Month: August 2012
It all went according to plan for Gauteng North at the Pick n Pay Women’s Inter-Provincial played this week on Woodmead course at Country Club Johannesburg. They took home both the A and the B Inter-Prov silver. An elated Dot van Ryneveld heaped praise on her players who proved, once again, that the awesome talent in this Union has some serious depth to it.
Western Province A had a commanding lead over Gauteng North A after winning all three matches inthe morning's foursomes. The excitement was palpable in the clubhouse prior to the start of the singles, as a major upset was a distinct possibility. However, Gauteng North A pulled out all the stops by winning the required 5 out of 6 singles matches to win.
Another beautiful warm winter Highveld day greeted the players competing in the annual Pick n Pay SA Women's IPT on the first day of the Match Play at Country Club Johannesburg. Gauteng North A dominated play against Gauteng A, and Western Province A took on Ekurhuleni and had a convincing win over them.
80 of South Africa’s top women amateur golfers have descended upon the Woodmead course at Country Club Johannesburg to represent their provinces in the 2012 Pick n Pay SA Women’s Inter-Provincial. Todays results decide in which Section of each Division the teams will compete for the match play which starts tomorrow.
Two of South Africa’s leading amateur golfers, Brandon Stone and Zander Lombard, made in their debut at the US Amateur Championship at Cherry Hills Country Club in Colorado on Monday, but both players failed to advance to the match play portion after two days of stroke play qualifying.
The South African girls struggled against the strong international field at the Harder German Junior Masters.
Looking at the top girls’ scores, it is clear that par or better is required to finish in the top 5 and a lapse in any one round puts you out of the running.