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ORKNEY, 30 June 2015 – Ivanna Samu sealed an emotional Nomads SA Girls Championship victory at the third hole of a thrilling play-off at Orkney Golf Club and the tears streaming down her face told the story of the pressure, the battle and the glory to own one of junior golf’s most prestigious titles.
It was the second successive year that the country’s top ranked amateur had to fight for victory in extra time. Continue reading
Orkney, 29 June 2015 – South Africa’s number one junior Ivanna Samu stayed in the hunt at Orkney Golf Club, but the reigning Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur and Stroke Play champion will have to find a way to shake off Danielle du Toit if she hopes to claim the prestigious Nomads SA Girl’s Championship on Tuesday.
Du Toit and Samu both opened with 73s and started the second round one stroke behind Shawnelle de Lange.
Gauteng’s Samu mixed four birdies with five bogeys and a double bogey for a 75, but Du Toit mirrored her 75 to claim a share of pole position at four over 148. Continue reading
Wingate Park CC held off a spirited challenge from Irene CC and Akasia CC to lay claim to the best scratch league team title in Gauteng North. Drawn in a three way match play at Silver Lakes CC the three clubs halved all the matches. It made for a particularly tense finish with everything in the balance until the last match was concluded. A wonderful end to the experimental format tested this year.
Centurion CC secured second spot by claiming the 6 points available on the day. Only a single point separated first and second place with Zwartkop CC claiming third spot. Continue reading
Orkney, 27 June 2015 – Gauteng North’s Danielle du Toit finished within striking distance of the lead while South Africa’s top ranked junior Ivanna Samu finished in a strong position to challenge for the Nomads SA Girl’s Championship title for a second year running.
Looking to add to her growing list of accolades, Samu overcame a rocky start at Orkney Golf Club on Sunday with four birdies down the back nine for a one-over-par 73 and a share of second.
The top end of the leaderboard is gridlocked, though, and the reigning Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur and Stroke Play champion will have her job cut out to go a step further than last year’s joint second place finish. Continue reading
The NOMAD’s South African Girl’s Championship is hosted at Orkney Golf Club from 28 June to 1 July. Headed to the Orkney Golf club are seven of the GNGU’s best girl golfers as well as a miserable cold front. The weather forecasts predict temperatures well below freezing for the early mornings and evenings.
The spearhead of the GNGU contingent is Danielle du Toit who finished last year’s edition in eight place overall. Continue reading
Smith lined up in the prestigious international event at Notts Golf Club in Hollinwell alongside fellow Gauteng North golfers Teaghan Gauche and Hendrikus Stoop, Matthew Spacey from Central Gauteng and Southern Cape’s Jade Buitendag. Continue reading
NOTTINGHAM, England (25 June 2015) – Austrian Lukas Lipold and Englishmen Ben Taylor and Jordan Wrisdale finished in a three-way tie for the first round lead, while Jason Smith leads the five-man South African delegation in the Brabazon Trophy at Notts Golf Club in Hollinwell, England.
The trio set the clubhouse target at a three-under-par 69 on a breezy day in Nothingham.
On a sunny, but breezy day, 25 players managed to come home in par or better and the leaderboard has a distinctively international flavour with seven countries represented in the top 20.
Smith shot a 73 to finish well within striking distance of the three-way tie at the top.
The Irene golfer offset bogeys at two, five, 11 and 13 with birdies at three, six and 16 to tie for 28th at one under. Continue reading