SUNDAY SEALING SOLUTIONS LEAGUE
Sunday’s Sealing Solutions League outing saw two teams in the A league, the Happy Hookers and Molinari’s, claim 16 points each to gain a decided advantage on the day.
Molinari’s now lead the A league on 25 points with Sealing Solutions in second place on 19 points.
In the B League results were evenly balanced. Sultans of Swing are top of log on 23.5 points with CPAC second on 20.5 points.
TRAINING THE TRAINERS
Stephan van der Watt from the South African Golf Development Board was on hand at the KGC at the weekend to present the required coaching course to the appointed NCGU coaches that included Bennie Basson (Alexander Bay), Nico Maas (Springbok / Aggenys), Bertie Steenkamp and Edwin Boer (Upington / Kakamas), Andries Kori and Hermus Venter (Kimberley) as well as PGA coaches Christo Botma and Henk Visser (Kimberley) and Hanu van der Walt (Sishen).
SATURDAY SANLAM CANCER CHALLENGE REGIONAL FINALS
A traditional August wind was on hand to greet all eighty NCGU club representatives in this year’s Sanlam Regional Finals played at the Kimberley Golf Club on Saturday. It was the KGC Ladies Section representatives who enjoyed the most success with Susan Ferreira (B division) and Joanie Herselman (C division) the respective winners. As such they qualify for the annual trip to Sun City and the 2015 Sanlam Cancer Challenge Finals to be played over the Gary Player Country Club and the Lost City Golf Course. Sishen Golf Club’s Magdel du Toit was the successful A division winner. In the Men’s Section the MMGC’s Jacobus van Zyl (A division), Hartswater’s Arnold Henning (B division) and Douglas’s Eugene Le Roux (C division) were the successful winners.
SATURDAY CLUB COMPETITION
A very much in form Dries Mostert posted 40 individual stableford points to take Saturday’s Club competition. Young Fareez Alexander was deemed second in a count out on 39 points from third placed PJ Gerber.
FRIDAY SUN FLAMINGO MEAT & SLOTS NINER
Tenderson Manyetsa recorded 21 points in the Friday Sun Flamingo Niner for a comfortable win. Three players recorded 18 points – Kat Swanepoel, Brian Daniels and Ramon Barlow to finish second through to fourth respectively. Luchmen Poonawassy was fifth on 17 points.
THURSDAY KWV POWERPLAY NINER
On Thursday Ramon Barlow put past memories aside as he saved par from the 18th greenside bunker to post a big six, a record equaling 26 points in total and a personal best 39 gross to win the KWV Powerplay Niner going away. Wedge Crozier was the runner up on 19 points that included a big six at the 4th. Machiel Cronje was third on a count out on 18 points from from Dave Benade, a big six on the 17th for the former and a big six on the 13th for the latter.
WEDNESDAY KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS LEAGUE
In the team section of Wednesday’s Konica Minolca Business League outing Darsha Insurance Brokers, represented by Gavin van Zyl and Kevin Collings, took the count out for first place from the Halfway House Hotel, represented by Lennie Allen and Dave Benade. Both teams scored 47 betterball points. A three-way count on 44 points saw the KGC team, represented by Tinus and Hermus Venter, third.
In the individual section Kevin Colings returned a sub 80 round for 42 individual stableford points and a comfortable win. Hennie van Rensburg was second on 39 points with Henry van Aarde third o 38 points.
TUESDAY CLEVELAND GOLF SUPER SIX TOURNAMENT
Thuso Dichaba posted 14 individual stableford points to take the Tuesday Super Six Tournament sponsored by Cleveland Golf. OJ Maimane and Deuce Leburu were joint runners up, the count out deemed a draw.
THE COMING WEEK
Coming up at the KGC this week is the Cleveland Golf Super Six Tournament on Tuesday,
the Darsha Insurance Brokers IPS on Wednesday, the Spur Challenge and KWV Powerplay Niner on Thursday, the Sun Flamingo Niner on Friday along with the CTCS draw and the SPCA Golf Day on Saturday.