Month: August 2010
Some of the country’s avid golfers took part in the 2010 Old Mutual International Pairs National Finals, held from 16 until 19 August at Zebula Golf Estate and Spa, located in Bela Bela in Limpopo.
The S.A. Senior Amateur Golf Association sent a 10 man side to the UK, primarily to play, as individuals, in the British Senior Amateur Open at Walton Heath Golf Club. The team departed on Mon 2 August and consisted of the ten top players from the SASAGA Order of Merit, namely, Jock Wellington, Tim Hewan, Robbie Meier, Andy Ostle, Anton Vortsman, Gavin Van Aswegen, Dirk Swanevelder, Brian Lottering, Jonathan Hobday and Steve Cullen.
Lee-Anne has won the S4C Wales Ladies Championship on the Ladies European Tour this weekend and she is now in second place by a whisker in the Order of Merit behind Melissa Reid.
For the second year in a row the Girls’ British open amateur championship has been won by a French player. Alexandra Bonetti, 18, from Paris and holder of the French women’s championship, followed in the footsteps of compatriot Perrine Delacour by winning the title at Royal Belfast Golf club last week. South Africa's Connie Chen and Lara Weinstein qualified for the match play but both lost in the first round.
The South African Junior Team of Connie Chen, Talia Nel and Lara Weinstein arrived in Belfast, Northern Ireland, yesterday to participate in the Girls British Open Amateur at Royal Belfast - a course that Erica Lefson describes as like Woodhill golf course in a beautiful park.