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NEWSLETTER 117                                                                           20th May 2015

Message from . . .

Advertising, Media & Events Co-ordinator


Greetings to you all, Members & Friends . . .

With our Restoration Cup Weekend behind us, and all the wonderful weekend activities that supported it, I am sure you are all eager to see the many photo's that I took over the weekend.  For the photo's that are not in this newsletter please go to our Facebook or web page to view more.

Many thanks to Halfway Toyota for being our Main Sponsor for this event, and also thanks to all the other businesses who sponsored tees & greens and flew their flags over the weekend.  It was a great weekend and without all of your much needed sponsorship this weekend this event could never have been as successful as it was.  Thanks very much!!

Our next Centenary event on the calendar for this year is our Centenary Dinner which is to be held on the evening of the 13th of June.  Tickets are limited so please go and purchase your tickets from our Club reception as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.  There is a delicious 3 course meal being prepared for the evening by Saffron Chefs together with various awards for the evening as well so don't miss out on this one . . .



Many thanks to everyone for attending the Club Members Draw last Friday evening. Sadly no winner again for the week so the jackpot will be R1400 for this coming week so hope to see you all there!!

Any patron that supports our Club on a Friday night can enter into our Bar Lucky Draws and can win so please invite your family and friends to join us!!

PLEASE NOTE - You have to be present at the Club to win these prizes if your name is drawn!!

If there is anyone out there that would like to contribute towards our Lucky Draw prizes for Friday night and sponsor a prize please could you contact me.  Our Friday evenings are quite festive at the moment with lots of support from the Members and also the local community so additional prizes would be great to add to the fun!! 

I also advertise and promote your business as well in recognition of your contribution towards the prize evening, so it is well worth it to be a part of our Friday evening Fun!!

Winners for last Friday were . . .


Our Winner for this weeks R100 Meal Voucher sponsored by Schooners Restaurant was Ewald Ziervogel.

Winner of our Bells Whiskey Lucky Draw this week went to Lise Sadler.  Many thanks to Tails Up - Port Shepstone.

See some social pics of Friday evening below.  The others can be viewed on our Facebook page . . .

A big thanks to all of you who supported the Club on Friday evening. It was a good party and a good start to the Restoration Cup festivities!!

A big thanks also go to our DJ "Stoppy" who once again gave of his time generously to play music for us.


Saturday we welcomed in Day One of the 2 day tournament - The Halfway Toyota Restoration Cup.

With a good turnout of players in the field, and a great bunch of visitors who joined in from afar, 50 in total,  including the Snymans and the Van Wyks from PMB and also Clive Horlock who travelled up from Cape St Francis to be with us - we did indeed have a good turnout and wonderful competition.  Thanks to all of you who supported!!

As always a competition like this would never have been possible without the help of so many Members and Staff who assisted in getting "the show" on the road.  To the Ladies Section headed by Cilla Lindsay (Our Ladies Golf Captain) Juliana Ziervogel and Charles & Jen Hulley thanks so much for your enormous input, contribution and dedication that you gave of yourselves for our Club.

To Carrie Pieterse  (Our Club Manager) and her wonderful team of staff who worked tirelessly in assisting with the organising and for "behind the scenes" co-ordination and to Saffron Chefs for making sure no one was left hungry - a thank you to all of you.

Once again we can be proud of our Club and for the many visitors and patrons alike who supported us this weekend.  Our course is looking fantastic thanks to Jesse Verster and his staff, and everyone did a fine job this year to commerate this 54th running of the Restoration Cup.

We also had a good turnout of Bowlers on the Sunday and I believe the Squash tournament went off also extremely well..

An extremely big thank you to Halfway Toyota for being our Main Sponsor for the event.  A tournament like this adds tremendous value into our Community and also into our Club, and for this we as a team at the Port Shepstone Country Club are truly grateful.

Saturday evening music we had Ian Jones performing LIVE at our Club for us and everyone had a fabulous party!!!!!  Many thanks Ian Jones!!

Please see some social pics of the evening below . . .

It was so nice to see Clive Horlock who travelled up from Cape St Francis to attend our tournament.  Clive, a former resident from our Coast (seen third from the left) is seen here celebrating with friends (from left) Jimmy Parsons, Cilla Lindsay and Anne Parsons.

Wednesday – 13 May 2015 – Better Ball Stableford
1st:       Phil Myburgh & Justin Hinchliff – 50 pts
2nd:     Dave Mee & Kevin Loring – 47 pts
Saturday - 16 May 2015 – Restoration Cup - Better Ball Stableford

1st:       Leon Bunge & Justin Hinchliff – 51 pts o.c.o
2nd:      Pepe Govender & Abel Yeeranna – 51 pts o.c.o
3rd:       Sweady & Maliga Chetty – 50 pts o.c.o


See some pics below of our Saturday Golf Winners.  The other pics can be viewed on our Facebook page.

Lucky Draw Results from Saturday Night were as follows . . .

2 x Umthunzi Vouchers:              D McIntyre & Geoff Hudson
2 x R500 Cash Prizes:                    Suzette Boshoff & Kenny Morris


Sundays Golf Results were as follows . . .

Sunday - 17 May 2015 – Restoration Cup – Alliance (two scores to count)

1st:       Dalene Steyn, Bevis Fairbrother, Sweady & Maliga Chetty – 103 pts
2nd:      Jimmy Parsons, Rob Piers, Craig Lindsay & Ian Jones – 99 pts
3rd:       Niel Retief, Christo J v Vuuren, Thys Blom & James Llewelyn – 98 o.c.o

1ST:      Dalene Steyn, Bevis Fairbrother, Sweady & Maliga Chetty – 196 pts
2ND:      Niel Retief, Thys Blom, Christo J v Vuuren & James Llewelyn – 192 pts
3RD:      Graham Fabricius, Ricky Naidoo & Ashoo Singh (ghost Willem Lindeque) – 189 pts

See pic below of our Winners of the Tournament . . .


See some pics below of some of our other Winners of the day. The other pics can be viewed on our Facebook page . . .

The Sharks vs Waratahs rugby report from the Weekend is as follows . . . Supplied by Denis Venter from Kidz Mini Mag and OSA Creative Marketing.

Hoffmann The Horrible…….
It would seem that 2015 Super Rugby is a season of bizarre, weird but unfortunately not that much wonderful rugby for us Shark supporters. With Saturdays game against the Waratahs proving no exceptions…..
The game did not have the best start with the Waratahs getting a try in the first minute, but the Sharks returned right back with some attacking rugby and used the backline to move the ball down field. Unfortunately Mvovo loses the ball from a kick.
Both teams were quite evenly matched with the defence being severely tested on both sides.
The deciding factor was the ref and TMO, as it would seem they had an intense dislike for the Sharks. As the game progressed some of the decisions became harder to believe.
In the 51 min the Waratahs got a 5m line out…set up a maul…ran it down the line and crashed over the line into a pile of Sharks and Waratahs players….. TMO time again to see if the ball was grounded….TMO awards the try…..From the replays it can clearly be seen that the ball was grounded on a Sharks player’s leg…..
With Sharks missing out on a try in the corner while trailing 26-18 only for the video referee to rule that winger Sibusiso Sithole's knee had come in contact with the sideline in the process of diving over to score.
You know something is a bit strange when Kiwi and Aussie former player & coaches have this to say about the ref……Former All Black coach John Mitchell pointed out in the SuperSport studio post-match that “Hoffmann's management of the tackle, ruck and offside line was woeful, and that he talks too much, while former Wallaby wing David Campese described his performance as a “joke”.”
Game over…….
Final Score Waratahs 33 (13) Sharks 18 (6)
Tries - A.Ashley-Cooper, T.Naiyaravoro, B.Foley     
Pen - M.Foley 4
Con - M.Foley 3
Friday the boys take on the Reds in Brisbane at 11:40 local time.
As always… We are Black…..We are White….. We are dynamite…..



By popular demand, the young Jade Green from 1.30pm entertained the crowds with Jim, John & David rocking the afternoon away too as well. A delightful variety of music with crowds roaring in the Centre Court while they were awaiting the Golf & Bowls prize giving to start.  Many thanks to all who supported the Club on Sunday and for those of you who graciously supported the hat when it was passed around.

See some social pics of Sunday below.  The other pics can be viewed on our Facebook page . . .

News from our Bowlers on Sunday . . .

A most enjoyable Restoration Day Competition was also held for the Bowlers at the club on Sunday and this was very well supported with about 50 bowlers adding to the team numbers.

The bowls competition took the format of 2 games of mixed trips played in the morning. The winners of the event were Kieran Dacey playing with Sharolyn Dacey and Steve O’Moore.

Ron Weddell playing with Anne and John Gibson were the runners-up and Bez Bezuidenhout had Danie and Annetjie Human with Baba Bezuidenhout as his team. Alan Booth was the lucky winner of the generous hamper donated by Halfway Toyota.

See some bowling pics of the day below.  The others can be viewed on our Facebook page . . .


And of course we all know how our Bowlers love to party!!!!!

With the prize giving and formalities over and with Kevin & Lesley Lancaster back from their holiday in States . . . it was indeed a very festive Sunday afternoon.

Caroline Harris as usual showed us some of her dancing moves, while we also had some very interesting other antics on stage as well . Special moments making memorable memories of our 2015 Restoration Cup. 

This coming Friday the 22nd of May we have Multicrop sponsoring our Business Day Bowls Challenge . . .

Many thanks to Jean Masson from Multicrop for this very kind sponsorship of this competition.  I hope all the teams have an awesome game on Friday!!

Multicrop Construction was established in 1983 and has since been involved in Civil & Building projects in KZN & Eastern Cape.


They presently specialize in the Construction of Low Cost Housing for the Department of Human Settlement.


They also pride themselves in providing quality workmanship within projected programs & budgets.

Late Friday afternoon we also have another Wozani Shootout sponsored by Wozani Berg Gasoline and organised by Howard & Wynona Crouch, so please all join us down at the Club and try and see if u can score a hole in one.

Music will be provided by DJ - Rudi Williamson who will be entertaining us for the evening and getting us into the party mood.

Friday evening will indeed be an extremely busy and festive evening down at the Club as this Friday we will be celebrating the dual birthday of Jesse Verster and my daughter, Cavell who will be turning 21. Mmmm . . . Jesse also says he is turning 21 so let us see the party begin!!

I hope you are all bringing your party shoes along!!


The fires will be lit on Friday evening and meat, salads and rolls can be purchased from Saffron Chefs.  There will of course be the usual delicious Friday menu as well for those diners that would prefer not to stand around the fire (and get their hair and clothes full of smoke!!) . . . lol

This Sunday we are having a special Tribute to Bob Dylan down at the Club . . .

Another musical anniversary for us to share again. Dave Marks as our host presents "Bob's Birthday Bash 'n Tribute" Sunday May 24, 2015 at our Cub from 1.30pm. Bob celebrates his 75th Birthday... and those who've been influenced by the Bard of Rock 'n Folk 'n Country Blues, are invited to join us for an afternoon of Dylan songs and recordings, from his early work to his Sound Stream weekly Radio Show..
Anybody with a Dylan song or two who wants to 'pull in, plug in 'n play' on the day, must be there by 1pm.

It is advisable to book your table for lunch as I foresee this Sunday being another "sellout" at the Club.  Please contact the Club reception to reserve your spot.

Looking forward to seeing all you Bob Dylan fans!!

Just some interesting info . . .

As per the photo below Bob Dylan makes and mends steel gates for his friends.


As part of our Centenary celebrations the Club will be hosting "Caddies Day" on Monday the 25th of May.

Should anyone like more information regarding this, please contact Ken Morris on 082 935 8877.

It’s that time of year again… almost a month to go for the much talked about annual South Coast music & art event – the 5th Annual Arts Crafts Folk & Acoustic Music Festival that will take place as usual in the tranquil grounds of the Sanctuary of Love, Melville Beach on Youth Day 16th June 2015 from 10am to 5pm. 

Auditions: We invite South Coasters who play a ‘real live’ musical instrument and who compose their own songs – or perform traditional folk music & songs – to come and audition over the next 2 Sundays from 2pm on the 17th or 24th May @ either The Rock Music Bistro in Umzumbe or, for those further North of the UMzimkhulu River, at the Port Shepstone Country Club. There are only 2 guest spots available…
For The Rock Music Bistro call Hayley @ > 078 444-7130  < For PS Country Club call David @ > 083-359-5610 <
The ‘main attractions’ for the festival are kept secret… we’ll let you all know next week. Suffice to say that they will blow the South Coast away on Youth Day June the 16th from 10am to 5pm.
Entrance is by donation . . . and there will be lots to do, eat and drink – stalls and displays of local South Coast craft, from Surfboards to Jewellery, from home-made preserves and cakes to fine art & musical instruments. People are advised to bring umbrella & blankets, for sun or rain, and bring the whole family. There will be lots for the children to do… not only to participate in the music, but there will be an early Puppet Show (9.30am) & Circle Dancing between the music performances. (NO iPads, iPods & the like … please…)

Notice to Arts and Crafts stall holders
– please note: it must be local, preferably hand-craft & art, and no merchandise. Those who wish to book a stall / table can call Kerry-Lee @ >> 083-271-7439 <<; R100 if you book before the end of the month, R150 from the 1st of June – but there are not many more stall-spaces available, so we advise people to call Kerry-Lee ASAP



26th May - Main AGM for the Club - 6pm

29th May - Business Day Golf

13th June - Our Centenary Dinner which is to be a Formal event will take place in the evening.  Cost of the tickets are R150 pp which includes a 3 course meal.  Tickets are available from our Club Reception.  Please note that there will be a limited number of tickets available for this event so please get yours today!!

14th June - Fish Eagle Golf & Fishing Fun/Braai Day

Accommodation special at Honeywood in Seapark!!

For Members and past Members of the Port Shepstone Country Club on the occasion of the Centenary Celebration, 12th – 15th June 2015 . . .
R800/night for a 4-sleeper chalet for a minimum of 2 nights.

Book 3 nights on this weekend at this price and get the 4th night free.

Some thought surrounding this Weekend  (for planning purposes) . . .

Friday - 12th June is Business Day Golf
Saturday - Centenary Sports Day and in the evening will be the Centenary Dinner
Sunday - The Fish Eagle Golf/Fishing Classic Fun Day

Tuesday - is a public holiday - Youth Day

So out of towners, you might like to take advantage of this wonderful special that Honeywood have put together exclusively for Club Members (and past members).

Make a long weekend out of it and come and enjoy all the activities at the Club that weekend!!  So much happening and so much of celebration.  Don't miss out!! Book early!!

Contact Sharon Smith at Honeywood for more information or bookings on 039 6951036 or email



Please note that our Trivia Quiz Evening coming up has been postponed until August.  The exact date for this event will be announced closer to the time.


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 on an annual basis and extremely affordable.

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.

Should you have an existing board up and you would like to perhaps change your vinyl please contact me.  This can be done for you at a very affordable price.  Your advertising and branding must work for you so don't let your brand or logo become stale or faded.  Upgrade it!!

It is definitely worth being an advertiser at our Club!!  See below some new boards that have gone up recently at the Bowling Green.


As your Club is part of ours, if you purchase a new Kia, you may qualify for a sports club special deal off the standard price.
You will also qualify for the benefits of the KIA Fleet Care Club, which entitles you to:


  • Priority Servicing
  • Purchasing volume rebates to your club
  • Fleet discounts
  • Premium 5 year roadside assistance
  • The KIA FLC + (Family Like Care plus), courtesy rental vehicle programme

If you are a Club Member you will get this special deal from Kia.  Please see more details on the poster at the Club reception.


Proud Sponsor of our new courtyard roof extension Windowvert - South Coast!!!

And that's a wrap for what happened down at the Club this past weekend and a brief note of what will be happening this weekend and also our upcoming events. Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates.

Please email me by Tuesday 12 noon for any news or updates that you would like me to include in this newsletter. I will try my best to include every snippet of info that is sent to me.  Photo's are also most welcome!!  You may also What's App photo's to me on my cell number to include as well.

Gerhard Labuschagne has been designated the task for collecting any factual or interesting stories about bowling, golfing, cricket, squash & tennis so should you have any stories or information please email him on

My words of wisdom for this week . . .

There will come a time when you believe everything is finished.  That will be the beginning . . .

See you at the Club!!


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