Month: October 2016
Two-time champion Sandra Winter got her bid for a hat-trick in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship off to a flying start at George Golf Club on Monday. The Kingswood golfer took full advantage of the perfect conditions and hurtled straight to the top of affairs with a two-over-par 74.
The South African Golf Association (SAGA) today stated that any acts of discrimination or violence by its members will not be tolerated.
“The SAGA does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious, sex or national origin, nor does it condone any form of violence from its members,” said SAGA Acting President Geoff Taylor.
South Africa’s number one ranked Steve Williams became the first player in the country’s golfing history to hold both the senior national titles on the amateur and pro circuit concurrently after he closed out a wire-to-wire victory in the 28th Indwe Risk Services SA Senior Stroke Play Championship at Kyalami Country Club on Friday.
Thanks to four rounds on some of the toughest Links courses in Scotland at the recent Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, unheralded Rurik Gobel will be gunning for the 28th Indwe Risk Services SA Senior Stroke Play Championship title on Friday.
The South African Golf Development Board’s (SAGDB) Limpopo chapter was given the chance for eight of its elite squad golfers to receive coaching from a few of the professionals competing in this week’s Vodacom Origins of Golf at Euphoria Golf Estate.
Womens Golf Western Province Junior Development Programme members Kaylah Williams and Iman Adams together with Glenda Muller produced a hat-trick of victories for the host union at the 36th Ackerman Championships at Clovelly Country Club on Sunday.
Western Province are in a strong position to celebrate South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial glory on Friday after making the most of their penultimate match against Gauteng North, while Mpumalanga took back the prime spot in the promotion battle on day four at Rustenburg Golf Club.
Golfers from the Western Cape dominated the finals of the 2016 Sanlam Cancer Challenge that was played at the Gary Player Country Club at Sun City on Monday and Tuesday this week.
Western Province painted Central Gauteng and Eastern Province into a corner on day three as Boland strengthened their claim for promotion in the B-Section clashes in the South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial at Rustenburg Golf Club on Wednesday.
Free State edged Mpumalanga for the top spot in the standings, but Southern Cape went on a winning spree to get within striking distance of the log leaders on day two of the South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial at Rustenburg Golf Club on Tuesday.