Couples/Mixed Golf this Saturday!

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Invite your friends and join us for a great day on the Links – 

weather  Not looking good…

Our latest forecast for the weekend is a bit of a shocker with heavy winds expected on Friday and Saturday. For those already booked for Couple/Mixed Golf on Saturday, stay tuned for updates…We will reschedule if “SHE” remains in a bad-weather mood. 


Sanlam Qualifier is well-supported 

9 June 2018
Sanlam Cancer Challenge
Division A
Men’s 0-9
1st – Norman Rock 29 Pts
2nd – John Wilson 28 Pts

Ladies 0-16
1st – Lynn Slogrove 36 Pts
2nd – Sally Nienaber 30 Pts
3rd – Margot McGregor 25 Pts

Division B
Men’s 10-18
1st – Norman Pretorius 33 Pts
2nd – Mauro Nettl 32 Pts
3rd – Yan Coesens 32 Pts

Ladies 17-24
1st – Sandra Marais 34 Pts
2nd – Denise Perry 33 Pts
3rd – Elmarie Maarschalk 33 pts

Division C
Men’s 19 -30
1st – Hennie Jordaan 27 Pts
2nd – Dave Hart 25 Pts
3rd – Rui Das Neves 18 Pts

Ladies 25 – 36
1st – Gill Hammond 33 Pts
2nd – Sandra Cunningham 32 Pts
3rd – Avril Laird 30 Pts


The Men’s Invitational (Member Guest) is coming
July 20-22 (Ultimate Par-3 on Friday, AM starts on Saturday and 8h30 Shotgun Start on Sunday)

Your entry forms have been sent! 

Former employee and PGA Professional, Kyle Cataino, has put together a winner! 

After his time at Zimbali Golf Estate as their Head PGA Professional, Kyle followed his dream in starting an events and travel company. He has done his homework and put together a special tour to Thailand. Spots are limited to only 20 people, so act quickly. If you have interest, contact me and I’ll put you in touch with Kyle! Happy trails! 





Next up on Father’s Day (June 17) – the legendary Andrew Young returns for a very Saxy Sunday! 
Now that is worth a little “Sunday Best” – bring the kids – playground and movies in the conference centre (with 
sitters”) for them! Same procedure – Quiket and then tables through us! 

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Our next food and wine paired evening is coming soon. 
Book now for a very special evening featuring the wines from 

IONA wines were featured and enjoyed at last year’s Food and Wine Festival and they were very popular! 

Iona food & wine pairing 6th July 2018

On arrival
Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Paired with
Beef Tartar, crispy goats cheese, grapefruit and Jasmine

Iona Chardonnay 2017
Paired with
Prawn bisque risotto, papino and lemon, prawn biscuit, and toasted sesame

Iona One-Man Band 2011
Paired with
Honey roast duck, pearl barley and confit duck cassoulet
Thyme and Sherry Jus

Iona Mr. P Pinot Noir
Paired with
Taleggio souffle, toasted hazelnuts, wild mushrooms and crispy onions

Iona Corretto Grappa
Paired with
Nartjie and white chocolate mousse, passionfruit, toasted almond shortbread

The Year Ahead – Your planner for 2018

Please take note of the dates and post them where you will see them and ENTER! 

 Links Majors and Special Events for 2018

Jan 2-3        The Pam Golding Annual (St Francis Bay wins – the overall is tied 6 games each)
Jan 5-6        Men’s Member/Member Partnership, Chris and Jandré Lessing, Champions
Jan 20         Windhoek Lager International Pairs (3rd Qualifying), Percy Owen and Norman Dyer
Jan 27-28    EP Champs (course closed)  Altin VD Merwe, Strokeplay Medalist (74-68=142)
Feb 3-4       EP Champs (semi-finals and finals) Naldo Claassens, Champion; Hugo Maritz, Plate Winner
Feb 14        Couples/Mixed Golf – Valentine’s Dinner Ronnie and Sally Nienaber, best members 
Mar 10        Greensomes over 18 holes Pete Maskew and John Wilson, Champions on 39pts 
Apr 22-26   National Senior Inter-Provincials Central Gauteng, Senior Champions; Southern Cape, Super-Senior Champions
May 5-6      Club Championships, Lynn Slogrove and Brent Vos, Champions 
May 13-16  Senior Women’s Nationals (SFL and SFBGC) , Free State wins the team title, Maggie Minnie (Boland), gross champion. 
May 18-20  St Francis Bridge Invitational Everyone was a winner! 
May 20       Nomads Monthly Game (11am Shotgun) 66 in the field
May 24-25  Woodland’s Golf Days 96 players on Thursday and 112 on Friday! HOSPICE wins
May 26       Foursomes over 18 holes Johann Spangenberg and Tom Grimsley; Lynn Slogrove and Margot McGregor
June 2        Ladies’ Invitational, Sandra Marais and Sonette Korff, Champions 
June 16      Quarterly Couples/Mixed – US Open
June 17      Father’s Day Golf and Lunch
June 21      EP Seniors
June 25-26 Nomads Coastal NOoM
July 7          The Inaugural Muirfield Day (foursomes and fourballs)
July 20        Oakley X-Over
July 20-22   Men’s Invitational
July 22-25   PGA Road Trip – Pards Cup
Aug 20 to
Sept 4        Spring Programme (Club Closed) FINAL DATES – PLEASE TAKE NOTE
Sep 23-29   Vodacom Origins of Golf (regional Finals) NEW
Sep 28-29   formerly Links Cup / Ryder Cup (Paris)  (new date TBA
Oct 6          Quarterly Couples/Mixed Golf
Nov            Pam Golding Ladies’ Open Weekend (date – TBD)
Dec 1         Ladies’ Member- Member Partnership
Dec 8         Par-3 Championships
Dec 14-15 Pam Golding Annual (SFBGC host)
Dec 17      Kromme Trust Amazing Race
Dec 20      Food and Wine Festival
Dec 22     Year-end Couples/Mixed – Pro Shop Sale
Jan 3-4    Men’s Member-Member Partnership



June Birthdays 

     Keagan Bartlett, Steven Emary
5      Justin Collen
6      Martin King 
7      Ann Durant, Guy Eastoe
8      Helen Bridges
12    Jack Emary
13    John Donnelly, Steven Harrison
17    Colin Campbell 
24    Clive Stacey
26    Bob Carmichael (still our friend)
 if your name is missing here, please contact to update. 

 More to Come! 


  June Menu

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Itec are our sponsors for OPEN Wednesday (2nd Wednesday) with meat and added prizes. Invite your friends to enjoy SA’s best with special rates for golf, snacks after the game and great prizes – Hey, Curry Night follows – stay or take away!

Monday Roll-up! Pitch up and play (9 holes or 18 Par-3 from 2pm) let’s add you to the What’s app group
All day Saturdays: Morning and afternoon fields – the afternoon field will be booked from 12 noon backwards with emphasis on “ready golf”

Monday Men’s Book Club – 5pm in Jack’s Bar (no reading required)
Ladies’ Tea (and Coffee) – Every Tuesday at 10am on the Veranda

June 9                  Sanlam Cancer Qualifier
June 16                Quarterly Couples/Mixed – US Open
June 17                Father’s Day Golf and Lunch 
June 21                EP Seniors 
June 25-26          Nomads Coastal NOoM (top Juniors) 

Every Great shot starts with a SMILE! 


Santa and the Links TEAM 


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