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2017 ZIMBABWE OPEN :GWATA SETS THE TONE

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Chairman of the Zimbabwe Open Golf Organising Committee, Livingstone Gwata set the tone for the 2017 Zimbabwe Open Golf tournament that tees off from 20 -24 April 2017. Below is his welcome remarks at the launch of this year’s event. “A very warm welcome to you all to this Press Briefing that marks the media beginning of the 2017 Zimbabwe ...

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ZIM OPEN CREATES A CONGENIAL PLATFORM FOR BUSINESS – JONAS MUSHOSHO

2016 Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open: Day 2

As the 2017  Zimbabwe Open golf tournament tees off in less than two weeks, Sports Magic brings you the remarks from some of the key sponsors at the launch of this year’s event. Below are the remarks from Jonas Mushosho, CEO Old Mutual Rest of Africa and Zimbabwe Group Chief Executive Officer “Old Mutual is once again proud to be ...

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NOTHING SIMPLE ABOUT BEKKER’S TEEN LIFE

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“SO what did you do today?” For the ordinary man, the answer to this question is usually very simple. For kids it gets even simpler as their day usually revolves around three things: eating, playing and sleeping. Depending on the age, one can throw in school in-between any of those three. Source : Tinashe Kusema — Sunday Mail However, for ...

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SCHWARTZEL’S MASTERS SETS HIS YEAR UP NICELY

The Masters - Final Round

As he headed down the stretch in the 2017 Masters at Augusta National, Charl Schwartzel needed something of the magic that won him the 2011 green jacket. Source : SunshineTour That year, he made four birdies in the final four holes to pull clear of the opposition. This year, he made four birdies on the homeward nine again, but it ...

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TRIUMPH TO TROUBLES: TIGER WOODS’S MASTER CLASS 20 YEARS ON

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IT was standing room only. Reporters hung on every word uttered by sport’s newest sensation as he charmed everyone in that crammed interview tent. This was at Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Maryland – the site of the 1997 US Open, the first major since the golfing world had been shaken up like never before. Along with many members of the ...

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FOWLER FINDS FORM BEFORE THE MASTERS

Shell Houston Open - Round One

Rickie Fowler shot an eight-under 64 for a one-shot lead over Sung Kang after the first round of the Shell Houston Open. Fowler, who appears on the latest cover of Compeat Golfer now on sale, had his best round in six appearances at the tournament, topping a previous low score of 68. Fowler overcame damp conditions and a chilly, breezy ...

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ZIM GOLFERS STAY IN TOUCH AT ALL AFRICA JUNIOR CHALLENGE

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ZIMBABWE’S junior golfers edged closer to a spot at this year’s Toyota Junior World Cup after completing the second round of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge within striking distance of defending champions South Africa yesterday.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The hosts will today start the third round just two shots adrift of South Africa despite a difficult day on the course, in ...

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ONE MORE YEAR FOR ERNIE AT THE MASTERS

Genesis Open - Round Two

Five years ago, Ernie Els didn’t make it to the Masters. He’d been playing the first major of the year every year since 1994, and, although he had not met the strict criteria for entry into the tournament at Augusta National, there was some popular pressure for a special invitation to be issued to him. In a year during which ...

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SA JUNIORS SET FOR ALL AFRICA JUNIOR TITLE BIDS

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Seven of South Africa’s top ranked juniors have arrived at this week’s All Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Zimbabwe in pursuit of spots into the prestigious Toyota Junior Golf World Cup supported by JAL. The South African Golf Association’s top four ranked boys – reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Christo Lamprecht, number one ranked Garrick Higgo, Luca Filippi and Jayden ...

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WILLIAMS PART OF THE LARGE SUNSHINE TOUR GROUP IN KENYA

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Mark Williams of Zimbabwe will be first off of the Sunshine Tour players in this year’s Barclay’s Kenya Open, the first event on the Challenge Tour, which tees off at Muthaiga Golf Club in Nairobi tomorrow. Source – Sunshine Tour But he is just one of 14 players who have plied their trade on the Sunshine Tour in recent times. ...

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