Entries Open for 2019 NSW Veteran Golfers Strokeplay Championships

THE NSW Veteran Golfers Association Strokeplay Championship conducted again this year in Western Sydney is a hugely popular event for older golfers and will likely continue to be a sellout.

Entries are now open for the 54 hole tournament to be held at Richmond, Glenmore Heritage Valley and Stonecutters Ridge Golf Clubs from Monday March 25 to Wednesday March 27.

Entries are on a first in, first served basis so anyone contemplating taking part should get their forms in.

The cost of just $110 includes green fees, a light breakfast and presentation lunch on day three at the Greg Norman designed Stonecutters Ridge.

The final round at Stoneutters Ridge Golf Club is always a highlight. This elevated par three on the back nine is a great challenge.

At what will be the 27th edition of the championship there is a $400 voucher up for grabs for the overall scratch winner of the Des Coady Memorial Shield as well as 54 hole and daily winners in three grades. There are also age divisions and other prizes.

Long time tournament director Les Knox (pictured at top on right) and his committee will only be taking entries from golfers looking to play all three days up to the official cut off date of March 11 after which a decision will be made whether or not to accept entries for less than three days.  Veteran golfers can be placed on a waiting list to play on one or two days in case spots become available.

NOTE: Story changed 21/2/19 to reflect change of second round venue from Dunheved to Glenmore Heritage Valley Golf Club due to severe weather affecting course condition of Dunheved 

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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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