Month: October 2012
WGSA President, Cynthia Rayner had the pleasure of playing the Gary Player course at Sun City with veteran golf journalists Grant Winter and Allan Jones on Monday. Read more on Day 1
Brandon Stone and Zander Lombard pulled out all the stops on Sunday to lift South Africa to a 23rd place finish at the weather-reduced World Amateur Team Championships in Turkey. Playing purely for pride and position, Stone carved out a three-under-par 68 at the Sultan Course at Antalya Golf Club and Lombard produced a one-under-par 70 to improve four shots on their overnight total and finish the weather-reduced 54-hole championship on a team total of one-under-par 427.
Hoping to recover from a disappointing start in their bid to lift the country’s first Eisenhower Trophy, South Africa’s three leading amateurs had pinned their hopes on solid performances in the remaining three rounds at Antalya Golf Club in Turkey. However, thunderstorms so severely interrupted play at the World Amateur Team Championships on Friday that only six teams was able to complete their rounds.
South Africa’s three leading amateurs were hungry to reverse their disappointing start to the World Amateur Team Championships in Turkey and get their title bid back on track with a solid performance on Friday, but inclement weather dealt their hopes a huge blow.
The country’s three leading amateurs made a disappointing start in the opening round of the World Amateur Team Championships in Turkey and are well off the record-breaking pace set by the United States on Thursday. The trio combined for a total of three-over-par 145 at the Sultan Course at the Antalya Golf Club, which left the local side tied for 34th in the field of 72 competing countries.
The Republic of Korea, with a total of 13-under-par 563, won the 2012 Women’s World Amateur Team Championship (WWATC) on Sunday at Gloria Golf Club in Turkey by three strokes, becoming the first team in 22 years to capture consecutive titles.