Beachwood Tender

The Board has reached an agreement in principal with a purchaser of Beachwood. As soon as the agreement is formalised members will be advised of the terms of the sale.

DCC Members Benefit

The Playhouse takes pleasure in partnering with Durban Country Club, offering its members an on-going benefit of 20% discount. All DCC members can phone reception to acquire the code in order to get their discount.

Durban’s Playhouse complex links the city’s present with its past. The current theatre facade preserves two of the city’s most famous landmarks, situated adjacent to each other in central Anton Lembende Street (formerly Smith Street) opposite the City Hall. They were first conceived as cinemas, namely the glamorous Prince’s Theatre which originated in 1926; and the grand Tudor-styled Playhouse, which originally opened its doors to public fanfares and capacity house in 1935. In the early 1980s, these two celebrated entertainment venues underwent expert renovation and conversion into a state-of-the-art, multi-venue theatre complex that faithfully preserved many of the buildings’ original characteristics and architectural features. This was officially opened in the mid ’80s as The Natal Playhouse, subsequently to become known by its present-day title The Playhouse, Kwazulu-Natal’s premier theatre complex and home of The Playhouse Company.

Golf News

From the Captain:

Good day all Golfers

We have finally selected the clubs golf committee.

The new committee members are:

L Whiteford - Interim Captain Durban Country Club
S Fenger - Captain of Beachwood
C Smit - Vice-Captain Beachwood
A Jamme - Ladies Captain
D Gammon - Golf Director
E Stewart
M Botha
T Padayachi
B Daya
G Townsend
C Field
S Maharaj
M Hadebe
A Ramkissoon

This week sees the welcome return of our second pump at the 15th dam. This has been nonfunctional for a better part of a year. This pump utilizes a second bore hole which is mainly used to water fairways as well as topping up the main dam thereby reducing the iron content of our water.

Good Golfing
The Captain

Fixture List

DayDateDurban Country ClubBeachwood
Sat13 MayBetterballMonthly Mug
Sun14 MayMinara Golf DayOpen to All
Mon15 MayIndaba Golf DayOpen to All
Tue16 MayOpen to AllLadies (AM)
Wed17 MayVolvo Sponsor Day - BetterballAlliance
Thurs18 MayOpen to AllOpen to All
Fri19 MayLadies (AM)Open to All
Sat20 MayCMH Trophy (Morning)Alliance
Sun21 MayKZN LeagueKZN League

Festival of Bubbles - Sun, 28 May

Membership Drive

Golf Special

Upcoming Events

Mother's Day - Sun, 14 May

Meet bestselling international author Lesley Pearse!

Lesley has sold over 10 million books worldwide so we are delighted to welcome her to Durban on 15th May to promote the paperback edition of her latest book “Dead to Me”.

This is a particularly special event for Books & Books as she was the very first author who we hosted when we opened in 2006!

DATE: Monday, 15th May 2017
TIME: 12h00 for 12h30
VENUE: The Athlone Room, Durban Country Club
or call 031 563 6288

R255 per person (includes lunch and a complimentary glass of wine)

Bookings close at 5pm on Monday, 8th May.

Kindly note that bookings will only be confirmed once proof of payment is received.

Lesley Pearse is one of the UK's best-loved novelists with fans across the globe and a life story as fascinating as her novels. A true storyteller and a master of gripping story-lines that keep the reader hooked from beginning to end, Pearse introduces you to characters who are impossible not to care about or forget. There is no formula to her books or easily defined genre. Whether crime as in 'Till We Meet Again', historical adventure like 'Never Look Back', or the passionately emotive 'Trust Me', she engages her readers completely.

Quiz Night - Wed, 17 May

Golf Trust Draw - Fri, 26 May

Seniors' - Tue, 30 May

Fitness Classes

Members please note that due to popular demand, the fitness classes are now on a Monday & Thursday at 17h00

Feedback from Mike: Kim's classes are great. A beautiful and inspiring setting, friendly atmosphere and the right mix of hard work and fun. Having participated for the past month, I have more energy and feel more flexible. I highly recommend these classes.


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