The 24-year-old overcomes a nervy start to card a 65 that Louis Oosthuizen believes was even better than his opening 63.
Interestingly, his condition might played in his favour during a magnificent opening round of 63.
That’s why Lee Westwood and co are very much aware that just one lapse can prove ‘fatal’ in the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
But SA’s most consistent golfer in 2019 can prove the Big Easy a point at Sun City this weekend.
The looming President’s Cup might be on the Big Easy’s mind, but he’s nonetheless excited to be at Africa’s major.
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Locals haven’t exactly won Africa’s major consistently the past few years, but the challenge is strong in 2019.

WATCH: Another hole-in-one for Louis Oosthuizen!

It’s the third ace of the local golfing hero’s career … but if you think that’s a big number, you’re mistaken.

Amazing Grace up for the Challenge

SA’s last winner at Sun City is hoping to repeat the feat.

Van Rooyen claims breakthrough win in Sweden

‘It’s too good,’ enthuses the 29-year-old South African.

Frittelli flying SA flag after first round at The Open

The 29-year-old is certainly making the best of a last-gasp invitation to the hallowed Major.

Dylan Frittelli transforms career with one compelling round

The 29-year-old South African’s magnificent win at the John Deere Classic pales in significance to what it means for his future.

Els chuffed about ‘special’ family affair at US Open

South Africa’s golfing legend will be teeing off with his promising nephew at Pebble Beach.

SA’s ‘unknown golfer’ has tongues wagging at Masters

Even the New York Post has taken notice of 33-year-old Justin Harding!

Oosthuizen leads six-Saffa charge at Augusta

The familiar crowd will be present, though late-bloomer Justin Harding could be an interesting bet.

Oosthuizen agonisingly close to upset

The 2010 Open Championship winner’s form looks ominously decent with the majors creeping closer.

Durban-born Rory Sabbatini is now a Slovakian citizen

He will now play his golf as a Slovak and is likely to represent the eastern European country at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Genial Lipsky ends local Leopard Creek dominance

He’s the first foreigner to win in Malelane since 2010.

Stone rallies to lurk behind leaders at Leopard Creek

The 25-year-old has the extra incentive of being the defending champion at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

The brilliance of Leopard Creek is its versatlity

Johann Rupert’s course achieves the double whammy of being challenging to the professionals as well as accommodating for the average player.

Schwartzel returns to happy hunting ground

The 2011 Masters champion has a superb record at Leopard Creek and wants to atone for a bad weekend at the SA Open.


 


 

 


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