Month: July 2015
The South African Golf Heritage Trust is delighted to announce that legendary Grand Slam champion Gary Player and LPGA Major winner Sally Little assisted avid golf supporter, the Honorable Patricia de Lille - Mayor of the City of Cape Town - at the opening of the Mercedes-Benz Southern African Golf Hall of Fame and Heritage Centre at its new home in the Clock Tower precinct of the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.
Following the successful introduction of the Level One Rules Courses in South Africa last year, the South African Golf Association (SAGA) further extended its commitment to the R&A Working for Golf campaign with the launch of the Level Two course in July.
Wilco Nienaber from Free State will be taking his cue from Open champion Louis Oosthuizen in his debut at the Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship and Nations Cup from 1-3 September. Nienaber will line up in the prestigious international championship with reigning Nomads SA Boys U-17 champion Herman Loubser, Luke Mayo and Luca Filippi.
Otto van Buynder defeated fellow Gauteng North player Keegan McLachlan at the first play-off hole to lift the inaugural Tshwane Junior Open title on Friday.
The pair ended regulation play tied at four-over-par 148 after Von Buynder signed for a 78 and McLachlan carded a 77 at Pretoria Country Club. Van Buynder produced a superb four at the par-four 10th to seal his first national junior victory in extra time.