The 2016 SA Senior Open Championship has been completed after three gruelling rounds at the Germiston Golf Club. The tournament was fully supported by Golf RSA & the SAGA.
A star studded field of Senior Professional golfers as well as a number of amateur golfers, over the age of 50 participated in this years tournament. This tournament was open to all male golfers who are 50 years of age or older, either amateurs (who have an official handicap of 4 or better) or professionals. Unfortunately the defending Champion, Steve Williams is away overseas so he will be unable to defend this year.
A pre-tournament Pro-Am took place on Tuesday 29 Nov. The format was a Four Ball Alliance & was great fun.
The results of the team competition:
1 Pro Kevin Smith with Barend Kok, Jacques Kok & Darrell Baillie 108 points
2 Pro Renier de Beer with Percy Olivier, Connie Olivier & Okkie Olivier 103
3 Pro Rocky Tlhabanyane with Tebogo Makume, Phillip Makume & Vincent Manama 102
4 Pro Chris Williams with Mike Clatsworthy, Steve Meyer & Frenchie Plassan 101
5 Pro Steve van Vuuren with Bill Berry, Keith Delport & Kevin Johnson 99
Well done to you all.
The first round of the SA Senior Open was played in blistering heat & the players battled a gusty wind to boot.
Scores were good with the leaders ending the day on 2 under par.
Champion Professional Callie Swart 70, 68 & 71 (-7)
Leading amateur golfer is Ramon Rhame 76, 76 & 76 (228)
For the full result click here