Month: March 2009
WGSA President Erica Lefson announced today that Ashleigh Holmes, Pam Hayward and Marné Roos will represent South Africa at the Regional All Africa Challenge Tournament to be played in Swaziland from 29th April to 4th May, 2009.
Top SA golfer Bertine Strauss won the Western Province Match Play championships at Rondebosch today when she defeated Stroke Play champion Yvette du Plessis 5/4 in the 18 hole final.
Western Province's Yvette du Plessis won the Western Province stroke play championship at Rondebosch today on a three under par 141 (68, 73) against a field which included 14 of the top 16 on the South African amateur ranking. One stroke back was 17 year old Bertine Strauss on 142 (71, 71) and Kim Williams picked up the third spot on 143 (71, 72).
Eastern Cape's Tanya Tibshraeny recorded convincing wins on her way to victory in the Border match play championship played at East London Golf Club this week. Lauren Bekker, runner-up in the stroke play, was once again the bridesmaid when she lost 6/5 in the final to Tanya.
There were times during his professional career when Ryan Dreyer played matches at his club for money to supplement his income on tour. He rarely lost, and at Benoni Country Club on Friday, the 36-year-old reinstated amateur drew on that experience to win the Glacier SA Amateur Championship.
The South African Golf Association (SAGA) issued a tender document (on Monday 23rd February 2009) in which it calls for interested companies to tender for the business of managing and administering its Handicapping and Course Rating System in partnership with SAGA.
Gauteng North's Kim Williams ran away with the North West Championships when she returned a two under par 142, four strokes ahead of North West's Elru Botha on 146 with Henriette Fylinck (Gauteng North) and Alana van Greuning (Mpumalanga) on 147.