Archive for August 2017

Sanlam Cancer Challenge

The Sanlam Cancer Challenge, South African golf’s biggest charity drive in the fight against cancer, will tee off its 24th year at golf clubs around the country  with thousands of amateur golfers joining together to try and beat the over R3.5 million raised in previous years Amateur golfers around South Africa will take part in…

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Deon wins by five

  Deon Germishuys cruised to a sensational five shot victory in the Southern Cape Open on Sunday. The 17-year-old Strand golfer was delighted to etch his name on a winner’s list that dates back to the legendary Otway Hayes in 1937 after carding rounds of 73, 68, 72 and 72 to triumph on three-under-par 285.…

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Maiden win on the PAT

Never a winner on the Premier Amateur Tour (PAT), Cameron Johnston held on to his first round lead to win his first PAT event at the Milnerton Open. It is hard to imagine a player of his quality not to have won an event on the PAT tour. With rounds of 69-70 (139), Johnston held…

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Irvin, Rutherford & Lefson Trophies

The Irvin, Rutherford & Lefson trophies were played for at Strand Golf Club on Monday. This is a knock-out matchplay team event. In the Irvin Trophy, Rondebosch A knocked out Rondebosch B 3 up, and accounted for Royal Cape 8 up. Steenberg won their morning round to take on Parow and Westlake in the finals…

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Craig Louw wins Atlantic Beach

Atlantic Beach Junior Open – Sunday 13 August 2017 His first Junior Open win – Craig Louw carded a level par 72 to win the Atlantic Beach Junior Open – he was one shot ahead Thomas Bezuidenhout & Sean Cronje with Sam Simpson a further shot behind. Full Results

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2017 Harry Solomon Finals

The most hotly contested golf team event outside The Ryder Cup… The finals of the 2017 Harry Solomon took place Metropolitan Golf Club on Sunday. It was a close finish going down to the wire. Milnerton and King David Mowbray A were the top seeds after the round robin stages and had gone through the…

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2017 Nomads WP Golf Foursomes Championships

De Zalze Golf played host to the Nomads WP Golf Foursomes Championships on Sunday. The event is used as preparation for the upcoming Inter-Provincials for both the men and the women and sported one of the bigger fields for this event – 43 teams entered. Charl Everts (Westlake) together with his partner Kyran Hawkins (…

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Sarah Braude -Adminstrator of the Year Finalist – DCAS

WGWP – Past President Sarah Braude made it to the final three nominations for Administrator of the Year at the recent Dept of Cultural Affairs & Sports Annual Awards evening. Sarah took over the presidency of the WGWP union to head up Womens Golf in 2014, and quickly set about positioning women’s golf within the…

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Elton James wins Erinvale

  Two errant shots resulting in bogeys ultimately cost Somerset West’s Jason Hale the opportunity to win his second Premier Amateur Tour event (PAT).  Sitting at four-under-par on his 12th hole, Jason couldn’t hold on to his three-shot lead and had to settle for second place 70-72 (142), behind winner Elton James at the Erinvale…

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Luca Filippi to play in Junior Presidents Cup team

The PGA TOUR and American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) have finalized the official selection for the Junior Presidents Cup, which is set to take place Sept. 25-26, 2017, at Plainfield Country Club in Edison, New Jersey, just days prior to the start of the 2017 Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City,…

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