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History

To view detailed history of golf in South Africa, including records and the history of non-racial golf, please click here.

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The first South African Non-European Open Championship was held in Kimberley in 1949 and was won by R. Ditsebe.

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From its very inception at Kimberley in 1892, the annual get-together of the country’s best golfers was called the South African Tournament.

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Bobby Locke got South African golf on the world map by winning 13 tournaments, (including the British Open four times and he won the South African Open at the age of 17).