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The putt that helped Branden Grace make history

On specific hole proved to be the local hero’s nemesis at the Nedbank Challenge. But he gained the ultimate revenge.

The phenomenal 50-foot putt Branden Grace sunk for birdie on the 16th hole meant he was leading the Nedbank Golf Challenge for the first time and the 29-year-old held on that advantage to become the first South African winner in 10 years at Sun City’s showpiece event.

The putt that helped Branden Grace make history
The putt that helped Branden Grace make history

The putt that helped Branden Grace make history

On specific hole proved to be the local hero’s nemesis at the Nedbank Challenge. But he gained the ultimate revenge.

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