Veterans’ Committee 2017/2018


BobBob Green: President

joined Murwillumbah Golf Club in 2002 and immediately joined the Vets

elected to Vets Committee in 2007 and has served 2 years as Vice President. When long term President, Rick Rattray, passed away, Bob was elected to the role of President.

Bob is the dolcent tones of the Fairway Sessions Jazz Combo orientated Music Group

GarryGarry Thorburn: Vice President

Garry has rejoined the Committee in 2015 after a couple of years just enjoying his golf. Garry was Secretary and Tournament Director of our Week Of Golf for a number of years. He returns in 2016 with much knowledge in the role of Vice President.


RayRay Kent: Captain

– elected Captain 2011. Has been a member of Murwillumbah Golf Club for 32 years. Served as Director 1987-1998 as Vice Captain, Vice President. Member of Murwillumbah Vets since 2008.

Ray is also Secretary/Treasurer of Northern Rivers Veterans Golf Association. Elected 2012.
Ray takes over the role of Tournament Director of our very successful Week Of Golf
Ray is also our Webmaster.

  Gary Hughes Gary Hughes: Treasurer

Joined Murwillumbah Golf Club 1998. Became a Veterans member in 2000. Elected Veterans’ Treasurer in 2003 and has continued in this role ever since. He does a great job in keeping a handle on our finances.


Marilyn ParkesMarilyn Parkes: Secretary

Takes over the role of Secretary of the Murwillumbah Veterans from out-going Secretary, Rob Bradford. Marilyn joined the Vets four years ago and is a regular player in our Mixed 4BBB games each month. Marilyn is a current Board Member of the Murwillumbah Golf Club.


Gary Fidler Gary Fidler: Vice Captain 

Gary has backed up his first year of Vice Captain with another year. Gary joined the Committee for the first time in 2015. He is keen to promote Murwillumbah Veterans as a strong, friendly group who enjoy each other’s company. This past year Gary has been a valuable Committee Member, supporting the Captain in providing strong competitions and presentations for our playing Vets

RobRob Bradford: Committee

This year, Rob stood down from his role of Secretary – a position he held for three years. Rob is intending to do a fair bit of travelling this year but will still add valuable experience and debate to the Committee

IMG_2336Nancy Neinert: Committee

Nancy joined the Murwillumbah Vets four years ago and put her self up for nomination to to the Vets’ Committee in 2015. Nancy loves her golf and regularly plays on a Monday with the Vets. Nancy has been elected again this year to the Committee. In her first year Nancy was an active helper in the organisation of our Week Of Golf and has maintained that intensity in her role as Committee Person

graham_seversGraham Severs: Committee

Graham has joined the Vets Committee for the first time in 2016. Playing regularly on Mondays and Wednesdays, he will provide valuable representation of his fellow Vets




Roger Wecker: Committee

Roger has joined the Vets Committee for the first time in 2016. Playing regularly on Mondays and Wednesdays, he will provide valuable representation of his fellow Vets



IMG_2339 Mary Walden: Committee





IMG_2338  John Belshaw: Committee





IMG_2341  Val Gravelis: Committee




 Ian Audsley: Provodore

Joined Murwillumbah Golf Club in 1989. Ian retired as a local Taxi Driver and is renowned for wearing colourful shirts. Ian joined the Veterans in 2005 and volunteered to cook on sausage sizzle days. Ian was elected to the Veterans’ Committee in 2011. This year Ian is stepping down from Committee but will still hold the position of Provodore – a culinary perfectionist of the simple sausage 

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