Bogey-free Nel rises to head Humewood leaderboard

His six-under-par 66 on Thursday at Humewood Golf Club was confirmation for Colin Nel that a run of poor form seems to have ended, as well as good enough to take the lead after 36 holes of the Sun Boardwalk Challenge. The 33-year-old Maritzburg Golf Club professional was flawless on a breezy day – less […]

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Ryan feels fully engaged after Humewood 65

When a player goes two-over-par in the opening round, and seven-under in the second, you have to figure there’s something going on. And for Tyrone Ryan playing in the R750,000 Sun Boardwalk Challenge, that was the case after he carded a seven-under 65 to climb into an early share of fourth at five-under after 36 […]

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Mouton caps debut round at Humewood with lead

If you see Jaco Mouton wearing the same cap he wore during the first round of the R750,000 Sun Boardwalk Challenge on Wednesday, it will be because his four-under-par 68 exceeded even his own expectations. It gave him a share of the first-round lead at a windswept Humewood Golf Club with Colin Nel on a […]

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Burmester looking forward to stern test in Holland

He looked poised for a possible second European Tour win in the first three rounds of the Omega European Masters last week, but it was not to be as the wheels on Dean Burmester’s wagon to victory fell off in the final round in Switzerland. Rounds of 70, 64 and 68 took the Tshwane Open […]

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Sun Boardwalk Challenge: Three to watch

This week the Sunshine Tour returns to Humewood Golf Club in the windy Port Elizabeth for this season’s Sun Boardwalk Challenge to be held from 13 to 15 September. The form player: It is difficult to look beyond Jared Harvey when looking for a player who is on form going into this week. He has […]

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De Smidt’s putting crucial in Boardwalk defence

Ruan de Smidt goes into the defence of his Sun Boardwalk Challenge title at Humewood Golf Club this week hoping his putting has turned a corner. The R750,000 54-hole tournament gets underway on Wednesday, and De Smidt will have memories of his putting making it difficult for him to hold off a charging Tyrone Ferreira […]

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New and improved Coetzee to play in Mauritius

By Michael Vlismas South Africa’s George Coetzee has begun his return to the European Tour and he does so fitter, stronger and with a few changes to his golf swing as he works towards what he hopes will be a strong finish to the year. After an eight-week layoff, Coetzee teed it up in Switzerland’s […]

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