North West Province Golf Union
NWGU News 155
DAVID MEYERS WIN NORTH WEST OPEN
David Meyers of Dainfern won the North West Golf Union Open Championships at Rustenburg Golf Club by beating Danie van Niekerk of Lichtenburg Golf Club. David made a birdi on the first playoff hole to win. He played rounds of 74, 64, 70 and 70 to match the round of Van Nieker who shot 68, 71, 73 and 66 for a total of 278 (ten under par).
Kyle McClatchie finished in the third place with a total of 279, one back of the winner.
The photgraph is of the President of the North West Golf Union, Mr Peet van Schalkwyk, handing over the trophy to the winner, David Meyers.
NWGU news 154
It has come to the attention of the Executive of the North West Golf Union that businesses are being approached for "sponsorship" for North West Teams visiting other regions (Limpopo and Botswana).
The Executive want to inform the public that currently no process of procuring sposorships is being done by the NWGU.
An official letter head of the Union will be utilised if any company is approached for a sponsorship. The letter will be signed by the President of the Union, Mr van Schalkwyk, stating the bank account number of the NWGU. The Union does not make use of personal bank accounts.
For any enquiries on this matter, please contact Coenie Schoonhoven at the Union offices, tel 082 375 4788.
NWGU News 153
GOLF NEWS FROM THE NORTH WEST
Danie van Niekerk (Lichtenburg) very successfully defended his title as North West’s best golfer winning the North West Closed Championship at Klerksdorp. Runners up included S P Campher, Christo Peens, François Kruger, Riaan Swart (All Potchefstroom) and Tiaan Maree (Lichtenburg).
Theunie Bezuidenhout from Rustenburg also had a very successful run by winning three tournaments in arrow including the huge title of Gauteng North Open Champion. He also won the Klerksdorp Open and Lichtenburg Open held in January. Aubrey Beckley (Potchefstroom) also excelled by having a top 10 finish at the S.A Amateur Tournament held in Port Elizabeth last week.
The following results were in various tournaments held recently:
1. Theunie Bezuidenhout (Rustenburg)
2. Robert Tsheko (Leopard Park)
3. Andre Van Dyk (Klerksdorp)
1. Theunie Bezuidenhout (Rustenburg)
2. Danie Van Niekerk (Lichtenburg)
3. Terrence Mogapi (Leopard Park) & Eben Zietsman (Lichtenburg)
1. Slade Pickering (Pecanwood)
2. Martin Botha (Potchefstroom)
3. Dougie McCabe (MooiNooi)
The next events include:
22 February : Potchefstroom Open
8 March : Orkney Open
20-22 March : North West Open (Rustenburg)
The following North West Teams were also selected:
Aubrey Beckley, Riaan Swart, Stephen Allen, Renaldo Schoenveld, Francois Kruger (all Potchefstroom), Tebogo Serame, Terrence Mogapi (Both Leopard Park) and Theunie Bezuidenhout (Rustenburg). The manager is Pierre Lotter.
Allen Britz, SP Campher, Martin Botha, Stephen Allen, Ruan Prigge (All Potchefstroom), Johan Krugel (Rustenburg) Tiaan Maree (Lichtenburg), Dougie McCabe (Mooinooi) whilst Leon Bevan is the Manager.
NWGU News 152
THEUNIE BEZUIDENHOUT TRIUMPHANT!
Provincial golfer, Theunie Bezuidenhout from Rustenburg Golf Club, has started the year 2015 with a bang! First he won the Klerksdorp open held on 11 Januarie and then he was also triumphant in the Lichtenburg Open on 18 January. The past Sunday Theunie beat the best golfers in South Africa to win the Gauteng North Open Championship by 5 shots. Theunie played rounds of 67, 72 and 67 for a total of 206.
The Executive congratulates Theunie on this feat!!
NWGU News 151
DIRECTOR OF GOLF APPOINTED
he Executive of North West Golf Union has appointed a Director of Golf for the Union. Mr Coenie Schoonhoven was appointed in the position.
Coenie has vast experience in the administration of golf and has been a member of the Executive for more than twleve years. He brings knowledge and skill to yhr Union. He will be responsible for the day to day running of the affairs of the Union as well as all provincial tournaments presented by the NWGU. The Executive is klooking forward to a good relationship in which golf in the North West is promoted.
Coenie can be contacted at 082 375 4788 or visited in the Union offices at Potchefstroom Country Club.