Townsend Paint Supplies Punchbowl 2019

Published on 10th October 2019 in Latest News, Members News

Townsend Paint Supplies Punchbowl 2019 entries are NOW OPEN.

Saturday 2nd November 2019.

Proudly sponsored by Townsend Paint Supplies

36 Hole Par, Men’s Event – Visitors Welcome

$35.00 entry includes Subway Lunch, tank stand sausage sizzle and Post Golf Dinner of Chicken, Chips & Salad AND Great Prizes!!

Book in now via the BGC Timesheet or contact the ProShop on 97251231

The Punch Bowl annual trophy was named after the locality near the Old Sea Links and was originated by the Bunbury Golf Club in the ‘thirties’ probably in 1934. At first it was a local club fixture and subsequently became an Open event for local players and visitors from any other registered club. Visitors from all over the State had been catered for by the rival Sandridge Park Club for some years with its Visitor’s Day Cup. The Second World War had caused the closure of Sandridge Park Club and very restricted play at Sea Links and the continuation of an Open fixture was considered very desirable. The Punch Bowl had always been played for at Easter time and Mr HAC Eastman was instrumental in persuading the committee of the day to transfer it to an open event later in the year and this has become a much sought after trophy. The Punch Bowl itself was presented by Mr C A Donaldson and of later years the trophy that goes with it has been presented by Mr F J Flanagan, a former Club President. Mr Joe Griffith sponsored the Punch Bowl for many years and member Steve Townsend of Townsend’s Paint Supplies has been the current sponsor for over 15 years

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