Month: March 2015
Gauteng North's James du Preez punctured the excitement among the local fans when he defeated Southern Cape’s Cameron Moralee by five strokes to lift the Sanlam Cape Province Open title on a winning score of 14-under-par 274.
Western Province’s Michael Sherriff fired a flawless four-under-par 68 at George Golf Club to set the early clubhouse target in the Sanlam Cape Province Open on Friday, but Tom Watson from the Southern Cape matched his score at Kingswood Golf Estate to grab a share of the first round lead.
Cara Gorlei claimed her third podium finish this season when she edged out local favourite Lizzie Currie by two strokes for the KwaZulu-Natal Stroke Play Championship title at Beachwood on Sunday.
Four of South Africa’s leading amateurs are primed for battle in the Southern Cross Invitational that tees off in Tigre on Thursday.
Tristen Strydom, Jason Smith, Gerlou Roux and Hendrikus Stoop will line up in the prestigious 54-hole international teams event at the Nordelta Golf Club against Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, France, Ireland and Portugal.
Less than a month ago, Ekurhuleni’s Tristen Strydom was worried that a swing problem would affect his campaign in the Southern Cross Invitational in Argentina, but after three rounds of the Argentine Stroke Play Championship, the country’s top ranked amateur is in great shape.
South Africa’s number one ranked Tristen Strydom carded a one-under-par 69 in the second round of the Argentine Stroke Play Championship to move into the top 12 at Tortugas Country Club.
Strydom tied for 12th on even-par 140, and lags four strokes behind 36-hole pacesetter, Jarryd Felton from Australia.
South Africa got their preparation for the upcoming Southern Cross Invitational in Argentina off to a solid start in the opening round of the Argentine Stroke Play Championship on Thursday. Australia’s Cory Crawford was on target with a five-under-par 65. The Sanctuary Cove player leads by two from Argentina’s Jose Chon and Jeremy Gandon from France, while Gerlou Roux took point for the South African team in the curtain-raiser.
Cara Gorlei from Western Province, Shawnelle de Lange from Gauteng and Demi Flanagan from Border will fly the flag for South Africa at the fifth Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) at the Omeya Golf Estate in Windhoek from 27-30 April.
Just a little over a month since she lifted the Eastern Province Championship Match Play title, Cara Gorlei was in ascendancy again in the Pam Golding Properties WGWP Amateur Championship.
Coming off a tie for second in the stroke play, the Western Province number one defeated fellow Western Province Squad member Zayb Fredericks 3 & 2 at Bellville Golf Club.
A team of four of South Africa’s top juniors will take up the country’s title defence in the prestigious All-Africa Junior Golf Championships in Zambia this May.
The South African Golf Association (SAGA) selected Keegan de Lange from Gauteng North, Boland’s Herman Loubser and Central Gauteng pair Marco Steyn and Dylan Naidoo to represent the country in Africa’s most prestigious junior team championship.
Tristen Strydom, Jason Smith, Gerlou Roux and Hendrikus Stoop are primed to fly the flag for South Africa in the Southern Cross Invitational in Argentina next week.
The country’s leading amateurs will line up against top international teams from the host nation, Australia, Canada, Chile, France, Ireland and Portugal at the Nordelta Golf Club in Tigre from 26-29 March.
Western Province’s Amy Henning will chase down the Pam Golding Properties WGWP Amateur Championship double after claiming the Edith Bowie Trophy in the Stroke Play Championship at Bellville Golf Club on Monday.