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

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 […]

Night Putting – Next Friday

Hello everyone I trust you all had a great week and are looking forward to another relaxed enjoyable weekend at the club. This Sunday is our League Fundraiser. Please book your place in the pro shop. The idea is to raise funds to help towards league expenses for the year, so please tell all your […]

Our course is back, better than ever!

Hi everyone Firstly, may I say what a pleasure it was to be part of this wonderful club on Saturday! We re-opened the new 9th green with a full field and everyone played in high spirits and finished before dark. This was followed by a festive picture-taking with all our members on the 9th green. […]

New 9th Hole OPENS!

Hi everyone We are just a couple of days away from the opening of our new 9th hole and the excitement in the club is palpable! The field is full for Saturday afternoon and everyone is dying to test their skills on what promises to be a testing golf hole! The new fairway bunkers are […]