North West Province Golf Union
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ORKNEY WINS BETTER BALL LEAGUE
The team of Orkney Golf Club managed to beat the team of Seasons Golf Estate in the finals for the Better Ball League that was played at Potchefstroom Country Club on Saturday 14 November 2015
After normal play the teams were tied at 2.5 each and the captains nominated a pair to play in a sudden death playoff. Orkney managed to beat Seasons on the first playoof hole.
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NORTH WEST GOLF NEWS
North West has had various golf tournaments in the past weeks and herewith are the various results:
Orange Blossom Open (Rustenburg)
1st Dougie McCabe (Rustenburg)
2nd Johan Krugel (Rustenburg)
3rd Theunis Bezuidenhout (Rustenburg)
3rd Riaan Swart (Potchefstroom)
3rd Reinier van Rensburg (Rustenburg)
Leopard Park Open
1st Eben-Paul Zietsman (Lichtenburg)
2nd Terrence Mogapi (Leopard Park)
3rd Christo Peens (Potchefstroom)
Fouche Botha (Leopard Park)
Robert Tsheko (Leopard Park)
Joe Phiri (Rustenburg) won the Senior Section
Aubrey Beckley (Potchefstroom) successfully represented South Africa at the All Africa Championship where South Africa were crowned Africa’s Champions.
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NORTH WEST SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS CONCLUDED
Mellette Hendrikse of Gauteng North successfully defende his North West Senior tittle at Rustenburg Golf Club on 3 and 4 October 2015. After winning the tittle at Potchefstroom in 2014, Mellette tied for the first place with Gavin van Aswegen and Johan Coetzer after the 36 holes. A sudden death playoff was held. Johan Coetzer fell out first. Mellette and Gavin continued and Mellette won the Championships on the third extra hole.
Johan Coetzer was crowned the North West Closed Champion. A word of thanks goes to Rustenburg Golf Club for making their facilities available and hosting us for the Championships.
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NORTH WEST GOLF NEWS
North West Golf Union has been very active over the last while and also selected their Mid-Amateur side for golfers over the age of 35 to participate at the S.A. Interprovincial. The team included:
Dougie McCabe, Johan Krugel, Patrick Sefodi, Timothy Rautenbach (all from Rustenburg), Danie Janse van Vuuren, Christo Peens, Jan Greyling ( all Potchefstroom) and Patrick Maichotlo (Klerksdorp). Coenie Schoonhoven is the Manager.
The Sanlam Cansa provincial final was also won recently by:
S W Oosthuizen (Wolmaranstad) A Division Winner
Neels Vermaak (Leeudorningstad) B Division Winner
Piet Van Rensburg (Leeudoringstad) C Division Winner
The North West Mid-Amateur Open held at Potchefstroom was jointly won by two Gauteng players Louis Jonck (Gauteng North) and David Muller (Central Gauteng). Our own North West players also excelled with Patrick Maichotlo, Douglas McCabe and Christo Peens all joint third, whilst Louis Botha (Potchefstroom – 7th), Gary Church (Rustenburg- 13th) also did well.
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