Justin Thomas’ win at the CJ Cup in South Korea saw him rise to a career-best third in the world to make the top three an all-American affair, writes WADE PRETORIUS.
Lee Trevino famously reckoned that, ‘If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron … not even God can hit a 1-iron.’ It’s true that a 1-iron, which now belongs to a bygone era, was a beast of a club to hit, let alone master. Yet, we are reminded… Read more →
5 – Years in a row, Gary Player won the tournament, raising the trophy in 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969. 10 – Countries represented on the winners’ list. The nine countries apart from South Africa are: England (Tommy Horton, Andy Sullivan), New Zealand (Bob Charles), United States (Charles Bolling, Fred Wadsworth), Zimbabwe (Tony Johnstone, Mark McNulty), Namibia (Trevor Dodds),… Read more →
It has been nearly three years since Jacques Blaauw won a Sunshine Tour tournament, and he put on a putting masterclass on Saturday to take the R700,000 Vodacom Origins of Golf event at Sishen Golf and Country Club on the first hole of a play-off with Theunis Spangenberg. He carded a six-under-par 66 to draw level with Spangenberg, who signed… Read more →