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NUKERI WINS GNGU CLOSED

The GNGU Closed was played on Sunday 9 May at the beautiful Silver Lakes Golf and Wild Life Estate. The early pace was set by Craig Collins and Kifentse Nukeri who posted scores of 69, 3 under par for round 1. Kifentse however kept his nerve and played a cool second round of 72 to seal the victory on a total score of 141, 3 under par.

The B Division was won by Willie Booysen on a total score of 174 gross.

Nols Steynberg defended his title in the C Division with an Individual Stableford score of 37pts.

For full results for the A & B Division CLICK HERE

We would like to thank the members, staff and management for giving up your course for the event!

Moolman crowned 2021 GNGU Mid Amateur Open Champion

The 2021 GNGU Mid-Amateur Open was played at Woodhill Country Club on Sunday 28 February.  The course was in great condition but there was a tricky wind blowing.  Gerlou Roux came out all guns blazing in the morning shooting a brilliant score of 68, 2 under par.

Louis Moolman from Silver Lakes however had other plans with the outcome and carded a fantastic 66, 6 under par to claim the 2021 title on a score of 141, 3 under par.

For full results CLICK HERE

We would like to thank Woodhill Country Club’s members, management and staff for hosting a wonderful event.

MAAS CLAIMS THE GNGU OPEN TITLE AT PRETORIA COUNTRY CLUB

The GNGU Open was played on the beautiful Pretoria Country Club from 22 to 24 January 2021. There were plenty of scoring opportunities on round 1 with Christiaan Maas and Jacques van Tonder taking the early lead on 5 under par. After both players carded scores of 67.

Round 2 saw Christiaan Burke take the lead after carding a bogey free 64 on an exceptionally warm day in Pretoria.

Christiaan Maas closed the gap on Christiaan Burke after carding a 67, 5 under par in the rain on Sunday in round 3.

Round 4 had a true nail biting finish with Burke and Maas battling it out right to the end. Maas used all of his local knowledge to claim the title. Maas carded a final round score of 68 to take him to 17 under for the tournament.

For the full results please CLICK HERE

We would like to give a massive thank you to the members, management and staff of Pretoria Country Club for making your facility available for a truly memorable tournament!

SANDONIA GOLF CLUB CLAIMS 2020 INTER CLUB

The 2020 Inter Club was played at Cullinan Golf Club on Sunday 1 November. Thirteen teams teed it up on a wet Cullinan in a bid to win the 2020 Inter Club title. Sandonia Golf Club walked away with the spoils after carding an impressive 99pts in the fourball alliance format.

Results:
1. Sandonia Golf Club         99pts
(N Vermaak, A Herholdt, F van Zyl, M Vermeulen)
2. Zwartkop Country Club  92pts 
(C Delport, L Delport, A Hayes, J Oosthuizen)
3. Woodhill Country CLub  91pts
(R Tiley, L Bekker, A Hargroves, M Christal)

Thank you to the members and staff of Cullinan Golf Club for giving up your course to host a memorable 2020 Inter Club!

MAAS CLAIMS MASSIVE 12 SHOT VICTORY AT SILVER SALVER

The GNGU Silver Salver was played from 23 to 25 October 2020 at Irene Country Club, the Home of Gauteng North Golf Union.  The course was in fantastic condition that resulted in perfect conditions for low scoring.  The Silver Salver marked the first National Ranking event since the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown that was imposed in March.

Round 1 saw Tyron Taylor and Kyle de Beer shoot 65, 7 under par, in the morning field to take the lead in round 1.  Christiaan Maas joined them in the afternoon field by also shooting 65 later in the day.

In Round 2 Christiaan Maas just kept on going where he left off and carded a 64, 8 under par to move his score up to 15 under par.  Other notable rounds came from Matthew Dennis who also carded a 64, 8 under par and Yurav Premlall who carded a 65, 7 under par. There was a 45 minute weather delay to cool things off due to lightning, but this didn’t stop the players from finishing on the day.

Sunday afternoon play was interrupted by a thunder storm but Maas cemented his 12 shot victory with two brilliant 66’s over fellow Pretoria Country Club member Dawid Opperman.

For full results CLICK HERE

Thank you to Irene Country Club’s Members, Committee and Staff for affording us the opportunity to host this wonderful tournament at your facility!  The experience was truly 5 star!

Photo credit Ernest Blignault – GolfRSA

GNGU All Amateur Series

 

GNGU ALL AMATEUR SERIES TOURNAMENTS are open to any player with a valid handicap index of 8 or less, who is affiliated to a Club in the Gauteng North region and is in good standing with that particular club.

Series Format: The series will consist of 5 x 18 hole stroke play tournaments.  An order of merit will be kept for each division based on dynamic rating.  In order to qualify for the final prize, players need to have completed in 3 of the 5 tournaments and there need to be a minimum of 10 participants in a division to qualify for a prize.

Tournament Prizes: In each tournament, there will be a prize awarded to the best player on the day in each division.  This prize is subject to there being a minimum of 8 participants in such division.

Series Prizes – The leading players in each respective Order of Merit, at the completion of the series will receive:

Open Male Amateur: Entry fee paid by GNGU for the 2021 SA Aon Amateur Championship plus R 5000-00 towards expenses.  Should the player not be able to play in the tournament, they will receive R 5 000-00 contribution to their home Club spending / subs account.  In the event that the player is unable to accept the tournament entry, or is balloted out of the SA Amateur, he will be offered an entry into the 2021 Gauteng North Open.

Open Female Amateur: Entry fee paid by GNGU for the 2021 SA Aon Amateur Championship plus R 3000-00 towards expenses.  Should the player not be able to play in the tournament, they will receive R 3 000-00 contribution to their home Club spending / subs account. .  In the event that the player is unable to accept the tournament entry, or is balloted out of the SA Amateur, she will be offered an entry into the 2021 Gauteng North Ladies Open Strokeplay.

Mid Amateur Open: Entry into the 2021 GNGU Mid Amateur Open plus R 3 000-00 into their home Club spending / subs account.

Senior Amateur Open: Entry into the 2021 GNGU Senior Amateur Open plus R 3 000-00 into their home Club spending / subs account.

CLICK Here for more information