JUNE 2014
Nomads creates opportunities for talented youngsters

The Nomads Golf Club of South Africa has always had the good of the game at heart. Since it was founded in 1960, it has generously supported many arms of the sport to promote golf in South Africa.
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Development players show grit at KZN Amateur

Six players with ties to development programmes in KwaZulu-Natal competed at the recent The Golfers Club KZN Amateur Championship. As the top amateur event in the province, the tournament hosted a number of the country's top players, but the development players held their own.
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SAGDB players perform well at 72 hole championship

The annual Womens Golf South Africa 72 Hole Teams Championship was held at the Mossel Bay Golf Club towards the end of May. Six of the players that competed for their respective provinces have ties to the SAGDB.
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Happiness is a new driver

The SAGDB programme in the Boland received an unexpected boost last month thanks to Dunlop and the Boland Golf Union (BGU).
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SAGDB - backed by the Defence Force

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has shown its compassionate side by inviting players from the SAGDB for a special golf clinic at the Kuils River Golf Club.
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It's about the love of the game

The SAGDB's development manager in Southern Cape, Johan Erasmus, has been with the board for over a decade. And he understands that those who do well at the game are most often those who really enjoy it.
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About the SAGDB

The South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) is a non-profit organisation with section 18A donations tax exemption status. Since its formation in 1999, the SAGDB has grown a network of coaches and officials who work across the country to develop the game in the cities and also the most remote areas. It currently operates in Boland, Border, the Eastern Province, Free State, Gauteng Central, Gauteng North, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, the Southern Cape, and Western Province.

Through its PGA-approved LTAD coaching programme, the board currently has the capacity to coach 2,500 children per week in 10 regions.

Since its inception, the SAGDB has coached over 17 000 youngsters, produced 1 senior national player and 4 players in the senior national squad, 25 senior provincial and u23 players, 108 junior provincial players, and four players in the senior national squad. Over 1 500 players have participated in junior golf tournaments and 34 of its most talented players have been invited to join prestigious and recognised High Performance Centres such as the Ernie Els & Fancourt Foundation. Six former SAGDB players have earned their tour cards on the Sunshine Tour.

The SAGDB wishes to thank the following donors and patrons for their continued financial support:
Mr. J. P. Rupert and Associates, The Remgro Group, Alfred Dunhill Links Tournament and The Dunhill Championship.

Sponsors:
The Sports Trust, Nedbank, Ethekwini Municipality, The Richer Foundation, and The Ernie Els Invitational,

Product Sponsors:
The Sports Trust, City Lodge, Taylormade, Sunshine Tour and Free to Grow.

SAGA Provincial Union Contributors:
Gauteng Central, Western Province, Boland, Mpumalanga, Southern Cape, Gauteng North, Border, Free State, KZN, Limpopo and Northern Cape.

The South African National Department of Sport and Recreation the Sunshine Tour, the R & A, the South African Golf Association, the PGA of South Africa, the Women's PGA of South Africa officially endorses the SAGDB.

For more information please contact:
Verucia Bell
Email: admin@sagolfboard.org
Tel: 021 852 8056

PATRONS & SPONSORS
RECOGNISED BY:
South African Golf Development Board
Telephone: + 27 21 852 8056 - Email: info@sagolfboard.org