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Club page - Essendon Croquet Club

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Where

The club is located at:
WINDY HILL ESSENDON
Cnr Brewster & Nicholson Sts Essendon
Post: PO Box 104 ESSENDON 3040
Tel.(Clubhouse): 0491 703 744
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 9am-12.30pm Wednesday

Club Social Golf Croquet is played:-
Tuesday 9am-4pm
Wednesday 7pm-10pm
Thursday 9am-12pm
Saturday 9am-12pm

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
0466 264 740
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Club Treasurer
Marie Spokes
0435 582 830
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Club Contact
Kenneth Amoore
0466 264 740
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

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


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Postal Address
PO BOX 104, ESSENDON, 3040

Clubhouse Phone
0491 703 744

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ESSENDON CC COMMITTEE

The 2021-2022 Office Bearers are:

President: Brian Rowe
Secretary: Ken Amoore
Treasurer: Marie Spokes
Ordinary Committee Members:
Margaret Campbell
Carolyn Bennett
Annette Murnane
Judy Silver

COURT BOOKINGS


Online bookings for limited member only play will become available from Tuesday 19 October 2021.

Bookings for play will be available with this link below:

ECC Court Booking System

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.

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.

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 does not hire 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 the group to have a Golf Croquet session. All players must wear flat soled shoes. If play is after dark, the court flood lights may be used until 10.30pm.

Tournament information

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

Association tournament info


Essendon (2021/2022 season)

(5.0 to 20.0) Dates 11 Mar 22 - 14 Mar 22

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


Essendon (2021/2022 season)

(-3.0 to 4.5) Dates 04 Mar 22 - 06 Mar 22

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


Golf tournament info


Recent member successes




Owen Dickinson & Brian Rowe
ACA Open Doubles & Singles 2021
Range -6.0 to 20.0



Brian Rowe & Ed Chatwin (Drouin)
Monash Doubles 2021
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Owen Dickinson
ACA Bronze Medal (Victorian Section) 2021
Range -6.0 to 20.0



Owen Dickinson & Julie Barber (Swan Hill)
VCA Open Doubles 2021
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Owen Dickinson
VCA Australia Day Tournament 2021
Range -6.0 to 2.0


Owen Dickinson
VCA Men's/Women's Championships 2020
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Elaine Coverdale
VCA Men's/Women's Championships 2020
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Elaine Coverdale
VCA Women's Championships 2020
Range -3.0 to 20.0