Tree storms to Mauritius ticket

England’s Toby Tree fired a bogey-free seven-under-par 65 at Woodhill Country Club to secure his AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open ticket along with nine others on Tuesday. “Yeah I’m really happy with the low one today. Kinda means I don’t have to stress and wait around too. Coming back from European Tour Q-School, I didn’t play […]

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Oosthuizen to tackle Liverpool players in FootGolf

By Michael Vlismas Louis Oosthuizen may have one of the best swings in golf, but at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at the end of this month his football skills will also be tested when he and three fellow professionals take on four former legends of Liverpool Football Club in a game of FootGolf. The […]

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Frittelli can set sights even higher after 2017

He started the year ranked just outside the top 150 in the world, but Dylan Frittelli has closed off the 2017 European Tour season at 68 on the Official World Golf Ranking, seemingly destined to become South Africa’s number-one ranked player before too long. Watching him paired with world number six Justin Rose down the […]

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By the numbers: SA in Europe 2017

T4 – where Dean Burmester and Dylan Frittelli finished in the DP World Tour Championship on Sunday, two shots behind winner John Rahm 2 – the number of South African first-time winners on the European Tour in the 2017 season: Dean Burmester (Tshwane Open) and Dylan Frittelli (Lyoness Open) 6 – the number of South […]

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Last-gasp eagle gets Walters European Tour card

Justin Walters regained his European Tour card on Thursday at the last possible moment as he eagled the final hole of the Final Qualifying Stage which was played in Spain. Walters joined compatriots Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Jacques Kruyswijk as South African representatives amongst the 33 players who gained playing privileges for the 2018 European Tour […]

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Strong SA challenge in Dubai

Freshly-crowned Nedbank Golf Challenge champion Branden Grace will lead a seven-man South African challenge at this week’s DP World Tour Championship, the final event on the 2017 European Tour calendar, when he makes his sixth career start at Jumeriah Golf Estate. He gets into that event safely in the top 10 on the rankings on […]

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Kruyswijk’s 66 keeps European Tour hopes alive

He took a while to get into his stride, but a fourth-round 66 on Tuesday saw Jacques Kruyswijk climb into a good position to win his European Tour card in the Final Qualifying Stage of the European Tour Qualifying School being played at Tarragona in Spain. He opened his campaign with a pair of 71s, […]

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