Veteran Jaco Ahlers has stopped chasing perfection to concentrate on winning, writes Michael Vlismas.
Jaco Ahlers didn’t make a single birdie on the five par-fives on The Links at Fancourt on Friday as he signed for a five-under-par 68 in the second round of the Dimension Data Pro-Am to take a two-stroke lead at the halfway mark. Ahlers led defending champion George Coetzee and last week’s Eye of Africa PGA Championship runner-up Dylan Frittelli… Read more →
In 2010 England’s Laurie Canter made seven bogeys in 10 rounds of golf to win the SA Amateur Stroke Play Championship. His good vibes in the Rainbow Nation continued on Thursday when he shot an eight under par 64 on the Outeniqua course at Fancourt to lead the Dimension Data Pro-Am. His childhood hero Lee Westwood was in the field… Read more →
Jaco Ahlers shot 69 at PGA Catalunya Resort on Thursday to finish the European Tour Qualifying School on five under par and tied for 25th place. With this he earned a tour card and will compete on the European Tour throughout the 2017 season, which begins at the Alfred Dunhill Championship in December. Ahlers began the round three shots shy of a card,… Read more →
Six South Africans made the cut at the Final Stage of European Tour Qualifying School, including 21-year-old Zander Lombard. You may also like
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 →
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 →