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 …

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 …

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Former chartered accountant Lean Boezaart is finally having the kind of season he long felt was possible and the 28-year-old will begin to enjoy the impressive pay-offs for his consistency in the United States this week. Boezaart confident of his chances to gain a Sunshine Tour card in January following nine top …

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South Africa’s Chris Williams (pictured by Getty Images) had a hot putter to thank as he carded a superb nine under par 63 to race into a three shot lead after the first round of the Senior Open de Portugal at Vidago Palace. The 55 year old from Edenvale holed a 40 footer and six more putts outside ten feet en …

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JOHANNESBURG, 2 September 2014 – Overnight leader Werner van Niekerk (pictured by CJ du Plooy) put himself in prime position for a maiden pro win when he opened up an almost unsurmountable lead in the second round of the IGT Tour’s Race to Asian Q-School on Tuesday. Two eagles in a round of five-under-par 67 …

Hennie Otto inspires SA junior golfers in Italy

Hennie Otto’s two-shot triumph at the Italian Open on Sunday was the main topic of conversation among the four South African juniors lining up in the Italian International Under-16 Championship on Tuesday. Dylan Naidoo from Central Gauteng, Herman Loubser from Boland, Western Province’s Luca Filippi and Luke Mayo …

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TSHWANE, 28 July 2014 – Pretoria’s Keegan de Lange raced to a five-under-par 67 at Centurion Country Club to claim the first round lead at the IGT Tour’s Race to Asian Q-School on Monday. The 17-year-old Pretoria amateur racked in seven birdies to wipe out a pair of bogeys and finished one shot clear of namesake, …

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TSHWANE, 23 July 2014 – Pretoria’s Pieter Kruger rattled home an eagle putt at the 18th to put the seal on a wire-to-wire victory in the IGT Tour’s first Race to Asian Q-School at Waterkloof Golf Club on Wednesday. The 30-year-old GFG Academy golfer fired a three-under-par 69 to close out a three shot victory over …

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 His return to golf after surgery is not of as much public concern as Tiger Woods’ but Richard Sterne gets back into tournament action in this week’s Alstom Open de France with at least some people watching closely. He returns after recovering from surgery to repair a torn labrum in his hip. He finished second to …