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FROM JUNIOR RANKS TO GOLF STARDOM

Lewis Chitengwa Muridzo

THE Zimbabwe Junior Golf Association (ZJGA) has, in Nick Price’s words, “one of the finest development programmes in the world”. The impressive number of players coming through the ranks bears testimony to Zimbabwe’s greatest golfer’s words.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Everyone knows of Price, the former world number one golfer, and multiple European Tour winners Mark McNulty and Tony Johnstone, who have ...

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ZIM JUNIOR GOLFERS TRIUMPH IN TRI-NATIONS

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ZIMBABWE’S junior golf team yesterday won the 2015 Tri-Nations Junior Golf Championship in grand style, finishing more than 18 points ahead of rivals and title holders Zambia, after three days of a gruelling competition at Chapman Golf Club. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Zimbabwe, who were fielding a development side featuring up-and-coming players, finished on 38½ points, while Zambia, who relinquished the ...

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McLLROY NAMED EUROPEAN TOUR GOLFER FOR YEAR 2015

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Rory McIlroy has been named the European Tour’s Golfer of the Year for the third time in four seasons after retaining his position as European No 1. By Ali Stafford The world No 3 topped the Race to Dubai standings for the second year running after winning the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai, his third European Tour title ...

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BENTLEY EARNS SUNSHINE TOUR CARD FOR 2016

Greg Bentley

 ZIMBABWEAN golfer Greg Bentley secured his Sunshine Tour card for the 2016 season, when he finished fifth in the 2016 Sunshine Tour Qualifying School at Bloemfontein Golf Club in South Africa on Saturday.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Bentley carded rounds of 68, 72, 67, 70, and 68 in the 90-hole marathon to finish on 15-under-par 345, nine strokes above the cut line ...

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WOODS WILL EXPLAIN MARRIAGE MISTAKES TO HIS KIDS

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Tiger Woods says he has a fantastic relationship with his former wife and will be the one to explain to his children the reasons for their divorce. Woods and Elin Nordegren split in 2009 after he admitted to a number of affairs and the pair’s six-year marriage came to an end in 2010. The pair have two children, daughter Sam, ...

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CAIRNS STRUGGLES DOWN UNDER

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HARARE – Zimbabwean golfer Ryan Cairns’ bid to make the cut at the Australian PGA Championship in Queensland is in jeopardy after shooting a first round six-over-par that left him bottom of the pile. Cairns started his campaign with a bogey on the first hole, followed with a birdie on the second before dropping a moral sapping three shots on the ...

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STRONG ZIM CONTIGENT FOR EQUATORIAL GUINEA

Tongo Charamba....always a threat.

ZIMBABWE will have a strong presence at the third edition of the Equatorial Guinea Golf Championship, following the invitation of 20 Zimbabwe Professional Golfers’ Association (ZPGA) members for the annual tournament slated for Mongomo Golf Course from December 10 to 13.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO   The tournament has attracted a field of over 80 international golfers drawn from Africa, Europe, the ...

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WILLIAMS ON SONG AT ALFRED DUNHILL CHAMPIONSHIP

Mark Williams

HARARE – Zimbabwean golfer Mark Williams’ first round 67 tore apart the form book at the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa yesterday and cast him amongst the leading pack. The five-under-par opening round, just three shots shy of leader Christiaan Basson essentially makes Williams a dark horse for the lucrative co-sanctioned event that carries a prize fund of €1 ...

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ZIM JUNIOR GOLFERS PRIMED FOR ORANGE BOWL

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ZIMBABWE’S top-ranked junior golfers, Kieran Vincent and David Amm will have an opportunity to test their mettle against some of the world’s best junior players in the annual Junior Orange Bowl International Golf Championship in the United States from December 27 to 30. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO   Vincent, ranked third on the Zimbabwe Junior Golf Association’s (ZJGA) Order of Merit, ...

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THEO MANYAMA HONOURED AT AWARDS

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Theo Manyama, one of the most decorated rules officials in world golf, added another honour to his resume with the Minister’s Excellence Award in this year’s annual South African Sports Excellence Awards. It is the 10th anniversary of the awards, and the Sunshine Tour’s venerable tournament director and rules guru was rewarded by the Minister of Sport and Recreation, the ...

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