Month: December 2016
Randpark golfer Kajal Mistry put an exclamation point on a watershed season as the number one ranked player on the Senior and the joint number one Junior on the Womens Golf South Africa standings.
Did you know Kajal only finished outside the top 10 once throughout the 2016 season? We caught up with Kajal to find out more about her affinity for music, roast chicken and 2016 Open champion Henrik Stenson and the things that make this 16-year-old rising star from Bryanston tick.
Central Gauteng might have a small party tonight after they sewed up the A-Section title, but the team will be saving the big celebration until the 2016 South African U19 Inter-Provincial at White River Country Club officially wraps up on Friday. For Mpumalanga and Boland, though, there are no such comforts.
Southern Cape carved out a tidy victory while Western Province mounted a spirited comeback with a win and a draw in the third round of the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial on Wednesday, but it could be too little, too late for the defending champions and 2014 winners.
In a year in which golf made its return to the Olympic Games, South Africa’s Special Olympics golfers once again showed how the game is still thriving at this level of competition.
Gauteng North and Central Gauteng were in commanding form on day one of South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial Championship, while Boland and Mpumalanga got off to a blistering start in the B-Section Battle for Promotion at White River Country Club on Monday.
Slade Pickering from North West held his nerve to fend off several contenders as he completed a wire-to-wire victory in the Joburg Junior Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club on Friday. The 18-year-old Pecanwood golfer produced a final round four-under-par 68 at the East Course to close out a four shot victory at 10 under 134.
Morgan Phillips and Shaun Stapleton led the eight-man challenge for South Africa in the opening round of the 116th Amateur Golf Championship of India on Tuesday.
Phillips, who ranks fourth in the South African Golf Association Senior rankings and third ranked mid-amateur Stapleton posted a pair of 76s at Royal Calcutta Golf Club to grab a share of 15th in the Indian Golf Union’s flagship event.