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Current local rules

Temporary Local Rule for Preferred Lies

Due to current fairway conditions caused by lack of rain, preferred lies are now in operation on closely-mown surfaces only. Players may lift and place their ball within a card length. The ball must be marked before being lifted.

Temporary Local Rule for Abnormal Ground Conditions

The following areas of the course are ground under repair from which play is prohibited:

  1. All trench works across the course and beside the first green.
  2. Any ash piles that have resulted from burning off.

If a player's ball lies in these areas, or if it interferes with the player's stance or the area of their intended swing, the player must take relief under Rule 25-1b.

Permanent Local Rule

Rules 18-2, 18-3 and 20-1 are modified as follows:

When a player’s ball lies on the putting green, there is no penalty if the ball or ball-marker is accidentally moved by the player, his partner, his opponent, or any of their caddies or equipment. The moved ball or ball-marker must be replaced as provided in Rules 18-2, 18-3 and 20-1. This Local Rule applies only when the player’s ball or ball-marker lies on the putting green and any movement is accidental.

Dalhousie District Pennant Draw 2018 (Division 3 Handicap)

Round 1 March 25: Trentham v Woodend at Lancefield
Round 2 April 8: Kilmore v Trentham at Hidden Valley
Round 3 April 15: Hosted by Trentham
Round 4 April 22: Trentham v Hidden Valley at Woodend
Round 5 April 29: Lancefield v Trentham at Kilmore
Round 6 May 6: Romsey v Trentham at Mt Macedon
Round 7 May 20: Trentham v Mt Macedon at Romsey
Finals: May 27


We are always in need of additional volunteers for starting fields and serving in the bar. If there are any members not rostered who would like to help by offering their services, please contact Dick Ellis (Thursday starters), John Hudson (Saturday starters) or Terry South (all bar rosters).

Starter Rosters

Thank you for volunteering. If you cannot attend on your rostered day please arrange a change with someone else listed, or contact Dick Ellis (Thursday roster) or John Hudson (Saturday roster).

With the introduction of OneGolf, starting now involves collecting and recording competition fees and assembling and despatching playing groups.

Hit-off times are 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Please aim to be at the clubhouse just prior to 10.00 a.m. on the day you are a starter. To avoid being "stranded" at the end, arrange for someone to join you for a late hit-off.

Thursday starter rosters April-June 2018

Date Event Starters
April 12 Stableford Mike Aston
April 19 4BBB Stroke Ken Anders
April 26 Stableford Keith Webster
May 3 Stroke, Monthly Medal David Fry
May 10 Stableford Ian Cornthwaite
May 17 4BBB Par Mark Fisher
May 24 Stableford Jim Paul
May 31 Stableford Geoff Durham
June 7 Stroke, Monthly Medal Neville Anderson
June 14 Stableford John Terry
June 21 Stableford Michael Hotchin
June 28 2-person Ambrose Mike De Jong

Not rostered (will be on the next roster): Les Healey, David Evans, Chris Hansen, Harold Moore, Terry South, Chris Milne, Dick Ellis, Reg Palmer, Patrick Ryan, Bill Holmes, Jack Conway, Gary Middleton, Neil Aplin.

Saturday starter rosters April-June 2018

Date Event Starters
April 7 Stroke, Monthly Medal John Hudson
April 14 4-person Ambrose Alan Snowden
April 21 4BBB Stableford David Head
April 28 Par Shane Robinson
May 5 Stroke, Monthly Medal Ian Power
May 12 4BBB Stroke John Smithwick
May 19 Par Seaton Jones
May 26 Stableford Russell Hanson
June 2 Stroke, Monthly Medal Harold Moore
June 9 Par Neil Aplin
June 11 Queens Birthday Stableford (Monday)
Kevin Sheedy
June 16 Stableford Reg Palmer
June 23 4BBB Stableford Geoff Varley
June 30 Stableford Alan Snowden

 Bar rosters

Bar rosters are now advised and amended by e-mail. Contact Terry South on 0404 800 950 to change the roster, or to volunteer for bar service.

Golf Fore a Cause

Events at Trentham may be included in the Western Open "Golf Fore a Cause" competition operated and supported by Drummond Golf Niddrie. Proceeds go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.

Entry costs an extra $5 over the normal club competition fee, and there is $1500 worth of prizes available each month, including $500 for the best score. All scores will be judged on the golfer's Stableford handicapping score in GolfLink. Every golfer who matches or beats their handicap will win a sleeve of three golf balls.

Course conditions

18 May 2018

 Fairways: Fairways are greening up again with some nice rain. Preferred lies are still in place for the near future.

 Greens: Excellent.

 Surrounds: Excellent.

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