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Monday, March 30, 2020



Tiger Woods and Ernie Els to serve as captains for 2019 Presidents Cup



“Presidents Cup and PGA TOUR officials announced Ernie Els and Tiger Woods as captains of the International and U.S. Teams, respectively, for the 2019 Presidents Cup at The Royal Melbourne Golf Course in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. While both will be first-time captains at the event, the two are the most experienced captains in terms of Presidents Cup competition and were the primary figures in the 2003 event held in South Africa, where Woods and Els competed in a dramatic sudden-death playoff that ultimately ended in a tie and the two teams sharing the Cup.”



The 2018 Masters Tournament will be the 82nd edition of the Masters Tournament and the first of golf's four major championships to be held in 2018. It is scheduled for April 5–8 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.


Photo: thebullgolf.com



Woodlands Golf Day – 27th March 2018. Learn more about this Golf Day here.
DSJ Altschuler Cup – 20th April 2018. Learn more now.




We recently had our annual Festival of Golf, from the 6th March to 11th March 2018

Tuesday 6th March - EGU Senior Ladies
We had 56 ladies participate in the morning.

Well done to Barbara Collett and Lynda Smit for winning in their respective age groups.

Wednesday 7th March - Captains Day
We had a total of 10 Clubs participate in the Captains Day.

1st – Glenvista
2nd – Benoni Lake

Friday 9th March - 6 ball Commando
We apologize for the confusion on the format for the day, so we had 2 different formats played.

Scramble Drive: 3 Scores to count
1st – Jean Breedt/Manny Merckel/Grant Moraeyec/Stuart Whittaker/Grey Whittaker/Deirde Botha - 153pts
2nd – Nico/Willa/Pierre Schmidt/John Woudberg/JP Schmidt/Andre Watson – 149pts


Normal: 3 Scores to count
1st – Nelson Dias/Ross Churchill/Bert Rushby/Wynand Hefer/Craig Stuart/Nico Els – 137pts
2nd – Errol Civin/ Ryan Schaper/Philp Venter/ Dean Roach/ Kevin Monk – 136pts

Saturday 10th March – Members Day

AM
1st – Alan Ross & Tony Brough – 44pts c/o
2nd – Sharon Marks & Linda venter – 44pts

PM
1st – Nelson Dias & Wynand Hefer – 43pts c/o
2nd – Jayden Schaper & Liam Hoffmann 43pts

Sunday 11th March – Open Mixed
This was our first Open Mixed as part of the Festival of Golf, and we had 47 entries.

Well done to Rob & Jacqui MacKenzie for winning the day.
 
Our Open Mixed winners - Rob & Jacqui MacKenzie



If you missed out on the results for club champs, feel free to go to our Score Capture website here.
Here, you may search for Ebotse Club Champs and view the weekend results.



 

 

 

Would you like to have your function at Ebotse Links?
Get hold of Sarah Kardolus at events@ebotselinks.com or on 087 285 3563, and find out about the Members Special Rate for venue hire.



Happy birthday to all our members who are celebrating their birthdays this month!

  Jayden Schaper – 15th March
Dylan Terry – 15th March
Jaco Van Zyl – 15th March
Rodney Dewing – 16th March
Quintin Govender – 16th March
Nick Grange – 16th March
Joseph Fletcher – 18th March
Bert Rushby – 20th March
Tadan Davidow – 22nd March
Adrian Nel – 22nd March
Pieter Kruger – 24th March
Errol Sammons – 24th March
Neil De Bruin – 26th March
Rian Van Wyk – 26th March
Marko Kriek – 27th March
Norman Smith – 27th March
Craig Roberts – 28th March
Ethan Roets – 29th March



Senior League VS Germiston
13th March 2018
Ebotse Links Drew 3/3

Handicap League VS Kempton Park
24th Feb – Draw (3/3)
Next game 17th March S Daveyton

Mid-Am League VS Germiston

10th March 2018
Ebotse Links won 5/3

Ladies League
13th March 2018
Ebotse Links won 2/1



Gents, please make sure to check the draw in the locker room, and make sure you arrange to play your games by the due dates.
Those who fail to play their games by the due date will be disqualified, unless alternate arrangements have been made and agreed upon with the committee.



Want to know more regarding the EGU rewards card? Click the link here.
Collect your reward card today from the Pro Shop.




Lift will play a significant part in getting your next flight off the ground. Back spin
generates lift for your golf ball, but how much is too much for you?




 

 
Peter Kostis, in a Golf.com instruction piece using Paul Casey, highlighted how
much improvement Casey had made by concentrating not on the latest swing gimmicks but,
but on the good old-fashioned setup and fundamentals.


This article shows Casey’s whole swing in pictures, but take special note of his perfect posture at setup. 
 

Last week we asked you tell us why you think most golfers don’t concentrate on their setup
anywhere near as much as the very best golfers do. This week we’re challenging you to
answer that question for yourself. Is your alignment and posture good enough to give
you a chance of making a good shot? Not sure?

 
 

 

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