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The 2020 golf year in review: The highs, lows and surprises

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From Christiaan Bezuidenhout winning two weeks in a row on the European Tour to Branden Grace slipping down the world rankings.


31 Dec 2020
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The 2020 golf year in review: The highs, lows and surprises

South Africa's Christiaan Bezuidenhout followed up his win at the Alfred Dunhill Championship by capturing the SA Open title at Sun City. Picture: Getty Images

My local highlight of the year Danie van Tonder continued to prove there is more than one way to get the ball in the hole in the fewest strokes possible as he won four Sunshine Tour titles between the return to golf in August and the end of October, including three of the five Rise Up Series events that began the pro circuit after the Covid-19 lockdown. To bring such an aggressive approach to the course and yet play with such consistency that he had a run of 14 consecutive top-10 finishes going back more than a year was simply...

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