Dave Moakler

Volunteer, 2015
Gander Golf Club

Dave Moakler has been a member at the Gander Golf Club for the past 20 years, during which time he has served on the Gander Golf Club’s Executive. Each year Dave offers his assistance when the Golf Club is preparing to open for the start of the season. Ensuring out of bounds, lateral and water hazard stakes are freshly painted and distributed in the correct places around the course.

Dave also installs safety nets, puts out course signage as well as signage in and around the car park which has been taken in for the winter. Dave also assists with tournaments we have at the Gander Golf Club as well as charity events. Organizers ask if he will be assisting as they know what a great asset he is to the tournament. Tasks which he carries out include printing meal and drink tickets, calculating results and skins, entering scores and making draws at all of our major tournaments.

Dave volunteers his time freely to aid with the day to day running of the Gander Golf Club as and when he is needed, making him an integral part of the operation. Dave is also a great asset for his knowledge of the rules of golf and is always on hand to help with a ruling. In addition Dave has immersed himself into furthering his knowledge of the rules of golf by attending rules seminars. Dave does not like to take plaudits for the work he does as the contributions he makes are for his love of the Gander Golf Club and the game of golf.

As well as his work at the Gander Golf Club Dave Moakler has been involved with Golf Newfoundland &

Labrador for many years. Dave has assisted with the operation of both the Junior and Adult Provincial Championships in terms of stats, schedules, results, draws and rules. This year Dave also offered his time freely to assist GNL with the running of the Adult Atlantics. Dave played an integral part in the initial revamping of the old NLGA/GNL website, as well as, working on the Provincial Order of Merit. Dave also assists with the Junior Tely Tour by volunteering as a rules official for some of their events including the Tour Championship.

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