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NEWSLETTER 190                                                                  18th October 2016

Message from . . .

Advertising, Media & Marketing Co-ordinator


Greetings to you all Members, Visitors & Friends,

Our Friday Night Entertainment & Lucky Draw News . . .

Many thanks to those of you that supported our Lucky Draw evening on Friday night.  Still no Club Members Draw winner again so this Friday the jackpot continues to climb and this week it will be a whopping R2700.  The Lucky Draw Winner of the Tails Up - Port Shepstone Prize - was Gary Vogt.

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
News in from our Bowlers . . .

For the first time in several months we were able to play this tournament. No clashes with KBA or All Natal Events. It was a cloudy and very windy morning which made conditions tricky.


We would like to thank our sponsors Harbourview Spar for their generous support of this event, to Rastus Reen for the preparation of the green and to Gill Thiele for running the event.

The winners were Johnny and Richard Guy and Don Wiid. The runners up were John Nadauld, Rastus Reen and Alan Booth. The session prize was won by Brian Rawlins, Kathy Simpson and Len Rossler. Congratulations to one and all.

The event will be held again on 8 November.

Wednesday – 12 October 2016 – Better Ball Stableford
1st:       Jack van Heerden & Chris Boyce                  -           43 pts
2nd:       Thys Blom & Johann du Plessis                      -           42 pts
3rd:       Tony van Niekerk & (Pivot)                           -           41 pts o.c.o.

Saturday – 15 October 2016 – Better Ball Bonus Bogey
1st:       Shaun Nathanson & Dave Higgins                             -           +13
2nd:       Sagren Pillay & Sashen Govender                              -           +11
3rd:       Thys Blom & Fanie Kuhn                                           -           +10 o.c.o.


The PSCC MENS LEAGUE TEAM have won their last two matches and have put themselves in with a good chance of winning the league title with one match to go.

On Sunday they had an emphatic win against SELBORNE on a day where PSCC hosted SELBORNE as well as MARGATE and SOUTHBROOM. The weather was kind, the golf of a high standard and with the hosts providing coffee as well bacon and egg rolls to all participants before golf as well as a braai to end the day a wonderful atmosphere prevailed. Thanks to RYAN and UMTHUNZI for sponsoring the meat for the braai. Once again SHEPPIE showed that they are a step ahead with their innovative thinking.

The MEN’S INTERCLUB will be taking place on the 28th 29th and 30th of October and will be played over the PORT SHEPSTONE CC, MARGATE CC and SOUTHBROOM courses. It is expected that the fields will be full and all these courses booked out on the Friday and Saturday with possibly a few times available on Sunday the 30th. The PRO SHOP will endeavour to arrange reciprocity at clubs in the vicinity on these days, if any times become available on any of the competition days members will be notified.



When your ball is lost or unplayable in a LATERAL WATER HAZARD (marked by RED STAKES) the following options are available to you;

1. You may replay your shot from the position where you hit the original shot.

2. You may drop your ball keeping the point where your ball last crossed the margin of the hazard between yourself and the pin, and you may go back as far as you like on this line.

3. You may drop your ball within 2 club lengths of the point that the ball last crossed the margin of the hazard, but not closer to the hole.

4. You may drop a ball on the opposite side of the hazard within 2 club lengths of a point equidistant from the hole( ie a point equidistant with regard to the point where the original shot crossed the margin of the hazard)



Yours in Golf - Greg Hornby

The Cellar API Cup, which is our Club's version of the US PGA's FedEx Cup will be held next on Saturday the 5th of November.  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.


Proud Sponsor of our Business Day Bowls this coming Friday will be RENASA THE INSURANCE BROKERS BEST FRIEND.  Many thanks to Peter Maggs for organizing this sponsorship for us.

Should you wish to book a team into play on Friday please contact Murray Ross on 039 695 1832.
Howard Crouch will be staging the second of his PAR 3 Tournaments on the 13th of November. Cost is R300 per team (includes golf cart which is compulsory) and it will be a Gunshot Start at 08h00. Scramble Drive. Bookings and for more information contact the PRO Shop on 039 6950140/1

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. Many thanks to Wozani Berg Gasoline for the sponsorship of vouchers as prizes for both these competitions..


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.

Take advantage of our SPRING special which ends at the end of October.

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

Our Business Day Golf on Friday the 14th October was sponsored once again by The People's Choice.

The People's Choice are the businesses of Comfort Cool Airconditioning, Umthunzi Hotel and Conference, Harbour View Spar and South Coast Aesthetics and Dental.  Many thanks to Stephen Herbst, Ryan Ringo, Daryl D'Arcy and Graeme Milligan for this fabulous sponsorship.

See some photos of the prize giving below kindly supplied by Amy D' Arcy and the results of the event.
Friday – 14 October 2016 – People’s Choice Business Day

1st: The People’s Choice - Ryan Ringo - 97 pts.
Daryl D’arcy
Grant Peterson
Greame Milligan
2nd: Koko - Koko Zithumane - 93 pts.
Vusie Maphumula
Eddie Ringo
Mnaobi Gobongwane
3rd: Greef - Johan Greef - 88 pts. o.c.o.
Kevin Murray
Eugene Orsmond
Fellow Albertyn

Friday & Sunday LIVE Music & Entertainment Coming UP!!

Friday 21st October
Graham Boyle
Sunday 23rd October

Peter Barker

For your Bookings:  Contact the Club Reception on 0396950140/1
Please let's all remember to support and book in to play at the PRO Shop for this Oktoberfest Club Fundraiser this coming Saturday.  DJ "Stoppy" will be providing the music and SAFFRON CHEFS have prepared a delightful German Menu for the evening so please stay after the prizegiving and participate in some great German cuisine & BEER drinking with us . . .

Our Oktoberfest Beer Specials for the weekend are as follows:-

The Beer Specials will apply during these times ONLY!!!

Friday Happy Hour - between 5 - 7pm
Saturday  - all day
Sunday - between 12 - 2pm

Beer Special Prices!!!!!!!!!!

Castle and Hansa Draught R18.00
Castle Lite Draught R20.00
375 ml Hansa and Castle R15.00
250 ml Hansa and Castle R10.00
Castle Lite 500 ml R20.00
Castle Lite 375 ml R15.00
Castle Lite 250 ml R10.00
Maser Security now the SECURITY PROVIDER at the Port Shepstone Country Club.

Maser Security is a leading competitor in the security service industry and their armed response, personalised service and their involvement in the local Community sets them high on a professional standard that enabled the Club to choose them as our security solution.  Why don't YOU consider them too?

Seen at our Club recently . . .

Photo on the left (below) Jarrod van Wyk turned 30 on Friday 14th of October.  Ahead of his 30th birthday celebration on Saturday night, there was a crowd that played a round of golf in the morning.

Photo on the right (below) Mots & his daughter Khomo seen at the Club.

Photos kindly submitted and supplied by Jenny Hulley 

Some news in from our Lady Golfers . . .

See below - Our Ladies October Beekman WGSA Medal Winners Bronze Division Di Nadauld and Silver Division Anne Baldrey.  Well done Ladies!!!

Kencrete will be sponsoring a FRIDAY LUCKY DRAW prize next Friday so be at the Club next week and place your bar till slip into the box provided on the bar.  You do not have to be a Club Member to enter into this Lucky Draw.  All are welcome.

Kencrete supplies any type of laboratory accredited mix and they are geared to meet all your requirements, from custom designed concrete mixes, mortars and screeds, to site assistance and concrete pumping.  Visit their webpage for more information.
Join us down at the Club this Saturday afternoon for the CURRIE CUP FINAL Cheetahs vs Bulls @ 4pm.

  The beers will be ice cold and the sound system
NOW works fabulously so there is no excuse to stay away.

Check out our BEER SPECIALS too!!!
Sponsorship bookings are open 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 for more information.  All golf bookings to be made direct with the PRO Shop on 039 6950140/1
The PRO Shop, the Executive Committee, Staff, and Members of the Port Shepstone Country Club would like to wish Ken Marshall all the very best for a speedy recovery.  Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time

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

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 . . .

Don't confuse activity with productivity.  Many people are simply busy being busy - Robin Sharma

See you at the Club

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