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.’

Whatever happens in the final round, South Africa’s Zander Lombard will have a shot to remember for a lifetime after he holed his wedge approach to the 18th for eagle in the third round of The Open at Carnoustie Golf Links.

WATCH: Zander Lombard’s incredible eagle at The Open
WATCH: Zander Lombard’s incredible eagle at The Open

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

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

SA’s ‘no-name brands’ fly the flag high at The Open

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Meet SA’s amateur at The Open … and Ernie Els’ nephew

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
The long fairway leads to the Open for journeyman Norris

The long fairway leads to the Open for journeyman Norris

The 35-year-old has rarely set the golfing scene alight but a fine 3rd place in the Joburg Open means he’s back at a major in 2018.
It pays off to be aggressive, says Joburg Open winner Sharma

It pays off to be aggressive, says Joburg Open winner Sharma

The young Indian didn’t just want to sit back and defend his lead against the SA duo of Erik van Rooyen and Shaun Norris.
Nerveless Sharma shows his steel to claim Joburg Open

Nerveless Sharma shows his steel to claim Joburg Open

Even Sunday’s weather delay couldn’t throw the talented youngster off his game at Randpark.

 

 

 

 

 

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