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Polokwane Mayoral Golf Day well supported


Polokwane Municipality’s Mayoral Golf Day that was hosted at Polokwane Golf Club on Friday, saw 130 golfers enjoying 18 holes of fun.
Executive Mayor, Thembi Nkadimeng teed off shortly after 07:00 and was supported by MEC for Social Development, Mapula Mokaba-Phu­kwana and three teams from the municipality.
The winner in the ladies’ category was Khomotso Mdhuli with 44 points, while Obed Mashego took the honours in the men’s A category with 41 points. Joe Legora with 45 points and Peter Makgatho with 49 points were the winners in the mens B and C categories.
Mdhuli also scored the longest drive for ladies on the second hole, while Mpho Makhado had the longest drive in the men’s category on the seventh hole. Willy Moshoemu was the nearest to the pin on the 11th and Shaun Mouton the nearest on the 16th.
Nkadimeng thanked the sponsors as well as the players and said that the Mayoral Golf Day is the municipality’s flagship fund raising event and that the funds raised will go towards the Executive Mayor’s Bursary Fund and selected NGOs.
The amount raised was not yet calculated at time of going to print, but it was estimated to be around R1 million.

Story and photos: BARRY VILJOEN

Polokwane Executive Mayor, Thembi Nkadimeng tees off at the Mayoral Golf Day.

MEC for Social Development, Mapula Mokaba-Phukwana, supports Polokwane Executive Mayor, Thembi Nkadimeng at the Mayoral Golf Day

Polokwane Municipality’s male golf team, Toon Duvenhage,, Daniel Monama, Morris Maleka and Leon Grimbeek.

Polokwane Municipality’s female golf team, Glen Mhango, Lephotse Sithole, Mash Makena and Moipone Segooa.

Players in the Mayoral Golf Day with Polokwane Executive Mayor, Thembi Nkadimeng.