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July 12, 2019

Solid Scottish start for Aiken as The Open looms

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Thomas Aiken shrugged off ‘months of rust’ following four months of zero competitive golf to produce a seven-under-par 64 opening round of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open as he tries to punch his way into the 149th Open Championship at Royal Portrush. Teeing off the 10th, Aiken’s back-to-back pars seemed to be nothing but […]

July 11, 2019

Redman: Keep going in talent-filled environment is the goal

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We are only midway through the year and in an impressive display of depth and talent, the Sunshine Tour has already crowned four first-time winners with Jake Redman also taking to the winner’s circle for the first time in nearly 10 years as a pro. His breakthrough win came from the third event of the […]

July 10, 2019

Defending champ Stone relishing return to Scotland

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From the European Tour Brandon Stone has targeted a return to form as he bids to become the first player to successfully defend the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club. Stone shot a remarkable round of 60 to break the course record at Gullane Golf Club on the final day last year […]

July 9, 2019

Dreyer confident after slow start to rookie year

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Despite not converting what was a positive start to his rookie season, Juran Dreyer is still aiming for a spot in the top 50 of the Sunshine Tour Order of Merit by the end of the season. He knows that has hard work lying ahead of him. The 24-year-old player made the cut in his […]

July 8, 2019

Van der Merwe welcomes ‘big-hitter’ label

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Peetie van der Merwe has been on Tour for no longer than six months but has quickly developed a reputation as one of the longest hitters, a label he is happy to take in his rookie season as a professional. He was turning heads even in the Big Easy IGT Challenge with his ability to […]

June 30, 2019

Thimba claims the Blue Jacket in Nairobi

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Toto Thimba told the media in Nairobi on Friday that he was going to win the KCB Karen Masters by 10 shots, and on Sunday, he shot a final-round 65 to total 26-under-par 262 to claim his maiden Sunshine Tour victory, albeit by three shots at Karen Country Club. He went into the final round […]

June 29, 2019

Ferreira hangs on as Thimba charges through in Nairobi

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Stephen Ferreira’s domination of the KCB Karen Masters continued on day three of the tournament where he signed for a 68 to stay perched at the top of the leaderboard, albeit with a slender lead, on 20-under-par going into the final round at Karen Country Club. In a fashion similar to the previous two rounds […]