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Teeing up for a big week

Thursday, 20th September, 2012

Veteran’s Captain Ally Graziani (left) with President and Tournament Director, Denis Martin, are busy prganising next week’s events. Veteran’s Captain Ally Graziani (left) with President and Tournament Director, Denis Martin, are busy prganising next week’s events.

By Ben Sheffield

The Broken Hill Veterans Golf Club is gearing up for the annual Silver City Classic, a week-long golf feast of three competitions played over four days.

This is will be the seventh Silver City Classic and about 100 people are expected to take part in the event, including around 75 visitors.

Henderson wins Outback Open

Tuesday, 24th July, 2012

Trevor Henderson won his second consecutive Outback Golf Open at the weekend. Trevor Henderson won his second consecutive Outback Golf Open at the weekend.

By Ben Sheffield

Trevor Henderson has won the 2012 Outback Golf Open after a stellar Sunday round of four under par 68 saw him storm home to claim the title.

Henderson recorded a par round of 72 for the first 18 holes and coupled with his performance on Sunday, he recorded a total score
of 140.

The victory is Henderson's second in the prestigious event in as many years and is the first time in a number of years that a winner of the event has shot under par.

Have a swing and raise cash for the widows

Saturday, 14th April, 2012

AMBROSE: Legacy’s Mark Winen on course getting in some practice for tomorrow’s charity golf day. AMBROSE: Legacy’s Mark Winen on course getting in some practice for tomorrow’s charity golf day.

Enjoying a round of golf will never be as rewarding as this.

To raise money for the care of the city’s war widows, Legacy is inviting golfers to get swinging at its charity golf day tomorrow at the BH Golf and Country Club.

Every year the four-person open attracts close to 100 players and keen golfer and Legacy secretary, Mark Winen, says he’s hoping they can get close to that number again.

Ace twice as nice

Thursday, 1st March, 2012

STRAIGHT SHOOTER: Ken Rogers scored his second hole in one recently. STRAIGHT SHOOTER: Ken Rogers scored his second hole in one recently.

Ken Rogers has scored the second ace of his golfing career - and the feeling is twice as sweet.

The 65-year-old scored his first hole in one when he first started playing golf “around five or six years ago”, and said that he had no real concept at the time of how difficult the feat was.

Rogers hit his latest perfect shot on the Broken Hill Golf Club’s 8th hole while playing in the men’s stableford competition last week.

A lifetime of fun

Wednesday, 29th February, 2012

STEPPING UP: Kyle Jelbert recently achieved his Golf Australia Handicap. He is one of the many juniors who will take to the greens in 2012. STEPPING UP: Kyle Jelbert recently achieved his Golf Australia Handicap. He is one of the many juniors who will take to the greens in 2012.

Aspiring golfers will have a chance to take to the greens on Sunday at the Broken Hill Golf Club’s junior registration day.

New and returning players between the ages of 7 and 18 are invited to come along and sign up as the club looks to build on a successful 2011 season.

Coach Peter Jeffery said that youngsters who take up the sport will have an outlet for fun and fitness for the rest of their lives.

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