58 golfers, 9 golf courses, 7 days – Garden Route
Golfers participating in this, the sixth Golf Road Trip in the Garden Route,
had more than just a little fun by the looks of things.
SOUTHERN CAPE NEWS – Fifty eight golfers from all over the country and the world, joined in the sixth Golf Road Trip along the Garden Route, hosted recently. During the tour, nine golf courses are played in seven days.
“This an annual event I do together with the golf courses to attract more people to our destination,” explains event organiser, Mariska Nortjé.
Golf Courses played at includes Plettenberg Bay Country Club, Goose Valley, Pezula, Simola, George, Kingswood, Oubaai, Mossel Bay and Pinnacle Point.
According to Nortjé, golfers spend an entire week enjoying play at great golf courses, spending money and exploring beautiful destinations.
“These golfers travelled as far as Netherlands, Germany, USA, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, from all around the Garden Route, Eastern Cape, Bloemfontein, Klerksdorp, Katu and many other provinces. We are always very grateful for the support. The positive feedback on the quality of our courses, the friendliness of the staff and the excellent food really does the Garden Route proud,” says Nortjé.
Competitions played daily includes the longest drive, nearest to the pin, raffle prizes, daily individual players as well as daily Betterball players. Nortjé also said that a portion of the funds raised during the road trip, is contributed towards the development of underprivileged golf players amongst other charitable projects.
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