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BEKKER BIRDIE BLITZ MOVES HIM INTO ZAMBIA CONTENTION

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There’s a five-hole stretch on the back nine of Lusaka Golf Club that Oliver Bekker is targeting in his quest to win the Zambia Sugar Open, and fine scoring on it on Friday saw him move to within one of the lead. Source : Sunshine Tour His seven-under-par 66 had him lurking ominously just one off the pace as he ...

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GRACE, OOSTHUIZEN THREATS THIS WEEK ON PGA TOUR

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If they get anywhere close to recreating their Presidents Cup form, Branden Grace and Louis Oosthuizen are going to be difficult to beat in this week’s PGA Tour event, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Source : Sunshine Tour That’s because the tournament is making a change to a new format in an attempt to regenerate interest in it: Tournament ...

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RITCHIE RIDES WAVE OF CONFIDENCE INTO LUSAKA

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If breadth of smile were a measure of potential success in a golf tournament, JC Ritchie would be the runaway favourite for the Zambia Sugar Open which gets underway on Thursday at Lusaka Golf Club. Source: Sunshine Tour The 23-year-old broke through in last week’s 2017 Zimbabwe Open, claiming his maiden Sunshine Tour victory with a play-off triumph over Trevor ...

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ELEPHANT HILLS TO HOST NOMADS NATIONAL TOURNAMENT

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AFTER contributing to the successful hosting of the 2017 Zimbabwe Open Championship last week, members of the Nomads Golf Club of Zimbabwe shift their attention to the 36th edition of their annual national tournament, which takes place at Elephant Hills Golf Course in Victoria Falls from April 29 to May 1.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO This year’s edition of the tournament has ...

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DAVIDSE LEADS STEADY START FOR CLASS OF 2017-18

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Keenan Davidse’s run of good form continued at the 2017 Zimbabwe Open at the weekend where he finished tied at 22nd to become the highest finisher among the squad members of the Gary Player Class of 2017-18. Source: sunshine Tour Sharing that spot with Jared Harvey, CJ du Plessis and Bryce Easton at three-under 285, Davidse marked his return to Zimbabwe ...

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RITCHIE WINS 2017 ZIMBABWE OPEN

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JC Ritchie saw off Trevor Fisher Jnr. on the second play-off hole at Royal Harare Golf Club to win the 2017 Zimbabwe Open. Source : Sunshine Tour After being seven-over-par after his first seven holes of the tournament, Ritchie bounced back with 29 birdies to tie Fisher on 16-under-par for the week. “I actually started the week off quite rough. ...

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ZIM’S BLACK GOLF TRAILBLAZER

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Death robbed him of his son who was evidently destined to scale dizzy heights on the international golf arena. Yesteryear profile with MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE   Before he passed on at the age of 26, three-time Zimbabwe Amateur champion Lewis Chitengwa Jr had sprung into international acclaim after he became the first non-American to win the Junior Orange Bowl International Golf ...

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McGUIGAN’S RECORD 63 NARROWS FISHER’S HARARE LEAD

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He might not be in the lead going into the final round, but Doug McGuigan has all the momentum after his third-round course-record equalling nine-under-par 63 on Saturday in the 2017 Zimbabwe Open at Royal Harare Golf Club. Source : Sunshine Tour He made 10 birdies and a bogey and he climbed to 11-under-par at the 54-hole mark, just two ...

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HUGO RELISHING ZIMBABWE MOVING DAY BATTLE

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His first win on the Sunshine Tour came in the 1999 Zimbabwe Open, and, although this year’s tournament is being played at Royal Harare Golf Club instead of Chapman Golf Club, Jean Hugo is looking to get another Zimbabwe Open title under his belt. Source – Sunshine Tour With 17 Sunshine Tour victories to his name, the sixth most by ...

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FISHER’S COURSE RECORD SEALS ZIMBABWE OPEN LEAD

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Trevor Fisher Jnr equalled the Royal Harare Golf Club course record of nine-under-par 63 on Friday to move into a four-stroke lead at the halfway mark of the 2017 Zimbabwe Open. Source: Sunshine Tour He joined Nick Price, Italian Francesco Laporta and 2015 champion Dean Burmester as holders of the record with a flawless display which included nine birdies. His ...

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