Month: May 2010

WATC Teams Announced

Women’s Golf South Africa today announced the teams to represent South Africa at the World Amateur Teams Championship for the Espirito Santo Trophy and the All Africa Challenge Trophy.

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Daisies walk away with the Swiss Team Trophy at Graceland

The Daisies walked away with the Swiss Team 72 Hole Teams Championship Trophy which they won by a margin of 23 strokes from Western Province Waves on 598 at Gracelands today.

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French dominate singles and win

Danie van Tonder, the only South African to win his singles matchAny hope of the South African amateur golf team making history, by beating the French in an eight man test match on their home soil, was smothered by a dominant performance by the host nation in Wednesday’s singles.

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Chen and Frylinck take the Daisies to a 17 stroke lead while Zim has a Hole-In-One

Connie Chen

Gauteng North Daisies look unbeatable as Connie Chen and Henriëtte Frylinck returned three-under 69s to put their team ahead by 17 shots going into the final round of the WGSA 72 Hole Teams Championship being played at Graceland this week. And in the B Division, hosts Mpumalanga continued their form with a lead of 16 strokes over Boland B.

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Day one of French Test goes to South Africa

The SA team that beat Scotland, is made up of all but one player in the team taking on France at homeSouth Africa ended the day one point up on hosts France after the first day in their two day test match involving eight players in each team.

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Lumien leads the field at Graceland

Lumien Orton

Lumien Orton leads the WGSA 72-Hole Teams Championship after her first round of two-under 70 and takes the Free State team to second position on the team log, two strokes behind leaders North West.

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Daisies expected to present strong challenge at Graceland.

Bhavi Shah, Nobuhle Dlamini and Madina Hussein - SA Invitational Team

Gauteng North’s Daisies team of Kim Williams, Connie Chen and Henriëtte Frylinck is expected to present a strong challenge for the Swiss Team Trophy when the WGSA 72 Hole Teams Championship is played this week at Graceland Country Club. And for the first time, an SA Invitational team will participate - the team is Bhavi Shah (Kenya), Nobuhle Dlamini (Swaziland) and Madina Hussein (Tanzania) pictured above.

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Claassen loses to an inform Englishman

JG Claassen was the only South African who qualified for the match play, however it was not his day losing in the first round.JG Claassen lost his first round match to Jonathan Bell, of England, in the French Mens Amateur International Championship on Saturday.

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Claassen qualifies for match play in French Amateur

JG Claassen, the only South African, of the eight participating, who managed to qualifyi for the match play in the French AmateurJG Claassen recorded a fighting 70, two under par, in Friday’s second and final round of the 36 hole Qualifying competition for the 2010 French Men’s Amateur International Championship taking place at the Saint Germain Golf Club near Paris.

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Grant Wood wins his first national title

He started the final round of the South African Mid Amateur Championship today two shots off the pace. After a testing 69, three under par, forty three year old Glendower Golf Club member Grant Wood was crowned the 2010 South African Mid Amateur Champion.

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