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The club is located at:
35 Brewster, (Cnr Nicholson St) Essendon
Post: PO Box 104 ESSENDON 3040
Tel.(Clubhouse): (03)9370 1775

Melways ref: Map28 H 3

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Competition and Social Association Croquet and Golf Croquet are played regularly and Gateball monthly with scheduled court reservations for each type of play. Unallocated court time is available for practice, coaching and individual reservations for play by members.

Club Social Association Croquet is played:-
Tuesday 7pm-10pm
Saturday 1pm-4pm
Association Games 12pm-4pm Monday & 9am-1pm Wednesday

Club Social Golf Croquet is played:-
Tuesday 9am-4pm
Wednesday 7pm-10pm
Thursday 9am-1pm
Saturday 9am-1pm

Social Gateball (open to members of other clubs)is played on the third Sunday afternoon of the month 12.30pm-3.30pm.
For details contact Elaine Coverdale Tel:9306 4331

Frequent Friday Evenings 5pm-10pm during daylight saving hours:
Social Golf Croquet play with BBQ or other meal

Occasionally the above events do not occur when club tournaments or special club social events are scheduled for these times.

Spring & Autumn Club teams play in metropolitan tournaments as follows:-
Metro Association Pennant on Wednesdays
Metro Golf Croquet Shield on Thursdays
Summer Golf Croquet Doubles on Monday evenings

Contact us

Club President
Shirley Hallinan
(03) 9370 8748

Club Secretary
Kenneth Amoore
(03) 9354 9661

Club Treasurer
Suzanne Pyke
(03) 9379 9241

Club Contact
Shirley Hallinan
(03) 9370 8748

Coaching Contact
Shirley Hallinan
(03) 9370 8748

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Postal Address
PO BOX 104 , ESSENDON, 3040

Clubhouse Phone
03 937 01775

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Essendon info


The 2017-2018 office bearers are:

President: Shirley Hallinan
Secretary: Ken Amoore
Treasurer: Sue Pyke

Ordinary Committee Members
Helen Amoore
Gail Hopkins
Margaret Dowsett


The club facilities include:
Two excellent full sized ďSanta Ana" Grass Courts
A practice court
Flood lights available for night play on both courts until 10.30pm.
The Clubrooms include a modern kitchen, sunroom and general purpose dining room

The Club offers members Social functions during the year as well as a variety of croquet events and competitions.


Potential new members are welcome to visit the club and have a no-obligation game on the courts.

Attend during a social Golf Croquet session or telephone Shirley Hallinan 9370 8748 to arrange a convenient time.

Casual clothes are the norm on social days and flat heeled shoes are necessary to protect our courts. All other necessary playing equipment is provided.


The club hires the courts to outside groups wishing to play Golf Croquet with instruction for groups of up to 20 people or to members. At present the club is not hiring our facilities to outside groups for functions or parties such as birthdays, bucks/henís nights, wakes, end of year functions etc. The club will provide instructors and all necessary equipment for your group to have a Golf Croquet session. All players must wear flat soled shoes or have bare feet. If play is after dark, the court flood lights may be used, but must be turned off by 10.30pm.

Tournament information

Information is displayed here for club tournaments from the current and previous seasons.

Association tournament info

Essendon Open Div 3 & 4 2018

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(12.0 to 20.0) Dates 01 Jun 18 - 03 Jun 18

Contact - Shirley Hallinan 0413 451 072

Essendon Open Div 1 & 2 2018

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(-3.0 to 11.0) Dates 08 Jun 18 - 11 Jun 18

Contact - Kevin Beard 041 757 2232

Essendon AC Open Div 3 & 4 2017

Winner (range 12.0 to 16.0)
Wayne Lewis (MCC)

Runner-up: Paul Lund (Williamstown)

Winner (range 18.0 to 20.0)
Gregory Barnes (Brighton)

Runner-up: Ruth Duffy (Corowa Civic)

Contact - Kevin Beard 041 757 2232

AC Open Div 1 & 2 2017

Winner (range -3.0 to 5.0)
Bob Roycroft (Geelong Eastern Park)

Runner-up: David Wren (Essendon)

Winner (range 6.0 to 11.0)
Brian Foley (Sandringham)

Runner-up: Heather Ross (Sandringham)

Contact - David Wren 0411 746 747

Golf tournament info

Recent member successes

Elaine Coverdale
VCA Gold Cup 2018
Range -3.0 to 20.0

Gail Hopkins & Terry Hopkins
VCA Open Doubles 2018
Range -6.0 to 20.0

Kenneth Amoore
Brunswick Electric Light 2018
Range 16.0 to 20.0

Brian Rowe
Ballarat Alexandra 2017
Range -6.0 to 6.0

Owen Dickinson
Ballarat Alexandra 2017
Range -6.0 to 6.0

Owen Dickinson
Horsham Level Singles 2017
Range -6.0 to 20.0

Elaine Coverdale
Williamstown 2017
Range -3.0 to 6.0

Brian Rowe & Jan Lebek (Golden Square)
Quarry Hill Golf Croquet Tournament 2017
Range -3.0 to 12.0

Owen Dickinson & Ian Harrowfield
Ballarat and District CA 2017
Range -2.0 to 6.0

Brian Rowe
Ballarat and District CA 2017
Range -6.0 to 5.0

Owen Dickinson
Ballarat and District CA 2017
Range 6.0 to 8.0

Brian Rowe & Joan Christopher (NSW)
Albury Doubles 2017
Range -6.0 to 20.0

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