Golf Events

No other major ball game offers the same level of personal and interactive networking opportunities that can be provided by a well-run, professionally managed golf event.
As a result of the effectiveness of golf as a medium through which to engage with guests and staff, the golf calendar is a ‘rolling maul’ of golf days, all of which compete for attention and in which it has become progressively more difficult to make your company event stand out as a ‘must attend’ occasion.

We have been running events for over 30 years and understand the need to make your company golf event memorable. To achieve this we create innovative formats and themes, which will help ensure that your company golf event becomes an eagerly anticipated annual occasion in the diaries of your company’s guests, clients and staff.




Many companies are willing to spend thousands of Rands on a few minutes of light entertainment for their guests at a prize-giving function. For the same investment, or in many cases even less, a Pro-Am format will offer much more value and the host company’s guest will enjoy the experience of being with a professional golfer for 18 holes.

Our 5-ball playing format ensures that key space on your guest list is not reduced by the involvement of professional golfers with each team.
The unique Pro-Am team alliance scoring format allows for the involvement of ‘weaker’ players, with no adverse impact on the enjoyment of the ‘better’ golfers in the field. The format is a key element which allows the host company to broaden the scope of potential invitees and is one which will ensure an unforgettable day for all the participants – whatever their handicap.


Charity Golf Events

Charity golf is a highly competitive event ‘market place’ with many different and worthy causes and charities competing for the golfers’. 
Professionally run charity golf events can make for a great day for both the participants and the beneficiaries.

We provide innovative concepts and solutions to help make your golf charity event ‘stand out from the crowd’.

Contact Us

For any inquiries please contact John Cockayne:



Customer Testimonials

I first met John Cockayne in the context of his running the first Adcorp / RCP Pro-Am event at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington some six years ago. The event John originally proposed to us has been highly successful and is now in its seventh year. His recommendation to involve professional golfers along with the novel “5 ball Cockayne scramble” format, has been an unqualified success over these past years in terms of the both the response and participation of Adcorp’s Group companies as well as our participating clients and guests. As a result of his initial recommendations, the Pro-Am has now become an annual fixture and John’s continuing innovation by adding new elements each year to keep the event ‘fresh’ has greatly assisted in the continued success of the event. This type of event provides the Adcorp Holdings Group an opportunity to interact with and to thank key customers. Central to this is the effectiveness and format of the event itself. John’s professional and competent organisation and administration of the event has made the Adcorp / RCP Pro-Am the success it is today. In this regard, John’s management of the event has been first rate and he is a credit to both the professional event management and the PGA.
Richard Pike
Adcorp Holdings - CEO
John has provided golf event solutions to my department at the SABC since the middle 1990’s. The primary need has always been to engage with and network with our customers in which context John’s event programmes have been extremely successful. His attention to the detail involved is unfailing and it is refreshing to work with someone who is really professional. The effectiveness of the teaching programmes and event platforms John created for me during out National Academy Series in 2005 was a major contributing factor to our being R 35 million ahead of our sales targets at the end of that financial year.
Leon de Klerk
SABC Radio Sales - National Sales and Marketing Manager Business Development and RAP Studios SABC Radio Sales
I met John Cockayne for the first time in 1985 when we played the last round of the PGA Championship at the Wanderers together. Since then I have had the opportunity to work with John at a number of his golf Academies for the SABC and other companies and to play in many of his Pro-Am events. These events are inevitably supported by many PGA professionals, affording them the opportunity to not only play but earn extra income. I have seen him at work and can vouch for his professionalism and attention to detail and the high regard in which he is held by his customers. Whatever the type of event it will always be very well run and the teaching Academies are instructional and fun to be at for both the professionals and the amateurs involved, no matter their level of ability. His management skills are of the highest level and he is an excellent teacher who approaches the whole game from a refreshing and entertaining angle, which is so suitable for company events and which includes, amongst other value adding benefits, sending comprehensive swing notes as a follow up to all the guests. As an event manager and teacher John is a true professional in every sense and is a credit to any organization.
Justin Hobday
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