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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 […]

Reading elects 2015-2016 Governing Body

Amidst the excitement of their 75th anniversary celebrations, Reading Country Club recently elected its 2015/2016 Governing Body who is now set to take this club to even greater heights. President elect Tony Lovesay, thanked the various committees, from the original founders to now, who have fought hard to ensure that members and visitors to the club […]

Junior team does Reading proud

Reading Country Club has reason to be proud of their junior golf team. These youngsters recently won the interclub championships in the Gauteng region and will now compete in the Louis Oosthuizen Interclub Nationals to take place on 28 and 29 September 2015 in Langebaan. Wishing them the very best of luck. F.l.t.r: Kyle Klopper, [...]

160 players compete in Charity Golf Day

Reading Country Club’s 8th annual Charity Golf Day, hosted by the Ladies Golf Section and held on Heritage Day (September 24) turned out to be a huge success. The extended morning field was packed to capacity with 160 players competing. The weather played along and the cold “ones” served on several of the sponsored holes, […]

Reading boasts league successes

Reading Country Club can, with good reason, boast about their successes on the golf course. Their league teams, including their caddie league team, have shown remarkable depth and determination by winning almost all Ekurhuleni league divisions in 2013/2014 and showing good form this year. Club captain Bradley Mower says this is an outstanding accomplishment considering […]