Month: April 2015
The South African team were deflated after coming up painfully short in the 2015 Africa Zone VI Golf Championship, but the defending champions were full of praise for host union Uganda, who swept to victory at Kampala Golf Club on Friday.
The home favourites edged out South Africa by one point to triumph on 18.5, terminating the country’s dominance in the prestigious teams championship since 1995.
Boland amateur Bianca Lohbauer stole the show on the tournament favourites in the first round of the prestigious Sanlam SA Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Sunday.
The 19-year-old Boland amateur produced a solid one-over-par 73 as the field struggled to come to terms with the undulating greens and the blustery conditions at Glendower Golf Club and the lead changed hands at least half-a-dozen times.
Eastern Province was in ascendancy again as they fought their way to a podium finish in the B-Section of the 27th INDWE SA Senior Amateur Inter-Provincial just 12 months after relegation, while the Southern Cape Super Seniors celebrated success in Benoni.
Gauteng North and North West enjoyed outstanding success in the third round of the 27th INDWE SA Senior Amateur Inter-Provincial, but Western Province need just one more solid delivery to complete a successful A-Section title defence in Benoni.
The defending champions took control of the country’s largest senior team championship with two comprehensive second round victories, and drove their advantage home by beating Ekurhuleni at Ebotse Links Golf Club on Thursday.
Western Province put their title defence into high gear with two decisive second round victories and vaulted to the top of the A-Section standings in the 27th INDWE SA Senior Amateur Inter-Provincial in Benoni on Wednesday.
Province defeated Southern Cape 8.5 – 3.5 and beat Mpumalanga 8 – 4 to lead the log with eight points.
It’s one of South Africa’s most historic golf clubs, and top-ranked women’s amateur Ivanna Samu wants to make some history of her own when she tees it up in the Sanlam Women's South African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Glendower Golf Club from 19-21 April.