Van der Berg to the fore at Els Club Copperleaf

(PHOTO – Tokkie van den Berg; credit CJ du Plooy) PRETORIA, 19 February 2018 – Tokkie van den Berg carded a scorching seven-under-par 65 to take the first round lead at The Els Club Copperleaf on Monday and the Pretoria professional will be looking to targeting a maiden IGT Challenge Tour win in the penultimate […]

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Geerts claims maiden IGT title at Killarney

(PHOTO – Philip Geerts with CEO Killarney Neilen Tolmay; credit CJ du Plooy) Lali Stander JOHANNESBURG, 14 February 2018 – Italian Philip Geerts claimed a maiden IGT Challenge Tour victory in the 15th Race to Q-School on a thrilling final day, during which Roberto Lupini, Kyle Lucas and amateur Ruhan van Dijk all made charges […]

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Lucas edges clear of pack at Killarney

(PHOTO – Kyle Lucas; credit CJ du Plooy) Lali Stander JOHANNESBURG, 13 February 2018 – Kyle Lucas will carry a one-stroke lead into the final round at Killarney Country Club as he goes in search of a first IGT Challenge Tour title in the 15th event of the Race to Q-School Series. Rounds of 66 […]

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Lupini, Van Dijk shares Killarney lead

(PHOTO – Ruhan van Dijk; credit CJ du Plooy) Lali Stander JOHANNESBURG, 12 February 2018 – Roberto Lupini set the early benchmark at seven-under-par 65, but the former Sunshine Tour campaigner shares the first round lead with Kempton Park amateur Ruhan van Dijk, who matched his target in the 15th event of the IGT Challenge […]

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Follett-Smith pulverises State Mines competition

(PHOTO – Ben Follett-Smith; credit CJ du Plooy) Lali Stander BRAKPAN, 7 February 2018 – Ben Follett-Smith sealed a dominant wire-to-wire victory in the 15th event of the Race to Q-School Series, sealing his maiden IGT Challenge Tour title in Brakpan on Wednesday. A final round six-under-par 66 at State Mines Country Club saw the […]

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Van den Berg joins two-way tie at State Mines

Lali Stander BRAKPAN, 6 February 2018 – Tokkie van den Berg boosted his Race to Q-School campaign with a stunning eight-under-par 64 in the second round lead in the 15th event in the IGT Challenge Tour qualifying school prep-series on Tuesday. The 27-year-old Pretoria golfer fired nine birdies over the testing layout at State Mines […]

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Follett-Smith seizes State Mines lead

(PHOTO – Ben Follett-Smith; credit CJ du Plooy) Lali Stander BRAKPAN, 5 February 2018 – He has only been in the pro ranks for four months, but it didn’t take Ben Follett-Smith long to make his mark in his native Zimbabwe and in the Ivory Coast. Now the 23-year-old is chasing success in South Africa. […]

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