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.
Gauteng North will bring heart and soul to their final tussle against Limpopo as the two sides face off in the A-Division relegation battle at the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial at Krugersdorp on Friday.
While the battle for supremacy in the A-Division will go down to the wire in Friday’s final round at Krugersdorp Golf Club, KwaZulu-Natal will tee it up against Eastern Province, secure in the knowledge that their final match in the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial is a mere formality.
Western Province and Central Gauteng will face off in Friday’s final round of the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial in what promises to be an epic battle for supremacy, while Ekurhuleni has an outside chance taking the A-Division title at Krugersdorp Golf Club.
North West Province took the lead in both of Foursomes against Border and Mpumalanga in the fourth round of the B-Division to set up their first B-Division victory in this year’s South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial Championship, while promotion hopefuls Boland leads Free State by one point at Krugersdorp Golf Club on Thursday.
Southern Cape notched a clean sweep against Limpopo in the fourth round A-Division Foursomes at the 2014 South African U-19 Inter-Provincial, while Central Gauteng and Ekurhuleni drew 2-all and Western Province drummed Gauteng North 3 -1 at Krugersdorp Golf Club on Thursday.
South African Golf Association president, Gerhard Conradie, welcomed the Sunshine Tour’s announcement that South Africa's most successful golfer of the past three decades, Ernie Els, will take on the role of host and ambassador for the South African Open Championship at the 104th playing of the world’s second oldest Open in January 2015 at Glendower Golf Club in Ekurhuleni.
KwaZulu-Natal drew a bold line under their intention to gain promotion in this year’s South African U-19 Inter-Provincial on a day of upsets and jostling for position in the B-Division at Krugersdorp Golf Club on Wednesday.
The coastal side reeled in two more impressive victories to remain undefeated after five starts and top the standings with 10 points, three clear of Eastern Province.
Womens Golf South Africa hosted a Talent Identification Development Camp at the High Performance Centre at the University of Pretoria this past weekend.
The camp was facilitated by National coach Val Holland and assistant national coach Anna Bekker, who identified the juniors during the annual Nomads SA Girls Championship, held at Orkney Golf Club in June.
KwaZulu-Natal enjoyed another productive day at the 2014 South African U-19 Inter-Provincial to edge into the B-Division lead in the B-Division, while Eastern Province strengthened their chances in the promotion battle at Krugersdorp Golf Club on Tuesday.