Month: June 2010
17 year-old Connie Chen carried home three trophies from Services Golf Club this week when she won the Stroke Play, Match Play and Junior Gauteng North Championships in a top SA Women's field and on a course that had been lengthened to 5600 for the stroke play and 5840 for the match play championship.
Japan win Junior Golf World 2010 Cup convincingly while South Africa finish in the middle of the pack
The Japanese Junior team blew all their opposition away on the final day of the Junior Golf World Cup when they recorded a final day team score of 206 (7 under) and a tournament team total of 822 (30 under). Their nearest competition, the USA, ended 14 strokes behind them on 836 (16 under).
Japan returned a second day in a row team total of 8 under par 205 to stretch their lead to 6 shots with one round to play at the Junior Golf World Cup at the Chukyo Golf Club in Toyoto city, Japan.
The South African Junior Golf team started the day and remained in 6th place as the team recorded a second round total of 214 (1 over). Scores of 68 (3 under), 72 (1 over) and 74 (3 over) from Stone, Bruyns and Jerling respectively, counted towards the team score for the day. Porteous continuing to struggle with his game signing for a 76 (5 over) to go with his first round 74 (3 over).
The SA Junior team of Hayden Porteous, Brandon Stone, Drikus Bruyns and Luke Jerling put in a solid day one performance at the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup which started in Japan today.
Five South African golfers teed it up at the 2010 edition of The Amateur Championship being played over the Muirfield and North Berwick golf courses just outside of Edinburgh, Scotland. While some of the SA players remain in the running to make it into the top 64 and the match play other players need to pull off the round of their lives to make it to the next round of the championship.
South Africa's Connie Chen carded a 67, the low round of the girl's championship, on the final day of the Jakarta World Junior Championships to finish as runner-up on 217, one stroke behind the winner Chirupat Jao-Javanil of Thailand.