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Dear Members, I hope everybody is staying safe and well leading into Easter. Unfortunately we aren't much clearer on the future of golf in Victoria since our last email. We have been in constant communications with Chris Crabbe our Golf Victoria representative regarding Golf Australia and the...

Tuesday 31/03/2020 Dear Members, Today the Committee of Management met and discussed the following key issues. Employees The club has registered for the Governments Job Keeper allowance for our eligible employees. This means we hopefully will be able to retain all staff whilst still maintaining the course. If members need...

It saddens us to announce that the Warrnambool Golf Club is closed effective immediately. This follows directives from the Victorian DHHS and subsequently Golf Australia. This directive states that we will be closed until at least April 14th. Apologies for the late notice but this...

Dear Members, On behalf of myself and the C.O.M, I would like thank all members, not only for all the well wishes the Club has received, but on how well everyone has embraced our new safety protocols during these unusual times. Today we held another specially called Committee of Management meeting. We discussed...

As at 4:45 pm 24/03/2020 The update from Golf Australia has just come through which basically said we can go about the golfing side of things as we are, provided the protocols already put in place by W.G.C. are adhered to. (full correspondence at bottom of page) Although this...

Unfortunately we haven’t heard from either Golf Australia or the Government today. We understand a meeting between the Premier and Golf Victoria is currently underway. Therefore the Club isn’t prepared to sanction any club competitions from today until we are cleared to do so. This means unfortunately...

On top of measures already implemented please observe the following Bar Instead of one table per 4 chairs, there are now 11 doubled up tables with four chairs at each. Once these 44 chairs are filled, under the new distancing guidelines, the bar is at capacity. So if you'd...

The R&A has announced overnight a series of temporary measures that will enable clubs to remove any hygiene implications related to complying with the Rules of Golf. These temporary measures are effective immediately and allow the Rules of Golf, and Model Local Rules, to be...