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FLAWLESS VINCENT ON THE BRINK OF HISTORY

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RISING star Scott Vincent is on the threshold of making history as the first Zimbabwean golfer to win on the Asian Development Tour after firing an eight-under-par third round of 63 at the PGM UMW Championship in Selangor, Malaysia, yesterday.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Vincent’s bogey-free round, which included nine birdies, left the Chapman Golf Club prodigy on 11-under for the tournament ...

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MCLLROY ‘WOULD STILL LOVE” MAJOR DUEL WITH WOODS

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TIGER Woods’ indefinite injury absence now stretches into its sixth month, but that hasn’t kept Rory McIlroy from dreaming of a possible major showdown between the formerly top-ranked players. Speaking in advance of his title defense at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, McIlroy made it clear that he still would like a chance to take on Woods with one of ...

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YOUNG AND TALENTED: ZIM’S DEAN MURMESTER

Dean Burmester

At 26 years old, Dean Burmester seems to be in the prime of his career. Dean represents Schoeman Park Golf Club and is a proud product of the Free State region. He had a distinguished amateur career which included selection for his province in the 2008 and 2009 interprovincials. He also won the International Team Championships in 2009, and decided ...

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EIGHT ZIM GOLFERS TO MIX IT IN TSHWANE OPEN QUALIFIER

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Zimbabwe’s flag bearers in golf, Ryan Cairns, Robson Saurombe, Greg Bentley, Mohammad Rauf Mandhu, Brian Gondo, Gary Thompson and Tongo Charamba have thrown their hats on to the fairways for the qualifiers to the lucrative Tshwane Open. The “group of eight” are known journeymen on the local scene but have not really cut it out on the Sunshine Tour. These ...

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AMAZING GRACE HOLDS HIS NERVE TO CLOSE WITH 69

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Branden Grace held his nerve in a closing 69 to become the first man to successfully defend the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters title at Doha Golf Club. Source : Sunshine Tour The South African came into the final round two shots behind two-time champion Paul Lawrie and, while the Scot slipped to a 78 on a day when there were ...

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AMM RALLIES TO WIN DUGMORE TROPHY IN PLAYOFF

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RISING teen star David Amm won the first event on the Zimbabwe Golf Association (ZGA) calendar for the 2016 season when he defeated Kieran Vincent and Tonderai Masunga in a sudden death playoff for the prestigious Dugmore Trophy at Bulawayo Golf Club on Sunday.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 16-year-old from Chapman Golf Club carded rounds of 76, 74 and 70 to ...

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VINCENT CLINCHES LUCRATIVE ASIA TOUR CARD

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Top Zimbabwean golfer Scott Vincent’s budding professional career took a major stride when he won the exclusive rights to compete on the lucrative Asian Tour in 2016 after he tied for second at the Asian Tour Qualifying School final stage at the Springfield Royal Country Club in Bangok, Thailand yesterday. Munyaradzi Madzokere The immensely talented Zimbabwean, who turned pro in ...

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ZIM’S WILLIAMS SEEKS END TO JOBURG OPEN HOODOO

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Mark Williams arrived at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club seeking redemption in this week’s Joburg Open and the big Zimbabwean made short work of the opening round to claim an early share of the clubhouse lead. The 34-year-old chipped in for a double bogey on his way to a six-under-par 65 at the West Course. He shared the score with, ...

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BADENHORST EYES PRO GOLF

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ONE of Zimbabwe’s brightest young golf prospects, Ray Badenhorst is ready to take the next step in his career by turning professional later this year after completing a successful college career in the US.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Badenhorst completed his four-year stay at Florida Tech University in June last year, finishing not only as the best ever player in the programme’s ...

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VINCENT TRIUMPHS AT ASIAN TOUR Q-SCHOOL

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ZIMBABWE golf sensation Scott Vincent moved one step closer towards reaching his goal of playing on the Asian Tour this year when he claimed the First Stage Qualifying School with a wire-to-wire victory in Bangkok, Thailand, on Saturday.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The Chapman Golf Club golfer recorded rounds of 65, 66, 66 and 66 at the Windsor Park Golf Club to ...

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