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ZIM’S BURMESTER LOSES ON EXTRA HOLE…VINCENT THREE SHOTS BACK

2015 Golden Pilsner Zimbabwe Open: Day 4

Jaco van Zyl won his third title in the event when he took the Eye of Africa PGA Championship on the first extra hole of a play-off on Sunday after finishing regulation play level on 20-under-par with Dean Burmester. After Burmester hit his approach on the 18th on the Eye of Africa Golf Estate in the play-off into a greenside ...

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ZIM FEMALE GOLFERS SET FOR ALL-AFRICA CHALLENGE TROPHY DEBUT

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CHAPMAN Golf Club female junior golfer Emily Jones will make her debut for the Zimbabwe ladies team when she lines up in the prestigious All-Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) alongside fellow junior Danielle Bekker and seasoned female golfer Batsirai Tilowakuti in Tunisia this April. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 14th edition of the biennial continental ladies’ golf championship will take place at ...

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WOODS INJURY SETBACK REPORTS ABSOLUTELY FALSE

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Tiger Woods’ agent has dismissed reports the 14-time major winner has suffered a setback on his comeback from injury as “absolutely false”. Mark Steinberg was responding to social media comments claiming Woods’ condition had worsened on his return from a third back operation. In December, Woods, 40, said he had “nothing to look forward to” in his recovery and admitted ...

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ZIMBABWE’S BURMESTER CLEANS UP SUNSHINE TOUR AWARDS

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Mutare born Dean Burmester walked away with the lion’s share of the awards last night in the Sunshine Tour Players Awards as he pocketed four of the seven honours up for grabs. The 27-year-old from Bloemfontein won four tournaments on the Sunshine Tour during the 2015 season, and he added to his celebrations at the awards evening with the news ...

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ZIM GOLFERS MISS CUT

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HARARE – Zimbabwean golfers Ryan Cairns, Mark Williams, Scott Vincent and Mohammed Mandhu all missed the cut at the Sunshine Tour’s Dimension Data Pro-Am in George, South Africa at the weekend. Cairns had started the tournament in fine form after carding a five-under 67 in the opening round on Thursday. He however, followed up with disappointing second and third rounds ...

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VINCENT SHINES IN BANGLADESH

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HARARE – Zimbabwe’s top amateur golfers had a nightmarish outing at the inaugural African Amateur Stroke Play Championship in South Africa but in Asia it was a different story for rising golf sensation Scott Vincent. By FARAYI MACHAMIRE   Chasing his maiden Asian Tour win, Vincent shot a total 275 to close on a five-way tie at number seven following an ...

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CHARL CRUISES TO VALENTINE’S DAY TSHWANE WIN

2016 Tshwane Open: Day 4

It was a sweetheart of a putting display for Charl Schwartzel on Valentine’s Day on Sunday as he cruised to a comfortable eight-stroke victory in the Tshwane Open at Pretoria Country Club. He carded a final-round seven-under-par 63 for a tournament total of 16-under-par, which put Dane Jeff Winther a long way back in second place on eight-under, and South ...

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ONE-ARMED SCHUHKNECHT PLAYS IN TSHWANE OPEN – AM

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Richard Schuhknecht  is a right-hander who lost the whole of his right arm at age 14 when he misjudged a dive off a roof into a swimming pool and collided with 11,000 volts of powerlines and was electrocuted. That meant no more rugby and he taught himself to play golf. His strength playing with just one arm is astonishing, and ...

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FLAWLESS VINCENT ON THE BRINK OF HISTORY

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RISING star Scott Vincent is on the threshold of making history as the first Zimbabwean golfer to win on the Asian Development Tour after firing an eight-under-par third round of 63 at the PGM UMW Championship in Selangor, Malaysia, yesterday.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Vincent’s bogey-free round, which included nine birdies, left the Chapman Golf Club prodigy on 11-under for the tournament ...

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MCLLROY ‘WOULD STILL LOVE” MAJOR DUEL WITH WOODS

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TIGER Woods’ indefinite injury absence now stretches into its sixth month, but that hasn’t kept Rory McIlroy from dreaming of a possible major showdown between the formerly top-ranked players. Speaking in advance of his title defense at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, McIlroy made it clear that he still would like a chance to take on Woods with one of ...

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