Month: April 2009
For the second time in four days, Nicol van Wyk finished runner up. This time he lost to Matt Jager, of Australia, 6 and 5 in today's 36 hole match play final of the New Zealand Amateur Championship at the Titirangi Golf Club in Auckland.
The SAGA continuously reviews its handicapping and course rating system. At the National Executive meeting held on 7 March 2009 at Benoni Country Club, detailed discussions took place led by the Handicap and Course Rating Sub Committee. In this discussion stakeholders' recent comments about the system were taken into account. Some salient points and decisions arising out of the meeting are the following:
Both Dean O' Riley and Nicol van Wyk successfully negotiated their way through the first two rounds of the New Zealand Amateur Championship, being played at the Titirangi Golf Club in Auckland, to set up an all South African quarter final tomorrow.