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Month: January 2018

Pure magic from McClatchie

28 January 2018 – Ekurhuleni amateur Kyle McClatchie showcased his future potential with a runaway seven-shot victory on the Big Easy Tour last year. Just two weeks ago, the 20-year-old rising star closed out a top 12 finish in the BMW SA Open at Glendower Golf Club, but if anyone still had their doubts, the…
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Ammie trio enjoys Sunshine Ladies Tour start

24 January 2018 – Pretoria golfer Danielle du Toit and 13-year-olds Kiera Floyd from Benoni and Bloemfontein’s Gabbi Venter had a great time starting the 2018 Sunshine Ladies Tour season in the Canon Ladies Tshwane Open at Pretoria Country Club on Tuesday. Like most of the field on opening day, top ranked Du Toit found…
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Nienaber keeps cool to claim Free State Open crown

22 January 2018 – Wilco Nienaber holed two massive putts at the 18th – one in regulation play and one on the third play-off hole – to secure a dramatic victory in the Free State Open on Sunday. The Free State junior evoked the steely winning resolve that saw him collect 11 trophies in 2017…
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Galant aims to inspire Cape Flats kids

Tristan Galant, a prodigy who captured the imagination of the golfing world at age 12, has returned home after 4 years in the USA and the South African Golf Development Board player aims to inspire youngsters on the Cape Flats. A past winner of the SA U-13 Championships the strapping teen is back in Cape…
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Rothman qualifies for Bridge Fund finals

Jordan Rothman, a 15-year-old pupil at Curro Durbanville, has become the first girl to qualify for the finals of the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series, a national series of 18 events sanctioned by GolfRSA. In the finals in April 2018, Jordan will compete against some of the country’s best U-19 boys for the grand prize…
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SA duo impress in Annika Invitational USA

12 January 2018 – South Africa’s top female amateur talents – Kajal Mistry and Woo-Ju Son – gave a superb account of themselves in a top field at the prestigious Annika Invitational USA, presented by Rolex, in the United States. Mistry, the country’s top ranked senior, weathered freezing conditions to close out a top six…
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McClatchie marches to Freddie Tait Cup glory in BMW SA Open

14 January 2018 – The large crowd ringside at the 18th at Glendower Golf Club cheered on popular Kyle McClatchie as he holed his final putt to capture the crown jewel of amateur golf – the Freddie Tait Cup – as the leading amateur in the BMW SA Open, proudly hosted by the City of…
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McClatchie motors into BMW SA Open top 10

13 January 2018 – Ekurhuleni amateur Kyle McClatchie drew ‘major’ inspiration from his childhood hero Charl Schwartzel to break into the top 10 in the third round of the BMW SA Open, proudly sponsored by City of Ekurhuleni, on Saturday. The Serengeti golfer showed maturity beyond his 20 years as he navigated the demanding par-72…
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Amateur trio set to give chase at BMW SA Open

In December 2009, two-time European Tour champion Dylan Frittelli edged out JG Claassen and Ryan Dreyer for the Freddie Tait Trophy as the leading amateur at Pearl Valley. That marked the last time that three amateurs made the cut in the SA Open. On Friday, three of the GolfRSA National Squad’s most promising talents broke…
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Kajal Mistry; credit Image SA.

Mistry & Son set for Annika Invitational USA

12 January 2018 – South Africa’s Kajal Mistry and Woo-Ju Son will fly the flag in the 10th Annika Invitational USA, presented by Rolex, in Florida from 13-15 January. Mistry, the country’s top ranked senior, and the number one junior Son, have been drawn together for the opening round at the World Golf Village in…
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