Month: April 2015

James closes in at SA Mid-Amateur Champs

Former KwaZulu-Natal player Elton James turned up the pressure and moved within striking distance of pacesetter Gerlou Roux in the third round of the South African Mid-Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Thursday.

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Williams feeling sharp ahead of SA Open defence

Canadian Josh Williams wants to hit the ground running in his title defence at the 2015 Nedbank SA Disabled Golf Open, which tees off at Zwartkop Country Club from 4-6 May.

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Douries primed to ignite at SA Disabled Golf Open

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.

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SA lifts fifth successive RAACT title

South Africa celebrated their fifth consecutive victory in the All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) with an impressive final round performance at Omeya Golf Club in Windhoek, Namibia on Thursday.

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SA holds course at RAACT defence

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.

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Resolve keeps Roux in control in KZN

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.

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Strydom runs up Cape double in Hermanus

Tristen Strydom further cemented his position as country’s number one ranked amateur when he seized his second victory in as many weeks in the Boland Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Wednesday.

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Roux seizes control at SA Mid-Am Stroke Play

Gerlou Roux threw down the gauntlet with an impressive five-under-par 65 in the first round of the South African Mid-Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Tuesday.

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Gorlei gives SA a solid boost at RAACT

The South African team made a solid start to their fifth consecutive title bid in the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy in Namibia on Tuesday.

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Flanagan fires in Windhoek

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.

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Giant-killer Nel claims WP Amateur glory

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.

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WP Amateur down the home straight

Gauteng North's Teaghan Gauche and Andre Nel from Southern Cape will go head-to-head in the 36-hole final round of the Western Province Amateur at Rondebosch Golf Club on Saturday.

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Big guns fall at Western Province Amateur

SA number one Tristen Strydom and Western Province Amateur defending champion Gerlou Roux got their marching orders, but the country’s number two ranked Teaghan Gauche held course at Rondebosch Golf Club on Thursday.

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Strydom powers to victory in Western Province

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.

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Samu lifts Sanlam SA Women’s Stroke Play title

Ivanna Samu confirmed her status as South Africa’s number one women’s amateur when she won the Sanlam South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Glendower Golf Club on Tuesday.

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Ugandan sergeant soldiers on in Sanlam SA Women’s Stroke Play

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.

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WGSA honours the 2014 Achievers

South Africa’s top ranked Ivanna Samu, Cara Gorlei and Chiara Contomathios were honoured at the Womens Golf South Africa Annual General Meeting held during the Sanlam SA Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Glendower Golf Club on Monday.

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World champ Schuhknecht inspired by Sithole

World One-Arm Match Play champion Reinard Schuhknecht is taking his cue from top wheelchair tennis ace Lucas Sithole and targeting success in the Nedbank SA Disabled Golf Open this May.

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Samu poised for Glendower glory in Sanlam SA Women’s Stroke Play

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.

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Samu rises to occasion at Glendower

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.

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