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2020 Club Championships

 
Round 1 & 2

The first weekend of the club champs was a great start to the tournament.
We had incredible golf played in all divisions.


The live scoring can be found in the link below.

Live scoring >

Ladies’ Society News

 
 

Compliments of the season to all – may 2020 be a fabulous year filled with good health, lots of laughter and great golf. 

A warm welcome to all the new Lady members at the Club. The ladies committee extends a special invite to them to please join in our Tuesday afternoon competitions, and look forward to meeting you all.

Our AGM was held on 20 January, which was well attended and few new committee members were elected with some remaining on the committee. On behalf of the new committee, we would like to express our thanks to the outgoing members for their dedication and commitment to the Ladies Society. 

The Committee Members for 2020

Captain: Cheryl Murphy; Vice-Captain: Tracey Glasby; Treasurer: Yvette Negrine; Match & Handicap: Marga Liebenberg; Secretary: Gabrielle Boshoff; Leigh Mitchell and to ladies co-opted Yvette Chemaly and Marguerite McCleland. 

We have a skilled and dedicated group of ladies on our committee and in our section and it will be very much a team effort over the year ahead. Thank you for making yourselves available to serve on this Committee. Click here to view the Captain's report.

We had a great start to the year commencing with:

07/01/2020 Medal & Putt
Silver – there were no players in this division
Bronze & Overall winner Tyna Swart
Putts – Marge Hierons {23}

14/01/2020 Captain v Vice Captain
The Captain’s Team won the day!
Freda Heerink won the Single Stableford with 40 points.

21/01/2020 Birthday Girls [October-December ‘19]
Thank you to Yvette Negrine for organizing the day with the lovely prizes and great pizza’s which were enjoyed by all.  The winners of the day were Nola Macedo & Brenda Cronk with 47 points.

28/01/2020 Single Stableford
Yvonne Carr won with 37 points.

Well done to all the winners for the month of January!
 
   
28/01/2020 WP League Matches



Silver: Durbanville v Rondebosch v Westlake 1 at Royal Cape - DBV beat Rondebosch 6/2 and lost against Westlake 1  3.5/2.5
Bronze Section 1: Durbanville 1 v Strand 1 at Parow - Drew the match
Bronze Section 3: Durbanville 2 v Somerset West at Somerset West – Lost 2/1
     
 
KWV MIXED

Thank you to all the members and visitors from Wellington, Somerset West, Hermanus & Germany who played in the first KWV Mixed of the year – it was a great turnout with 44 players. We hope you all had a wonderful day! Thank you to Leana Wessels for organising KWV sponsorship for prizes, to the Proshop and Durbanvillle personnel for all their assistance in making this day so special. 
 Congratulations to the winners:
1st – Mike and Tracey Glasby
2nd – Paul McKenzie & Leonie Swart
3rd – Graham & Michelle Gibbons
4th – Jimmy & Janice Mills
5th – Keith & Michelle Petty
6th – Wayne & Iana Simon

Ladies nearest the Pins:
4th – Marina Rogers
7th – Judy Coyles

Men’s nearest the Pins:
12th – Charl Nieuwoudt
17th – Paul McKenzie
 
 
 
Well done to all the winners and we hope you all enjoyed your time with us!

We hope to see you all again next month for the Pam Golding Valentine’s Mixed on 16 February 2020. Please phone the Proshop to make your bookings.
       
Upcoming Events for February/ March/ April 2020:

Durbanville Ladies Fixtures for 2020
[Subject to change]

Please remember to enter for Club Champs – Closing date 5 February 2020 at 12H00 – List outside the Proshop, in the foyer

Congratulations to:

The following ladies who have been selected by Western Province Golf to represent WP at the Town and Country Competition to be held on 24 February 2020 at the Metropolitan Golf Club:

Calet Villet to play in the A Team
Leonie Swart to play in the B Team
Florence Harding selected as a reserve for the C Team.

Until next time,

Yours in Golf,
Cheryl Murphy
DGC’s Lady Society Captain
 

Seniors’ Society News

 
Seniors’ Society

At Friday's well-attended prize giving, our Senior Society members welcomed another 4 members to our ranks.
Peter Van den Biggelaar, Peter Phillips, Greg Barton and Donald Wotherspoon received their traditional welcome packages.


We hope that they develop many new friendships along the way, with many more years of enjoyable golf at “The Jewel of the North”.

May their Tee shots be straight (if not long), their approach shots find the centre of the green and their putts find the bottom of the cup.

Our Senior Society morning golf (Mon, Wed & Frid) is open to any golfer of 50 years and older. Just turn up before 07h15 to be entered into the draw.

We promise you an enjoyable experience.

Your’s in Golf,

Allan Taylor

Seniors’ Society

The 2020 Winelands Seniors League is under way, with the first round of matches having been played at Somerset West. Durbanville's Seniors continued their winning ways where they left off last year, with a solid 3.5/1.5 win over Helderberg Village. The only match Suat Palanduz and TJ Lee failed to win last year was at this venue and once again they had a tough encounter, coming from behind to secure a half. Gordon Simmons and Mike Rolfe struggled to gel and went down to a 3&1 loss, leaving the remaining three pairs plenty to do. Deon Minnaar and Neil Rix secure a hard earned 1 up win, thanks particularly to an excellent back nine from Neil. Bert Vos and Bob Rees took an early three up lead only to be clawed back to level by the turn. At one down with three to play, a win looked unlikely, but they both played the final three holes impeccably to win 2 up. All that was needed to win the match overall was a half from the final pair of Pieter van Wyk and Jan Horn. Just one up at the turn, they stormed clear winning the first four holes on the back nine to coast home 5&4.

With Somerset West using home advantage to hammer last year's champions Bellville, and Parow also beating Devonvale, the 2020 season already looks set for an interesting 11 months ahead.

Yours in golf,

Bob Rees
On Behalf of DGC’s Senior Society
 

Juniors’ News and Golf RSA News

 
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Men
Gauteng North Open

Congrats to Ayden Senger for finishing 4th at the Gauteng North Open. He finished with incredible scores of 67, 70, 65, and 67 to finish 15 under! Casey Jarvis won on an absolutely amazing low score of -25!

Well Played Ayden and we can’t wait to see how the rest of the year goes.

See the full results here.

Well played to all the players for a great month of results!

 

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League News

 
Twenty Twenty has brought the introduction of the new Playing Conditions Calculation which took effect from the 1st January. A review of the daily calculation over the last couple of weeks has shown that there has been little change. The PCC has continued to reflect as '0' at DGC which effectively means that the conditions have not had overall impact on the differentials recorded on the day. For those of you who are interested, this has been queried with GolfRSA who have confirmed that the secret formula is working as expected and that here are typically only 7 or 8 course countrywide who may have a PCC other than '0' on a specific day.

The Club Champs will be taking place on the 1st, 2nd, 8th, and 9th of February and all members are encouraged to participate. Not only is this the single most important member’s competition at the club, it is usually a lot of fun! Previous years have seen a fantastic vibe around the clubhouse with people comparing scores and telling each other stories about 'that magical shot' or the round got away. DGC is looking to introduce a couple of innovative additions to this year event which should make it bigger and better than before. The club is also looking into replacing the boards that reflect the previous winners, so it the perfect time to try and get your name on the shiny new additions that will be up in the clubhouse shortly.



The Masters and Mid-Amateur teams will be starting the league season on the 25th January and then continue on through February and March. Both teams have members available to represent the club, but anyone who would still like to join the teams are encouraged to do so. The more members participating in league the better. Also, please look out for the Club Match Play sheets, they will be put up on the member’s boards in due course. This competition is to be revived in 2020 and should be kicking off in late Feb or early March.

Other than that, have a fantastic year ahead and enjoy your golf!!

Yours in golf,

Mathew Herbert

DGC’s Match & Handicap Committee Member
 

Member Competition News


We would like to congratulate all the winners of the Wednesday and Saturday Members Competitions. There has been some great golf played and we look forward to so many more competitions in the future.

Click here for the January results.
 
 
 

Golf Rules 2020


With the changes to the Rules of Golf, the club has been required to update the Local Rules and the Conditions of Play. All members are urged to also familiarize themselves with the changes so that they can be taken into consideration for future rounds. Click here for the Conditions of Play and click here for the Local Rules.

It is now 2020 and there are no more days or excuses left for any of us to not know the new rules! Luckily, we have help from Helénè Marais who has so kindly supplied us with the information below!
 
Click here to see the 20 must know rules of golf changes for 2020!
Click here to see Golf Rules Explained.
Click here to see the Oswald Academy Newsletter on Rules of Golf!

 

Other News


Member Competition Days

Durbanville Golf Club would like to make members and visitors aware that on Member Competition Days, Wednesday PM Field and Saturday AM & PM Field, anyone entering into the competition field has to take part in the competition. It is compulsory.

Any other day members and visitors are welcome to play social golf at our club.

Social golf in New Zealand

 
 From Left to Right: Johann, Bobby, Anthony, and David at Wakrworth GC

We had former members all play golf together in New Zealand! Such a small world out there. We love seeing members meeting up across the world and playing the game we all love.

We hope you are all doing very well gentlemen!

Herewith my latest news from New Zealand.

Good golfing, and enjoy your weekend.

Please see the link below to read the Letters from New Zealand.

Cheers,
Johan

 

Birthdays


We wish a very happy birthday to all those members who celebrated their birthday this month. They are: 

Karde Buys, Charl Carlsen, Vicki Coetzee, Barend Julies, Johann Muller, Catherina Niehaus, Mikael Van Der Walt, Monica Wilson, Hassan Eugene, Dewalt Grove, Marie Joubert, Ian Kuier, Michelle Kuyper, Jordan Pillay, Ruben Steyn, Alexander Burger, Meagen Crisp, Peter Grunow, Warren Hengst, Pat Holland, David Isaacs, Ruan Jordaan, Johann Peens, Michelle Salati, Melissa Wainwright, Marelise Conradie, Hendrik De Witte, Michael Genade, Anthony Healy, Leo Rossouw, Aidan Wilson, Kevin Coyles, Pieter Snyman, Henriette Backstrom, Greg Barton, Celine Stark, Emile Du Preez, Michael Schirmacher, Roger Greaves, Alan Klaasen, Bennie Lourens, Xitha Prins, Byron Daniels, Ludwig Lillie, Lukhanyo Ndube, Peter Stanton, Paulene Stark, Werner Van Vuuren, Neil Watson, Dylan Cloete, Glen Kriel, Tirelo Mongale, Freda Heerink, Ernst Koen, Yvonne Linde, Jonathan Londt, Roanne Van Der Merwe, Elschen Beyers, Johannes Erasmus, Dewald Richter, Wesley Stodart, Desmore Oppel, Roelof Van Wyk Delport, Nicholas Du Toit, Norbert Engel, Jan Erasmus, Shannon Gaskin, John Kirby, Inus Marais, Greg Snow, Linda French, Johan Kuper, Hendrik Lombard, Petro Oosthuizen, Pikkie Passano, Esterna Smith, Hermanus Steyn, Gavin Van Der Merwe, Henry Wolstenholme, Stephan Creywagen, Gabriel Hugo, Agatha King, Marlize Van Shaik, Rassie Wentzel, Evert Cilliers, Richard Craddock, Leon Huisamen, Sheldon Renaud, Janine Tassi, Peet Roets, Erwin Wallendorf, Hennie Bouwer, Robert Cockburn, Vernon Kruth, Andrew Nardone, Brent Normington, Christine Rossouw, Ian Rothman, Leanne Wilds, Anna-Mari Fazenda, Howard Wilkinson, Kobus Botha, Christiaan Kuyper, Suzanne Swanepoel, JC Vachaudez, Steven Van Wyk, Eben Abrahams, Guy Denichaud, Jonathan Johnson, Joanie Maass, Jason Schouw, Jorietha Slabber, Ryno Bekker, Hendrik Bezuidenhout, Albertu Farmer, Tarryn Glasby, Therisa Grobbelaar, Gerda Grobler, Jacques Marais, Derek Muller, Nicole Stodart, Colin Timms, Nadia Jacobs, Kirk Oppel, Darren Pedro, Dean Abrahams, Gareth Griffiths, Alistair Heuvel, Mark Butlion, Anton Du Toit, Ronald Russel, Madeleine Du Toit, Arno Erwee, Neil Hendrickse, Stephan Le Grange, Helen Brynard-Blom, Dirk Coetzee, David Degenaar, Mario Ferriera, Grame Oliver, Lawrie Snyman, Jaco Bosman, Sean Cronje, Anthony Ellis, Craig Findlay, Nina Grey, Erica Maree, Jen Muller, Elretha Van Der Merwe, Chantel Viljoen, Tyrone Baglione, Elmarie Bezuidenhout, Thomas Bezuidenhout, Anet Souris, Megan Burgess, Alida Gouws, Lionel Klassen, Wilhelm Meyer, Rudolf Nobauer, and Henry Stemmet.

We hope you had a wonderful day!
 
 

Welcome to our new members

 
 
Heidi Badcock, Mansl Baker, Grete Becker, Yujin Boesack, Clinton Broedelet, Darran Burger, Timothy Daniels, Neill Davis-Hannibal, Mitchell De Groote, Daniel De Lange, Pierre Duvenage, George Germishuys, Calvin Jordaan, Gert Jordaan, Gustav Kirstein, Christiaan Kriel, Andrew McKaig, X Ming, Harold Myburg, Johan Peens, Lawrence Scheepers, Dylan Schell, Henk Smook, Gerrit Van Gaalen, Vivon Verma, Deon Welgemoed, and Darell Williams.

We look forward to seeing you on the course!

Global Golf News

 

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Thank you to our generous sponsors

 

 Thank you to Paperboss for being such a loyal sponsor.

Paperboss and CSE Jacobsen have sponsored the staff uniforms. Thank you guys for making us look professional. We all love the new uniforms.
 
 
 
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Yours in Golf,
The DGC Team

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