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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Sun PinkStig Series 2017 – Press Release

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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 Sun PinkStig Series is an exciting initiative in women’s professional golf, that will showcase some of South Africa’s most aspiring Woman Professional Golfers providing them with a platform to compete more. These events are part of celebrating this historical shift and injecting a fresh impetus to propel the game and its players to new heights.

UniMedia’s focus is to locally manufacture players and attract more international events to South Africa. The retention of existing talent will fuel more competitive tournaments with, more rewards. UniMedia will provide innovative media stimulations for participants, spectators and media.

PinkStig serves as a catalyst for corporate stakeholders and others…

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Interview with the GM of Army Foundation – Mr. Ramphele

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Mr Angel Ramphele, General Manager SA Army Foundation begins by stating that: “the SA Army Foundation is an ardent supporter of all projects involving the SANDF. Being the largest services fund serving the largest service in the SANDF, it is our duty to ensure that our members see and feel our presence throughout their daily lives, at work, on the field, at leisure and certainly, on the golf course.”

Q: With women’s golf taking centre stage globally, we in SA are at a loss for female golf role models. How can corporate play a part in integrating the amateurs into this role?

Mr. Ramphele: It is important that women across all sectors and sporting codes are developed and supported. We have seen, within the defence force, real efforts to promote women and encourage them as equally capable. With golf days such as this, we believe it is an opportunity for…

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SUN PinkStig Classic Celebrating Tourism at Woodhill GC

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Tourism Month is an annual celebration held in September to focus on the importance of tourism to the economy of South Africa.  Tourism Month is celebrated annually in September with the aim of encouraging South Africans to explore their own country.

It also provides the tourism industry with an opportunity for a sustained, heightened month-long focus on the importance of domestic tourism to the economy. UniMedia recently in the month of August (Women’s month) hosted the Minister of Tourism and presented its PinkStig Series brand and how it complements the objectives set out by the department of tourism. The Minister expressed her excitement of what the PinkStig Brand offers to women in golf and more so its direct approach in promoting golfing destinations for local and international tourism.

Rob Dalton Sun International left with PinkStig Pro Tijana Kraljevic, Garreth ‘Soldierboy’ Mclellan and Ginnie Patricia McLellan ‘Slodierboy Managment’

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