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KES wins Retief Goosen SA High Schools Champs
King Edward VII School (KES) overtook first round leaders Southdowns College to claim a decisive victory in this year's Retief Goosen SA High School Championship, in association with IMG, on Monday.
The Central Gauteng secondary school was one of 18 teams from across South Africa that qualified for the third edition of this prestigious annual SA High Schools Championship at the Fish River Sun Country Club.
KES qualified for the finals when they produced an outstanding level par (best three of four scores) scoreÂÂÂ at the Central Gauteng High Schools Union Qualifier which was held at Randpark - Firethorn course
Pictured left are the victorious King Edward VII School (KES), after winning the Retief Goosen SA High School Championship at Fish River Sun Country Club. From left to right – Kyle McClatchie, Rupert Kaminski, Matthew Kiewitz, Eugene Marx (manager), Robert Raad and Greg de Doncker (SAGA); credit Deon Smit – Immanuel Photography.
CGGU dominate Junior Quadrangular
Central Gauteng and Gauteng North took all the honours at the recent CGGU hosted Junior Quadrangular. Central Gauteng won the U19, U15 and Girls divisions while Gauteng North won the U17 and U13 divisions.
The tournament was played at Reading Golf Club on the 12th of May. The Quadrangulars are played between the golfing unions of Central Gauteng, Gauteng North, Ekurhuleni and Mpumalanga. Each union enters teams into the 5 different age groups and the younsters start with foursomes matches in the morning followed by singles matches in the afternoon.
Central finish runners up at Challenge Cup
The SAGA Juniors lifted this year’s SA Challenge Inter-Provincial with a spectacular performance as defending champions Central Gauteng wilted under pressure from Gauteng North at Maccauvlei Golf Club.
The eight-man junior side trailed the defending champions by two points going into Friday’s final round, but South Africa’s top emerging talent rallied with a sensational 9-3 victory against the Presidents Team to stump a flabbergasted Central Gauteng side for the glory.
Central Gauteng back to winning ways at INDWE SA Senior IPT
Central Gauteng scored a clean sweep to record their eighth title in the 25th INDWE SA Senior Amateur Inter-Provincial in the last decade, while the Western Province claimed a historic hat trick in the Super Senior Division at Euphoria Golf Estate.
Central Gauteng won the country’s largest national seniors team competition in 2002 and 2003 and dominated the event from 2005 to 2010 after KwaZulu-Natal collected the title in 2004.
Their winning run was halted by the Western Province, who claimed both the Senior and Super Seniors titles at Parys Golf Club in 2011.
Both Province sides retained their championship titles in Durban last year, marking the first time that any provincial side has won both titles in consecutive years.
Pictured above is the Central Gauteng team,the winners of the 2013 INDWE SA Senior Amateur Inter-Provincial at Euphoria Golf Estate. From left to right (front) – Marinus Weiss (manager),Schalk Naude (captain), Colin Haywood, Stuart Till. From left to right (back) – Jock Wellington, Lawrence Franklin, Gavin van Aswegen, Richard Bruyns and David Stratton.