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Three-way tie leads logjam at African Amateur

14 February 2018 – At the midway mark of the third African Amateur Stroke Play Championship, South Africa’s David McIntyre, Yashas Chandra from India and Frenchman Edgar Catherine share the lead at the top of a congested leaderboard at Glendower Golf Club. Out in the early morning, and with a target to chase, Chandra reeled…
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LaCroix sprints to African Amateur lead

13 February 2018 – Frédéric LaCroix from France showed some serious flair as he surged to the top of the leaderboard on the opening day of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Glendower Golf Club on Tuesday. The Parisian set the first round mark at five-under-par 67 and opened up a two-shot lead over…
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Record-breaking Gillberg wins SA Stroke Play

9 February 2018 – An international breakthrough. A new 72-hole record. An unforgettable week in South Africa for Oliver Gillberg. The Swede began with a 10-foot birdie putt and he tapped in for par at the final hole to put the lowest 72-hole score in the 49 year history of the South African Stroke Play…
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Gillberg on the attack in SA Stroke Play

8 February 2018 – Oliver Gillberg lived up to his star billing when he fired seven birdies over the last nine holes at Pecanwood Golf and Country Club to top the third round leaderboard of the South African Stroke Play Championship on Thursday. The world number 10 ranked opened his campaign in North West Province…
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Duo leads SA Stroke Play logjam at Pecanwood

7 February 2018 – The South African Stroke Play saw a fantastically high standard of golf as no less than 66 players went under par during the second round at Pecanwood Golf and Country Club, resulting in a cut of 65 and ties falling at two-under 142. World number 10 Oliver Gillberg from Sweden and…
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Slatter sets sizzling pace at SA Stroke Play

6 February 2018 – A superb eight-under-par 64 helped Keaton Slatter to surge past the tournament favourites into the top spot in the first round of the South African Stroke Play Championship on Tuesday. On a low scoring day at Pecanwood Golf and Country Estate, 57 players in the 144-strong field broke par but no-one…
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SA players set for foreign invasion at Pecanwood

5 February 2018 – South Africa’s top amateurs are eager to chase down the silverware in this week’s South African Stroke Play Championship, but the local stars will have a wave of international players to contend with at Pecanwood Golf Estate. The 72-hole championship tees off on Tuesday and the field of 144 features no…
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Pure magic from McClatchie

28 January 2018 – Ekurhuleni amateur Kyle McClatchie showcased his future potential with a runaway seven-shot victory on the Big Easy Tour last year. Just two weeks ago, the 20-year-old rising star closed out a top 12 finish in the BMW SA Open at Glendower Golf Club, but if anyone still had their doubts, the…
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Nienaber keeps cool to claim Free State Open crown

22 January 2018 – Wilco Nienaber holed two massive putts at the 18th – one in regulation play and one on the third play-off hole – to secure a dramatic victory in the Free State Open on Sunday. The Free State junior evoked the steely winning resolve that saw him collect 11 trophies in 2017…
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McClatchie marches to Freddie Tait Cup glory in BMW SA Open

14 January 2018 – The large crowd ringside at the 18th at Glendower Golf Club cheered on popular Kyle McClatchie as he holed his final putt to capture the crown jewel of amateur golf – the Freddie Tait Cup – as the leading amateur in the BMW SA Open, proudly hosted by the City of…
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