Month: May 2019

New look, Royal venue for SA’s top amateur golf event

The South African Amateur Championship, considered the marquee events of the women’ and men’s amateur golfing calendar, is to undergo a groundbreaking revamp that will see the men’s and women’s championships being played simultaneously in mid February 2020. The new-look SA Amateur Championship Week will be played at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. This…
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KZN, Boland celebrate success in Plettenberg Bay

17 May 2019 – KwaZulu-Natal came up trumps in a humdinger final round clash against North West to lift the A-Section title in the 2019 SA Country Districts on Friday, while Boland finished at the top of the pile with an unbeaten week in the promotion battle at Plettenberg Bay Country Club. A-SECTION Just half…
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SA Country Districts heads to humdinger final

16 May 2019 – An epic clash for A-Division glory is on the cards in Friday’s final round between defending champions North West and log-leaders KwaZulu-Natal, while the B-Section battle for promotion in the 2019 SA Country Districts is also heading to a thrilling climax at Plettenberg Bay Country Club. A-SECTION It will be all to play for when…
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Double Delight for Browne in SA Disabled Open

15 May 2019 – Mike Browne slept on the lead for two nights and on Wednesday, the Englishman finished the job – winning the 21st Canon SA Disabled Golf Open in wire-to-wire style for a second successive year at Magalies Park. Browne opened the tournament with a two-under-par 70 to share the first round lead…
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North West keeps SA Countries title defence on track

14 May 2019 – North West kept their title defence on track in the SA Country Districts, but KwaZulu-Natal could pose a serious threat after a thundering second round win at Plettenberg Bay Country Club on Tuesday. Buoyed by an 8 – 4 win against Limpopo on day one, North West routed Northern Cape in…
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Southern Cape makes strong start in SA Countries promotion battle

14 May 2019 – Boland thundered into the lead at the SA Country Districts as Southern Cape swept to victory in their opening salvo in the promotion battle at Plettenberg Bay Country Club on Tuesday. Southern Cape gave the home crowd plenty to cheer about with an 8.5 – 3.5 win against Mpumalanga. The host…
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Brave Browne battles to extend Canon SA Open lead

14 May 2019 – Englishman Mike Browne stayed on track for a successful title defence in the Canon SA Disabled Golf Open after taking the sole lead at Magalies Park on Tuesday. Browne, who went wire-to-wire at the popular resort course last year, shared the overnight lead with Australian veteran Geoff Nicholas after an opening…
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KZN off to blistering start at SA Country Districts

13 May 2019 – Looking to repeat their winning performance at San Lameer Country Club in 2017, KwaZulu-Natal laid down a big marker on the opening day of the SA Country Districts, while North West defeated Limpopo at Plettenberg Bay Country Club. KwaZulu-Natal made an early statement against Free State, dominating the foursomes, and taking…
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Boland, Mpumalanga draw first blood in Plettenberg Bay

13 May 2019 – Boland and Mpumalanga deadlocked on 2 points each in the battle for promotion on day one of the SA Country Districts at Plettenberg Bay Country Club. Boland had the early edge after winning three games in the morning session, but Eastern Province put up a fight in the singles. Boland number eight Clement de…
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Browne mounts case for defence at Magalies Park

13 May 2019 – Mike Browne’s title defence in the Canon South African Disabled Golf Open got off to a solid start as the Englishman carded a two-under-par 70 to share the first round lead at Magalies Park Country Club on Monday. The 41-year-old former Royal Artillery gunner reeled in a hat-trick of birdies to…
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