APRIL 2010
Fish River Success for Dylan
The annual Fish River Challenge is one of the most anticipated junior golf tournaments on the South African calendar. The event brings together the best u/12 and u/14 players from Western Province, Boland, Southern Cape, Eastern Province, Border and the Free State for three days of top competition.
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Mixed fortunes for SAGDB players at Fish River
Eleven players from the SA Golf Development Board (SAGDB) competed in the recent inter-provincial Fish River Challenge. The event, which took place over three days at the Gary Player-designed Fish River Sun Golf Course, was contested between teams from Western Province, Boland, Border, Eastern Province, Free State and Southern Cape.
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The Prince's Grant Dozen - A powerful investment in golf development
Six years ago Prince's Grant Country Club expressed an interest in offering support to golf development in Kwazulu-Natal. They approached Joseph Kunene, the South African Golf Development Board's development manager for KZN, for ideas.
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Defeat has never tasted sweeter
"They say victory tastes sweet, but for us, defeat tasted even sweeter," said Calvin Coelho of Kwazulu Natal, who captained a team of nine SA Golf Development Board (SAGDB) players in a first ever international Junior Invitational held at Houghton Golf Club in March.
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Top Seniors host golf clinic at 2010 Berenberg Bank Masters
Ahead of the European Senior Tour's Berenberg Bank Masters at The Links at Fancourt, senior golf professionals shared their knowledge, skills and love of the game with a group of SA Golf Development Board learners at a golf clinic on Wednesday, 24 March 2010.
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About the SAGDB

Founded in 1999, the SA Golf Development Board (SAGDB) is the only body officially tasked with growing the game of golf in South Africa. The SAGDB is a non-profit organisation (with section 18A donations tax exemption status) and is fully endorsed by government and all of South Africa's official golfing bodies. Through its PGA-approved coaching programme, the board currently has the capacity to coach 3,500 children per week in ten regions. The SAGDB is sponsored by SAA, City Lodge, the Pro Shop and ProRange.

For more information please contact:
Patrick Cairns
PR Consultant
South African Golf Development Board
Cell: 083 258 4219

South African Golf Development Board
Telephone: + 27 21 852 8056 - Email: info@sagolfboard.org