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Born 13th December 1948
Married to Ann Elizabeth on 8th February 1975
Children:  Robyn Leigh Jacobs aged 34 .Qualified Psychologist practising in Cape Town.
Tarryn  Lynne Jonker aged 31. Chartered Accountant working in Cape Town. She has  2 children , Alexis aged 4 and Mark aged 1.


Matriculated from Muir College High in Uitenhage in 1966.
Rhodes  University ,  B Comm.1974
UNISA School of Business Leadership .   Advanced Executive Programme   1989/90.

Business Life

Volkswagen  (SA ) 1972 to 1975. Credit Controller.
Veldspun (Pty )Ltd. Textile manufacturer 1975 to 1993 . Sales and Marketing Manager.
Hi-Q Uitenhage.  Tyre and exhaust retailer. 1993 to 2009. Managing Partner
Eastern Province Golf Union. 2010 to 2013. Golf Administrator.
Retired December 2013.


Club Captain Uitenhage Golf Club on 6 different occasions from 1974 to 1993.
Club President in 2002 and 2003.
Represented Eastern Province Junior Golf in 1966.
Represented Eastern Province   Golf in 1972/3/4/5.
Manager of Eastern Province Golf Teams on many occasions.
Member of Eastern Province Golf Executive from 1997 to 2013.
President of Eastern Province Golf Union in 2006/7/8.

Service Clubs

Member of Uitenhage Round Table No. 14 from 1987/8/9.
Member of Rotary Club of Uitenhage South from 1994 to June 2014.
Club President in 2000/01 and again in 2009/10
Assistant Governor in 2002/3/4
Paul Harris Fellow Sapphire in 2010.


Resigned from RC of Uitenhage South as we are relocating to Cape Town in September
Sports couch potato of note.

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