The Captain’s Challenge was established in 2013 and is generally played on the last Friday of the month with a morning and afternoon shotgun start available. The golf course is set up at its most difficult with tougher than Championship like pin positions on every hole. Any player who beats their handicap in this Stableford Invitation Medley Blue/Red Tee event receives one dozen golf balls.
An Order of Merit is maintained and a winner determined every six months. Points are allocated to the top 68 finishes every month and over the six month period the golfer with the highest number of points wins a gift voucher valued at $1,500.
Previous winners of the Order of Merit are as follows:
Bruce Chadfield (2013)
Warwick Oxenford (2014)
Nobu Kubota (2014)
Lewis Clelland (2015)
Hiroyuki Kano (2015)
Ed Castrisos (2016)
Philip Fraser (2016)
Rick Davenport (2017)
Lachlan Maranta (2017)
Stuart Logue (2018)
Members are encouraged to invite guests from other Clubs to play. Members pay a $12 competition fee whilst non-members pay $72 which includes a $60 guest fee and a $12 competition fee. Each group of four receives a cheese platter following their round of golf in the Clubhouse.
To view the latest order of merit click here.
The Brisbane Golf Club is proud to have Vinidex Systems & Solutions as the major sponsor of the Captain’s Challenge.
Vinidex Systems & Solutions are Australia’s leading manufacturer and supplier of pipe systems and solutions for the transportation of fluid, data and energy. Greg McClure and Ty Morris, both Members of The Brisbane Golf Club are the representatives for Vinidex Systems and Solutions and we thank both gentlemen for their tremendous support of this event.
The Captain’s Challenge is aligned with the Leukaemia Foundation. The goal is to raise awareness levels of the role this important charity plays in the lives of those Australians affected and to raise some much needed funding through a variety of activities. Players in the Captain’s Challenge will be encouraged to participate in the raffle.
If a Remote or Limited Playing Member plays in the Captain’s Challenge, it will be included as one of their permitted seven (7) rounds of golf.
A Remote or Limited Playing Member will pay the $50 green fee plus the competition fee.
The same guest can only be introduced up to seven times a year and no more than three times between the months of March and November (both inclusive).