Month: November 2012
Rule Would Take Effect on January 1, 2016, Allowing for Transitional Period
Belly-Length and Long Putters Would Remain as Conforming Clubs
The R&A and the United States Golf Association (USGA), golf’s governing bodies, today announced proposed changes to the Rules of Golf that would prohibit anchoring the club in making a stroke.
Monja Richards won both the Open and Closed Mpumalanga Championship with a total of 145, two shots ahead of Walker Park player, Alana van Greuning and this is the first time a player has won both the Open and Closed since 1974.
South Africa’s Drikus Bruyns comfortably advanced to the second round of the 117th Argentine Amateur Championship at the Pilar Golf Club near Buenos Aires on Thursday. South Africa’s fourth ranked amateur thumped Teemu Tapani Toivonen from Finland 3&1 to set up a match against local favourite Jaime Lopez Ravarola in today’s second round.
Back in 2006 when Nobuhle was only 14, her parents made the difficult decision to send her to South Africa to further her education and improve her golf. Seven years later she now tops the WGSA Order of Merit after a formidable year playing in national and provincial tournaments.
South Africa’s number three ranked amateur Zander Lombard and Southern Cape Open champion Sipho Bujela laid down early markers for the Freddie Tait Cup awarded to the leading amateur when they opened up a gap on the remaining amateurs challenging at this year’s South African Open Championship.