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Higgo captures Harry Oppenheimer Trophy

24 November 2017 – Boland junior Garrick Higgo produced another winning performance to capture the season-ending Harry Oppenheimer Trophy on Thursday. It was the second time in three successive starts that the country’s leading amateur celebrated victory and – following his Bobby Locke triumph two weeks ago – it marked the second time in two…
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Nienaber caps banner season at CCJ

19 November 2017 – Free State junior Wilco Nienaber capped a dream season with his 10th victory when he went wire-to-wire in the Central Gauteng Open at Country Club Johannesburg at the Woodmead Course to triumph on 19-under-par 296 on Sunday. The 17-year-old Bloemfontein junior laid the foundation with a brilliant eight-under-par 64 in the opening round. He…
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A Quick 18 with Therion Nel

After a sluggish start to 2017, Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation rising star Therion Nel rode the momentum of a runner-up finish in the Northern Cape Open to a superb run of top five and top 10 finishes to break into the top 10 of the South African Golf Association Open Amateur Rankings. He came…
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Amateurs announced for BMW SA Open

17 November 2017 – The South African Open Championship has always enjoyed a rich history of amateur participation and the 2018 edition at Glendower Golf Club from 11-14 January will once again feature the cream of South Africa’s amateur ranks. “The reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion automatically qualifies for the world’s second oldest national championship…
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Fearless Higgo seals Bobby Locke victory

15 November 2017 – South Africa’s top ranked Garrick Higgo overcame a strong challenge from Andre van Heerden to clinch victory in The Bobby Locke , thanks in no small part to a grand-stand finish in the final round at Parkview Golf Club. Tied for the lead through 14 holes, the 17-year-old Boland junior rose…
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All-Africa champions elated and humbled

16 October 2017 – KwaZulu-Natal trio Malcolm Mitchell, Clayton Mansfield and Matt Saulez and Garrick Higgo from Boland successfully defended South Africa’s title in the All Africa Golf Team Championship last Friday, but the quartet left in Zimbabwe with much more than a trophy. The team headed into the final round at Elephant Hills Golf…
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Team SA gives back in Zimbabwe

12 October 2017 – Shortly after the South African team extended their lead in the third round of this year’s All Africa Golf Team Championships, the defending champions turned their attention to the future stars of the game. “We hosted a golf development clinic for youngsters from a nearby school,” said Clayton Mansfield. “It was…
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SA cements lead at All Africa Teams

11 October 2017 – Clayton Mansfield, Matt Saulez and Malcolm Mitchell stretched South Africa’s overnight lead in the All Africa Golf Team Championships to keep the country’s title defence on track at Elephant Hills Golf Club in Zimbabwe. The KwaZulu-Natal trio combined for seven-under-par 199 in Wednesday’s second round to increase the team’s advantage in…
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SA make positive start at All Africa

10 October 2017 – Malcolm Mitchell and Garrick Higgo combined for a fantastic nine under par in the opening round of the All Africa Golf Team Championships to get South Africa’s title defence of to a fast start in Zimbabwe on Tuesday. A total of 15 nations started the prestigious biennial event at the Victoria…
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SA quartet fired up for AAGTC defence

8 October 2017 – Malcolm Mitchell, Matt Saulez and new cap Clayton Mansfield are eager to launch South Africa’s title defence in the All Africa Golf Team Championship in Zimbabwe next week. The KwaZulu-Natal trio will be targeting an eighth consecutive victory in the prestigious biennial team alongside Junior Presidents Cup standout Garrick Higgo from…
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