SAIF 2014 Annual Golf Day

The South African Institute of Foundrymens’ Annual Golf Day took place on Thursday 13th November 2014. 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, Endeco, FP Speciality, Foundryworx, Foseco South Africa, Guestro Automotive, IMP Scientific, Insimbi Alloy Supplies, JC Impellers CC, Knight Sales, Lauds Foundry Equipment, Lil Sales, MIS Engineering, Nicast, RelyIntraCast, SAIF, Shareek Consulting, 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.

The closest to the pin prizes on the 5th, 7th, 11th and 15th holes were sponsored by SI Group HA, Insimbi Alloy Supplies and the SAIF. 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 100 points were Greg Smith, Bertie Francis, Bryan Chalmers and Jube de Jager. They were followed by Enno Krueger, Emile Timmins, Gerrie Pretorius and Duan Maritz in second place on a score of 99 points. In third on a score of 98 points were PK van der Merwe, Shaun Thiart, Danie Meyers and Dirk Kruger, and in fourth place were Shaun and Dylan Walker, Charles McGeer and Riaan van Tonder.

A special mention must be made to Procor Steel and Foundry Supplies who raised R4 500.00 for the SAIF, via a challenge they gave to the participating golfers on the hole they sponsored.