JUNE 2010
Bolanders making the most of great opportunities
South African Golf Development Board graduates Cedric Rooi and Jacquin Hess were given a unique opportunity to fly the flag for South Africa at the 13th Golf World University Championships in Málaga, Spain during June.
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Ramkisoon maps out a strong future
She may only have been playing golf for four years, but Kwazulu-Natal golfer Monique Ramkisoon already has a great future mapped out.
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European Seniors support Southern Cape youngsters
Players from the European Seniors Tour have added their support to the SA Golf Development Board programme in the Southern Cape. An initiative led by well-known South African professional John Bland and his wife Sonja has collected clubs and clothes from tour players and donated them to the youngsters in the region.
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SAGDB players shine in Southern Cape
The top players from the SA Golf Development Board (SAGDB) programme in the Southern Cape gave a strong showing of their ability at the recent Southern Cape Junior Golf Foundation event at Riversdal. SAGDB players won four of the nine prizes on the day.
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Players excel for KZN President's Team
Four SA Golf Development Board (SAGDB) players have taken the chance offered to them by selection to the KZN President's Team to prove their potential as future stars. 16-year old Sanele Khoza from Newcastle, 15-year old Siyanda Mwandla from Umhlali, 16-year old Kwanele Mkhoma from Port Shepstone and 17-year old Sphelele Mbokazi from Umhlali have all been part of an impressive performance from the 8-player team in the KZN Central Scratch League.
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Two former SAGDB players selected for SA Universities
Cedric Rooi and Jacquin Hess are two of the SA Golf Development Board's (SAGDB's) top flag bearers. The two players from Boland have continued to perform admirably since their graduation from the national coaching programme a few years ago and have now been rewarded with selection to the six-player South African Universities team.
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Adam stamps his mark in Eastern Province
The Eastern Cape region is often hailed as the centre of sports development in South Africa, due to its rich sporting history and a sports-mad population.
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Learning curve for Keelan at Triangular
One of the SA Golf Development Board's brightest young talents in the Boland, Keelan Africa, is having to learn quickly about competing at a higher level. The 14-year old from Worcester recently competed for his province in the u/16 triangular inter-provincial at Riverside Golf Club that also included teams from Western Province and the Southern Cape.
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SAGDB trio chips off their old blocks
There is an age-old adage about apples that don't fall far from the tree, and in the case of the SA Golf Development Board's (SAGDB's) Chandre and Keenon Roberts and Winston Booysen this old saying certainly proves to be true.
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About the SAGDB

The SAGDB is a non-profit organisation (with section 18A donations tax exemption status). Through its PGA-approved coaching programme, the board currently has the capacity to coach 1,500 children per week in nine areas. The SAGDB is sponsored by SAA, City Lodge 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