North West Province Golf Union
NW News 11
HENDRIKSE TRIUMPHANT AT POTCHEFSTROOM
Mellette Hendrikse won the North West Open Stroke Play Championships that was held at Potchefstroom Country Club on 4 and 5 October 2014. He played rounds of 72 and 67 to beat Jock Welling who played 74 and 69. In joint third place were Christie le Roux and William Skinner on 147.
The Super Seniors (Over 60) was won by Jock Welling with Shadrack Molefe and Joe Wood in joint second place.
The North West Champion was Roy van Blerk on 148.
NW News 10
GAUTENG NORTH PAIR WINS NORTH WEST FOURSOMES
The North West Golf Union held their yearly Open Foursomes tournament at Rustenburg on Sunday, 10 August 2014.
The tournament was won by Teagan Gauche and Jason Smith of Gauteng North on a total of 139, five under par. In the second place was a North West pairing, Aubrey Beckley and Danie van Niekerk on 141, three under par. The third place was taken by Christo Peens and Danie Jansen van Vuuren on 143, one under par. For the forth place there was a count out which was won by Hendrikus Stoop and Andrew van der Knaap on 145.
Preparations are well under way for the Premier Interprovincial Tournament that will be played during September 2014 at West Lake Golf Club.
The Management of the North West Golf Union congratulates all winners and wish the North West team all of the best for the Interprovs.
NW News 9
NORTH WEST MIDAM WON BY LOCAL PLAYER
The North West Mid Amateur Open, proudly sponsored by Volvo, was played in freezing conditions at Orkney Golf Club on Sunday 27th of July 2014. Seventy nine players started in conditions of well below freezing in the morning. This did not deter the players from playing some excellent golf.
The Tournament was won by Christo Peens of Potchefstroom Country Club with a score of one under par 143. Brain Petersen of Central Gauteng came second on a score of level par, 144, and, in the thrid place, was Douglas McCabe of Mooinooi Golf Club.
The North West Mid Amateur Team was also announced. Team is Danie van Vuuren (Capt), Christo Peens, Douglas McCabe, Gary Church, Martin Walsh, Jan Greyling, Johan Krugel, nd Patrick Maichotlo and the manager is Coenie Schoonhoven. They will be competing in the National MIDAM IPT during October.
Christo Peens being congratulated by the President of NWGU, Mr Peet van Schalkwyk.
NORTH WEST OPEN FOURSOMES TOURNAMENT
Please note that the venue for the North West Open Foursomes tournament has been changed from Pecan Wood Golf Club to Rustenburg Golf Club.
Nw News 4
NORTH WEST GOLF RESULTS
The North West County District Golf team narrowly missed out in their defence of the S.A County District title after successfully beating Mpumalanga 9-3, Free State 9½-2½, and Ekhureleni 6½-5½.They were narrowly pipped at the post by eventual winners Boland 5½-6½ Eduard Van Den Berg (Klerksdorp) was the only player who was unbeaten in all 8 matches for the week.
Rustenburg Golf Club defeated Potchefstroom in the final of the handicap league. The Leopard Park Junior Open was won by Andre Van Dyk (Orkney) followed by Phillip Niemand (Potchefstroom)