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April 100 Club Draw – Friday 26th April 6pm

Course News

Well that was an interesting few days! Over 450mls fell in just over 48 hours from Sunday evening till Tuesday evening and we are all feeling quite damp! Some incredible photos have been doing the rounds but the good news is that the course has coped well, it is draining beautifully. The dams are full. Luckily no major damage has occurred and the tidying up shouldn’t take too long.


Approx 40 Hadedas enjoying the sunshine after the rain had stopped on Wednesday
 A few wild strelitzias trees came down in the car park. Sadly some Southbroomers lost their boundary walls and many reported water just pounding through their properties and homes. The rain was just incredible. It just kept on pouring down.

The lower Margate town flooded again down near the Sasol Garage, but the cleanup is well under way.
Sunny skies are on the cards for the weekend and the preparations for Margate Bike week are all systems go, starting tomorrow Friday the 26th.

Road water flowing across the 7th green filling the 8th dam Dam  flowing on Hole No 2

Boundary wall down in Francis street
Southbroom Main Beach will come back, as it always does, but it is quite a sight to see it all washed away at the moment. There is a village drive to help clear the beaches and tidal pool of the debris collected. Thanks to our Ratepayers Committee and Water Committee for their tireless work around the village for sorting out sink holes, alerting homeowners of problems, checking on the water reservoirs etc, etc. The Southbroom News UpdatesFacebook Page is a great way of communicating problem areas and warnings.

Sundowners on the grass

An sweet start to Easter

Luckily  the Easter weekend had started with fabulous weather on Friday. Thanks To Trevor and Yolande  of Southbroom Supermarket for their delicious hot cross bun sponsorship for all the winners in the Good Friday Alliance Comp!
Saturday Open Allliance was  well supported and the evening in the clubhouse was totally full. The Alchins 21st was happening in Mulligans and the Southbroom Legends were entertaining a packed clubhouse. It was great! The dinner was pronounced superb, the dance floor was full and all enjoyed the evening. Thanks again to our extra special Southbroom Legends: Band Mel, Richard, Des and Deon! Together with guest artist acts from Tom Jones, Bob Dylan, Malcolm & Joy – you guys rock!

Fun with the Legends on Easter Saturday

Feeling hungry?


Lunch on Sunday 28th April R95 p/p

Pea & Ham Soup
Roast Beef with Yorkshire pudding, rice, roast potatoes, vegetables and a red win jus

Fixture list

The Score Card

Wednesday 17th April
Ladies BB Stableford

1st – Sharon Turnbull Jackson & Carol Lamb 39 pts
T2 – Lorraine Cook & Jean Corfe 39 pts
T2 – Della Kempthorne & Lee Mutch 39 pts

Men’s BB Stableford

1st – Andre Steyn & Craig Treherne 44 pts
2nd – Heinz Seiser & Steve Wells 43 pts
T3 – Geoff Skelton & Nic Sproule 42 pts
T3 – John Fox & Derek James 42 pts

Friday 19th April
Easter Alliance

1st – Kevin Murray, Nic Van Deventer & AB Cronje 91 pts
2nd – Hans & Gjertrud Kok, Dave & Solange Fox 87 pts
3rd – Dave Page, Bob Carmichael, Christer Solgevik & Guy Yeadon 85 pts

Saturday 20th April
Open Alliance

1st – Ken Crawford, John Lison, Arthur Lee & Malcolm Moorley 89 pts
2nd – Clark Bremmer, Matt Campbell, Malcolm Bemmer & Ghost 88 pts
T3 – Malcolm Greenland, Gary Purtell, Rory O’Donnell & Colin Mckay 87 pts
T3 – Anton & Louise Leal, Dave & Solange Fox 87 pts

Wednesday 24 April
Comp Cancelled

Simplify your short game
Reap the rewards of great wedge play
Over the past three weeks, we have discussed the importance of great distance control in your wedge game and how it can help you lower your scores, improve your skills and get more from your golf.
Create a wedge chart.
There are many advantages:
– Greater distance control
– Improved accuracy
– Better shot execution under pressure
– Added confidence from a variety of distances
– Less technical swing thoughts
– Better game management.
Armed with your wedge chart and your favourite distance with your favourite wedge, you’ll know where to lay-up if you can’t get to the green with your approach. That’s better game management. Every golfer, whatever their handicap, should have a wedge chart.
Fill your wedge chart
To gauge a distance for each of your swings for each wedge can be difficult without assistance. So why not book a session with us. Let’s complete your wedge chart and at the same time, we can look over your three swings. Maybe there are other improvements.
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Better ball striking
You know you want it.
Too many golfers make poor contact with the ball with their irons because the low point of their swing is BEFORE the ball, resulting in fat or thin contact.
In the search for solid, quality ball striking you want to make contact with the ball, and then the turf. That requires a slightly descending blow or angle of attack.

What if I told you that one of the simple ways to improve your angle of attack on the ball, and therefore your ball striking is…

Yes, a towel!
Learn more >
You know your position at address and impact is different. The setup is exactly that. It’s the correct setup to allow you to make a great swing, returning to what is sometimes referred to as the ”stacked” position at impact. How do you look at impact?
Improvement makes the game more fun
Whatever your level, a small improvement in ball striking quality, makes a BIG change in how much fun you have out on the golf course. It’s time for better.
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Regards,
Derek and Sheena