Golf 13.8.2018 11:26 am

Rising Stone tops the list of SA performers at PGA Championship

But the local drought in golfing majors continues.

Brandon Stone carded a final round 68 to end as South Africa’s top performer at the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club on Sunday.

Rising Stone tops the list of SA performers at PGA Championship
Rising Stone tops the list of SA performers at PGA Championship

Rising Stone tops the list of SA performers at PGA Championship

But the local drought in golfing majors continues.

SA’s challenge at PGA Championship holds steady
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SA’s challenge at PGA Championship holds steady

Charl Schwartzel continued his impressive form at Bellerive but youngsters Branden Grace and Dylan Frittelli have also avoided the predictable fade of recent years.
SA’s army of six at golf’s final major of the year
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SA’s army of six at golf’s final major of the year

Familiar faces headline local golf’s challenge at this weekend’s PGA Championship.
WATCH: Zander Lombard’s incredible eagle at The Open
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WATCH: Zander Lombard’s incredible eagle at The Open

The South African jokingly told his caddie: ‘Let’s have a finish for the crowds at least.’
Van Rooyen, Lombard lead SA’s charge at Open weekend
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Van Rooyen, Lombard lead SA’s charge at Open weekend

12 representatives have been whittled down to five but it’s far from doom and gloom.
SA’s ‘no-name brands’ fly the flag high at The Open
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SA’s ‘no-name brands’ fly the flag high at The Open

The rather un-fancied duo of Zander Lombard and Erik van Rooyen put the bigger names to shame in finishing the first round at Carnoustie in joint second place.
Meet SA’s amateur at The Open … and Ernie Els’ nephew
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Meet SA’s amateur at The Open … and Ernie Els’ nephew

It will be a family affair of sorts at Carnoustie.
SA’s outsiders at The Open taking inspiration from Stone
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SA’s outsiders at The Open taking inspiration from Stone

Local golfers aren’t exactly being talked up ahead of this weekend’s third major of the year but last weekend’s events at the Scottish Open has given some hope.
SA’s Justin Harding wins Indonesia Open
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SA’s Justin Harding wins Indonesia Open

Harding took part in the $500,000 tournament as an invitee and will take up Asian Tour membership following his win.
Promising Frittelli seeks a return to form
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Promising Frittelli seeks a return to form

The 28-year-old was earmarked for a breakthrough season earlier this year but that has fizzled out.
SA golfers flabbergasted by poor US Open conditions
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SA golfers flabbergasted by poor US Open conditions

Louis Oosthuizen and Branden Grace furious at the organisers as their aim to create ‘the ultimate test’ backfires.
The six South Africans to look out for at the US Open
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The six South Africans to look out for at the US Open

A South African hasn’t won golf’s traditional second major since 2004. There’s always hope but that drought looks set to continue at Shinnecock Hills.
Charl Schwartzel peaking well for US Open assault
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Charl Schwartzel peaking well for US Open assault

South Africa’s former Masters champions has been showing good form this year after a lean spell.
Rising SA star Frittelli now aims for the big stage
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Rising SA star Frittelli now aims for the big stage

The 27-year-old laid a platform last year to break into the top 100 of the world rankings and is keen to set his sights higher.
It’s all in the putt for revitalised Charl Schwartzel
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It’s all in the putt for revitalised Charl Schwartzel

His surprising but deserved runners-up spot at the Players Championship sees him back in the Top 50 of the world rankings.
It’s the Big Easy vs Tiger at next year’s Presidents Cup
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It’s the Big Easy vs Tiger at next year’s Presidents Cup

South Africa’s golfing legend Ernie Els lands a prestigious gig as he captains the internationals against Tiger Woods’ US team.
Rising Dylan Frittelli upstages a certain Tiger Woods
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Rising Dylan Frittelli upstages a certain Tiger Woods

The South African is a hot prospect on the PGA tour and delivered a creditable performance at the Honda Classic.
Welcome to the world of Long Drive – golf but also not golf
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Welcome to the world of Long Drive – golf but also not golf

South Africa will get a taste of this power-driven variant of the sport in April as Englishman Joe Miller gives some insights.
Chris Paisley does it the cliched way: keeping a cool head
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Chris Paisley does it the cliched way: keeping a cool head

The little-known Englishman keeps local hero Branden Grace at bay to secure a superb SA Open victory.
Branden Grace roars back to keep treble chase on
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Branden Grace roars back to keep treble chase on

The Sun City champion can thank the wise words of his caddie and wife, Nieke, for inspiring him at the SA Open.
For Musiwalo Nethunzwi, one putt is a life-saver
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For Musiwalo Nethunzwi, one putt is a life-saver

The 28-year-old journeyman doesn’t have the resources of others but a resilient 2nd round at the SA Open has arguably saved his career.
Branden Grace backs up words with deeds at SA Open
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Branden Grace backs up words with deeds at SA Open

The Sun City champion goes on an eagle run as he catches up to the impressive Chase Koepka, brother of US Open champ Brooks.
Branden Grace not expecting low scores in treble hunt
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Branden Grace not expecting low scores in treble hunt

The Sun City winner can become only the second local to win the big three local titles at the SA Open at Glendower.
Charl Schwartzel wants to erase some painful SA Open memories
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Charl Schwartzel wants to erase some painful SA Open memories

The former Masters champion has a bit of a history of choking at the big local event but he’s determined to shed the tag at Glendower.
Three Masters champs will light up the SA Open
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Three Masters champs will light up the SA Open

A celebrity-packed field will be present next week at Glendower as the 2018 local golfing calendar tees off.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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