Ladies of golf, making a difference

The Reading Ladies Golf Section held its 11th Annual Charity Golf Day on Wednesday, 9 August 2017, at Reading Country Club, with the day breaking all their previous fundraising records.

One hundred and forty golfers competed on the day, with a Betterball Stableford as the competition format. The father-and-son combination of Joe and James Johnston emerged as the winners on 48 points. The ladies were not far behind, with Wilanda Snyman and Esme Engelbrecht coming in second place on 46 points.

According to lady captain, Shelley Daymond, the charity golf day is traditionally held during Women’s Month to illustrate the impact that women can have on making a difference in the lives of others less fortunate than themselves.

Each year, for the past 11 years, a portion of the funds raised at this golf day has been donated to a charity, with the remainder of the funds being used to upgrade the club’s facilities. This year, Stepping Stone Hospice was chosen as the beneficiary. Says Sr Sheryl Newman, head of Clinical Services at Stepping Stone Hospice, “the support and commitment from the Alberton community and especially the members from Reading Country Club never ceases to amaze me. You help us on so many levels and I need you to know how much we appreciate it.”

This year, six lady golfers from Reading Country Club will also be riding for Stepping Stone Hospice in the annual Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge in November.

Caption: Winning pair, James and Joe Johnston, receive the Marc D’Ewes floating trophy from Augustine D’Ewes.

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