Archive for the ‘What’s new at Reading…’ Category

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 […]

Lots of rain and lots happening!

Hello everyone, What a week of rain we are having. Tropical storm Dineo has certainly had an effect on the club since Monday with huge amounts of rain. We are hopeful that it will start to clear as you read this and all will be clear by the weekend. (Please don’t quote me on this […]

Farewell to a special man and Club Champs approach

Hello everyone, The club suffered a great loss last week with the passing our longest standing member, Allan Sher. He died peacefully on Thursday morning at home. The funeral on Friday was dignified and befitting of the man himself. Allan was an inspiration to many people and touched all who met him. His love for […]

Viva Las Vegas and it’s BOLF time!

Hello everyone This coming week is Valentine’s Day. We wish all our lovebirds a happy and romantic day. This Saturday, a number of our members are once again holding a live show with a delicious meal included. The theme is Viva Las Vegas and it will be a foot stomping treat! If you want tickets, […]

Welcome to February!

Hello everyone! Well, February is here and the year is now well and truly underway. We had a very entertaining evening last Friday with the Barn Dance. Thanks to everyone who came along. There was some serious talent on display and great fun was had by all. The next club evening is poker! This is […]

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 […]

2017 here we come!

Hello everyone and welcome back to a new year! I trust you all had a blessed festive season/holiday break and are back and recharged for 2017! Sean and his team are just finishing the summer treatment of the greens as I write this. Verti-cutting, over-seeding and sanding of the greens along with good fertilization will […]

Final Update for 2016

Hello everyone It is with a sense of amazement that I write the last newsletter of 2016…Where did this year go!? Reading has been so busy and we have had a great year all told. Golf rounds are heading for a new record high in recent times and the finances are just fine. We owe […]

Year End Party is HERE!

Hello everyone Ok, first things first! This Friday is party time! The year is drawing to a close, exams for kids and students are over and holiday fever is kicking in. We have a great deal to be grateful for with Reading in “good health” on all levels! Please join us for a celebration of […]