Hammond confident after strong start at Waterkloof

Golf is a demanding sport mentally, and Daniel Hammond says he’s been putting some hard work into that area of his game. Hammond shot seven-under-par 65 in the opening round of the Big Easy The Roar, co-sanctioned by the MENA Tour, on Tuesday at Waterkloof Golf Club, where he made only a single bogey, Hammond […]

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2017 Alfred Dunhill Championship not taking place

It is announced that the 2017 Alfred Dunhill Championship will not be taking place this year. There are planned improvements for Leopard Creek Golf Club later this year, which means that the course will not be ready to host a championship event. Executive Director of the Sunshine Tour, Mr Selwyn Nathan said; “Leopard Creek is […]

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Gary Player Class of 2017 golfers continue to shine

By Michael Vlismas The Sunshine Tour’s Gary Player Class of 2017 continues to impress as South African golf’s groundbreaking development squad for previously disadvantaged professionals, with a record six of its golfers finishing within the top 35 in a recent Sunshine Big Easy Tour event. Omar Sandys and Jacquin Hess (pictured) led the squad’s standout performance at […]

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Bekker looks ahead after debut US Open

When the top three golfers in the world – well, they were the top three last week, at any rate – exit the US Open before the weekend, there is going to be some self-reflection by all players at the highest level. And after promising starts, and with five of the eight South Africans in […]

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Ernie turns back time at US Open

For 16 holes, Ernie Els dialled back the clock during the first round of the US Open at Erin Hills on Thursday. He was four-under-par 20 years after his second US Open win at Congressional, and even the two bogeys he made finishing up could not dampen his enthusiasm. “It’s a shame about the last […]

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Prinsloo wins Joburg City Masters

Jaco Prinsloo carded a four-under-par 68 final round at the Joburg City Masters at Country Club Johannesburg on Thursday, to total 12-under-par and win his first Big Easy Tour event since 2013. “I won a Big Easy event in 2013 or 2014 – I’m not sure – in Kempton Park. It’s been a while since […]

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Oosthuizen ready for US Open challenge

While most of us remember the wayward tee shot that cost Branden Grace a chance of winning the 2015 US Open, we forget that Louis Oosthuizen finished in a share of second behind Jordan Spieth at Chambers Bay. That forgotten runner-up finish showed that he has the game required to take on the challenge that […]

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