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March Member Update

March 5, 2019

 

SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY 30TH MARCH FOR PAELLA NIGHT

 

We pleased advise that the club will be organising a number of new social events this year for members & guests and would like all invite members to save the date for the clubs – Paella Night on Saturday 30th March 2019.

  • Drinks at members prices

  • Sangria Jugs & Other Spanish Beers

  • Live Music from Warde Elliott

  • Cost $40 per person

 

AT THE BAR – EXPANDED FOOD MENU


We are pleased to advise that following feedback from members, the club has expanded its menu and is now serving Chicken Parma’s on Friday evenings.  Some of the items on the menu include:

  • Chicken Parma & Chips – $22.00

  • Aged Porterhouse steak & Fat Chips – $28.00

  • Southern Fried Chicken Burger & Chips – $16.00

  • Grace Park Beef Burger & Chips – $16.00

  • Vegetarian Burger – $16.00

  • Fish & Chips – $12.00

  • Chicken Nuggets & Chips – $12.00


BAR HOURS, FOOTY TIPPING & GPHC SOCIAL MEDIA

 

The bar hours for the month of March:

 

Monday to Wednesday from 4pm – 8pm

Thursday to Friday from 4pm – late (happy hour specials between 4:00pm – 7:00pm every Friday)

Saturday & Sunday's from 4pm – 8pm

 

GPHC Footy Tipping Competition:

 

Please see Mick in the bar for entry details

 

GPHC Social Media – Facebook & Instragram:

 

For regular updates on events around the club please feel free to like us on Facebook and/or Instagram

 

TENNIS CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 

 

The 2019 Tennis Club Championships are being held on Saturday 16th March, Sunday 17th March & Saturday 23rd March.

  • All members will have received a copy of the entry form via email in the past few days

  • Entries close – Tuesday 12 March

  • Entry form can be obtained from the club office, club bar or by emailing

The Tennis Club Championships are open to all financial members of the club.  Any questions please feel free to contact Antony Hampson or Adam Hubble from the Tennis sub-committee at tennis@gphc.com.au.

 

SOCIAL SQUASH – 1ST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH


Come along to the club anytime between 6:00pm – 8:00 pm on the first Friday of the month, beginning Friday 5th April.  How does it work? 

  • Games are timed at 15 minutes and then you are rotated to play someone else

  • Players will be mixed and matched based on ranking, handicaps will be applied where appropriate

  • If you don’t have a ranking you’ll get a very favourable handicap!

  • Members don’t have to be regular squash players to participate

  • No entry fee to participate

This is a great way to meet new people or meet those you have seen around the club. Why not stay and enjoy a drink at the club and make an evening of it.


IN-HOUSE SQUASH COMPETITION

 

An in-house individuals' squash competition will being starting week of the 11th March through to May (except for Easter week) in a round-robin format.

  • Participants will be graded and handicaps used based on Ranking and performance through the competition

  • Each match will comprise 5 games to 15 points (point a rally)

  • Register your interest to squash@gphc.com.au by this Wednesday 6th March

  • No cost for full members to play

  • No entry fee to participate

Any questions? Ask Zora or Angus or send an email to squash@gphc.com.au

 


TENNIS UPDATES

 

Junior Competition

 

With the Junior Autumn season under way we would like to wish all juniors the best of luck for the new season. GPHC is well represented with 15 teams. A reminder to all players and parents that the bar will be open for tea and coffee every Sunday morning from 8:30am and the BBQ will be going throughout the morning.

 

Summer Adult Competition

 

Summer competition in the bayside district has come to a close and unfortunately the 3 teams representing GPHC weren’t able to sneak into finals.

 

Winter Pennant Competition

 

With summer competition over, this means winter pennant is right around the corner. If you are interested in playing winter pennant this year, please let Antony or Adam know by Monday 4th March by emailing tennis@gphc.com.au, as teams must be submitted by Tuesday 5th March.

 

Night Tennis Competition

 

Much like juniors, night tennis is now underway for another year and it’s great to see that the club continues to grow its participants have 8 teams playing in the competition across Tuesday & Thursday evenings. If you are interested in playing night tennis then please contact Adam Hubble or Antony Hampson at tennis@gphc.com.au

 

TENNIS COACHING – 1ST TERM HOLIDAYS JUNIORS & PRIVATE LESSONS

 

Junior Tennis Coaching – 1st Term Holidays

 

Terry Stone’s Tennis Coaching are running a junior tennis clinic from 8th – 12th April from 9.00am to 12.00noon for all standards for juniors aged 5 – 16


For further details please contact Terry Stone on 0416 222 178 or via email terrencestone@hotmail.com .  Please find an enrolment form here for people wishing to participate.  A

 

Private Coaching Lessons

 

Adults & Juniors For members & non-members interested in having private tennis coaching lessons please contact Adam Stone on 0416 222 189.

 

INTERESTED IN HAVING A SOCIAL HIT OF TENNIS?


The club is looking to grow the successful Wednesday night social tennis amongst members which is played from 7pm onwards (usually until 9pm before retreating to the bar for a drink), with all standards welcome. Courts 1, 2, 3 & 4 are booked every Wednesday night from 7:00 – 9:30pm for members to enjoy a social hit of tennis. If you (or someone you know) are keen for a social hit of tennis – then please feel free to come and down and ask for Tim O’Loughlin who will be able to introduce around and show you the ropes. Guests of members are most welcome to come down for a social hit, however they are restricted to only being able to use the courts 6 times a year before being required to join the club as a member.


HORSHAM MASTER SQUASH TOURNAMENT

 

GPHC was below its normal representation at the recent Master Squash tournament in the country town of Horsham. With the last scratching of Steve Cuff due to illness it was left to Chye Lim and Phill Warren to fly the GPHC flag. The weather beautiful (quite mild for Horsham only low 30's) and a very enjoyable weekend was had by all. Chye had the tough task of competing in section 1. Some very hard matches against quality players saw him triumph in his last match to win the consolation plate. Phill was much further down the rankings and after a first up win lost 2 very tight matches. A little beer & wine was consumed, some dancing ensued on Saturday night and good company all weekend.

 

FITNESS COMPLETE - PERSONAL TRAINING – TERM 1 SPECIALS

 

Fitness Complete are running a special in term 1 as follows:

 

 

REMINDER FOR ALL MEMBERS – COURT BOOKING & USE BY MEMBERS

 

In order to manage the use of the clubs courts (both squash & tennis) we wish to remind members that courts must be booked online via the respective sports web pages within this site. When using the clubs facilities (gym, snooker, tennis & squash courts) it is a club requirement to have your membership card present. We wish to remind all members that the gym is only available for use by members. Membership cards are not to be transferred nor used by non-members in the gym. The club is currently undertaking spot checks to ensure members are carrying their membership cards, which has unfortunately been brought on as a result of a number of non-members using the clubs facilities. We ask members that when they are using the clubs facilities please carry your membership card.

 

 

 

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