“Any win at Leopard Creek would be special. We’re so blessed to play such a unique course so it would obviously mean a lot to me,” said the Dane.
The big-hitting youngster finished bogey, bogey to miss out on a chance of winning a first European Tour title.
Hansen shot a four-under-par final round of 67 for a 265 total.
“The final round is going to be great. It will be the first time I’m in that situation and I’m just going to embrace it and enjoy it.”
After a weather delay and a second round that will be completed on Saturday, Wilco Nienaber is also in a good position going into the weekend.
The young star was in scintillating form as he joined fellow countryman Shaun Norris atop the leaderboard at Randpark.

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Other well-known local players from the PGA and European Tours set to tee it up include Christiaan Bezuidenhout, George Coetzee, Brandon Stone, Justin Harding, Wilco Nienaber and Garrick Higgo.

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Dylan Frittelli finished in a tie for fifth position, alongside Rory McIlroy.

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The victory, by one shot, means he doesn’t have to qualify for the three big European Tour co-sanctioned events in the next month.

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The players are the ones who have the most risk and if any of them get exposed then they’ll also be out of the Alfred Dunhill Champs and SA Open.

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The Time Square Casino Challenge at Wingate Park Country Club will be followed by the Joburg Open, Alfred Dunhill Championship and the SA Open.

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South Africa’s in-form golfer has now targeted the big European Tour co-sanctioned events.

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“It really started gusting quite hard towards the last 30 minutes of the round. It was brutal. I can’t explain it,” said the now seven-time winner on tour.

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It will be a bumper few weeks of golf which will also include the playing of the Joburg Open and Alfred Dunhill Championship.

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