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WEEKLY NEWSLETTER- 01 APRIL 2021

                                                 

Clubmanagers Corner with Tony Louw

Good Day Members,

We have over the past few months received a number of reports from members, residents and visitors indicating that during play there is a lot of unnecessary chattering going on which in some instances could be considered provocative and contrary to the encouragement of good camaraderie within the club.
Whether related or not, we have also receiving reports that some golfers are wasting time on the course holding up others, while chatting amongst themselves.

In an effort to curb both of these issues,  management has concluded an agreement with
Lectures Telecoms who build and supply tracking/ intercom devices. Not only do these devices track players movement in real time, but are also equipped with a micro-intercom which allows management to dial in and listen in on, as well as record conversations between players.

The agreement concluded with Lectures Telecoms allows us to commence with the issuing of one of these devices to each four-ball starting 1 April 2021 and should the initiative be successful, we may consider in the future providing a device to each player.
We trust that our members will see the necessity for such an initiative and in the spirit of good comradeship, will embrace this initiative wholeheartedly.
Should you have any questions relating to this initiative please send an email to clubmanager@atlanticbeachlinks.com  or click here for more information.

AUTUMN GOLF OPERATING TIMES
April 2021
Monday Closed unless a Public Holiday
Tuesday- Sunday
07H30-13H30 for 18 Holes
13H40-16H00 for 9 Holes- Proshop Closes at 18H00
 
May- August 2021
Monday Closed unless a Public Holiday
Tuesday- Sunday
08H00-13H00 for 18 Holes approaching
13H10-16H00 for 9 Holes- Proshop Closes at 18H00
 
Driving Range Times
Monday- 08H00-(16H00 Last Bucket)
Tuesday-Sunday -08H00-(17H00 Last Bucket)
Members Suggestion Box
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Also in the News...

  • From the Membership Desk
  • Members Competition
  • Member Achievement 
  • Talking Shop
  • Community Corner

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.


3 April- Rihan Landman, Brent Maron, Raymond Porter
4 April- Inge Barker, Cynthia Lassen
5 April- Michael Swart
6 April- Lindsay Kaiser, Adam Henderson, Michael Doo, Daniel Russel
7 April- Gideon Mocke, Joanne MullerKarina Netherlands, Asha Singhania, Karl Smit, Jeanette Turton
8 April- Mark Brodovcky, Mark Button, Lucienne Fild, Rachel Greig, Glynis Moraal, Donovan Spence
9 April- Ticino Lorenzen, Bekkie van Dyk, Marquard Wenlock
WE ARE ON STRAVA!

We invite all our residents and members of the estate to join the Atlantic Beach Estate Rise & Run with Run/ Walk for Life Community Club on the Strava App.
 
With various trail options to choose from, anyone
can enjoy the weekly walk/ runs albeit the avid runner or residents enjoying the 6km or 7.5km trail
or members merely choosing to take a walk with the family and fur friends on our picturesque estate along the 4km trail.
 
The weekly Rise & Run also boasts with a reward program whereby members
receive a complimentary coffee at the Milkwood Deli when redeeming
their reward card after completing their 10th Rise & Run/ Sunset Cycle
social sporting get together.

IMPORTANT NOTICE
We have received word from our ERT  personnel that the easter bunny has been spotted in the proximity of
the club house. He is said to be hiding some easter eggs for those joining us on Friday, 2 April for the Rabbit Run starting at 8am.

Ert have released a map of his whereabouts and we ask that our Rabbit Run/ Walkers please keep a look out for his hidden eggs- In proud partnership with
Pam Golding 

Milkwood Deli I Sunbird Restaurant

CELEBRATE FAMILY DAY AT THE MILKWOOD DELI- MONDAY 5 APRIL

The Milkwood Deli will be open on Monday, 5 April 2021 for service on Family day. What better way to celebrate Family day than with a one of our all new delectable ice cream options

Members Competitions

THURSDAY 25 MARCH
A tight finish with two fourballs tied on 97 points. Banking 49 points on each nine, Congratulations go to Michael Winterton, Ian McInnes, Gideon Hitchcock & Clinton Kinnear. 
RunnersUp: Candice Woodbridge, Sonya Behrens, Sharon Watkins & Lynette Usher - 97 points c/o
3rd: Teddy Webber, Flip Niemandt,  Weyers Janse van Rensburg - 96 points
2-club payout:  R57.00 each
 
Well played everyone, another stunning day on the fairways. 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR VIRTUAL PRIZE GIVING


SATURDAY 27 MARCH
Opening with a superb 25 points - which included 4-pointer birdies by Dewald Niemandt on 6 and Mark Baggott on 9, they finished with 44 points to win Saturday's Betterball Stableford competition. 
Runners Up: Waldo van Zyl & Keith Norscia - 43 points c/i
3rd: Herman Rheeder & Aubrey Kahn - 43 points c/o
4th: Nigel Pillay & Andrew Doubell - 43 points c/o
 
2-club payout: R61.00 each
 
 Congratulations to all the winners. 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR VIRTUAL PRIZE GIVING

 

Member Achievements

TOP 2 AT THE WP PREMIER AMATEUR TOUR STRAND OPEN

Congratulations to Willie Olivier on winning the WP Premier Amateur Tour Strand Open on Sunday.  An outstanding round of 68, including 5 birdies and a solitary bogey on the difficult 6th hole by our 2021 Club Champion and A2B Golf member was enough for Willie to claim victory by one shot over club mate Louise le Grange
Louis Le Grange put in a great challenge and signed for a 69 to secure T2 alongside Riaan Lewis.  
Junior member Mitch Phigeland posted for a 77 together with Matthew Lotz and young thirteen-year-old Tristan Boise finish one shot back on 78.
Also flying the Atlantic Beach Links flag at the season opening event were Petrus Kleinbooi, Jamie Senekal and Craig Louw.                                                                                                                                                       
 
Willie and Louis are off to a great start, taking the number one and two positions on the PAT ranking after the first event of the 2021 season, where no fewer than 11 events are scheduled. 





CLOSE FINISH AT KATBERG CHALLENGE



The Katberg Eco Golf Estate hosted the 2021 Katberg Challenge - u13 and u15 Interprovincial.   
 
We are very proud of junior member Tristan Boise who was selected to the Western Province u15 team to take on Border, Free State,Eastern Province and North West.  

The u/15s started off strongly and held on for a comfortable victory, despite a final 9 hole wobble, which allowed the team from North West to gain some ground.

Competing above their age, five of the six members of the u/15 team are just are 13 years old, including Tristan.   
The u13’s also won to ensure a double win for Western Province Golf.




LOOKOUT, OUR WOMEN'S GOLD LEAGUE ARE TAKING THE FAIRWAYS IN THEIR NEW LEAGUE KIT
Look out, our Women’s Gold league team are taking to the fairways in their new league kit.  
Our sincere appreciation to Emarie Campbell and Pam Golding Properties - Western Seaboard and Pam Golding Property Management Services and Mike Morey for their generous clothing and apparel sponsorship for all our League teams.  
 Proudly receiving the league shirts from Mandy Oschman  (Pam Golding Properties - Western Seaboard) were Lady Captain Pam Welz and  Vice Captain Ali Demery.
We are thrilled to have four teams in action this year in the WP leagues.  Women’s Gold who play monthly games over ten rounds, the Masters team, Harry Solomon and finally the Premier Reserve team. 


 

Talking Shop with Robbie


BE SURE TO FIT IT INTO YOURSCHEDULE 
ON WEDNESDAY,
IT WAS TAILORMADE FOR YOU!


Come join us on Wednesday, the 7th of April for a Taylormade fitting experience.

This is your opportunity to test all the latest Taylormade products.

To confirm your booking, simply click on 
Taylormade Fitting Experience  and follow the on screen steps.

For any further queries feel free to contact the Pro Shop or e-mail Robbie at
atlantic@globalgolf.co.za
 




THE MASTERS 2021- YOU COULD WIN!


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