Erik van Rooyen is the leading South African with Dylan Frittelli one behind his countryman after round two at the Italian Open, writes WADE PRETORIUS.
Joburg Open runner-up Erik van Rooyen fired a 66 to set the clubhouse target on day two of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.
Louis Oosthuizen, Branden Grace and Charl Schwartzel all dropped one spot in the latest world rankings with Spain’s number one Jon Rahm the big winner.
Spain’s Jon Rahm continues his meteoric rise up the world rankings as he moved into third spot to become the fourth youngest player to reach the mark.
Erik van Rooyen secured his European Tour status for 2018 by claiming a maiden European Challenge Tour victory at the Hainan Open.
Erik van Rooyen is one of just a few Challenge Tour players to make it into the field for this week’s D+D REAL Czech Masters in Prague this week, and he will be keen to use the opportunity to climb in the rankings for the Road to Oman.
Erik van Rooyen hit his approach to inside a foot in the first hole of a three-way play-off on Sunday to set himself up for birdie and victory in the R1.5-million Eye of Africa PGA Championship. He finished regulation play with a birdie on 18 too, to finish on 16-under for the tournament together with Dylan Frittelli and Makhetha Mazibuko,… Read more →
Six South Africans made the cut at the Final Stage of European Tour Qualifying School, including 21-year-old Zander Lombard.
Erik van Rooyen ripped up the front nine at Euphoria Golf Estate on Thursday, reaching the turn in five under par on his way to the sole lead in round one of the Origins of Golf tournament. A shakier back nine that included an eagle, two birdies and three bogeys put the 26-year-old in the clubhouse on six under par… Read more →