Home | Golf

Golf

CROCKER REMAINS A MATEBELE AT HEART

sean crocker

US-based former Zimbabwe cricket team all-rounder, Gary Crocker’s Facebook bio intro reads, “Born in the City of Kings – Bulawayo, a Matabele at heart, now living in the city of Angels – Los Angeles.” yesteryear profile with munyaradzi madzokere This is the same man who drove 440km through the night with wife and kid, after receiving a late call-up to ...

Read More »

OOSTHUIZEN FINISHES SECOND AT PLAYERS

auto-draft-40

Louis Oosthuizen recorded his first top-10 finish in six appearances at the Players Championship this weekend when he finished the event tied for second spot at seven-under-par 288 with England’s Ian Poulter. Source :Sunshine Tour Eventually losing to South Korean Si Woo Kim by three strokes, Oosthuizen put up a performance that far surpasses the previous five times he’s played ...

Read More »

KARMIS WINS INVESTEC ROYAL SWAZI OPEN

Karmis

Peter Karmis shot an inspired three-under-par 69 final round to win the Investec Royal Swazi Open with 49 points at the Royal Swazi Spa Country Club on Saturday. source : sunshine tour Rounds of 67-70-62 and 69 earned him enough points to deliver him a second title in less than ten months when he won the Sun Sibaya Challenge. This ...

Read More »

BUJELA’S STATE OF MIND KEEPS HIM IN TOUCH

auto-draft-37

Sipho Bujela goes into the third round of the Investec Royal Swazi Open sitting pretty on 22 points and feels with the modified stableford scoring system in place at Royal Swazi Spa Country Club, he too is in with a chance at victory come Saturday. Source : Sunshine Tour A solid opening round 68 earned him 10 points while he ...

Read More »

CROCKER NAMED JACK NICKLAUS NOMINEE SEMI-FINALIST

sean crocker

ZIMBABWEAN amateur golfer, Sean Crocker was yesterday named among the 30 semi-finalists for the prestigious Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award, which is presented annually to the top five collegiate golfers based in the United States by the Golf Coaches’ Association of America.  BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 20-year-old star, who is on a golf scholarship at University of ...

Read More »

HAS GOLF LOST GROUND OVER DRIVING DISTANCES?

ONE of the game’s most influential leaders has admitted the modern golf ball travels too far for the good of the sport. By Own Correspondent Mike Davis is chief executive of the United States Golf Association (USGA), which, along with the St Andrews-based R&A, sets the rules of the gam In recent decades, courses all over the world have been forced to ...

Read More »

KAMTE RELISHING CLASS OF 2017-18 OPPORTUNITIES

kamte-relishing-class-of-2017-18-opportunities-2

James Kamte, the newest member of the Gary Player Class of 2017-18 development programme of the Sunshine Tour, says he is excited to be part of the programme and that he aims for a solid showing at the Investec Royal Swazi Open this week. Source – Sunshine Tour Kamte is a four-time winner on the Sunshine Tour and has been ...

Read More »

‘FRESHIE’ DOESN’T STOP BEKKER VICTORY IN LUSAKA

freshie-doesnt-stop-bekker-victory-in-lusaka

He had a fresh air on the fourth, but Oliver Bekker kept plugging away on Sunday and a birdie on the 17th at Lusaka Golf Club sealed the deal for him in the Zambia Sugar Open. Source : Sunshine Tour He carded a one-under-par 72 at to come away with his fifth Sunshine Tour victory in six years, and he had ...

Read More »

FRITTELLI’S 64 SEES HIM SURGE CLEAR IN CHINA

Volvo China Open - Day Three

Dylan Frittelli will take a three-shot lead into the final day of the Volvo China Open after continuing his excellent recent form in Beijing. From The European Tour The South African missed three of his first four cuts this season but has been a picture of consistency since, achieving a season’s best tie for fifth at last week’s Shenzhen International. He ...

Read More »

BEKKER BIRDIE BLITZ MOVES HIM INTO ZAMBIA CONTENTION

bekker-birdie-blitz-moves-him-into-zambia-contention

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 ...

Read More »