The Gary Player Country Club is undoubtedly the trickiest course the heavyweights at Africa’s Major encounter all year.
These are the men that could lead the local charge at this year’s Nedbank Golf Challenge, Africa’s Major.
The 28-year-old starts the Turkish Open in fine style, despite not having played a practice round.
The 25-year-old has had an excellent year, predominantly because he responds so well under pressure.
The South African golfing legend, who designed the Country Club originally, refurbished it at no cost,
As a result, the Joburg Open falls away as the Sunshine Tour tries to ‘lessen the burden’ on fatigued players.

Big names penned for Sun City

Specifically, Lee Westwood returns to a tournament he dominated with his victories in 2010 and 2011.

Two legends, Protea and Bok, show off silky tee skills

Jacques Kallis and Fourie du Preez were considered peerless on cricket and rugby fields. Now they’re pretty damn good golfers too.

In-form Stone wants to keep it local at Nedbank Challenge

The 25-year-old wants to emulate Branden Grace in being a local winner of Africa’s major.

Rising Stone tops the list of SA performers at PGA Championship

But the local drought in golfing majors continues.

SA’s challenge at PGA Championship holds steady

Charl Schwartzel continued his impressive form at Bellerive but youngsters Branden Grace and Dylan Frittelli have also avoided the predictable fade of recent years.

SA’s army of six at golf’s final major of the year

Familiar faces headline local golf’s challenge at this weekend’s PGA Championship.

WATCH: Zander Lombard’s incredible eagle at The Open

The South African jokingly told his caddie: ‘Let’s have a finish for the crowds at least.’

Van Rooyen, Lombard lead SA’s charge at Open weekend

12 representatives have been whittled down to five but it’s far from doom and gloom.

SA’s ‘no-name brands’ fly the flag high at The Open

The rather un-fancied duo of Zander Lombard and Erik van Rooyen put the bigger names to shame in finishing the first round at Carnoustie in joint second place.

Meet SA’s amateur at The Open … and Ernie Els’ nephew

It will be a family affair of sorts at Carnoustie.

SA’s outsiders at The Open taking inspiration from Stone

Local golfers aren’t exactly being talked up ahead of this weekend’s third major of the year but last weekend’s events at the Scottish Open has given some hope.

SA’s Justin Harding wins Indonesia Open

Harding took part in the $500,000 tournament as an invitee and will take up Asian Tour membership following his win.

Promising Frittelli seeks a return to form

The 28-year-old was earmarked for a breakthrough season earlier this year but that has fizzled out.


 


 

 


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