Month: April 2008

SA take Zone VI in dominant fashion

Jacques BlaauwIt was not a clean sweep but nonetheless a dominating performance by the South Africans today, winning six of their eight matches, halving one and losing another in the final round of the Zone VI played at Ndola Golf Club, Zambia.

South Africa won the event with a total of 22.5 points, out of a possible 24, 8 points clear of their nearest rivals Zimbabwe.

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103 rules enthusiasts, the highest number ever, have enrolled to participate in the prestigious two day R&A Rules of Golf School, to be held this weekend, commencing on Saturday 26 April, at Benoni Country Club.

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U/23 Inter-Provincial Results

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SA on target for a clean sweep

Johan du BuissonAfter another successful day, winning all their matches, the South African amateur golf team are upbeat about their chances of winning their remaining eight games tomorrow and, for the first time in four years, walk way with the Zone VI Trophy having not dropped a point.

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SA Team to play France Announced

Dylan FritelliFour players have been selected to play France in a test match to be played on the 2nd and 3rd of June at the Chantilly Golf Club, north of Paris, France, the South African Golf Association (SAGA) announced today. The Protea team is Derik Ferreira, Dylan Frittelli, Ryan Clarke and Jacques Blaauw. "These are arguably our top four performing amateurs currently," said SAGA President, Neale Kunhardt.

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SA Win all first round matches

Dean O'RileySouth Africa started there defence of the Zone VI title in the best possible way winning all eight singles matches in the first round played yesterday at Ndola Golf Club, in the Zambian copper belt situated in the northern part of the country.

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Du Buisson wins Zambia Amateur Open

Du Buisson in the Zambian Amateur winners circleJohan Du Buisson won the Zambia Amateur Open after a three hole playoff with fellow South African Jacques Blaauw in the 36 hole Stroke Play event which concluded at the Ndola Golf Club, Zambia today.
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Teams do final preparatons for the U/23 Interprovincial

Leon Brink-Knoll - Gauteng North No.1Twelve teams of eight did their final preparation for the SAGA U/23 Interprovincial to be held this week at Rustenburg Golf Club.

The teams arrived on Saturday afternoon and got ready for a week of intense matchplay.

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South Africa favourites to win Zone VI

SA's No1 Ranked players - Derik Ferreira

Eight of South Africa's top amateur golfers will take on the best of Africa's amateur golfers in the African Zone VI, a team competition being played at Ndola Golf Club, Zambia from 22 to 24 April 2008.

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Johnston holds on to win Cape Province Open

George Golf ClubCameron Johnston, a member of Milnerton and stalwart of the Western Province Inter-Provincial team, played superb golf over the weekend to lift the trophy at the Cape Province Amateur. With consistently good rounds of 69-69-68 (10 under par), he held onto the lead to claim the win, by 2 shots, from Johan de Beer of Pretoria.

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Cream rises to the top at Cape Province Open

Adrian Ford in the hunt at the Cape Province OpenAt the end of the 2nd round of the Cape Province Open a host of South Africa's top amateurs remain in the hunt.

Cameron Johnston and Johan de Beer moved into a tie for the lead on six under par, two shots ahead of Lyle Rowe who in turn is two shots in front of Johan du Buisson and Adrian Ford.

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Kelapile takes the lead in George

Alpheus Kelapile leads after 1st roundAlpheus Kelapile opened with a 4 under par 68 at George Golf club to take a one shot lead into the second round of the 2008 Cape Province Open.

The first round of play was only completed early this morning due to slow play and fading light on the first day but this didnt hinder the top amateurs ability to post good scores.

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Players looking to perform at Cape Province Open

George Golf ClubOne of South Africa's biggest Amateur events starts tomorrow at the beautiful George Golf Club, the 2008 hosts of the Sanlam Southern Cape Province Amateur Open.

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Derik Ferreira becomes SA’s number 1 after another victory at the North West Open Stroke Play

Ferreira knocking in the winning puttDerik Ferreira continued to show that he deserves his 7th place ranking on the World Amateur Golf Rankings and the number 1 spot on the SA Rankings when he won the North West Amateur Open at Rustenburg Golf over the weekend. This was Derik's second successive tournament win after capturing the Northern Amateur a fortnight ago.


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