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Month: August 2009

Millie and Admund win the prizes in Paris!

Millie and Admund win the prizes in Paris!

Millie Zim

East London Golf Club's Millie Zim and George Golf Club's Admund Gelderbloem went to Paris to defend the SA title at the Peugeot International Pro-Am Finals from 23 to 28 August - and did exactly that. They brought back the trophy and lots of prizes.

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Kim is 2009 Southern Cape Stroke Play Champion

Kim is 2009 Southern Cape Stroke Play Champion

Ashleigh Holmes runner-up

Kim Williams

Centurion's Kim Williams played the low round of the tournament - two under par 70 - to finish on even par 144 and pick up the Southern Cape Championship at George Golf Club on Saturday 29 August.

Results

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Unexpected big movements in handicaps: SAGA explains

Some golfers were surprised recently to find that their handicaps had been dramatically cut, without their having been given prior notification. The affected golfers are members of golf clubs contracted to National Golf Network (Pty) Ltd (NGN).

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SAGA Offices move to Randpark Club

Entrance to Randpark Club, where the SAGA Offices will be based as from the beginning of September 2009The South African Golf Association (SAGA), the governing body for men's amateur golf in South Africa, will be moving their head office from downtown Sandton to Randpark Club in Randburg (Johannesburg) towards the end of August 2009.

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Perrine Delacour picks up Girls British Open Amateur title

Perrine Delacour picks up Girls British Open Amateur title

Perrine Delacour

Perrine Delacour from Ailette Golf Club, north of Reims, is the new British girls’ open amateur champion.

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England v France in this afternoon’s British Girls’ Final at West Lancs

Two 15-year-olds, Elizabeth Mallett from Sutton Coldfield and France's Perrine Delacour from Ailette Golf Club, north of Reims, will meet in this afternoon's 18-hole final of the British Girls' Open Amateur Championship at West Lancashire Golf Club.
In this morning's semi-finals, Perrine beat the other surviving English 15-year-old, Alexandra Peters (Notts Ladies) by one hole while Elizabeth scored a tremendous win over 18-year-old French ace, Rosanne Crepiat, who plays for Europe in next week's Junior Solheim Cup match, is No 8 in the European women's amateur rankings and won the Portuguese women's international title in January.

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Golf Makes Cut as IOC Executive Board Recommends Two Sports for Inclusion in 2016 Olympic Games

IOC's Final Vote on adding sports to take place this October in Copenhagen

Berlin, Germany (August 13, 2009) - Golf is one step closer to being reinstated as an Olympic sport following the international Olympic Committee Executive Board's recommendation to add golf and rugby sevens to the 2016 Olympic Programme.

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SA Girls experience real links golf in the UK

SA Girls experience real links golf in the UK

Yushira, Connie and Bertine

Three South African Juniors, Bertine Strauss, Connie Chen and Yushira Budhram played the first round of the Girls' British Open Amateur at West Lancashire Golf Club in Liverpool yesterday. According to Manager Erica Lefson, West Lancashire is a links course in the true sense of the word. The course has been lengthened to the men's yellow tees - really long - playing 6324 yds at sea level.

Bertine had the best round of the three, finishing on five over 77.

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Connie and Bertine make the cut at Girls British Champs

Connie Chen carded a 79 on day two of the Girls British Open Amateur to qualify for the match play on +13. Bertine Strauss however had to wait until late in the day and a playoff to ensure that she too made the cut.

Match Play Draw

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Connie finishes in ninth place at the Harder Junior Masters

On the final day of the Harder Junior Masters being played at Golfclub Heddeshein, Gut Neuzenhof, teeing off in the second last group and lying tied third, Connie Chen turned three over. However after the 12 hole in the extremely hot conditions, she lost concentration and dropped a further four shots to card 79 and finish tied ninth - a good performance on her first visit to Europe.


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