Smythesdale had a team at the recent North West Cup at Halls Gap on April 22nd. We did reasonable well with 7th placing out of 12 teams.
We had three teams at the annual Avoca Doubles - Jeff and Clive, Chris and John and the Daves. The Daves ended up third in the Consulante. The other two teams did pretty well in the Sociale. Some photos.
We had eight players at the annual Apollo Bay tournament in February. The Daves and Jeff missed out on the Final by 1 mm! Ask them to explain!
Most club members gathered at Michel and Beryl's place on Dec 8th for a Xmas drink.
Great to see the two Daves there from Melbourne.
Big thanks you to Beryl and Michel for hosting and to Pam O for her beautiful jam that was given out to everyone.
Rory, Bec and Little Dave played at the Woodend/Hanging Rock tournament in November. They played some pretty stiff competition but managed to win one game. It was only Becs second tournament.
We had two teams at Avoca this year. Jeff and the Daves made it to the semifinals of the Sociale on the Sunday and the other team; John, Clive and Chris, had a few good games on the Saturday.
Two teams went to Halls Gap on 21st October. Jack, Gordon and Jeff won two out of five. Chris, Clive and John won three out of five and got into the Pricipale but had to withdraw as they weren't coming back the next day. Good friendly day all round.
The Tournament was held on Oct 7th. Sixteen teams participated with Dave Walker from Smythesdale teaming up with Glen Bovell and Brian Fitzpatrick from the Grampians Club coming out eventual winners. A good day. Special thanks to PRD Real estate and Michael Unwin wines for their sponsorship.
A big thank you to members Gordon Oliver and Clive Williams for the very impressive (Belated) Bastille Day Honours Presentation
It was pretty windy but e had a good day at the Open day and attracted a few new interested parties.
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