St Cathryn’s news

2015-04-30 13:54

THE Tuta Carriers St Cathryn’s Club Championship was played over the weekend. Members from Empangeni, Pietermaritzburg, Durban and Port Shepstone joined the locals in this annual golfing event.

There were a few complaints about the tough rough and the tough errogrostis grass on the new 15th green, with golfers wishing they had spent more time on the driving range.

The golfing gods were with the golfers as the weather over both days was excellent.

At the halfway stage on Saturday night the clubhouse leader, newly married and current St Cathryn’s club captain Paul Els, had an eight-shot lead over Dieter Meyer. Paul lead all the way to Sunday afternoon and only dropped a further two shots on the Sunday morning round. What was more interesting is that Dieter tried to make a charge for it. Athletically build Dieter, with his colourful tactics, could just not catch the stocky Paul, who won the Tuta Carriers St Cathryn’s Club Championship by a whopping 12 shots.

Results:

A Division: Paul Els gross 156

B Division: Dieter Meyer 168

Lawrence Savage 175

Carl Groenewald

C Division: Neill Manser 173

Brent Barkhuizen 185

Piet Nel 190

Ladies champion: Liekie Steyn 201

Jenny Hughes

Karien Bezuidenhout

Tee 2 pin: Fanie van Wyk 178

No junior entries

Longest drive: Ladies Liekie Steyn

Longest drive: Men Lawrence Savage

Nearest to pin 2/11 Paul Els

Nearest to pin 9/19 Dieter Meyer

Best nett: Neill Manser

Best gross: Tuta Carriers St Cathryn’s 2015 Club Champion Paul Els.

Prizes were handed out by Geoff Newlands­ of Tuta Carriers, who was the sponsor. Members then enjoyed lunch and time was spent discussing the results. Thank you to members who came to play and support as well as to Geoff for his sponsorship and support of our club.

The Farmers’ Agri-Care Monthly Mug was played on Saturday 18 April.

Results:

Best Stableford points – Rob Martin 37 points o.c.o Piet Nel

Mug winner Paul Els nett 73 2nd Piet Nel nett 74

Next Farmers Agri-Care Monthly Mug to be played Saturday 16 May

On Friday 24 April we will have Käsegriller rolls with salad.

To book for golf and/or meals, phone 083 269 1661 or 082 555 2661

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