The South African golfing legend, who designed the Country Club originally, refurbished it at no cost,
As a result, the Joburg Open falls away as the Sunshine Tour tries to ‘lessen the burden’ on fatigued players.
Specifically, Lee Westwood returns to a tournament he dominated with his victories in 2010 and 2011.
Jacques Kallis and Fourie du Preez were considered peerless on cricket and rugby fields. Now they’re pretty damn good golfers too.
The 25-year-old wants to emulate Branden Grace in being a local winner of Africa’s major.
But the local drought in golfing majors continues.

Golf 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.

Golf 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.

Golf 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.’

Golf 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.

Golf 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.

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

It will be a family affair of sorts at Carnoustie.

Golf 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.

Golf 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.

Golf 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.

Golf 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.

Golf 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.

Golf 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.

Golf 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.


 


 

 


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