Win a week in the UK for racing and golf!

IT’s competition time, with a special focus on our South African readers but not excluding our UK readers. You can win a prize worth R39,999. If you don’t wish to enter the competition, you have an opportunity to join us for that fee for an unforgettable week. Read through and scroll down for the competition details and joining details.

So, here’s the prize, tailored for golfers/racing lovers:

Spend four days in the United Kingdom, two of which playing golf at the famous Belfry Golf Course near Birmingham (Brabazon and PGA Course); also take in a stable visit to Tony Carroll’s Mill House with Breakfast, and a special day at the races at the Worcester Racecourse. Return Flights from South Africa, accommodation, transports, entrance to Racecourse and all golfing fees included. Prize for a UK winner will exclude flights. You will be accompanied by the IRC as well as world renowned multiple South African jockey Piere Strydom, and horseman come TV presenter James Goodman, who will also be playing at The Belfry.

The Provisional Itinerary below:

Monday 22th August

  • Departure from Johannesburg/Durban/Cape Town

Tuesday 23th August

Wednesday 24th August (Accommodation Belfry Hotel)
9am – Registration with Tea, Coffee and Bacon Rolls. Collect your free Polo Shirts, enter the sweep and get live scoring codes
9am – 11am – Free use of the range and practice facilities
11am – Briefing and call to shotgun
11:45 – Shotgun Start on both courses with Live Scoring (Golf Genius App)
17:30 – Trickshot show with Dean Davis on the 10th Hole of The Brabazon (audience participation required)
19:00 – BBQ Buffet Dinner and Charity Race Night courtesy of International Racing Club. To include spot prizes from Day 1. Hosted by Aaron James
Thursday 25th August  (Accomodation Belfry Hotel)
8am onwards – Breakfast in The Warwick Suite
11:15 – Call to Shotgun (PGA Course)
11:45 Shotgun Start on both courses with Live Scoring (Golf Genius App)
5pm onwards – Putting competition on Putting Green
19:15 – Drinks in Warwick Suite
20:00 – Dinner served followed by comedian & host Aaron James, auction, live music and prizes (Dress to impress)
23:00 – Bel Air Nightclub is open for us
Friday 26th August
06:30 onwards – Breakfast in Ryder Grill and then depart, dreaming about coming back again in 2023
Travel back to London for return flight to SA.
Please note buggies are provided FREE OF CHARGE on the PGA National thanks to Trak Employment Solutions and we do insist that every pair has one on this course for speed of play and getting you to your starting tees.


Join the IRC Newsletter (free to subscribe, your entry will only be considered if you’re a newsletter subscriber)

-Predict, in the correct order, the first four horses past the post in the 2022 Durban July (Saturday, 2 July). Mail your answer, with your name and contact details, to on or before Friday, 1 July, 2022. ONE entry per newsletter subscriber will be allowed.

-If there are more than one winner, ONE ONLY will be drawn by the IRC.

-If there are no winners, we will give you another chance to predict the first four in the Gold Cup at the end of July. Same will apply.

-Judge’s decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.

-Prize winner must be prepared to share a room with fellow player/traveller.

-Single-room supplements will be an additional R6,000 added to the advertised fee.

-Individuals who wish to join us without entering the competition can phone Joao on (+44) 7947 499 258 or mail We will also be providing a payment gateway shortly via our newsletter and our social media platforms. –IRC.

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