Boland & KZN on fire in first round Foursomes
Boland scored a clean sweep in the Foursomes against Border and Eastern Province, while KwaZulu-Natal came equally close to a perfect start in the B-Division promotion battle at the 2014 South African U-19 Inter-Provincial at Krugersdorp Golf Club.
Boland vs Border and Eastern Province
Reigning Nomads SA Boys U-15 champion Herman Loubser and Dylan Jacobs combined to beat Border 1-Up and handed Lukas Pretorius and Dehan Joubert from Eastern Province a 5&4 drubbing.
Erhard Lambrechts and Eduard de Viliers thumped Tristan and Riley Naude from Border 3&1 and defeated Eastern Province 2&1.
Hennie O’Kennedy and Hendrik took a 1-up win against Border and Eastern Province, while Tiaan Strydom and Keelan Africa claimed a 6&5 victory against Border and won their match against Eastern Province 3&1.
Eastern Province vs Border
Eastern Province won two of their matches against Border, while Jarred Scharneck and Courtney Wicks scored a point for Border. Eastern Province’s Donovan Tam and Nyameko Heshu halved their game against Chuma Adonis and Byron Toogood from Border
Kwazulu-Natal vs North West Province and Free State
Ben Botha, Jason Broomhead, Anuerin Gounden, Ruben Coetzer, Keagan Thomas, Gregory McKay, Matt Saulez and Luke Mayo celebrated a whitewash victory in the Foursomes against Free State to take a 4-0 lead into the Singles.
The coastal side were equally impressive against North West Province, losing just half a point in the match between Botha and Broomhead against Patrick Ntoagae and Andre van Dyk.
North West and Free State
The final match between North West and Free State ended in a 2-all draw.
Ntoagae and Van Dyk beat Steven le Roux and Louis Fourie 7&6 while Philip Niemand and Johann Burke triumphed 1-up for North West’s two points.
Attie van Wyk partnered Ruan Pretorius to a 4&2 victory for Free State and Therion Nel and Retief Tolken combined to beat Tiaan Maree and Christiaan Burke 1-up.
Boland 4 – Border 0
Boland 4 – Eastern Province 0
Eastern Province 2.5 – Border 1.5
KwaZulu-Natal 4 – Free State 0
KwaZulu-Natal 2.5 – North West Province 0.5
Free State 2 – North West Province 2
Written and released by Lali Stander on behalf of the South African Golf Association.