Top-five results at Big Easy Wingate and at Big Easy Royal Johannesburg & Kensington, have given Smith the opportunity to take a real crack at the Big Easy Tour Championship, which plays out at Ebotse Golf Estate from the 23rd of October.
The 35-year-old has campaigned on the Sunshine Tour since picked up a share of 26th at the Platinum Classic in September and is peaking at the right time.
His Big Easy season has been solid, with seven top-20s and only one finish outside the money. He’s shot one round of par or better in every Big Easy tournament this year and has the kind of record that guarantees his place among on the Tour Championship contenders.
NAME: Beyers Smith
DATE OF BIRTH: 20 September 1978
LOW ROUND SCORE: 66
BIG EASY RANK: 14