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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 […]

Congratulations to our Club Champions

Awaiting our new manager. Greetings Members, The Knockout lists are on the board in the bar or you can contact the pro shop on (011 907 3666) to put your names down. Congratulations to our Club Champs: Club Champ Johan Van Rooyen Senior Champ Dave Lowery Ladies Champ Shelley Daymond You all made us proud. […]

Message from the Club President

Greetings Reading, You will all no doubt be aware that Dave Smith has left Reading to pursue a new challenge in Cape Town. We wish him all the best, he will surely be missed. Having joined the small band of club managers who have moved on of their own accord we wish him the best […]

Trivia fun and another busy week

Hello everyone It has been quite a week once again! The club has been super busy and the weather superb! Last Friday saw our biggest turnout for trivia ever, with well over 100 entrants fighting it out for overall honours. Quizmaster Stuart had us all scratching our heads with some real “stinkers”, but overall it […]

Farewell party for David and lots more!

Hello Everyone, So the first long weekend in the March/April silly season has come and gone. The club was pumping and everyone took the opportunity to enjoy the club and its facilities. The bowlers and lady golfers both had braais on Tuesday and the festive atmosphere was wonderful. There are a number of long weekends […]

Lots of parties approaching!!!

Hi Everyone, Weather-wise, we are getting back to normal, with not much rain in the past week. The course has dried out considerably and is looking stunning. The compliments have been numerous from members and visitors alike. A word of congratulations to Sean and his staff for their efforts during a trying period. While on […]

Rain, farewell to Errol Buys and adieu David

Hello everyone. What a week of rain we have had! The cloudburst on Thursday caused severe flooding all over Alberton and we were literally 1cm away from having the clubhouse flooded. The water was lapping over the top step at the main entrance to the clubhouse! Club Champs had to be called off due to […]

Club champs rained out…

Hello everyone Wow! What a week of rain we have had! As I write this on Friday morning, the course is still closed to carts and the rain is bucketing down. Sean and his team worked feverishly to get everything pristine before Club Champs but lost the battle yesterday afternoon when we had a cloudburst […]