Monday, 25 July 2016

Weekly Newsletter 24 July 2016

Two outstanding league matches were played on Sunday. In the A league match the Golf Shop got the better of Sealing Solutions to win both matches and gain 17 points against 3 after the bonus count. In the B League match the Motley Crew edged out the Pinseekers with one win one and one draw to gain 15 points against 4 after the bonus count.

On Saturday 90 players teed off in round two of the Pennypinchers Winter Meat Challenge. A bight in the air, but, not on the greens required a deft short game. In all just four players returned better than net par for the day. Young Fareez Alexander was first on 38 individual stableford points. Three players followed on 37 points. The count deemed Steve Turner second, Christo Swanepoel third and Wade King fourth. The final outing is set for Saturday 27th August. The aggregate scores for the three rounds will determine the overall winners.

In the QACCS triangular played Friday the Northern Cape returned the top average 31.76 points to claim the trophy. Free State, the runners up on 29.85 points, edged out the Northern Free State who finished on 29.21 points.
In the fourball alliance Pieter Botes, Wikus Myburgh, Aubrey Josiah and Cedric Bredenkamp posted the top score, 104 points. Pieter Botes and William Hennery led the IPS section, both players returned 41 points. Johannes Wessels (40), Pieter Brits (39), Francois Nel (37) and Willie Delport (37) were the remaining prize winners. 

Ronnie Engelbrecht returned 22 points for an outright win in the Friday Sun Flamingo Niner. Wade King and Andries Kori were second and third, both on 21 points. The latter carded a three under par gross 33 on the nine. Neville Alexander and Ivan Coetzee were fourth and fifth on 19 and 18 points respectively.

A consistently competitive round boosted by a big six at the fourth saw Wedge Crozier return 23 points to claim the KWV Powerpay Niner on Thursday. Wade King was second on 22 points on a count out from third placed Ant Crozier. Each also recorded a big six on the day. Tenderson Manyetsa was the only other competitor to record a successful powerplay hole. The winner of the six weekly Powerplay draw was Wade King.


Dries du Plessis (38), Siewert Wiid (37) and Gavin van Zyl (36) were the top three players in Wednesday ’s Leons House of Liquor sponsored individual stableford competition. But, it was Kassie “Sorry” Potgieter who dominated the day with some telling putts in the skins competition played concurrently.

This week at KGC:
This week it is the Horseshoe Inn betterball stableford on Wednesday. On Thursday the Spur under 23 Challenge returns. It is also the KWV Powerplay Niner. On Friday the Club hosts the weekly Sun Flamingo Niner. The weekend is reserved for the NC/FS Junior Open in which some 96 players are anticipated for the 54 hole event. The course will be available for the public Sunday midday. 

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