Month: April 2015
Walking is something most of us take for granted. It is as simple as breathing; we don’t think about it, we just do it. But not a day passes that 16-year-old Citrusdal golfer Ignation Douries doesn’t pause to marvel at the biological wonder his legs perform every day.
The South African team kept their title defence in the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy on course with a solid second round performance at Omeya Golf Club in Windhoek, Namibia on Wednesday.
Cara Gorlei and Demi Flanagan combined for a second successive 147 to keep South Africa in pole position and on track for the country’s fifth consecutive victory in the prestigious biennial event.
Patience and steely resolve helped Gerlou Roux maintain his overnight lead at the halfway stage of the South African Mid-Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Wednesday. The Western Province golfer stretched a three stroke lead to five shots and tops the leaderboard at nine-under-par 207.
South Africa’s Demi Flanagan will lead the South African team into battle in the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy after a superb victory in the Bank Windhoek Namibia Amateur Ladies Stroke Play Championship on the weekend. Flanagan carded rounds of 69 and 71 for a three stroke victory on four-under-par 140.
Unheralded Andre Nel capped his giant-killing run with victory in the Western Province Amateur Championship at Rondebosch Golf Club on Saturday.
The 19-year-old KeNako Academy student defeated South Africa’s number two ranked Teaghan Gauche with an impressive 3 & 2 victory.
Rising junior Tristen Strydom lived up to his star billing when he replaced former number one Christiaan Bezuidenhout at the top of the South African Golf Association (SAGA) rankings at the end of last year.
Five months on, the 17-year-old Serengeti golfer will be targeting his former Ekurhuleni stable mate’ rare double in the Western Province Amateur Championship after romping to a five stroke victory at Rondebosch Golf Club on Wednesday.
As a sergeant in the Ugandan army, Flavia Namakula has brought a certain military precision to the Ugandan golfers competing in this week’s Sanlam South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Glendower Golf Club.
South African number one Ivanna Samu will take a three-stroke lead into Tuesday’s final round of the Sanlam South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Glendower Golf Club.
Half-a-dozen birdies helped Ivanna Samu into pole position in the Sanlam SA Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Glendower Golf Club on Monday.
The country’s top ranked amateur started the second round four off the pace, but overhauled overhaul overnight leader Bianca Lohbauer with a superb two-under-par 70.