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On target: accurate drivers so far

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On target: accurate drivers so far While it isn’t the only requirement for good scores in any round of golf, accuracy off the tee, however, is certainly a major aspect of one’s game which should always be on point. While member of the Gary Player Class, Yubin Jung, is perched at the summit of the […]

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Redman breaks title duck with Swazi victory

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It took Jake Redman nearly 10 years to get his maiden Sunshine Tour victory, and he pulled it off in a thriller with a one-stroke win on Sunday in the Lombard Insurance Classic at Royal Swazi Spa Country Club. He carded a final round of five-under-par 67, with a nervy closing nine which included his […]

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Redman’s 64 moves him into Lombard lead

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He has only had three top-10 finishes in the last three-and-a-half years, but Jake Redman took a two-stroke lead after the second round on Saturday of the 54-hole Lombard Insurance Classic at the Royal Swazi Spa Country Club. He carded eight-under-par 64 to move to 15-under-par ahead of the final round, giving him a two-shot […]

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Lawrence’s best is good for Lombard lead

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It was his best round on the Sunshine Tour, and Thriston Lawrence’s nine-under-par 63 on Friday was good enough to give him a share of the first-round lead of the 54-hole Lombard Insurance Classic at the Royal Swazi Spa Country Club. He made five birdies in a row on his homeward nine after starting his […]

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South Africans under the radar in PGA Championship

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He won it twice and was runner-up twice, and, so far, Gary Player is the only South African to have won what used to be the final major championship of the season – the PGA Championship. It was nicknamed ‘Glory’s Last Shot’, but for the eight South Africans in the field, it’s a chance now […]

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Lombard Insurance Classic: What’s what

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The Sunshine Tour stages the Lombard Insurance Classic for the 13th time at the Royal Swazi Spa Country Club starting from Friday May 17 to Sunday May 19. It boasts a prize fund of R1-million. The tournament was established in 2007. Merrick Bremner (pictured) is the only player to win the event three times – […]

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Roos looks ahead to Lombard without Harding

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Jake Roos was defeated by Justin Harding in a play-off at last year’s Lombard Insurance Classic, but he is happy that his loss opened doors for Harding who went all the way to the world’s top 50 after excelling in Asia and Europe – and the Masters. “If you look holistically at it now, I […]

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