Although the Senior Open Amateur Championship ended in a downpour of heavy rain and hailstones, South Africa’s Jock Wellington manage to grind out a final round 77 to claim a top 40 finish at Royal Aberdeen on Sunday.
One of senior golf’s most prestigious championships, the 45thedition of the Senior Open Amateur drew a strong field and 62-year-old Wellington from Kyalami Country Club was one of four top South African senior amateurs among the 144 golfers who competed in Scotland.Read the full article...
South Africa’s leading senior amateur Francois le Roux has dominated the national senior scene this season, but lifting the Western Province’s Westlake Senior title on Thursday rated right up there with the 53-year-old’s goals for this year.
More importantly, the victory padded his confidence in a season that has seen him rule the national rankings.Read the full article...
Norman Phillips wore the bridesmaid tag three times in the last month, but the 53-year-old East London golfer finally got the monkey off his back when he marched to his first provincial Senior Amateur victory in the Jacobsen’s Eastern Cape Senior Championship on Sunday.
Phillips carded rounds of 73 and 69 at the par-71 St Francis Bay Golf Club to beat De Zalze’s Francois le Roux by one stroke on a winning total of even-par 142.Read the full article...
The South African Golf Association and Womens Golf South Africa have joined forces to form GolfRSA, a new unified company that will professionally administer the commercial interests and golf operations of amateur golf in South Africa.
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