Month: November 2008
The South African amateur golf team, of Derik Ferreira and Adrian Ford, edged up the team leaderboard, to 4th place, tied with the Netherlands, after the conclusion of the rain delayed second round in the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup being played at Los Lagartos Country Club, outside Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The South African amateur golf team pairing of Derik Ferreira and Adrian Ford, finished yesterday's first round of the Juan Carols Tailhade Cup team competition two shots off the pace. Both players recorded rounds of 73, two over par, to record a team score of 146, four over par.
Derik Ferreira (Gauteng North) and Adrian Ford (Western Province) will tee up for South Africa in the international amateur team event, known as the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup, which starts tomorrow (Thursday) at the Los Lagartos Country Club, outside Buenos Aires, Argentina.
It is not often that two brothers win golf tournaments within a calendar year but 2008 has seen both Tyrone Ferreira and now Stephen Ferreira lifting trophies albeit Tyrone's win was on the Sunshine Tour and Stephen's was in the Central Gauteng Open over the weekend.
The Glacier SA Amateur and SA Stroke Play Champion, Jacques Blaauw, has lost his exemption into the prestigious South African Open Championship being played at Pearl Valley Golf Estates from 18 to 21 December, announced the South African Golf Association (‘SAGA') today.
Several West Florida players earned national awards to finish out the 2008 National Championship season. On the strength of five consecutive tournament team victories, the Argos captured some top honors as a result of the impressive season. Both Kyle Scott of South Africa and Tobias Rosendahl were awarded First Team GCAA Division II Ping All-American honors, with Matthew Galloway earning Second Team All-American honors.