Rikus Nel wins fifth championship in a row

Club captain, George Jenkins with the winner, Rikus Nel.

On Saturday March 11, the NTT Toyota Barberton 2017 Club Championship was held at Barberton Golf Club over 36 holes.

The day started with the first tee-offs at 06:30 on a picture-perfect day.

At the end of the day, when all the score were in and tallied, there was great anticipation to hear from George Jenkins, the new club captain for 2017, who this year’s club champion was.

For the fifth year in a row, Rikus Nel won on 149 gross points. The runner-up was Dumis Gama on 155, folowed by Michael Nkosi on 158.

Net winners were on a three-way


1 Thulani Ntobelo on 145

2 Riaan Klaver on 147

3 Etienne Herbst on 147

• AM gross: David Chichwana on 76

• AM nett: Ronald Ncube on 72

• PM gross: Hannes Boshoff jnr on 77

• PM nett: Johnny Jacobz on 71

• Closest to the pin on 9 and 18: Dumis Gama

• Closest to the pin on three and 12:

Duwies Duvenage

• Longest drive: David Chichwanha.

Barberton Golf Club and the committee

would like to thank NTT Toyota for once again

stepping up to the plate and sponsoring this

great day.

Margaret Blount

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