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Ladies at The Wanderers Golf Club

Brief history

In the late 1930s the Chairman of The Wanderers Club, Victor Kent, requested Felix Oliver to construct a golf club off Corlett Drive in Illovo. He realized that the SA Railways were 'eyeing' The Wanderers Club land in Station Street for extensions to the main Johannesburg station. In 1939, an 18 hole golf course was opened. The ladies section was established simultaneously and the first lady captain was Mrs Kay Deane. The ladies section has thrived over the last 70 years and currently has about 70 members.

A number of Springbok golfers were Wanderers members: Julia Wipplinger (1964), Jenny Barclay (1969, 1972, 1973 and 1975), Cheran Gerber (1972-1974 and 1976), Lisle Nel (1974), Joanne Norton (1998) and, most recently, Tandi Cunningham (nee Von Reuben - 2008).

Some other well-known lady members are Vivienne Player, Thelma Donen, Joyce Williams, Dr Helen Suzman, Doreen Sanders, Peg Pentelow and Pat Pretorius.

LADIES COMMITTEE 2017

Vice-President: Linda Clark
Lady Captain: Jo Morley-Jepson
Committee: Anne Dunn, Tessa Hinton, Sue Norval, Shirley Barrett, Gill van der Meulen, Fiona Weeple

LADIES SECTION

Ladies League

You can follow the league teams performance by linking to Ladies Golf Gauteng.

Business Girls

Anne Dunn is running the Business Girls golf on a Saturday. If you are keen for a game please call her on 082 448 2664.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Ladies Club Championships 2017

The Ladies Club Championship were held on Friday 12 May 2017. The event is usually held over 36 holes but due to bad weather, it was decided over 27 holes. Thank you to the greenkeeper and staff for the outstanding condition of the course.

CLUB CHAMPION: Chiara Contomathios 114
RUNNER-UP: Ladina King o.c.o 124

A DIVISION:

BEST ALL DAY NETT: Jo Morley-Jepson 113

B DIVISION:

WINNER: Sue Norval 137
RUNNER-UP: Tessa Hinton 138
BEST ALL DAY NETT: Joan Gaddie 118

C DIVISION:

WINNER: Kim Goeller 141
RUNNER-UP: Gill van der Meulen o.c.o 142
BEST ALL DAY NETT: Glenne Carris 111
BEST A.M. NETT: Anne Bergh 69
BEST P.M. NETT: Kerry Fell 35 (9 holes)

18 HOLES ONLY WINNER: Pam Spencer 106

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