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Club page - Essendon Croquet Club

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Where

The club is located at:
WINDY HILL ESSENDON
35 Brewster, (Cnr Nicholson St) Essendon
Post: PO Box 104 ESSENDON 3040
Tel.(Clubhouse): (03) 9370 1775
E-mail: essendoncroquet@gmail.com

Melways ref: Map 28 H3

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When

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. Visiting players are welcome 3 times per annum.

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

Club Social Golf Croquet is played:-
Tuesday 9am-12.30pm
Wednesday 7pm-10pm
Thursday 9am-12.30pm
Saturday 9am-12.30pm

Social Gateball (open to members of other clubs)is played on the third Sunday afternoon of the month 2pm-4:30pm.
For details contact Elaine Coverdale Tel: 0414 306 433
Email: elainefc@optusnet.com.au

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
Golf Croquet Doubles on Monday evenings

Contact us

Club President
Brian Rowe
0418 564 432
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Club Secretary
Kenneth Amoore
(03) 9354 9661
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Club Treasurer
Suzanne Pyke
(03) 9379 9241
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Club Contact
Kenneth Amoore
(03) 9354 9661
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Coaching Contact
Shirley Hallinan
(03) 9370 8748
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com


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Postal Address
PO BOX 104, ESSENDON, 3040

Clubhouse Phone
(03) 9370 1775

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ESSENDON CC COMMITTEE

The 2018-2019 office bearers are:

President: Brian Rowe
Secretary: Ken Amoore
Treasurer: Sue Pyke

Ordinary Committee Members
Helen Amoore
Margaret Dowsett
Annette Murnane
Marie Welham

CLUB FACILITIES


The club facilities include:
Two excellent full sized "Santa 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.

LIKE TO TRY PLAYING CROQUET?


Potential new members are welcome to visit the club during a social Golf Croquet session and have a no-obligation game on the courts.

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.

HIRE OF FACILITIES


The club hires the courts to outside groups wishing to play Golf Croquet with instruction for groups of up to 16 people or to club members.

However the club is currently not hiring our clubhouse facilities to outside groups for functions or parties such as birthdays, bucks/hen's 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 AC Open Range Div 3 & 4 2020

Tournament Notice not available.

(11.0 to 20.0) Dates 04 Apr 20 - 05 Apr 20

Contact - David Wren 0411 746 747 entries . ecc @ gmail . com

Essendon AC Open Div 1 & 2 2020

Tournament Notice not available.

(-3.0 to 10.0) Dates 06 Mar 20 - 09 Mar 20

Contact - Kevin Beard 0417 572 232 entries . ecc @ gmail . com

Essendon AC Open Div 3 & 4 2019


Winner (range 11.0 to 14.0)
Gregory Barnes (Brighton)

Runner-up: Rodney Kendall (Essendon)


Winner (range 16.0 to 20.0)
John Watts (Kew)

Runner-up: Gail Plunkett (MCC)

Contact - David Wren 0411 746 747 essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Essendon AC Open Div 1 & 2 2019


Winner (range -2.0 to 1.0)
Kevin Beard (Yarrawonga)

Runner-up: Stephen Forster (Belmont)


Winner (range 1.5 to 4.0)
Greg Hill (Brunswick)

Runner-up: Gail Hopkins (Essendon)


Winner (range 5.0 to 10.0)
Chas Quinn (Yarrawonga )

Runner-up: Mignon Johnston (Ballarat Alexandra)

Contact - Kevin Beard 041 757 2232 essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Golf tournament info


Recent member successes




Brian Rowe & Glenn Bult
Handicap Doubles 2019
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Gail Hopkins
Women's Championships 2019
Range -3.0 to 20.0


Brian Rowe
Singles 2019
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Brian Rowe
GC Open 2019
Range -1.0 to 6.0



Owen Dickinson & Darren Lester (Alexandra Ararat)
Handicap Doubles 2019
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Owen Dickinson
Rich River Open Golf Croquet Tournament 2019
Range -6.0 to 5.0



Brian Rowe & Jan Lebek (Golden Square)
Open 2019
Range 6.0 to 20.0


Elaine Coverdale
Selectors' Invitation 2019
Range -3.0 to 20.0


Gail Hopkins
Selectors' Invitation 2019
Range -3.0 to 20.0



Brian Rowe & Ruth Duffy (Corowa Civic)
Twin City Golf Croquet Doubles Championship 2019
Range -6.0 to 5.0


Owen Dickinson
Men's Championships 2019
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Brian Rowe
Singles 2019
Range 0.0 to 5.0