Who needs short mat?

Who needs the heated, cosy environment of an Anderson House short mat game, when the outdoor greens beckon? (Although today they were more like “whites” than greens . . .) Harnam Grewal must have persuaded Louise Mason, head of Player Development, that our club players needed toughening up for the … [Read more...]

Murder on the green

A murder of crows (yes, the collective noun for crows is "murder") descended on our greens today. Hundreds of them were "coring" (excuse the pun) on the green, stabbing for grubs below the surface, and more were spectating from the surrounding high wires.  Maybe the … [Read more...]

All done!

Updated October 30, 2016 They did it all in a day! More than 200 lockers were moved October 29 to make room for the two short mats, which are now laid and can be used immediately.   Lots of empty spaces on the calendar when you can drop-in and find out how your bowls behave on the new … [Read more...]

Two short mats . . .

Updated October 31, 2016 As of Monday October 31, we will have two short mat rinks in Anderson House. All members need to be aware that their storage locker may be moved to make room for the second mat. It would help if you emptied your locker by October 27 – but you are NOT required to do so. The … [Read more...]

Short mat begins

The short mat was laid down in Anderson House on Friday September 16, two weeks earlier than usual, because the outdoor greens are now closed for the season. Jeff Machan, Carnarvon Cup winner and many times champion in outdoor tournaments, rolled the ceremonial first bowl. He rolled a perfect … [Read more...]

Slide 162 10 Blue Team Canada Day 2016

See Canada Day 2016 for a full account of the day, plus lots more photos. In 2017, we will repeat this annual fundraising event for CHAMP, the Child Amputee Program. … [Read more...]

Slide 220 11 Red Team Canada Day 2016

See Canada Day 2016 for a full account of the day, plus lots more photos. In 2017, we will repeat this annual fundraising event for CHAMP, the Child Amputee Program. … [Read more...]

Slide 156 SMU School Students

St. Michaels University School students visited the club June 6, 2016. See Students See Green. … [Read more...]

Victoria Day dinner a success

The first catered dinner organized by this year's new Dinner Committee was held on Victoria Day, May 23rd, after a fun day of bowling. Seventy-one members attended. The comments we received about the dinner and various activities were very positive. The 50/50 draw took in $264 and the lucky … [Read more...]

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