The first round of the Joburg Ladies Open got off to a bright start as golfers from around the world took to the course at Soweto Country Club on Wednesday
Crizelda van Niekerk
Sun International Ladies Challenge champion Ashleigh Buhai earned her second Sunshine Ladies Tour title of the season on Thursday after laying down a flawless final 9, having placed herself within one shot of young pros Bonita Bredenhann and Lejan Lewthwaite.
Ashleigh Buhai and Tandi von Ruben in the chase as Namibian Bonita Bredenhann leads Serengeti golfer Lejan Lewthwaite into the final round of the Sun International Ladies Challenge
Kim Williams proved that class is permanent as she marched to victory in the season-opening SuperSport Ladies Challenge at Huddle Park Golf Club in Linksfield, Johannesburg, on Friday 6 January
Defending champ Bertine Strauss was delighted to top the R200,000 SuperSport Ladies Challenge Day 1 leaderboard with Sunshine Ladies Tour winner Monique Smit
England’s Rebecca Hudson pips home favourites Stacy Bregman and Ashleigh Simon by 1 shot to bag the Chase to the Investec Cup winners’ purse at the Houghton Golf Club on Wednesday
South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace builds up an almost unassailable lead going into the SA Open final round at San Lameer
Ashleigh Simon added her first three professional titles South Africa just in three weeks, her 8-stroke win at the Blue Valley Golf and Country Estate in Midrand on Friday a morale-boosting best before heading off to the USA on Sunday to contest the LPGA Founders Cup.
Top SA amateur Magda Kruger was buoyant after earning a share of the 1st round lead at the Sunshine Ladies Tour’s Sun International Challenge with pro golfer Tandi von Ruben at the Lost City Golf Course on Sunday
Kim Williams kicked off her pro career at the inaugural Chase to the Investec Cup at Houghton Golf Club on Thursday, when she carded a first-round 2-under par 70 to lead Holly Aitchison (ENG); Monique Smit and Caryn Louw by 1 shot