It pays off and saves plenty when it’s done right!

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Every day, in every way, we are getting better and better Any time we are published for something accomplished at the Links, which could help others somewhere else or attract new business, we smile from ear to ear!  We knew long ago that we needed solutions for water security – potable water, water for building and irrigation. The article below outlines … Read More

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He said it would evolve!

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Nearing the end of year 14 Please watch the video of Jack Nicklaus at our opening day press conference before going any further into the newsletter. It sets the stage… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SSx8YzEp40   In December 2006, about a week after we opened, Ernie Els defeated Trevor Immelman in weather that was some of the best we have ever seen in December … Read More

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It starts with the kids!

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Juniors are our future – we are looking after them! I was fortunate to be a pretty gifted golfer as a child (I have a great golfing future behind me), good enough to play with adults, but young enough to learn from them, especially those who shared the rules of the game, the etiquette the game deserves and the drive … Read More

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The Real Muirfield Village, please stand up!

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Back to Back events at Jack’s Best (in America)! Years ago, when I was the Head PGA Professional at the Nicklaus Signature, Hills of Lakeway, I led a team of male members to the Nicklaus Cup Matches each year. We traveled to Desert Mountain in Arizona, Country Club of the Rockies near VALE, English Turn in New Orleans and my … Read More

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Full Fields mark the return of Club Golf

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Covid guidelines don’t stop the avid golfers! Since the official reopening of the Club has been like a grand re-opening for golf. We have seen more members on the course than ever before. Yesterday afternoon, in somewhat foul weather, the range was full up (socially distanced, of course). Our regular play days, Wednesdays and Saturdays, are fully booked. The return … Read More

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Do you remember when…

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Our bars and restaurants were FULL – parkruns on Saturdays, Rugby in Jack’s Bar and Weddings on the lawn! Slowly, but surely, we are coming back. We will ensure that your Links Experience is extra-special. The best burgers, ribs, breakfasts, cappuccinos’ served by our smiling and helpful team, is coming back! The Clubhouse is opening for breakfast and lunch seated … Read More

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In the palm of your HAND!

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Online bookings for easier golfing and club enjoyment Our industry is changing and improving all the time. In golf there are many Apps available to do everything from giving you a distance on the course to checking your health before you play. As property owners on the Estate, you have use of the Glovent APP to assist in communication, logging HOA … Read More

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Welcome, Sunshine!

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Hannah Ellis is our newest member! When I spoke to Dirkie about the timing of the baby, he said this would probably be his last working day; a 8pm the journey to the hospital in PE began and Hannah was born shortly thereafter. We all welcome our newest addition to the Links! Health and Safety – now more than ever! … Read More

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St Francis, the WONDERFUL

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The Beauty of this great ESTATE Liezl shared some pictures with me that came from our What’sApp “Ladies’ Lift Club” group.  This group started a few years ago when the Links ladies gather for a weekly coffee catch up, mostly for purposes of seeking and sharing lifts to the airport in PE.  But during the past few lock down weeks, … Read More

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Fantastic News for a change!

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St Francis Links Named South Africa’s BEST… I want to congratulate you and St Francis Links on achieving the TOP CLUB recognition award for 2019/2020. As you may know every year we analyse the submissions from clubs through out South Africa on the issue of good governance and environmental compliance. The results of this process were published in the 13th … Read More

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