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ZIM’S BURMESTER BEST AT PORTSTEWART

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ZIM’S Dean Burmester is Southern Africa’s leading player, with the majority of the 12-strong Saffa contingent safely in the clubhouse at the Irish Open, writes WADE PRETORIUS. READ: Stone wakes up ill, struggles as Southgate leads Burmester’s round of 70 was the best of the bunch, from a local point of view, on Thursday at Portstewart, ahead of a trio of ...

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ALL SET FOR ZLGU OPEN STROKEPLAY CHAMPS

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THE picturesque Royal Harare Golf Club layout will host this year’s edition of the Old Mutual Zimbabwe Ladies’ Golf Union (ZLGU) Open Strokeplay Championship, which tees off on Friday running through to Sunday. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Sponsored by diversified financial services group Old Mutual Zimbabwe, the ZLGU Open Strokeplay Championship is the premier tournament on the local women’s golf calendar. ...

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WOODS RELEASED FROM TREATMENT PROGRAMME

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Tiger Woods says he has finished a program to help him manage his medications, following his arrest in May for impaired driving. By AFP The former world number one said he would move forward with his next round of treatment to ease back pain and sleep issues with the help of his physician and relatives. “I recently completed an out-of-state private ...

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THE RISE OF GOLF STARLET EMILY JONES

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ON this chilly Wednesday morning, golf starlet Emily Jones keenly absorbed instructions and tips from her father, Geraint as she practised at the Chapman Golf Club. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE A week earlier, Emily had helped the Zimbabwe ladies golf team to a first Gilberson and Page Trophy since 2003, in Zambia. She also scooped the Zambia ladies Open Strokeplay championship. ...

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PGA OF SA GOLF COACHES MAKING THEIR MARK AT MAJORS

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The recent US Open showcased not only the strength of South African golf inside the ropes but also outside as three of the country’s top golf coaches were working with their players at Erin Hills. By Michael Vlismas PGA of South Africa coaches Peter Berman, Llewellyn van Leeuwen and Jamie Gough were all in attendance at the second Major of ...

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SPIETH HOLES 60 -FOOT BUNKER SHOT TO WIN TRAVELLERS

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In the final round of the 2017 Travelers Championship, Jordan Spieth holed out from the bunker for birdie, and the win, in sudden death on the par-4 18th hole. Source : Compleat Golfer Jordan Spieth moved past Rory McIlory into third place, following his dramatic playoff win at the Travelers Championship, writes WADE PRETORIUS. The win also ensured that Spieth ...

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OTTO TOPS SA EFFORTS IN GERMANY

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Hennie Otto played the BMW International Open in Germany at the weekend on a medical exemption, and ended up the highest-placed South African behind eventual winner Andres Romero of Argentina. Source : Sunshine Tour His final-round 69 saw him finish in a share of eighth, and that was his best performance in the tournament after his share of 14th back ...

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BIRDIE BLITZ GIVES LAWRENCE DENMARK LEAD

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Thriston Lawrence reeled off seven successive birdies in his first round of the Made in Denmark Challenge on the European Challenge Tour on Thursday to take a share of the first-round lead with Austria’s Manuel Trappel. It was the lowest round of Lawrence’s Challenge Tour career, beating his 65 at last year’s Bridgestone Challenge, as he set the new course ...

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BROOKE HOSTS SENIOR GOLFERS SOCIETY NATIONAL TOURNEY

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THE Mashonaland Senior Golf Association will host the 85th edition of the Senior Golfers Society of Zimbabwe (SGSZ) national tournament which tees off at Brooke Golf Club (formerly Borrowdale Brooke) today and runs through to Sunday. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Mike Ives, the Mashonaland Senior Golfers Society captain, said they were expecting a big field of 90 golfers drawn from around ...

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WOODS TEXTED DAY DURING US OPEN AN RORY SAYS WOODS IS OK

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US PGA TOUR SAN DIEGO, CA – JANUARY 26: (L-R) Jason Day and Tiger Woods celebrate their putts on the 18th green playing the south course during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course on January 26… In the last month, Tiger Woods has been arrested on suspicion of DUI and also announced his ...

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