The Royal Melbourne Tennis Club
21 September 2016 Weekly News
Head Professional: Frank Filippelli (email@example.com)
Editor: John Woods-Casey
- 20&22 Junior Clinics (u16) Pros
- 24 Barry Toates Trophy (RMTC v Sydney) V Scopelliti
- 1 Grand Final Handicap Doubles M O’Rorke
- 4 D Grade (60+) Pennant Pros
- 6 Masters Doubles Pennant Pros
- 7 6-8pm Happy Hour First Friday of the Month
- 8 Quarterly Medal #4 Pros
- 9 Joan M Hayne Handicap Doubles Pros
- 14-16 Australian Masters Championships* J Hamer
- Over 50s, 55s, 60s, 65s, 70s & 75 Sgls & Dbls
- 21 Trafalgar Day Breakfast Tournament J Sear
- 22 Platinum Handicap Doubles (70+) Pros
Grand Final Day Handicap Doubles Tournament – Saturday 1 Oct
It’s AFL finals season again which means… the Grand Final Day Handicap Doubles Tournament is just around the corner. Come in early and avoid the Grand Final day traffic, play some tennis, enjoy some lunch and watch the game in style on the big screen while relaxing on the couches in the Club. Call the pro shop or come in to get involved.
Quarterly Medal #4 – Saturday 8 Oct
This is your last chance to get in on the action on Finals Day (6 Dec), come in and win your way through to the Medal of Medallists draw. Contact the Pro shop or come in and sign up.
Joan M Hayne Women’s Handicap Doubles – Sunday 9 Oct
Calling all ladies to sign up and get involved in the Club women’s handicap doubles tournament. It’s the final women’s event for the year so come in and have a fun day of tennis with the rest of your clubmates.
Australian Masters Championships – Friday-Sunday 14-16 Oct
Save the date and get ready for a big weekend as the Masters of Australian real tennis take to the court in preparation for the World Masters in January. Come in and sign up on the notice board in the Club or ring the Pro shop.
Platinum (70+) Handicap Doubles Tournament – Saturday 22 Oct
A new tournament has been added to the calendar, this will be a round robin doubles tournament for players of 70+ handicap. Come in and sign up or call the pro shop to get involved.
See you on court
We had 4 different pennants play their finals last week:
C Special Pennant
Team 3: def. Team 1:
J Piccolo M Downey
V Scopelliti G Reid
G Moran W Whitehead
Mixed Winter Morning Pennant
Team 3: def. Team 2:
M Barter-Waters P Francis
A Stanley I Sadler
Boomerang Style Doubles Pennant
Team 4: def. Team 3:
A Herbert S Walliss
B Craig C Story
D Bracken J Davies
J Collins C Trevarthen
Youth Winter Pennant
Team 2: def. Team 3:
J S Tan J Brand
J Francis J McCahey
Lunch at the Club
NOTE: The kitchen will be closed on Friday 30 Oct, the Grand Final Eve Public Holiday.
Every Wednesday and Friday our wonderful chef Evie prepares a menu of delightful concoctions for your consumption. Rumour has it that Evie’s steaks are the best in town; superior quality and cooked to perfection. Set yourself a date once a month and come and join the Wednesday or Friday lunch time crews at the Club. Look forward to seeing you soon.
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
The club is seeking any club members willing to help with the club website and possibly a site refresh. We are looking for both technical and non technical assistance.
Content and structure: do you have any suggestions regarding the content on the club website, how it is structured etc? Send your feedback.
Content editors: learn how to use the WordPress editor to update pages. Mildly technical. If you’ve updated any content systems like Sharepoint, or simply willing to learn new things, you could help us here. We need people who can load in the occasional attachment, update page details etc. Usually a couple of hours a month.
Site support: technical role, no coding required. Do you have experience managing websites? Do you know what a WordPress plugin is? You could help us the most. We need a group of people to regularly review the system, ensure we follow best practices, answer questions from committee, make recommendations etc.
If you are interested please contact Michelle O’Rorke (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or pass your contact details through the pros.
The Committee encourages Members to bring guests to the Club. To ensure we comply with our liquor licence, please sign all guests into the visitors’ book outside the pro shop.
2016/18 Parking Stickers
Your old green parking sticker is no longer valid. Visit the pro shop to get a current black parking sticker.