PHOTO OF THE WEEK – 3 FEBRUARY 2017

The Photo of the Week was taken by Felix Kranz (14 years old)!  Congratulations!  The Jukskei River in full flood on Monday 30 January 2017.  It’s amazing how perspective can fool you, when looking at the Bridge, it looked the like the river was about to engulf it, however gliding smoothly across you see a golf cart!  The power of water in motion is awe … Continue reading PHOTO OF THE WEEK – 3 FEBRUARY 2017

DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 4 2016

  On Friday 22 April 2016, Dainfern, together with FSS Security, SLA Paramedics and Fireworx hosted a Domestic Workers forum at the Dainfern Pavilion. Over 170 domestic staff attended the event and left with a lot of knowledge that was presented to them by SLA Paramedics, Fireworx and FSS. Tim from FSS provided attendees with general safety tips to be utilised around the home, such … Continue reading DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 4 2016

DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 3 MARCH 2016

March 2016 was one of the wettest Marches in Johannesburg and the eff ect of this weather was defi nitely felt by the golf course with the Jukskei River fl ooding its banks on Thursday 10 March 2016 littering both sides of the river with a huge amount of waste from up-river! NATIONAL COLLEGE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP AT DAINFERN A massive clean-up operation was undertaken by … Continue reading DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 3 MARCH 2016

DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 2 FEBRUARY 2016

The Christian custom of the Easter egg can be traced as far back as the early Christians of Mesopotamia, who stained eggs red to represent the blood of Christ and the hard shell of the egg symbolized the sealed Tomb of Christ — the cracking of which symbolized his resurrection from the dead. The Roman Ritual – the first edition of which was published in … Continue reading DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 2 FEBRUARY 2016

DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 1 JANUARY 2016

The competitors at the BMW South African Open included four Dainfern members this year, two professionals, Jaco van Zyl and Heinrich Bruiners, and two amateurs, Cameron Moralee and David Meyers. Only 9 amateurs were chosen to compete for the Freddie Tait Cup that goes to the leading amateur in the field – this prestigious trophy was previously won by such golfing legends as Bobby Locke, … Continue reading DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 1 JANUARY 2016

DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 11 2015

ERNEST MOJAPELO Ernest went to school in Alexandra Township. At school, he played soccer until, as a teenager, he discovered that golf was more to his liking. He started as a caddy at Parkview Golf Club in 1977 when he was 16 years old. After a few years, he got the opportunity to caddy on the Sunshine Tour – he caddied for 8 years on … Continue reading DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 11 2015

DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 10 2015

Dainfern golf and Country estate has matured since its inception some 23 years back. Many families chose this estate as an ideal and safe environment in which to raise their young children. These original children have since matured into teenagers and young adults and we are seeing that there’s a need for new facilities to be introduced to the estate to meet the changing dynamics … Continue reading DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 10 2015

DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 9 2015

We are entering the last quarter of 2015 and it is amazing how quickly this year has flown by. The last couple of months are extremely busy for everyone – from getting all our work for the year completed before going away on a well-deserved break in December, to our children writing their end of year exams, attending their different prize givings and school plays … Continue reading DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 9 2015

DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 8 2015

Dainfern, with immaculate verdant fairways and soft, undulating greens, set around the meandering Jukskei River, studded by pockets of tranquil, wooded areas and interweaved around beautiful homes, stunning parklands and sparkling ponds will set the scene for a magnificent day out for your company. The course is an 18-hole, par 72 playing golf course. The golf Course is meticulously maintained by our golf team managed … Continue reading DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 8 2015

DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 4 2015

DEVELOP A HOST OF SHORT SHOTS Contrary to what you may think, the world’s top players spend more time working on their short game than their full swing. Nick Faldo uses this time to experiment and develop a whole assortment of short-range scoring shots for every eventuality. POSTURE IS IMPORTANT FOR CHIPPING, TOO “Posture is rarely mentioned in connection with chipping or pitching,” says Gary … Continue reading DAINFERN ESTATE MAGAZINE ISSUE 4 2015