Today I attended the funeral and said goodbye to a special man who went by the name Gravy Golfer here at ISeek. Gravy was well known here in SEQ as the skateboard guy - as he rode a skateboard style golf buggy. It was always quite a sight to see him ride down the fairway with his bag in front of him like a ships captain on the prow.
Gravy was one of those guys who made everyone feel welcome. He would be the first to go up and introduce himself to new members - and even caddies . He was quite the sportsman representing his state in netball, racing cars, and more recently taking on the challenge of this great game we all love.
Gravy unfortunately passed away Sunday week ago. He decided that he couldn't go on. He leaves behind a lovely wife, 5yo son and 1yo daughter, and a large group of grieving family and friends. Today over 200 people attended his funeral. I gave a testimonial on behalf of the SEQGG and Brisbane Fairways golf clubs.
The SEQGG will rename our annual award in his honour to remember a great man and a good friend.
RIP Gravy - we will miss you mate