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IBGA EVENTS ITEM
2018 Australian Open and Victorian Open
Rosebud Country Club
5 - 6 March 2018
207 Boneo Road, Rosebud, Victoria 3939
If you have a certified International Blind Golf Handicap and an IBGA Eyesight Category, Blind Golf Australia invite you to play in the 2018 ISPS Handa Australian Blind Golf Open at the Rosebud Country Club on the above days.
Blind Golf Victoria will also be conducting their Victorian Open on Monday, the 5th and Tuesday the 6th of March 2018. This event will be played at the Rosebud Country Club. Please indicate whether you will also be playing in the 2018 Victorian Blind Golf Open, Yes or No (please circle preference).
If 'yes' the bus transport to Rosebud from Melbourne Airport will depart on Sunday March 4th, 2018 at 1.30pm sharp. Transport from Melbourne Airport for the Australian Open ‘only’ to be advised.
Sponsored accommodation for all State and International competitors will be at the Fairways Resort Motel, Boneo Road, Rosebud, Phone:(61) 3 59502111. Twin share and single rooms have been pre-booked from the afternoon of Tuesday the 6th of March 2018 to Saturday morning the 9th of March 2018.
If you are attending the Victorian Open you will be liable for the cost of accommodation from the afternoon of Sunday the 4th March 2018 to the morning of 6th March 2018 (2 nights). The costs are: $166.00 per room, plus $10.50pp for room service continental breakfast. It would be preferable if you booked your accommodation directly with the hotel and pay on arrival (please let the motel know you are with the Blind Golf Australia group).
The entry fee for the Australian Open is $200.00 AUS which covers hotel costs for 4 nights plus continental breakfast, green fees, lunches, welcome morning tea, trophy presentation and travel to and from the venue. Motorised Carts are at a cost of $34.00 per day. Please also indicate on the entry form if you require continental breakfast.
Transport arrangements to and from the venue will be advised.
You may wish to pay your entry fees directly to Blind Golf Australia's bank account and the details are to be accessed in the downloadable PDF below.
The timetable will be as follows and all events will be held at Rosebud Country Club:-
Monday 5th: Day 1 Victorian Open, Rosebud Country Club
Tuesday 6th: Day 2 Victorian Open, Rosebud Country Club
Wednesday 7th: Rest/Practice Day, Rosebud Country Club
Thursday 8th: Day 1 Australian Open, Rosebud Country Club
Friday 9th: Day 2 Australian Open, Rosebud Country Club
Saturday 10th: Departure
The Tournament Director will host a ‘welcome and information morning’ on Thursday the 8th and everyone is required to attend the Rosebud Country Club at 8:00am. The event will then commence at 8.30am and will also commence at 8.30am on Friday.
Lunch packs will be provided on both days after the first nine holes of play.
Motorized Carts are available at a cost of $34.00 per round and we would like you to send the payments for this with your entry fee. Please do not go to the Pro shop at Rosebud Country Club for the keys as the Tournament Director will distribute the keys for all carts ordered.
There will be a variety of food platters provided after the completion of the final day of play and the trophy presentation will commence after the Tournament Director has checked all cards.
Please ensure that you have read and understand Blind Golf Australia’s policy documents at http://www.blindgolf.com.au/policies