Rudi Jacobs, a luminary on the greens, recently took his final bow, leaving behind a legacy etched in the gentle curves of the lawn bowls. With precision in his step and a twinkle in his eye, Rudi transformed the sport into an art, weaving stories in the delicate rolls of the jack. 


Born to the green, Rudi's life was a tapestry of victories and camaraderie. His dedication to the game echoed in every perfectly weighted delivery, earning him admiration and respect. As news of his passing circulates, the world of lawn bowls mourns the departure of a true maestro.

Rudi was a mentor, a friend and a beacon of inspiration. Representing his country with pride for numerous years. Also later becoming a selector for Bowls South Africa.

His life's journey, marked by passion and skill, has left an indelible mark on the sport he loved. Though the greens may seem a bit quieter now, the echoes of Rudi's victories and sportsmanship will resonate forever. Rudi Jacobs' name remains a symbol of excellence, a testament to a life well-lived on the bowling greens.


Cheers to the man who graced the greens with flair
To Rudi Jacobs, whose spirit lingers in the air
As the sun sets and bowls, a salute we raise
For Rudi’s legacy endures, in our hearts, always


Our sincere condolences go out to his wife, Tracy, family and friends.


His legacy lives on.