Month: March 2012

North West Open Strokeplay Championship

Convincing win for Zander at the North West Open Strokeplay Championships

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My Special Holiday – from Izel

Izel Pieters reports on HER SPECIAL HOLIDAY courtesy of the Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation

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Nobuhle is KZN Match Play Champion

Dlamini is KZN Match Play Champion

Former South African Match Play Champion, Nobuhle Dlamini added another trophy to her already overflowing cabinet when she won the 2012 KwaZulu Natal match play championship at Maritzburg Golf Club yesterday.

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Lara celebrates a great six under par victory in KZN

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.

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Nicole Loesch wins match play at Royal Cape

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.

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Fifteen-year old wins first Provincial title

Fifteen-year-old Se Young Chun 75-75 (150) lifted the champion’s trophy when she outplayed the field at the Western Province Championships played at Royal Cape Golf Club. This is Chun’s first provincial title.

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Scots give back at SAGDB clinic in Soweto

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.

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Nobuhle Dlamini wins second Privincial Championship of 2012

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.

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Lara wins KeNako World Juniors, carding seven birdies in the final round

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.

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SA teams seek double glory at Africa tournaments

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.

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SA Top Juniors compete at the KeNako World Juniors this week

Top-ranked SA Junior Lara Weinstein heads the South African contingent of 27 girls competing in the KeNako World Juniors this week at Kingswood Golf Estate in George from 6 to 8 March. Pictured here are Michaela Fletcher, Bianca Theron and Lara who played in the AM AM.

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Soutar wins Sanlam SA Amateur Championship

For a second successive year, the Scottish flag was raised at the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship after Fife golfer Brian Soutar beat South Africa’s Brandon Stone for the country’s most coveted amateur title on Friday.

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Stone to face Soutar at Sanlam SA Amateur final

South Africa’s leading amateur Brandon Stone is just one match away from realising a lifelong ambition of winning the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship. But his 36-hole final round against Brian Soutar from Scotland is guaranteed to be his most taxing confrontation yet.

Click HERE for tournament results and HERE for tee times

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Stone and Smith tasked to halt British onslaught

South Africa’s leading amateur Brandon Stone and Southern Cape’s Shaun Smith have the daunting task of staving off the British assault in this afternoon’s semi-finals of the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship at Mowbray Golf Club.

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