On 24 March 2017, the National Skills Authority held its National Skills Conference and Awards Ceremony. Nominees for the awards included various SETAs, National and Provincial Government Departments, State Owned Enterprises, Municipalities and Companies. Based on its 2014-2016 performance Bidvest Protea Coin was awarded gold (1st place) in the category “Best Community Project”.
At the young age of 28 Rory Mcllroy is regarded as the future star of golf and often compared with the likes of Ernie Els, Tiger Woods and many other great players. Indeed Rory, alongside Jordan Spieth and Justin Day, have taken the whole world by storm as the leading swingman of the sport.