Month: December 2007

Early departure for hopeful amateurs at SAA Open

Paarl All six amateurs are done and dusted in the South African Airways Open at Pearl Valley Golf Estates, none of them managing to make the cut after the second round on Friday. The cut was made at nine-over-par and local star Johan du Buisson finished within four strokes of that mark with an impressive…
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De Jager shines on torrid day

Pearl Valley, Paarl Pearl Valley Golf Estates was not a place for the fainthearted on Thursday as seasoned pros were left shellshocked by gale-force winds at the South African Airways Open. But one amateur rose above the carnage with a remarkable round of 74 that left him in a tie for 18th place and spoke…
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Interview with Louis de Jager

Pearl Valley Louis, your first round over; did the wind bother you some? Yes, it did blow quite a bit, but it mostly affected us on the greens. On the sixth hole, the wind actually rolled Ernie’s ball across the green. It was mostly okay. Do you know this course? I came here a few…
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