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ZIM’S WILLIAMS’ DETERMINATION FACING ST FRANCIS TEST

2017 Sun Boardwalk Challenge: Day 2

Mark Williams is defending champion in the Vodacom Origins of Golf event at St Francis Links which gets underway on Thursday, and he brings good form as well as good memories into the tournament. Source : Sunshine Tour He finished in a share of 10th in last week’s Sunshine Tour event played at Port Elizabeth’s Humewood Golf Club, and that ...

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OOSTHUISEN TO PLAY TRI-SANCTIONED JOBURG OPEN

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The Joburg Open will make history as it becomes the first tri-sanctioned golf tournament on South African soil, and it also features a new date and venue on the Sunshine Tour this year. Source : Compleat Golfer At the launch of the R16.5-million tournament at Soweto Country Club on Wednesday, Sunshine Tour executive director, Selwyn Nathan, announced that the Joburg ...

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JOBURG OPEN MAKES HISTORY WITH TRI-SANCTIONED STATUS

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The Joburg Open will make history as it becomes the first tri-sanctioned golf tournament on South African soil, and it also features a new date and venue on the Sunshine Tour this year. At the launch of the R16.5 million (approximately US$1.2 million) tournament at Soweto Country Club on Wednesday, Sunshine Tour Executive Director Selwyn Nathan announced that the Joburg ...

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VOG ST FRANCIS : THREE TO WATCH

2016 Vodacom Origins Final: Day 3

The Sunshine Tour goes to St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape this week for this season’s Vodacom Origins of Golf tournament to be held at St Francis Links from 21 to 23 September. While last year’s event was the final tournament in this six-tournament series, this week’s event is the penultimate stop in a series that’s become the backbone ...

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LEISHMAN LEADS, DAY AND FOWLER GIVE CHASE

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Marc Leishman Leishman continues to impress. He produced a 7-under 64 to open a three-shot lead over Jason Day and Rickie Fowler going into the weekend at the BMW Championship. ‘I really took that as a challenge today, to not take it for granted that you’re just going to make birdies,’ Leishman said. ‘You still have to earn every birdie. ...

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MAIDEN WIN FOR RYAN AS DAD’S ADVICE IGNORED

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His father told him not to push for the win in the final round of the R750,000 Sun Boardwalk Challenge on Friday, but Tyrone Ryan ignored the advice as he charged his way to a maiden Sunshine Tour victory at Humewood Golf Club.- SOURCE : SUNSHINE TOUR He fired a flawless final round of six-under-par 66 in testing windy conditions ...

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LOUIS, CHARL FACE FEDEX CUP MOUNTAIN

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Louis Oosthuizen Oosthuizen is in danger of missing the Tour Championship. Source : Compleat Golfer Louis Oosthuizen will need a dramatic turnaround on Friday if he is to progress to the Tour Championship at East Lake. Oosthuizen dropped out of the top 30 after a birdie-less 77 on Thursday at the BMW Championship at Conway Farms. The 34-year-old South African ...

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ZIM’S BURMESTER LOOKING FORWARD TO STERN TES IN HOLLAND

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He looked poised for a possible second European Tour win in the first three rounds of the Omega European Masters last week, but it was not to be as the wheels on Dean Burmester’s wagon to victory fell off in the final round in Switzerland. Source : Sunshine Tour Rounds of 70, 64 and 68 took the Tshwane Open champion ...

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RYAN FEELS FULLY ENGAGED AFTER HUMEWOOD 65

2017 Sun Wild Coast Sun Challenge: Day 1

When a player goes two-over-par in the opening round, and seven-under in the second, you have to figure there’s something going on. And for Tyrone Ryan playing in the R750,000 Sun Boardwalk Challenge, that was the case after he carded a seven-under 65 to climb into an early share of fourth at five-under after 36 holes, five shots back of ...

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SUN BOARDWALK CHALLENGE : THREE TO WATCH

2017 Sun Fish River Challenge: Day 3

This week the Sunshine Tour returns to Humewood Golf Club in the windy Port Elizabeth for this season’s Sun Boardwalk Challenge to be held from 13 to 15 September. The form player: It is difficult to look beyond Jared Harvey when looking for a player who is on form going into this week. He has not missed a single cut ...

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