Month: September 2013
The eight teams competing in the University of St Andrews 600th Anniversary Invitational in Scotland were greeted by a brutal North Sea wind on the second day of the invitation-only quadrangle tournament, but the South African had the best handle on the conditions at the Craighead course on Friday to edge ahead at the halfway point.
The HPC Womens team produced a mixed bag of results in the first round of the University of St Andrews 600thAnniversary Invitational, while Zander Lombard and Werner van Niekerk helped the HPC Mens Team to a seven shot lead in Scotland on Thursday.
The HPC Womens Team are competing against teams from the University of St Andrews, the Scottish Golf Union and the Scandinavian School of Golf in Sweden in an exclusive 72-hole quadrangle tournament in St Andrews, to commemorate the University’s 600th anniversary.
Zander Lombard and Werner van Niekerk were the only two players to dip into red figures in the first round of the University of St Andrews 600thAnniversary Invitational in Scotland on Thursday.
The University of Pretoria’s HPC Mens Team will take a seven shot lead over Sweden in the commemorative, invitation-only quadrangle tournament, celebrating the University’s 600th anniversary.
Four of South Africa’s leading amateurs will be hunting for success at this year’s Spirit International, which tees off at the esteemed Whispering Pines near Trinity in Texas from 30 October to 2 November.
The South African Golf Association’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Louis Taylor will compete for the country’s first success in in this prestigious biennial tournament alongside Womens Golf South Africa’s Kim Williams and Lara Weinstein.
Just a few weeks after her debut in the Girls British Amateur Open Championship in England, South Africa’s leading junior Bianca Theron applied the experience gained at Fairhaven Golf Club in Lytham and St Annes to claim a two shot victory in the weather-reduced Southern Cape Championship in George on Sunday.