AIFN Golf Event Results – Babinda GC

AIFN Golf Event Results - Babinda GC, 2021

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The scores are in and it was a tight game at AIFN Golf Event City vs Country at Babinda GC. We had to swap In a couple of country boys for City, but I think they wanted to make it a fair series. Thanks to @Leon Ambrum and @Peter Milani who helped the City boys to victory.

Team one was Herb Walsh vs George Savage

3 points Separated these two deadly players. Herb wins

Issac George Wallace vs Peter Milani

4 points and Peter leveled it up with country and city one game each. Peter wins

Team two was Trent Baptiste vs Leon Ambrum and Leon winning this by 7points. It was a good battle but to be fair Trent was away for 3 weeks but Leon won overall and has been playing consists Golf with 84 points. Leon wins

Samuel Edwards vs Jordan Rudken.

Sam taking the win, congratulations to both Sam and Jordan for there first ever Birdie on the second Hole for Sam and Jordan par at the 17th. Sam wins

City and Country winning one game each.

Team Three was Devante Heron vs Lachlan Biondi-Odo

Lachlan showed up and taking the win for City and the putting comp out so city wins this week’s City vs Country competition. Lachi wins

Which levels up the series and takes us into the 3rd game. Winner takes the bragging rights 2021.

AIFN Golf would like to thank our sponsors SGA, GA, Callaway and Drummond Golf, and Goondoi Rangers and Babinda Golf Course, without whom the event would have not been possible.

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ABOUT AIFN Golf

The 2021 AIFN Golf Event was the brainchild of John Fejo, a keen golfer who wanted to introduce the game of golf to Australian Indigenous and First Nations players. It is hoped that this first event will be the launching pad for more events in the future.

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AIFN Golf Event Results- Millaa Millaa GC

AIFN Golf Event Results - Millaa Millaa Golf Course, 2021

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AIFN GOLF DAY Single Stroke 18 Hole at Millaa Millaa GC was lovely and cool up until we started walking those hills , but fun challenging and tricky at the same time, so the deadly had to come out off us Golfers

It was a close game in the end but Country Got away with the Win and proved that they are real strong contenders for the 2021 Champions for our three game shoot out between Country and City.

All the players walked away excited for the next event in Babinda, City vs Country and are keen to get back some redemption I think.

We would like to also welcome Tobias Drahm to AIFN GOLF and hope you had a good time with all the fellas and an even better time on the Golf Course and hope to see you at more of the events.

AIFN Golf would like to thank our sponsors and SGA, GA, Callaway and Drummond Golf, and Goondoi Rangers also Millaa Millaa Golf course, without whom the event would have not been possible.

A special thanks to Bob and the boys at Millaa Millaa GC for making us feel really welcomed and we could pay the favour back in the near future.

Our winners for each pool was.

Pool 1

Herb Walsh on 87 points – Country

Warren Drahm on 96 points – City

 

Pool

John Fejo on 95 points – Country

John McCarthy on 97 points – Country

 

Pool 3

Peter Milani on 91 points – Country

Tobias Drahm on 110 points – City

The putter of the Event went to Bevan Ahkee with a 20 foot put, and winning the Millaa Millaa Golf Shirt.

So Country won by Four players beating there City partners.

Congratulations Fellas Use Played Deadly Golf, Both Country and City Boy’s.

Here are some Deadly photos of the City vs Country clash at Milla Millaa GC.

 

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Quotes from the day

Thank you to Bob and the team at Millaa Millaa GC for making us feel very welcomed and appreciated that use went out of your ways to come up with a game for us at AIFN to connect with Millaa Millaa and the team.

Congratulations to all of use who walked 18 holes use walked 10km + for those who was chasing there balls🤣, use are not only socialising but getting physical and mental fitness as well as looking after your wellbeing in the end use are all winners in our Eyes at AIFN.

Happy Golfing fellas. 🏌️⛳🤣🤠🤫

Bevan Ahkee

 

Congrats country boys! Will get you mob next week. 😉

Thanks again @John Fejo @Herb Walsh @Lachlan Biondi-Odo for the day.

Thanks Millaa Millaa golf club for welcoming us and putting on a good day of golf.

Peter Milani

 

Had a great time with the lads today and  it was good to meet little Warren Drahm .. cheers lads. Thanks again to BigJOHN and little Herby.. And to the MILLAA GOLF CLUB. AT LEAST THEY MADE US BROTHER'S WELCOME.. And the lad with that 20 foot putt . In yar..🤣🤣

Herb Walsh

 

Yeah what a great course. Totally felt welcomed there today. It’s definitely a course I would like to do again. Tobias I hope you enjoyed your day mate and look forward to seeing you on the fairways again. Murri slack one now getting ready to cook a feed of battered fish and crumbed oysters with a bit of a salad.😎

 

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ABOUT AIFN Golf

The 2021 AIFN Golf Event was the brainchild of John Fejo, a keen golfer who wanted to introduce the game of golf to Australian Indigenous and First Nations players. It is hoped that this first event will be the launching pad for more events in the future.

SEE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AIFN GOLF HERE

AIFN Golf Event Results- Gordonvale GC

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AIFN Golf Event Results - Gordonvale Golf Course, Oct 31st, 2021

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AIFN GOLF DAY Single Stroke 18 Hole at Gordanvale GC was hot, but fun and deadly and funny at the same time.

We had some new faces today Dennis Jia and Jack Mcgaven, which is what AIFN Golf is all about welcoming new brothers into our competition.

All the players walked away excited for the next event in Mila Mila, City vs Country or Cairns vs Innisfail.

Our champions for the Event in Gordanvale was.

1) The Longest Drive John Fejo 272m on Hole 6.

2) Closest to the Pin on Hole 5 Kevin Rundle

3) Best player for the 18 Holes Kevin Rundle 84 ponits

4) Best Putter Leon Ambrum

5) Best 1st 9 Holes Michael Brown

6) Best back 9 Holes Leon Ambrum

Congratulations Fellas, you Played Deadly Golf.

And a special thank you from AIFN Golf for all the hard work in helping set up and doing the odd jobs behind the seen. Lachlan Biondi-Odo and Herb Walsh Thank you brother.

Here are some photos of the winners.

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AIFN Golf would like to thank our sponsors Social Golf Australia, Golf Australia, Callaway and Drummond Golf, and the Goondoi Rangers and Gordonvale Golf course, without whom the event would have not been possible.

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ABOUT AIFN Golf

The 2021 AIFN Golf Event was the brainchild of John Fejo, a keen golfer who wanted to introduce the game of golf to Australian Indigenous and First Nations players. It is hoped that this first event will be the launching pad for more events in the future.

SEE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AIFN GOLF HERE

AIFN Golf Event Results- Elarish GC

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AIFN Golf Event Results - Elarish Golf Course, Oct 24th, 2021

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The AIFN GOLF DAY 4BBB in Elarish was hot, but fun and "deadly" and funny at the same time, with George throwing balls on the course so Issac George Wallace could lose the longest drive (Ha ha).

There was laughing, smiling and plenty of emotions (without naming names...well, ok....Leon Ambrum, Beaven Ahkee, George Savage and Merrick K Anderson were a bit emotional because the ball wouldn't listen to them, Ha ha.)

But all in all, being around the brothers on the golf course, the day was a GOOD DAY. All the players walked away excited for the next event and just to be out on the golf course with good deadly company. That's what AIFN Golf is about.

AIFN Golf would like to thank sponsors SGA, GA, Callaway and Drummond Golf, and Elarish Golf course. Without them, the event would have not been possible.

Champions for the Event in Elarish:

1) The Longest Drive  Issac Wallace 294m on Hole 9.

2) Closest to the Pin on Hole 4 John McCarthy

3) Player with the lowest score Leon Ambrum on 39 points

4) Best Putter Warren Drahm

5) Best Due Team was John McCarthy and  Shane Badham at 84 points

6) The bloke that looked the part but needs to work on his golf game Jordan Rudken

And a special thank you from AIFN Golf for all the hard work in helping set up and doing the odd jobs behind the seen goes to Herb Walsh

Thank you brother.

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From the players:

Quotes from the day:

"Good day seeing everyone relaxed and just enjoying the day without all life’s pressures, and seeing brotherly bonds being built. Keep up the good work hubby and AIFN Golf crew.  I think wives may have to challenge some hubbys on the greens" -Jakita Fejo

"Thank you Johnny, we appreciate the work you put in behind the scenes. At the end of the day, AIFN golf and the event days aren’t possible without you first having a dream and your dream becoming a reality." Trent Baptiste

Thanks to Elarish Golf Course for hosting the day. Thanks also to major prize sponsor Callaway Golf Australia New Zealand, as well as support from Drummond Golf, and Social Golf Australia.

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ABOUT AIFN Golf

The 2021 AIFN Golf Event was the brainchild of John Fejo, a keen golfer who wanted to introduce the game of golf to Australian Indigenous and First Nations players. It is hoped that this first event will be the launching pad for more events in the future.

SEE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AIFN GOLF HERE

AIFN Golf Event Results- Babinda GC, Oct 17 2021

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AIFN Golf Event Results - Babinda Golf Course, Oct 17th, 2021

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Aboriginal and First Nation Golfers took to Babinda Golf Course on Sunday, October 17th, 2021.

Under clear skies, the golfers played a 4BBB format, and a great time was had by all... laughing, smiling (and even some bad words because the ball wouldn't listen 🤣🤣🤣), and just being around murries and all the Balas. All the players walked away excited for the next event and just to be out on the golf course with good company.

Final Leaderboard:

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Detailed scores:

Team 1

Best Score:  J. Fejo / Mike Davis (45), M. Anderson /   A. Edwards (59).
Winning Team for Team 1: John Fejo & Mike Davise (45) Points
Winning player for Team 1: Mike Davis (45) Points

Team 2

Best Score:   Mac Brown / M. Brown (47), I. Wallace / G. Savage (45)
Winning Team for Team 2: Isaac Wallace & George Savage (45) Points
Winning Player for Team 2: George Savage (45) Points

Team 3

Best Score: D. Heron / M. Heron (54), L. Biondi Odo / B. Biondi Odo (53)
Winning Team for Team 3: Lachlan & Bailey Biondi Odo (53) Points
Winning Player for Team 3: Lachlan Biondi Odo (53) Points

Team 4

Best Score: B Ahkee/ W Drahm, M Baptiste, J McCarthy
Winning Team for Team 4: Beaven Ahkee & Warren Drahm (42) Points
Winning Player for Team 4: Beaven Ahkee (42) Points

Team 5

K Rundle, W Alick, H Walsh, J Jia
Winning Golfers for Team 5:  Herb Walsh & John Jia   (45) Points
Winning Player for Team 5: Herb Walsh (45) Points

Team 6
M Purcell, S Edwards, K Fejo, J Sneath
Winning Golfers for Team 6: Malcom Purcell & Samuel Edwards (54) Points
Winning Player for Team 6: Malcom Purcell (54) Points

NOVELTY AWARDS

Best Golfer: Beaven Ahkee (42) Points
Best Putter: Marcus Heron
Best Duo:  Beaven Ahkee / Warren Drahm
Longest Drive: George Savage 252m
Closest to the Pin: George Savage
Looks the Part but needs to work on his Golf Game: Samuel Edwards

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From the players:

What a great day of golf at the AIFNG event. first one for me and loved it. awesome getting around all the brother men good fun good laugh. The sun and wind was out in force, can't do much about that and didn't win any prizes 🤣🤣. there's players at all levels. thanks John Fejo  & everyone that helped out. let's get on board. see you all next Sunday. Kevin Rundle

I’d just like to say a big thank you to John Fejo and to all the people who attended the AIFN Golf event in babinda today, such a privilege to play with everyone and to see the enjoyment that everyone had 👌🏾 I highly recommend everyone to have a go lots of fun, competitive but also support to get better at golf and enjoy some outdoor activitie. Merrick K Anderson

Being asked and invited & involved in this AIFN Golf Event today made me feel proud & honoured to be playing with a deadly group of men who just enjoy their golf & as well try & improve their own game. Totally supportive of the Group & Committee ( sorry I'm bad on names ) but this is going to be an fantastic way to play golf with a Handicap & feel what it's like to play in a proper Competition. Thanks to my deadly cousin Bevan Ahkee for teaming up & winning the day plus his own award he won. So more murrie golf get involved made group grow into something bigger then it is. Cheers Warren Drahm🏌♂️👊🏾👍🏾

It was a privilege being asked to play in this AIFN Golf Event today at the Babinda golf course. I found it was well organised by @John and everyone else that was involved. Playing in this deadly event makes me want to try and improve my golf more and see where this can take me and mostly playing beside all the brothers that participated. I thoroughly enjoyed the day and looking forward to the next event in gordonvale. William Alick

Hey guys was an amazing day today with an even better group of men, coming from someone who usually goes to the pub on the weekend was good to get out and have a round of golf getting some excercise while having fun and  surrounded by some exceptional indigenous men. Was my first time playing in the tournament and everyone was so welcoming,so thanks use for that and cyas at the next one.⛳🏌️. Aw and even though I didn't have any golf clubs special thanks to Patrick McCarthy for  letting me borrow his brand new clubs. Samuel Edward

Thank you Johnny, we appreciate the work you put in behind the scenes. At the end of the day, AIFN golf and the event days aren’t possible without you first having a dream and your dream becoming a reality. Trent Baptiste 🙌🏽💯

Thanks to Babinda Golf Course for hosting the day. Thanks also to major prize sponsor Callaway Golf Australia New Zealand, as well as support from Drummond Golf, and Social Golf Australia.

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ABOUT AIFN Golf

The 2021 AIFN Golf Event was the brainchild of John Fejo, a keen golfer who wanted to introduce the game of golf to Australian Indigenous and First Nations players. It is hoped that this first event will be the launching pad for more events in the future.

SEE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AIFN GOLF HERE

2021 AIFN Golf Event at hit in FNQ

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2021 AIFN Golf Event: Aboriginal Indigenous First Nation golfers tee off at first event in FNQ

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The 2021 AIFN Golf Event was a hit with Aboriginal Indigenous and First Nation golfers. It was held on Thursday, Sept 30, 2021 at Innisfail Golf Club in Far North Queensland.

Congratulations to the winning team: John McCarthy, Leon Ambrum, and Kishaun Fejo took top honours for the competition, scoring a team total of 73, and winning closest to the pin.

Further congratulations go to to both Uncle Mac Brown for the longest drive, and Uncle John Jia for taking the player of the day.

Congratulations to Devonta Heron for taking out the up-and-coming champion. Anthony Edwards for the Happy Golfer and to Jordan who for his first ever game of Golf, got the amateur golfer of the day.

By all accounts, it was a wonderful day for all involved.

FINAL SCORES

Pos. Player Score (Par 70)
1 Johnny 1 + Michael 1 + Leon 1 +3 (73)
2 John Jia + Uncle Mac + Many 1 +6 (76)
3 Lachlan 1 + Mick Brown + Kishaun 1 +8 (70)
4 Trent 1 + Jordan 1 + John 1 +8 (78)
5 Herb 1 + Devonta 1 + Marcus 1 +9 (79)

(Final leaderboard here)

Again congratulations on behalf of the A.I.F.N Golf committee, Herb Walsh, Trent Baptiste and Lachlan Biondi-Odo.

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Special Thanks to Supporters and Partners

Thanks to Innisfail Golf Club for hosting the day. Thanks also to major prize sponsor Callaway Golf Australia New Zealand, as well as support from Drummond Golf, Golf Australia and Social Golf Australia.

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ABOUT THE 2021 AIFN Golf Event

The 2021 AIFN Golf Event was the brainchild of John Fejo, a keen golfer who wanted to introduce the game of golf to Australian Indigenous and First Nation players. It is hoped that this first event will be the launching pad for more events in the future.

SEE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AIFN GOLF HERE