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RIO DE JANEIRO – Construction work on the golf course for the 2016 Olympics (pictured by Getty Images) could be halted under a filing made by state prosecutors suing the city of Rio de Janeiro and the developer over environmental rules. In a 27-page legal brief made public late Wednesday, prosecutors termed …

Royal boost for England golfers’ Olympic ambitions

England teenage internationals Marco Penge and Emma Allen received a right royal boost for their Olympic ambitions when they met the Duchess of Cambridge. They were among 30 young athletes who were invited by the charity SportsAid to attend a workshop designed to help them on their journey to the Olympic or …

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Singapore, October 17: Asian Development Tour (ADT) standout Chan Shih-chang hopes his journey on the less traveled road will ultimately lead him to Rio de Janeiro in two years’ time. The 28-year-old Chan has propelled up the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) this season following three victories on the ADT and …

SA juniors claim top 20 at Youth Olympics Golf Tournament

South Africa’s Kyle McClatchie and Kaleigh Telfer delivered a champions’ performance in the final round to claim a top 20 finish in the Team Competition at the Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China on Tuesday. In very wet conditions at the Zhongshan International Golf Club, the local heroes combined for an …

Denmark lead Mixed Team event at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics

Denmark carded a seven-under-par 65 which included a hole-in-one to take a two shot lead over Korea after the second round of the Mixed Team event at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics, held at Zhongshan International Golf Club. John Paul Pultz Pinnerup Axelsen holed his tee shot with an eight-iron at the 163-yard …

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Italy’s Renato Paratore and Soyoung Lee from Korea claimed golf’s first medallist honours at the Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, while South African juniors Kaleigh Telfer and Kyle McClatchie finished with mixed results in Nanjing on Thursday. Paratore carded rounds of 72, 67 and 66 at the Zhongshan …

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South African juniors Kaleigh Telfer and Kyle McClatchie enjoyed a second official practice round on Monday, although it was another wet day in Nanjing, China and the pair are primed to tee off in the first round of the Summer Youth Olympics on Tuesday. “The rain only let up around lunch time, but they teed it up …

Ekurhuleni’s Kyle McClatchie and Kaleigh Telfer from Gauteng are primed for their Summer Youth Olympics debut

Ekurhuleni’s Kyle McClatchie and Kaleigh Telfer from Gauteng are primed for their Summer Youth Olympics debut at the Zhongshan International Golf Club in China on Tuesday. The South African juniors had their first glimpse of the championship layout in Nanjing during Sunday’s first official practice round on …

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SA juniors Kyle McClatchie and Kaleigh Telfer joined other young Olympians at the send-off celebrations for the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Johannesburg on Monday. The 50-strong Team SA departed for China this morning where they will join more than 5,000 athletes from around the globe for the games in Nanjing. …

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29 July 2014 – SA juniors Kyle McClatchie and Kaleigh Telfer will make local golfing history as South Africa’s first golfing Olympians at the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in China next month. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) and Womens Golf South Africa (WGSA) are proud to announce that McClatchie …