Els and Randpark’s Rurik Raving about Wonderkid Wilco

Els and Randpark’s Rurik Raving about Wonderkid Wilco

St Andrews: Ernie Els couldn’t say enough about his 19-year-old compatriot Wilco Nienaber, who was in the same fourball as him, Randpark’s Rurik Gobel and tournament host Johann Rupert  in round three of the $5-million Alfred Dunhill Links Championship over the Old Course here this past Saturday, even though Nienaber …

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Cheap Golf at St Andrews

Cheap Golf at St Andrews

A ROUND of golf on the iconic Old Course at St Andrews costs 190 pounds in high season which translates to about R3 500, which is a hefty green fee. On top of this a caddie will set you back 50 quid, while a tip of a further 20 pounds is recommended. And, add in a few beers after the round at the Jigger Inn right next to the notorious Road Hole 17th …

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Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland

Sign up with South African golf coach Grant Veenstra to help you with your golf game and – it’s almost guaranteed – fame and fortune will follow. Well, it certainly seems that way because the little 36-year-old, himself a former touring professional, is making a huge difference to the careers of his South African clients with his life-changing teaching techniques …

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Myeki and Henriques Heading to Whispering Pines

Myeki and Henriques Heading to Whispering Pines

Zethu Myeki wants to keep her recent winning run of form going for the upcoming Spirit International, where she will be flying the flag for South Africa with Symone Henriques, Martin Vorster and Sam Simpson …

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One of our Randpark Stalwarts – Carol Evans

One of our Randpark Stalwarts – Carol Evans

THIS being Women’s Month, we have up until now celebrated three young female Randpark golfers who are making great strides in the game at national level. This week we turn our attention to a considerably older member, 83-year-old Carol Evans, to honour her for the many years of service on various committees she has rendered not only to the club but to Ladies Golf Gauteng …

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Erik van Rooyen: Dream Chaser, Birdie Maker

Erik van Rooyen: Dream Chaser, Birdie Maker

ON HIS Twitter account South African golfer Erik van Rooyen describes himself as “Dream Chaser, Birdie Maker”. And the 29-year-old lived up to that mantra on Sunday in winning the Scandinavian Invitation, his maiden victory on the European Tour …

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Cara Ford hitting the right notes on the golf course

Cara Ford hitting the right notes on the golf course

AUGUST of course is Women’s Month and, fittingly, Randpark has been churning out champion female golfers by way of celebration as it were. The club is clearly a perfect breeding ground for par-busting young women who are making an impact at provincial and indeed national level …

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