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This week at Clovelly – 2nd March 2015

Newsletter 402 – Lyndsay Harrison – Assistant Manager

Firefighting

Firefighting

First and foremost, as the deep south of our Peninsula burns, our heartfelt sympathies go to all affected by the terrible fires we are currently experiencing.

All we can do, as a Club, is to be a collection point for the local community to drop off food and drink with us and we will take it to the fire-fighters as we have the vehicle to traverse the terrain between the course and Ou Kaapse Weg as well as one of the volunteer ladies coming to collect from us.

We are also more than happy to provide water from our dams for the helicopters to use to try and douse the flames.

We also thank all the golfers who have so willingly donated money towards supplying food and water to these wonderful men and women.

So – it’s ‘all go’ here right now as we also have a film shoot being shot on the golf course!

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On a lighter note – I am glad to report that February was as good a month as we expected it to be with 200 more people on our course than last February…

Our beautiful course is attracting even more people who all seem to thoroughly enjoy their golf even in the wind that we have been experiencing.

March is an interesting month for us, starting off with the Raymond Ackerman Invitational in support of RAGA (Raymond Ackerman Golf Academy) on Thursday 5th March followed the next day with the Pick n Pay ‘IS Charity’ Golf Day which sees many of the up-country folk who have come down for the Pick n Pay/Cape Argus Cycle Tour which is on Sunday 8th March rendering many of us more or less prisoners in our little town.

However, the Clovelly golfers have their ‘Locked-in Classic’ with us on that day as they are the only ones who can actually get here!

Then towards the end of the month we have our Men’s and Ladies Club Championships which are always looked forward to – who will win this year? Watch this space!

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Sunset Concert

Apologies for an error in last week’s newsletter about the where to purchase tickets…

Please click here to purchase tickets for the Sunset Concert.

New Annual Competition

On the afternoon of Friday 27th February 2015 we held the first of what is to become a regular February competition sponsored by Fine & Country.

It was Men versus Ladies and (woohoo) the Ladies came out on top beating the men 386 points to 374 (Go Ladies!)

Ladies Afternoon

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Pictured above after the Ladies Golf on Tuesday 24th February are Audrey Haaman, Lady Captain, Lilian Brand and Birdie Jenkinson.

 Helen Bowes enjoying a pizza watched by Mel Chalwood who...

Helen Bowes enjoying a pizza watched by Mel Chalwood who…

decided she too would partake of Carl's Pizza evening fare.

decided she too would partake of Carl’s Pizza evening fare.


Men’s Leagues Update

Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant…our two top league teams (Mid-Amateur & Second League) were on form on Saturday.

Congratulations to the Mid-Amateur side who won 5/3 against a very competitive Metropolitan side. Although we have one game to go in the group section, the team has already reached the final.

Our Second League side needed to beat Westlake to lead the League which they duly did by winning 4 1/2 – 3 1/2.

With one more game to play, this side, ably led by Damian Wrigley, needs to either draw or win to win this league.

We wish the team well for the coming Saturday for this really important match.

Our third league side drew 4 all, so well done all round.

Farewell from our Florist

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Bev & Dave Bruce (Fragrance of Flowers) would like to thank Lady Captain, Lilian Brand, and the Clovelly Ladies Section for the wonderful gift given in thanks for sponsorship of the Monthly Mixed held on Sunday 1st March in the afternoon.

Bev & Dave would also like to thank Clovelly for the +-9 years of support.

From our side, we wish them a happy retirement with loads of great golf and thanks for the wonderful flowers for those years, you shall be missed!

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This Weeks Results

Wednesday 25th February 2015
4BBB Stableford
1stAlwyn Hirsch & Gerry Sweetnam47
2ndBasil Britten & Peter Scott46
3rdCharles Foster & Stuart Don46
4thJohn Cruickshank & Nick Stubbs45
5thDuncan Moffat & Eamonn Hefferman45
6thShaun Holman & Allistair Smith45

Saturday 28th February 2015
Betterball Stableford with a Bonus
~ AM ~
1stCharles Foster & Nigel Bowerman51
2ndDarren Brown & Mike du Preez50
3rdRohan Fraser & Gerald van Heerden48
4thGareth Scott & Farrel Bernberg48
5thNeville Wyness & Mike Burnham-King48
~ PM ~
1stAbe van Rooyen & Chris Tosio49
2ndSolly Rajah & Zaf Adams48
3rdFerdi de Lange & Brian Michell48
4thMichael Scott & Mike Krumbock48
5thGeorge Golding & Gerhard Hach46

Friday Night Draw

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The name pulled last Friday was Ross Tailford. Unfortunately Ross was not present! The draw now stands at R3 200.