A word from Meyer

 
 

We measured a total of 470 mm of rain from Sunday (afternoon), 21 April – Wednesday (morning), 24 April which caused some damage to our course which will take a bit of time to repair.
 

Here are 3 more videos of the floods if you are interested:

Video 1
Video 2
Video 3

The greenkeeping staff did a phenomenal job in the last week to get the course playable, the players are in awe of the progress we’ve made.

We started with the over-seeding of the greens just before the floods and we were delighted to see the seeds germinating despite the heavy rains. We will do a couple of follow-up seedings to make sure all areas are covered.

Thanks for all the support and understanding received from everyone, we appreciate all the offers from homeowners to assist in the clean-up, you guys are great. We would also like to thank Southbroom golf club for offering our members a members green fee while our course was closed.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to families who have lost loved ones during the devastating floods.
 

Caddies


San Lameer hosted a very successful league match, it was very disappointing that Scottburgh’s two teams were not able to play this time but I look forward to seeing them out here next time. San Lameer won on 3 for 2.


Well done guys we are super proud of you and thank you for representing our club so well on the day. View the results here. View the results here.
 
 

Golf for a good cause


Thanks to the 4 x 4 Men’s Team Challenge
we could give back to some great causes


San Lameer Country Club proudly donated a total amount of R50 000 to the following beneficiaries. CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation SA, CANSA The Cancer Association of South Africa and Hospice.

Every year San Lameer Country Club hosts the popular Men’s 4 x 4 Team Challenge and additional funds are raised at this tournament for this great cause.

 
 

Reciprocity

 

We are very happy to inform you that we have joined hands with Pezula Championship Course in a reciprocal agreement. Any of our members can play at Pezula from 1 May 2019 – 30 September 2019 and qualify for a special green fee of R460 pp. including cart sharing. Their members in return get the same deal playing at San Lameer.

Should you decide to make use of this great deal please send me a mail at meyer@sanlameer.co.za  to make the booking.

Handicap news


In January 2020 South Africa and the SADC countries, along with the rest of the world, will be going live with the World Handicap System.

The only significant changes to our current system will be that your Handicap Index will be calculated using the best 8 score differentials out of the last 20, with no reduction percentage, and the maximum score allowed on a hole when calculating your Adjusted Gross Score for Handicapping purposes will be Net Double Bogey ( i.e. net 2 over par or zero Stableford points).

 
Read more here.
 
 

Country Club monthly activation


We decided to have a fun activation every month for our local and visiting members. The aim of these activations is to build camaraderie and friendship between our homeowners and members and the charges for each event will be kept to a minimum to cover our costs. We would appreciate if you can diarise these dates accordingly. A poster for each activation will be distributed closer to each event.
 

Competition results


10 April 2019 - View results.
17 April 2019 - View results.


Upcoming events

 

Why don’t you join the Southbroom Ladies Classic?

The 2019 Southbroom Ladies Classic now in its 16th year! The Ladies Amateur Classic is held annually in early May. It is a highlight on the Southbroom Golf Club calendar and attracts a full field of over 128 ladies annually. The ladies come from all over South Africa to enjoy three days of Golf and the great camaraderie that Southbroom is renowned for. 

 This year it is from the 12th -14th May.

Thank you & yours sincerely,
Sheena James, Derek James &  The Ladies Classic Committee

Contact details:
Tournament Director Derek James: 039 316 6051  or Southbroomproshop@gmail.com 
Tournament Secretary Sheena James: 083 302 7252 or e-mail djsheena@venturenet.co.za
Manager Gavin Sole: 039 316 6026  or e-mail sgc@venturenet.co.za

Matkovich Challenge

 Keen to join Peter Matkovich on one of his tour in Mauritius? Please let me know should you be interested.


Beer for a year!


Thanks to Heineken who got on board with a great initiative for our members. The first member to make a hole-in-one on our beautiful hole 9, will win Sol beer for a year (12 cases).


2019 golf calendar


May
18 May – Pro Deo Golf Day
22 –25 May – Tee for Two

June
5 – 8 June – The Invitational
11 June – Engen Golf Day

July
10 July – Mercedes Benz Ladies Golf Day
22 July – Senior Women’s Golf
27 – 29 July – PGA Fundraiser

August
1 – 3 August – 4 x 4 Men’s Challenge
26 – 30 August – SA Kids Golf – Junior Africa Challenge

September
8-12 September – National PGA Pro Am
17 September – ARC Golf Day

October

25-27 October – Compleat Golfer 5 star Experience

November
3 November – KZN Open
5 – 8 November – Hollowtining
18 November – Senior Women’s Golf

December
14 December - Els for Autism
17 December – Club Championships
21 December – Presidents Cup
23 December – San Lameer Open

2020 Calendar
1 January – Greenkeeper’s Revenge
31 May – 3 June - Senior Women’s Nationals

 

Treat yourself




Motivational quote of the week



Golf quote of the week


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