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Keith Horne eased into the Myanmar Open with a Thursday round of 66 to share third place with, among others, his countryman Jbe’ Kruger. The six under par haul by both South Africans saw them one shot off the pace of round one leaders Angelo Que and Azuma Yano in the country formerly known as Burma. Horne kept a clean… Read more →
Shaun Norris took an early hold on fifth place at the Singapore Open with a Thursday round of 67 at Sentosa Golf Club, which put him within two strokes of the lead. The two-time Asian Tour winner shared 52nd place at the SA Open a week ago after battling around in 76 during the final round. He finished the tournament… Read more →
Ernie Els is at Sentosa Golf Club this week for the Singapore Open, where he’s been a runner up twice in the past. ‘I’ve played in this tournament a handful of times, though not since 2011, and I’ve had a couple of near-misses, finishing second in 2006 and 2008. It’s great to be back and to have another shot at… Read more →
Jbe’ Kruger wrapped up the Manila Masters with a Sunday round of 69 to share 10th place on 16 under par. The 30-year-old broke 70 in all four rounds and went into Sunday tied for third place, but was unable to contend with SSP Chawrasia, who won a playoff after tying the regulation lead wth Nicholas Fung and Sam Chien…. Read more →
South African eyes were on the Nedbank Golf Challenge this Saturday, but Jbe’ Kruger was flying the flag high at the Manila Masters, where he shot 67. The three-time Sunshine Tour winner made five birdies on the front side, but dropped a shot at the eighth to turn in 32. He kept rising with birdies at the 11th and 15th, but… Read more →
Jbe’ Kruger shot 67 on Friday to share 17th place going into the weekend of the Resorts World Manila Masters, where India’s Jyoti Randhawa led on 15 under par. Kruger played the first round in three under par with an eagle three at the 18th hole, but was more impressive in the second round. His Friday included five birdies on… Read more →
Young American Justin Thomas played his way around TPC Kuala Lumpur in eight under par 64 to co-lead the CIMB Classic with Keegan Bradley and Derek Fathauer. Thomas shot both the course record (61) and tournament-low score (26 under par) to win in Malaysia last year and has since risen to 35th in the world rankings. ‘I’ve never had the… Read more →