Newsletter 451 – 8 February 2016

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Wildlife on the Course

A 4 foot long cobra - on the lookout for lunch perhaps?

A 4 foot long cobra – on the lookout for lunch perhaps?

And perhaps lunch keeping out of sight of the snake?

And perhaps lunch keeping out of sight of the snake?

New Concept in Irrigation

Fire-fighting helicopter getting water from our reservoir to put out the fire on Friday evening in Fish Hoek - we thought we may ask them to assist in course irrigation?

Fire-fighting helicopter getting water from our reservoir to put out the fire on Friday evening in Fish Hoek – we thought we may ask them to assist in course irrigation?

Some youngsters playing a round of golf were suitably impressed with the entertainment during their round!

Some youngsters playing a round of golf were suitably impressed with the entertainment during their round!

Valentine’s Dinner

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Festival of Golf

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Staff and new Security

Our clubhouse and course is now patrolled each night by local security company, Lake Security.  Some of their staff on the deck with our Bar Staff Member, Andy, who never misses a chance of having his photo taken!

Our clubhouse and course is now patrolled each night by local security company, Lake Security. Some of their staff on the deck with our Bar Staff Member, Andy, who never misses a chance of having his photo taken!

Overseas Visitors

Some visiting golfers from Germany on holiday in Cape Town enjoyed a round of golf with us and after golf, while having a refreshing drink, they found themselves in the lens of Clovelly's trusty photographer Pat Quill.

Some visiting golfers from Germany on holiday in Cape Town enjoyed a round of golf with us and after golf, while having a refreshing drink, they found themselves in the lens of Clovelly’s trusty photographer Pat Quill.

Tuesday Ladies Competition

Helen Bowes, winner of the Silver Division, with Ann Booth and Angela Beel in the Bronze Division.

Helen Bowes, winner of the Silver Division, with Ann Booth and Angela Beel in the Bronze Division.

Lady Captain Lilian Brand with Margaret Macdonald who won the Best Gross.

Lady Captain Lilian Brand with Margaret Macdonald who won the Best Gross.

Former Lady Captain, Marnie Wolmarans is very happy with her voucher.

Former Lady Captain, Marnie Wolmarans is very happy with her voucher.

Birdie Jenkinson and Dawn English discuss which of them played the worst golf on the day!

Birdie Jenkinson and Dawn English discuss which of them played the worst golf on the day!

February Frankie’s Friday

February 'Frankies Friday' was kindly sponsored by Fine & Country. Pictured are Tony Webb, Clovelly Member and  MD of Fish Hoek Branch of Fine & Country with Linda Erasmus who is CEO Fine & Country Africa, Asia and Middle East.

February ‘Frankies Friday’ was kindly sponsored by Fine & Country.
Pictured are Tony Webb, Clovelly Member and MD of Fish Hoek Branch of Fine & Country with Linda Erasmus who is CEO Fine & Country Africa, Asia and Middle East.

The winners were Ken Jenkins, Mike Tiffin, Clive Mildenhall and Terry Page with sponsors Tony Webb and Linda Erasmus. Linda is visiting Cape Town and was very impressed with the organisation of the evening and loved Carl's food......

The winners were Ken Jenkins, Mike Tiffin, Clive Mildenhall and Terry Page with sponsors Tony Webb and Linda Erasmus. Linda is visiting Cape Town and was very impressed with the organisation of the evening and loved Carl’s food……

February Monthly Mixed

Our February Monthly Mixed competition was played on Sunday 7th February and kindly sponsored by the Rose Foundation.  Pictured are the winning fourball: Gerry McDonough, Marie and Barry Pardey, sponsor and Sue McDonough.

Our February Monthly Mixed competition was played on Sunday 7th February and kindly sponsored by the Rose Foundation. Pictured are the winning fourball: Gerry McDonough, Marie and Barry Pardey, sponsor and Sue McDonough.

Friday Evening Pics

Lady Captain, Lilian Brand with Club Member (and former Captain, Chairman and Greens Chairman) Brian Michell who won the Friday raffle.

Lady Captain, Lilian Brand with Club Member (and former Captain, Chairman and Greens Chairman) Brian Michell who won the Friday raffle.

Club Member, Mike Tiffin, says he never gets to be in the newsletter - this time you scored twice Mike!

Club Member, Mike Tiffin, says he never gets to be in the newsletter – this time you scored twice Mike!

Friday evenings are proving to be very popular both in the bar...

Friday evenings are proving to be very popular both in the bar…

And on the deck in the lovely late evening sunsets.

And on the deck in the lovely late evening sunsets.

This Weeks Results

Tuesday 2 February 2016
LGU Medal & Putting
~ Silver ~
1stHelen Bowes72
2ndPat Quill73
~ Bronze ~
1stAnn Booth70
2ndMarnie Wolmarans74
3rdJune Harrison74
Wednesday 3 February 2016
Combined Stableford
1stEric Warrington & Vic van Schaik77
2ndBrian Finlay & Swinger75
3rdWillie Mentoor & Damian Wrigley74
4thFerdie de Lange & Geoffrey Davidson73
5thGarth Richards & Keith Miller72
6thRichard Goveia & Erl Hvidsten71
7thDon Feeley & Peter Hall70
8thTony Ashberg & Brian Michell70

Friday Night Draws

Friday-night

LM&A Draw 1

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The name drawn for the 1st LM&A draw was Michael Els.    Sadly Michael was not present!    This draw remains at R10 000.

LM&A Draw 2

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The name drawn for the 2nd LM&A draw was Manfred Jabbusch.    Happily Manfred was present and pockets the R2 200!    The next draw will be for R2 000.

Evergreen Draw

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The name drawn for the Evergreen draw was Peter Dutton.    Sadly Peter was not present!    This draw remains at R5 000.

Manfred Jabbusch who won the second LM & A lucky draw last Friday evening and who came and claimed his winnings in cash on Monday morning...

Manfred Jabbusch who won the second LM & A lucky draw last Friday evening and who came and claimed his winnings in cash on Monday morning…

Golden River Spur Offer

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