Kimberley Golf Club Report 18 January 2015
With a 135 hole start on Monday Hermus Venter finally stepped off the 18th Green Sunday afternoon having completed 252 holes for the week - another Kimberley Golf Club record. He averaged 76 per round or 4.277 per hole.
On Saturday Shane Arthur proved to be neither a Schwartzel nor a Kaymer as hung on to his lead to take the 2015 New Year’s Cup sponsored by Workwear Depot, despite the handicap cut and the pressure of the occasion. Arthur’s final round 36 points gave him an overall aggregate 82 points that left him four clear of the field.
William Orton was second on 78 points with Christo Swanepoel third on 76 points.
Round one saw Dries Mostert (41), Nico Ross (40) and Alan Doherty (40) accorded first to third place respectively. Round two saw Rudi Kruger (42), Stan de Beer (40) and Stafford Salo (39) the top three players.
Hermus Venter returned a one under par gross 35 for 22 points to take the Friday Flamingo Casino Meat and Slots Niner. Susan Alexander was the runner up on 21 points. Young Fareez Alexander was third on 20, with Tinus Venter fourth on 19 and Darian Alexander fifth on 18.
Jakes Jacobs was the winner of the KWV Niner on 20 points. Donald Hlakudi was second on 18 points on a count out from third placed Braam Botes.
Morne Coertzen posted 38 points to take the first Leons House of Liquor IPS for 2015 on Wednesday. Gavin van Zyl was second on 37 points with Bernie Bennett third on 36 points.
This week the KGC hosts the Darsha IPS Wednesday, the KWV Niner Thursday and the Flamingo Casino Niner Friday. The Friday CTCS snowball draw stands at R1 150. At the weekend the Club hosts the annual Northern Cape Junior Open played over 54 holes, 36 on Saturday and 18 on Sunday. Saturday may offer limited Member access. Standard Member and Visitor access will resume Sunday afternoon when the tournament is complete.