The first round of the first edition of the 2020 Fidelity Pro-Am’s, took place on the 16th March 2020 at the Country Club Johannesburg. The second & final round takes place on Tuesday 17th March.
Day 1 Pro-Am: The weather was great, the course was in superb condition & the scores showed how well the Professionals played. Leading a super strong field is Kevin Stone on 68 followed by Callie Swart & Chris Williams on 69. On a score of 70 are Gerhard Scheepers & Henry Roodt. Next best is Matt Mattysen & Nei Cheetham both on 71 with Bobby Lincoln, Theo Dauwa, Mark Bright, Brendan Tiernan & Langley Perrins on level par 72.
Day 2, final round: Kevin Stone came out firing and pulled away from his fellow Professionals. At the turn Kevin was 4 under par to record a superb 32 on the nine. He then birdied the 11th, 12th & all the holes from the 14th – 18th. Kevin copmpleted a great round on a low score of 61. This score will stand as the lowest tournament round for some time to come. Congratulations Kevin Stone on winning the tournament on a total of 129 (15 under par). Next best was Callie Swart on 5 under par, ten shots back. . Full results are below.
For the full entry list, as at 4th March), click HERE:
A Pre-Qualifying round will be held at the Country Club Johannesburg on the 12th March.
Those players on the entry list, (from 50-70), are required to attend the Pre-Q.
The revised draw for the Pre-Q is available HERE:
Result of the Pre-Q is available HERE:
A total of 16 players attended the Pre-Q for the 7 spots available & all entrants who missed the cut for the Pre-Q spots, will still be able to play on the Pro-Am day (16th March) with their partners, for Team prizes.
However, only the exempt players & qualifyers, will be elligible to play for a share of the prize fund.
There will be a cut to the top 25 & those players, within 4 strokes of the 25th position, after round 1.
The draw for Monday’s Pro-Am is available HERE:
Information & results are available below:
Players information sheet is available HERE:
Professional Categories & Ranking is available HERE:
Prize fund breakdown click HERE:
Results : Teams & Professionals will be available during the tournament.