St Francis victory gives Doug second win of season

Doug McGuigan may have to rethink the order he placed for a new putter after he fired a final round six-under-par 66 on Saturday to win the Vodacom Origins of Golf event at St Francis Links. Even with a bogey and a double-bogey on his card, his 13-under-par total for the 54-hole event was enough […]

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Wallie’s windy 2-iron grabs St Francis lead

How strong was the wind in the second round on Friday at St Francis Links in the second round of the Vodacom Origins of Golf tournament? Well, leader Wallie Coetsee had to take two-iron from 156 metres on 18. That set him for a third consecutive birdie to conclude his round of five-under-par 67, which […]

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Coetzee, Luiten lead the field in Portugal

From The European Tour Joost Luiten and George Coetzee will take a share of the lead into the second round of the Portugal Masters after firing seven under par rounds of 64 on day one at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course. Luiten set the target in the morning and was then caught by Coetzee with […]

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Early bird Surry leads at St Francis Links

England’s Steve Surry got a little carried away with his birdie putt on the final hole in the first round on Thursday of the Vodacom Origins of Golf event at St Francis Links, but he still carded an eight-under-par 64 to lead. He made 10 birdies and two bogeys to take a one-stroke edge into […]

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Ritchie shoots 66 in ‘rewarding’ St Francis opener

JC Ritchie lived up to his billing as a dark horse in the Vodacom Origins of Golf event at St Francis Links as he closed with six consecutive birdies in an opening round of six-under-par 66 on Thursday to be just two off the early pace. After starting his round without any fireworks – he […]

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Kruyswijk seeks Challenge Tour charge in Kazakhstan

From The European Tour/Challenge Tour Jacques Kruyswijk is aiming to make an end-of-season surge on the European Challenge Tour – starting at this week’s Kazakhstan Open. History has shown how important the Almaty event has been, with all of the 12 previous Kazakhstan Open champions going on to earn European Tour cards at the end […]

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Williams’ determination facing St Francis test

Mark Williams is defending champion in the Vodacom Origins of Golf event at St Francis Links which gets underway on Thursday, and he brings good form as well as good memories into the tournament. He finished in a share of 10th in last week’s Sunshine Tour event played at Port Elizabeth’s Humewood Golf Club, and […]

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