Grant Kekana Foundation Hosts Inaugural Golf Day at Euphoria Estate, Raising Funds and Spirits for Charity.

The Grant Kekana Foundation hosted its inaugural golf day on Saturday, June 15, at the prestigious Euphoria Golf and Lifestyle Estate in Mookgophong, Limpopo. The event, which combined the passion for golf with a noble cause, brought together golfers from various backgrounds to make a tangible difference in the lives of those in need. The scenic greens of the Euphoria estate provided the perfect backdrop for a day filled with camaraderie, sportsmanship, and charity.

In the early morning, the atmosphere was electric as participants arrived, ready to tee off for a good cause. The foundation, established by Grant Kekana, a Mamelodi Sundowns player and a prominent figure in the South African football scene, aimed to leverage the event to raise funds and awareness for charitable initiatives. Golfers, both seasoned and amateur, displayed remarkable skill and sportsmanship, fostering a sense of community and shared purpose.

Grant Kekana and his Mother Pinky Kekana

The highlight of the day was not just the golf, but the unity and generosity that permeated the event. Players, sponsors, and volunteers came together with a shared vision of giving back to the community. The day’s activities culminated in a gala dinner, a sophisticated affair that continued the spirit of charity and celebration. The elegant venue was abuzz with conversations, laughter, and the anticipation of the upcoming auction.

The auction featured an impressive collection of sporting memorabilia and photographs, each item representing a piece of history and the spirit of excellence. Items included photographs of iconic figures like Rugby World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi, seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton, and the revered South African political icon Nelson Mandela. The bidding was lively, with attendees eagerly vying for the chance to own a piece of history while contributing to the foundation’s cause.

Amidst the evening’s activities, the moment that left an indelible mark on everyone present was Grant Kekana’s heartfelt speech. Taking the stage with visible emotion, Kekana expressed his profound gratitude.

“Today has really been an emotional day for me. I’m here, back home in the Waterberg region. This is the region that helped me develop as a young man. My mom was mayor of the Waterberg region. The main reason for me to bring this gold day back home was because everything started here. This is where I learned to dream.”

He went on to thank his mother, whose unconditional support and sacrifices had been instrumental in his journey. “She was the first person who bought me boots. She has been my rock from day one until today. Her love and strength have been my guiding light,” he said, his voice thick with emotion.

Kekana also took the time to appreciate his friends and colleagues who had helped establish the foundation. He acknowledged their efforts and the collective spirit that had made the event possible. “This foundation is not just about me; it’s about all of us coming together to make a difference. Thank you to everyone who believed in this vision and worked tirelessly to bring it to life,” he added.

In attendance were several of Kekana’s Mamelodi Sundowns teammates, including Mthobi Mvala and Aubrey Modiba. Their presence added a touch of solidarity and support, highlighting the close-knit nature of the football community. Their participation, along with that of other notable attendees, underscored the widespread support for the foundation’s mission.

The inaugural golf day of the Grant Kekana Foundation was more than just a sporting event; it was a display of the power of community and the impact of collective goodwill. As the evening drew to a close, there was a palpable sense of achievement and hope. The funds raised and the connections forged promised a brighter future for those the foundation aimed to support.

“The end goal of the foundation is also for us to have a sports academy. A lot of you might know that I come from Tuks Sports Academy; hence, earlier on, I said I was privileged to go there. It’s very expensive, but she (mom) made means for me to go there, so my dream would be to see a young boy or a young girl from Mookgophong, Bela Bela, attending sports academies and making a success out of their lives, and this is a platform that we’re starting with.” he added.

In reflecting on the day’s success, Grant Kekana’s words resonated deeply with all who were present. “Today is just the beginning. Together, we can achieve great things and change lives. Thank you for being part of this journey,” he concluded.

The inaugural golf day was a resounding success, setting a high standard for future events and leaving a lasting legacy of generosity and compassion in his name.

One Reply to “Grant Kekana Foundation Hosts Inaugural Golf Day at Euphoria Estate, Raising Funds and Spirits for Charity.”


Beautiful Article Tebogo, thank you for honoring the Grant Kekana Foundation invitation. You were a jol to work with.

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