Month: May 2010
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.
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.
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.
JG 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.
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.
Tyrone Ryan was the only South African to break par in the first round of the French Mens International Amateur Match Play Championship which was played Thursday at Saint Germain Golf Club just outside the French capital city.
Robbie Oosthuizen, the defending champion, recorded a one under par 71 to reduce the gap on the two over night leaders after third and penultimate round in the South African Mid Amateur Championship being played today at ERPM Golf Club in Ekurhuleni.
Texas University sophomore (second year student) Dylan Frittelli has been named the 2010 Big 12 Conference Player of the Year for men’s golf it was announced at the end of April. Frittelli, who is a member of Irene Country Club in Gauteng North, was also selected to represent the All-Big 12 team.
Brandon Stone did everything he had to today, to win the Boland Open Championship by a shot.
Leading by three at the start of the day, Brandon had an answer to every drop he made or every birdie made by his closest challengers as the final six players in the filed fought for the title.
The final pitted WP Stroke-Play Champion Tyrone Ryan against former SA Champion, JG Claassen. Ryan was attempting to join Thomas Aitken (2001) and Ryan Tipping (2002) as winners of both the stroke-play and match-play titles in the same year.
Waterkloof Junior Connie Chen continued her run of victories when she added the Free State and NC Championship Cup to her trophy cabinet at Bethlehem Golf Club last weekend.