Archive for April 2018

Nienaber to play Filippi

WP Amateur Match Play Championship – Milnerton Links Luca Filippi will need to defeat SA’s No. 1 golfer, Wilco Nienaber in tomorrow’s 36-hole final to win the WP Amateur Match Play Championship at the Milnerton Links. It will be Filippi’s third year of trying to lift the trophy.  He was defeated last year at Westlake…

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Hat-trick heroes Lions celebrate at St Francis Links

ST FRANCIS LINKS, 26 April 2018 – The Lions powered their way to the top step of the winner’s podium in the Senior division of the SA Senior A Inter-Provincial for a third successive time, while Southern Cape claimed the Super Senior prize at St Francis Links on Friday. SENIORS Central Gauteng closed out their…

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WP in pursuit at SA Senior IPT

ST FRANCIS LINKS, 25 April 2018   A-DIVISION SENIORS The Central Gauteng Seniors enjoyed another profitable day in the Eastern Province, routing Gauteng North 9 – 3 to keep their unbeaten run alive. The defending champions – gunning for a hat-trick of titles – have 10 points in hand, but an all-holds-barred three-way clash against Western…

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Wilco led from start to finish

WP Amateur Stroke Play Championship – Milnerton Links 23-25 April 2018 With rounds of 62, 69, 64 & 67 (18-under par) Free State’s Wilco Nienaber wins the WP Stroke Play Championship at Milnerton Links. WP Golfer, Luca Filippi finished in the runner-up spot on 15-under-par. Christo Lamprecht Jnr (Southern Cape) was a further two shots…

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Western Province move to second with five points

Central dominate day 2 of SA Senior A IPT Pic:  Tony Bailey – WP Golf Seniors ST FRANCIS LINKS, 24 April 2018 – Central Gauteng kept their title defence back on track with two dominant victories in round two, while KwaZulu-Natal scored the first clean sweep in this year’s South African Senior A-Division Inter-Provincial at…

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Top 60 and ties to make the cut

WP Amateur Stroke Play Championship 23-25 April 2018 – Milnerton Links The leaderboard is jamming up after Round 2 at the WP Amateur Stroke Play Championshp – the leaders, Matt Sualez and Wilco Nienaber sit on 9 under par. The chasing pack of Christo Lamprecht Jnr, Hennie O’Kennedy and Luca Filippi and Keegan McLachlan played…

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Gauteng North Seniors show strength at St Francis Links

23 April 2018 –  Gauteng North made a dream start to the 2018 SA Senior Inter-Provincial A-Division with runaway victories in the first round at St Francis Links on Monday. It has been 16 years since Gauteng North defeated Central Gauteng to lift the coveted trophy, but the Daisies Seniors made a huge stand to…

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Nienaber destroys back nine with six birdies

The cream of South African Amateur golf is in Cape Town for the WP Amateur Championships at Milnerton Links 23-28 April 2018. The players are competing for the Dowie Dunn Memorial Trophy. Defending champion, Nicholaus Frade, is in the field, together with the three national No. 1 ranked players;  Wilco Nienaber, Open Amateur No. 1,…

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Germishuys chips in for victory

Cape Town, South Africa (April 2018) – A perfectly executed chip shot earned reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Deon Germishuys a coveted spot in the prestigious Junior North and South Championship at Pinehurst in July. The 18-year-old Strand junior was among the eight winners and finalists who qualified for the South Final of the popular…

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De Groote wins two from three

Durbanville’s Connor de Groote picked up two wins and a fourth position in the Junior Opens held recently. His first win was at Kuils River (71) where he eagled the 18th hole to finish two ahead of the challenging group which included, Gheran Hattingh (Bellville), Murray Boast (Atlantic Beach) and Louis Loubser (Durbanville). At Bellville…

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