Are you in the mix?


It's never too late to be a champion

We're counting down the days until our Monthly Mixed Championship takes place at the Metropolitan on the 24th of November. Read below for more details.
 
 
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Wine not?

 
The best way to get into the holiday spirit

Join us on Friday, 6 December for a fun-filled evening where you can enjoy great music, wine tasting by KWV and a mouth-watering cheese and tapas selection. Invite your friends and family and let's make this a night to remember. Book your table with Vanessa at 076 280 5419 or info@19thhole.golf.
 
 
 

The Thursday Trophy

 
Going for gold

Congratulations to Tony Dunn, Clifford Mijlof, Richard Felder, and Charlie Nunes for winning the Thursday Trophy! They won the progressive Alliance Competition with 90pts, taking the title from the Zitianellis boys and Ari Vayanos!
 

The Met Ladies are golfing for a good cause!


Playing with the Pro

Lizzy du Pisanie and Marina Cawood enjoying their lesson from Sally Little on Tuesday morning! They outbid the competition at the Ladies Open and won themselves an 18-hole playing lesson that they will never forget!
 
 
Good reason to be proud!

Brigitte Schubert handing over R15 000 that she raised for the volunteer firemen on her birthday after Ladies Golf on Tuesday evening. Way to make the Met proud!
 
 

Who conquered the Challenge?

 

Premier Packaging Golf Challenge Leaderboard
 
 
Round 3 will take place on the 16th of November. The format will be a Combined Stableford.
 

Start the weekend on a high note

 
The Met Sundowner is back!

Keep the afternoon of Friday, the 29th of November open for the Met sundowner! Prizes will be sponsored by Jameson.

Please phone the club to book in advance. Details will follow next week!
 

Who's been winning?

 
Wednesday, 06 November 2019   
Betterball Stableford

1st: Marc Delaporte and Rob Sylvester - 40pts (R100)
2nd: Steve Newlan and Craig Campbell - 36pts (R75)

Nearest to the 9th Pin: Marc Delaporte (R50)

Two Club paying out R80:
Kevin Botha

Thursday, 7 November 2019
Progressive Alliance - 1,2,3 Scores to Count

1st: Tony Dunn, Cliff Mijlof, Richard Felder And Charlie Nunes – 90 (R130)
2nd: Doug Van Rensburg, Pat Syndercombe, Roy Mccallum And Tony Lupton – 88 (R110)
3rd: Hutton Little, Spiro Bouloukos, Gunnar Hagelberg And Shane Jabaar – 85 (R90)
Kissing the Tits: Demetri Zitainellis, Strati Zitianellis, Peter Zitianellis and Ari Vayanos - 73   

Nearest to the 6th Pin: Roberto Regasto (R100)
Nearest to the 18th Pin: Yves Moutier (R100)

Two Club paying out R50: Dave Gordon, Doug Van Rensburg, Patrick Syndercombe, Richard Felder And Jarryd Frauenstein x 2

Visitors: Nico Van Der Westhuizen - Atlantis

Saturday Competition, 09 November 2019 - AM

Betterball Bogey Plus

1st: Gary Light, Grant Muller - +11 (R115)
2nd: Mike Parfett, Paul Sheldon - +8 C/I (R100)
3rd: Robbie Trueman, James Ryan - +8 C/O (R90)
           
Nearest to the 9th Pin: Warren Jacobs (R100)
Nearest to the 15th Pin: Mike Parfett (R100)

Two Clubs paying out R34: Mike Parfett, B. Baltmeir, Muller Van Der Walt x 3       

Saturday Competition, 9 November 2019 - Pm
Premier Packaging - Betterball Bogey Plus
           
1st: Demetri Zitianellis, Ioannis Kritzas - + 9 (R225)
2nd: Kevin Botha, Luis Rosa - +8 C/I (R175)
3rd: Steve Moubray, Sue Moubray - +8 C/O (R125)
4th: Hutton Little, James Mcnab - +8 C/O (R75)

Nearest to the 6th Pin: Rourke Broad (R100)
Nearest to the 15th Pin: Sue Moubray (R100)

Longest Drive (All Day) - 11th: Kathy Blumberg
Nearest (All Day) - 18th: Sam Roets

Two Club paying out R41: Eve Starke, Craig Smith, Debbie Gibb, Sue Moubray, Keith Broad, Paul Danielz, Hutton Little

Exceptional Rounds:
Eve Starke - 66 Nett (74-8)
Tony Lupton - 66 Nett (77-11)
Lowest Gross: Craig Smith - 72 Gross

So much more than distance

 
Launching it far off the tee is more effective when you’re accurate as well. The new Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo Driver checks both boxes, even on off-centre strikes.
 
Longer and straighter off the tee.
 
 
Higher ball speed across the face
Perfect centre strikes are rare, so having a face that is fast and far beyond the sweet spot helps you hit longer shots more often.
 
 
Launch it with ease
A low CoG helps you get the ball flying high and far. A unique crown step and superlight hosel push the Launcher HB Turbo’s CoG lower for increased launch and distance.
 
Your joy shouldn’t end with a long, straight drive. The new Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo Fairway and Halo Hybrid give you easier launch for a shorter, more enjoyable approach.
 
 
Go for the green in two
When a fairway is this long and this forgiving, you’ve got to go for the green. The new Turbo Fairway.
 
 
Don’t just get out of sticky situations
Go from trouble to scoring opportunity.
The new Halo Hybrid.
 
“But remember, if you have the wrong lie angle, they’re not easy. If you have the wrong shaft, they’re not easy. Make the most of this brand new technology and get a fitting.

 
Take full advantage
Don’t lose the advantages this technology gives you by playing something that isn’t fitted.

Fix par 3 mistakes

 
 
 
Many golfers base their approach to a par 3 on the ideal shot shape and then try to hit that shot. But using your natural shot shape to your advantage will help you hit more par 3 greens.
 
 
If you know you tend to push the ball a little with a slight fade, you can count on aiming slightly left of your target on the green, instead of trying to force a straight shot or draw.
 
 
Don’t use hazards as markers to aim because if you do hit it dead straight, you’re probably going to drop shots.
 
 
 
From the tee, identify the most dangerous hazard. Then think about how your natural shot shape pulls you into those hazards or helps you evade them. By understanding your swing you can set yourself up to minimise risk and hit the green more often.

 
Better course management
Swing improvement takes time, but good strategy brings immediate results. We’ll help you make better decisions on the golf course that will put you into more scoring positions.
Play 9 with us >

 

 


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