NATAL NOMADS Newsletter Natal Nomads Newsletter Cato Golf Club May 2023 | Page 2

Captains Report

Butch Armitage , Captain 2022 captain @ natalnomads . co . za butch @ wasp4 . co . za
Captains Report – May 2023
Dear Nomads
May ’ s monthly game was held at Cato Ridge Golf club I had the pleasure of playing with the captain Rob Ferguson Brendan Du Randt and his guest Wes Struwig unfortunately myself and Rob where on the losing side and had to pay . I had the pleasure of handing out a 5-year tie to our committee member / photographer Craig Davidson keep up the great work Craig . We had a total of 64 players 4 of which where guests 1 prospective member Sizwe Khumalo and 1 southern natal nomad Chris Brooks I think everyone that a great day the golf Couse was in fantastic condition all be it got a bit chilly in the afternoon and I would like to thank the green keeper who is all so a nomad and committee member Mark ( Wobbly ) Ward Able . A first for me and I think a lot of the members was when we got delivered a cold hamburger on the 13 th fairway on the back of a tractor . The division winners were : A Div - Deryck Willans 35 pts B Div – Keith Gillespie 38 pts C Div – Brian Giddy 37 pts Most golf went to Greg Graham on 20pts of a 7 Hcp . Well done gentlemen .
Greg Graham and I were invited to play in the Nomads KZN disabled open held at Mount Edgecombe CC on the 4 th of May although we did not play well , we had a great day out with them . This is an organization does a great job and we need to support it more . Well done to the winners Kelvin Van Baalen winning the medal with a total two round score of 146 Sebastian Crawford won the IPS on total of 66pts and Charles Williams winning the deaf medal on a total of 157 . Please keep in mind the Edward Lanham trophy and Dark Gardens cup is going to be played on the 8 th and 9 th of July if you have not yet entered , please do so ASAP . The 60 th anniversary is over the weekend of the 29 th of September and the closing date for entry ’ s are the 31 July so please don ’ t delay putting your entry in . A few Gary Player games were played , and I am looking forwards to seeing the results , thanks Johann . He had to step in as the Gary Player co Ordinator to sort out a few hiccups after the first round at Umhlali . On that note if you cannot make it to game whether it is a medical emergence or any other these things do happen , please contact Helen ASAP Nomads please if you have invited a guest to the monthly game please inform them about the dress code , playing kit black longs or shorts with white golf shirt were possible and prize giving dress code is smart . The Joker draw was not won sorry to both Garth Enslin and I had to draw for Derek Browne . Thank you , Maurice Chelin , for doing fines he received the Glenbrynth 12-year-old whisky ! Thanks go to Brendon Du Randt if you did not know Brendon is the MD for HBH panel and paint he is busy sorting out our prize trailer that needed a refurbishment and he received the Glenbrynth Single malt .
Thanks gents !
Thanks to the Registration staters and scores you know who you are without you our day would not be possible . Looking forwards to see you all at the next monthly game to be held at Royal Durban GC on Thursday the 22 of June . Thank you for you continued support !
Yours in nomads BUTCH ARMITAGE Captain , Nomads Golf Club Natal 2023 / 2024 0833390133 Butch @ wasp4 . co . za