The Course is Open...

This is great weather for ducks and dead-keen golfers!

Fortunately the golf course is open for play so you are welcome to come on down and experience what its like to play golf in the UK. 
Give the golf shop a call on (012) 654-1144 / 2111.

Congrats to our Golf Management Campus graduates!

Under the tutelage of Francois Viljoen, Dennis Bruyns and Elsabe Hefer, three graduates are making their way out into World.

DJ Benson has a job at the Yas Links Abu Dhabi in the UAE; Jacques Rossouw at Wingate Park Country Club and Gerhard van Schalkwyk with Kyle Phelan Golf at Centurion Golf Estate. We are also happy to report that past student Hanro Knobel started at the Royal Bahrain Golf Club in November. Good luck chaps!

 
 
2019 Graduates – From left Ceanon van Aardt (National Certificate in Sports Turf Maintenance); DJ Benson; Jacques Rossouw & Gerhard van Schalkwyk
Golf Management Cup Winner (Order of Merit) – Ruan Jooste. He also won plus Lowest Stroke Average and qualified for a bursary for the 2020 year
Foursomes Winners – Weandre Bosman & DJ Benson
Matchplay Winner – Gerhard van Schalkwyk
Lady Golfer of the Year – Gizelle van der Westhuizen
 
This week’s Hero’s…

Congrats to Chris Mouton (second from right), who was a part of the winning team at the SA Primary School Inter-Schools Championship at Magaliespark.
 
Chris Mouton
 
Congrats to Elsonia van Heerden who broke 80 for the first time a few weeks ago. She’s been attending regular group lessons with Elsabe. Well done Elsonia!
 
 Elsonia van Heerden
 
Why don’t you get Elsabe to help you reach your goals – give her a call on 082-922-8408 / elsabe@zwartkopcc.co.za to discuss what you would like to achieve.

Check out all our hero’s on our Hero Wall here.

The Singles Club


You can still join in the first The Singles Club event on Sunday!

It involves a monthly game for Single Figure handicappers, with a R100 entry fee, which the Club will match. The more people that participate, the more the payouts! Enter with Sharon on (012) 654 1144 / sharon@zwartkopcc.co.za.
 
 
End your Weekend with our Sunday Golf Specials

To book a tee off time, please call the Golf Shop on (012) 654-2111 or go to www.zwartkopcountryclub.co.za.
 
 

 
Let us help you play better golf...
 
This week Elsabe advises on some putting grips you could try.

Practice with Purpose in December

Join Elsabe and Justin as they continue with Breaking 80, 90 & 100

 
 
Reserve your spot >


 
November Par 3 Eclectic
Don’t fall over but, Ian Hayes won the Par 3 Eclectic on a net score of 14!

Product of the Week

New Zwartkop Logo’d Shirts - R599!
   
 
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A career in golf

 

What matters most to you?

 
 
Last week we asked if you could answer one question. With the ability to be entirely anonymous. We wanted to know how you viewed your position on a simple continuum. Where do you see yourself on your golfing journey?
 
 
 
At one end there’s space for the person who sees golf totally as a competitive sport, and on the other end there’s those that see it as a social and recreational activity. We’re asking golfers to position themselves. Next month we’ll publish a SUMMARY of how our community of golfers see the game.

 
If you haven’t already done so
So, if haven’t given a response then please follow the link below. It’s a very short and very private survey – no personal details required – so go on
Answer now >

Think about your golf

 
The second statistic we want you to collect over 4 rounds, is your average score on Par 3s that are within iron shot range. If you missed last week’s article, and the first statistic click here.

If you’re often under 90 but struggle to get below 85 regularly, then there’s a good chance that becoming consistent on the Par 3s will get you there.
 
 
Two 3s and two 4s on your card and you’re doing well. Three 3s and provided your steady elsewhere  then you’re likely to be below 85.

Improvements you can make that pay off on any approach shot:
 
If we can make sure your rotation and ball striking is led by your large muscles and not your hands, then we can improve your consistency of contact and accuracy of result. There’re a number of consistent club and shot selection errors we see from less experienced or skilled golfers that often cost them a stroke per Par 3. It’s an easy fix. 
 
 
“Improving your ball striking consistency, club selection, and shot selection on Par 3s will have a big impact on your approach shot performance on every hole.” 


 
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Get an insight into your game. Discover what you could improve quickly. Let’s plan an improvement journey together.
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