Commencing in Ceduna September 11, 2021, see draft programme here.
Thursday 9th September
Plan to arrive in Ceduna Thursday, settle into your accommodation. Meet some of the participants at the Ceduna Foreshore Hotel for drinks and dinner. Have a relaxing night.
Friday 10th September
We have arranged with the Ceduna Golf Club a nine hole Ambrose competition, commencing at 9.30am. After this event, the bar will be open and light lunch will be available. At 3.00pm we have arranged an “Oyster tour and taste” at the West-Eyre Shellfish Oyster Farm, on Denial Bay. Friday evening we will be hosting a “welcome dinner” at the Foreshore Hotel commencing at 7.00pm. At this function you will be introduced to your new golfing mates and receive your Golf Pack.
Saturday 11th September
Arrive at the Ceduna Golf Club nice and early for a 6.30am champagne breakfast, hosted by the members of the Ceduna Golf Club. Watch and salute the sun rising at 6.53am. Prepare for the commencement of 7 days of fun, entertainment and golf, interacting with local communities along the highway. Bernie Scott will perform and sing our “welcome song”. After the breakfast play the Ceduna Holes “Denial Bay” and “Oyster Beds”.
After playing your 2 Ceduna holes, drive to Penong and play “Windmills”. After lunch head for Coorabie farm stay Coorabie. Our hosts Debbie and Poggy Kloock will entertain us with a bush dance this evening that you will never forget. The meal will be whiting and salads. Bernie will have you dancing the night away with great country music.
Sunday 12th September
Bright and early head for Nundroo and play “Wombat Hole”, then move onto the Great Australian Bight to view some of the most spectacular scenery Australia has to offer. Drive to Nullarbor and play “Dingo’s Den”, trying not lose your ball to the crows. Finally arrive at Border Village (wind your watch back 45 minutes) mid-afternoon, relax and settle into your accommodation. Early this evening attend a West Australian Silkwood wine tasting by the pool. This evening enjoy free time with your mates.
Monday 13th September
Play “Border Kangaroo” at the village and then “Nullarbor Nymph” at Eucla. At 9.00am meet at the border kangaroo for a team photo. Head to Eucla beach at 2.30pm to meet an old Pirate. Many years ago this fellow hid a treasure chest on this beach somewhere. Can you find it? if you can, its worth a $1,000 gold nugget. You are again free to do as you like the evening.
Wednesday 15th September
This will be a real easy day just relax then wander down the highway to Fraser Range Station where you will spend the night. Fraser Range hole is called “Sheep’s Back”. Here you will attempt our $10,000 hole-in-one, and also participate in our annual putting competition. Tonight enjoy a great meal and Bernie will be conducting a karoke night.
Thursday 16th September
Again leave at your leisure driving to Norseman to play the two holes, “Golden Horse” and “Ngadju”. Check out the magnificent Silver Lake at Kambalda, it is truly a spectacular sight. Play “Silver Lake” at the Kambalda golf course, then head for Kalgoorlie. Play you final two holes “Golden Mile” and “O’Connor”. Book into your accommodation at the Rydges or the Prospector caravan park. Tonight feel free to do as you please. Maybe have dinner at the golf club.
Friday 17th September
Join the Sponsors of Chasing the Sun and the members of the Kalgoorlie Golf Course to play a 4-ball Ambrose tournament. Arrive at 8.30am for a 9.00am shotgun start, enjoying the hospitality of such a magnificent golf course in Kalgoorlie. Feel like a night at the theatre? The Kalgoorlie Repertory Club will stage a production just for your enjoyment. This will cost you $30 which includes the show and BBQ. Drinks are available at club prices.
Saturday 18th September
This morning is totally free do some sightseeing, maybe some shopping, or just a stroll up historic Hannan Street. This evening commencing at 5.00pm with your new found friends for our final dinner and a toast to the setting sun. During dinner will be the presentation of trophies. Be ready at your Park or Hotel at 4.00pm for the beautiful old train to pick you up and take you to the golf course.
Sunday 19th September
Please drive home to where you live carefully.