Doing it for cancer
THE annual Sanlam Cancer Challenge was held in support of the fight against all forms of cancer and the field of 61 golfers from Queenstown participated in a well run day.
The competition is held in various different handicap divisions to enable more winners to have a chance to go through to the regional and national competitions. The A division was won by Mike Edkins with a good 38 points ahead of Colin Hartley (37) and Andre Smith (37). The B division went to Riaan Coetzer (42) in front of Brent Smit (37) and Keith Wood (36). Players in the C division were led home by Tim Brittian (30) and Wayne Goldschmidt. The lady golfers also had three divisions and Elaine Walker (30) was the leader in the A division ahead of Michelle Mitchell (30) and Ana Taggart (27). The B division for the ladies was trumped by Sanet Pieterse on a well played 36 points in front of Marelize Bekker on 30 points. Michelle Thompson got her maiden victory in the C division.
Only four twoclubs were recorded on Saturday with Siya Mdingi 5th, Jared Scharneck 8th and Brent Smit getting two on the 11th and 12th holes. This weekend will see a betterball Stableford competition played.
The Kwedinis came back from a successful tour to the Natal South Coast and Cor Oosthuizen was “Top Gun”. At the wrong end of the leaderboard, Jared de Bruyn and Morne Roodt ensured that the steaks were done medium rare.