Month: December 2014
South Africa’s Tristen Strydom broke into the top 20 with a solid performance in the 51st Junior Orange Bowl International Golf on Monday, while fellow Ekurhuleni junior Paul Boshoff hung on to a top 30 placing in the third round at the Biltmore Golf Club in Coral Gables, Florida.
South Africa’s Tristen Strydom and Paul Boshoff both inched closer to the leaders in the second round of the 51st Junior Orange Bowl International Golf in Coral Gables, Florida on Sunday.
The pair are tied for 24th at the 36-hole mark at the Biltmore Golf Club and lag just six shots off the pace from joint overnight leader Giovanni Tadiotto from Belgium, who overcame a rocky start to card a 69 for a two shot lead.
South Africa’s Tristen Strydom opened his campaign at the 51st Junior Orange Bowl International Golf with a two-over-par 73 at the Biltmore Golf Club, while Ekurhuleni stable mate Paul Boshoff carded a 76 in Saturday’s first round in Coral Gables, Florida.
Top ranked juniors Tristen Strydom and Paul Boshoff will both chase down glory in the Orange Bowl Junior Invitational in the United States from 27-30 December.
Strydom ranks second in the South African Golf Association’s Open Amateur standins and earned his berth in the line-up of the highly exclusive 72-hole stroke play championship by way of winning the Glacier Junior Series National Final.
Boshoff was invited to compete in the in the 51st edition of the prestigious international event at the Biltmore Golf Course in Coral Gables, Florida, as the country’s number one ranked junior.
Womens Golf South Africa have named Bertine Strauss, Lora Assad, Michaela Fletcher, reigning Sanlam SA Amateur Women’s champion Ivanna Samu and Eleonora Galletti to fly the flag for South Africa in the prestigious 2015 Astor Trophy in Australia early next year.
Gauteng North had their backs against the wall after four successive losses in this year’s South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial, but the young guns put everything on the line in their final match at Krugersdorp Golf Club to protect their A-Division status for the 2015 edition at Worcester Golf Club.
The three-way battle for A-Division glory between Western Province, Central Gauteng and Ekurhuleni will hinge on the Singles, while Kwazulu-Natal is still highly competitive in their final round tussle against Eastern Province, despite having wrapped up the promotion battle in the third round of 2014 South African U-19 Inter-Provincial at Krugersdorp Golf Club.