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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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A Randpark Golfing Gem

A Randpark Golfing Gem

SHE’s No 3 in the Women’s Golf SA rankings, she has an amazing record of being in the top 10 in 12 of her last 13 starts in national tournaments, she won this year’s Free State Open by blitzing Schoeman Park with rounds of 67, 69 and 73, and – to top all of this – in the All-Africa Championships held at the Enkonyeni Lodge Bushveld course in Eswatini a few months back, she finished No1 in the continent’s individual standings (her 54-hole aggregate of 218 included a course record 68) in helping South Africa win gold …

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More old magic from Langer

More old magic from Langer

LET’S get this straight from the start: The golfers on the senior tours for the over-50s in America and Europe are not a bunch of geriatrics hacking the ball around. Golf lends itself to longevity and a player of 50 can still be extremely competitive. Yes, you may lose …

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Kevin du Preez: A Real Servant of Randpark

Kevin du Preez: A Real Servant of Randpark

RANDPARK club captain Kevin du Preez, whose two-year term of office ends in September, says one of the main reasons he’s been in the job is because he’s very much a people’s person. He enjoys people and they enjoy him, as the many members and staff who interact with him will testify …

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