Molly McLean from Rosebud Country Club was presented with her award as the winning girl in the Junior Order of Merit competition for 2018. She is seen below with GPV President Dorothy following  a presentation at Rosebud.

Molly McLean – Girls’ OOM winner

Another winner – On Tuesday 22 January, at lunch after the Mornington GC Ladies’ Opening Day, GPV President presented an Order of Merit trophy to Aleisha Hannam-Lewis, of Mornington and Cranbourne GCs

Aleisha Hannam-Lewis and President Dorothy

A presentation at Cerberus Golf Club on Saturday 19 January was the first of a series. James Hogan-Keogh from Cerberus was awarded the trophy for his “best nett” win in  the 2018 Junior Order of Merit. GPV president Dorothy Mortlock and vice-president Taffy Richards made the presentation. Other trophies will be presented soon – we’ll post photos!

James Hogan-Keogh with president Dorothy and v-p Taffy

The Junior OOM covered the calendar year 2018, and all District juniors aged 19 or under on 1 January 2018 were automatically included in it, the basic requirements being that they had to hold their GA handicap at a GPV club and to play in at least 5 GPV junior events.  Points were allocated as they played in the events, and trophies were awarded for boys and girls, best gross and best nett.
The winners were –
Boys’ best gross – Matt Lever, The National
Boys’ best nett – James Hogan-Keogh, Cerberus
Girls’ best gross – Molly McLean, Rosebud CC
Girls’ best nett – Aleisha Hannam-Lewis, Mornington