Sunday 11 March 2018

The Sandgate Golf Club and Club Professional Chris Chaplin are committed to developing Junior Golf and offer an inexpensive, easy pathway for Juniors to begin the game. The aim is to develop enough skill to have fun playing and then progress into the Club competitions and elite level Junior and Open Tournaments for the elite Juniors.

Clinics are conducted every Wednesday from 3.45pm to 4.45pm and every third Saturday from 2.30pm to 4.30pm during the school terms.

The cost is minimal at $50 per term. Golf balls are provided and clubs can be provided on request. Golf shoes or joggers, water, hat and sunscreen are required for the juniors to participate in the clinics.

For bookings and enquiries please contact Peter Coddington (Club Secretary) on 3269 3252, or email at . Alternatively, Chris Chaplin (Club Professional) on 0410 521 162 or email at

Saturday 10 March 2018

With only five weeks to go until the biggest day of the year at the Club, we would like to announce we have a new sponsor for the The Sandgate Cup this year. The Sandgate Cup is now sponsored by The Village, Taigum.
Thanks to Sales Manager Ric Cohen for organising this for us!   The Time sheet for the day will be released on Tuesday 20th March.

Saturday 13 January 2018

No this is not a repost! Just 6 weeks ago we congratulated Benny Ball on achieving his first Hole In One on the 16th Hole. Yesterday Ben decided to do the same thing on the 5th Hole. Well done Benny, great work!!!

Monday 11 December 2017

A big thank you to all the members that attended the AGM on Sunday morning and to those members and their guests that stayed on and played in the Jack Dwyer Memorial Ambrose game. It was a great day, we had a great field of 67 players join us. Thanks everyone and well done to the winners, regular players in the event, Ken McMahon’s team which included David and Graham Edwards and Will Blackley. Well done gents!

Our next Ambrose event is scheduled for the public holiday, Monday the 1st January – the cost is $15 each which includes a hamburger before we hit off at 10:30am. Please call the Club House on 3269 3252 to book a tea time, or leave a message on Facebook and we will arrange a spot for you. Single players are welcome (as well as players who don't have a AGU handicap) - we will find a team for you.

Monday 4 December 2017

Congratulations to Benny Ball who scored his first hole in one on the weekend on the 16th hole. Congratulations Ben!

Friday 3 November 2017

Click on the link below to view a copy of the Abridged Minutes of an extra ordinary Committee meeting held on Tuesday 31 October 2017. This extra meeting was called to discuss a number of things that occurred during the final round of the Club Championships.

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Saturday 28 October 2017

The second last Honour Board event for 2017 was finalised today - the Mens and Junior Championships.

Congratulations to the following players who played consistently well over the 4 weeks of the Competition;

A Grade Gross Winner: Richard Cook
A Grade Net Winner: Trent Knapp
A Grade Net Runner Up: Liam Smith

B Grade Gross Winner: Garry Werda
B Grade Net Winner: Gary Hughes
B Grade Net Runner Up: Maurice Willoughby

C Grade Gross Winner: Mark Edwards
C Grade Net Winner: Kevin Boyle
C Grade Net Runner Up: Paul Cook

D Grade Gross WInner: Dennis Schmerl
D Grade Net Winner: Joe Brooks
D Grade Net Runner Up: Rip Watego

Junior Gross Winner: Liam Smith
Junior Net Winner: Denni Boyle

Well done to all the gentlemen mentioned above, and thanks to all of the players who competed across the four weeks of the Competition.

The full results can be found here;

The last Honour Board Event will be held this coming Saturday, 4th November - the Monthly Medal Final for both the Men and the Ladies.

Sunday 22 October 2017

The second last 2017 Honour Board event for the ladies was decided on the weekend - the Ladies Championships.  Congratulations to the following ladies;
Janis Fagan - Div 1 Gross Champion (by 6 shots)
Sharon Milne - Div 1 Net Champion (by 1 shot)
Maureen Hooper - Div 1 Net Runner Up (on a Count back from Alison Bognuda)

Sue Bailey - Div 2 Gross Champion (by 11 shots)
Desley Hooper - Div 2 Net Champion (by 11 shots)
Denise Morris - Div 2 Runner Up.

Well done to all the ladies mentioned above, and thanks to the 23 ladies who competed in the Championships over the 3 weeks.

The full results can be found here;

The Men play their final round this weekend, and then it's the Monthly Medal Final playoff for both the Men and the Ladies on Saturday 4th November.

Monday 16 October 2017

The numbers of players have grown in our Monday morning Veterans Competition to approximately 44 players a week, and as a result we have to close the course to Social Play until approximately 11:15am every Monday.  Thanks for your understanding.

Saturday 23 September 2017

Congratulations to Annette Seeto for her great shot on the Par 3, 16th hole today - a great hole in one (her first). Well done Annette!

Sunday 25 June 2017

The Second Honour Board event held this weekend was the Mixed Foursomes played over 27 holes. On a near perfect day for golf in great conditions, the gross winners were President Peter Watson who teamed with Simone Brown with a score of 135, to beat Ken McMahon and his partner Janis Fagan with a score of 140. The best net score was gained by Peter Watkins and Judy Laubscher with a net 107.75, some four shots ahead of the next best, Trevor and Wendy Howard with 111.75. Thanks to all 32 players who took part. The full results may be found on our website here...

Saturday 24 June 2017

The first of two Honour board events completed over the weekend was the President's Cup Match Play event, held over the last three Saturdays. Congratulations goes to recently rejoined member, Billy Edwards who beat Trevor Howard in the final 4 & 3. Congratulations Billy!

Saturday 24 June 2017

Unfortunately some more sad news has reached us this morning, Flora Watts, the wife of life member and former President of the Club, Mr John Watts, passed away on Thursday night. The Funeral for Flora is to be held at Alex Gow's Funeral Home at Newstead, at 11am on Wednesday 28th June. Our thoughts and love go to John and his family at this very difficult time. RIP Flora Watts. Just an update on the Funeral for Flora, we have just been advised this evening that the Service is for the family and close friends only.

Monday June 12 2017

It is with great sadness that we report the death of long standing member of the Club, Keith McGiffin who passed away last week. We understand that Keith's funeral will be held in Bundaberg on Wednesday 14th June. RIP Keith. Anybody interested in further details of the funeral, please call Peter or Kevin in the office on 3269 3252.

Thursday 27 April 2017

It is with great sadness that we advise of the recent passing of a current member of the Club, Pat Brohman. Pat has been battling cancer for quite some time and unfortunately lost his battle on Tuesday. Pat played his last game at the Club only a month or so ago and will be sadly missed by all members of the Club.

Pat's Funeral Service will be held on Friday 28 April at the Nudgee Cemetery (Childs Road) from 2pm, with a wake at the Geebung / Zillmere RSL Club afterwards. Vale and Rest in Peace Pat!

Saturday 8 April 2017

A huge congratulations to Sandgate player Richard Cook who yesterday won the Sandgate Cup by 2 shots! Richard scored a net 68 and beat the Runner Up, Mark Gooding who scored a net 70. The best Gross Score was awarded to Gary Heslop from Nudgee (for the second year in a row) with a gross 75. Full results of the day can be found on our website here;

The day was a huge success for the Club with 122 players from clubs all over South East Queensland playing, and as far away as Townsville and Denmark playing. Thanks to everyone for making the day a huge success!

A special thanks to the Sponsor of the Day, the Bayside Star for their great sponsorship of the event!

Saturday 14 January 2017

Our members enjoyed a different game today, American Foursomes. Someone forgot to explain the format to Cameron Boal though, who decided he didn't need a partner for the Par 3, 5th hole and aced it for a Hole In One! Well done Cameron!


Tuesday 27 December 2016

The Minutes for the 2016 AGM are now available to be read here.  A copy is also available on the Noticeboard in the Club House.


Saturday 26 November 2016


Please note the Trophy Night scheduled to be held on Friday 2nd December has been cancelled due to the lack of numbers attending. Unfortunately only 29 people had registered their interest to attend and the Committee has made the decision to cancel the event. The Trophy presentation will now be held in conjunction with our AGM on Sunday 11th December from 9am. The Committee would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused, but to run the night with such a small number was just not viable. A full refund will be made to all people who have paid for their ticket.

Friday 25 November 2016


The Club has been advised of the death of former member and Secretary of the Club, Ms Alyce Garland who was a member of the club in the 1980's. Alyce's Funeral Notice is in today's Courier Mail and also may be found here.

Sunday 25 September 2016

Congratulations to our latest Honour Board Winners of the year, Janis Fagan and Richard Cook who won the Mixed Foursomes today. Janis and Richard had the best gross score of 123 in the field of 32 players. Runners Up were Annette Seeto and Mark Gooding with a gross score of 127.

The best net Score was the husband and wife partnership of Trevor and Wendy Howard with a net 105.75, closely followed by Wendy's mum Edna Rose and Reg Warry with 106.

Full details may be found on our website here...

Thanks to all players who competed and for the cook of the day, Simon Brown!


Saturday 2 July 2016

Well done to our current A Grade and Junior Champion Richard Cook, who performed very well in this weeks 2016 Qld Boys' Amateur Championships held at Bargara near Bundaberg. Richard came a very respectable 33rd in the Gross event against some statistically much better players, for example the winner's handicap was +3. Well done Richard!!! Final scores may be found here....

Tuesday 28 June 2016

The Mixed Foursomes Event that was to be held on that wet Sunday on 19th June, has now been scheduled to be held on Sunday 25th September. Members please mark your diaries and keep the date free.

Tuesday 14 June 2016

Congratulations to Maurie O'Sullivan who won the Autumn Cup on Saturday with a net score over 3 rounds of 208, (8 under Par). Runner up was Don Dwyer with a 210 (6 under Par). It was a tie for third place with Brendon Smith and Benny Ball both scoring a 1 under Par, 215. Thanks to all entrants and congratulations to Maurie!  Full results can be found here.

Saturday 23 April 2016

After 2 rounds of the two players ending up with the identical net score, Sandgate Junior Liam Smith proved the victor over former Captain of Sandgate and now from the Bribie Island Golf Club, Lance Forrest at the end of 3 rounds or 54 holes. Liam beat Lance on the final hole by two shots with a net 78. Congratulations Liam! Pictured on our Facebbok page is Liam with the President of the Club, Peter Watson. A big thank you to the Bayside Star for their sponsorship of the event.

Thursday 21 April 2016

A quick update about the Sandgate Cup (sponsored by the Bayside Star) play off held on Saturday between local Junior Liam Smith and former Captain and member of the Club, Lance Forrest - there is still no winner! The scores were tied again after the completion of an 18 hole playoff, so they will be back again this Saturday to see if the deadlock can be broken. Both players had a net 78, which was not quite as good as their net 67's the week before to put them in a play off together. Good luck to both players as they fight it out again this Saturday morning! Will a winner be declared this weekend?

Thursday 21 April 2016

It is about time we introduced Peter Coddington as our new Secretary / Manager of the Club to members and their guests. Peter started last week and replaced Wendy Howard who retired at the end of March. Peter has been the Treasurer of the Club for the past few years and has taken on the Secretary / Manager role to help progress the Club's presence in the local community. Peter has many, many years experience in running a much larger Club on the other side of the River. Welcome to the new role Peter!

Sunday 10th April 2016

Play off required to separate the two leaders for the Sandgate Cup held yesterday!
After 129 players played their 18 holes yesterday, two players remained tied on the same net score of 67. Local Junior Liam Smith scored a net 67 in the morning field, and ex Captain and member of Sandgate and now a member of the Bribie Island Golf Club, Lance Forrest scored a net 67 in the afternoon field. We expect both players to play a 18 hole play off in the next week to decide the winner! Thanks to all players who attended and made the day a great success! A huge thank you also to the Bayside Star for their great sponsorship of the event. Full results can be found on the Club's website

Monday 4th April 2016

Wendy Howard has been working at Sandgate Golf Club for 26 years and will keep playing golf in her retirement.  Photo and article can be read here. Thanks to the Bayside Star for the article!

Monday 4th April 2016

The Sandgate Cup is to be held this Saturday 9th April. It is an Annual Open Event proudly sponsored by the Bayside Star. Last year we had 123 players come from Rowes Bay (Townsville), Yeppoon, Parkwoods, Bribie Island, Gailes, Ashgrove, Nudgee and of course the Sandgate locals to play. The Club wishes the best of luck to all players!

Thursday 24th March 2016

Wendy is retiring... If you haven't heard yet, Wendy Howard the Club's Secretary for the last 20 plus years is about to retire. All members and friends of Wendy are welcome to attend a farewell game of golf and luncheon to be held on this coming Tuesday, 29th March. The game of golf will be a shot gun start at 8am. The lunch will start at approximately 12:30pm. For catering purposes please let the Club know by Monday 28th March if you would like to attend. The Committee would like to wish Wendy all the best in her retirement!

Saturday 5th March 2016

Due to a clash of events for the ladies, The Match Committee has changed the date for the Mixed Foursomes from Sunday 26th June to Sunday 19th June

Saturday 20th February 2016

A huge congratulations to Jan Little who scored a Hole in One in the Ladies Competition on Tuesday!! Jan got the ace on the 165 metre, 5th Hole. Well done Jan!!!

Saturday 30 January 2016

Great day today at the Club - Opening Day of the 2016 Season. Congratulations to our winners today, Viv Lloyd, Annette Seeto and our two Men's winners, Patrick Brohman and Alan Schwartz. Well done to the winners and thanks to Mr Greg Lane, Patron of the Club for the prizes, the support to the Club and for presenting the trophies this afternoon!