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Golf results: Tuesday October 2, 2018 to Sunday October 7, 2018

Wednesday 03 October 2018 – Betterball Stableford: 1st: Kyle Klopper/Barry Lazenby (44pts) 2nd: Tony Ellis/Matt Prohz (43pts) Friday 05 October 2018: No comp: Saturday 06 October 2018: AM – Individual Stableford: 1st: Jay Pillay (38pts) 2nd: Andy Ioannou (34pts) 3rd: Shelley Daymond (34pts) Saturday 06 October 2018: PM – Monthly Medal: A-Division (0-9): 1st: Abri […]

Honorary Membership for Santie

Congratulations to Santie Balios on being awarded Honorary Membership for all her bowling achievements and the many accolades she has brought to our club. A member of Reading for over 21 years, Santie was the District Woman’s Open Singles Champion of Champions in 2002/2003, Senior Women’s Masters winner in 2009/2010, District Senior Women’s Singles winner […]

Golf Results: Tuesday 25 September 2018 to Sunday 30 September 2018

Wednesday 26 September 2018 – Betterball Stableford: 1st: Frank Booth/Yaya Makda (44pts) 2nd: Hennie Breed/Willie Jacobs (43pts) 3rd: Neels Papenfus/Louie de Villiers (42pts) Friday 28 September 2018: Meat comp – Individual Stableford over 9 holes:1st: 1st: Stephen Holder (22pts) 2nd: Chris van Aardt (20pts) 3rd: Miro Bosnijak (20pts) Saturday 29 September 2018: AM – 4-ball […]

Spring treatment on the cards

Bowls is a challenge at present with so much new growth already visible, in spite of the fact that the rain is still playing hide and seek. If you don’t remember to push that little bit harder, you will be one or two meters short. Spring treatment is still on the cards for our top […]

Golf Results: Tuesday 11 September 2018 to Sunday 16 September 2018

Wednesday 12 September 2018 – Betterball Stableford: 1st: Charlton Tait/Keegan van Jaarsveld (47pts) 2nd: John Hughes/Ian Fairlie (45pts) 3rd: Charles O’Brien/Johan van Wyk (43pts) Friday 14 September: Meat comp – Individual Stableford over 9 holes: 1st: Oliver Michelak (22pts) 2nd: Abe Mzizi (19pts) 3rd: Ron Pillay (18pts) Saturday 15 September 2018: AM – Even comb […]

Bowlers will celebrate Heritage Day

The weekend is just a few days away and straight after it, Monday 24th September is Heritage Day. Reading bowls section is having a Family Fun Day commencing at 9.00 a.m. Remember to bring sunscreen and hats, and also ensure that you and your family stay hydrated. It’s going to be hot. This is the […]

Reading golf gets an extra boost

Their aim is to get South Africans as active as possible through making all forms of sport as accessible and affordable as possible. So says Steven Malan, sport leader at the Decathlon Megastore in Alberton. The store recently joined forces with Reading Country Club whereby they became the main sponsor of the monthly Mixed Open […]

A Reading man in heart and soul

Born and bred Albertonian, Mark Peterson (50) was recently elected President of the Reading Country Club Governing Body, an honor and privilege he says he doesn’t take lightly. “I regard our club as one of the most prestigious in the region, it’s built on a solid foundation of excellent governance and I will strive to […]

Meet our 2018 golf champions

Reading Country Club’s annual golf championships held recently, saw lady captain Shelley Daymond successfully defending her title, whilst 21-year-old Hein Dreyer emerged as the new men’s champion. For both, the victories didn’t come easily. “We had a very strong field this year,” says Shelley, currently playing off an 11-handicap. “The level of golf that our […]

80-year old hits the perfect shot!

A little bit of history was made at Reading Country Club recently when senior player, David Ford (80), made his first ever hole-in-one after playing golf for just over half a century. “That goes to show, never give up hope,” said David laughingly during an interview where he relayed the moment he realized he achieved […]