Dylan Stafford now Winner on Thursday and Sunday League Tour!

📁 Blog 🕔21.July 2019
Dylan Stafford now Winner on Thursday and Sunday League Tour!

Irene Country Club ushered in the 2nd half of the Thursday League Season for the 7th Event of the Season at Irene Country Club on the 18th of July.

A popular destination over the years on the Thursday and Sunday League Tour, Irene once again welcome the host the Duckhook Community. Moving into the 2nd half of the Season the Top players looking to pull clear on the Standings as well as fight for places in the Top 10 for the 2020 Duckhook Shootout where the Top 10 of the Thursday and Sunday League will take each other on in a Team and Singles Matchplay Event!

Situated just 15min South East of Pretoria in the picturesque suburb, Irene Country Club 64 Tour Players gathered on a cold morning with Coffee in hand as many caught up with other players before heading off to the Driving Range, Putting Green or Tee off Time.

Ettiene Pienaar became the 6th new Thursday League Leader in June on 206 I.S points moving from 2nd to 1st out of 148 players on Tour. Frikkie Barnard occupying the 2nd place only 2 points behind on 204, and Tiaan Bekker 3rd on 203 points. 

The competition format Individual Stableford requiring each golfer to score as many points over the Par 72, 6434m Parklands layout.

A hand full of players threaten the top of the Live Scoring Leaderboard throughout the 18 holes but the day belonged to Dylan Stafford. Dylan already with a Sunday League Victory to his name this Season at Randpark’s Firethorn course in January took a liking to Irene eventually summiting to the top of the Leaderboard to claim a -4 , 40 points Victory off his 16 Handicap.

Struggling for form over the past 3 months Dylan started his round on the Back Nine perfectly with a Birdie on the Par 5 – 10th hole to gain 2 shot to -2. He gave the shots back on the Par 3 – 13th carding a Double Bogey and then dropped a further stroke on the Par 4 – 14th to fall back to +1. Dylan fought back on the Par 4 – 15th with a Birdie and 4 points but quickly gave it back again on the next Par 3 – 16th, but two consecutive 3 points, first with Birdie on the Par 5 – 17th followed by a Par on the Par 4 – 18th to reach the halfway mark on -1, 19 points.

Dylan got off to a shaky start with a Double Bogey on the Par 4 – 1st to return to +1 where he remained for the next 3 holes. His Round finally came together with two consecutive Pars on the Par 4 – 5th and Par 4 – 6th once again returning to -1. A 4th and final Birdie on the short Par 4 – 8th hole took him to his tournament low on -3 then a Final 3 point Par on the Par 5 – 9th saw Dylan sign for his -4, 40 point Victory to earn 550 Player Ranking Points as well as securing a stop in the upcoming Duckhook Open.

Frikkie Barnard leads 154 Players by returning to the Top of the Thursday League Standings after 7 Rounds on 242 I.S Points at an average of 34,57. Andre Kotze jumps up 2 places to 2nd place only 4 points behind on 238.
Tiaan Bekker remains in 3rd spot for another month another 3 points behind on 235 points.

Irene was the 3rd and Final Qualifying Round for the 3rd Major of the Season, the Duckhook Open to be hosted on Friday 2nd of August at the home of the Open, The Ebotse Link. The Top32 players from the Thursday and Sunday League will earn the opportunity to tee is up at the Medal events! 2019 Thursday League Standings2019 Player of the Season Rankings2019 Open Qualifying 

1st PlaceDylan StaffordR1000-00 DHG Player Voucher  – Sleeve Titleist Pro V1 & Pro V1x & R1000-00 CtheWorld Discount
2nd PlaceDarren Burger2x 2ball Irene Voucher & R1000-00 CtheWorld Discount
3rd PlaceFrikkie Barnard2x 2ball Irene Voucher & R1000-00 CtheWorld Discount
4th PlaceBenno CoetzeeLesson with Dylan de Beer (Jackal Creek Academy) & R1000-00 CtheWorld Discount
5th PlaceAndre KotzeSleeve Titleist TourSoft & R1000-00 CtheWorld Discount
6th PlacePieter PrinslooSleeve Titleist Velocity
7th PlaceRobert MichaelSleeve Titleist DD Velocity Orange
8th PlaceHilton Button Sleeve Titleist DT Trusoft
Closest to the Pin – Par 3 – 7thKarl
Closest to the Pin – Par 3 – 16thWayne JeansonSleeve Titleist TourSoft
Closest to 2 – Par 5 – 10thRyan EstmentJackal Creek 2ball Voucher
Longest Drive – Par 5 – 2ndJason Ivins2ball Vouchers Huddle Park
Best ball AllianceRobert Michael, Danie Geldenhuys, Frikkie Barnard, Karl JaacksRound of Beer (-16)

2019 Singles Knockout Results – Quarter – Finals

Danie Geldenhuys4&3Karl Jaacks
Ruben SwartStroke 1Wayne Jeanson

2019 Team Knockout  – Round of 16

Sultan of Swings1upBlond and the Pimp

Final Result

1Dylan Stafford1640550,00
T2Darren Burger1938275,00
T2Frikkie Barnard1038275,00
T4Benno Coetzee937118,80
T4Andre Kotze537118,80
T4Pieter Prinsloo1337118,80
T4Robert Michael2537118,80
T4Hilton Button1837118,80
9Bartjie de Klerk03682,50
T10Graham de Villiers143563,71
T10Christo Ehlers93563,71
T10Danie Geldenhuys33563,71
T10Terance Richardson83563,71
T10Russell Tandy143563,71
T10Nerudo Mregi143563,71
T16Andrew Smith143445,38
T16Kevin Ho43445,38
T16Bertus Badenhorst113445,38
T16Johan van den Heever153445,38
T20Nico Roets43337,13
T20Mark Borrajeiro73337,13
T22Tiaan Bekker83230,91
T22Dylan de Beer-23230,91
T22Karl Jaacks63230,91
T22Hussein Ismail253230,91
T22Guy Steele123230,91
T27Ruben Swart73124,54
T27Jason Ivins33124,54
T27Bobby van der Spuy83124,54
T27Simon Meyer133124,54
T27Nic Coles193124,54
T27Dave Donald193124,54
T27Pete Bolton143124,54
T27Muneer Vally103124,54
T35Wayne Jeanson33020,63
T35Tim Pearman133020,63
T35Cornell Erasmus73020,63
T35Robbie Butler163020,63
T35Wayne Hardaker193020,63
T35Brendan Havenga03020,63
T41Matt Botwood122918,15
T41Carel van der Meulen142918,15
T41Mazz Lacueva162918,15
T44Ettiene Pienaar72816,50
T44Sean Salmon112816,50
T44Prinay Panday132816,50
T47Peter Fraser272714,85
T47Bossie Boshoff102714,85
T47Bert Pretorius132714,85
T50Francois Kamffer162611,00
T50Sarel Steyn232611,00
T52Ryan Estment-32510,00
T52Rhyan Jeanson142510,00
T52Lyle Langley112510,00
T55Luke Jansen62410,00
T55Joey du Preez262410,00
57Okkie Britz232210,00
T58Paul Ricketts172110,00
T58Neville Havenga172110,00
60John Beauont171810,00
61Klari van Zyl221610,00
T62Trevor Millar221410,00
T62Izak Viljoen91410,00

The player with the most points at the end of the Season will be crowned the 2019 Thursday League Champion and win a 2 Night, 8 man Golf Tour sponsored by Nkonyeni Residential Golf Estate!

VISIT NKONYENI 2019 Thursday League Standings

This Season Player of the Season is Sponsored by CTheWorld, and the Champion will receive a Valued Travel Voucher to any of their magnificent Destinations! (t&c apply)

VISIT C THE WORLD 2019 Player of the Season Rankings

DateThursday 18th July
CourseIrene Country Club
Loyalty MemberR320-00
Non-Loyalty MemberR380-00
Cart Bookings(011) 667-1081

Please make payment before the Event.

Payment Details 
Account nameDuckhook Golf
Account number62572251511

Irene Field

1st TeePlayer 1Player 2Player 3Player 4
07:02Ettiene PienaarJohan vd HeeverBossie BoshoffBert Pretorius
07:10Prinay PandayJamie SherryEtienne JacobsRyno Botha
07:18Andrew SmithNico RoetsChristo EhlersTim Pearman
07:26Francois KamfferRussell TandyRyan EstmentTiaan Bekker
07:34Mazz LacuevaPaul RickettsMatt BotwoodDarren Burger
07:42Carel vd MeulenLukie JansenTerance RichardsonKlari van Zyl
07:50Bartjie de KlerkGraham de VilliersWayne JeansonRuben Swart
07:58Danie GeldenhuysKarl JacksFrikkie BarnardRobert Michael
08:06Bertus BardenhorstBobby vd SpuyJohn-John J. van VuurenLyle Langley

*Fourballs are not Final

10th TeePlayer 1Player 2Player 3Player 4
07:10Pieter PrinslooOkkie BritzNerudo MregiKevin Ho
07:18Benno CoetzeeIzak ViljoenJason IvinsAndre Kotze
07:26Nic ColesPeter Langrish-SmithDylan StaffordSimon Meyer
07:34Dylan de BeerSean SalmonMark BorrajeiroGuy Steele
07:42Trevor MillarWayne HardakerCornel ErasmusSarel Steyn
07:50Hussein IsmailMuneer VallyRhyan JeansonJoey du Preez
07:58Robbie ButlerMike ComberDave DonaldPeter Fraser
08:06Hilton ButtonPete BoltonNeville HavengaBrendan Havenga
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