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Winner’s Bag: Thirston Lawrence – Joburg Open

Winner’s Bag: Thirston Lawrence – Joburg Open

To allow European players the chance to return home after the emergence of a new COVID variant and due to weather, the Joburg Open was reduced to 36 holes. Here is what the first time DP World Tour winner, Thriston Lawrence, had in his bag. 28 Nov 2021
Lawrence claims COVID shortened Joburg Open

Lawrence claims COVID shortened Joburg Open

South African golfer Thriston Lawrence has won the Joburg Open after the third round was abandoned because of bad weather, leaving the result to be called after just 36 holes of the inaugural event on the newly-rebranded DP World Tour. 28 Nov 2021
The Preview: Joburg Open

The Preview: Joburg Open

There’s nothing resembling an off season for the newly named DP World Tour with last week’s grand finale in Dubai already all but a distant memory. 23 Nov 2021
Roussel and Meronk share Dunhill lead

Roussel and Meronk share Dunhill lead

France's Robin Roussel heaped praised on his local caddie after claiming a share of the lead on day one of the Alfred Dunhill Championship. 27 Nov 2020
The Preview: Alfred Dunhill Championship

The Preview: Alfred Dunhill Championship

The European Tour takes centre stage this week, as the American Tours break for Thanksgiving. Here’s everything you need to know about the Alfred Dunhill Championship from the stunning Leopard Creek Country Club in South Africa. 25 Nov 2020
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

Only one event for our so-called experts to try and pick another winner this week. Here's who they like at the Alfred Dunhill Championship held at the picturesque Leopard Creek in South Africa. 24 Nov 2020
401-metre drive by Nienaber at Joburg Open

401-metre drive by Nienaber at Joburg Open

South Africa's Wilco Nienaber powered his way into a share of the lead with the aid of a 401-metre drive on day one of the Joburg Open. 20 Nov 2020
Huggan: “This is a lad who has never forgotten where he came from”

Huggan: “This is a lad who has never forgotten where he came from”

As was clear for all to see in the immediate aftermath of his victory at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa last November, Tommy Fleetwood is an emotional wee soul. Almost two years had passed since his previous win in Abu Dhabi – a near-eternity for one of golf’s top-10 players – and he was, at least briefly, quite overcome by it all. 25 Feb 2020
Shorts break as European Tour begins again

Shorts break as European Tour begins again

Four days after one season ended, the next will get under way on Thursday with the European Tour breaking new ground in South Africa. 28 Nov 2019
European Tour: Scrivener fifth at Sun City

European Tour: Scrivener fifth at Sun City

West Australian Jason Scrivener has kept himself in touch with the early frontrunners after the opening day of the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa. 9 Nov 2018
Out of Africa

Out of Africa

South Africa is synonymous with safaris, but it’s just one of a myriad of ways to immerse yourself in the place. If you are fortunate to visit the rainbow nation, don’t forget your golf clubs. 7 Apr 2015