It will be a bumper few weeks of golf which will also include the playing of the Joburg Open and Alfred Dunhill Championship.
It will follow hot on the heels of the Joburg Open and before the SA Open, which is set to be announced on Thursday.
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.
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 […]
Van Tonder finished his round with a six-under-par 66, taking him out to 15-under for the tournament.
“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.

Golf Van Tonder rises to the top in Vodacom Championship after final round 67

“I made a few bogeys (three) but quite a few birdies (eight) so it didn’t matter, I’m always aggressive and it pays off most of the time.”

Golf SA’s Burmester gets in on the golfing action, leads the way in Ireland

Other South Africans also put together decent rounds on the opening day, including the winner from Portugal last week, Garrick Higgo, as well as Justin Harding and Wilco Nienaber

Golf Red-hot Viljoen in charge at ERPM, and now eyeing second Sunshine Tour title

“I felt I could have birdied every hole on the front nine, that’s how close I was hitting it, even though it was quite windy and gusty, and the greens are starting to get firm.”

Golf Hard work pays off as in-form Viljoen takes early lead

Viljoen’s nine birdies held at bay a group of four golfers, as he pulled two shots clear in the opening round.

Golf ‘Veteran’ Fichardt out to stay ahead of the pack in race for Order of Merit

The eighth, ninth and 10th holes at ERPM Golf Club will be key to the outcome of the event, according to one of the Sunshine Tour’s most experienced campaigners

Golf Sun City’s local community will be the hardest hit, according to NGC director

While the uncertainty over travel restrictions – international travel will only resume on 1 October – obviously played a big role in the decision to cancel the event this year, it also just made business sense because crowds would not have been allowed to attend.

Golf It’s a bucks bonanza! Louis has 14 million reasons to smile

Oosthuizen will be smiling all the way to the bank, but veteran Els, rookie Higgo and ladies star Buhai also bagged plenty of cash after thrilling performances over the weekend

Golf Thomas takes charge at US Open, but Oosthuizen just two shots back

New dad McIlroy and veteran Westwood not far off the pace, but Johnson and Woods have work to do to get back into contention at brutal Winged Foot

Golf ‘Lucky’ Grace hoping to make it count at favourite major at Winged Foot

In total, there are seven South Africans in the field this week, including Sunshine Tour Order of Merit winner, JC Ritchie, who’ll be on debut alongside Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Shaun Norris

Golf Cink ends 11-year drought to triumph again on PGA Tour

“When you get (to be) 47 like I am, you just don’t really know if you’re ever going to be able to close the door on another one.”

Golf Coetzee holds off Strydom in a hard-fought battle

George Coetzee produced a superb final round in Pretoria, earning his 11th Sunshine Tour victory.

Golf Van Tonder wins second leg of Sunshine Tour Rise-Up Series

Daniel van Tonder secured a convincing victory at Glendower Golf Club on Friday.

Golf Huge blow for local golf fans as Nedbank Challenge is called off

The 40th edition of South Africa’s most prestigious golf tournament has been scratched due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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