GolfRSA: auction campaign - unique items can be yours

- 18 June 2020
These extraordinary Auction items could be yours!

Having launched our Raffle earlier this week, GolfRSA has now kicked off an amazing Auction campaign, with some of the most exclusive and unique items up for grabs. Check out some of the Lots below or click here to see the full list of amazing items.

From big-ticket items such as golf with Ernie Els at Leopard Creek or with Kevin Pietersen at Wentworth in the UK, to unique experiences like whisky or wine tastings, rare memorabilia and idyllic getaways, there really is something for everyone's taste.

The online auctions, administered by Strauss & Co, run until 8pm on June 22nd, so make your bids now. All proceeds from the auctions will go to the GolfRSA Help Fund, which has been set up to assist caddies and casual workers who have been severely affected by the Covid-19 crisis.

Check out some of the remarkable items up for auction below – and click here to see the full list.

AUCTION: A Fourball With Ernie Els at Leopard Creek

It's hard to imagine a more exclusive golfing experience than this. Golf for you and two friends with four-time Major champion Ernie Els at Leopard Creek. The package includes green fees, golf carts and your halfway house, as well as a light lunch in the clubhouse before you tee off.

Ernie will provide a personalised memento and golfers will enjoy dinner at the Boma (Ernie still to confirm his availability) and accommodation in a dormie house, with breakfast at the clubhouse the next morning. Adidas will add a gift pack for each golfer.

AUCTION: Golf with Kevin Pietersen at Wentworth in the UK

This is your chance to join South African-born English cricketing legend Kevin Pietersen at one of the most iconic courses in the United Kingdom. Ultra-exclusive Wentworth is home to the BMW PGA Championship and is the headquarters of the European Tour – and is a truly spectacular golf course.

AUCTION: A Glenbrynth whisky tasting for 30 people with Dale Hayes, Denis Hutchinson and Dave Usendorff

If you enjoy a good whisky and a lot of laughs, then this unique experience is right up your alley. You and 29 friends can join golfing raconteurs Dale Hayes, Denis Hutchinson and Dave Usendorff for a whisky tasting courtesy of Glenbrynth Whisky.

AUCTION: Golf at for you and some friends at Blair Atholl or Durban Country Club

Two of South Africa's most beautiful courses have kindly donated VIP rounds for golfers. You can bid on a round for you and friends at Blair Atholl or Durban Country Club, including carts, halfway house and a post-round drink.

AUCTION: A getaway at Bayala Lodge, Thatch House or a luxurious stay in Plettenberg Bay

Also up for auction are a number of stylish getaways, including Bayala Game Lodge in Hluhluwe, Thatch House Boutique Hotel in Hermanus and a luxurious stay in Plettenberg Bay, with golf at Pezula and Simola thrown in.

AUCTION: Marvellous memorabilia from the Springboks and Sergio Garcia

Bid on a framed Springbok jersey from the 2007 World Cup (donated by Bobby Skinstad), with original signatures of each member of the winning Springbok team. Or, how about the Springbok Opus Midi Edition, that tells the story of the birth, struggle and growth of the Springboks and is signed by Francois Pienaar, John Smit and Siya Kolisi?

There is also a Sergio Garcia Limitied Edition golf bag, featuring the Spanish coat of arms and Sergio's personal logos.

AUCTION: Unique wine, golf and gastronomy experiences

Up for grabs are a High Road wine tasting experience, dinner for 12 guests with four amazing chefs at Long Table at Le chêne Restaurant, Leeu Estates, Franschhoek and a VIP golfing/wine experience from Vilafonte that includes golf at Pearl Valley for 12 golfers, hosted by Schalk Burger, Jacques Kallis, Schalk Brits and Nick Mallett.

GolfRSA would like to thank the following companies for their valuable help in running the auction and raffle:

If you have any items that you would like to donate to the GolfRSA Help Fund, please contact Selwyn Eagle on 083 4634 479 or seeagle@telkomsa.net.

Boland Golf Union