Archive for June 2018

Snyders and Galant in the mix at Kingswood

Dimension Data Junior Open Vorster, a member of the Louis Oosthuizen Junior Golf Academy down the N2 at Pinnacle Point Golf Estate, fired an impressive three-under-par 69 in the challenging conditions to take the lead in the Under-19 tournament at Kingswood. “The weather was really challenging and I just reminded myself to stick to basics…

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A costly three putt gives Thomas the win

It was consistent play that gave Pearl Valley’s Keegan Thomas the edge to pick up his first win on the Premier Amateur tour at the Bellville Open.  Two rounds of three-under-par 69, total 138 was enough to secure the trophy. With the possibility of a play-off looming, an untimely three-putt on the short par 4,…

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Simpson holds on to first win at Somerset West

It was really only a matter of time before Bellville junior, Sam Simpson took top spot on the Premier Amateur Tour.  He chose the Premier Amateur Tour (PAT) Somerset West Open to achieve this feat, and this time youth prevailed. Simpson opened his rounds with a one-over-par 71, on the new Somerset West course, to…

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Steenberg pair defend their title at Westlake

The Steenberg pair of Lisa Kowen and Di Brooks outplayed the field at the Wilkinson Greensomes held at Westlake on Monday. A gross 78, and nett score of 69.2 was enough to take the title from their clubmates, Jenny Houston and Gwen Ortlepp on a nett 70.8. Kowen and Brooks, who also picked up the…

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WP Kestrels flying at Senior Challenge

The WP Kestrels soared at the annual Boland vs Western Province Senior Invitational Challenge held at Robertson Golf Club on the weekend. The WP team were able to manage the cold, windy weather better, and dominated the morning foursomes picking up four points with nothing in reply.  There was an even split in the Betterball…

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James edges out Simpson at Westlake

There was a battle between experience and youth at the Premier Amateur Tour – Westlake Open & WP Closed played yesterday, experience prevailed. Playing in the same group, Westlake’s Elton James and Bellville junior, Sam Simpson held the top two spots after round 1; Elton, at three-under-par, had a slender one-shot lead over Simpson as…

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Durbanville edge out KD Mowbray at Erinvale

A youthful Durbanville team of Ayden Senger, Connor de Groote, Astin Owen and Sean Howell narrowly edged out King David Mowbray by one shot to win the Winter League 36 Holes Team event yesterday at Erinvale. The individual competition was won by Strand’s Deon Germishuys (you can’t seem to keep Deon off the leaderboard…) For…

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WP U13s truimphant at Worcester

U13 Triangular at Worcester Golf Club – WP Golf, Southern Cape and Boland Final Results 1.Western Province A       769 2.Southern Cape               800 3.Boland                              801 4.Western Province  B      850   U13 Triangular result sheets…

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WP Juniors at World Junior Golf Champs in Indonesia

Four of South Africa’s rising junior talents have left for Indonesia to fly the flag for the country in the Himbara World Junior Golf Championships, presented by Ciputra. Western Province’s Jordan Rothman and Kiera Floyd from Ekurhuleni will compete in the Girls Division, while Rorisang Nkosi from North West and Western Province’s Keyan Loubser will…

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