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ODOH AIMS FOR MAIDEN VICTORY ON SUNSHINE TOUR

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Of the five tournaments played on the West Africa Golf Tour this season, Andrew Odoh has won three and came second on two occasions, and now the Nigeria Masters champion is looking for his maiden win on the Sunshine Tour when he tees off at the Lion of Africa Cape Town Open presented by Sun International at Royal Cape Golf ...

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STENSON SEALS RACE TO DUBAI

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Open Champion Henrik Stenson sealed the Race to Dubai title as Englishman Matthew Fitzpatrick won the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai by a stroke. Source – BBC World number four Stenson was 12 under and shared ninth place, regaining the European Tour crown he won in 2013. Fitzpatrick, 22, one behind overnight, birdied the last for a 67 to ...

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PGA OF SA CONCEPT GAINS INTERNATIONA TRACTION

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The PGA of South Africa’s drive and research into better understanding the needs of the South African golfer has become a model that has caught the interest of both the PGAs of America and Great Britain and Ireland. Source – Compleat Golfer Last year, the PGA of South Africa launched its ‘Valuing the PGA Professional’ programme, which is aimed at ...

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SAUROMBE OPTIMISTIC AHEAD OF EQUATORIAL GUINEA GOLF TOURNEY

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SEASONED Zimbabwean professional golfer Robson Saurombe is looking forward to his second appearance at the $150 000 2016 3e Actuaries Open in Equatorial Guinea, saying his debut last year prepared him for the challenge next month. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Saurombe, a teaching professional at Chapman Golf Club, will be joined by three other local golfers — Stephen Ferreira, Tranos Muradzikwa ...

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CROCKER IN LINE FOR WALKER CUP SELECTION

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GOLF prodigy, Sean Crocker is on course to becoming the first ever Zimbabwe-born amateur golfer to represent the United States in the Walker Cup competition after he was included in their 16-man provisional squad for the prestigious competition to be held in September next year. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The Walker Cup is a Ryder Cup-style competition, where the top amateur ...

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THE ICEMAN COMETH

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Henrik Stenson leads the Race to Dubai ahead of the DP World Tour Championship and the ‘Super Swede’ is keen to end 2016 on a high note. Source :Compleat Golfer ‘Winning the BMW, The Open, and playing well in the Olympics. I had a good Ryder Cup as well, and we’re here right in the mix. It’s probably the best ...

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OOSTHUIZEN’S CALIBRE SHOWS IN ROUND THREE

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Saturday at the Nedbank Golf Challenge was tough. The course was set up for risk and reward, with tough pins on the clover-shaped greens of Gary Player Country Club. Source – Compleat Golfer Louis Oosthuizen, while chasing the lead of Jeunghun Wang, gave up two bogeys at the end of his round, but remained three shots back in second place. ...

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VINCENT STARS STRONG IN MANILA

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ZIMBABWEAN golfer Scott Vincent maintained his impressive form on the Asian Tour by posting an opening-round 66 to sit one shot off the lead at the $1 000 000 Resorts World Manila Masters in the Philippines yesterday. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 24-year-old, who is chasing his maiden win on the Asian Tour since turning professional in June last year, got ...

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VINCENT HOPES TO CONTINUE GOOD FORM

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ZIMBABWEAN professional golfer, Scott Vincent will be hoping to build on his recent run of good form on the Asian Tour by winning the $1 million Resorts World Manila Masters which starts tomorrow at the Manila Southwoods Golf and Country Club in the Philippines. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 24-year-old rising star, who recently overtook Brendon de Jonge as the country’s ...

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WILLET BACK TO THE START

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Danny Willett has been struggling with his game since a disappointing Ryder Cup, but he’s back in Sun City this week, where a 2014 victory sparked an incredible surge in his career. Source – Compleat Golfer ‘For this event to fall where it does in the Final Series can be an absolute boost for me,’ he said. ‘I’ve been struggling ...

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