Month: April 2010
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.
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.
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.
Dylan 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.
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.
One of the three teams, namely Kenya, Zimbabwe or South Africa, at the top of the log, at the end of yesterday’s third and penultimate round, in the Zone VI Team competition needed to win all eight games in today’s final round in order to win this annual competition. And this is exactly what Kenya did.
“We will have to win all eight matches tomorrow if we are to win this year,” is how South African team manager and South African Golf Association president, Enver Hassen, summed up his team’s uncustomary position and what is required of his players in tomorrow’s (Thursday) final round.
The selection of the three Southern African players to the International Team to compete in the 72 Hole Teams Championship in May, confirms Women Golf's commitment to support the growth of women's golf in the southern regions of Africa. The team is from left to right, Bhavi Shah, Nobuhle Dlamini and Madina Hussein.
Centurion’s Kim Williams could not contain her delight when she was presented with the coveted South African Stroke Play Championship Trophy by Sanlam’s Jan Muller at Port Elizabeth Golf Club today.
Connie Chen carded the low round on day two of the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur when she signed for a one-under-par 71 to tie with Lara Weinstein and Kim Williams on 144. This should make for an exciting final round on the final day of the stroke play championship tomorrow at Port Elizabeth golf course, fondly known as The Hill.
Allan Versfeld beat Steven van Heerden, in a three hole short course playoff, to win the 54 hole stroke play Botswana Open this afternoon. Both South Africans finished on level par, 213, in tough windy conditions which made good scoring on the Gaborone Golf Club difficult.
Kim Williams confirmed her ranking as top woman amateur in the country when she carded a three- under-par 69 on a lengthened Port Elizabeth golf course today to head the leader board after the first round of the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Championship.
Allan Versfeld took a two shot lead, going into tomorrow’s final round of the 54 hole Botswana Open. The Central Gauteng golfer played 36 holes of the Gaborone Golf Club layout today finishing on a total of 138, four under par, with rounds of 67 and 71.