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FICHARDT WINS JOBURG OPEN WITH LAST HOLE BIRDIE

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Darren Fichardt called his caddie over to help him read the putt that would win him the Joburg Open on Sunday, but in the end, he was left to his own devices as he sank the two-footer which gave him a one-shot victory at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Source – Sunshine Tour After bogeying the 17th on the ...

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STORM REDUCES JOBURG OPEN TO 54 HOLES

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A thunderstorm hit Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club on Saturday to cause yet another delay to the Joburg Open – this time reducing the tournament to 54 holes instead of the regulation 72. Source – Sunshine Tour The tournament has been hit by heavy rains throughout the week, and the first and second rounds were both disrupted as the ...

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FICHARDT LOOKING GOOD AT JOBURG OPEN

2017 Joburg Open: Day 2

Darren Fichardt’s eye-catching rounds of 66, 66 at the Joburg Open gave him the top spot in the clubhouse on Friday, courtesy of some good putting. Source : Compleat Golfer The four-time European Tour winner was 11 under par and pleased that his flat stick was behaving again after two tough years on the European Tour. Fichardt had to complete ...

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ZIM’S BURMESTER GOES SWINGING IN THE RAIN IN JOBURG OPEN

2017 Joburg Open: Day 1

Dean Burmester’s five-under-par 66 on the West Course was very much a team effort, with the rain requiring an entirely different strategy from a professional golfer. By Michael Vlismas -Sunshine Tour “A good caddie is like gold in weather like this,” Burmester said after Thursday’s first round as he explained the challenge of playing in wet weather. “My caddie Francois ...

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JOBURG OPEN: WHAT’S WHAT

2016 Joburg Open: Day 4

The Sunshine Tour together with the European Tour returns to the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club for the 10th edition of the Joburg Open which tees off from 23-26 February. Source : Sunshine Tour Joburg Open: What’s what 1 Young Haydn Porteous claimed his maiden European Tour title last year following a flawless final round three-under-par 69, finishing two ...

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TSHWANE OPEN SETS SIGHTS ON BRIGHT FUTURE

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The fifth installment of the Tshwane Open will take place at Pretoria Country Club between the second and fifth of March, and, newly installed Executive Mayor Solly Msimanga aims to take the tournament to new heights in the coming years. Source : Sunshine Tour With massive cost-cutting and financial restrictions surrounding the political landscape in the city of Tshwane and ...

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GRACE MAKES THE MOST OF RIVIERA

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Branden Grace of South Africa plays his shot out of the rough on the 12th hole during the first round at the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club on February 16, 2017 in Pacific Palisades, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Branden Grace honed his game at Fancourt in George, where the coastal weather forced him to learn a range of shots; low stingers into the wind, bump and runs, and how to shape it both ways. His arsenal of shots came in handy during the first round of the Genesis Open on Thursday, where he shot 67 for a share ...

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KAMTE TALKS UP OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG TALENT

2017 BMW SA Open Championship: Round 3

Up-and-coming golfers should take a lesson from Makhetha Mazibuko’s gallant display at the Eye of Africa PGA Championship last week, according to 2008 Dimension Data Pro-Am winner, James Kamte. Source : Sunshine Tour Speaking ahead of this year’s edition of the Dimension Data Pro-Am to be held at Fancourt Hotel and Golf Estate and which tees off on Thursday, Kamte ...

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CHRISTIAN GEARING UP FOR DUEL WITH ZIM’S DEAN

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Christiaan Bezuidenhout is under no illusions about what it will take to catch a flying Dean Burmester in the final round of the R1.5-million Eye of Africa PGA Championship. Source : Sunshine Tour The 22-year-old might be in his second year on the Sunshine Tour, but he’s still in his rookie season – and he goes head-to-head with the experienced ...

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SA GOLF SHARES IN MAZIBUKO’S PGA DELIGHT

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Makhetha Mazibuko was sitting in a plane waiting to take off and still doing interviews after his memorable playoff defeat in Sunday’s Eye of Africa PGA Championship. By Michael Vlismas The reality is his feet probably won’t touch ground for a few days still. The significance of the 29-year-old Free State golfer’s performance in South Africa’s second oldest professional tournament ...

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