Month: April 2010

WGSA announces teams to travel abroad this year

Izel Pieters

Women’s Golf South Africa announced this week that Rose Bowl winner Izel Pieters has been chosen to play in the 2010 R & A Junior Open to be played in Scotland in July, while SA Girls Champion Connie Chen, together with Talia Nel and Lara Weinstein will travel to Germany and Northern Ireland in August.

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Connie Chen lifts the SA Girls’ Trophy

17 year old Waterkloof junior Connie Chen lifted the 54 hole 2010 Nomads SA Girl’s Championship trophy with a great seven-under-par 209 at Orkney Golf Club last weekend.

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Connie Leads SA Girls by one stroke from Bonita

Flag Raising At Nomads SA Girls at Orkney Golf Club

Top SA Junior shot a five under par 67 today to lead the Nomads SA Girls Championships by one stroke on 138 from Namibian Bonita Bredenhann who signed for a two under 70 today (139). The event is being played over 54 holes at Orkney Golf Club this weekend.

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Nobuhle Dlamini returns to tournament golf to pick up Gauteng Match Play Championship

Nobuhle Dlamini

Swazilands Nobuhle Dlamini, winner of the 2009 Sanlam SA Amateur Match Play Championships, returned to tournament golf at the SA Amateur last week and today picked up the Gauteng Match Play Championship Trophy. The event was played at The Country Club Woodmead this week.

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Bertine attempt fourth victory at SA Girls Champs

Bertine Strauss

Triple SA Girls Champion Bertine Strauss , playing out of Rustenburg, will be back at Orkney Golf Club this weekend to defend her Nomads SA Girls Championship title.

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Kim’s Victory Run continues in Gauteng

After her spectacular double at the Sanlam SA Amateur last week, Kim Williams continued her run of victories when she claimed the Proshop Gauteng Amateur Championship title played at the 72-par Country Club, Woodmead course yesterday.

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SA team to play France announced

SA Team that beat Scotland. All but one player has been selected to travel to France. From the left JG Claassen, Aaron Russell, Jared Harvey, Danie van Tonder, Ryan Dreyer (holding trophy), Johan Bekker, Dean O'Riley, Riekus Nortje (non travelling reserve) and Tyrone RyanEight players have been selected to play for South Africa against France in a test match from 25th and 26th May 2010, it was announced by the South African Golf Association (SAGA) today.

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Frittelli named as a semi-finalist for 2010 Ben Hogan Award

Dylan FrittelliDylan Frittelli, one of South Africa’s most prominent young amateur golfers, has been nominated as one of ten semi-finalists for the prestigious 2010 Ben Hogan Award.

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Kim confirms her place as SA’s Top Woman Golfer

Kim wins the double

Kim Williams confirmed her place as SA's top woman golfer as she claimed the match play crown and the double at Port Elizabeth Golf Club today. 17-Year old Namibian Bonita Bredenhann took Kim to the 32nd hole before conceding the match when she was dormie four down.

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Kim aims for the double at Sanlam SA Amateur

Kim Williams

Namibian Bonita Bredenhann in the 36 hole final of the SA Match Play Championship. The event is being played at Port Elizabeth Golf Club.

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