President’s Golf Day 2019

The annual IING President’s Golf Day was once again contested amongst fellow insurance players on the 7th of May 2019 at Wingate Country Club, Pretoria East. 


The greenkeeper at Wingate Country Club (Mr. Pieter Cooper) has yet again presented the players with a wonderful course set up and conditions made for superb scoring on the day.

The format on the day was: Fourball Alliance with one (1) score to count and scramble drives on all Par 4’s and 5’s. With that being said – the players really had to dig deep and assist one another and the scores on the day is evident of same with the prizes for the Top 3 (Three) Fourballs going to :

  • 1st place               :               on 56 Points
    • Whelmar, Corne, Lee and Lionel
  • 2nd place              :               on 55 Points
    • Juan, Craig, Wilhelm and Louis
  • 3rd place               :               on 53 Points
    • Mark, Byron, J van der Westhuizen and J Rossow

There were also prizes up for grabs for Nearest to the pin and Longest Drive:

  • Nearest to the pin:
    • Dave Tippet and Byron Fichardt
  • Longest Drive:
    • Byron Fichardt and Alex van Heerden


Congratulations to all the winners on the day and yet again the golf day did not disappoint as it was well attended again and with great comradery and friendships old and new was the order of the day.

A huge thank you to our sponsors on the day:

  • CIB, Brolink, ITOO, Tracker, King Price, Mirabilis and Miway

And a special thank you goes out to Hollard Insurance Pretoria (Johan Prinsloo and team) as the main sponsor of the day and they’ve ensured that Wingate was painted in Purple again.

The IING team is looking forward to seeing you at next year’s President’s Golf Day!!