IMSSA President’s Cup 2016

March 23rd, 2016, Published in Articles: PositionIT


The Institute for Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) held its annual President’s Cup at the Services Golf Club in Centurion on 18 March 2016. Besides being a fundraiser event for the institute, it was also a networking opportunity for the 114 mine surveyors and suppliers that attended the event.

Twenty-four four-ball teams competed in the IPS Stableford format for the highest scores, nearest-to-the-pin, longest drive, straightest drive, best four-ball team, and highest-ranking lady titles. The event was sponsored by Optron, Aciel-Geomatics, Esri and Southern Mapping, with prizes also sponsored by CSS Survey, Deswik and Autobuild Africa.

Mojaleea Maine

Mojaleea Maine awarded first place by Hennie Grobler.

Mojaleea Maine won first place with 44 points, followed by Johan Putter with 41 points in second place, Guitar Mehlwana with 41 points in third place, Chris Barnard with 39 points in fourth place, and Corné van Zyl and Tshepo Maine drawn at 38 points.

Kevin Schmidt, Ian Lawler, Docs van Tonder and Jeanine Lantz comprised the best four-ball team on the day, and scored 139 points. Charles Zeelie won the longest drive with a 290 m drive, while Don Munro won the straightest drive. There were four nearest-to-the-pin prizes awarded – Freddie de Bruin (hole 6), Jeanine Lantz (hole 8), Mojaleea Maine (hole 11) and Werner Minnie (hole 15).

The highest ranking ladies on the day were Jeanine Lantz (35 points), Amanda Mojapelo (28 points) and Thabita Machaba (16 points). There were no eagles or hole-in-ones on the day.

IMSSA president, Dr. Hennie Grobler, handed out the prizes at the lunch following the day, and thanked sponsors of the event and all those who attended to make it a successful and fun day out of the office.

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