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ZIM’S BURMESTER BEAMING AFTER PUTTS DROP

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Tshwane Open winner Dean Burmester put himself in contention with a 65 on Saturday at the DP World Championship and wants more of the same as he lines up against some of the best in the world. Compleat Golfer ‘I’ve gotten off to a hot start pretty much every day, I like those first four holes. It was just nice ...

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FITZPATRICK ON TRACK, FLEETWOOD BACK ON TOP

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Defending champion Matthew Fitzpatrick opened up a one-shot lead on day two of the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, as the battle to win the Race to Dubai title intensified at Jumeirah Golf Estates. Compleat Golfer A brilliant birdie on the last handed Fitzpatrick a second consecutive 67 and a ten-under-par total, with Justin Rose looking to be one shot back and ...

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HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THE NGC?

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This week sees the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City. Here are 12 tough questions to get you ready … Compleat Golfer In South African sport, the NGC has become an institution. It’s part of the family, as they say, woven into the fabric of the country’s sport, as are the Comrades Marathon, the July Handicap, the Currie Cup final ...

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LAST GASP EAGLE GETS WALTERS EUROPEAN TOUR CARD

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 03: 	Justin Walters during Day 2 of the Tshwane Open at Pretoria Country Club on March 03, 2017 in Pretoria, South Africa. EDITOR'S NOTE: For free editorial use. Not available for sale. No commercial usage. (Photo by Luke Walker/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images)

Justin Walters regained his European Tour card on Thursday at the last possible moment as he eagled the final hole of the Final Qualifying Stage which was played in Spain. Sunshine Tour Walters joined compatriots Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Jacques Kruyswijk as South African representatives amongst the 33 players who gained playing privileges for the 2018 European Tour season. Walters was ...

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THE WORLD’S INSATIABLE APPETITE FOR POSITIVE TIGER WOODS NEWS

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On Tuesday I attended a Cobra/Puma media event at which Cobra introduced its new line of clubs. Rickie Fowler and Bryson DeChambeau were there, too, hitting a series of shots and taking questions in an open-forum Q&A. By Dylan Dethier After their demo, I got a couple minutes of one-on-one time with each of them. By the time I got ...

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FEARLESS HIGGO SEALS BOBBY LOCKE VICTORY

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South Africa’s top-ranked Garrick Higgo overcame a strong challenge from Andre van Heerden to clinch victory in The Bobby Locke on Wednesday, thanks in no small part to a grand-stand finish in the final round at Parkview Golf Club. Compleat Golfer Tied for the lead through 14 holes, the 17-year-old Boland junior rose to the occasion and produced a sensational ...

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ROSE GRABS RTD INITIATIVE

Rose moved ahead of Fleetwood on Thursday

Patrick Reed fired a bogey-free 65 to take a one-shot lead on the first day of the DP World Tour Championship as Justin Rose snatched the initiative in the Race to Dubai. Europe’s No 1 will be crowned at the end of the eighth Rolex Series event, and Rose entered the week trailing Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex leader ...

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GPI FIELD BOOSTED BY SUNSHINE TOUR QUARTET

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 12: Lindani Ndwandwe during day 1 of the 2015 Tshwane Open at Pretoria Country Club on March 12, 2015 in PRETORIA, South Africa. (EDITORS NOTE: For free editorial use. Not available for sale. No commercial usage.) (Photo by Petri Oeschger/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images)

Gary Player’s passion for developing South African golf talent has seen the Black Knight invite four Sunshine Tour professionals to play in the pro-am of his Gary Player Invitational tournament presented by Coca-Cola. Of these Tour invitees, two are part of the country’s new professional development squad. Compleat Golfer Lindani Ndwandwe, Makhetha Mazibuko, Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Louis de Jager will ...

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STRONG SA CHALLENGE IN DUBAI

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Freshly-crowned Nedbank Golf Challenge champion Branden Grace will lead a seven-man South African challenge at this week’s DP World Tour Championship, the final event on the 2017 European Tour calendar, when he makes his sixth career start at Jumeriah Golf Estate. Sunshine Tour He gets into that event safely in the top 10 on the rankings on the Race to ...

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GRACE RAISES HIS STOCK WITH NEDBANK WIN

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Branden Grace’s historic victory at this year’s Nedbank Golf Challenge not only meant putting to an end a mean streak of foreign players’ domination in this event, it also raised his stock significantly – it being a Rolex Series event – ahead of the final event on the European Tour schedule, the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Sunshine Tour ...

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