Month: May 2021

Telfer’s eagle putt sends Auburn to NCAA Championship

13 May 2021 – Kaleigh Telfer called three shots: a powerful drive, a 5-iron to the green and an 18-foot eagle putt on the 503-yard, par-5 ninth hole Wednesday at the Louisville Regional to advance No. 9 Auburn to next week’s NCAA Championship in Scottsdale, Arizona. “I knew what the scores were the whole day,”…
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Hall gunning for top spot at Westlake

12 May 2021 – Former SA Women’s Stroke Play champion Casandra Hall has Lee-Anne Pace firmly in her sights as she heads into the business end of the Sunshine Ladies Tour season, and the lucrative Investec South African Women’s Open at Westlake Golf Club this week. A win at the Joburg Ladies Open in the…
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Young guns set for Investec SA Women’s Open experience

12 May 2021 – Nine of South Africa’s future golfing talents are poised to soak up the experience of competing on golf’s biggest stage when they tee it up in the Investec SA Women’s Open at Westlake Golf Club on Thursday. Led by GolfRSA Elite Squad members Caitlyn Macnab and Samantha Whateley, the group of…
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Higgo romps to 3rd European Tour title in Canary Islands

9 May 2021 – Garrick Higgo continued to write his own chapter in the European Tour history books as he powered to a second win in three weeks at the 2021 Canary Islands Championship. At the beginning of 2019, Higgo was still a relatively unknown rookie in professional golf, but five months into 2021, he…
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Nienaber nails first pro win in Dimension Data Pro-Am

9 May 2021 – Wilco Nienaber made it a hat-trick of victories for South Africa in three consecutive weeks on the European Challenge Tour when he won the Dimension Data Pro-Am in a playoff at Fancourt on Sunday. After finishing tied for the lead with Swede Henric Sturehed on 19 under par on the Montagu…
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Premlall goes wire-to-wire at Nedbank Junior Challenge

5 May 2021 – Glendower’s Yurav Premlall walked in the footsteps of giants when held on for a wire-to-wire win in the inaugural Nedbank Junior Challenge on a score of three-under-par at the Gary Player Country Club on Wednesday. The 17-year-old GolfRSA National Squad member led by two strokes after the first round and carried…
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Premlall feels the heat at Nedbank Junior Challenge

4 May 2021 – Yurav Premlall is aiming to become the first winner of the Nedbank Junior Challenge on Wednesday, but the 17-year-old will have to stave off fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Jordan Duminy, as well as a few other in-form contenders, in the final round. Premlall slept on a two-shot cushion after opening…
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Premlall powers to Nedbank Junior Challenge lead

3 May 2021 – Glendower’s Yurav Premlall laid down a marker in the first staging of the Nedbank Junior Challenge when he fired an opening four-under-par 68 in an impressive start at the testing Gary Player Country Club. On a day when only three golfers posted under-par rounds, the 17-year-old opened up a two-shot lead…
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Steady Strooh takes Nomads SA Boys U-19 Champs crown

1 May 2021 – Hannes Strooh defeated Daniel Bennett 1-up in a thrilling 36-hole final to lift the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Match Play Championship title at Waterkloof Golf Club on Saturday. The Krugersdorp golfer fired rounds of 70, 73, 72 and 70 in the Stroke Play Qualifier to make the field for the Match…
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Comeback King Craig claims national breakthrough at Gowrie Farm

30 April 2021 – Pretoria junior Roelof Craig held off challenges from SAGDB member Vuyisani Makhama and GolfRSA National Squad player Marno Lange to win his first national title at the Nomads Gowrie SA U15 Challenge. The field was tested by windy conditions over the first two days at Gowrie Farm Golf Estate and sweeping…
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