Month: January 2012

Ekurhuleni Women’s Golf elects its first Executive Committee

Daphne Maynier, pictured here, was elected President of the first Ekurhuleni Women’s Golf Executive at their inaugural Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday 24 January.

Women’s Golf South Africa increased its affiliated member unions to 13 in January 2012 with the inclusion of the new union.

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Rookies thrilled at SA squad call up

Four of the country’s top amateurs will debut in a South African National Team that will battle a top Scottish side at Leopard Creek near Malelane from 14 to 15 February 2012.

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Carrie Park wins at Zwartkop CC

Young Korean Carrie Park won the Gauteng North Junior Championship by four strokes from Western Province’s Sammy Barber when the event was played at Zwartkop Country Club on Sunday 22 January.

She is seen here with Dot van Ryneveld and WGSA Vice-President Karen Olivant.

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Alison Lee wins Annika

Alison Lee of Valencia, Calif., claimed her first Invitational title Monday at the ANNIKA Invitational at Reunion Resort. Compiling three rounds of 71 for a 3-under-par final, Lee was the only player to shoot under par through each round of the tournament, finishing four strokes ahead of Reunion's Shannon Aubert.

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Lara and Izel back in the USA for the Annika Invitational

Lara Weinstein and Izel Pieters join 70 girls from 11 countries this week as they compete in the Annika Invitational being played at the Reunion Resort in Florida, USA.

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Four SA players in final qualifying stage of LET

Four South African Ladies tee off tomorrow, Sunday 15 January in the final stage of the LET’s Qualifying School being played at La Manga Club in Cartagena, Murcia, Spain.

The players are Monique Smit (pictured) who was the only SA player to go through from round one, and Kim Williams, Iliska Verwey and Henriëtte Frylinck who all gained exemption due to their good world amateur ranking.

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Lara wins WP Junior Champs

Glendower junior, Lara Weinstein, 76-72 (146), fired an even par final round 72 to lift the winner’s trophy at the Nomads WGWP Junior Championships held at Bellville Golf Club yesterday, Sunday 8 January. She is seen here receiving her trophy from Nomads Captain Kevern Pappin.

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Bianca takes home the first championship trophy of 2012

SA Girls’ Champion 15-year old Bianca Theron picked up the first Women’s Golf championship trophy of 2012 when she won the Boland Junior Championships on a three over par 147 (73, 74). The event was played at Kuils River Golf Club this week. She finished five strokes clear of Woodhill’s Ruzanne van der Walt (76, 76) and Lara Weinstein (73, 79) from Glendower.

Bianca is seen here receiving her championship trophy from her mother Sorita who is on the Boland Executive.

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News from Lynn-Marié Nagel in Utah

Former Limpopo player, Lynn-Marie Nagel who is studying at Utah Valley University, sent an email with good wishes to WGSA. This may be of interest to other SA juniors who wish to study at colleges in the USA.

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Closing date for 2012 Sanlam SA Amateur at Mowbray looms

A reminder that the closing dates for the 2012 Sanlam SA Amateur close on Monday, 16th January 2012.

Click on the tournament name below to download the relevent entry form

Sanlam SA Amateur Championship

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Christine Dempers join the WGSA Executive

As we enter 2012, Women’s Golf South Africa welcomes incoming secretary Christine Dempers to the executive.

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