Sipho Bujela claimed the 2017/18 Vusi Ngubeni Qualifying School title at Modderfontein Golf Club by a single-stroke to cement a Sunshine Tour card with 14 others for the season ahead. Bujela finished on 10-under-par for the week after rounds of 71, 65, 67 and 74 to hold off challenges from Gerard du Plooy, Omar Sandys and Eugen Marugi. ‘Those last… Read more →
Sipho Bujela made the most of the favourable scoring conditions at Observatory Golf Club, firing a brilliant seven-under 65 to jump into first place. ‘I started off well. First hole I went birdie, second hole I went birdie and that just set me up. I picked up a few more birdies and went into the 17th eight-under. I was in the… Read more →
Gerard du Plooy fired a blistering 8-under-par 64 at Observatory Golf Club to take a one-stroke lead into day two of Vusi Ngubeni Qualifying School. The 2017/18 editions is taking place over two courses, and, du Plooy will head to Modderfontein Golf Club with amateur Wade Jacobs hot on his heels after the youngster carded a 7-under 65. ‘Yeah I… Read more →
At the start of each tournament professionals aim to make the final round within three shots of the lead, to go low over the last 18 and eventually to win. This week it’s a little different for Jacques Blaauw, who is three shots away from a European Tour card and tied for 41st at Qualifying School.
Six South Africans made the cut at the Final Stage of European Tour Qualifying School, including 21-year-old Zander Lombard.
Eleven months ago, South Africa’s Jean Hugo, Ulrich van den Bergh and Justin Walters survived the weeklong pressure-packed and mind-draining examination of the Final Stage Qualifier to book their cards for the 2016 European Tour. They thought the world was their oyster, but life in the paid ranks is tough. So, while Walters is inching ever closer to the leaders… Read more →