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WEEKLY NEWSLETTER- 05 MARCH 2021

                                                 

Clubmanagers Corner with Tony Louw

Good Day Members,

2021 CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS ATTRACTS A RECORD ENTRY

After two days of exciting golf and stories of shots and putts gained and lost, the leaderboards going into the final rounds of Club Championships next weekend are setup for a great contest. Well done to all the players who took part last weekend and in hot hot conditions on Sunday!

In the Men's A Division, Greg Woodbridge and Willie Olivier both shot 2-under par 70's in Round 2 on Sunday to remain T1 on 145. Bekkie van Dyk holds solo third after a superb 3-under 69 in the second round.  There is still plenty more golf to be played with two rounds in the final weekend.

Welmar O'Reilly and Paul Osborne were T1 after the opening round in the Men's B Division on Saturday. With a one shot difference on Sunday, Welmar takes the lead with 36 holes to play.

Leading the hotly contested Senior Division is Roger Elrick with 39 points and a two point lead. While Dean Elliott also has a 2 point lead in the C Division.

The Ladies Silver Division is lead by defending champion Ashleigh Mills after an opening level par 72 on Saturday. There are 36 holes to play and the Ladies Bronze & Copper divisions will start their 36 hole campaign next weekend.

To view the Club Championship Results-
CLICK HERE


DRIVING RANGE
We ask that members please take note that the Driving Range will be closed on Monday, 8 March 2021 as the Leisure moves equipment to the main club house in preparation of upgrades to the facilities.
 


MOONLIGHT MARKET
We are thrilled to be launching our very first Moonlight Market on the 26th of March and it’s said to be a highlight on the social calendar each month.

Some of the vendors you can expect to see are;
  • Leather products, bags and more from Sanga Collection
  • Urban Plantery and Pots from LoveGro
  • Macrame and creative home items by No Negative
  • Creative and bespoke pottery, linen and home décor items by Sandra Wilhelmina
  • Original and Unique clothing by ‘The Shirts’
  • Westcoast inspired Oyster Station, Bubbly, Fresh Breads and an array of delectable menu items by the Milkwood Deli,
  • Bizi Kidz will have something entertaining and interactive for the children.
  • Live entertainment throughout the evening by the Pauli Brothers will finish off the atmosphere as residents, members and guests wander through the All-new Links Club and view our unique traders and bespoke product offerings.
We will continue to highlight some of our unique vendors in our weekly newsletters leading up to our Moonlight Market as a sneak-peak each week.

Also keep a look out on our official Estate and Links Club Facebook pages and Instagram accounts for more information and to stay updated with more exciting vendors at our Moonlight Market.

 
Members Suggestion Box
In order to encourage members to bring any concerns and/or suggestions to our attention, we will on a permanent basis include the Suggestion box button below. Simply click on the button to send us your suggestion and/or concern and we will get back to you asap.
Suggestion Box

Also in the News...

  • From the Membership Desk
  • Milkwood Deli & Sunbird Restaurant
  • Members Competition
  • Member Achievement 
  • Community Corner
  • Course Talk with Jacques

From the Membership Desk with Mariska Nortje


WISHING OUR MEMBERS A HAPPY BIRTHDAY 

May this year be filled with opportunity, cheer and many joyful and prosperous moments.


6 March- Tate Eshelby, David Marcus, Ethan Smyth
7 March- Edward Fields, Gabriella Henderson, Aubrey Kahn, Kyle Klein
8 March- Allister Maltman, Lisa Schoeman, Daniel Urqhuart
11 March- Stephen Frankle, ,Jared van Wyk
12 March- Alec Freeman, Lawrence Kimble, Andrew Mc Clement,
 Pascal Schoeman, Louw Viljoen

 
NEW MEMBERS ON OUR FAIRWAYS

A warm welcome to the newest member of our Atlantic Beach Links Family

Michael Knoetze
Mark Greeff
Rory O'Grady


May you enjoy many happy memories at the Links with us.

For any referrals or objections to new memberships, please feel free to make contact with your friendly membership secretary HERE



 

CHILDRENS ART COMPETITION
We would like to further brighten up our bigger children's play area by adding pictures to the walls and what better way then to get our very own juniors to assist us in doing so.

The winner will win not only have bragging rights of their art being displayed as wall art
to our children's area but will also win a Milkwood Deli Voucher for lunch and a Milkshake of your choice as well as a voucher to Paintalicious.

Submit your drawn or painted artwork in the following Age Categories; 


5-8 Years I 9-12 Years
 OR
Drop off your artwork at the Membership office before Friday 12  March 2021 to stand a chance of having your artwork displayed.


 

Milkwood Deli I Sunbird Restaurant & Bar


SIT DOWN SERVICE AT THE SUNBIRD
Our Sunbird Restaurant is the perfect area to sit down and enjoy a family style dinner or enjoy a pizza on our deck. 
As our restaurant model focusses  on sit down service and creating an ambiance for our guests while at our all new Sunbird Restaurant, we unfortunately do not currently offer take away service.


 
BOOKING INFORMATION & OPERATING TIMES

SUNBIRD RESTAURANT & BAR - 087094 7949 OR book online HERE
Operating times
Monday- Closed
Tuesday-Saturday 12h00-21h00
Sunday- 12h00-19h30

 

Members Competitions

THURSDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2021
A tally of 41 points and Nick de Haaff & Tony Amaro (snr) are your Thursday, Betterball Stableford winnners. Nick opened with a 4 pointer birdie on 10 and Tony added a three-hole run of 3-pointers on holes 6,7 and 8 to lay the foundation of an impressive 22 points on the front nine. 
 
Runners Up: Jose Henriques & Andre Lassen 39 points
3rd: Adrian Hauck & Connell Robinson 38 points c/I
4th: Derek Francois & Keith Turton 38 points c/o
 
2-club payout: R88.00 each
 Congratulations to all the winners. 
CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR VIRTUAL PRIZE GIVING



CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP LEADERBOARDS - TOP 3:
Ladies Silver Division:
1 - Ashleigh Mills - 72
2 - Marlè O'Reilly - 82
3 - Pam Welz - 83
 
Senior Division:
1 - Roger Elrick - 39 points
2- Victor Chinn - 37 points
T3 - Colin Hodgson & Jonathan Swardt - 36 points

Men's C Division:
1 - Dean Elliott - 35 points
2 - Rob Blake - 33 points
3 - Ben van Biljon - 32 points
 
Men's B Division:
1 - Welmar O'Reilly 166 (82,84)
2 - Paul Osborne 167 (82, 85)
3 - Vanthal van Aswegan 169 (85, 84)
 
Men's A Division:
T1 - Greg Woodbridge, Willie Olivier 145 (75,70)
3 - Bekkie van Dyk 149 (80, 69)

Member Achievements


"My Best Shot of the Day"
Congratulations William Gray on your hole-in-one on 16 on Wednesday, 3 March. This is William's second ace at Atlantic Beach Links. "My first hole-in-one was on the (old) 17th in 2015 - just before the nine's were swopped, said William. 
I used a 6-iron and felt that I had hit my best shot of day. But never thought it would be in the hole. In fact I said to my playing partners Dave Gallagher and Alec Freemen that I had meant to take a 5-iron from my bag.” 

Here's to many more "Best Shots" William and we look forward to your name going up on the Honours Board.
This is the 3rd member hole-in-one at Atlantic Beach Links in 2021 - and how co-incidental that it is on the 3rd day of the 3rd month.

Course Talk with Jacques

 



 

Community Corner

 
IT'S NOT JUST GOLF, IT'S A LIFESTYLE
IF YOU WANT TO STAY ONTOP OF YOUR SOCIAL CALENDAR, BE SURE TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING DATES FOR MARCH





 
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