SAIF 2021 annual golf day

The South African Institute of Foundrymens’ Annual Golf Day took place on Thursday 11th November 2021. The event was held at the Reading Country Club. The following companies are thanked for sponsorship of prizes, tee boxes and greens: Cabocraft, Dzanetech, Foseco, Grinding Techniques, Groves Foundry, Insimbi Alloy Supplies, Mustang Foundry, Pentagon Resources, R-M Solutions, Star Recycling Company, Thos Begbie, VIP Recycling and Weir Minerals.

The event was well supported with 132 players taking part, 12 sponsors of watering holes and tee boxes and there were also eight special prizes sponsored.

Competition results
Securing their usual first place position and collecting the Luis Dias Honorary trophy were a fourball from Thos Begbie. Players included Divan Kapp, Arthur Spires, Johan Pullen and Ruan Coetzee.

In second place were Brian Clough, Gary van der Elst, Eddie Bester and Gary Kimble and in third place were Hercules van der Merwe, Bernie Botha, Scott Patterson and Rudolph Loots. Backing up the field in last place were Joaquim Bernades, Shane Bernades, Craig du Plooy and Elton du Plooy. All these prizes were sponsored by the SAIF.

The closest to the pin prizes on the 5th, 7th, 11th and 15th holes were sponsored by Star Recycling, Reading Country Club, Insimbi Alloy Supplies and Thos Begbie. The longest drive prizes on holes 4, 7, 13 and 18 were sponsored by VIP Metals, Dzanetech, Foseco and Pentagon Resources, respectively.

Pictures courtesy of Dzanetech

Taking up their customary position in the top prizes were the fourball from Thos Begbie. They collected the Luis Dias Honorary trophy. The players included Divan Kapp, Arthur Spires, Johan Pullen and Ruan Coetzee

Second on the day were Brian Clough, Eddie Bester, Gary van der Elst and Gary Kimble