soweto golf cupSince 2013
PRO-AM GOLF DAY | PROFESSIONAL TOURNAMENT | TROPHY CEREMONY | GOLF DEVELOPMENT
Top PGA of South Africa players are invited according to order of merit rankings to challenge for the prestigious title.
2013 – Musiwalo Nethundzi
2014 – Musiwalo Nethundzi
2015 – Sipho Bujela
2016 – Pieter Kruger
2017 – Kenneth Dube
The ONLY SOUTH AFRICAN PROFESSIONAL TOURNAMENT BORN IN THE TOWNSHIP
Soweto Golf Cup was launched in 2013 by Endaweni Media with a primary objective to host a professional golf tournament in the township that will make a difference in our society. It is a three day PGA of South Africa sanctioned tournament, which brings South Africans together from different walks of life and contributes transformation of the sport. Soweto Golf Cup has become a prominent fixture in South Africa’s golf calendar and has proved successful for corporate hospitality and marketing platform.
Hosting of the tournament in Soweto makes a significant impact in the community.
Local businesses: Introduced a policy to procure products and services from local based enterprises, thus supporting township economy.
Tourism: Promote Soweto Country as a viable golf tourist destination via national media coverage.
Golf Youth Development: Launched Gauteng Junior Golf Series to inspire young stars to reach their potential and hosting beginners’ golf clinic. Equipment, apparels and machinery has been donated over the years towards golf development.
Temporary employment: Job creation is at the heart of organising the tournament, a total of 120 unemployed people have an opportunity to work and earn an income.