Month: March 2011
After her convincing win in the KZN Stroke Play Championships, Iliska Verwey clinched her second consecutive "double" when she beat Tiffany Avern-Taplin in the final of the KZN Match Play Championships played at Durban Country Club this week. She is seen here with KZN President Vaughn Harrington receiving her stroke play trophy.
Iliska Verwey claimed her second consecutive provincial championship at the famous Durban Country Club on Sunday 27 March. She finished on four under 142 (69, 73) five shots clear of runner-up Kim William to win the KwaZulu Natal championship. Only a week ago, she had picked up the Stroke Play and Match Play trophies at the Western Province Championships.
Former Eastern Cape star Iliska Verwey clinched the double at the Western Province Championships when she overcame top-ranked Kim Williams 4/3 in the 18-hole final played at Clovelly Country Club this week. She had previously carded a second round course record 66 when she won the stroke play championship on Sunday.
Southern Cape’s, Iliska Verwey came from behind to fire six birdies in the afternoon round of the Pam Golding Womens Golf Western Province Championships played at Clovelly Country Club and card a six-under-par 66, total 144, to lift the winner’s trophy.
Ernie Els working in South Africa! The Els for Autism Foundation opened the Els for Autism Computer Learning Centre in January of this year. Located in Johannesburg, the Centre provides lower resourced families of children with autism with free access to a highly-effective online and learning development programme, along with facilitated support from a trained professional.
Three South African juniors have been generously sponsored with air tickets to Poland, enabling them to play in the next WJGS event. They are Paarl’s Armandt Scholtz, winner of the Kenako SA Junior Masters boys’ championship, Kim Daniels from Uitenhage and Lwazi Gqira from East London.
Armandt Scholtz and Claudia Lim, the overnight leaders in the Boys and Girls Competitions respectively, held onto to win the 54 hole inaugural KeNako South African World Juniors on Thursday. And Lara Weinstein, knowing that she needed a birdie on the final hole, did just that and finished tied second with Sweden’s Linnea Ström.
South Africa's Armandt Scholtz and Claudia Lim from Australia lead the Boys and Girls Competitions respectively going into Thursday’s final round of the 54 hole inaugural KeNako South African World Juniors being played at Kingswood Golf Estate, George this week.
South Africa’s Lara Weinstein started well in the Girls Competition getting to four under par for her round at the turn. However a double bogey and two bogeys coming home put paid to any chance the Glendower Golf Club player had of taking the outright lead.