Gauteng North set for runaway victory at 72-Hole Team Championship
Nobuhle Dlamini (73,72,74) is lying at the top of the leader board with Kim Williams (68,75,77) in second spot. Their third player, Magda Kruger (75,76,81) has moved to tied 10th
“I played some solid golf, hit greens in regulation but my putting let me down a little today” said Nobuhle. “The greens are playing much better than expected and I am possibly looking for too much.” Dlamini eagled the 12th Hole in the morning round. She hit a driver to middle of fairway and then hit a 6-iron into the green, with a one putt.
Williams started the third round with a bogey on the 2nd hole Par 5 but settled down. She followed this with two more bogey’s on 6th and 18th.
Keeping their second place, the newly formed union, Ekurhuleni (452) trail the leaders by thirteen shots after the third round. Team mates Bonita Bredanhann played some solid golf (75,76,72), Nicole Garcia (74,79,84) started out well and. Simone Burger (78,76,79).
“A very young team, Western Province A (459), is lying in third place with Kelly Erasmus (77,76,75), Cara Gorlei (75,79,82) and Amy Henning (80,78,78). They are certainly gaining much experience from their outing.
The Championship is being played on a lengthened course ( 5794m) at Polokwane GC. This 72-Hole stroke play championship competition is played over three : 18 holes playeddays on the first day; 36 holes on the second day and 18 holes on the third and final day. Two of the three teams’ scores count in each round.