Month: December 2009

Lara wins in Tanzania

Lara Weinstein won the 54 hole Tanzanian Women's Amateur Championship played at the TPC Club in Kilamanjaro from 4 - 6 December, four strokes ahead of Swaziland's Nobuhle Dlamini.Lara Weinstein

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Southern Africa Hall of Fame launched

DG Proudfoot, one of the inducteesThe 23 of December, witnessed the birth of the Southern Africa Golf Hall of Fame at a glittering ceremony, preceded by a Celebrity Charity golf day at Oubaai Golf Course just outside George in the Southern Cape.

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Yushira finishes fifth in US Junior Masters

SA Junior Yushira Budhram carded 78, 76, 75 (+13) in the United States Junior Masters golf tournament to finish in fifth position. The inaugural event was played on the Ocean Course at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Ponte Verdra Beach, Florida from 20 to 23 December.Yushira Budhram


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Record entry for 2010 SA Stroke Play Championship

JG Claassen, defending champion, has confirmed his entryOne hundred and ninety seven amateur golfers, a record number, have entered the 2010 South African Amateur Stroke Play Championship announced the South African Golf Association (SAGA) today.

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Durban Country Club to stage 100th SA Open Championship

Durban Country ClubThe South African Open Championship will return to Durban Country Club for the centenary edition of the championship in 2010.

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Frittelli wins the Freddie Tait Cup

Frittelli receiving the Freddie Tait Cup from SAGA President Enver HassenDylan Frittelli played controlled golf for his one over par final round of 73, giving him a 72 hole total of 288, level par, and in so doing win the Freddie Tait Cup as the leading amateur in the South African Open Championship.

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Frittelli steady as he eyes the Freddie Tait Cup

Dylan Frittelli coaxes the ball into the hole of the 14th green for a birdieNineteen year old amateur Dylan Frittelli played steadily for his 72 today, to finish with a 54 hole total of 215, one under par, after the third round of the South African Open Championship. He is three shots clear of the next best amateur.

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Three amateurs make the SA Open cut

JG Claassen with his caddie JP Lombard, on the 18th tee at Pearl Valley Golf EstateThree of the five amateurs playing in the South African Open Championship managed to survive the cut at the end of the second round which concluded today. They are Dylan Frittelli, JG Claassen and Ryan Dreyer.

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Lara Weinstein is KZN Junior Champion

15-Year old Glendower member Lara Weinstein, playing off a three handicap, won the inaugural 54 hole KwaZulu Natal Junior Championship played at Umkomaas Golf Club this week.

Lara Weinstein

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Frittelli leading amateur after first round of SA Open

Dylan Frittelli, teeing off on the 17th tee in the SA Open first roundDylan Frittelli fired a first round score of 69, three under par, to finish tied in eleventh place in the South African Amateur Open Championship, being played over 72 holes stroke play.

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