Month: April 2014
The South African juniors shifted gears in the third round of the All-Africa Junior Golf Championship in Lusaka and opened up a 21 shot lead on Zimbabwe on Wednesday.
The defending champions combined for a two-under-par 214 at the Chainama Hills Golf Club and top the standings at nine-over-par 657
Overnight leaders South Africa kept their title defence at the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge on track, but gusting winds and low early morning temperatures caught the foursome off guard on Tuesday.
The defending champions combined for a second round 223 to retain their lead and top the log at 443.
South Africa got their 16th consecutive title hunt underway at the All-Africa Junior Golf Championship but the defending champions came under serious fire from the host nation at Chainama Hills Golf Club in Lusaka on Monday.
Hennie du Plessis fired an opening one-under-par 71, Jovan Rebula contributed a 74 and Kyle McClatchie added a 75 to put the South African team in pole position on four-under-par 220. The fourth member of the side, Altin van der Merwe, closed with a non-counting 78.
The young quartet tasked with keeping South Africa’s winning record alive at the All-Africa Junior Golf Championship at Chainama Hills Golf Club in Lusaka departed in high spirits for Zambia on Saturday.
The 19th edition of the prestigious junior team championship tees off on Monday and will showcase the talent of Southern Africa’s finest junior golfers from countries such as Zambia, South Africa, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Swaziland, Uganda, Namibia and Mauritius.
Carrie Park’s victory at the Sanlam SA Amateur Stroke Play Championship in April put an exclamation mark on the blossoming potential that carried the 17-year-old Gauteng North amateur to the number one spot in the Womens Golf South Africa Senior Rankings in March.
We caught up with the talented golfer during the Sanlam SA Amateur Stroke Play Championship to learn more about the girl behind the dimpled smile and the lethal swing.