It is with great sadness that the Club advises of the sudden passing of Life Member - Roger Masom.
Roger joined the club in October 1984.
He served as a long term Board member, also serving as Captain in 2002, 2003 and 2004 and Club President in 2010.
Roger was the handicapper for a period of approximately 15 years before the role went electronic at which time Roger supported the system as a backup for over a year.
Roger served on the greens committee and always supported and assisted in all major events.
He represented the Club in Pennant for a number of years and represented the Club on the Ballarat District Golf Association. Roger also served on the Club’s memorabilia sub-committee and we have him to thank for the upkeep of the club trophies over a number of years.
We thank Roger for all of his outstanding efforts and dedication to the club over the years for which he was deservedly rewarded with a Life Membership in 2016.
His nomination for Life Membership noted in part “... his passion for the Club and in all positions he had occupied, his representation on the BDGA, pennant representation and his true passion for the juniors and lady members along with his willingness to always be there for support and advice..” as was “Life members were remarkable people and none were more worthy of the honour than Roger.”
He will be sorely missed.
On behalf of the Board, Staff and members I pass our deepest sympathies to Ros, Jonathon, Louisa and friends.
President - Ballarat Golf Club