13.6.2018 01:01 pm
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.
Six South Africans will be participating in the US Open, starting on Thursday at Shinnecock Hills.
The little-known Englishman keeps local hero Branden Grace at bay to secure a superb SA Open victory.
The Sun City champion can thank the wise words of his caddie and wife, Nieke, for inspiring him at the SA Open.
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.
The Sun City champion goes on an eagle run as he catches up to the impressive Chase Koepka, brother of US Open champ Brooks.
The Sun City winner can become only the second local to win the big three local titles at the SA Open at Glendower.
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.
A celebrity-packed field will be present next week at Glendower as the 2018 local golfing calendar tees off.
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.
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.
Even Sunday’s weather delay couldn’t throw the talented youngster off his game at Randpark.
The talented Indian is in a prime position to claim the title at Randpark but a Highveld storm means he’ll have to wait until Monday.
The Swede’s superb third round places pressure on Joburg Open leader Shubhankar Sharma as Erik van Rooyen carries local hopes.
Frittelli is clearly a deep thinker of the game and much of that thinking can be classified as lateral judging by the unusual decisions he has made.