Month: January 2017
Gauteng North’s Keegan Mclachlan and Malcolm Mitchell from KwaZulu-Natal are locked at the top of the leaderboard heading into the final day of the Liberty Gauteng North Open after the pair carded matching rounds of 67 at Wingate Park Country Club on Saturday.
Golf RSA has named the leading four juniors on the South African Golf Association Junior Rankings – Christo Lamprecht, Luca Filippi, Garrick Higgo and Jayden Schaper – for the upcoming African Amateur Championship at Leopard Creek and the 2017 All-Africa Junior Golf Championship in Zimbabwe from 28 – 31 March.
Golf RSA number one ranked junior Woo Jo Son broke into top 10 as Lee-Anne Pace is closing in on a historic three-peat in the SA Women’s Open after she left the field behind in Friday’s second round at San Lameer Country Club.
When Jason Smith starts the Gauteng North Open today, he won’t be thinking about Sunday’s triumph at the Free State Open.
“It would be a big mistake to start thinking about back-to-back victories at Wingate Park because that course warrants all your attention,” said the former SA Stroke Play champion after his practice round at the Tshwane layout on Thursday.
Zethu Myeki and Woo Ju Son share the amateur lead on day one while Lee-Anne Pace proved once again that form is temporary, but class is permanent when she capitalised on a blistering start to take the first round lead in the SA Women’s Open – sponsored by the Ray Nkonyeni Municipality – on Thursday.