The return of the Joburg Open has been welcomed as a timely boost in a challenging year.
Making the cut and being in the top 10 at golf’s majors means big, big money for the South Africans.
Former SA Open winner feels his form is peaking at exactly the right time for his return to home fairways.
Sadly, there was no fun to be had by the former winner at Augusta National, who is an aviation fanatic.
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.
The 19-year-old returns to the scene of his incredible performance in January’s South African Open.

Golf Top-ranked Johnson captures Masters title, SA’s Frittelli hangs on for fifth

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

Golf Korb’s maiden win at Wingate has opened up three big doors

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.

Golf No spectators for Joburg Open, but still plenty on offer for fans at Randpark

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.

Golf Four of SA’s big European Tour winners will tee it up at Leopard Creek

Leading local golfer George Coetzee said he would travel from anywhere in the world to play at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

Golf Golfers get chance to fine-tune before European Tour’s co-sanctioned ‘Summer Swing’

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

Golf No stopping Van Tonder as he claims fourth title in last six starts

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

Golf Bremner ‘tames’ the wind to triumph at the Wild Coast Sun

“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.

Golf The 2020 SA Open will be played at Sun City in early December

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

Golf Alfred Dunhill Champs gets go-ahead for last week of November

It will follow hot on the heels of the Joburg Open and before the SA Open, which is set to be announced on Thursday.

Golf Previously ‘nicked’ Joburg Open regains its identity

The Joburg Open will be held the week after the Masters, but Abt is still hopeful that they will be able to get a top-class field for the co-sanctioned event.

Golf Van Tonder makes it three wins in five starts in Rise Up series

Danie van Tonder continued to provide free tuition out on the golf course to his fellow Sunshine Tour pros on the art of winning as he claimed the Vodacom Championship Reloaded title by four strokes at Huddle Park on Friday, his third trophy in the five-event Rise Up Series. It has been an extraordinary run […]

Golf Late eagle extends Van Tonder’s lead at Huddle Park

Van Tonder finished his round with a six-under-par 66, taking him out to 15-under for the tournament.

Golf It’s a birdie blitz as Van Tonder starts hunt for third Rise Up title

“I’m very happy, the driver gave me lots of chances with wedges to get really close to the pins,” said the leader after the first round at Huddle Park after starting his hunt for a third Rise Up Series title in perfect fashion.

Golf Van Tonder tees off as favourite at final leg of Rise-Up Series

Van Tonder will be the favourite in a two-horse race to win the order of merit for the Sunshine Tour’s return-to-play series.

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