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Wormburner Medal

First round leader, Lachie Thomas, posted another 42 points in his second round to convincingly win the 2020 Wormburner Medal.  Hot golf LT. Lachie's two round total of 84 points wins him a $50 prize and a medal to hang on his bag for all to see. Mal Legge put in a tremendous effort with back to back 38 point days.  Well played Mal. Click here to view the top ten performers over the two r...
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Vale Bruce Gibson

It is with regret that we announce the passing of long-time member, Bruce Gibson. Bruce passed away on Wednesday after brief illness. A thorough gentleman, Bruce was a member of our club for nearly 30 years and during that time he and his wife Anne have been generous sponsors of it. Had it not been for the shutdown of golfing at present, the annual B & A Gibson American Foursomes Stableford...
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LGC Course Update – Friday 24/04/2020

Yesterday, Dylan and Denis were busy finishing off the secondary work which was generated out of the Greens Couch Reduction Program.  Whilst excavating the collar around each green to a depth of 100 mm, an enormous amount of soil rich in turf root, was removed and re-cycled by placing it around the light rough on a number of fairways, with the intention of rehabilitating those areas devoid of soil...
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LGC Course Update – Wed 22/4/2020 – Seeding

The seeding of the 9th green and the turf nursery was undertaken today to cap off a busy 8 days for the Team.  I asked you last update to think about how many kilograms of seeds would be needed to adequately cover the 9th green to produce a top class finish.  A few responders guessed between 30 to 100 kilo's but I am pleased to say the figure was actually closer to just 3 kilograms;  with about 9,...
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LGC Course Update – Work On 9th Green Nears Completion

  With favourable weather conditions last week Dylan, Denis and their regular band of volunteers, have put in some long hours to push ahead with the 9th green project after the good work the previous week with the removal of the surface and then the base shaping, as previously reported on.  The week started with final shaping of the green, surrounds and the slope away from the green at the...
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Leongatha Golf Club Chips In For Tough Win.

Break-In News. As our members know, over the past 4 months Leongatha Golf Club, along with most South Gippsland Golf Clubs and some small businesses,  have been at the mercy of an artful miscreant who had repeatedly broken into our clubs at night.  The three burglaries on our Clubhouse caused lots of distress and unnecessary costs in repairing the extensive damage, usually to points of entry an...
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Australian Sports Turf Managers Association monthly magazine, TurfGrass

TurfGrass - March Issue 2020 Leongatha Golf Club featured prominently in the Australian Sports Turf Managers Association monthly magazine in March 2020. The magazine known as TurfGrass, features a Regional Golf Course in each issue with LGC Superintendent, Dylan McMeekin answersing a number of questions put to him for the March edition.By reading this article, ...
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Leongatha Golf Club -Course Update – April 2020

Although our Leongatha Golf Course has been closed to members and visitors for playing golf, work that was commenced some time ago by Dylan and his team, on the removal of encroaching couch grass from the greens, has been steadily progressing with the assistance of a number of volunteers, led by Peter Seth.Although our Leongatha Golf Course has been closed to me...
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COURSE CLOSURE

The Board of Leongatha Golf Club  have decided that in light of the continued rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus throughout Victoria, we can no longer keep the club open for either our members or the public. As a result, THE COURSE, CLUBHOUSE AND PRACTICE FACILITIES WILL BE CLOSED FROM 25TH MARCH FOR ALL GOLFERS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.   We thank you for your understanding in making this ...
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