Rankings: How many can SA pack in the top 100?

The start of a new year always brings new prospects and challenges, and for South African golfers doing duty abroad, a climb up the Official World Golf Rankings and getting inside the top 100 will be among those. Being in that top 100 is amongst the goals of many players because not only does it […]

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A season of firsts for Ritchie

Back-to-back rounds of seven-under-par 65 in the final two rounds of last week’s BMW SA Open proudly hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni handed JC Ritchie his maiden top-five finish in a co-sanctioned event and marked the highlight of his season as the last few events of the campaign draw nearer. While the 2017-18 season […]

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Rowe aims for Asian success

South Africa’s Lyle Rowe has his sights set on making a name for himself on the Asian Tour after he earned his playing privileges via a gruelling five days of qualifying school. After rounds of 70, 70, 67, 77 and 69 at the Q-School Final Stage, he joins his countrymen Jbe’ Kruger, Shaun Norris and […]

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Flawless Paisley marches to BMW SA Open title

England’s Chris Paisley found it difficult to believe he had played that well after he carded a flawless final-round six-under-par 66 to take the BMW South African Open Championship proudly hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni at Glendower Golf Club. His three-stroke victory over South African fan favourite Branden Grace broke local fans’ hearts, but […]

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McClatchie grabs Freddie Tait Cup at Glendower

By Lali Stander The large crowd ringside at the 18th at Glendower Golf Club cheered on popular Kyle McClatchie as he holed his final putt to capture the crown jewel of amateur golf – the Freddie Tait Cup – as the leading amateur in the BMW SA Open, proudly hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni, […]

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Nethunzwi, Thimba share emotional finish in BMW SA Open

By Michael Vlismas The cheer that went up around the 18th at Glendower Golf Club on Sunday could’ve been mistaken for the winning putt in the BMW South African Open, hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni. But it came way before the leaders were even close to finishing. And yet it had everything to do […]

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Blaauw needs to stay composed at Glendower

Jacques Blaauw goes into the final round of the BMW SA Open proudly hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni three shots off the lead. And he’s fully aware that he needs to keep his cool at Glen dower Golf Club if he wants to win. He carded a third-round six-under-par 66 to move to 12-under […]

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