Newsletter 428 – 31 August 2015

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Annual General Meetings

Our Women’s Golf Section, Men’s Golf Section and Main Club AGM’s were held last week and all 3 were done and dusted in record times.

On our Women’s Section Committee, Bridget Woodhouse accepted the position of Vice Captain and Tournaments Secretary, which became vacant when Jo Gardener left us and Sue Philp has joined this Committee as well.

The Men’s Golf Section sees TJ Biggs (you will all know him from our Pro Shop staff) join their Golf Committee. For a full list of all our Committee Members, please visit our website www.clovelly.co.za.

We would like to thank all the members for their amazing support throughout the year to make Clovelly the success it is.

Clovelly goes Jazz Dinner

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Wow – what a spectacular function. Firstly – to Pat & Gerald van Heerden – without you guys, these events would be damp squibs… the amount of work and dedication to exacting standards that you two put into these events is mind boggling.

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The event was held to recognise 13 Clovelly Members who have been members for 50 years or more….. that in itself is a wonderful achievement.

Tony Ashberg spoke on behalf of the recipients and had everyone present giggling at his recollection of his early years at the club.

Everyone who was lucky enough to attend was entertained by The Delft Big Band which was launched in 2008 as a project intended to take youngsters off the gangster infested streets of Delft, helping them improve their musical skills, so as to help put food on their families tables. The project was initially funded by the Department of Social Development, and Ian Smith was appointed as project director. Since then, the Delft Big Band has developed into one of the most exciting big bands in South Africa.

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Many members of the band are now financially self-sufficient, earning an income as professional musicians, and music teachers. Some members of the band are now studying at university, with their fees being funded from band earnings. A feeder band is currently being launched, so as to upskill the next generation of aspirant professional musicians from the Cape Flats.

Watch this space as we fully intend to work with this group of talented people in the future.

Carl’s Catering fed everyone a scrumptious 3 course meal served by their every friendly staff and the bar staff, who were equally friendly, were also kept on their feet keeping everyone ‘watered’.

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Pro Shop Sale

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The Pro Shop invites all members and their guests to take advantage of our September clearance sale!

As most of our members are aware, we have boxes of new & exciting stock waiting to come into the shop for the start of the new season however before we can do that we need to make some room.

The September clearance sale will run from the 1st – 12th September 2015 and will be marked in store by various coloured dots placed on clothing units where savings of up to 80% on selected items can be achieved. The value/percentage of the various coloured dots are as follows:

Green – R50
Orange – R100
Pink – R150
Yellow – R250
Blue – Less 50%

As with everything, the only terms & conditions are that the sale excludes all golf equipment, bags, headwear, sunglasses, selected shoes & accessories (balls, gloves etc)…. Concerning these items however members will qualify for a standard 10% discount.

We hope to see everyone soon!
Shane & the Pro Shop Team

Folk Evening

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Pitch & Putt Tournament

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The “Clear Design” Pitch n Putt tournament hosted by Michell Golf was held on Saturday 29th August with many young participants taking part.

Under 12 winner was Erik Schelling
Under 12 girl winner was Justine Thomas.
Under 10 winner Matthew Tuzee
Under 8 winner was Daniel Roos

Special mention must go to Daniel Roos (age 6) who finished with a score of 34 (7 over par) as well as Olivia Wood who is our “most improved golfer” finishing just 1 stroke behind Justine Thomas. Also to Erik and Matthew for becoming first time winners.

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Thanks to Darren van Eyk of Clear Design for continued support of our juniors and look forward to seeing you all at next month’s tournament.

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Hollow Tyning

Please be advised that our course will be closed as we shall be doing our course maintenance hollow tyning on Monday 7th & Tuesday 8th September.

The bookings office, clubhouse, range and bag room will all close at 14h00 on these days.

Reciprocity has been arranged, with various reciprocal rates at the following courses:

Please note that you need to make your own bookings to play at these courses on these days…

1. Westlake Golf Club R200 Tel: 021 788 2020
2. Royal Cape Golf Club R200 Tel: 021 761 6551
3. Pearl Valley Golf Club R495 including a cart (Mon, Tue): They have also offered a special competition of R350 (including cart) for the Wednesday – shotgun start at 12:00 in their Wednesday pm competition. Tel : 021 867 8000

Arabella Trip

This event is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 8th September at a special Group Price of R399 per person which includes a cart.

If you would like to join the group please call 021 784 2100 to book your game. We had a great deal of fun last year and we hope to achieve the same again this year.

Fundraising Event

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Michell Golf

A Master Class on putting was held on the evening of Friday 21st August by Michael and Alan Michell.

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Pictured are some of the beneficiaries of their tuition…

This Weeks Results

Tuesday 25 August 2015
Captain vs Treasurer
(Single Stableford)
1stTeam Captain28.9
2ndTeam Treasurer27
Wednesday 26 August 2015
Betterball Stableford
1stGreg Daly & Jimmy Schutte47
2ndSolly Daniels & Benny Manuel46
3rdDelfino de Sousa & Nick Stubbs46
4thBruce Boaden & Neville Polley46
5thNeville Wyness & Wally Smith45
Saturday 29 August 2015
Alliance Stableford - Various Scores to Count
~ AM ~
1stJohn Gaunt, Gavin Mitton, Anton Haupt & Mark Torrington119
2ndTerry Preyser, Jan Badenhorst, Murray Zimbler & Greg Hawtrey118
3rdRichard Goveia, Mark Bezencon, Penn Brower & Swinger118
~ PM ~
1stDavid van Eyk, Ian Hutchison, Conrad Beer & Duncan Vincent141
2ndEric Warrington, Ken Herringer, Bruce Condon & Clive Weir129
3rdPieter Coetzee, Wally Smith, John Caine & Ronnie Basant125
4thPeter Marais, Arthur Hanslo, Vic Christian & Swinger123

Friday Night Draw

The LM & A draw

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The name drawn for the LM & A draw was Grant Cooper.
Unfortunately Grant was not present!
The next draw will be for R8 400.

The Evergreen draw

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The name drawn for the Evergreen draw was Rohan Fraser.
Unfortunately Rohan was not present!
This draw remains at R5 000.

 

Golden River Spur Offer

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Course Closed for Hollow Tyning - 7th and 8th September

We are Hollow Tyning our greens on the 7th and 8th of September. The bookings office, clubhouse, range and bag room will all close at 14h00 on these days.

For the Clovelly Members we have arranged a reciprocal rate at the following courses:

1. Westlake Golf Club – R200
2. Royal Cape Golf Club – R200
3. Pearl Valley Golf Club – R495 including a cart (Mon, Tue), R350 including a cart on Wednesday.
4. Arabella Group Special R399 with a cart on Tuesday the 8th of September provided we get a good response. If you would like to join the group please call 021 784 2111 to book your game.