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Golf results: Tuesday 06 June 2017 to Sunday 11 June 2017

Wednesday 07 June 2017 – Betterball Stableford: 1st: Andrew Weaver/Dean Waterston (45pts) 2nd: John Coetzee/Charles O’Brien (43pts) 3rd: Frank Booth/Barry Botha (43pts) Friday 09 June 2017 – Meat comp – Individual Stableford (9 holes): 1st: Dean Waterston (20pts) 2nd: Johan van Wyk (20pts) 3rd: Marco Fangueiro (20pts) Saturday 10 June 2017: AM – Betterball Stableford: […]

Heptagon tournament still a favourite

This Friday night is fun with another round of Trivia.  I have been assured that the quiz master has taken into account the fact that most of us need to relax at our age, instead of frazzling our brains as we did in the previous event.  The questions are going to be much easier, so […]

There’s always next year!

The District Men’s and Women’s Pairs played on Sunday 28 May 2017 did not produce any earth-shattering news for the Reading bowlers, but there is always next year. Well done to all the players who entered, played and will now put in a few extra hours of practice before the next event. Congratulations, Reading bowlers, […]

Golf results: Tuesday 30 May 2017 to Sunday 4 June 2017

Wednesday 31 May 2017 – Betterball Stableford: 1st: Willie Jacobs/Hennie Breed (42pts) 2nd: John Coetzee/Charles O’Brian (40pts) 3rd: Chris van Aardt/Archie Dolan (39pts) Friday 02 June 2017 – Meat comp – Individual Stableford (9 holes): 1st: Kobus Bakkers (22pts) 2nd: Mike Wentzel (21pts) 3rd: Archie Dolan (21pts) Saturday 03 June 2017: AM – Individual Stableford: […]

Marinus our new Club Manager

Reading Country Club recently welcomed Marinus Weiss (58) as their new club manager and couldn’t have chosen a better candidate for the position given Marinus’s vast experience in club management and extensive knowledge of the game of golf. Though he has been a resident of Alberton for many years and a member of Reading for […]

14-year old champion bowler

Gone are the days that bowls was considered a game for “old people”.  Nathan Dinning (14) made this very clear when he walked away with the Men’s Singles Open title at the Reading Bowls Championship held on the 23rd April.  And to add a cherry on the top, he managed to grab the title by […]

Meet our 2017 Champion Golfers

A hard –fought battle on the fairways at Reading Country Club on the weekend of April 8 and 9 resulted in the 39-year old Johan van Rooyen winning the Men’s Championship title and Shelley Daymond (45) walking away with the Ladies Champion trophy. In talking to the pair after the Annual Championships, it soon became […]

Couple makes history on the bowling greens

History was recently made on the bowling greens at Reading Country Club when a husband-and-wife team walked away with the Open Singles Men & Women Championship titles. Wim van Gils (73) and his wife Ursula (66) won the championships towards the end of 2016 and in doing so, became only the second married couple in […]

Reading welcomes its new chef

Victor Röttcher (37) recently joined Reading Country Club as their new Food and Beverages Manager. Victor comes from a family of caterers and worked in the hospitality industry for most of his life with the Michelangelo and Fairway Hotels on his resume. He describes Reading Club as a “traditional club, its members unbelievably friendly and [...]

Top honours for Reading yet again

Reading Country Club has yet again had the astonishing achievement of receiving two top honours at the 2015 Ekurhuleni Golf Union’s Awards Evening in November last year. Club Professional, Donovan Main (30) received the highest honour as Club Professional of the Year whilst Reading’s Food & Beverage Manager, Stuart McLaren (46) was awarded Caterer of […]