Month: February 2015
Dylan Naidoo birdied three of his last four holes at the West Course for a one-under-par 70, but the 17-year-old Central Gauteng amateur still checked the Joburg Open leaderboard twice to verify his position after first round action wrapped up at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington on Thursday.
The Scottish Golf Union squad claimed a runaway 15.5 - 8.5 victory in the sixth edition of the annual Leopard Trophy and levelled the Test Series at three-apiece after a full-blown assault against South Africa in the final round at Leopard Creek on Thursday.
Ivanna Samu's meteoritic rise to the number one spot in the WGSA Junior Rankings was instigated by a runner-up finish at the Gauteng North Junior Girls’ Open Championship early in February last year. On Sunday, the leggy teenager came full circle when she claimed a play-off victory in the 2015 edition at Centurion Country Club.
Scotland’s Bradley Neil will line up with the pros in the Dimension Data Pro-Am at Fancourt this week, but the reigning Amateur champion will keep a close eye on the action at Leopard Creek Golf Estate, where eight of his Scottish Golf Union National Squad team members will be bidding for repeat success against South Africa in the sixth Leopard Trophy.