January arrived and so too did the members of Margate Country Club.
Besides bad weather, the Club 100 played their last game for 2019 and visitor Lucas Potgieter won the individual point scoring format with 38 points. Second place went to Flip Fourie on 35 points.
The Wobblers got into the swing of things for 2020, playing an alliance with two scores to count. Alan Davies, Hugh Ivan and Peter Hunter were victorious with 79 points, while Piet Pretorius, Freddie Boshoff and Hans Dallinger secured second place on 78 points.
Heavy rains the following day ensured the pro shop’s competition day was cancelled, but strong sunshine the following day saw a good turnout for the Business Day competition.
The format was an alliance with two scores to count and won by Hennie van der Berg, Piet Fourie, Jaco van der Wal and Heber de Beer with 90 points. The team of Sydney Shingange, Jane Davies, Lexley Lewis and Connie McArthur came second on 86 points, on a count out.
A further count out on 86 points saw Carlos Pereira, Chris Redelinghuys, Mike Lee and Rob Weyer secure third place. Nearest to the pin on the fourth hole went to Carlos Pereira and Heber de Beer on the 11th.
The Saturday club competition was played in a betterball stableford format and was won by Gary Smith and Arthur Ehlert (pictured) with a mere 41 points.
Frik van Zyl and Johann van Niekerk secured second place with 40 points on a count out. Nearest the pins on the second and 16th went to Gary Smith and Ernie Janse respectively.
Friday Night Dinner Menu: Carvery style roast pork grilled on bed of apple layers, gravy, 2 vegetables in season and rice/mash potato with ice cream and chocolate sauce at R130 per person (10% discount for members when paying with their club card).
*Grilled chicken will be available for non-pork eaters (please book this choice in advance).
Served from 18h00 to 19h30. Bookings essential: 039 312 0571 or 087 094 4146.