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.
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 →
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 →
‘You’ve got to keep telling yourself that it’s better than working behind a desk,’ Haydn Porteous explained on Wednesday at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club, where he’ll defend the Joburg Open title from Thursday. ‘I’ve been playing this game for almost 20 years now. You overthink, instead of going out there and playing the sport that you grew up… Read more →
Pecanwood’s Slade Pickering surged to the top of the first round leaderboard in the Joburg Junior Open courtesy of an eagle and seven birdies at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club on Thursday. The 18-year-old from North West fired a stunning eight-under-par 64 at the East Course to open up a three shot lead in the final Sunshine Tour Junior… Read more →
Boland junior Garrick Higgo bounced back from a narrow loss in last week’s Bobby Locke Open to celebrate success in the Central Gauteng Open on Sunday.