Lyle Rowe goes route 66 to atop of 2014 Lion of Africa Cape Town Open

Lyle Rowe was in a buoyant mood after a six-under-par 66 earned him a share of the first round lead at the R1,5-million Lion of Africa Cape Town Open, but it was co-leader Hennie Otto who had more reasons to smile on Thursday. Anahita’s Otto and Rowe from the Eastern Province set the early mark and, as first round …

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JOHANNESBURG (26 November 2014) – Tyron Mc Comb from Fourways triumphed in the IGT Tour’s seventh Race to Q-School on Wednesday after edging out Pretoria pro Werner van Niekerk with an incredibly chip at the first hole of a sudden-death play-off. The 23-year-old Dainfern golfer carded an even-par 72 at …

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Thomas Aiken (pictured by Gallo Images) heads to Royal Cape Golf Club on the back of four weeks playing the Finals Series of the European Tour, but he’s ready to compete now that his feet are back on South African soil. “I had a long end to the season with Turkey, China and Dubai over the last few weeks, but I’m …

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JOHANNESBURG, 25 November 2014 – Tyron Mc Comb (Pictured by CJ du Plooy) Fourways came through an enthralling birdie battle with his playing partners to take a commanding three stroke lead in the second round of the IGT Tour’s seventh Race to Q-School on Tuesday. Mc Combe shared the overnight lead at Modderfontein …

Neil Schietekat eyes success at Lion of Africa Cape Town Open

Neil Schietekat is ninth in the Chase to the Investec Cup and turns his attention to this week’s Lion of Africa Cape Town Open looking for the big points on offer. The Sunshine Tour’s 72-hole summer events begin with this week’s R1,5-million tournament at Royal Cape Golf Club at Schietekat is primed for a good …

Disappointing week for South African Women’s Golf Duo

South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace was forced to withdraw from her last LPGA Tour start of the season, while Connie Chen’s second title bid on the Ladies European Tour was thwarted by Chinese Taipei amateur Ssu-Chia Cheng. Pace pulled a back muscle during the practice round of the CME Group Tour Championship, but teed …

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 …

Jacques Kruyswijk wins Sunshine Tour Battle of the Giants

JOHANNESBURG (20 November 2014) – Development was the biggest winner at Glendower Golf Club as IGT Tour graduates Jacques Kruyswijk and Werner van Niekerk held off a pack of seasoned Sunshine Tour professionals to come out tops in the Battle of the Giants on Thursday. The two Centurions pros both closed with …

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 …