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NEWSLETTER 186                                                                  20th September 2016
"DOWN AT THE CLUB . . ."


Message from . . .

SANDY DANCKWERTS
Advertising, Media & Marketing Co-ordinator

 
THE POTJIE CHALLENGE!!!!!

We have 3 teams entered so far for the Potjie Competition ON SATURDAY so please contact our Club Reception for entry forms should you be interested in entering a team.

   Entry is FREE and the challenge is on!!!!
Are you ready to cook up a storm???

 

Greetings to you all Members, Visitors & Friends,

Our Friday Night Entertainment & Lucky Draw News . . .

Many thanks to those of you that supported our Club last Friday night. We had the delightful Winston Smile on our stage, and we had an enormous amount of excitement surrounding our Lucky Draw evening once again. But still no Club Members Draw winner again so this Friday the jackpot continues to climb and this week it will be a whopping R2300. 

Our Friday evening Lucky Draw Winners this week were:-

Tails Up - Port Shepstone Prize - John Nadauld
OneWay Business Services Prize - Stembiso Cele
Comfort Cool Airconditioners Prize - Neil Simpson

 

Many thanks to Rob Piers from Tails Up, Colin Proudfoot from OneWay Business Services and Stephen Herbst from Comfort Cool Airconditioning for these great friday evening prizes.

To enter into our Pub Lucky Draws on a Friday evening, please place your Bar Till Slip with your name on the back into the box provided on the Bar. Anyone may enter into these Lucky Draws.  Just remember you have to be present at the Club on the night to collect your prize if you win.

Have you visited your local Pet Shop in Port Shepstone lately?

Tails Up in Port Shepstone are suppliers of Dog Food and they also stock other pet products & accessories.  They are situated at No 4 Colley Street and their contact details are 039 68 27098

 
For all your airconditioning sales, repairs, installations and servicing contact Comfort Cool on 039 6823799 or 082 379 0917 or visit their website for more information www.comfortcool.co.za
See some social photos of Friday evening below. Some others can be viewed on the Club's Facebook page . . .

Some news in from our Bowlers . . .

The Bowls AGM and Awards function was held recently and the new Bowls Committee is as follows . . .

 

                    Len Rossler (President)

·         Judy Anderson (Secretary)

·         Murray Ross

·         Gill Thiele

·         Dave Price

·         Tony Johnson

 

The 2015 /2016 PSCC bowlers of the year were:-

Men:  Eddie Fann

Women:  Gill Thiele

 

The 2015/2016 President's award went to Murray Ross.

 

See some photos below.

PORT SHEPSTONE COUNTRY CLUB - GOLF RESULTS
 

Wednesday – 14 September 2016 – Individual Stableford

 
1st:       Colin Nel                                -           40 pts.              
2nd:       Charles Hulley                        -           32 pts o.c.o.
3rd:       Stuart Betts                             -           32 pts o.c.o.
 
Saturday – 17 September 2016 – Better Ball Bonus Bogey
 
1st:       Sanjay Singh & Yugeshan Naidoo                 -           + 12 o.c.o.
2nd:       Ernst Meyer & Andrew Maree                       -           + 12 o.c.o.
3rd:       Dr. Rob Calder & Jenny Hulley                     -           + 9
4th:       Jesse Verster & Mark Smith                           -           +8

Upcoming Events:
 
Saturday          -           24 September 2016 `   -       Heritage Day Golf day

 
The Captains Corner . . .

The stabilising of the dam wall at the 17th has been completed.  The "WHITE ROCKS OF SHEPPIE" are an effort to stop erosion of the wall due to water lapping against the base of the wall.

The waste bunker infront of the 16th tee is next on the list of improvements to be undertaken. The reason for this is two fold.  Firstly to hide the drains and manhole covers, which are an eyesore and secondly to encourage golfers to play up the 11th fairway instead of using the 16th as an alternative route.

Howard Crouch will be staging the second of his PAR 3 Tournaments on the 2nd of October.  The first was a great success so let's support him in this endeavour to do something different and fun.  Cost is R300 per team (includes golf cart which is compulsory) and it will be a Gunshot Start at 08h00.  Scramble Drive. 

There will also be a Wozani Shootout this coming Friday down at the Club as well.  Everyone is most welcome to join in on this.

RULES TIP - Golfing Tip of the Week

A player may lift their ball in order to identify it at any time.  NOTE the marker must be present and the ball must be replaced EXACTLY as it was prior to lifting, and may not be cleaned beyond that which is necessary for identification.  This rule applies through the green (i.e on closely mown area's, in the rough, or in the hazard/bunker).  This rule is important as in the event that you play the wrong ball a penalty will apply.

Have fun and enjoy your golf.  The purpose is to have fun, but play within the rules.

Yours in Golf - Greg Hornby


LADIES GOLF  RESULTS

 

THURSDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2016

 

WGSA BEEKMAN MEDAL RESULTS

 

Silver Division Winner:  Jane Lind      -   with nett 73

 

Bronze Division Winner : Sue van den Berg - with nett 70

 

Runners Up Thru the Field:

 

Gloria Lundie, Marisa Stretch and Jenny Hulley.
 

See photo below of our Winners of our September Beekman WGSA Medal Glasses.  Sue van den Berg Bronze Division Winner and Jane Lind Silver Division Winner, With John Beekman - The Sponsor of the Ladies Monthly Medal Glasses and Beryl Olden Lady Captain.

The Cellar API Cup, which is our Club's version of the US PGA's FedEx Cup will be held next on Saturday the 1st of October.  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.

 

ADVERTISING AND SPONSORSHIP AT THE CLUB!!

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 sandy@thenaartjietree.co.za for more information and pricing options.

The Business Day Bowls Challenge on Friday afternoon was jointly sponsored by Umthunzi Hotel & Conference and South Coast Aesthetics & Dental. 

Umthunzi sponsored the 1st and 3rd Prize, and South Coast Aesthetics & Dental sponsored the 2nd Prize (Dental Hamper).
 
The Umthunzi's Prize was a Sunday lunch voucher for 4 with a bottle of wine, valued at R750.00 each and the Third Prize was a Bottle of Wine valued at R100.00 each.  
 
A very big thank you to Ryan Ringo and Daryl D' Arcy for being the sponsors for this competition as well as sponsoring the "watering hole" and providing the snacks and refreshments too. 

 

First prize winners were the Coastal Cellular Team which were Brian and Jenny Rawlins, Gill Thiele and Kevin Mullen on +22.  2nd prize winners were the Pete Stoppels Team and this team were the players Eddie Fann, Howard Frizelle, Len Rossler (our new President) and Caroline Harris on +19. 3rd prize winners were the Quinns Coconut Oil team of Jane Massam, Don Rossouw, Alan Murphy and Sandy Shepherd on +10. The toucher prize was won by Kevin Mullen with no less than 10!!! Well done to all concerned.

 

Too late for publication last week was the result of the Club's Mixed Pairs. The winners were Roy Anderson and Caroline Harris and the Runners Up were Murray and Julie Ross.

 

Friday & Sunday LIVE Music & Entertainment Coming UP!!

Friday 16th September
Peter Barker
Sunday 18th September
 Winston Smile


For your Bookings:  Contact the Club Reception on 0396950140/1
This coming Saturday - Heritage Day - 24th September

We have 3 teams entered so far for the Potjie Competition so please contact our Club Reception for entry forms should you be interested in entering a team.   Entry is FREE!!!!

Space is limited for the number of entrants that we can accommodate as ALL the ingredients have been sponsored by Pick 'n Pay.

If you haven't booked your team in for the Betterball Stableford GOLF please contact the PRO Shop as soon as possible as the field is filling up rather fast and you don't want to be disappointed.

Please DRESS accordingly to the THEME!!!!!

We will also be having some Arts, Crafts, Jewellery, Clothing and other Heritage and interesting goodies on sale at the Club too next Saturday, so if you are interested in selling your wares as well and booking a table with us please contact me on sandy@thenaartjietree.co.za for more information and bookings.  There is no cost to host a table for the day.
We thought we would perhaps RELIVE and focus on some PEACE out there for a "far out" Club Fundraiser on the 30th of September.

I am sure everyone will be keen to join us for a "groovy party" at the end of the month with some tie-dye outfits, peace signs, flowers everywhere and some bright neon hippie attire?

Dave Marks will be performing on stage for us so join us and come and enjoy some great late 60's and early 70's lyrics.  I am sure Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Santana and Crosby, Stills and Nash will be bringing back some fabulous memories for most of us so "groove" on down and "Be yourself, then you can free yourself" (Crosby, Stills and Nash).

The evening entertainment will start from around 5pm "ish" and we have a "Hippie Menu" for the evening.  Don't forget the Lucky Draws & Club Members Draw as well as the Club 100 Draw.

Friday afternoon there will be a Bowls Competition from 14h00, and a "Fowl Friday" Golf Combined Stableford competition so please support these two great Club Fundraisers and put your names down TODAY.

The "Fowl Friday" Golf Combined Stableford competition will be proudly sponsored by ROTOTANK so thanks kindly to Henry Janse Van Rensburg for this great sponsorship. 
Rototank are manufacturers of Water, Chemical, Transport, Septic Tanks and Silos. All Rototank KZN products are quality controlled and sold with a warranty. Their prompt delivery service will ensure you have your product delivered on time.  For more information on the variety of their products or for more details please see their webpage www.rototank.co.za or contact them on the details below.
Sponsorship bookings have now opened for the Izotsha Primary School Golf Day which will be taking place on the 12th of November. Should you wish to be a part of this event and brand your business and assist with raising funds for this school please contact sandy@thenaartjietree.co.za for more information.  All golf bookings to be made direct with the PRO Shop 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 listening to the whispers of your heart, and feeling the beat of the African drum on Heritage Day this coming Saturday . . .

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 . . .

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The real tragedy of life is when an adult is afraid of the light . . .

See you at the Club
Sandy

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