The South African Institute of Foundrymens’ Annual Golf Day took place
on Thursday 14th November 2013. The event was held at the Reading Country Club.
The SAIF Council would like to thank the following companies for sponsorship of prizes, tee boxes and greens: Ametex, Applied Casting Solutions, BSD Refractory Supplies, Ceramic & Alloy Specialists, Crawford Publications, Cronimet, Endeco, Forace Polymers, Foseco South Africa, GFE – MIR, Guestro Automotive, IMP Scientific, Insimbi Alloy Supplies, JC Impellers CC, Krier Africa, Lauds Foundry Equipment, LIL Sales, MCTS, Mineral-Loy, Morgan Advanced Materials, NFTN, Rand York Minerals, Reclam Group, RelyIntraCast, SAIF, Saveway Furnace Monitoring Africa, SI Group HA, Southway Refractories, Spectro Analytical, Thos Begbie and VIP Metals.
The competition on the day was four ball alliance with two scores to count and four scores to count on the par 3s.
There closest to the pin prizes on the 5th, 7th and 11th holes were sponsored SI Group HA, Lauds Foundry Equipment and Insimbi Alloy Supplies respectively and the longest drive prizes on the 4th and 18th holes were sponsored by VIP Metals and Lil Sales.
The winners on the day on a score of 126 points were Conrad Beukes, Anton Erasmus, Conrad Liebenberg and Paul Norris. Great score for players with handicaps of 21, 24, 23 and 16 respectively. Their individual stableford points were even more remarkable with scores of 43, 43, 41 and 49 and Paul Norris played outstandingly shooting 74 gross of his 16 handicap. This four ball also won the two longest drive prizes and one of the closest to the pin prizes.
Coming in second on a score of 99 points, a more realistic score, were Andrew McFarlane, Mark Sims, Alan Atkinson and Noel Saunders. Coming in third also on a score of 99 points but on a count out were Derick Elliot, Fubio Ciani, Hennie Niemand and Rudi Pienaar.
The longest day prize winners on a score of 63 points were Chris Pope, Iain Dickason, Ricky Munsamy and Philani Mkandla.
Two members of the winning four ball – Conrad Beukes and Paul Norris, with Karien Du Plooy of Saveway Furnace Monitoring Africa, the sponsoring company of the first prize and the giveaways when the golfers booked in
Coming in second on a score of 99 points, a more realistic score, were Alan Atkinson, Andrew McFarlane, Mark Sims, and Noel Saunders (not in picture)
Coming in third also on a score of 99 points but on a count out were Derick Elliot, Hennie Niemand, Fubio Ciani and Rudi Pienaar
On 98 points and in fourth place were John Prins, Gavin Homan, Bryan Dicks and Frank McGuiness
Dudley de Beer of the sponsors Insimbi Alloy Supplies with Donovan Albertyn who won the closest to the pin prize on the 11th hole
Colleen Boyce of the sponsors SI Group HA with R Bean who won the closest to the pin prize on the 5th hole