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Heinrich Schulenburg plans his way out of the rough on the 11th hole.

Hattingh reigns supreme on golf course

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Local golfer Bennie Hattingh outplayed his opposition of 88 players to be crowned the winner with a score of 73 at a golfing competition held at the Polokwane Golf Club on Saturday.
Playing conditions made for a great day of stroke play golfing with a moderate gusts that forced players to make slight changes in their playing style.
In the zero to nine handicap A-division men’s category, Hattingh set the standard with Liano Viviers following closely in second place with a score of 77.
In the 10 to 18 handicap B-division, Arno Wienand managed to tie with Nelis Britz with a total of 70 shots while Thomas Munguni stepped out as the winner of the 19 and above handicapped C-division with a score of 73.
Harshad Mistry could only manage a score of 78 to be runner-up.
In the zero to 18 handicap Ladies A-division, Bev Weijters, had 6 shots above the course number to achieve 72 while Cynthia Viljoen equalled the same amount of shots to be crowned as leader of the 19 to 36 handicapped Ladies B-division.

Story and photos: THINUS DU TOIT
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Men’s B-division winner, Arno Wienand, follows his ball after teeing off.

Arnold Venter measures the gradient of the green with his putter.

Carel Haupt putts the ball onto the green from the fringe.