ANC National Executive Committee member Tony Yengeni says that the event has been hijacked by the rich. Yengeni took to social media to voice his displeasure, saying that he had been a pioneer of the event, but has now been left out.
The Presidential Gold Challenge will be taking place on Friday, with proceeds going to the Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation this year.
Tony Yengeni feels that the R100 000 price-tag for a fourball with the nation's whose-who was a steep price to pay to attend the networking fundraiser.
Yengeni slammed the event's planners for only inviting those who will pay this steep price to rub shoulders for the day:
“Some of us are pioneers of this golf challenge. Yet today we out."
Democratic Alliance spokesperson Solly Malatsi claimed that Yengeni had a sense of entitlement, reports The Citizen.
To this, the NEC member responded that he was criticising the 'hijacking' of a golf day that had included both the 'haves and the have-nots' in the past.
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