Sedge Links Saturday golf championship

Thirty golfers gathered in Sedgefield to play in the two-day Sedge Links Saturday Golf Club Championship on both Saturday 17 and 24 November. The A–Division (0 – 9 handicappers) played Medal while the B-Division (10 and up handicappers) played Individual Betterball Stableford (IBS).

“We are so pleased with the turnout and especially the spirit in which the games were played,” said Saturday Golf Captain, Mike Goodwin.

The A-division winners: 

1st – Andre Stander – Nett 110

2nd Jamie Fearon – Nett 111

3rd Neville Large Nett 117

The B-Division saw three players finish on 78 points. In keeping with the spirit of the game Saturday Committee decided that these three players would play a three hole play-off to decide the winner.

Congratulations go to:

1st Fran Kirsten

2nd Etienne van der Mescht

3rd Bertus Mynhardt

A delighted Fran Kirsten receiving the prize for Sedge Links B-Division Saturday Golf Champion winner from sponsor, Karen Lombard, Remax Lakes, Sedgefield. Photo supplied

Mynhardt deserves a special mention as he started the second day 7 points behind the winners, managing to catch them with his score of a whopping 45 points.

These three B-Division players, (from left) Bertus Mynhardt, Fran Kirsten and Ettienne van der Mescht all finished on 78 points after two days play, resulting in a three-hole play-off, won by Kirsten. Photo supplied

Pierre de Villiers, Derek van Zyl and Mike Goodwin walked away with the nearest the pin prizes on 1/10, 4/13 and 8/17 respectively.

“I have to thank my Vice-Captain, Peter Schnetler, who worked tirelessly in making this day such a success. I too must thank so many others for their help, you know who you are. I am too nervous to mention all by name in case I miss someone out.  A special thanks must go to our sponsors, Remax Lakes, Sedgefield, Mr Kaai, Nautical South Restaurant and Bar (Brenton-on-Sea), Pezula Championship Golf Course, Sedgefield Arms Restuarant and Filo’s Restaurant and Pub, without their generosity our championship could not have taken place.” concluded Goodwin.

A-Division winner, Andre Stander (left) being congratulated by Remax Lakes, Sedgefield sponsor, Karen Lombard for winning the Sedge Links A-Division Saturday Golf Championship. Photo supplied

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