Ockie Strydom had a stab at the lead with six birdies, Danie van Tonder made a run at pole position with two eagles, but it was Zander Lombard who stayed the course on day two of the Race to Q-School #14 on Tuesday. The local favourite extended his overnight lead with a five-under-par 67 at Woodhill Country Club to move… Read more →
If Jacques Kruyswijk needed confirmation of his recent good form, then being drawn with Sunshine Tour winners Danie van Tonder and Christiaan Bezuidenhout should do it. Kruyswijk tees off in the Sun Sibaya Challenge on Wednesday with seven top-20s from his last eight starts across Southern Africa. He was sole second last week at the Origins of Golf Euphoria. ‘I’m… Read more →
Jaco Ahlers earned his third Sunshine Tour win of the season and a sixth overall title as he cruised to a three-stroke win at the Vodacom Origins of Golf Euphoria, held at Euphoria Golf Estate and Hydro. Ahlers finished the 54-hole event on nine-under-par, with Jacques Kruyswijk his nearest challenger on six-under, and, the final day saw a completion of… Read more →
The last time Danie van Tonder won was two years ago at Euphoria Golf Estate and he returns to the Limpopo course this week hunting the same result. In the last fortnight Van Tonder came second at the Sun Fish River Challenge and third at the Sun Boardwalk Challenge. He’s recorded six top-five results since August and is clearly playing… Read more →
Christiaan Bezuidenhout took another step towards stardom with a breakthrough victory on the Sunshine Tour on Friday, courtesy of an eagle on the stretch at Fish River Sun Country Club. ‘With 16 playing downwind, all I had to do was find the fairway,’ he said. ‘I hit a great three-wood down there and hit a seven-iron to about two feet… Read more →
Ruan de Smidt took his second Sunshine Tour title in three weeks on Saturday as he carded a three-under-par 69 to win the R700,000 Sun Boardwalk Challenge at Humewood Golf Club. He overcame two bogeys in his opening three holes, and made five birdies in the rest of his round to edge out Tyrone Ferreira who shot a five-under 67… Read more →
He’s produced a series of good rounds in tournaments recently, but Tyrone Ferreira’s eight-under-par 64 on Wednesday on the first round of the R700,000 Sun Boardwalk Challenge at Humewood was by far his best.
A series of top-10 finishes this season and a beautiful opening round of 7-under-par 65 at the Sun Boardwalk Challenge at Humewood Golf Club suggest that Danie van Tonder wants to rekindle the fire that saw him win twice on the Sunshine Tour in 2014. His opening round at Humewood, plus several good finishes – like the ones from the… Read more →