Month: June 2011
Returning two great rounds of 75, 71 (146) on the tough Ledgends course, top SA ranked junior, Lara Weinstein walked away with the 2011 Limpopo Ladies Open played on 18 and 19 June.
Five strokes back was Mpumalanga’s Alana van Greuning, one ahead of Nicole Bekker on 152.
Nomads National Chairman John Lees travelled from Nelspruit to Orkney today to present the Jenny Bruce Trophy to the new South African girls’ champion. 14-year old Bianca Theron from Kuils River Golf Club in the Boland won the event by six strokes from two other under 16 girls, Carrie Park (Gauteng North) and Kelly Erasmus (Western Province).
14-year old Boland star Bianca Theron leads the Nomads SA Girls’ Championship by two strokes from Western Province’s Kelly Erasmus. Bianca carded another 74 to retain the lead on 148 while Lara Weinstein, co-overnight leader, returned a disappointing 79 to fall back to seventh position.
Topping the leader-board at the Nomads SA Girls Championship being played at Orkney Golf Club on two-over par 74 are Gauteng’s Lara Weinstein and Bianca Theron from Boland. And tied in third position are Kelly Erasmus (WP) and Carrie Park (Gauteng North).
Leading the B Division (10 to 18 handicaps) and tied 12th in the tournament overall is Harrismith Golf Club’s Zanele Mazibuko. Playing off a 12 handicap, she returned an 80 and the low net score of the day – 68.
Jared Harvey, the 2011 South African Stroke Play Champion, continued his rich vein of over the past few months when he finished in a tie for 5th at The Berkshire Trophy held in Ascot, west of London (UK), this past weekend.
Mateusz Gradecki leads after the second round when he carded an even par 72 at the Toya Polish Junior a WJGS Event being played in Wroclaw this week. Mateusz was three under par leading the tournament by three shots after nine holes, but fell back on the inward nine to finish level par and lead the tournament by one shot. South Africa's Armandt Scoltz pictured here, carded a great one-under 71 in round two after an indifferent first round.
Great Britain and Ireland retained the Astor Trophy on 19.5 points after an exciting final day at Fairhaven Golf Club. Trailing 0-2 from the morning foursomes, captain Tegwen Matthews’ team of five – Kelly Tidy, Amy Boulden, Holly Clyburn, Kelsey MacDonald and Pamela Pretswell picked four of the singles encounters to win 4 & 3. Favourites New Zealand was runner-up on 16 points.
South Africa with 13 points finished in third place, ahead of Australia (12) and Canada (9.5).