Archive – Women
Chiara Contomathios, Bianca Wernich and Laila Hrindova share the amateur lead in the Cape Town Ladies Open and, if one had to judge her performance in Tuesday's opening round, the honeymoon might be over, but Ashleigh Buhai is having a whale of a time in Cape Town after giving her husband the boot.
Catherine Lau has taken the amateur lead while, for a second time in three weeks, its advantage to a foreign campaigner as Britain’s Kiran Matharu continued to stamp her dominance on the Ladies Tshwane Open at Zwartkop Country Club on Wednesday.
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.
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.
Melissa Eaton hopes that a return to her native Port Shepstone will kick her Chase to the Investec Cup for Ladies season into high gear as she headlines the field at the R250 000 SA Women’s Open alongside two-time champion Lee-Anne Pace this week.
Carrie Park from South Korea rubber-stamped her status as a future world beater when she clinched her first Sunshine Ladies Tour title in spectacular fashion, while Western Province amateur Katia Shaff became the first Sally Little Trophy recipient in the South African Women’s Masters on Saturday.
Golf RSA Elite Squad member Kaleigh Telfer grabbed a share of lead in the Sally Little Trophy chase while Carrie Park continued to make a name for herself as one of the hottest prospects on the Sunshine Ladies Tour.
Given the wealth of knowledge she has accumulated in nine seasons on the Ladies European Tour, it is not surprising that Stacy Bregman would back herself in this week’s SA Women’s Masters. What is unusual to hear is that the four-time Sunshine Ladies Tour winner thinks the youngsters might steal the limelight in the R500 000 showpiece at Rondebosch Golf Club from 19-21 January.
Ashleigh Simon needs no introduction. Her storied amateur career was nothing short of outstanding and, since she joined the pro ranks, she has complimented a flood of amateur victories with two Ladies European Tour and four Sunshine Ladies Tour titles.
Randpark golfer Kajal Mistry put an exclamation point on a watershed season as the number one ranked player on the Senior and the joint number one Junior on the Womens Golf South Africa standings.
Did you know Kajal only finished outside the top 10 once throughout the 2016 season? We caught up with Kajal to find out more about her affinity for music, roast chicken and 2016 Open champion Henrik Stenson and the things that make this 16-year-old rising star from Bryanston tick.