Month: May 2012

Frittelli in top 10 on World Amateur Golf Rankings

Dylan Frittelli, who has recently finished his four year stint in College in America, finds himself as the 9th ranked Amateur on the World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR), a system run by the R&A.

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Gauteng North successful for the third consecutive year.

Predicably, the Gauteng North team of Magda Krüger, Kim Williams, and Nobuhle Dlamini (pictured) picked up the Swiss Team Trophy for the third consecutive year at the WGSA 72 Hole Teams Championship played at Polokwane Golf Club this week.

The team led from the first round and eventually finished 16 strokes ahead of the newly formed union, Ekurhuleni – Nicole Garcia, Bonita Bredenhann and Simoné Burger.

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Gauteng North set for runaway victory at 72-Hole Team Championship

POLOKWANE (22 May 2012) – Gauteng North A lead the Championship (439) and seem set for a runaway victory after the third round of the 72-Hole Team Championship played at Polokwane. They are attempting a hat trick, having won this event in 2008, 2010 and 2011.

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First Hole-in-One for Yushira

Yushira Budhram representing Gauteng A in the 72-Hole Team Championship, had her first Hole-in-One on the 150m Par 3 - 16th Hole at Polokwane Golf Club during the first round of this prestigious tournament.

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US College students to compete in the 72 Hole Teams Championship

Five US College students are among the 72 provincial players to compete in the WGSA 72 Hole Teams Championships at Polokwane Golf Club this week.

The players are Claudia Redinger (KwaZulu Natal), Rushda Mallick (Western Province), Yushira Budhram (Gauteng), Lynn-Marié Nagel (Limpopo) and Elise Strutt (Border) pictured here.

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Ekurhuleni’s proud first women’s golf teams

The City of Ekurhuleni gave its first women’s golf teams a “send off” party Tuesday evening before departure for the Women’s Golf South Africa’s 72 Hole Teams Championships to be played at Polokwane from 21 to 23 May.

Pictured here from left to right, are Nicole Garcia, Bonita Bredenhann, Simone Burger, Suzette Venter (A Team Manager), Demi Coertze, Chevonne Botha, Candice Lindeque and Ursula Dingelstad (B Team Manager)

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Gauteng North heads to Polokwane as favourite to win 72 Hole Teams Champs

Losing Henriëtte Frylinck early this year to the professional ranks has not reduced the chances of the Gauteng A team (the DAISIES) successfully defending their WGSA 72 hole teams championship title which they won at Graceland, Mpumalanga in 2010 and at Langebaan in 2011. The team still includes both top-ranked South African amateurs, each of them winning the SA Stroke Play title in the past 14 months. Pictured here are the 2011 winners, Henriëtte Frylinck, Kim Williams and Nobuhle Dlamini.

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URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT – Kwazulu Natal Amateur

The Kwazulu Natal Amateur has been moved to Port Shepstone due to damaged greens at Sanlameer.

Alternate accommodation may be needed as from Sanlameer to Port Shepstone is 33km (closer to Durban).

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Central Gauteng wins but Presidents Team steals the show at SA Challenge IPT

Central Gauteng claimed a crucial one point final round victory over a SA Junior Golf side to come up trumps in this year’s SA Challenge Inter-Provincial, but it was the eight development players from the Presidents Team who stole the show at Cullinan Golf Club on Friday.

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Nobuhle Dlamini wins another Match Play title

Swaziland’s Nobuhle Dlamini picked up her third match play title of 2012 to add to her three stroke play titles when she returned a 3/2 win over Namibian Bonita Bredenhann at Glendower today.

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Kim Williams on the come-back trail

After a disappointing SA Amateur in April, Kim Williams came back strongly this week to win The Pro Shop Gauteng 54 hole stroke play championship at Glendower Golf Club. Kim is pictured receiving her trophy from The Pro Shop's Sven Pederson.

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Challenge and SA Country Districts Tournaments nearing their ends

The Challenge and SA Country Districts Inter Provincial Tournaments finish tomorrow at Cullinan Golf Club (one of South Africa's premier 9 hole courses) and Polokwane Golf Club respectively.

Click the name to go to the tournament website:
South African Country Districts

Challenge Inter Provincial Tournament

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