Growing junior golf at Nemato Golf Club

ALEXANDRIA Golf Club was characterised by playfulness on Sunday when Nemato Golf Club played their third monthly competition this year.

PEAKING CAPS: Playing separately at Alexandria Golf Club on Sunday, the junior and senior players of the Nemato Golf Club had an exciting competition.

There were 36 golfers taking part, including 12 juniors from their development section.

Talking about these monthly tournaments, Nemato Golf Club chairman Mzwandile Mgweba explained that they are meant to raise money for youth development purposes.

“We will be very thankful for any support from the Ndlambe community,” he said.

He extended sincere gratitude to those who are already contributing to this promising programme. “We would like to thank community members who donate with equipment, drinks and sandwiches.”

Mgweba said Nemato Golf Club has the goal of initiating golf in schools, and is committed to training young golfers without any charges.

“Nemato Golf Club has been registered as a non-profit organisation and its main focus is to introduce golf in schools by giving free lessons, as well as weekend lessons,” he said.

“At the Port Alfred driving range we teach children good attributes, assist and contribute in their welfare, and organise education opportunities like scholarships, bursaries.

Mgweba further mentioned that this was an inclusive programme of all stakeholders. “We want to involve all stakeholders such as schools, parents, municipalities, nongovernmental organisations, businesses and relevant government departments to expand this programme in communities” he said.

The results for the competition on Sunday are:

Senior Results

Best Gross: M Mbambela – 79, IPS: S Dyantyi – 42, IPS: S Nnantu – 42, IPS: S Albany – 41, IPS: M Jonas – 41, IPS: L Xali – 40,

Junior Results

Medal: 1 A Matshotyana, 2 S Ngotsha, 3 O Mbombela, 4 M Mbombela, 5 K. Mabece

 

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