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JBE’ QUIETLY CONFIDENT ‘AT HOME ’

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Jbe’ Kruger says knowing Serengeti Golf & Wildlife Estate well will count for nothing if he doesn’t make the decisive putts when the Sun Carnival City Challenge gets underway on Wednesday. The 31-year old enters this event on the back of a solid finish at the Sun City Challenge, the first of the Sun International series of six events, where ...

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BIG EASY TOUR TO GET WORLD RANKING POINT

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At its recent meeting at The 146th Open Championship, the Governing Board of the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) approved the inclusion of the Sunshine Tour Big Easy Tour (BET) into the OWGR System. Source : Sunshine Tour Following the recent announcement that from 2018, the Sunshine Big Easy Tour tournaments will be scheduled over a minimum of 54 holes ...

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ALL ROADS POINT TO McLLROY AT QUAIL HOLLOW

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World No 4, Rory McIlroy, is the Quail Hollow specialist as the PGA Tour site turns into a Major venue for the 99th PGA Championship. Quail Hollow is a familiar setting, hosting the Wachovia Championship and then the Wells Fargo Championship between 2003 and 2016, with a year-long hiatus before Thursday’s opening tee shot at the PGA Championship. Following a ...

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‘BIG EASY’ TEES OFF IN 100th MAJOR

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He played his first major championship in 1989, when he missed the cut in The Open Championship at the age of 19. This week, South Africa’s Hall of Famer Ernie Els tees it up in his 100th major when the PGA Championship gets underway at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina. Source : Sunshine Tour During that 28-year journey, Els ...

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NICK PRICE TO MEET DONALD TRUMP

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ZIMBABWEAN golf legend Nick Price will once again have the honour of meeting another sitting United States president. he is scheduled to meet with Donald Trump ahead of this year’s edition of the biennial Presidents Cup competition. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Former United States president George Bush poses with US team captain Jay Haas (right) and international team captain Nick Price ...

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GARCIA, KOEPKA JOIN SPIETH AT AT PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

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Sergio Garcia and Brooks Koepka will join Jordan Spieth for the first two rounds of the 99th PGA Championship at Quail Hollow as Spieth goes in search of a career grand slam. Source:Compleat Golfer Only Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan, Gene Sarazen and Gary Player have won all four Majors, with Spieth, who won this year’s Open, now attempting ...

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WALKER LEADS BY TWO AT FIRESTONE, RORY LURKS

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Jimmy Walker fired a 65 to lead the way on a weather-affected second day of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, but had Thomas Pieters and Rory McIlroy breathing down his neck at Firestone Country Club. Source : Compleat Golfer After a 45-minute delay at the start of the day due to the threat of lightning, two further suspensions saw four hours and ...

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NICK PRICE EXPECTS TO SEE SUB 60 ROUND IN A MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP

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FORMER world No 1 Nick Price believes it’s only a matter of time before somebody shoots a sub-60 round in a major championship.By Own Correspondent The three-time major champion held the previous joint-low round of 63, which he posted in the third round of the 1986 Masters on his way to a tied-fifth finish. Branden Grace broke the record at ...

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SAFFERS START SLOWLY AT WGC-BRIDGESTONE

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Charl Schwartzel is the leading South African after round one of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio, writes WADE PRETORIUS. Schwartzel is currently T22 after his level-par 70, despite two bogeys in his final three holes on Thursday and leads the four South Africans, who all struggled during the morning session in Akron. The driver was misbehaving for the former Masters ...

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BURMESTER’S 67 AT SUNCITY A “SOLID RECCE ROUND”

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After he opened with a seven-over-par 79 in the first round of the 54-hole R750,000 Sun City Challenge at Gary Player Country Club, Dean Burmester had quite a bit of work to do to make the cut. Source : Sunshine Tour And he got it done: He carded the best score of the second round when he signed for a ...

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