As a Section 21 company, SADGA is bound to the principles of Corporate Governance, including transparency, disclosure and sound ethical conduct. To this end, we have a Board of Directors who are appointed on a voluntary basis to enforce these principles.
Legal Structures of the Board
- Association Incorporation under section 21-Reg.#2004/015161/08
- The Board meets 3/4 times per year
- The Board ensures that all its properties are fully managed and regulated.
- The Board recognises the importance of maintaining transparency and accountability.
- The Board approves all policies of the SADGA.
- The Board decides on the salary increases, bonuses and job descriptions.
Members of the Board
Chairman of the Board: Enver Hassen
Enver is an Education Specialist and is passionate about sport, particularly providing opportunities for PDI’s (Previously Disadvantaged Individuals). He has been involved with Golf Development initiatives in the Western Province Golf Union since 1995. He served as President of the South African Golf Association after having served as President of WPGU.
As a qualified R & A Rules official, he has been active at the South African Open Championship, one of the SA Tours major championships.
Financial Director: Alan Locketz
Alan has been a keen supporter of disabled golf for a number of years and when asked in 2004 to fulfill the task of Financial Director, he accepted with enthusiasm. Alan has been in private practice as a Chartered Accountant (SA) since 1985 and owns AML Financial Services.
Executive Director: Craig Moorgas
Craig Moorgas (leg amputee) was one of the founding members of the SADGA and was the first Chairman of the Board. He left the SADGA board 7 years ago to focus on his career. Since 2012 Craig was involved in International wheelchair basketball. He went on the committee of the IWBF as treasurer and then went as a technical delegate to Rio Paralympics. Craig re-joined the board of SADGA in January 2017. Craig joined the GolfRSA board in 2019 as part of the MOI signed by SADGA and GolfRSA.
Director: Koos Ellis
Koos has been one of our most loyal supporters on and off the golf course. Koos was the regional manager for Xerox in the Western Cape and through his network of businesses and people, has added immeasurable value to the SADGA.
Director: Pieter Verwey
Pieter is the Managing Director at DJO Global and has been applying his trade for nearly 20 years in the orthopedic market space. He has captained the WP Team at the Provincial Challenge since its inception in 2010 and has taken his team to victory 6 times. Pieter was selected as the SA Team Captain at the World Cup of Disabled Golf in 2017.
Director: Christo De Jager
Chris has been a disabled member of SADGA for the past 10 years. A past winner of his division at the SA Open, Christo continues to compete at a high level, aiming for a top 10 finish in the SA Open. Christo works for VWSA and thanks to him we secured the VW partnership.