Let’s Get This Party Started

Jeff ClauseSanta Says

Twenty-Twenty…it’s all about positivity and patience! St Francis – what a great place to be! Some say business was down…others made the most of another holiday season. With economic times affecting discretionary income for many, I heard stories that you couldn’t get on top courses in JHB during the holidays as some many stayed home. Once again, the businesses in … Read More

Slow start and a big finish!

Jeff ClauseSanta Says

Despite tougher economic times, we shined! I always start the year by sharing some of the numbers; before that let’s just point out that there were more people on the Estate than ever. With more homes completed, we (Thinus and I) dropped off more lemons on the 23rd and 24th by a large number! The Estate   512 sold properties … Read More

Another year of continued growth!

Jeff ClauseSanta Says

2019 was challenging, yet rewarding again! As we come to the close of the “teens” I can reflect on the many wins we had as an Estate, a great destination and as a residential community. As an Estate in South Africa, we have been acknowledged as one of the 10 best. Financially, we remain prudent, without compromise to quality. We continue … Read More

Final Majors of 2019

Thinus KellerSanta Says

Ladies Member Member On Saturday we hosted our Annual Ladies Member Member tournament. The morning started off early, the weather conditions were fair, and the pressure started building on the first tee. In the second match out Jaunita Gobby partnered with Beth Jaskolski.  Completing the fourball Lynn Slogrove partnered with Rita du Plessis and through 9 holes Lynn and Rita … Read More

Off to the President’s Cup – Ernie, here I come!

Jeff ClauseSanta Says

It’s our year to win! Ernie vs Tiger, again! On the night of the Els for Autism event held here earlier this year, Nico Van Rensburg said something to me in the middle of our auction. I was pretty wrapped up in being the Auctioneer and what he said went over my head. We went on to raise more than … Read More

The Trophy – The start of something special!

Jeff ClauseSanta Says

The Links Open will now be known as “The Trophy”, with our commitment to grow the event in years to come. The Individual Medal format, played over 36 holes, was won by EP standout Dillon Germshuys. While Mother Nature and her spring energy were teaming up to blow the boys away, Dillon took no notice. He was in his own … Read More

Three Eagles place Fleetwood above the rest

Jeff ClauseSanta Says


$2,5 MILLION in his pocket!  Ummm, that’s R37M    I have been watching the Million Dollar/Nedbank Challenge for as many years as I can remember. While I have only attended a few, they have all been memorable. This year was no exception as Tommy Fleetwood broke a two-year winning drought by charging to victory on the strength of THREE Eagles. … Read More

Wow, Start Planning ahead!

Jeff ClauseSanta Says


The Events coming up should be on your calendar!  We have the facilities, the food and beverage and the team to make these shows very special. The upcoming Simon and Garfield Tribute is SOLD OUT and for good reason, I am told!  Book these events and tell your friends. Besides the great events, Great food and drink combined with easy … Read More


Jeff ClauseSanta Says


South Africa WINS! Gerta qualifies for the Olympics!  Wherever you were and whoever you were with, it had to be one for the memory books. I will never question the value of a good scrum; I will cherish the nearly flawless game plan and I will remember the spirit of the nation. Why can’t we get our politicians to unite … Read More

To the Team!

Jeff ClauseSanta Says

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We celebrate another good year with a great team!  On the 10th of December, we will begin our 14th year as St Francis Links!    Home-building is coming on at a rapid pace with more than 27 new homes completed and another 24 under construction. Many of our team have watched most of the home-building and have served our homeowners … Read More