North West Province Golf Union
NWGU News 1701
NORTH WEST GOLF NEWS
Eben Zietsman (Potchefstroom) won the Lichtenburg Open on -1, with runners up Riaan Swart (Potchefstroom), Wade Jacobs, Andre van Dyk and Johan Mostert (all Klerksdorp) won the Senior Section.
Far West Open winners: Terrence Mogapi (Leopard Park), Wade Jacobs ( Klerskdorp), Renaldo Schoenveld (Rustenburg) and Robert Tsheko (Leopard Park), Herman Anderson (Klerksdorp). Joe Phiri (Rustenburg) won the Seniors, whilst Leonard Bevan (Leopard Park) won U/13, Jaco Anderson (Klerksdorp) won U/15, Marnus du Toit ( Pecanwood) won U/17 en Herman Anderson (Klerksdorp) also won U/19.
Mooinooi Open is on 29 January and the North West Closed Championship in Orkney is on 5 February. Wolmaranstad Junior Open is scheduled for this Sunday 22 January and Delareyville Junior Open for 29 January 2017.
NWGU News 1620
NWGU MID AM OPEN DECIDED IN PLAYOFF
The NWGU Mid Am Open was held on 24 July 2016 at Rustenburg Golf Course. A field of 90 players entered and play was slow. Due to play in the second round not going to be finalised before dark, the Executive of the Union decided to call off the second round and decide the tournament only on round one.
Two players finished joint first on 70, two under par. Ryan Dreyer of Kilarney Country Club and Albert Britz of Potchefstroom Country were in a playoff which Ryan Dreyer won on the first extra hole with a par.
The President expressed his appreciation towards Rustenburg Golf Club for making their facilities available and giving us an excellent prepared course.
On the photo Ryan Dreyer receives his prize from the President, Mr Peet van Schalkwyk.
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 1612
NORTH WEST COUNTRY DISTRICT TEAM CHAMPIONS
The North West Country Districts team returned as the champions of the SA Country Districts tournament held at Nelspruit after remaining undefeated for the whole week. The team, managed by Leon Bevan, consisted of: Johan Krugel (Captain - Rustenburg), Slade Pickering (Pecanwood), David Nortje (Magalies Park), Tiaan Maree (Lichtenburg, Albert Brits, Renaldo Schoenfeld (both from Potchefstroom), Naithan Moore and Zabastiaan de Jager (both Klerksdorp).
Naithan Moore was the player of the week, unbeaten in all his matches, whilst Slade Pickering only lost half a point. It was a fabulous effeort with all the players performing superbly.
The Managemnt of the NWGU conngratulate Leon and the players on the achievement.
Back FLTR: David-Louis Nortje, Renaldo Schoenfeld, Naithan Moore, Johan Krugel, Zabastiaan de Jager, Albert Britz, Leon Bevan.
Front FLTR: Tiaan Maree and Slade Pickering