WINDHOEK, MARCH 27 – A total of 58 experienced and amateur golfers, including women, men, youngsters and senior citizens took part in the Bank Windhoek Independence Day Golf Championship held in Windhoek over the weekend.
Gunnar Goosen and Chris Poultney walked away with a floating trophy and several prizes as winners of the championship that was played in the better ball format. In second place were Hansina and Gerson Hinda, followed by XL Zhang and M Deng in third place.
“The Bank Windhoek Independence Day Golf Tournament is an opportunity for golf enthusiasts to celebrate the country’s independence with their love for golf. Thank you Bank Windhoek for making this possible,” said Windhoek Golf and Country Club’s Captain Gustav Jung.
“Bank Windhoek is proud to be associated with the Windhoek Golf and Country Club and with the development of golf in the country. The bank has sponsored golf since the 1980s and remains involved on various levels,” said Bank Windhoek’s Coordinator of Sponsorship and Events, Suzette January.
The full results for the Bank Windhoek Independence Day Golf Championship are as follow:
Position Players Better Ball Points
1 Gunnar Goosen and Chris Poultney 50
2 Hansina Hinda and Gerson Hinda 49
3 XL Zhang and M Deng 46
4 Cor Beuke and Celonika Robinson 46
5 George Gariseb and Bertus Damon 46
6 Burger Bergh and Burger van Taak 45
7 Ian Wood and Gerhard Van Rooyen 44
8 Natasja Louw and John Vermeulen 43
9 Chris Van Lill and Christie de Wet 42
10 Clint Dauti and Elton Chikohora 41
Four Nearest-Tot-Pin prizes were also up for grabs and were won by George Gariseb, Bertus Damon, Gunnar Goosen and Jason Amutenya. – NDN Staffer