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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 […]

Reading golfers victorious in the 947 Cycle Challenge

So proud of Reading golfers who have put their bodies on the line to compete in the gruelling 947 Cycle Challenge on Sunday 19 November 2017 to raise funds or Stepping Stone Hospice. And a special word of encouragement to Chantel Hyman who took a nasty fall some 70km into the race and despite her […]

Hobo Day 2017

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Meet Reading’s newest PGA Professional

For the 28-year old Gavin Frazer, becoming a PGA (Professional Golfers Association) Professional, is a dream come true and proof that hard work and dedication to your profession always pays off. Gavin, who did his apprenticeship at Reading Country Club working as a PGA apprentice in their pro-shop, received his diploma at the PGA Awards […]

From the Manager: Joker Jackpot now at R8500

Dear Members, This Friday, the 1st of September, is not only officially Spring Day, but we will also be holding our Joker Jackpot Draw at 7pm. The Jackpot should be in the region of R8,500-00. The Modderfontein Draw was won last week with a lucky member winning R82,000-00 and the Port Elizabeth one will reach […]

Lady golfers sponsor SPCA

 

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 […]