Submitted by editor on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 20:39.
South Africa maintained their lead after winning both the morning Foursomes and the afternoon Fourballs at the 2013 Zone VI Amateur Golf Tournament.
South Africa finished joint first with Zimbabwe in the morning Foursomes on 4 points, followed by Namibia, Botswana and Malawi on two points each.
South Africa won the afternoon Fourballs on 3,5 points, followed by Swaziland and Zimbabwe on 3 points and Namibia on 2,5 points.
The morning and afternoon results are attached.
Submitted by editor on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 07:27.
The 2013 Zone Six Golf Tournament got underway at the Windhoek Country Club on Tuesday morning as nine countries took to the greens in perfect sunny conditions.
It is the third time since Independence in 1990 that Namibia will host the tournament, with the previous events taking place in 1994 and 2004.
This year eight Zone 6 countries are competing, as well as a Zone 5 country, Kenya, which has also been invited to participate in the tournament.
The other countries are Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Botswana and Swaziland.
Submitted by editor on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 18:20.
South Africa took a comfortable lead on the first day of the 2013 Zone 6 Golf Tournament as all eight their players won their singles matches for a total of eight [points.
They were followed by Zimbabwe on 6 points, while Kenya and Zambia are joint third on 4,5 points each.
The host country Namibia was joint fifth with Botswana on 3,5 points, followed by Malawi on 3, Swaziland on 2 and Mozambique on 1 point.
The scorecard is attached.
Submitted by editor on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 09:37.
Namibia will host the annual Zone VI Golf Championships at the Windhoek Golf and Country Club from April 22 to 25.
Arguably the most prestigious event on the Southern African Amateur Golf Calendar, the annual tournament will see 10 countries compete for the coveted title.
The event is hosted annually by the different member countries of Zone VI and Namibia has been awarded the hosting for 2013. The last time Namibia hosted the event was in 2004.
The 2012 tournament was hosted by Malawi, where Namibia finished second overall for the first time outside its home borders.
Submitted by editor on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 18:51.
The Bank Windhoek Namibian Open Amateur Golf Championship will be held on Saturday, April 20 at the Windhoek Golf and Country Club.
The event will serve as a curtain raiser for the prestigious Zone VI Golf Tournament which will see ten countries competing for the coveted title of champions of Southern Africa for 2013 from 22-25 April 2013 at the same venue.
This is the 26th year that Bank Windhoek will sponsor the Namibian Open.
Submitted by editor on Thu, 03/14/2013 - 06:21.
Sport consultant Quinton Steele Botes on Tuesday launched the Avis Quinton Steele Botes Golf Day which will take place for the fifth consecutive year on 24 May this year.
Botes said the Golf Day was initiated in 1999 to assist cancer patients who do not have medical aid and in the ensuing five years, 42 Namibians had been assisted while more than N$400 000 had been raised through the fund.
Last year, 20 teams entered the competition while the fund made a profit of N$65 000, and this year they are aiming for 30 teams.
Submitted by editor on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 15:01.
The Bank Windhoek Golf Day in Aid of Welfare raised N$120 000 for various charity organisations, N$35 000 more than last year.
The event was held last week, Friday, at the Windhoek Country Club.
A total of N$100 000 will be donated to the following seven organisations:
Ebenezer Ministries, Havana Settlement, Windhoek (Kindergarten and Feeding Scheme) – N$10 000 worth of materials.
Onyose Trust, Khomasdal, Windhoek (People with Disabilities) – N$30 000
Submitted by editor on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 17:07.
Laetitia Brink was the overall winner of the Bank Windhoek Namibia Ladies Open Golf Championship that took place at the Windhoek Country Club last weekend.
Despite the freezing weather, 36 golfers took part in the championships, which Bank Windhoek has sponsored for the past 25 years.
The ladies stuck it out, finishing 18 holes on Saturday and Sunday.
Even the two senior players, Daphne Howard and Nola Serfontein, both over 80 years old, braved the extreme weather conditions to support Ladies Golf in Namibia.
Submitted by editor on Fri, 07/13/2012 - 14:42.
Two of Namibia’s top young golfers Jessica Dreesbeimdieke and Likius Nande leave for England on Friday to participate in the British Open Junior Golf Tournament.
The two golfers, who are both 15 years old, have been sponsored by Nedbank Namibia, as part of their overall sponsorship of junior golf in Namibia for the past few years.
It is also the second time that Nedbank Namibia’s sponsorship has made it possible for Namibian golfers to compete at the British Junior Open, with the first sponsorship coming two years ago when Stephanus Bonifatius represented Namibia.
Submitted by editor on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 07:02.
The Bank Windhoek Namibia Women’s Open Golf Championship will take place on Saturday, 14 July at the Windhoek Country Club.
The Open Championship, which Bank Windhoek has sponsored for the past 25 years, has become a highlight on the Namibian Amateur Ladies Golf Calendar, where about 36 golfers are expected to participate.
The format for this tournament will be stroke play, as players will earn points for their annual merit list.