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GNGU Events – October

Entries for the following events are now open: –

Coronation Cup – 7 October 2018.  This tournament is a 18 hole Mixed Betterball event taking place at The Els Club, Copperleaf.  It is open to all affiliated golfers, however pairs must be mixed gender in order to enter.  CLICK HERE to read more about the event and to enter.

PWC Silver Salver – 19 – 21 October 2018.  The annual Silver Salver event has reverted back to a Stroke Play tournament, taking place over 72 holes at Irene Country Club.  This tournament is open to male affiliated golfers with a handicap index of 4 or less.  GolfRSA and World Ranking points are available for those competing in this event.  CLICK HERE for further information and to enter.

2018 Foursomes

The 2018 GNGU Foursomes was held at Zwartkop CC on Sunday 26 August.  In an effort to grow the event and give golfers of all ability the opportunity to play, the tournament was open to men and women with no handicap limit and it was fantastic to have 59 pairs entered.   Dawid Opperman and Dino Cappazario, both having recently been chosen to represent GNGU at the upcoming Premier IPT proved their selection, winning the A Division on 140 over the 36 holes, 1 shot ahead of IPT team mates Jacques van Tonder and Christopher van der Merwe.

B Division gross was won by Paul Davel and Clint Broeders and the winning mixed pair division was Andre Du Bruyn and Chantelle Usmar.  Bongiwe Shabalala and Di Dyason won the overall nett prize.

For full results CLICK HERE
Thank you to Zwartkop CC and its members for allowing us to host the tournament at your Club and for your assistance and hospitality.

The next teams event is on 16 September at Silver Lakes Golf Estate.  This is the teams of two event, where teams play Betterball Medal in the morning and Foursomes in the afternoon.  It is another opportunity for any affiliated golfer to enter and have a fun day out on the golf course.  CLICK HERE to enter online for this event.

Mid Am IPT Selection

It gives us great pleasure to announce the following team who have been chosen to represent us at the 2018 Mid Amateur Inter Provincial Tournament taking place at Kimberly Golf Club 8 – 12 October 2018.

Gustav Verster                      Irene CC     (Captain)
Danie Viljoen                         Silver Lakes GC
Jacques van Tonder             Waterkloof GC
Louis Moolman                    Cullinan GC
Pierre Spies                           Silver Lakes GC
Alex van Heerden                Wingate Park CC
Bennie van Loggerenberg   Irene CC
Anthony Usmar                     Irene CC

The team will be managed by Gerry Few.
Congratulations to the selected players and best of luck for the tournament ahead!

Womens IPT Team 2018

It gives us great pleasure to announce the following team who have been selected to represent Gauteng North at the upcoming Womens Inter Provincial Tournament to be held at Stellenbosch GC from 1 – 5 October 2018.
Larissa du Preez              Akasia CC     (Captain)
Lenanda van der Watt    Akasia CC
Adele Beytell                     Woodhill CC
Holly Lau                            Woodhill CC
Karin Watts                        Services GC
Shanice de Gee                 Woodhill CC

Kaylin van der Merwe (Wingate Park CC) is the non-travelling reserve.

The team will be managed by Madeleine de Wet.

We wish the team all the best for the preparations leading up to the tournament, as well as the tournament ahead.  We are sure you will fly the Gauteng North flag with pride.

A Week of Celebration

The Union has been very lucky over the years to have people who are dedicated and passionate, not only about the game of golf, but growing the game and our Union.  We would like to wish 3 of these people, who celebrated some milestone birthdays this week, a very happy birthday.
Denis Dreyer, Exec Member – 60 this week
Brigid Cheyne, Hounaris Causa – 70 this week
Oom Willie Van Zyl, Past President – 80 this week
We thank you for your continued dedication, guidance, support and passion and wish you many happy returns.

Premier IPT Selection

It gives us great pleasure to announce the following team that has been selected to represent GNGU at the upcoming Premier Inter Provincial to be held at Oubaai from 17 – 21 September 2018

Jacques van Tonder (Captain)           Waterkloof GC
Danie Viljoen                                        Silver Lakes GE
Christopher van der Merwe              Zwartkop CC
Nicholaus Frade                                  Centurion CC
Stals Swart                                            Pretoria CC
Dino Cappazario                                 Silver Lakes GE
Dawid Opperman                               Pretoria CC
Armand van Dyk                                 Woodhill CC

The team will be managed by GNGU President, Johan Struwig.
We wish them the best of luck for all their preparations leading up to the tournament as well as the tournament ahead!