In Sight of the Sun PinkStig Series Title

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The Sun Pink Stig Series is underway and it has been an extraordinary event so far. Although the weather conditions were a bit of a challenge on the first day, our phenomenal lady pro golf players did an exceptional job and are looking forward to the rest of the event.

We got some comments from a few of the players who are in the lead at the moment, and this is what they had to say about their first round and what they are anticipating going into their rounds.

Tandi Mc Callum

“I enjoyed yesterday, it was a great fun day out on the golf course. With regards to how I played, I feel like I could have hit the ball a little bit better because the long swing, which is normally my strongest aspect, let me down a little bit. As you know Parkview is quite a narrow course…

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Message from Srixon CEO to PinkStig Ladies

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#journeytobetter #sunpinkstig #livingthedream

As women, we are faced with so many daily challenges, but always remember to wholeheartedly embrace them,  challenges are the key ingredients that makes us great.

The challenges are what provide us, as women, with our multi -faceted skill set, our ability to juggle, our creativity, our focus and so many more qualities.

The most important lesson that I have learnt as a woman in business is not to try and be a man or try to compete as a man, and rather to trust and embody all that there is in being a woman.

My message to you ladies today, as you begin another chapter on your journey to better, is a beautiful quote I read recently

“ To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream, Not only plan, but also BELIEVE”

Good luck to you all,

Louise Cooper

Managing Director Srixon…

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Ivanna Samu a PinkStig Star

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Ivanna Samu will be playing in the Sun PinkStig Series taking place at Parkview Golf Club from the 17th to the 18th October 2017.

Representing the Ruimsig Country Club is 18 year old Ivanna Samu and  is passionate about the game of Golf. She started her Golfing career at just the age of 10 and very much inspired by the legendary Sally Little. Sally said that I have everything it takes to become the best and not just because of my golf swing, but more than anything else, because of my spirit and attitude towards the game I do love so much says Ivanna.

Ivanna Samu was one of five players who formed part of the PinkStig Dream Team at the 2017 Sunshine Ladies Tour and arguably the best new comer to the tour in her first season.

She is a firm favourite going into the first Sun PinkStig Series…

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Part Two: The Black Knight ‘ Women’s Golf a Tsunami Coming’

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Eighteen months ago when ‘The Black Knight’  introduced Sally Little to Dhiren Mehta at the Gary Player Invitational 2015 at Sun City, little did we know a Tsunami was on the rise. After much conversation Dhiren proposed that Sally’s story be written.

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – Dhiren Mehta, Co-Founder of UniMedia Pro, Sally Little, Patricia de Lille, Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Zahira Hansa, Co-Founder of UniMedia Pro during the Launch of “Capturing the Fire” –

On the 2nd August 2016 UniMedia launched Sally Little’s book, ‘Capturing the Fire’ and the momentous occasion was complimented at a dinner book launch at the Sun Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town with Mayor Patricia De Lille as the main speaker, being a golfer herself.

At the dinner via video presentation, Gary Player commended Sally Little’s professional career and applauded her for putting so much effort into growing the game among the young ladies…

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Part One: UniMedia’s Footprint in Women’s Pro Golf SA

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Already in the last eighteen months UniMedia has been instrumental in writing and publishing Sally Little’s book ‘Capturing the Fire’ as well as launching  The Sun Pinkstig series as an addition to the existing SUNSHINE LADIES TOUR in South Africa. The SUN PINKSTIG SERIES  will be taking place on the 17th – 18th October at Parkview golf Club and then the finale of the year on the 4th – 6th December 2017 at Sun City. These events hold a prize money of R350 000 and will allow for the players to re-step into their competitive modes before the SLT season begins in January 2018.

The journey of women’s pro golf and its narrative began with UniMedia’s innovative approach of bringing the legend and the champion of the game together in one space. This was achieved with the launch of the Little Pace Challenge which took place at the immaculate Pearl…

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Parkview GC Host the Sun PinkStig Series

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UniMedia in association with Sun International launches its much-awaited Sun PinkStig Series. The Series kicks off with its first tournament at Parkview Golf Club from the 17th – 18th October and at Sun City from the 4th – 6th December 2017.

The club celebrated its centenary, which included the unveiling  of a statue to the club’s most illustrious member, Bobby Locke.  Arthur D’Arcy “Bobby” Locke (20 November 1917 – 9 March 1987) was a South African professional golfer. He won four Open Championships,  nine South African Opens, seven South African PGA Championships and 15 PGA Tour events.

The man recognised as the original architect of Parkview golf course, Lawrie Waters had come to South Africa from Scotland in the 1890s for health reasons, at the time that golf was gaining popularity in a society enjoying a quality of life enhanced by the burgeoning Reef goldfields.

In his career he was known…

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