Month: March 2012
After her nine-stroke landslide victory at the KwaZulu Natal Stroke Play Championships played yesterday at Maritzburg Golf Club, 17-year old Lara Weinstein must be a firm favourite to pick up the coveted Nomads SA Girls’ Rose Bowl at Pearl Valley Golf Estate next week.
Nicole Loesch secured the Match Play title at the Western Province Championships played this week at Royal Cape Golf Club with a 3/2 victory over Alana van Greuning. She is pictured here receiving her trophy from Andrew Kalis, Marketing and Product Manager, TaylorMade Golf.
Over the past six weeks, the Scottish Golf Union National Men’s Squad has had a highly successful run competing on South Africa’s amateur circuit.
The visitors not only won a Test against South Africa at Leopard Creek and beat a South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) team and an SA Junior side at the annual Triangular at Randpark, but Brian Soutar also clinched the country’s most prestigious amateur title when he beat Brandon Stone in a tightly contested battle at the Sanlam SA Amateur Championship at Mowbray Golf Club.
In a storm interrupted and subsequently shortened tournament, Gauteng North’s Nobuhle Dlamini won the 2012 North West championship on a two-under par 70 with Alana Van Greuning (Mpumalanga) winning the count-out into second place from top-ranked Kim Williams, both players returning level par 72.
Nobuhle is seen pictured here with North West President Cathy Mortimer.
Going into the final round of the KeKako World Juniors, played at Kingswood Golf Estate his week, top SA junior Lara Weinstein was one behind the leader Boland’s Olivia le Roux. Seven birdies later, she lifted the winner’s trophy and also the girls’ team trophy with team member Bianca Theron.
Soweto’s Musi Nethunzwi and Gert Myburgh from Benoni will make their debut in South Africa’s title defence at the Africa Zone VI Golf Championships in Malawi while four of the country’s top junior golfers will fly the flag for South Africa at the All-Africa Junior Golf Championship in Botswana this April.