The Mascor St Cathryn’s Club Championships played over two days, 2 and 3 April 2022, drew golfers in all the divisions. Contested categories were A,B and C divisions, Ladies, juniors and seniors. The St Cathryn’s homeowners and Tee2Pin members were also catered for. The championship dates are set by KZNGU. Some interesting facts about the players. Four sets of proud fathers played with their sons, there were husbands and wives, all part of the twenty two players in the field. Some of the members travelled from as far as Transkei and Gauteng.
The Farmers Agri-care monthly mug is played during the same weekend and a new youngster is slowly making a name for himself and is part of the Penrose golf academy from Hermannsburg school.
Matthew du Preez playing alongside fellow golfers twice his age, showing respect where respect is due, playing to the rules of golf, and contributing to the good spirit in the club. The two juniors in the club are the future of the club and members are always ready to treat these youngster with good golf camaraderie.
Farmers Agri -care monthly mug results
1st Mathew du Preez nett 69
2nd Fanie van Wyk nett 70
3rd Tienie Muller nett 72 o.c.o
4th Marius Muller
5th Hannes du Plessis 73 nett
Best Stableford: Fanie van Wyk 38 points
Captains Putter: Josh Gifford
Nearest to pin 2/11th: Piet Nel
Nearest to 9/18th : Carl Groenewald
Mascor St Cathryn’s Club championship
1st Gareth Larken 151 gross
2nd Fanie Wyk 157
3rd Troy Gifford 162
1st Maruis Muller 162
2nd Matt Reed 169
3rd Hannes du Plessis 174
1st Paul du Preez 189
2nd Piet Nel 202
3rd Andre Liddemore 214
Homeowners: Piet Nel
Tee2pin: Danny Dawah
Senior champion: Tienie Muller
Junior champion: Matthew du Preez
Ladies champion: Fran Scott
Best Nett: Marius Muller nett 138
Long drive champion Ladies: Fran Scott
Long drive champion Men: Troy Gifford
Two clubs: Josh Gifford and Gareth Larken.
MASCOR St Cathryn’s club champion 2022: Gareth Larken who recently took up membership at St Cathryn’s, no stranger to the club who has many rounds at the club. Playing rounds of 79 and flat round on Sunday 72 to secure the championship. Thank you to MASCOR for their sponsorship and support, the members appreciated that Tubby Larkan came to represent Mascor and hand out the prizes. Tubby and Gareth made the fifth Father and son combination at the club. St Cathryns wishes Gareth well in his new position at Hermannsburg School, this bodes well for golf in our area.
The top eight players will now play in the Midlands Spraychem matchplay finals on the 30th of April.