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BEKKER IN FORM OF HIS LIFE AHEAD OF US OPEN

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Oliver Bekker is in the form of his life – and that may just be exactly what he needs as he tees off tomorrow in the US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. Source : Sunshine Tour His form has got a lot to do with his attitude to the game: Recently married, and riding the wave of a resurgence ...

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TOUGHEST TEST YET FOR STONE IN DEBUT U.S. Open

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Brandon Stone’s ascendance in the golfing circles has been something to marvel at back in South Africa, yet this week he faces the biggest and most rewarding challenge of his young career as he makes his debut at the 117th U.S Open at Erin Hills, Wisconsin on Thursday. Facing off against one of the most – if not the most – ...

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US LEADS, ZIMBABWE SIT ON LAST POSITION AFTER FIRST ROUND OF 2017 TOYOTA JUNIOR GOLF WORLD CUP

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TOYOTA CITY, Japan – The United States used three subpar rounds to card an opening-round 6-under 207 and take a four-stroke lead over host Japan and Thailand (-2) after the first day of the 2017 TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup Supported by JAL in Toyota City, Aichi-Prefecture, Japan.  France sits in fourth at minus-1, one stroke ahead of European counterpart Denmark (E).  South ...

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FRITELLI TAKES EUROPEAN TOUR TITLE IN AUSTRIA

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South African Dylan Frittelli claimed his maiden European Tour title after producing a final-round 67 at the Lyoness Open powered by ORGANIC+. From The European Tour The Challenge Tour graduate carded six birdies and a single bogey on Sunday to get to 12 under par and finish one shot clear of nearest challengers Mikko Korhonen, David Horsey and Jbe Kruger. Austria ...

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FAST SCHWARTZEL FINISH JUST MISSES ON PGA TOUR

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Daniel Berger put together a stellar day on a firm, fast, challenging course at TPC Southwind, shooting a four-under 66 to erase a three-shot deficit and beat South African Charl Schwartzel and South Korean Whee Kim by one stroke in the FedEx St Jude Classic. Source – Sunshine Tour Schwartzel shot a 66 and Kim shot a 67 to finish ...

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ZIM LADY GOLFERS EYE GILBERSON AND PAGE TROPHY

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TOP female golfer Batsirai Tilowakuti says the national ladies golf team has a very good chance of winning this year’s edition of the biannual Gilberson and Page Trophy competition which tees off today at Lusaka Golf Club in Zambia. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The in-form 25-year-old Borrowdale Brooke Golf Club’s ladies champion, who is currently playing off a low handicap of ...

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THE HERITAGE SCHOOL GOLF ACADEMY COMES OF AGE

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THE Heritage School golf programme which was set up three years ago in an effort to create a platform for the next generation of top golfers is already proving to be a success. a number of its players have already gone to represent the country at various international competitions. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The brainchild of the school’s directors, Tom Austin ...

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JOHNSON READY FOR MONSTER COURSE

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Dustin Johnson says he is looking forward to facing the longest course in major championship history. source skysports World No 1 Dustin Johnson is preparing for a battle of the big-hitters as he defends his US Open title next week on what is set to be the longest course in major championship history. Johnson, who clinched his first major victory ...

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GOOD US OPEN PREP FOR CHARL IN NEW ORLEANS

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Charl Schwartzel continued his run-up to the US Open next week with an opening five-under-par 65 on Thursday in the FedEx St Jude Classic in New Orleans on the PGA Tour. Source :Sunshine Tour That left him one off the pace after the first round, and made up for a disappointing finish to last week’s Memorial Tournament, when a four-over-par ...

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ALLARD CLINCHES MAT AMATEUR GOLF TITLE

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BULAWAYO amateur, golfer Jack Allard underlined his rising star status when he captured the Matabeleland Amateur Championship in tough playing conditions at Elephant Hills Golf Course in Victoria Falls over the weekend. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Picking up where he left off after a second place finish at the Roland Park Open recently, the 21-year-old, US-based former Zimbabwe junior golf team ...

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