LGG Christmas Alliance

The LGG Christmas Alliance was held at Randpark, Bushwillow Course, today. We had a great turnout with 124 ladies taking part, after a few last minute cancellations.

This was our first and last Tournament of the year due to COVID-19, so our LGG Executive decided to make it an extra special one. The beautiful Christmas lunch was sponsored by LGG and was very much enjoyed by all.

Rules of Golf Zoom Webinar All welcome

Hi All
Please feel free to circulate this Rules of Golf Zoom webinar link to any of your unions and clubs to invite people to attend.
This seminar will touch on the basic Rules of Golf and explain Local Rules that clubs/tournaments can institute.
There is no password for this webinar, you just need to click on the link below to join in. I recommend coming online 10 minutes prior to the starting time.

RIP Alison McDonald

It is with great sadness to hear of the passing of Alison McDonald on the 10th November 2019 in Scotland. Alison was an avid supporter of Ladies Golf Gauteng. She was a member at Kyalami for many years.She was diagnosed with lung cancer a couple of years ago and was such a fighter, so positive and determined to conquer this dreadful disease. She will be sorely missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

Christmas Alliance 11th November 2019 Randpark

Our Christmas Alliance was held today at Randpark with a full field of 120 ladies taking part in the fourball alliance, 2 scores to count. The weather was perfect for golf and a great day was had by all who played.

The winners were Gayleen Gray, Anja Rohlfe, Brenda Marsden and Susan White of Kyalami on 95 points.

Runners Up were Heather Clarke, Ashley Bester, Katherine Gascoigne and Rita Du Plessis of Kyalami on 90 points.

Sunday League Finals Wanderers 3 November 2019 with Photos

The Sunday league finals today signals the end of the 2019 League Season! Congratulations to Houghton 1 who beat Modderfontein 2. They played on a bright, sunny day and everybody was in high spirits for this match. The winning Houghton team were Robin Gearing, Eileen Thornhill, Sue Vyvyanday, Denise Shapiro, Les Solomon and Terry Brookes and the Modderfontein team were Debbie Allnutt, Fiona Sparks, Peachy Swarts, Lynda Joynt, Sam Davies and Les Pohl.

Results and photos of Thursday League Semi-Finals at Killarney on 3 October 2019

Congratulations to the following teams for winning the semi-finals this morning! It was a lovely sunny morning with little wind and everyone was in high spirits.

Silver:     Royal Johannesburg & Kensington 2    beat    The River Club

              Royal Johannesburg & Kensington 1    beat    The Country Club Johannesburg 2 

Bronze:   Dainfern 1   beat    The Country Club Johannesburg 2

               Houghton    beat     Eagle Canyon

2019 Thursday and Sunday League semi-finals

Our 2019 League matches have come to an end and we want to thank all the players for the great spirit in which they played this year, and also congratulate the winners of the Thursday and Sunday leagues.

The Silver and Bronze teams will be playing at Killarney Country Club on Thursday 3 October starting on both tees from 07h08

SILVER:            Royal Johannesburg & Kensington 2   vs   The River Club

LGG CANSA Teams of Two

Our inaugural CANSA Teams of Two was held at the most beautiful golf course, Glenvista Golf and Country Club, today. The course looked absolutely amazing and the players had nothing but compliments about the course. Thanks to Edward Retief for hosting us.

WGSA Rankings as at 9th June 2019

Our Gauteng players have featured well so far this year.

In the WGSA Performance rankings, we have 7 players in the Top 20 with Symone Henriques in 1st place, Zethu Myeki in 3rd, Kaiyuree Moodley 4th, Samantha Whateley 10th, Stephanie Barbaglia 12th, Kera Healey 16th and Kim Turgut 20th.

Gauteng takes Top Three places at Limpopo Champs

The Limpopo Championships were held this weekend at Koro Creek Golf Club in Limpopo. After 54 holes, there was a three way tie for 1st place which meant a playoff was needed to decide the winner. The three players involved in the playoff were all from Gauteng. Zethu Myeki of Randpark, Samantha Whateley of The Country Club Johannesburg and Symone Henriques of Glenvista.

Gauteng 72 Hole teams announced

Team A  - Zethu Myeki (Captain), Symone Henriques and Kajal Mistry Manager Sheryl Matthews

Team B - Samantha Whateley (Captain), Stephanie Barbaglia and Eleonora Galletti Manager Sheryl Matthews

Team C -  Kera Healey (Captain), Kim Turgut and Marine Legentil Manager Brenda Shimmon

Holly Lau has a Hole in One in The Proshop Gauteng Championships

Holly Lau, aged 15, from Woodhill Country Club in Pretoria, aced the 8th Hole at The Country Club Johannesburg, Woodmead Course, on Sunday afternoon.

What an achievement, the first ever Hole in One in our Gauteng Champs.

Ladies Golf Gauteng President presented Holly with a Hole in One badge and a certificate from The Country Club Joahannesburg.

Zethu Myeki cards a 9 under 63 on Bushwillow today

Congratulations to Zethu Myeki of Randpark Golf Club on a brilliant 63 today on Bushwillow. This would have been a new course record with seven birdies and an eagle but there was placing in place, so unfortunately it cannot stand. Needless to say, her team won the LGG Christmas Alliance on 88 points. Well done to Brenda Shimmon, Judy Katz and Estelle Reynolds.

GolfRSA Team arrive back from the 3rd Youth Olympics

The GolfRSA team of Cole Stevens and Kaiyuree Moodley accompanied by manager Zethu Myeki have arrived back from the 3rd Youth Olympics but only the 2nd where golf was incorporated. Kaleigh Telfer of Bryanston Country Club was the first Gauteng and South African Junior golfer to represent South Africa in the Youth Olympics in 2014, she was just 16 years old.

2018 End of the League Season

The 2018 League Season has come to an end now that the last Sunday matches have been played. It was quite an eventful season with the torrential rain and cold we had only on league days! Thank you to all our league ladies for participating and the usual cameradery and sportmanship shown throughout the season. We are busy with the play-offs at the moment where we have the same great atmosphere.

Silver & Bronze Semi-finals at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington - 4 October 2018

The wonderful reception by RJ&K made all the players forget that it was once again "league weather"! We want to thank the staff at RJ&K for their kind reception and attention to detail, nothing was too much trouble for them. Every team received their scorecards and pin placement sheets in sealed envelopes from the lady captain, Wendy Huddy, there was complimentary coffee and biscuits and water on the tee boxes. Nothing was left to chance - thank you RJ&K!

New Handicap system

I think everyone is battling to comprehend how this works. I have attached two documents which you can download for easy reference but don't print as a huge document.

The HNA Apps on the phones have been updated, you might have to restart the app to get the updates. There is a very easy to use calculator which I have used to get the info below.

Sanlam Cancer Challenge Regional Finals at Krugersdorp Golf Club

Our Sanlam Cancer Challenge regional finals took place this morning at Krugersdorp Golf Club. It was a bitterly cold morning but the ladies came out in full force with smiling faces to take on the challenge. Sadly seven ladies from three clubs were "No Shows"

The players found the greens to be very tricky and the weather warmed up a bit and a good day was had by all.

Fearless Floyd banks breakthrough at Silver Lakes

Gauteng North Women’s Open champion Kiera Floyd receives the trophy from Silver Lakes Country Club Ladies Captain, Chantal le Roux; credit GolfRSA.

2 July 2018 – Ekurhuleni teen Kiera Floyd validated the value of international experience when she banked her first provincial title with a runaway victory in the Gauteng North Women’s Open on Monday.

Superior Son seals Nomads SA Girls double

 ORKNEY, 26 June 2018 – Pint-sized Woo-Ju Son showed the grit, determination and endless talent of a future world-beater as she held her nerve brilliantly down the stretch to go wire-to-wire for a second successive time in the Nomads SA Girls Championship on Tuesday.
Son closed with a one-under 71 to triumph on five-under-par 71 at Orkney Golf Club.

Gauteng's teams for 72 Holes announced today

Gauteng's President, Sheryl Matthews announced our teams for 72 Holes to be held at Waterkloof Golf Club from the 21st to 23rd May.

The A Team will be: Kaleigh Telfer, Kajal Mistry (Captain) and Woo Ju Son.

The B Team will be: Zethu Myeki (Captain), Kaiyuree Moodley and Symone Henriques

The C Team will be: Samantha Whateley, Eleonora Galletti and Lynette Fourie (Captain)

1st Reserve is Cara Ford

2nd Reserve is Kera Healey

Lindi Coetzee wins Gauteng champs in playoff

Our Gauteng A Division champs were played over two days at RJ&K with the players playing 36 holes yesterday and 18 holes today. They played the West coast on Sunday morning and the East course on Sunday afternoon and Monday morning. The tournament was always going to be fiercely contested with South Africa's top golfers in contention and they certainly didn't dissappoint.