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INVESTEC HAND OUT MORE LADIES INCENTIVES

2017 Joburg Ladies Open: Day 1

The 10 finalists contesting this year’s final in the 2017 Chase to the Investec Cup for Ladies have been given two more targets to chase, with the surprise announcement of an eagle prize and invitations to join the Sunshine Tour in Swaziland later this year. The announcement was made shortly before Nobuhle Dlamini (pictured) hit the opening shot to tee ...

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STRICKER ON TIGER: ‘HE HAS TO GET HIS BODY RIGHT’

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Team USA Presidents Cup captain, Steve Stricker, believes Tiger Woods needs to get his body right if he wants to compete on the PGA Tour regularly. SOURCE : COMPLEAT GOLFER Stricker was speaking to the press on Tuesday at the Valspar Championship, where he confirmed that the pair have been in communication, according to the Golf Channel. Woods, who is one of ...

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BURMESTER THE BIG MOVER IN LATEST RANKINGS

2017 Eye of Africa PGA Championship: Day 2

Fresh off his maiden European Tour win, South Africa’s Dean Burmester has moved back into the top 100 in the latest world rankings.Source – Compleat Golfer Burmester claimed a three-shot win at the Tshwane Open on Sunday and promptly rocketed 49 places up the rankings to sit in 95th place, one behind compatriot Jaco Van Zyl. Burmester and Van Zyl are ...

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BIRDIE BLITZ GIVES ZIM’S BURMESTR TSHWANE OPEN TITLE

Tshwane Open: Day 4

In his three opening holes on Sunday, Dean Burmester made sure no-one else was going to win the Tshwane Open. And he carded a six-under-par 65 at Pretoria Country Club as he marched to a commanding three-stroke victory in the tournament co-sanctioned by the Sunshine Tour and the European Tour. SOURCE : SUNSHINE TOUR He made three consecutive birdies to ...

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BJORK, JAMIESON STAY AHEAD, ZIM’S BURMESTER LURKS

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Scotland’s Scott Jamieson and Alexander Bjork of Sweden shot three-under-par 68 each to total 13-under-par for the tournament and co-lead Tshwane Open on moving day, while the duo of South Africa’s Dean Burmester and Jorge Campillo of Spain lurked ominously behind them on 12-under at Pretoria Country Club. Source – Sunshine Tour Jamieson has won only one European Tour event ...

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TOBY ROUNDING OFF SA STINT SOLIDLY IN TSHWANE

Tshwane Open: Day 1

England’s Toby Tree threw his hat in the ring in last year’s Tshwane Open with a third round of five-under-par 65. This year, he announced his presence after an opening round of five-under-par 66, with the Pretoria Country Club’s par being upped to 71 from last year’s 70. Sourse : Sunshine Tour Tree has been something of a regular fixture ...

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FOWLER WINS FOURTH PGA TITLE

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Rickie Fowler ground his way to victory at the Honda Classic on Sunday, with a final round of 71 at PGA National Resort that saw him win by four shots over Morgan Hoffman and Gary Woodland. Source : Compleat Golfer ‘It’s special to be able to pull it off,’ said Fowler, who lives close to the course. ‘It wasn’t the ...

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COETZEE CHIPS IN FOR ORPHANAGE AHEAD OF TSWANE OPEN

2017 Joburg Open: Day 2

George Coetzee heads into this week’s Tshwane Open with an orphanage in Atteridgeville as his latest fans in his quest to add to his triumph in this tournament two years ago. By Michael Vlismas – Sunshine Tour A golf day arranged by Coetzee and his family at Pretoria Country Club helped to raise R450,000, which he donated to the orphanage ...

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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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