World No 8 Henrik Stenson will bring his Major appeal to South Africa once again when he returns to the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player, from 9-12 November.
Alex Noren will return to Sun City to defend his Nedbank Golf Challenge title on 9-12 November as he aims to secure his second Rolex Series victory.
Tuesday’s opening round of the R200 000 Sun International Ladies Challenge saw a fantastically high standard of golf as 15 players dipped into red figures at Sun City.
Ernie Els played a round of golf with US President Donald Trump this weekend and it sparked a few conversations. The Big Easy was out to secure help for the Els for Autism Foundation from Trump, who is heavily involved with golf course real estate. ‘Trump has a lot of [golf] properties and he’s given us a couple of his… Read more →
Makhetha Mazibuko was a happy man on Sunday following his excellent display at the Eye of Africa PGA Championship where he tied for second following a nerve-wracking playoff with Erik van Rooyen and Dylan Frittelli. He came agonisingly close to pulling off what would have been an amazing victory. A product of the SA Golf Development Board’s efforts in the… 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 →
By Michael Vlismas Former England and Manchester United football star Andy Cole reflected for a moment on what he experienced at the Gary Player Invitational presented by Coca-Cola at Sun City this November. ‘This is how far I’ve come,’ he said. ‘I take nothing for granted anymore.’ As he prepared to make his debut in Player’s annual charity tournament, Cole… Read more →
It took two of the most memorable final-hole putts in the history of the Gary Player Invitational presented by Coca-Cola for French LPGA Tour star Celine Herbin and her team, including Irish singer Brian McFadden, to claim a thrilling victory in this charity tournament on Sunday. Starting the final round six shots off the lead, Herbin and her team of… Read more →
European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke is headed to Sun City this week to take his place in a quality field of Olympians, celebrated sports stars and international business leaders for the Gary Player Invitational presented by Coca-Cola.
The Southern Africa PGA Tour, better known as the Sunshine Tour, has a proud history of development programs, dating back to 1991 when the PGA of South Africa was one of the first sports bodies in South Africa to become fully integrated and unified. The Big Easy Tour and additional invitations for previously disadvantaged professionals into Sunshine Tour tournaments are… Read more →