Month: November 2011
South Africa’s number one ranked amateur Brandon Stone and reigning SA Amateur Stroke Play champion Jared Harvey will battle it out for the Freddie Taite Cup honours after both made the cut on the button to sneak into this weekend’s play at the South African Open Championship at Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate.
Reigning SA Amateur Stroke Play champion Jared Harvey laid down an early marker for the Freddie Tait Cup awarded to the leading amateur when he opened up a yawning gap on the other amateurs challenging at this year’s South African Open Championship.
Four your South Africans have arrived in Delhi and were treated royally at the opening ceremony of the 3rd Albatross International Junior Golf Championship being played on the outskirts of New Delhi. Pictured here are Johan Germishuys, Hayden Garcia, Michaela Fletcher and Kim Daniels.
With two under par rounds of 69 and 70 (139), Namibia's Bonita Bredenhann topped the leader board at the Mpumalanga Championships played on Saturday and Sunday at Walker Park. She finished four strokes ahead of joint runners-up SA Stroke Play Champion Kim Williams and Henriette Frylinck on 143.
South Africa’s Jared Harvey’s incredible run at the 116th Argentine Amateur Championship came to an surprising end on Saturday when the reigning SA Amateur champion lost 2-down to local favourite Patricio Tolosa.
Michaela Fletcher and Kim Daniels leave tomorrow to defend the team event that South Africa's Lara Weinstein and Izel Pieters won at the 2nd Albatross International Junior Championship in Delhi, India in 2010. Pictured here is Kim after her victory at the SA Girls' Rose Bowl earlier this year.
South Africa’s Jared Harvey and Graham van der Merwe crossed the first hurdle to advance to the second round of the 116th Argentine Amateur Championship on Thursday.
South Africa’s Jared Harvey and Graham van der Merwe will start their match play campaign at the 116th Argentine Amateur Championship today after successfully completing the qualifier on Wednesday.
Sandra Winter recorded a narrow win over Gilly Tebbutt at the 2011 Kingswood SA Women's Mid-Amateur played at Kingswood Golf Estate this week. She is pictured here with C Division winner Christine Els and B Division winner Lenza de Jager.
At the recent Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation Inaugural Awards Dinner, Izel Pieters was thrilled to be told that she and three SA boys will be spending time with Ernie Els at his home in the USA next year. She is pictured here with the other award winners, Kirsten Campbell (left) and Kim Daniels.
The United States team may have beaten some of the world’s best amateurs to win gold at Whispering Pines Golf Course, but the South African team have to be commended for throwing everything into a final day charge which resulted in a top five finish in The Spirit International in Houston, Texas.