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The second-placed four-ball at the fundraiser together with Jo Knowles. They are from left: Chris Kruger, Glen Hatt, Chris Jeenes and Welmar O’Reilly (Picture: Wayne Marks).


Equine Marketing Solutions (Grant & Joanne Knowles) hosted a golf day at Atlantic Beach Links on Wednesday to raise funding towards Rouvaun Smit’s exorbitant medical expenses.

A decent amount of approximately R25,000 was raised.

Equine Marketing Solutions thanked the following Sponsors (in alphabetical order) for their generous donations and  prizes which contributed to making the day a success:


Charl Pretorius

Gold Circle


IXU courtesy of the RX Group

John Finlayson

Shaheen Shaw

Snaith Racing

Sugar Hotel

World Sports Betting

A special thank you must go out to both HollywoodBets and World Sports Betting for their generous hole sponsorships.

Results of the day:

1st Place               Wynn Davies, Gill Davies, Bryann Shaw & John Spyker – 90 points               

2nd Place             Welmar O’Reilly, Glen Hatt, Chris Kruger & Chris Jeenes – 89 points                     

3rd Place              Nicho Olivier, Ryan Olivier, Raymond Olivier & Jandre Kleynhans – 83 points counted in                               

4th Place              Paul Barrett, George Bowes, Vadi Pillay & John Savage – 83 points counted out

5th Place              Peter Waison, Karl Neisius, Amaro Fernandes & Patrick McGivern – 81 points counted in

Closest to Pin

Hole 3                   Riyaaz Parker

Hole 8                   Karl Neisius

Hole 14                Gill Davies

In addition to the golf day, Equine Marketing Solutions have managed to get some very generous support in the form of stallion services from leading stud farms in the Western Cape.  Bloodstock SA have agreed to auction the services on Thursday after the KZN Yearling Sale.