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Swede Björn Åkesson made a fairytale comeback to the game when he won the NMB Championship at Humewood Golf Club on Sunday.
Humewood’s famous wind took its time arriving for this year’s NMB Championship, but when it did, it arrived with a vengeance.
India’s Tvesa Malik claimed her first professional win on foreign soil as she kept the ball on the fairways and putted well to win the SuperSport Ladies Challenge presented by Sun International by three strokes at the Lost City Golf Club.
It was a day of firsts for Frenchman Martin Couvra as he played the famous Humewood links for the first time and made three eagles in one round for the first time on his way to leading the first round of the NMB Championship on Thursday.
SUN CITY, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 22: Paula Reto during round 2 of the SuperSport Ladies Challenge presented by Sun International held at Lost City Golf Club on February 22, 2024 in Sun City, South Africa. (Photo by Heinrich Helmbold/Sunshine Tour)
United States-based South African Paula Reto may have looked a bit like a fish out of water when she bogeyed the second and third holes on the second day of the SuperSport Ladies Challenge presented by Sun International on Thursday, but the rest of her round at the Lost City Golf Club then went swimmingly as she claimed a share of the lead.
England’s Lauren Taylor concentrated on just being herself and playing her own style of golf in the opening round of the SuperSport Ladies Challenge presented by Sun International at the Lost City Golf Course on Wednesday, and it paid off as she finished top of the leaderboard.
A few weeks ago a young disadvantaged golfer from the ganglands of the Cape was asked who his golf hero was. “Robin Williams,” he said. When the Sunshine Tour professional heard this, he was speechless.
Sun City hosts the SuperSport Ladies Challenge from Wednesday to Friday this week and veteran golfer Tandi McCallum believes playing the Lost City rather than the Gary Player Country Club will boost her chances of success.
With crosswinds whizzing over the Montague fairways on the back nine, Kylie Henry was best able to keep her round on track as she sealed a two-stroke victory in the Dimension Data Ladies Pro-Am at Fancourt on Sunday.
Frenchman David Ravetto claimed his maiden victory on both the Sunshine Tour and the European Challenge Tour when he won the Dimension Data Pro-Am by two strokes at Fancourt on Sunday.