Grey Fest 2018 Ready at Hawks Nest

GREY NOMADS CUP: David Gilbert and Palm Lake Resorts Jen Nichols.
GREY NOMADS CUP: David Gilbert and Palm Lake Resorts Jen Nichols.

 

THE newly bannered ‘Grey Fest’ kicks off this Friday with the third annual ‘Grey Nomad’s Cup’ at the Hawks Nest Golf Club.

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Organiser, David Gilbert said he is very pleased with the level of interest in this year’s event which already has 116 confirmed starters.

“The event is a ‘four person Ambrose’ which has again been generously sponsored by Palm Lake Resort,” David said.

“Once again the competition will include a battle for the ‘Greys on the Green Shield’ to be contested between Palm Lake Resort Tea Gardens and Palm Lake Resort Fern Bay.”

Mr Gilbert said that there will be a host of great prizes on offer on the day including the Perpetual Trophy and four replica trophies for the winning team plus many prizes for placegetters, nearest the pins; and longest drives.

In total, there is in excess of $1,500 worth of prizes to be won on the day.

The cost of $40 per head includes green fees, a light meal and a drink voucher for each competitor.

But please not this is one event when age is a factor, you must be over 50 to take part.

The ‘Grey Nomads Cup’ hits off at 9am with a shotgun start.

Other Grey Fest events this coming weekend include a ‘A Slice of Myall History’ at the Hawks Nest Community Hall on Friday 6 April from 6.30 pm.

On Saturday 6 April there’s a day of free entertainment in and around the Hawks Nest Community Hall on Booner Street.

There’s a ‘Bush Dinner Dance’ on Saturday night at the Hawks Nest Golf Club.

This year’s theme is ‘Country’ and there are prizes for best costume.

Cost is $49 per person and tickets are available from the Hawks Nest Golf Club.

And finally on Sunday go barefoot bowling at the Tea Gardens Country Club for $15 per person which includes lunch.

And Sunday afternoon Michael Harvey will be performing at St Stephens Church Hall in Witt Street, Tea Gardens cost $25 per person, tickets available from Altitude Travel at Myall Quays Shopping Centre.

 

By Margie TIERNEY

 

 

GREY NOMADS CUP: Hawks Nest Golf Pro, Andrew McCormack and David Gilbert.
GREY NOMADS CUP: Hawks Nest Golf Pro, Andrew McCormack and David Gilbert.

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