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NEWSLETTER 161                                                                   15th March 2016

Message from . . .

Advertising, Media & Marketing Co-ordinator


Greetings to you all Members, Visitors & Friends . . .

Our Club Members Draw this last Friday was lost to Calli Allan so this Friday the draw will be R700.
Thanks to our wonderful sponsors for once again making our Friday evenings so special with the Pub prizes.  This week the "Mystery Prize" sponsored by Ideal Homes - Umtentweni was won by Debbie one of our Bar Ladies. The ticket was purchased for her by Ewald Ziervogel. The bottle of Whiskey sponsored by Tails Up - Port Shepstone was won by Nick Wattrus.

For more information on Tails Up - Port Shepstone please go to their Facebook page and LIKE and SHARE to view their delightful pet products and accessories for your furry and feathered friends. They are situated at No 4 Colley Street in Port Shepstone.
Ideal Homes - Umtentweni has a wide range of property available for you to purchase on our coastline.

Contact them for more information on 039 6950682 or find more of their listings on their webpage

They are a team of Professional Property Consultants that are available to assist you and their office is situated at the Tweni Spar Centre.
Let's all not forget that we now have a Popcorn machine at our Club kindly sponsored by Cookhouse Catering and Supplies.

Join us for some POPCORN and a bit of RUGBY this coming Friday night!!  A great bar time snack for us all.
Wednesday – 9 March 2016 – Betterball Stableford Bonus
1st:       Steve Griebenow & Rudi Visagie     -     50 pts 
2nd:       Bobby & Renata vd Hoff         -        48 pts. o.c.o.   
Friday – 11 March 2016 – Umthunzi Business Day
1st:       Gavin van Wyk        -        95 pts.
            Craig Lindsay
            Jaco Buitendag
            Christo Jv Vuuren
2nd:       Jan Roos          -      93 pts.
            Errol Rudman
            Roy Watkins
            Pat McCormic
3rd:       Phil Myburgh         -       91 pts. o.c.o.
            Dave Mee
            Murray Ross
            Geoff Hudson
Saturday – 12 March 2016 – Umthunzi Golf Day BB Stab
1st:       Ryan Ringo & Grant Peterson                  -           60 pts
2nd:       Ronnie Mbhele & Emmanuel Godongwane        -           55 pts o.c.o.
3rd:       Sbu Ntozakhe & Koko Zithumane                             -           55 pts o.c.o.

See Winners pics from our Business Day below . . .
Some news in from our Ladies Golfing Section . . .

Well done to our Winning Team for bringing the Cecily McKenzie Trophy home once again.  This is now the 3rd year in a row that PSCC have won this trophy. Well played to Debi Stewart and Yzelle Greyling.

This annual competition originated at our Club, and it is a competition that was initiated to not only support the 9 hole golf courses throughout KZN, but also to bring fellowship into our local Clubs.

It was a great competition this time around enjoyed by all team players.  Thanks to Harding Country Club for being such great hosts.  The accommodation and catering were superb!!
PMB Victoria Country Club KZN Matchplay Champs . . .

From a misty morning Pietermaritzburg this morning when you could not see the golf balls for mist our very special PSCC ladies did us proud once again.

Well done to Beryl Olden who won the KZN Bronze Division Match Play Championships.

Well done to Lizzie Currie as well, who sadly lost to Britt Berger 5 and 3, but wow what an achievement being the Runner Up for KZN Match play!!  She defended her title so well.

Well done ladies!!  Thanks also go to our loyal lady supporters who attended the Championships too today.

The Cellar API Cup, which is our Club's version of the US PGA's FedEx Cup will be held next on Saturday the 2nd of April.  R120 once off fee is required to enter and YOU may still enter into this.

For more information contact Willem Lindeque. Our sponsors are Dylan Smith (the owner of The Cellar Restaurant in Seapark) and also Ian Smith from API.



Should you wish to ADVERTISE your business at the Club and become a part of the Sponsorship Project please could you get in touch with me.  All sponsorship fees are paid ANNUALLY.

Advertising space is available at the Bowling Green, the Cricket fields and in the Squash Court.

My contact details are below or email me for more information and pricing options.

Some News in from our Bowling Section . . .

The South Coast Mixed Fours were played recently at our Club.  Many thanks to the South Coast Herald for their continuing support with this competition.  We would also like to thank the Bischoffs for the organising of it.

This month the winners were Kobie Stander, Dora Vosloo, Caroline Harris and Winnie Hess.  They also won the toucher prize with no less than 13 touchers.  The Runners Up were Piet Van Rooyen, Claude Ching, Dawie Schlebush and Barry Krause.

Well done to all the Bowlers who participated.
Great achievements from our Bowlers recently too!!!! . . .

KBA League Match between PSCC & Tweni Bowling Club

Well done to Sharon Bischoff, Gill Thiele, Lesley Lancaster and Winnie Hess for achieving an "8" in a recent Midweek League played at PSCC.

A fabulous achievement!!  Well done Ladies.
Events coming up to Diarise . . .

Halfway Toyota Restoration Trophy:       Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th May

Queries:  Charles Hulley 082 709 2224 –

Bookings can also be made directly with the Pro Shop (039) 6950140/1


Sheppie Ladies Festival of Golf:     Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th July

Queries:  Jenny Hulley 082 709 2223 –

Bookings can also be made directly with the Pro Shop (039) 6950140/1


Contact me now for an extra special EASTER advertising GREAT price!!

A strip has become available to advertise on and to place your business up on at the Cricket Field @ PSCC - see example above.  Should you be interested please contact me for advertising costs (charged annually) and for vinyl cost.

If there is anyone who is interested in playing Darts socially or joining the Darts Club please contact Roy Anderson for more information.  Darts can be obtained from the Bar Staff @ R50 a deposit for those of you that would like to play socially.

Newsletter Competition Time!!!!! (continues . . .)

Introducing the "Crouch Cracker Challenge" to all our Golfers.  Anyone who plays Golf at our Club is eligible to enter . .

See the Clue below and find the hidden treasure.  Bring the treasure back to Veronica at Reception and YOU win a prize.  It is easy as that.  Keep your eyes "peeled" to the weekly newsletter for more treasure hunts at our Club.

Clue is as follows . . .

Where the water runs, from the old tennis courts to the 13th Fairway . . . the far end - I am inside but on the top.  My number is 8 R
Proud Sponsor of the Bowls Business Day Challenge this Friday the 18th of March is Halfway Toyota!!  For a test drive in one of their vehicles contact them on 039 315 3000 or see their webpage for more information.

Friday & Sunday LIVE Music & Entertainment Coming UP!!

Friday 18th March: Paul Ras
Sunday 20th March:  Dereck Jackson
Friday 25th March:  Good Friday
Sunday 27th March:  Winston Smile 

The Super Rugby Fixtures coming UP . . .

Friday 18th March:  Sharks vs Bulls 19:00
Saturday 26th March:  Sharks vs Crusaders 17:15

Our Centenary Magazine - On Sale Now!!!

These magazines are on sale at our Reception @ R50 per copy

Many thanks to our Sponsors for assisting with the publication costs towards this magazine.  Sponsors are Halfway Toyota, Moosa Moosa Golden Glo, Beekman Group, Dr A Bux - Dip Spar and Amy's Curtain Centre.

This magazine would never have been put together without the dedication and hard work that Sweady Chetty did towards it.  On behalf of PSCC thank you Sweady for a fabulous magazine and a wonderful celebration of our 100 years!!
Please all remember that our Mens Golf AGM will be held at 18:00 on the 13th of April and our Ladies Golf AGM will be held the following day on the 14th April also at 18:00.  Our Main Club AGM will be held on the 25th of May @ 18:00.

If you could all please diarise these dates and remember that now is the time to step forward and nominate the candidate that you feel can do YOUR Club proud!!  For more details and information please contact our Club Manager, Carrie Pieterse in regards to this.

Ladies Night Out Fundraiser – Thursday 21st April 2016
Please purchase your ticket from our Reception.  Tickets cost R200 pp.

Your ticket is your LUCKY DRAW as well so please bring this ticket on the night.
Please note the following:-
  • There will be Unreserved Seating
  • Tickets are to be paid in full and upfront
  • There are ONLY 120 tickets available and NO MORE (not even ONE)
Please select a MAIN meal and a DESSERT and a choice of RED/WHITE wine

You will receive 3 different coloured tickets.  Please do not lose these tickets.

  • Chicken galantine infused with herbs, on a bed of crushed potato accompanied by seasonal roast vegetables
  • Beef and ale casserole with crushed potato accompanied by seasonal roast vegetables
  • Vanilla layered cheesecake with a scoop of peppermint crisp ice cream
  • Chocolate cake square topped with warm chilli caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream
  • Red Wine
  • White Wine 
Shopping Tables
We will be having a selection of “goodies” for sale on the evening as well.  You can sell jewellery, clothing, health products, girlie thingies, sports goodies or whatever you choose so long as it is approved by Sandy Danckwerts prior to the evening. 
Should you wish to host a “Shopping Table” for the evening, and display and sell your wares please email for more details.  There is no cost for hosting a table but you NEED to sponsor a lucky draw prize on registration with Sandy.  Your table MUST be approved BEFORE acceptance so don’t delay.   LIMITED space will be available.
This will be an evening of Eating, Drinking, Music, Shopping, Mingling, Laughter and Celebrating Life.

Our Special Host for the evening:  Bonny Richardson
We look forward to having you with us!!!
Human Rights Day - Monday the 21st March - The Club will be Open.  For more detailed information in regards to what Menu/s will be available for the day please contact the Club Reception on 039 6950140/1

And that's a wrap for what happened down at the Club this past weekend, and also what is in the pipeline coming up.

May your week be filled with St Patricks Day Irish madness, topped with some Egg-stra special Easter egg shopping!!

Deadline for submissions for this newsletter: Tuesday 12 noon

Photo's and any News or updates are most welcome. Please email me or What's App photo's to me on my cell number to include into the newsletter with a short, brief description.

My words of wisdom for this week . . .

True humility is staying teachable no matter how much you already know . . .

See you at the Club!!


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