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2013 News

Modderfontein clinches Oosthuizen’s Champs

Posted: 2nd October 2013

30 September 2013 – Junior golfers Marco Steyn, Karabo Mokoena and Dylan Naidoo hit the winning numbers to ensure a podium finish for Modderfontein Golf Club in this year’s Louis Oosthuizen Junior Club Teams Championship at Clarens Golf Club.

Sixteen teams from across South Africa contested the second edition of this premier junior team event, hosted by 2010 Open champion, Louis Oosthuizen.

After the first two rounds on Sunday, Modderfontein lagged four shots behind pacesetters Polokwane and was three off the pace from Mount Edgecombe in second.

Mokoena and Steyn contributed 76s in the final round that helped the side close the gap on the frontrunners and Naidoo fired a superb two-under-par 69 that pushed the Gauteng team to the top of the pile. Fourth member, Eric Wowor, carded a non-counting 80.

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Gholfakademie kry beloofde bussie

Posted: 23rd September 2013

Die Louis Oosthuizen Junior Gholfakademie is 'n geborgde Mercedes Benz-bussie ryker nadat die maatskappy Vrydag op Pinnacle Point die sleutels an Oosthuizen oorhandig het.

Hy is een van Mercedes se internationale handelsmerk-ambassadeurs.  As deel van hierdie ooreenkoms het Mercedes Benz 'n bus aan die gholfakademie beskikbaar gestel.  Die bus sal gebruik word om spelers na toernooie te neem, asook om jong ontwikkelingspelers uit die Mosselbaai-gebied na Pinnacle Point te neem vir oefening.

"Dit is met sulke strategiese venootskappe met borge dat ons daadwerklik iets kan doen vir die Mosselbaai-gemeenskap.  'n Groot aantal jong opkomende gholfspelers sal nou weekliks na hulle gholflesse by Pinnacle Point geneem kan word.  Ons is groot dank aan Mercedes Benz verskuldig," het Oosthuizen by die oorhandiging gese.

Junior spelers wat deel van die gholfakademie wil word, kan vie Val Holland by 082 651 0300 of Bertu Nel by 082 893 6848 bel.

Martin and Jordan in USA

Posted: 31st July 2013

Martin Vorster and Jordan Duminy are playing in the US Kids International Golf Tournament at Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA. They are proudly South African and are representing the Louis Oosthuizen Academy.

A 68 for Cyril Botha

Posted: 18th July 2013

Cyril Botha, a member of the Louis Oosthuizen Junior Golf Academy, did us proud by winning the Louis Oosthuizen Glacier Junior Series held at Mossel Bay Golf Club on 14 July 2013. He played a fantastic 4 under par, 68 gross, to win by 1 stroke. In second place was another Academy member, Arno Muller, on a gross 69 – making it a one-two for the Louis Oosthuizen Junior Golf Academy. Well done guys!