The 28-year-old was earmarked for a breakthrough season earlier this year but that has fizzled out.
Louis Oosthuizen and Branden Grace furious at the organisers as their aim to create ‘the ultimate test’ backfires.
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.
South Africa’s former Masters champions has been showing good form this year after a lean spell.
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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




 

 

 

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