ORKNEY, 27 June 2016 – Gauteng North junior Danielle du Toit maintained her grip on the Nomads SA Girls Championship with as the country’s top ranked junior Woo-Jo Son stepped up her pursuit in Monday’s second round at Orkney Golf Club.
Du Toit overcame a mid-round stumble to return an even-par 72 and will sleep on a five shot lead over Son, who returned a one under 71 to finish at 144. Continue reading
27 June 2016 – The South African Universities team took fourth in the World Universities Golf Championship in France, South Africa’s top ranked Jovan Rebula led the SA pack at the Brabazon Trophy in England and Southern Cape junior Caylum Boon made a great recovery to finish 33rd in Switzerland on Sunday.
South African students Rupert Kaminski, Andrew van der Knaap and Luke Jerling produced rounds of 151, 152, 149 and 149 to secure fourth on 601, while France beat Ireland by six strokes to record a popular home victory in the World Universities Golf Championship at Golf de Planchetorte in Brive-la-Gaillarde.
Twelve months after she lost the Nomads SA Girls Championship title to Ivanna Samu in a three hole play-off, Gauteng North teenager Danielle du Toit basked in glory on the opening day of the prestigious junior event at Orkney Golf Club.
Fresh from testing herself against the cream in junior golf at the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup in Japan, the 17-year-old Pretoria Country Club player fired a sublime five-under-par 67 to open up a huge lead on the chasing pack. Continue reading
KENT, United Kingdom (24 June 2016) – South Africa’s top ranked Jovan Rebula and reigning African Amateur Stroke Play champion Albert Venter will lead the local charge into the final round of the Brabazon Trophy at the London Golf Club today.
Rebula and Venter navigated the Heritage Course with a pair of even-par 72s to grab to join reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Craig Ross from Scotland, among others, at one-over-par 217. Continue reading
ORKNEY, 25 June 2016 – Gauteng junior Ivanna Samu claimed a magnificent play-off at Orkney Golf Club last year, but the defending champion will have her work cut out when she kicks off her title defence in the prestigious Nomads SA Girls Championship on Sunday.
After coming up short in a three-way play-off against eventual champion Cara Gorlei and defending champion Ji Sun Kang in 2014, the 17-year-old Ruimsig golfer was pushed to the limit by promising Gauteng North golfer Danielle du Toit in last year’s edition. Continue reading
BRIVE-LA-GAILLARDE, France (25 June 2016) – The South African Universities Team are in a strong position heading into the weekend at the 16th World University Golf Championships at Golf de Planchetorte in Brive-la-Gaillarde in France.
The South African trio lag just seven shots off the pace from joint leaders Ireland and France.
Luke Jerling and Rupert Kaminski combined for an opening seven over 151 to secure overall fifth in the Mens Team standings in round one and the team moved to fourth in the standings after posting 152 in round two. Continue reading
KENT, United Kingdom (24 June 2016) – South African trio Albert Venter, Jovan Rebula and Tristen Strydom survived the cut after the weather-hit second round of the Brabazon Trophy was completed on Friday at the London Golf Club in Kent, England.
Rebula and Venter tied at one-over-par 145 and Strydom made it three South Africans in joint 33rd after completing the second round this morning. The local trio finished 11 shots behind the 36-hole leader, Cameron Davis from Australia.