Chris Venter retains the title as champion of Walker Park Golf Club’s annual Gold Rush Tournament.
The tournament was held at Walker Park Golf Club this weekend from Friday to Sunday.
This is the second consecutive year that Venter has clinched the trophy as overall winner.
Playing from an 18 handicap, Venter accumulated the best IPS score over the three days, with his best score of 46 IPS on Friday as the winner of that day.
The overall title was won on a count out between Venter and Lulu Khumalo. Khumalo is a 14 handicap golfer.
The men’s winner on Saturday was Charles Bodenstein with 42.
Danie Enslin was the Sunday winner with 42 points.
Lucille Lyon is the overall women’s Gold Rush champion for 2017. She also won the daily match on Friday with 39 IPS. Lyon has a 19 handicap.
Ella Theron won the competition on Saturday and Renet van Biljon was Sunday’s winner.
Lance Nel delivered the highlight of the tournament with a hole-in-one on the 15th hole.
“This is the first hole-in-one I have played in my 11 years as a golfer,” said this Walker Park Club member with a 30 handicap.