Life Members


  • Alex Armstrong (Casino Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER IN 1978 – Deceased
    • Elected Vice President in 1961
    • Elected Secretary in 1968
    • Elected Secretary/Treasurer in 1971
  • Earle Williams (Murwillumbah Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER IN 1979 – Deceased
    • Elected Vice President in 1968
    • Elected President in 1972
    • Elected Vice President of NSWGA in 1993
    • Life Member of NSWGA in 1995
  • Les Mancell (Lismore Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER IN xxxxxxx – Deceased
    • Elected Junior Promotions Officer 1979 to 1990
    • Founder of the Lake Ainsworth Junior Coaching Camp
  • H. (Robin) Young (Ballina Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER IN 1983 – Deceased
    • Elected NRDGA Asst. Secretary and Classic Co-ordinator in 1971.
    • Norther Rivers “Classic” Coordinator from (inaugural event in ) 1971 to 1982
  • Stuart Gardner (Kyogle Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER IN 1987 – Deceased
    • First attended NRDGA meeting in 1959
    • Served for 30 years
    • Life member at Kyogle Golf Club
    • Life Member of Northern Rivers Veterans Golf Association
  • Earl Scurr (Coraki Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER IN 2003
    • Club Delegate for Coraki Golf Club from October 1971
    • Elected to NRDGA Committee in 1972
    • Elected to NRDGA Match Committee February 1977
    • Elected NRDGA Vice President in January 1986
    • Elected NRDGA Chairman in 1992
    • Elected as a Councillor to NSWGA and appointed to Handicapping and Course Rating Committee
    • Resigned as NRDGA Chairman in January 2003 (after 12 years)
    • Continued to officiate as NRDGA Delegate to NSWGA in 2003 and 2004
    • Elected to Course Rating Committee 2005 to current
  • Max Heynatz (Ballina Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER IN 2003 – Deceased
    • Appointed Classic Co-ordinator in 1980
    • Co-ordinated Classic for 21 years
  • Fred Causley (Casino Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER IN 2004 – Deceased
    • Delegate in 1972
    • Chairman of Match Committee in 1973
  • Jim Ormond (Coraki Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER 2006 – Deceased
    • Coraki Delegate for 33 years
    • Significant contributions to the Match Committee
    • Life Member NRVDGA
    • Course Rating 1990 – 2005
  • Stan Bendall (Lismore Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER IN 2008 – Deceased
    • Appointed NRDGA Publicity Officer in 1986
  • Darrell Watts (Murwillumbah Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER IN 2011
    • First attended NRDGA meeting as a delegate in 1995
    • Junior Golf Promotion Committee Member in 1996
    • Elected Junior Promotions Officer in 1999.
    • Elected President 2003 – 2009
  • Ric Arnison (Ballina Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER IN 2015
  • Ian Armour (Murwillumbah Golf Club) – ELECTED LIFE MEMBER IN 2018
    • Delegate for Murwillumbah Golf Club from 1997
    • Junior Golf Committee/JPO 2001 – 2009
    • Vice President 2008 – 2010
    • President 2011 – 2013
    • Publicity Officer/Web Page Co-ordinator 2014 – 2017