Sunshine Coast Bridge Club
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Mary Murray's 100th Birthday: Club stalwart Mary Murray celebrated her 100th birthday this week, and on Tuesday morning the Club had a special morning tea in her honour. The 24 tables of players stopped for an extended morning tea while Mary cut the cake and gave a brief speech.
Channel 7 and WIN attended. Mary was interviewed during that time.
Mary and her partner Trish came second in their section on the day. [posted Mon 8-Jan-18]
Club members Gary Petterson and Laurie Bell came third in the A category, and in the B category George Blacklock / Marylin Endacaott were first and Annette Moss / Peter Logan were third.
Many thanks to Peter as director, Trish as caddy and Janice and her team in the kitchen and bar. [posted Sun 12-Nov-17]
Many thanks to Peter as director, club providore Fay and her crew for providing snacks and nibbles throughout the day, and convenor Ursula who also caddied in the day. [posted Sun 6-Aug-17]
A new garden has replaced the old one and plants are doing well. [posted Sun 30-Jul-17]
Teams Championship 2017: The 2017 Club Teams Championship was contested in July by 18 teams. After 17 matches over 3 sessions, the Perry team was victorious. Pictured are the winning team members - Joan McPheat, Bev Stacey, Rosemary Crowley and Richard Perry.
Many thanks to Steve as director and to club providore Fay for providing snacks and nibbles after the final session. [posted Thu 27-Jul-17]
June Congress 2017: The 2017 June Congress was held 16-18 June. For the first time, we held a walk-in pairs session on Friday, and this was well supported with 11 tables. Winners were Ursula Sheldon - Susanne Sabados (NS) and Alison Dawson - Gabrielle Elich (EW).
Saturday's Pairs event was won by regulars Jim Wallis and Toni Bardon who were here for the June congress for the 29th consecutive year. The Category B prize was won by Maz McKee - Terry Beale, and the C category prize was won by Peter and Valerie Robbins.
The Teams event was won by the Carter team from Brisbane (Tony Hutton, Malcolm and Lyn Carter and Martin Doran) with the B category prize going to the Stanton team and the C category to the Schaaf team from Noosa.
Many thanks to Ursula as congress convenor and Sunday caddy, Trish as Saturday caddy, Ted and Marcia for looking after the drinks, Steve as assistant director on Sunday, and last but definitely not least to Donna, Fay, Anne, Iris and many others who helped in the kitchen and with food donations. See more... [posted Sat 17-Jun-17]
Pairs Championship: The 2017 Pairs Championship was played in May. The event consisted of two sessions of qualifying rounds, followed by one session of finals. The finals were played in three grades, Championship, Plate and Consolation.
Winners of the Championship were Maureen Jakes and Alison Dawson and they become the title holders. Runners up were Adrienne Kelly and Steve Brookes. The Plate was won by Verna Brookes and Peter Busch with the Consolation winners Denis Moody and Howard Baker. [posted Mon 29-May-17]
The event was won by the Steffensen Team pictured (Carolyn Miller, Paula and David McLeish and Kevin Steffensen). See more... [posted Sun 5-Feb-17]
Many thanks to Janice and John as chief organisers of the entertainment, and Fay and her team of helpers in the kitchen.
More pics on our Photos page. See more... [posted Sat 3-Dec-16]
President's Trophy 2016: The 2016 President's Trophy was help in November, with 32 pairs contending. Winners (pictured left with president John Stacey) were Tony Walford and Wilma Hiddins. Second place went to Ken Rogers and Gus Connolly.
This event is scored on a handicap basis too, and handicap winners were Arch Morrison and Ann Mellings with second place on handicap going to John and Fran Stuart. [posted Sun 20-Nov-16]
More pics here, taken Wednesday. [posted Wed 2-Nov-16]
About our Club: The Sunshine Coast Contract Bridge Club is one of the top bridge clubs on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, and is centrally located at Buderim (see Google Maps - enter via Syd Lingard Drive). Nestled amongst tall gums, adjacent to the sports complex in Elizabeth Daniels Park, it is easily accessible from all parts of the Sunshine Coast, and has plenty of parking. [posted Thu 1-Jan-15]
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