Walker who presented the Financial report for 2017- 2018.
Secretary Kim Hastie read out the Committee Elections-
Retiring committee members were David Hewitt and Mango Maguire both stepping down due to work commitments.
The Secretary acknowledged Mango for his wonderful contribution as editor of The Long Game for past two years.
The two newly elected committee members were Peter Vlahandreas and Greg Bain who has agreed to take on the role as Editor of The Long Game.
After the AGM the 40 attendees enjoyed a Cocktail Party to close out the night.
President Graeme Ryan and Committee give thanks to the Riversdale Golf for their generous hospitality ensuring another successful day for the members.