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ZIMBABWE TO HOST TWO MAJOR CONTINENTAL GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

Mafingei Nyamwanza…….President of the Zimbabwe Golf Association

Zimbabwe has been awarded the privilege of hosting the Africa Amateur Golf Team Championship as well as the All Africa Junior Golf Challenge in 2017. This was confirmed at The Africa Golf Federation (AGF) meeting held yesterday in Kenya where the 2015 edition of the AAGTC is being played. ‘So we have a lot of work ahead of us’, said ...

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GOLF LEGEND NICK PRICE EYES MORE COMPETITIVE PRESIDENTS CUP

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International captain Nick Price predicted a wonderful week of entertaining golf for fans at the Presidents Cup on Tuesday, but after a decade of demoralizing defeats he would surely settle for winning ugly against another powerful United States team. Such has been the United States’ dominance in the biennial team event critics have begun to label it an “exhibition” rather ...

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MASUNGA REPLACES VINCENT IN ZIM AMATEUR GOLF TEAM

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ROYAL Harare Golf Club-based amateur golfer Tonderai Masunga has been roped into the Zimbabwe team to replace his clubmate Kieran Vincent ahead of the prestigious Africa Amateur Golf Teams Championship to be held in Kenya next week. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Zimbabwe will take on 16 other African nations from Monday through to Thursday next week at Limuru Country Club in ...

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SPIETH IS THE 2014-2015 GOLFER OF THE YEAR

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Just as Tiger Woods changed the game with his power and fitness more than a decade ago, Jordan Spieth changed golf this year with less glamorous but no less effective concepts–putting, wedge play and preparation. Source: BBC Golf The secret of golf is not making bogeys. Woods exemplified that during his peak when his short game and putting was near ...

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McIlROY ‘MOTIVATED’ BY RIVALS SPIETH & DAY

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Rory McIlroy says the exploits of rivals Jordan Spieth – named PGA Tour player of the year  – and Jason Day have given him “a sense of hunger again”. Source: Skysports The Northern Irishman, 26, was deposed as world number one after being sidelined with a broken ankle suffered while playing football with friends. McIlroy, a four-time major winner, told ...

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GARY THOMPSON IN MAIDEN ZAMBEZI TOUR WIN

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Gary Thompson clinched his maiden Zambezi Tour title after posting a 212 return over 54 holes at the Hwange Open. Source: Sports Magic Thompson’s patience and consistent golf paid off as his scores of 70,72 and 70 for 212 were two shots to the good for the title. Runner up, Stephen Ferreira, settled for second place with scores of 67,72 ...

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DEAN OF DIPLOMATIC COPS GOLF TOURNAMENT IS HERE TO STAY – ZIMBABWEAN HIGH COMMISSIONER

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Pavelyn Tendai Musaka, who is Zimbabwe’s High Commission to Ghana, has announced the Dean of diplomatic invitational golf tournament is here to stay after supervising a colorful maiden edition at the Celebrity Golf Club over the weekend. Story by: Rahman Osman/citifmonline.com/Ghana Her Excellency Musaka, the longest serving diplomat in the country, was one of several high profile personalities including the ...

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WOODS MAY BE A VICE-CAPTAIN AT THE NEXT RYDER CUP

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USA captain Davis Love III says Tiger Woods would be happy to be one of his vice captains if he does not make the team, but desperately wants to be selected Tiger Woods has told USA skipper Davis Love that he could act as a vice-captain at next year’s Ryder Cup if he fails to make the team. Love thinks ...

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ZIMBABWE’S VINCENT GETS TO GRIPS WITH PROFESSIONAL GOLF

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ZIMBABWEAN golfer Scott Vincent feels he is finally getting to grips with life as a professional. The 22-year-old player recently became the first Zimbabwean golfer to win on the Swing Thought Tour, a developmental circuit renowned for preparing upcoming professional golfers for life on the US PGA and Web.com Tours. Vincent defeated American Jonathan Fly in a play-off at the ...

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HWANGE OPEN SET TO WOO THE BEST ON THE LOCAL SCENE

Tongo Charamba....always a threat.

ZIMBABWE’S premier professional golf tour, the Zambezi Tour, makes a return next week with the staging of the Hwange Open scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Hwange Golf Club.Source : D Nhakaniso The Hwange Open, one of the biggest tournaments on the local calendar for both professionals and amateurs, will be played over 54 holes with a prize fund of $15 000. ...

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