Strydom up for ‘tough’ Highland Gate challenge

Ockie Strydom finished in a share of third in the 2011 South African Open Championship at Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate, and he reckons the track at Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate is pretty similar. So he’s hoping that his 2011 performance will stand him in good stead in the 54-hole R750,000 Vodacom Origins […]

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SAGDB brothers share passion at clinic

By Michael Vlismas A group of young children from the South African Golf Development Board’s (SAGDB) Pilgrim’s Rest chapter joined the Sunshine Tour professionals in a golf clinic during the official pro-am of this week’s Vodacom Origins of Golf tournament at Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate. And amongst them were two brothers who hail […]

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Loubser looking to close rookie race gap

He’s lying third in the rankings for the Sunshine Tour Rookie of the Year, and Herman Loubser is looking to make up some ground as he tees off in tomorrow’s Vodacom Origins of Golf event at Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate. His best finish since he topped the leaderboard in the Sunshine Tour Qualifying […]

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Inspired Bremner ready to take next step

By Michael Vlismas After a lengthy break, five-time Sunshine Tour winner Merrick Bremner heads into this week’s Vodacom Origins of Golf tournament with some lofty goals as he seeks to take his career to the next level. The 31-year-old South African joins a field at the Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate that includes multiple […]

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Stone seeking first Vodacom title at Highland Gate

The Vodacom Origins of Golf event at Pezula in 2006 was Kevin Stone’s last win on the Sunshine Tour, and now his son Brandon will attempt to win his first title in the series in the opening tournament of the 2017 series at Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate which tees off on Thursday. The […]

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Pros fish for charity in opening Vodacom event

By Michael Vlismas In keeping with the surroundings, the pro-am side of the first event of the six-tournament Vodacom Origins of Golf series teed off with a charity fly-fishing competition on Monday. The tournament will be played from Thursday on the magnificent Ernie Els-designed Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate outside Dullstroom. Several Sunshine Tour […]

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Spieth’s spectacular comeback wins The Open

From theopen.com Cometh the moment, cometh the great champion. Jordan Spieth took all that the golfing gods could throw at him before emerging triumphant at The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale. In claiming the Claret Jug for the first time, Spieth moved to within one win of a grand slam of major championships and, at […]

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