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THE 2015 EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED IN FULL Six new tournaments, seven new venues and a minimum of 47 tournaments across 11 months, are some of the many highlights of The 2015 European Tour International Schedule which is announced in full today. The global appeal of The European Tour is …

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22 November 2014 – South Africa’s Connie Chen held on for a share of the lead in Saturday’s second round of the Xiamen Open at the Orient Golf and Country Club in China. The recent Tenerife Open de Espana champion followed an opening 68 in the inaugural €250,000 with a two-under-par 70 to share pole position with …

SA pair in great form at Xiamen Open Golf in China

21 November 2014 – Ashleigh Simon lags just three off the pace from compatriot Connie Chen, who took a one stroke lead in the first round of the inaugural €250,000 Xiamen Open in China. Chen, with father Hong on the bag, toured the par-72 championship layout at the Orient Golf and Country Club in 68 strokes to …

Hennie Otto hunting form at 2014 DP World Champs

Hennie Otto hunting form at DP World Champs With the Sunshine Tour’s Lion of Africa Cape Town Open just a week away, South Africa’s Hennie Otto went hunting for form in the European Tour’s Final Series and found it in Dubai. The two-time Italian Open champion carded rounds of 70 and 68 to tie for 12th on five …

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Marrakech, Morocco – Assoufid Golf Club, situated close to the vibrant ‘Red City’ of Marrakech, has been voted Africa’s Best New Golf Course 2014, at the inaugural World Golf Awards. The announcement, made at a gala ceremony at Quinta do Lago Resort, Portugal, on Saturday November 15th, comes just a …

Disappointment for Louis Jager at Euro Q-School

There are many who say that qualifying school is the ultimate test for any golfer. A gruelling battle from start to finish, it can break the spirit of many a player, while launching a select few to the top. While Mikko Korhonen celebrates his status as the first Finnish winner in the history of the European Tour …

Tristen Strydom signs off in style at Harry Oppenheimer Trophy

VEREENIGING (20 November 2014) – Ekurhuleni’s Tristen Strydom claimed his fourth title of the season at the Harry Oppenheimer Trophy at Maccauvlei Golf Club in a nail-biting finale on Thursday after Luke Trocado from Western Province narrowly missed forcing the tournament into a play-off. The reigning Nomads SA …

Top Central Gauteng golfers primed for International Teams

Top Central Gauteng golfers primed for International Teams VEREENIGING, November 2014 – Central Gauteng Open champion Matthew Spacey will lead a strong Central Gauteng assault, newly minted Harry Oppenheimer Trophy winner Tristen Strydom will spearhead the Ekurhuleni attack and South Africa’s number four ranked …

William Skinner wins Hayes Senior Classic Golf Tournament

Pretoria amateur William Skinner is ready for another fast finish on the South African senior circuit after he romped to his first provincial victory at the second Otway Hayes Senior Classic at Zwartkop Country Club on Sunday. The 54-year-old Gauteng North player fired a superb four-under-par 67 at his home course …

Fourways amateur Matthew Spacey claimed his first IGT Tour title

Fourways amateur Matthew Spacey claimed his first IGT Tour title with a sensational performance in the final round of the sixth Race to Q-School event at Wanderers Golf Club on Thursday. The 23-year-old Dainfern golfer showed amazing maturity under pressure to rack up eight birdies for a flawless 63 to claim an …