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June 27, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – June 28, 2018

THE cost of playing golf is something we’d rather not think about, but it is something that has to be considered at this time...

June 20, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – June 21, 2018

HOW many of us take advantage of the benefits of using the list of reciprocal clubs that we have at out club? There may...

June 13, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – June 14, 2018

WHILE it was a pretty normal week on the golf course at the club last week, it was a great weekend for Portarlington, with...

June 6, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – June 7, 2018

WE HAVE neglected to report on the Men’s Veterans Pennant team, who played their season throughout the months of March and April. They played...

May 30, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – May 31, 2018

THERE is obviously a lot more to the Portarlington Golf Club than just the golf! Our history book tells us about the developing stages...

May 23, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – May 24, 2018

OUR ladies’ pennant teams are nearing the end of their season, with one round left to play. Unfortunately, none of them are in the...

May 16, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – May 17, 2018

OUR Men’s and Ladies’ Pennant players have been in full swing recently, with our men just completing their season. Our Division 2 team secured...

May 9, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – May 10, 2018

THE success or otherwise of a club like ours depends largely on the volunteers willing to do the huge variety of tasks that are...

May 2, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – May 3, 2018

I HAVE been reading an article in the April issue of the Inside Golf magazine about the release of the 2017 driving distance study....

April 30, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – April 26, 2018

WOULD you like to become the huge celebrity that being chief writer of the PGC column brings!? I have decided that after five years...

April 18, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – April 19, 2018

OUR ladies began their much-anticipated Pennant season this week with four teams entered. Our Division 1 team, comprising Jenny Edmanson, Bec Waldron, Angela Foott,...

April 11, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – April 12, 2018

THE R&A and the USGA have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented on January 1, 2019. Golfers can now access the...

April 4, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – April 5, 2018

Golf clubs are places where records are made, and we have a very impressive Trophy Cabinet in our entrance foyer area where these records...

March 28, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – March 29, 2018

COURSE Superintendent Steve Burchett and his team are constantly working hard to maintain our golf course. We are extremely lucky at Portarlington to have...

March 21, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – March 22, 2018

GET ready for the new footy season, which kicks off on Thursday, March 22. Join the fun in the biggest and best Footy Tipping...

March 14, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – March 15, 2018

ON Friday March 9, I had the pleasure of playing in the Senior Social nine-hole event for members of both genders over 50. This...

March 7, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – March 8, 2018

ONE of our popular events was held recently, the Taffy and Jean Carpenter Mixed Pinehurst, which attracted 18 pairs, many of whom were married...

February 28, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – March 1, 2018

THE final round of junior pennant competition was completed on Sunday February 11. While not as successful as they had hoped in terms of...

February 23, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – February 22, 2018

A BIG talking point at the club lately has been the Wednesday night members draw, which takes place weekly. The jackpot has reached $4,800,...

February 19, 2018

Portalington Golf Club – Febuary 15, 2018

THE 7th Annual Barwon Cleaning Supplies Pro-Am at Portarlington Golf Club on Tuesday February 6 was a resounding success with the Bellarine turning on...

February 13, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – Febuary 8, 2018

THERE wouldn’t be many golfers in our region who didn’t make it to 13th Beach last weekend to see some unbelievable golf played at...

February 2, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – Febuary 1, 2018

NEXT Tuesday February 6 sees the staging of the annual Barwon Cleaning Supplies Pro Am event. This will mark the event’s seventh year, with...

January 29, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – January 25, 2018

EACH year at about this time, we have a contingent of men and women from our club who enter into the Golf Victoria Heart...

January 22, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – January 18, 2018

IT WAS proposed and decisively passed at our AGM last October to do away with the traditional separate Men’s and Ladies’ golf committees to...

January 15, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – January 11, 2018

I MUST admit that even if I wasn’t holidaying at one of our beautiful coastal resorts, I would have chosen not to play in...

January 8, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – January 4, 2018

Saturday December 23: Men’s and Ladies Stableford Of the 154 men on the course, Peter Bird sang the loudest with an incredible 45 points to...

January 3, 2018

Portarlington Golf Club – December 28, 2017

MANY golfers toss the balls up and play a competition within their group. The losing pair usually buys a Keno or Lotto ticket and...

December 22, 2017

Portarlington Golf Club – December 14, 2017

WITH the festive season now right on our doorstep, the club is busy making various arrangements for the influx of visitors that are welomed...

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