Month: December 2008
Adrian Ford recorded a 36 hole score of 141, three under par, to be the only amateur under par after today's second round of the South African Open Championship which was played at Pearl Valley Golf Estates, near Paarl, today.
The entries have closed on the strongest field in South African Open Championship history, with three Major champions, four current Ryder Cup players, and six of South Africa's top players set to tee it up at Pearl Valley Golf Estates from December 18-21.
Texas freshman Dylan Frittelli has been selected as the Big 12 Men's Golfer of the Month for November after helping the Longhorns to victory at the recent 19-team Turtle Bay Intercollegiate.
Both Adrian Ford and Derik Ferreira, two of South Africa's top ranked amateur golfers, qualified for the match play stages of the 113th Argentine Amateur Championship yesterday, which is being played at the Nordelta Golf Course outside Buenos Aires.
Central Gauteng's A and B teams finished tied first in the 20th annual International Teams Championship held at Maccauvlei Golf club over the weekend. Western Province finished in 3rd but the championship wasn't without its fair share of drama.
South Africa's No.2 ranked amateur golfer, 19 year old Derik Ferreira, will be looking to make amends when he tees up in the 113th Argentine Amateur Championship which starts today at the Jack Nicklaus designed Nordelta Golf Club, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires.
After playing themselves into a strong position, the South African amateur golf team sank to the bottom of the leaderboard after the final round of the 54 hole Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup, being played at the Los Lagartos County Club, outside Buenos Aires, Argentina.