Tuesday’s opening round of the R200 000 Sun International Ladies Challenge saw a fantastically high standard of golf as 15 players dipped into red figures at Sun City.
Bertine Strauss expects a tough title defence when she starts the R200 000 Sun International Ladies Challenge at Sun City on Tuesday.
Rickie Fowler ground his way to victory at the Honda Classic on Sunday with a final round of 71 at PGA National Resort that saw him win by four shots over Morgan Hoffman and Gary Woodland. ‘It’s special to be able to pull it off,’ said Fowler, who lives close to the course. ‘It wasn’t the prettiest of ways to… Read more →
Darren Fichardt called his caddie over to help him read the putt that would win him the Joburg Open on Sunday, but in the end, he was left to his own devices as he sank the two-footer which gave him a one-shot victory at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. After bogeying the 17th on the East course, he needed… Read more →
Rory McIlroy released a statement on Saturday night regarding a round of golf he played with United States President Donald Trump. ‘Whether you respect the person who holds that position or not, you respect the office that he holds. This wasn’t an endorsement nor a political statement of any kind,’ the world number three explained. Ernie Els recently told his… Read more →
A thunderstorm hit Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Saturday to cause yet another delay to the Joburg Open – this time reducing the tournament to 54 holes instead of the regulation 72.
Louis Oosthuizen Junior Academy prodigy Christo Lamprecht produced a career-defining performance at Humewood Golf Club on Friday to become the youngest Sanlam South African Amateur champion in the 110-year history of this premier international championship.
Darren Fichardt’s eye-catching rounds of 66, 66 at the Joburg Open gave him the top spot in the clubhouse on Friday, courtesy of some good putting. The four-time European Tour winner was 11 under par and pleased that his flat stick was behaving again after two tough years on the European Tour. Everyone knows about the putting woes @Darrenfichardt1! We’re… Read more →
The first all-South African final since 2014 will also be an all-Southern Cape affair in the Sanlam SA Amateur Championship. Caylum Boon and Christo Lamprecht showcased their skills in a four-club south-westerly wind that pummelled the players, first in the quarter-finals and then in the semi-finals at Humewood Golf Club on Thursday.
Paul Peterson of the United States got round the West course at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club in nine-under-par 62 on Thursday, well before the soaking rain stopped play in the first round of the Joburg Open. He didn’t drop a single shot in an impressive display, and he had a two-shot lead over the England duo of Aaron… Read more →