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Central Gauteng youngster Emerson Bam navigated the challenging layout at Wingate Park Country Club in 73 strokes to take a one shot lead in the first round of the prestigious Nomads SA Boys U-13 Championship on Monday. On a tough scoring day, the Dainfern College student dropped two shots on the front nine, but …

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Shorter courses, fast-track learning and relaxed dress codes could boost junior golf, new report finds New research offering insights into how more young people could be encouraged to play golf has been published by Syngenta. With The 2014 Junior Ryder Cup set to tee off at The Blairgowrie Golf Club, Scotland, …

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In a career spanning 25 years, former world number one Ernie Els has won four majors, claimed 67 podium finishes around the globe and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in May 2011. The Big Easy’s major interests in golf-course design and winemaking is well documented, as is his interests in travel, …

Dylan Naidoo finishes in top-10 at US Kids Golf Teen World Championship in North Carolina

29 July 2014 – Reigning Nomads SA Boys Under-17 champion Dylan Naidoo has underlined his status as one of South Africa’s rising stars with a couple of solid performances in the United States this July. The experience is certain to serve well when he lines up with Herman Loubser, Luca Filippi and Luke Mayo at …

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ORKNEY, 1 July 2014 – Western Province junior Cara Gorlei became the first play-off champion of the Nomads SA Girls Championship since 1976 when she ended a three-player shootout at the fourth extra hole, while 13-year-old Kajyuree Moodley from Gauteng prevailed for a wire-to-wire B-Section victory at Orkney Golf …

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ORKNEY, 28 June 2014 – Ji Sun Kang (pictured courtesy of Sanlam) claimed a magnificent four shot wire-to-wire victory at Orkney Golf Club last year, but the defending champion will have her job cut out to claim successive Nomads SA Girls Championship titles when the prestigious junior event tees off on Sunday. …

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A stupendous effort from Jovan Rebula and wingmen, Kyle McClatchie and Altin van der Merwe lifted South Africa to a top 10 finish in the final round of the TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup in Japan on Friday. The South Africans posted a solid opening 208 to tie for fifth, but subsequent rounds of 215 and 218 saw the …

Lauren Horsford leads 2014 Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters Girls Golf Event

Lauren Horsford leads the 2014 Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters Girls Golf Event at Nizel Golf & Country Club, near Sevenoaks, Kent, England. Horsford, carded an opening round of four under par, 68, to lead by two shots from Cloe Frankish of Chart Hills Golf Club, who posted a two under par, 70. Martha Lewis …

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Michelle Wie never did it. Neither did current LPGA Tour wunderkinds Lexi Thompson or Lydia Ko. None of those phenoms qualified for the biggest championship in women’s golf at 11 years of age, but Lucy Li has. Li, a precocious sixth-grader from Redwood Shores, Calif., is making a habit of breaking records. In …