“We have sent a child previously to the camp, and we would like to ensure more Newcastle children have the opportunity this year.”
Studio owner, Camille Honiball explained the Aquathon was founded in South Africa five years ago, thanks to the power of social media.
After the last race meet was cancelled at the beginning of October, Saturday night’s racing event proved to be one fuelled by racers wanting to win, while spectators wished for the excitement of the race.
“We thank everyone for participating and a special word of thanks to all sponsors. Without you this day would not have been possible. We hope to see you all next year!” encouraged Sakekamer secretary, Angelique van Vuuren.
When the day’s festivities were over, golfers enjoyed delicious boerewors rolls and light finger snacks, followed by a cold drink or two during the much anticipated prize giving.
The purpose of the tournament was for competitors to build up points to compete in the South African Championships.
Cash prizes were up for grabs for the winners in each division, which motivated sportsmen and women to pedal their way to victory.
Pics at the Newcastle Golf Club in Barry Hertog Park.
The event was dedicated to Autism Week, and spectators and racers were dressed in blue to raise awareness.
Check out these awesome photos taken by Zesuliwe Hadebe at the Hutten Park Golf Day.
Isone Bester came first in the Women’s race, and nine-year-old Stephan van der Merwe came second. Zaakira Khan followed closely, passing the finish line in third place.