And goes into the final round of the SA Open still holding a decent lead.
The Big Easy completed a superb third round at the SA Open and, to make it just that more special, he did so with his nephew as playing partner.
The 34-year-old once again shows his pedigree, but now he needs to find the consistency to build on this platform.
His great mate, co-leader Louis Oosthuizen, certainly won’t be resting on his laurels.
A whopping 240 players will converge on Randpark’s two courses as the world’s second oldest national open.
And a fine showing at the Nedbank Challenge suggests South Africa’s 36th world ranked player might very much be in contention.

Schwartzel wants to end the hurt

He’s fallen agonisingly short twice in the South African Open. It’s time to change that.

I played some good golf, says Louis Oosthuizen

Despite bowing the knee to a brilliant Lee Westwood, South Africa’s leading man in this year’s Nedbank Golf Challenge certainly could look back fondly at his efforts.

Home comforts bring out the best in Schwartzel

2012’s runner-up at Africa’s Major makes a fine start to finish joint second after the opening round, positively influencing his good friend Louis Oosthuizen too.

Nedbank challengers have one common message

The Gary Player Country Club is undoubtedly the trickiest course the heavyweights at Africa’s Major encounter all year.

Five South Africans to look out for at Sun City

These are the men that could lead the local charge at this year’s Nedbank Golf Challenge, Africa’s Major.

‘Blind’ Van Rooyen the flag-bearer for SA in Turkey

The 28-year-old starts the Turkish Open in fine style, despite not having played a practice round.

Brandon Stone: Put me in front of the cameras!

The 25-year-old has had an excellent year, predominantly because he responds so well under pressure.

We want a Tiger, says beaming Player over Soweto revamp

The South African golfing legend, who designed the Country Club originally, refurbished it at no cost,

Randpark lands SA Open

As a result, the Joburg Open falls away as the Sunshine Tour tries to ‘lessen the burden’ on fatigued players.

Big names penned for Sun City

Specifically, Lee Westwood returns to a tournament he dominated with his victories in 2010 and 2011.

Two legends, Protea and Bok, show off silky tee skills

Jacques Kallis and Fourie du Preez were considered peerless on cricket and rugby fields. Now they’re pretty damn good golfers too.

In-form Stone wants to keep it local at Nedbank Challenge

The 25-year-old wants to emulate Branden Grace in being a local winner of Africa’s major.

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

Charl Schwartzel continued his impressive form at Bellerive but youngsters Branden Grace and Dylan Frittelli have also avoided the predictable fade of recent years.




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