SAIF 2018 Annual Golf Day

The South African Institute of Foundrymens’ Annual Golf Day took place on Thursday 15th November 2018. The event was held at the Reading Country Club.

The following companies are thanked for sponsorship of prizes, tee boxes and greens: Ametex, Atvants Patterns, Cast Products SA, Ceramic & Alloy Specialists, Cheetah Technologies, ChemSystems, Durrans RMS Group, Endeco Omega Sinto, FP Speciality, Foseco South Africa, Grinding Techniques, IMP Scientific, Insimbi Alloy Supplies, JC Impellers CC, Lauds Foundry Equipment, Lil Sales, Mineral Zone, Mustang Foundry, Procor Foundry Supplies, RelyIntraCast, SAIF, Saint Gobain Pipelines, SI Group HA South Africa, Spectech SA, Thos Begbie, UJ and VIP Metals.

The competition on the day was four ball alliance with two scores to count.

Coming in first on the day with 98 points were Brad Simpson, Twaine Stewart, Gareth Dane and Michael Welman. Coming in second, also on 98 points were Duan Maritz, Leon Joubert, Gerrie Pretorius and Werner Joubert and in third place were Charles McGeer, Louis Miller, Riaan van Tonder and Garth Tosh on 97 points.

The closest to the pin prizes on the 2nd, 5th, 7th, 11th and 15th holes were sponsored by SI Group HA, Insimbi Alloy Supplies, ChemSystems Foundry Division and Thos Begbie. The longest drive prizes on holes 2, 4, 13 and 17 were sponsored by Foseco, Ametex, VIP Metals and Lil Sales, respectively.

The SAIF would also like to thank the behind the scenes workers who made the day a success.

Coming in first on the day with 98 points were Brad Simpson, Twaine Stewart, Gareth Dane and
Michael Welman

Coming in second, also on 98 points were Leon Joubert, Werner Joubert, Gerrie Pretorius and Duan Maritz

Third on the day were Charles McGeer, Louis Miller, Riaan van Tonder and Garth Tosh

Nearest for two on the second was won by Brad Simpson. Andrew McFarlane of Ametex sponsored the prize

ChemSystems Foundry Division sponsored the nearest to the pin on the seventh hole, which was won by Jaco Wolmerhans. Jacques Swanepoel (right) of the sponsors handed over the prize to Fanie Stoltz who collected the prize on behalf of Jaco

Nearest to the pin prize on the 15th was won by Chene Smith. Danny Muller of sponsors Thos Begbie handed over the prize

Ametex also sponsored the longest drive prize on the third which was won by Abri Coetzer

VIP Metals sponsored the prize for the longest drive on the fourth hole. Winner Charles McGeer is seen receiving the prize from Riaan van Tonder of VIP Metals

Lil Sales sponsored the prize for the longest drive on the 17th. Janley Kotze handed over the prize to winner JJ de Jager on behalf of Lil Sales

Closest to the pin on the 11th hole was won by Louis Miller. Dudley de Beer of sponsors Insimbi Alloy Supplies handed over the prize

Warren Zandberg of sponsors Foseco handed over the prize for the longest drive on the second hole to
Derek Erxleben