Champion of Champions 2017

The Champion of Champions events for both the men and ladies were held on 23 July at Blue Valley Golf Estate and Waterkloof Golf Club respectively.
The men’s A Division – played over 36 holes medal, was tight after round 1, with Hendre Maree and Alex van Heerden both shooting 69.  However, Silver Lakes Junior member, Keegan McLachlan, continued his good form after winning the Inland Noom and shot 72, 67 to win the trophy, 2 shots ahe ad of Hendre Maree.
Both B and C Division played Stableford and the B Division trophy was taken by Neels Vermaak from Hillside Golf Club, having 39 points, whilst C Division winner George Schroeder from Cullinan had a remarkable 47 points.
In the Senior Division, William Skinner from Zwartkop cc shot 69, to finish 1 shot ahead of Etienne Groenewald.

At Waterkloof, the A Division, also played over 36 holes medal and Lenanda van der Watt from Akasia took the trophy after shooting rounds of 75 and 69 – 4 shots ahead of nearest competitor Gina Da Silva from Centurion.
The B Division was played over 18 holes and the trophy awarded to the Medal Nett winner.
Lenie Cronje took her home course advantage and won the B Division, shooting a nett 74.
C Division was exciting, with Cinteche du Plessis from Akasia and Enez de Wet from Woodhilll both finishing on 41 stableford points.  A count out, done on the back 9, resulted in Enez have 21 stableford points, however Cinteche had a fantastic 22 stableford points and was awarded the trophy.
The senior trophy is awarded to the Medal winner – which this year was Karin Watts from Services Golf Club.  She shot 86 and was 4 shots ahead of nearest competitor Marni Greyling from Waterkloof.

it is with excitement that Golf RSA will be hosting the inaugural National Champion of Champions at Glendower Golf Club on 6 – 7 November.  The regional A, B and C Division winners qualify for this tournament and we wish them luck, it would be great to see a Gauteng North Champion of Champions!

The Union would like to thank both Blue Valley Golf Estate and Waterkloof Golf Club for hosting the respective tournaments.  We would also like to make special thanks to Liberty for their continued support!

For full list of all the results go to http://www.gngu.co.za/draws/ 

Flying the Gauteng North flag high

Congratulations to Cleo Jordaan from Akasia Country Club who recently won the plate division of the 2017 SA Sanlam Women’s Amateur Matchplay at Stellenbosch Golf Club.
Keegan McLachlan, from Silver Lakes Country Club, also flew the Gauteng North flag high at the recent Inland NOOM held at Houghton Golf Club, shooting rounds of 73 and 66 to win by one shot.
We are proud to see our rising stars doing so well and look forward to watching their success’s further.

 

 

2017 GNGU Womens Open Matchplay

The 2017 Liberty GNGU Womens Open Matchplay event was held at Waterkloof Golf Club 11 – 12 July 2017 – which followed the Strokeplay tournament which was won by Danielle du Toit.  With 16 competitors in the A division and 8 competitors in the B Division the status of Matchplay Champion for 2017 showed some great battles.
Matchplay is always an exciting format of the game – proving that each hole is a new beginning and the mind is as important as the shots played.

Holly Lau, from Woodhill and defending Champion in the B Division once again proved her ability beating Blue Valley’s Genee Marais in the final 2 & 1.  For full results of all the matches in the B Division CLICK HERE

Ladies Golf Gauteng’s Kajal Mistry, currently ranked as no.1 Women’s Golfer in the country, showed how she has achieved this ranking and beat the Strokeplay winner of the event, Pretoria Country Club’s, Danielle du Toit 4 & 3.  For full results of all the matches in the A Division CLICK HERE

The Union’s Executive would like to thank Liberty for their continued support and assisting in adding value to our tournaments.   We would also like to thank Waterkloof Golf Club for hosting a fantastic event.  Lastly we would like to thank and congratulate all the participants, without whom tournaments like this are not possible.

GNGU Womens Open Strokeplay Results

The 2017 Liberty GNGU Open was held at Waterkloof Golf Club from 9 – 12 July 2017.  The strokeplay event, which is held over 54 holes was won by Danielle du Toit from Pretoria Country Club.  Danielle went into the final round 1 shot behind Akasia’s Larissa du Preez, however a solid 72 in the final round saw Danielle lift the trophy on 217, 5 shots ahead of nearest competitor Kajal Mistry.

Holly Lau from Woodhill Country Club led the B Division from the first day and finished the tournament on 254, well ahead of the rest of the pack.

The C Division, played over only 36 holes on Tuesday 10 July.  Erica van Wyk and Vanessa Nigrini were tied 151 Nett points, with Erica winning the trophy on a count out.

For full results of A and B Division CLICK HERE
For results of C & D Division CLICK HERE

GNGU thanks Waterkloof management, committee and members for allowing us to host this event at Waterkloof.
A special thanks to Liberty – their continued support is greatly appreciated and adds value to hosting these events.

For the A Division Matchplay live scoring CLICK HERE
For the B Division Matchplay live scoring CLICK HERE

Pictured above 2017 Liberty GNGU Womens Open Champion Danielle du Toit

2017 Liberty GNGU Women’s Open

The 2017 Liberty GNGU Women’s Open is underway at Waterkloof Golf Club 9 – 12 July 2017.
The competition is played in 2 divisions, A Division is for players up to a 9 handicap and B Division is for handicaps 10 – 18.  The tournament is played over 54 holes and is a Strokeplay event.
For A Division live scoring CLICK HERE
For B Division live scoring CLICK HERE

On Monday, 10 July players with handicaps 19+ participate in the Bronze Championship and they play 36 holes Strokeplay.  Scores will be updated after 18 holes and are available here CLICK HERE

Tuesday 11 July and Wednesday 12 July is the Matchplay side of the tournament.  Live scoring links will be posted closer to the time.

We wish all participating players the best of luck for this tournament.  We would also like to thank Liberty for their continued support as well as Waterkloof GC for hosting this event

U/13 and U/15 GN Quadrangular teams take gold in Middelburg

Gauteng North, Central Gauteng, Mpumalanga and North West participated 16 & 17 June in a Junior Quadrangular event hosted by Mpumalanga Golf Union at Middelburg Country Club.  GN were represented by players in the U/19, U/17, U/15 and U/13 boys age groups and managed to win both the U/15 and U/13 divisions.  Congratulations to all players who participated in this tournament and thank you for representing Gauteng North with pride.  A huge thank you must also go to the team managers for their assistance as well as parents for their support!
For the full list of results CLICK HERE
      U/15 Winning team                                                 U/13 Winning team

2017 Liberty GNGU Mid Am & Senior Closed

The 2017 Liberty GNGU Mid Amateur and Senior Closed was held at Akasia Country Club over 3 & 4 June.  This 36 hole stroke play event had 33 Mid Amateurs and 17 Senior players competing from Clubs around Gauteng North.
After round 1 Kelso Hannay, from Irene Country Club led the Mid Amateur section on 69, 1 shot ahead of Silver Lakes’ Danie Viljoen.  Neil Goosen from Zwartkop was leading the senior division on 73, 1 shot ahead of Gerhard Strydom from Waterkloof.

Round 2 proved to be a lot tougher and resulted in a play off in the Mid Amateur section between Kelso Hannay and Louis Jonck (both from Irene) who finished the tournament on 146.  Louis came out tops on the 3rd playoff hole to take the trophy for 2017.

Pieter Cooper, from Wingate Park won the Senior section, finishing on 151 for the tournament.

Pictured above is GNGU President, Johan Struwig with Mid Amateur Closed 2017 Champ Louis Jonck

CLICK HERE for the final tournament results.