An Update from our National Chairman – September 2021

Greetings to all Nomads from a cold and blustery Port Elizabeth.  I hope that all Nomads are healthy and virus free and that their losses have been minimal.  My condolences go to those who have lost loved ones or friends from Covid and other ailments over the last year, “Any man’s death diminishes me”! Due to the ongoing…

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Know Your Sponsor: MOTUS’ Graeme Wood

In the first of our new series of getting to know our sponsors, we spoke with MOTUS’ Graeme Wood We are so grateful that MOTUS continues to be a longstanding sponsor of Nomads. What is it about golf, and Nomads in particular, that makes it an attractive partner to work with? At Motus, we love…

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Jacobs claims Nomads North and South

Randpark’s Stefan Jacobs claimed the first national title of his career when he edged Werner Potgieter to the Nomads North and South title at Pecanwood.  The 17-year-old fired rounds of 68, 68 and closed with a 74 to win by a single stroke. Thanks to his two fine opening rounds, where he fired the lowest…

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Club in Focus: Eastern Cape Nomads

It is truly an honour and privilege to be nominated as Captain again for the Eastern Cape Nomads. Thank you to John Nell for the work he did leading the club in 2020 – it was great to take over with everything running smoothly. We have a small but great club with a lot of…

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Sunbird Nationals update

With just over a month to go until we tee it up in the Sunbird Nationals (9 – 14 October 2021) at the magnificent Champagne Sports Resort, we have an update about the highly anticipated tournament. We trust you are all as excited as we are. Greetings, fellow Nomads.  We are still very hard at…

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RIP Neale Kunhardt

On behalf of the National Chairman, Stuart McIver, and the rest of the National Executive committee, we would like to convey our most sincere condolences to all Eastern Cape Nomads and to Carol-Ann, Martin and the rest of Neale’s family – they are in our thoughts and prayers in this sad and difficult time.  …

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Van Rooyen breaks through in Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl

Isabella van Rooyen closed out victory in the Nomads SA Girl’s Rose Bowl Championship to secure her first national title and open the door to a new chapter in her young career. The 18-year-old Clovelly junior cruised to a two stroke victory at Durbanville Golf Club, resisting the pressure from the chasing pack with a mature and consistent…

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Steady Strooh claims Nomads SA Boys U19 crown

Hannes Strooh defeated Daniel Bennett 1-up in a thrilling 36-hole final to lift the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Match Play Championship title at Waterkloof Golf Club. The Krugersdorp golfer fired rounds of 70, 73, 72 and 70 in the Stroke Play Qualifier to make the field for the Match Play tournament. He then cruised through the knock-out…

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RIP Carl Potgieter

We are deeply saddened to advise that our National Junior Vice Chairman, Carl Potgieter, has passed away from a suspected heart attack. Carl was a wonderful man with a gentle spirit. He was generous with his time and rose quickly through the Nomads ranks to become our National Junior Vice Chairman. He was captain of…

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Maas defends Nomads Inland NOOM title

GolfRSA National Squad member Christiaan Maas continued the stunning form he showed at the end of 2020 to successfully defend his Nomads National Order of Merit Inland title at ERPM Golf Club. Maas opened with an impressive four-under 68 to take a share of the lead with Christopher Bagnall , but blitzed the course in the second round,…

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