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Big News!
Zwartkop is proud to announce that we will be hosting a brand new Sunshine Tour tournament later this year. The ISPS HANDA South African Match Play Championship will take place from the 29th October to the 4th November and we are already very excited - there hasn’t been a Match Play tournament on the Sunshine Tour for nearly a quarter of a century.

The Tournament will start off with around 128 professionals in the first round of the knockout and will be whittled down to two in the final on the Sunday. To add something a little different to the event, from the Thursday, 16 Disabled Golfers will compete in their own Match Play event, also ending with a final on the Sunday.

Dr Handa, a Japanese philanthropist and hugely successful businessman is the tournament sponsor. His ISPS organisation has been involved in Blind Golf for many years and more recently has started sponsoring professional ladies, men’s and senior golf tournaments around the world, including the recent ISPS HANDA Wales Open on the European Tour. Dr Handa is passionate about trying to get golf into the paralympics and that is how the unique concept for this tournament came about. We are thrilled that he has chosen South Africa, a country in which he has no business interests, to make his next mark.

We hope that you will join us in embracing the event. It is a huge privilege for us all to have the opportunity of showcasing our course and facilities not only to the worldwide television viewers that will have access to the daily highlights programme, but also to the daily spectators. We will be trying to get as many people as possible here to watch the tournament live, so that we can make it one of the best tournaments that it can be. We hope you will join in the fun.

To make you more proud – make sure you check out the latest issue of Compleat Golfer magazine – Zwartkop features as the Course of the Month!

This Car Could Be Yours!
We can think of a thousand reasons why you should come and play golf. If you have been at the club lately you would have seen this VW Polo parked near the golf shop. This stunning car could be yours!

We will be doing a promotion at one of the short holes - an entry fee is payable at the hole and if you hit a hole-in-one, the car is yours! So come down to the club and try your luck. As they say: “No guts, no glory”.

Sunday Lunch is Back!
From the 1st of July you and your family can enjoy a delicious buffet in Baldovino's every Sunday. The menu for this coming week is:

Variety of bruschetta’s, Butternut soup, Fresh bread, Italian Salad.

Roast leg of pork with apple sauce, Italian meatballs, Rice, Roasted garlic new potatoes, Sweet carrots, Green beans with potatoes and onions.

Ice cream and chocolate sauce, Bread and butter pudding, Chocolate mousse. All of this for only R130.00 pp and children under-12 are half price. To book your seat you can call Samantha on (012) 654-2111 or e-mail samantha@n9ne.co.za.

On the subject of mouthwatering food we also have a Winter Menu to help with the winter blues. Every day we will have a hot meal and soup of the day so take a look at the blackboard in Baldovino’s for more info.

Castle Lite Handicap Challenge
Join us for the Castle Lite Handicap Challenge on Wednesday, 11th of July. Beat your handicap and win a case of Castle Lite! The winner each day wins a Castle Lite Golf Bag OR Cooler Box OR prize voucher to the value of R1, 000.00. You must be present at prize giving to collect your prize. R40 comp fee and normal greenfees apply. Call the golf shop to enter on (012) 654-2111.

Company Challenge 2012 / 2013
The new season for the Company Challenge 2012/2013 starts on Wednesday, 11th of July. This is a great opportunity for your company to do some networking or to entertain clients while you are enjoying a game of golf. Each month we will have a theme, prize giving and dinner afterwards. To find out more or to sign up you can contact Joanita on (012) 660-3640 or joanita@hayesgolf.co.za.

Wine Tasting Evening

Don't forget to diarise Thursday, 12th of July for a Wine Tasting Evening. It promises to be a spectacular event – more details to follow! To join our Wine Club - Full Members are free and all other categories pay a once-off fee of R120 for the year. The best part is that you only need to buy 1 bottle of each featured wine. Contact Linda for more information on (012) 654-1144 or linda@zwartkopcc.co.za.

Winter Club Champs
Our Winter Club Champs are taking place on Sunday, 29th of July. Entry fee is R220.00 pp including green fees, light lunch and prizes. If you would like to enter, you can call the Golf Shop on (012) 654-2111.

BP Carwash Discount
BP Clubview is offering Zwartkop members, golfers and homeowners R10.00 discount on any carwash.

They are situated at 28 Lyttelton Road, Clubview - only 1km away from us.

Just present the voucher, which you can collect from the Golf Shop, Hair Salon or Baldovino’s.

Reinard Schuhknecht
Good News
• Congratulations to our VIP of the Week, Reinard Schuhknecht.
• Saturday’s Pizza Special has been extended to lunchtime! You get 25% OFF pizza’s between 12pm and 2pm, and again between 5pm and 7pm!
• Brian, Jannie and the team are busy cutting the trees that have fallen into the river at the 4th Hole.
Fire Wood is now on sale – R10 a bag available from the golf shop.
• We now have a fully equipped physiotherapist at Zwartkop to treat any sport injury, back or neck injury, orthopedic injury and sinus/lung conditions. For appointments you can contact Thilda Heyneke-Kruger on (076) 855 2157 / (082) 310 8550.

What is the weather up to this week? Click here to view a 7-day weather forecast at Zwartkop.
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Upcoming Events for Our Members
- Thursday, 28th – Meat Day: Win a meat hamper as first prize, also up for grabs is a R500 meal voucher from the Cattle Baron. Look out for a new addition to the Meat Days – one in every four events we will be giving away Venison!
- Wednesday, 11th July Company Challenge: The first event of the new season! Get out of the office and do some networking with other companies. Prize-giving and dinner afterwards. For more details, contact Joanita on (012) 660-3640 or joanita@hayesgolf.co.za.
- Thursday, 12th July – Wine Tasting Evening: Come and enjoy a relaxing night out.
- Saturday, 14th July – River Runs Through: It is almost that time of the year again where Zwartkop play against Irene and Centurion. If you would like to take part in this event, you are welcome to e-mail Chris Delport at chrisd@grofin.com for more information.

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news from the Golf Shop
"Maak die Bulle almal Bokke", were the thoughts at the beginning of the season. However, after Saturday's performance, I'm sure, as Meyer has expressed himself, that there are some real concerns in the Springbok camp. If any of you watched the Ireland and All Blacks game on Saturday, there is no doubt in my mind that we need to improve - and very quickly.

Moving away from rugby and onto golf, I see that Tiger has picked up a new sponsor in the form of Rolex. His deal is rumored to be worth about $ 3 Million a year for three years. Nice one Tiger!

For those of you who have not noticed, we have received the new Ahead jackets in stock. We have also just received our new Pringle long sleeve shirts and also Cleveland classic Zwartkop Country Club logo jerseys. We have limited stock, so please click here if you would like to order.

Winter is truly upon us, but despite this our Mixed League team managed to beat Pebble Rock. Well done!

SAVE From R400 to R1,800 on Cleveland 588 Wedges
If you have some old Wedges to Trade-In, you can SAVE from R400 to R1,800 on new Cleveland 588 Forged Wedges. I’ll also make sure you get the right configuration, setup and fit to give you the best chance of shooting lower scores.
This is a Trade in offer we are running with Cleveland on their new 588 Forged Wedges. It does NOT apply to other Cleveland Wedges. Follow the link on the left to see the full details of this offer. Be quick, this offer ends this Saturday.

Until next time, keep it on the fairways,
Ian, Adam, Paul, Shaun & Joseph

Watch SuperGolf on Supersport on Wednesday at 19h30, brought to you by Telkom Business.


Our annual fundraising day sponsored by Warwick was held on 16 June 2012 with 20 teams participating. The Lynnwood Bowls Club team skipped by Willem Humphreys emerged as undisputed winners, with Zwartkop teams skipped by Annie Marais and Barbara Fernihough finishing 2nd and 3rd.

Club senior singles and novices championships are progressing very well and we should shortly be able to announce the 2012 winners.

Winner - Lynnwood Bowls Club

ZCC Bowls

News from the Gym

The Difference Between Sports Massage and Physiotherapy
There is big difference between sports massage and physiotherapy. So, what is the difference? The difference between the two is in their viewpoint and in their method.

Sports Massage is specifically concerned with the prevention of injury, injury treatment and the rehabilitation of a sportsperson. Its main focus is on the manipulation of body tissues by manual methods, to assist the body in its natural processes of pain reduction, stress reduction, improved health and well-being. The philosophy is based on a holistic (or whole-listic) approach where all the parts of the individual are encouraged to work together in balance and harmony. This includes the physical, emotional, and psychological aspects of the whole person.
A Physiotherapist is a medical profession. They assess, diagnose and treat conditions due to pain, restricted movement, weakness or altered mobility caused by an accident, illness or degeneration. They are qualified to use electrotherapy machines. Traction, mobilisation and manipulation of vertebral limb and jaw joints are also utilised to rehabilitate a patient. Special cases such as back and neck injuries, stroke patients, people with arthritis and fractures, are general causes that make physical therapy necessary, and that cannot be cured or treated by a simple massage.

Both types of therapy have their validity and are just as good as the other in the job they are intended to perform. When used together, a person's chances of making a full recovery from an injury is increased dramatically.

Next Week – The Benefits of Massage

Mandy Twiddy

"Be better, be stronger, be fitter; you're worth it"

083 293 5351 / mandytwiddy@yahoo.com

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