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Ladies of golf making a difference

The Reading Ladies Golf Section held its 11th Annual Charity Golf Day on Wednesday, 9 August 2017, at Reading Country Club, with the day breaking all their previous fundraising records. One hundred and forty golfers competed on the day, with a Betterball Stableford as the competition format. The father-and-son combination of Joe and James Johnston […]

Super proud of our girls!

Mostly great news all round, this past week.  Santie Balios has once again been selected to play in the District Senior Masters.  Added to that is the fact that the formidable trips team of Santie Balios, Wendy Fahrenhorst and Ursula van Gils are through to the semi-finals of the District Ladies Trips.  Congratulations and the […]

Golf results: Tuesday 08 August 2017 to Sunday 13 August 2017

Wednesday 09 August 2017 – Ladies Charity Day – Betterball Stableford: 1st: James Johnston/Joe Johnston (48pts) 2nd: Esme Engelbrecht/Wilanda Snyman (46pts) Friday 11 August 2017 – Meat Comp: Individual Stableford 9 holes: 1st: Alistair Reid (19pts) 2nd: Kobus Ferreira (19pts) 3rd: Martie Snyman (19pts) Saturday 12 August: AM – Betterball Stableford: 1st: Gert Myburgh jnr/Gert […]

Golf results: Tuesday 18 July 2017 to Sunday 23 July 2017

Wednesday 19 July 2017 – 4-ball alliance 2 to count: 1st: Chris van Aardt/Yaya Makda/Brian Josselsohn/Ian Josselsohn (95pts) 2nd: Barry Bothma/Brian Johnston/Tyler Johnston/Mauritus Crouse (89pts) 3rd: Glen le Sueur/Frank Booth/Barry Botha/Les Pepper (88pts) Friday 21 July 2017 – Meat Comp: Individual Stableford 9 holes: 1st: Anton Bosjnak (20pts) 2nd: Dillon Belstead (20pts) 3rd: Charles O’Brien […]

Reading to host Gauteng Open Mens Pairs and Ladies Singles

Sunday, 18th June 2017 saw the Bowls A.G.M. A huge bouquet must go to Reading’s Executive Committee who were present in full force, all so smartly dressed and lending an aura of dignity and confidence to the proceedings. Congratulations to all the new members to the bowls committee, particularly our new Chairman, Johnnie Westerveld, and […]

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Johnny the new Bowls Chairperson

Congratulations to Johnny Westerveld who was elected as the new Bowls Chairperson on Sunday 18 June 2017. May you and the rest of the new bowls committee continue to take the bowling section to higher levels. To the outgoing chairperson, Bruce Milne, thanks for all your efforts during the last eight years.

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 […]