SA Golf Hall of Fame opens

2011-09-02 10:54
Hugh Baiocchi (File)
Cape Town - The third annual Southern Africa Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony followed by a Gala Banquet, as well as the Celebrity Charity Golf day will be held on Monday, November 28, at the Wanderers GC, Johannesburg.
The 2011 Inductees have also just been announced and Hugh Baiocchi, one of South Africa’s most successful players in the 1970s and '80s, heads the list.

Other inductees include:

Charles Kingsley
George Fotheringham
Jannie le Roux
Cobie le Grange
Simon Hlapo
Jeanette Burd

In addition, the Sid Brews Golf Heritage Trust is delighted to be able to invite you to visit the Southern Africa Golf Hall of Fame Museum, situated at the Hyatt Regency Oubaai in Herolds Bay, George.
The museum covers the history of South African golf in terms of wallpaper documented in the form of photographs, articles, and copy, as well as all aspects of golf including:

•    Origins of Golf
•    Museum Founding
•    Majors, winners, and Senior Major winners, as well as those who came close
•    Pull-up banners of the major winners
•    History of SA Golf
•    Women's Golf
•    SA Amateur & Professional winners
•    Trivia and points of interest
•    International victories
•    Golfers through the ages
•    The story of "Pre- Democracy" golf 1960 - 1992
•    Golf Hall of Fame inductions to-date
•    Extinct golf courses & Golf course design
•    Hall of Fame

Memorabilia includes:

•    Display golf clubs from 1850 - 1960, as well as golf balls
•    Displays of illegal, adjustable, locally hand-forged, locally stamped clubs, putters
•    Golf balls including feathery, guttie balls dating from 1850
•    Making of golf balls
•    Various displays from the office, bar, silver, smoking, porcelain...
•    Numerous trophies including the Canada Cup & Freddie Tait trophies
•    7x Display cabinets with Inductee and other donated memorabilia
•    Many other displays in additional cabinets and on the walls
•    Enclosed exhibition area comprising early golf bags and related items
•    Enclosed glass storeroom with early golf bags and clubs


•    Largest golf research library in Southern Africa


•    Putting green
•    Televisions
•    Playstation
•    Miniature golf outside (process of building)

Golfer Participation:

•    Wall set-aside for "bricks" with the name and message of purchaser engraved thereon
•    Wall set-aside for "Hole-in-One" achievement by registered golfers



Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights

Live scoring

Love 2 Meet

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs

Which is your favourite event on the golfing calendar?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.