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Otto keeps title bid alive in Cape Town CAPE TOWN (29 November 2014) – Several players tried to make a hard charge at the lead on moving day at the Lion of Africa Cape Town Open, but as the sun set at Royal Cape Golf Club, Hennie Otto maintained his grip on the R1.5-million event to keep his bid for the …

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 …

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 …

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 …