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
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.
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
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
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
“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.

Golf Three-way lead sets up thrilling final round at Glendower

Jayden Schaper, Danie van Tonder and Martin Rohwer are one shot clear at the front of the field.

Golf Rohwer takes one-stroke lead into second round at Glendower

After an opening round 65, Martin Rohwer is one shot ahead of Lyle Rowe at the second leg of the Sunshine Tour’s Rise-Up Series.

Golf Otto ready to Rise Up after an epic journey and a tragic loss

For Hennie Otto, the Sunshine Tour’s new Rise-Up Series is deeply personal.

Golf Fichardt relies on experience to win Betway Championship

After making a victorious comeback, Darren Fichardt said he was grateful for the return of butterflies after five months without any competitive golf.

Golf Veteran golfer Haindl takes the lead in Rise Up Series opener

Alex Haindl is alone out front, on three under par, one stroke clear of fellow Sunshine Tour stalwart Anton Haig heading into Friday’s final round.

Golf Mostert takes one-shot lead at Killarney, as pro golf returns

Dylan Mostert was well-served by his irons as he claimed a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Betway Championship at Killarney Country Club on Wednesday.

Golf LPGA Shanghai tournament cancelled over coronavirus

The LPGA Tour on Wednesday cancelled its Shanghai tournament after China said it will not hold most international sports events this year because of coronavirus.

Golf Johnson grabs one-shot lead, but SA’s Frittelli loses touch at PGA Championship

Dustin Johnson drained eight birdies to fire a five-under par 65 and seize a one-shot lead after a blistering third-round performance, while South African Dylan Frittelli fell further behind at the PGA Championship on Saturday.

Golf China’s Li leads PGA Championship, as SA’s Frittelli hangs on

China No 1 Li Haotong outshone the big guns on Friday to lead at the halfway stage of the PGA Championship, but two-time defending champ Brooks Koepka of the US appeared poised to strike, while South Africa’s Dylan Frittelli kept himself in the hunt.

Golf Pro golf returns with Sunshine Tour’s Rise-Up Series

The Rise-Up Series will be played behind closed doors in Gauteng over the next two months.

Golf SA golfers out to break 48-year PGA Championship drought

A total of six South African players will join the line-up on Thursday, as they aim to end a five-decade drought since Gary Player last secured the PGA Championship title.

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