North West Province Golf Union
NWGU News 1619
The North West Champion of Champions tournament was held over the weekend whereby the winners from different handicaps/age divisions from every club in Northwest competed for the honour of North West Champion in that section. Overall lady winner was Kaitlin Fencham from Klerksdorp, whilst Fouche Botha (Leopard Park) dominated the men’s section with a score of -3 after 27 holes.
The winners of the various sections were:
- Karen Gird: B. Division lady (Rustenburg)
- Jandri Beukes : C Division lady (Seasons/ Brits)
- Fos Sebako :B Division men (Lichtenburg )
- Trevor McArthur: C Division men ( Klerksdorp)
- Anthony Jennings : Senior Div.(over 50 years of age, (Lichtenburg)
- Basil King : Super Senior Div.(over 60 years of age, Orkney)
- Johan Krugel :Mid. Amateur Div.( over 30 years of age, Rustenburg)
- Ren van Zyl : High School (Rustenburg)
- Leonard Bevan : Primary School (Leopard Park )
The winner of the ladies division: Kaitlin Fensham
The winner of the High Schools division: Ren van Zyl
Andre van Dyk (Klerksdorp 5th ) and Christiaan Burke (Potchefstroom 15th) both excelled at the Fancourt Didata Junior Open in George whilst Jaco Anderson (Klerksdorp) ended 26th in the U/15 section.:
Ben Kleynhans (Pecanwood) had a top 10 finish in the Border Senior Open held in East London, whilst Christo Reyneke (Lichtenburg) was 13th.
Kaitlin Fencham won the B Division of the SA Girls Championship held last week.
UPCOMING EVENTS INCLUDE:
17July Rustenburg Winter Classis
24 July Seasons (Brits) Junior Open
24 July North West Mid-Amateur Open (for golfers 30years & older)
14 August Orkney Junior Open
We also wish the following schools well that are to play the S.A Primary and High School finals, after winning the Northwest Finals:
NWGU News 1618
NORTH WEST GOLF NEWS
The North West Champion of Champions tournament is to be held at Leopard Park on 2 July for all winners of various sections of the Club’s in North West. The Rustenburg Winter Classic is scheduled for 17 July whilst the North West Mid-Amateur Open also at Rustenburg is on 24 July as well as the Seasons Junior Open at Brits on 24 July 2016.
Potchefstroom Golf Club successfully defended their scratch league title after the gruelling league drew to a conclusion with Klerksdorp as runners up. This was the 7th time in a row that Potchefstroom has won this league.
The North West Premier IPT Team was also selected and included: Danie van Niekerk (Captain Lichtenburg), Aubrey Beckley, Christ Peens, Albert Brits, Riaan Swart (all Potchefstroom), Slade Pickering (Pecanwood), Nathan Moore (Klerksdorp) and Theunis Bezuidenhout (Rustenburg) whilst Peet van Schalkwyk will manage the side at Fish River.
NWGU News 1617
PECANWOOD OPEN CANCELLED
The Management of Pecanwood Golf Estate has informed the Union that they are not able to host the Pecanwood Open this year. The tournament would have taken place on 10 July 2016.
The open will remain on the fixture list for 2017.
NWGU News 1616
POTCHEFSTROOM COUNTRY CLUB WINS SCRATCH LEAGUE FOR THE SEVENTH TIME IN A ROW
The Scratch League of the North West Golf Union concluded on Sunday 12 June 2016 at Rustenburg Golf Club. All nine teams competed but it was the matches between Potchefstroom A, Mooinooi and Lichtenburg that drew most ot the attention. Potchefstroom was unbeaten at this stage and only neede to half one of the matches to win the league. They managed to win both and thus won the scratch league for the seventh time in a row. They will now participate in the Northwern Province Gross league finals in Ekurhuleni in July. They are the defending champions after willing at Potchefstroom Country Club last year.
On the photo is the players that represented Potchefstroom A during the league:
Front vltr: Riaan Swart and Christo Peens
Back vltr: SP Campher, Martin Botha, Louis Botha, Francois Kruger, Albert Britz, Jan Greyling, Renaldo Schoenfeld and Andre Colangelo (Man)
NWGU News 1615
NWGU PREMIER IPT TEAM ANNOUNCED
The Executive of the North West Golf Union is pride to announce the Premier IPT team to represent the NWGU at the Inter Provincial Tournament at Fish River Sun during September 2016.
The team selected are:
Aubrey Beckley Danie van Niekerk
Naithen Moore Christo Peens
Theinie Bezuidenhout Slade Pickering
Riaan Swart Albert Britz
Manager: Mr Petrus van Schalkwyk (Presdient)
The Executive wishes the team all of the best during their preparation and the tournament.