Category Archives: Golf News


It is with deep sadness that we heard the news of the passing of Philip Viljoen.  Philip was a member at Wingate Park Country Club and a dedicated player for Gauteng North.  He represented the Union on numerous occasions.  He will be greatly missed.  On behalf of the Executive, staff and members we extend our condolences to his family and friends.  May he rest in peace.

On behalf of the Executive and members of Gauteng North Golf Union, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of Edelweiss du Plessis on her passing.  Edelweiss was a member and past Captain at Irene Country Club and Past President of the Northern Transvaal Ladies Golf Union.  May she rest in peace.

GolfRSA Squad Update

It gives us great pleasure to announce that four GNGU players have been selected for the GolfRSA squad.
Christiaan Maas – Pretoria CC
New caps: –
Werner Deyzel – Woodhill CC
Zinan Maimane – Silver Lakes GE
Fabrizio de Abreu – Woodhill CC
Congratulations to these players!
For the full story CLICK HERE

GNGU Update

The GNGU Annual General Meeting was held Thursday 28 May at 19:00 via teleconference.
We thank those who were able to attend the meeting.

It gives us great pleasure in announcing the Committee for the year ahead: –
President: Paul Davel – Irene Country Club
Vice President: Thea Nel – The Els Club @ Copperleaf
Vice President: Petrus Pieterse – Services Golf Club
Honorary Secretary: Wayne Heine – Waterkloof Golf Club
Treasurer: Madeleine de Wet – Silver Lakes Golf Estate
Johan Struwig – Wingate Park Country Club (Past President)
Gerry Few – Akasia Golf Club (Past President)
Joey Prinsloo – Cullinan Golf Club
Craig Collins – Irene Country Club
Mika Moerat – Pebble Rock Golf Club (newly elected)

We take this opportunity to thank Karen van Huyssteen for all her dedication and input while she was a member of the Executive.

We would also like to thank Francois Anderson and Ronel van Deemter who had made themselves available for nomination onto the Executive.

We are pleased to announce that Brigid Cheyne was awarded honorary life membership to GNGU.

Lastly, we would like to convey our sincere appreciation to Johan Struwig, for all his passion and dedication during his time as President.  Johan was awarded Gauteng North Colours (Honoris Causa) by the Executive on behalf of the Tshwane Sports Council.

GolfRSA Covid-19 Updated

Please CLICK HERE to read the update on cancellation status of National Tournaments.
Please note this notice is applicable to National events with National ranking points.  Further information on GNGU tournaments and leagues will be published when we have more information from government on the lock down and other restrictions.

Contact Information

Please note, that the office is currently closed and we are working from home during this period.  Kindly contact Taryn on or 084 833 7878 / Morne or 083 356 4834.

Ladies 72 Hole Teams Selected

It gives us great pleasure to announced the following teams, who have been selected to represent Gauteng North at the upcoming WGSA 72 Hole Teams Championship taking place at Plettenberg Bay CC 26 – 29 April 2020.

A Team (in no particular order) –
Larissa du Preez (Captain)       Silver Lakes CC
Bronwyn Doeg                           Pretoria CC
Holly Lau                                     Woodhill CC
– Managed by Joey Prinsloo

B Team (in no particular order) –
Heidi van der Berg                   Zwartkop CC
Kaylin van der Merwe              Wingate Park CC
Hannah Venter                          Waterkloof GC
– Managed by Thea Nel

Non Traveling reserve – Karin Watts  Services GC

We would like to with both the teams the best of luck with their preparations and we know you will do us proud!