Boeta Nasi, who hails from the small village of Ntswelengwe, near Kuruman is on a mission to drive his career growth alongside his commendable community work, all through his beloved sport.
THE PRISTINE greens of the Magersfontein Memorial Golf Estate are set to witness more than just birdies and eagles this Friday as the inaugural Diamond Charity Golf Day takes centre stage, featuring none other than the rising star of the golfing world, Boeta Nasi.
Organised by the Diamond MayFest, this event is not just about drives, chips and putts; in actual fact, it carries a noble mission which is raising funds to support Boeta Nasi’s NGO golf clinic and community golf lessons at Kathu Primary School.
Boeta Nasi, who hails from the small village of Ntswelengwe, near Kuruman, is not your typical pro golfer. He is on a mission to drive his career growth alongside his commendable community work, all through his beloved sport.
Nasi’s journey began at the tender age of 12, when he started as a caddy which implanted an undying passion for the sport. From then, he carved his path to the top. His talent and dedication shone through as he dominated local clubs and provincial tournaments. His dream of becoming a professional golfer was realised when he joined the Big Easy Tour* in 2022.
Nasi’s journey is inspiring, not just for his professional achievements but also for his dedication to giving back to his community. He proudly represented Northern Golf alongside other top seven players and has achieved several notable accolades throughout his golfing career, including provincial colours on five occasions, victories at tournaments like the Sishen Masters and Kuruman Masters, and clinching the title of Sishen Golf Club champion.
But what sets Nasi apart is his commitment to nurturing the future of golf. When he’s not on the golf course, he’s actively involved in running the golf driving range at the Kathu Country Club, offering golf lessons to individuals of all ages, including both adults and youngsters. These lessons are paid for by the eager golfers looking to improve their skills.
Nasi’s philanthropic endeavours don’t end there. He extends his passion for golf to Kathu Primary School, where he runs golf clinics after hours. These clinics not only introduce young minds to the sport but also instil valuable life skills such as discipline, patience, and sportsmanship.
The First Annual Diamond Charity Golf Day is not just a celebration of golf; it’s a celebration of giving back to the community that has nurtured a golfing prodigy like Boeta Nasi.
The funds raised at this event will go a long way in supporting Nasi’s NGO golf clinic and community golf lessons, ensuring that more children from Kathu Primary School get the chance to experience the joy of golf and its positive impact on their lives.
So, whether you’re an avid golfer or simply someone who appreciates the potential power of sports to change lives, join Nasi this Friday at 8am at the Magersfontein Memorial Golf Estate for a day of golf and camaraderie that will hopefully a real difference in the lives of aspiring golfers and their community.
Boeta Nasi’s journey is not just about chasing birdies on the course; it’s about creating a brighter future through the sport he loves.
* The Big Easy Tour, founded in 2011, serves as a developmental tour for the prestigious Sunshine Tour. It provides aspiring golfers like Nasi with the platform to prove their mettle. The top five players on this tour earn coveted Sunshine Tour cards, while those ranking 6th to 30th secure entry into the final stage of Sunshine Tour qualifying school. The tour, named after the legendary South African golfer Ernie Els, has been instrumental in fostering the careers of many golfing talents.