Namibia: Nedbank Announces the Nedbank Desert Classic

NEDBANK Namibia has committed N$110 000 towards hosting the Nedbank Desert Classic golfing event at the Rossmund Golf Course on 28 and 29 December 2019.

JG van Graan, Nedbank Namibia's Chief Financial Officer, said the event will unquestionably be a pinnacle event for golfing enthusiasts.

"Our aim is to present golfers with an experience without equal when they step onto the Rossmund Golf Course. In its earlier iterations, this golf event has always been held in high esteem and our intention is to step up the overall experience significantly in collaboration with DZ Golf and the Rossmund Golf Course."

Dan Zwiebel of DZ Golf says the Nedbank Desert Classic will follow a betterball stableford format with a scramble drive.

"We have 72 spots available for two-person teams, and these will be allocated on a first come first served basis," said Zwiebel.

"Interested teams are welcome to contact me directly at"

Entries close on Friday, 20 December 2019, and amount to N$1 000 per person, which includes both green and competition fees, as well as top-notch welcoming gifts, halfway house treats for both golfing days and a prize giving lunch for all participants. The event is billed to cater for the entire family.

Van Graan said the Nedbank Desert Classic provides the perfect backdrop to end off both an engaging year and month for Nedbank Namibia in Swakopmund, considering the fact that the bank is also hosting the Nedbank Desert Dash on 6 and 7 December, as well as the Nedbank Swakopmund Food Festival on 13 and 14 December at the coastal town.

"Our bank is renowned for the quality events that we host and the Nedbank Desert Classic will cap off a truly triumphant year for us. We have great appreciation, too, for the enthusiastic support from Rossmund Golf Course, DZ Golf and Bachmus Oil & Supplies."

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