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 …

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SAN LAMEER, KwaZulu-Natal (19 October 2014) – Lee-Anne Pace birdied the second extra hole in a sudden death play-off against Holly Clyburn to claim her ninth Ladies European Tour victory in a dramatic finish to the Cell C South African Women’s Open at San Lameer Golf Club in KwaZulu-Natal. Playing in front of a …

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Second round scores recorded in the Cell C South African Women’s Open on Friday morning were cancelled after heavy rains led to a waterlogged golf course at San Lameer Country Club. Round two will start afresh at 6.15am on Saturday. The tournament has been reduced from 72 to 54 holes. England’s Charley Hull was …

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SAN LAMEER (16 October 2014) – Some of South Africa’s top ranked amateurs showed maturity beyond their years when they took to the stage in the rain-hit first round of the Cell C SA Women’s Open on Thursday. As if the pressure of teeing it up with top local and international stars was not enough, high winds and …

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Reigning Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur champion Ivanna Samu racked up her fourth victory this season with an impressive wire-to-wire triumph in the 34th Ackerman Championship at Clovelly Golf Club. The 15-year-old Ruimsig golfer took a commanding five stroke lead in the Gus Ackerman Division with an opening 73 and …

South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace battled bravely in the second round of the Evian Championship

South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace battled bravely in the second round of the Evian Championship on Friday to join the weekend action in the season’s final Major in France. The Investec Cup for Ladies champion smarted after a double bogey at the fourth hole, but some brilliant approaches and putting at the Evian Resort …

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It was certainly not by design, but 73 turned out to a popular number among the five Sunshine Ladies Tour campaigners in the opening round of the Helsingborg Open in Sweden. As the curtain fell at the €250,000 European Ladies Tour event, Stacy Bregman, Kim Williams, Nicole Garcia, Connie Chen and Swaziland’s …

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16 August 2014 – LPGA rookie Paula Reto and three-time Sunshine Ladies Tour champion Ashleigh Simon made the weekend at the Wegmans LPGA Championship, but former Ladies European Tour number one Lee-Anne Pace will miss the action in the season’s fourth Women’s Major Championship. Reto is handily placed in joint …

Sunshine Ladies Tour champion Monique Smit to the fore on Ladies Asian Golf Tour

Two-time Sunshine Ladies Tour champion Monique Smit arrived home for a short break on the back of another top 10 finish on the Ladies Asian Golf Tour. Smit missed the first four events of the season in Asia to support the newly launched Sunshine Ladies Tour at home. However, following victories in the Dimension …

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11 August 2014 – Buoyed by another great result on the LPGA Tour on Sunday, former Ladies European Tour number one Lee-Anne Pace (pictured by Dale Boyce) heads to New York this week for the season’s fourth Women’s Major Championship. South Africa’s top golf export vaulted into the top 10 at the Meier LPGA Classic …