Van Rooyen’s Masters invitation arrives at SA Open

Van Rooyen’s Masters invitation arrives at SA Open Erik van Rooyen was sitting in the players’ area at Randpark Golf Club on the first day of the South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg when his manager, Mitchell, arrived. The manager first handed Van Rooyen’s caddie, a Liverpool fan, a football jersey for […]

Freddie Tait winner Schaper ready to chase more records

Freddie Tait winner Schaper ready to chase more records Jayden Schaper won the Freddie Tait Cup as the leading amateur with his tie for fourth in the 2020 SA Open hosted by the City of Joburg at Randpark Golf Club; credit Ernest Blignault. Jayden Schaper celebrated his Freddie Tait Cup victory with his bag-man and […]

SA golf pays tribute to Denis Hutchinson

SA golf pays tribute to Denis Hutchinson Photo (from left to right): Ivano Ficalbi, Chief Executive of the PGA of South Africa; Grant Hepburn, Chief Executive Officer of GolfRSA and Managing Director of the South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB); Selwyn Nathan, Commissioner of the Sunshine Tour; and Naadir Agherdien, President of the South African […]

A South African Open moment of pure Grace

A South African Open moment of pure Grace Last November, Branden Grace sat in an airport in America and outlined clearly his goals for 2020. At Randpark Golf Club on Sunday, Grace achieved the first of those goals when he won the South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg. Grace produced one of […]

The South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg gives hope to Soweto

The South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg gives hope to Soweto Dr Andrew Mlangeni Dr Andrew Mlangeni remembers the day during the 26 years and four months that he was incarcerated on Robben Island when he found three golf balls that gave him hope. Three golf balls, hidden away in the long […]

Bloem businessman scores big with Seychelles prize

Bloem businessman scores big with Seychelles prize Bloemfontein businessman Ronaldo Scholtz has booked his ticket to the Seychelles thanks to his victory in the National Final of the Vodacom Origins of Golf pro-am series on the Sunshine Tour. Credit: Tyrone Winfield. Bloemfontein businessman Ronaldo Scholtz won the trip of a lifetime to the Seychelles thanks […]

Record crowds for 2019 Nedbank Golf Challenge

Record crowds for 2019 Nedbank Golf Challenge The Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player has reaffirmed its status as one of world golf’s premier sports events as the 2019 edition delivered record attendance figures, sold-out hospitality, an unprecedented fan focus, and an overall product that is constantly evolving in its ability to capture the […]

The Berg heats Up and the golf was Hotter

The Berg heats Up and the golf was Hotter A wonderful group of old friends and new friends joined Tee and Sandwedges and Global Golf at Champagne Sports Resort for our Christmas Champagne Sports Resort Mixed Competition. Champagne Sports Resort was, as normal, fantastic.  The food was unbelievable, the rooms were fabulous and the golf […]

Development golfers and amateurs get a shot at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City

Development golfers and amateurs get a shot at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City Nedbank and Sun International, founding Trustees of The Sports Trust, recently gave Gauteng and North West development golfers an opportunity of a lifetime, to visit and watch their heroes at the Nedbank Golf Challenge (NGC) on Friday, 15 November. These […]

Tours allow pros to wear shorts during Alfred Dunhill Championship

Tours allow pros to wear shorts during Alfred Dunhill Championship The Alfred Dunhill Championship will play its part in a groundbreaking move for professional golf wherein the Sunshine Tour and European Tour have agreed to allow the players competing in this week’s tournament to wear shorts for the duration of the event. The decision was […]