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The Club

Dear Member,

The pro-forma invoices for the upcoming Club financial year will all be sent by Monday, 28th February. Please get in contact with myself or Tania should you need to make changes to your membership category, or have not received your invoice.

The two young men who caused the damage to the Bushwillow greens last year have admitted guilt.  They will work for 800 hours on maintaining the courses under the direction of the greenkeepers.  They have one year to work off their obligation to the Club.  Each of them has expressed remorse for what they had done and offered their sincere apologies to the Club and its members.

Due to planned maintenance there will unfortunately be no hot water on Monday, 28th of February. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Happy golfing,

We always encourage communication between our members and the club. If you have any comments or questions please don’t hesitate to either contact our General Manager, Albert Clack at or our Club Captain, Arthur Heinrich at

The SA Amateur Stroke Play event took place on Firethorn this week. In many ways, it was a nice break from traffic on the course as there were no golf carts and the normal member tees got a chance to recover.  On the downside, we were unable to mow rough or brushcut during this time as we could not disturb the players or create different playing conditions.  We will mow as much rough as possible on Friday but will not manage to get through everything. The long rough didn’t seem to have made course conditions very tough for the amateurs as the leader after 3 rounds were 24 under par with scores of 64, 65 and 63.

SA Amateur Stroke Play Championship

On the positive side, the rough cutters have managed to mow Bushwillow twice this week and the brushcutters have managed to mow back many out of play areas including the river banks.

We also had a major pipe break in the Bushwillow pumphouse which has taken 3 days to repair as it was under the pumphouse wall. It has been hot and dry this week and it is always a nervous time when there is no water available.

The fairway bunker on the 4th Bushwillow is not draining, the base is heavy clay and has blocked up the drain pipes.  We are busy replacing the pipes and hope to have the bunker back in play by the weekend.

4th Bunker upgrade on Bushwillow

Garden clean-up around the clubhouse

After last week’s newsletter communication regarding golf check-in procedures, we reviewed the process and the decision was made to continue with the pre-check ins over the weekend. The feedback received from a few members over the last week is that the system works very well and avoided having members queuing for a long time before their round of golf. This will assist members arriving on their tee boxes 10 minutes prior to their tee-off times. The pre-check ins before your round have become part of the new norm and therefore we will continue to do pre-check-ins for the time being.

The No-Shows (especially over the weekend) will be closely monitored and recorded. The starters will keep a record of all the players that fail to arrive and in the event that a player does not arrive a No-Show fee, up to the amount of R500, will be deducted from your membership account.

Well Done & Congratulations to
All Our Winners

The CGGU Annual Awards Dinner was held on Tuesday evening at the Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club.

Well done and congratulations to all the players and teams:

Cara Ford - Champ of Champs Ladies A-Division

Randpark Firethorn Team - Mid-Amateur League A-Division

Randpark Bushwillow Team - Betterball League C-Division

Everybody enjoyed the evening...

Weekly Club Competition Results

Congratulations to Alana Bakos who had a hole-in-one on the 6th Bushwillow!

Bushwillow & Firethorn
Competition Schedule

  • 36-Holes of Golf.
  • Warm-up Buckets at the Range with Inrange.
  • Sponsored Hospitality Station.
  • We would like to invite you and your family for prize-giving on Sunday, 13 March from 17h00.  
  • Chef specials will be available for purchase on the day.
Tournament Conditions:
  • Entries are limited to 90 players
  • Only entries booked & paid online will be accepted
  • Entries close Monday, 7 March or when maximum players have been reached

Entry Fee per player : R260
Green Fees as per membership category
Please click here to book

Sponsored by

Welcome to Jose da Mota and Michelle Steyn who recently joined the the Gets Golf Team.

It’s Thursday
The Weekend’s In Sight

PASTA SPECIALS on THURSDAY from 17.00 to 20.00
Join us by sitting down or grabbing a take-away. Take-aways must be ordered with your service host.

Creamy Chicken & Pesto Pasta - R115
Grilled chicken fillet set on fettuccine pasta, tossed in a basil pesto cream sauce & rocket
Calamari & Chorizo Napolitano - R140
Served on al dente penne pasta
Spinach & Feta Ravioli - R80
Tossed in a creamy tomato sauce

Pasta dishes are served with grated parmesan, crushed garlic & fresh chopped chillies.

  HAPPY HOUR on FRIDAY from 18.00 to 19.00
20% discount for members paying with their club card

The Joker Draw
The cards are in your hands

Purchase your tickets (one for R10, six for R50 and fifteen for R100!) in the Terrace Bar, Baobab Terrace, Golf Shop or from Vern on Saturday between 12.00 and 14.00 & 16.00 and 18.00. 

You have to be present when the morning (2pm) and afternoon (6pm) draws take place.

Sponsored by

Greg (Pops) Collier-Payne
International Money Transfer Specialist
083 297 1076

Keep walking!
Enter the Attendance Lucky Draw

Don’t forget to hand in your scorecards on Saturday and stand a chance to be one of the lucky Johnnie Walker Black winners!
AM Prize-giving @ 2pm – THREE bottles of Johnnie Walker Black!
PM Prize-giving @ 6 pm – THREE bottles of Johnnie Walker Black!

Sponsored by


Make the most of your
 Membership with Adventour

Specifically designed golf tours at very special rates, with you our members in mind. Four-day packages that stretch from Kruger in the north to Cape Town in the south.

Contact Brendan Mills: 082 849 5372 or David Meiring: 071 137 0092 /

As a golfer, do you ever struggle with tight muscles - primarily in the back and legs? Do you feel like you cannot go through your swing fully when hitting a golf ball? We can help you here at Powerblast Training.

We focus on optimising range of motion in sport specific movements. This ensures that when you take your club back into your golf swing, you are able to get as far back as possible to generate power in your swing. Utilizing this power, improves distance and club head speed in your golf swing. We use a functional, stability-based programme to improve your given range of motion and rotation in your golf swing. This rotation is generated through your back and legs.

If you need any assistance, come to the Health and Wellness Centre, at the driving range to chat to us on how we can help you achieve your optimal rotation in your swing.

Contact Warren McCann: 082 450 8220 /
or Theo Heinrich: 073 997 4613  /

Experience Inrange+™ Courses
No matter your skill level

Meet Red Rock Valley, the latest addition to the ecosystem. This fictional desert course has been created with playability for every level of player in mind. Wider fairways and less hazards mean the full experience with fewer “oh dear, we won’t be finding that one any time soon” moments.

Get four mates together, join us at the Range and make the most of your night out!

Have a great weekend
Stay Safe, Healthy & Happy!
The Randpark Team


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