SA golfer eyes St Andrews success IT MUST be something in the water in Mossel Bay, or perhaps it’s the air, but the small southern Cape town is remarkable in that it has churned out two world-class golfers in the past five years.
Muirfield excites SA champion ERNIE Els arrived at the Open Championship in 2012 more in hope than expectation, and walked away with the title.
Players expected to challenge decision ERNIE Els has predicted a legal battle over the ban on anchoring putters set to come into force in 2016 and admitted he would not have won last year’s British Open without a long putter.
DAWIE van der Walt claimed his first European and Sunshine tour victory with a final round five under 67 to win the Tshwane Open at Copperleaf Golf and Country Estate yesterday.
SOUTH Africa’s Darren Fichardt held his nerve over the closing stretch to seal a fourth European Tour title at the 1-million (R11.9-m) Africa Open in Buffalo City yester day.
THERE was both wind and a windfall at yesterday’s action-filled Africa Open Golf Challenge.
SPORTS lovers and local businesses in Buffalo City Metro are in for a glorious weekend of sporting action with four major national and international events on the go.
ADILSON da Silva asserted his dominance in the à 1-million (about R11.77-million) Africa Open when he dipped 10 shots under par in his weather-interrupted first round yesterday morning and shot a second round 68 in the afternoon to take pole position at the East London Golf Club.