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Where Social Golf Finds Competition

About Us

About Us

Welcome to Duckhook Golfers!

If you are a golfer and find yourself on this page then this is the Golfing Community you are looking for. Every golfer enjoys the element of competing in a field of regular players and friends, more so if there is something to compete for.

That is why Duckhook Golfers exists…  From humble beginnings with a couple of social golfers getting together, to filling morning fields at some of the best courses Johannesburg and Pretoria has to offer.

Duckhook Golfers has embraced the dream of every golfer, which is to experience the opportunity to play on the PGA or European Tour. How we have done this is by offering; A full Season calendar, Multiple Golfing Formats, Live Scoring,  Season League Rankings and Player Rankings as well as your own Website which is your portal to your Duckhook golf career, creating the Premier Social Golf League in Gauteng.

With our new partners in 2018, we have created packages which will cater for your every golfing need. By joining one of our 3 packages (Green, Gold and Platinum) you can have the option of gaining access to:

  • Thursday and New Sunday League, competition fees included
  • A choice of 2 Golf Club Memberships in Gauteng, (Pretoria Golf Club and Reading Country Club) All packages costs will be the same no matter which course you become affiliated with.
  • SAGA Affiliated Handicap
  • Loyalty Card rewarding a 5% Discount at ANY Pro Shop nationwide for all your Golfing accessories.
Membership Information

Please note that all golfers are welcome to play in the Duckhook Social League without taking a Duckhook Loyalty Package, but Members will take first preference when entering into events on the Tour Calendar.

Duckhook Golfers have put together our own ‘Tour Calendar’ including various formats of the wonderful game to give players the opportunity to try their hand at different competitions within the year. Making playing golf with a bunch of friends more interesting and competitive as well as providing the opportunity to network and meet new people and golfing friends.

The 2018 Gauteng Duckhook Tour consists of the main monthly Thursday and Sunday Leagues as well as a Fun Friday 9 Hole League at Randpark Golf Club.

The  Duckhook Tour Calendar includes:

Events Format
Thursday League  12 Stableford
Sunday League  12 Stableford
Gauteng Majors 4 Stableford
Cape Town Sunday League 12 Medal
Cape Town Majors 3 Medal
Duckhook Classic 3 Day Tournament Medal
Duckhook Singles Knockout unlimited field Match Play
Duckhook Team Knockout unlimited field Match Play
Duckhook Challenge500  36 Holes Stableford

Tour Calendar

Monthly Duckhook League Event

Duckhook offers a Thursday League and a Sunday League giving more golfers the opportunity to take part in the Duckhook League.

The League competition is open to all players. Players accumulate stable-ford points throughout the year and a winner is determined at the end of the season. It is not essential to play all the league days but obviously accumulating points will be beneficial in qualifying for the Majors.

The competition fee for every League match is R60 which contributes to the cash prize pool and organising of the event.

Friday 9 Hole League

2018 will for the first time feature a monthly Friday 9 Hole League hosted by Randpark Golf Club. The League will be a fun day out on the course competing in different golfing formats throughout the year.

The Majors

There will be Four MAJORS throughout the year,‘Duckhook Players Championship’, ‘Duckhook Masters’, ‘Duckook Open’,  and the ‘Duckhook Summer Cup’ played at renowned golf courses.

There will be a qualifying criteria for this competition as the field is limited to 28 players. This will give golfers a goal to achieve during the year.

To Qualify:  

  • Major winners gain automatic entry for the next 4 majors.
  • Winners of the monthly Thursday and Sunday League event during the qualifying period for the next major gain automatic qualification.
  • Remaining spots go to the top players with the most Stableford points from the 3 Qualifying League events from the Thursday League and Sunday League
  • The Season League Winners and Players Rankings winners will gain entry into all 4 Majors for the following season.

DuckHook Singles Knockout

32 player Match Play competition with 2018 being the 54th official Duckhook Knockout which will be contested between the months of March and November will determine the true Match Play Champion. 

DuckHook Team Knockout

16 Teams will compete in the Knockout ‘proper’. The player scoring the most Stableford points for his team will win the hole. The holes will be played off the strokes on the scorecard. The competition will be competed between the months of March and November to determine the best Team Match Play Champions.

The Duckhook Classic

The Duckhook Classic is a true test of golf character as players face a 54 hole, 3 day event! Duckhook strives to provide our golfers the opportunity to experience the different challenges of Golf competitions and formats and the Classic’s challenge is every shot will count in the medal format.

To make the 2018 Classic even more exciting the event will be included into a tour to Koro Creek and Euphoria, Two hours drive from Johannesburg.

The Challenge500

The Duckhook Challenge500 is arguably the Biggest and most Challenging event on the Duckhook Calendar and it is back in 2018! A true test of golf, 36 holes in one day!

Randpark Golf Club will again be hosting this years Challenge500, with the bonus of playing both courses on one day! This years edition will be an open invitation to all players on the Duckhook Tour.

The dates for all the events have been pre-scheduled an entire year in advance in an effort to give the players an opportunity to diarise the golf far in advance.

To Join us contact us at community@duckhookgolfers.co.za

Welcome to DuckHook Golfers!

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