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

Members battle it out to see who knows their music!

Hello everyone. This week has been unusually hot for this time of the year and the club continues to pump. No fewer than 12 functions over the weekend kept us on our toes. This Thursday we welcome the Grace Trinity School for their golf day, with the Ekurhuleni Juniors playing here on Sunday afternoon. Next […]

Spring Party on the 2nd September!

Hello everyone. So Caster won Olympic Gold and South Africa got its best medal haul in over 90 years with 10…The 2 Manchester clubs are on top after 2 rounds and the Springboks scraped home against the Pumas. Another great sporting week. Here at Reading things remain extremely busy. Our League Fundraiser on Sunday attracted […]

Reading is busy and we are loving it!

Hi everyone. What a week in sport! Wayde van Niekerk has the entire planet excited, let alone his own countrymen! As an ex 400 metre runner myself, I could only watch in awe at the greatest performance of all time. Stunning! Usain Bolt’s 3rd 100m Olympic title was awesome and Liverpool edging Arsenal 4-3 in […]

New Golf Committee chosen

Hello everyone. Another chilly but sunny week has flown past. As I write this, I have just returned from fetching more bunker lining to complete the 16th hole bunker refurbishment. Sean is on some well-deserved leave, but the work continues unabated. The Men’s Golf Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday night and went off […]

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 [...]

Long weekend fun

Hi everyone. Thursday is Youth Day, so bring the kids down to the club for a game of golf over the long weekend and enjoy this stunning club. It’s a busy week for “Special Days” as Father’s Day is on Sunday. Moms, let your loved ones pop down to the club for a game of […]

New Governing Body elected

Hi everyone. Our ladies hold their AGM this Saturday afternoon at 13h30 for 14h00. The Club AGM was held on Wednesday evening. 69 members attended and it was a very pleasant affair. The new committee for 2016/17 was elected and is as follows: President – Kevin Gough Vice President – Graham Field Treasurer – Delville […]

A.G.M. time and lots to look forward to…

Hello everyone. We are already into June and still the cold has not really arrived. Great news for the golf course and the bowling greens. While the frost stays away, everything remains green. I trust everyone had a good weekend. To the Lions supporters, nicely done! Commiserations to our Bulls supporters. It really was a […]

Nite putting works and Winter is here…

Hello everyone Well, winter is making an entrance with morning temperatures well into the single figures this week. Despite this, the days remain balmy and warm, which is ideal for golf and bowls. We really do have our bread buttered on both sides weather-wise in Gauteng! Reading hosted a full round of Scratch League on […]

Night putting anyone?

Good morning everyone I am sure all our members are highly frustrated after the wet weekend! The rain was as unexpected as it was prolonged. We had 92mm in 24 hours, which is highly unusual for late May. The result was a completely waterlogged and flooded golf course with no golf or bowls on Sunday […]