We’re ready for the Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on November 10th, 2011

In less than 20 days, eight of the world’s top senior professionals will contest the 2011 Nedbank Senior Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club in Sun City from 1 December – 4 December.  We decided to chat to Antonie Els, Golf Director at Sun City about the Final Round that took place earlier … Read more »

Kim Kyung-Tae | Player Profile | Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 28th, 2011

Asian golf has delivered its next major star in Kim Kyung-Tae.  The South Korean golfer has been a revelation on the Japan Tour since he turned professional in late 2006 after winning the Korean Amateur Championship, the Japan Amateur Championship and virtually every major amateur title in Asia. At the … Read more »

Thomas Bjørn | Player Profile | Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 27th, 2011

At the beginning of 2010, Thomas Bjørn sat on a couch in a press centre and declared, “I’m at the crossroads with everything. I’m getting a bit older and making swing changes to carry me through to my mid-40s.”  It was a moment of pure honesty for a man who … Read more »

Simon Dyson | Player Profile | Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 26th, 2011

England’s Simon Dyson is quite obviously looking forward to making his debut in the Nedbank Golf Challenge.  He quite clearly hopes to follow the footsteps of another great English golfer in Nick Faldo, who won at Sun City in 1994.  But he also has enough admiration for Ernie Els to … Read more »

Robert Karlsson | Player Profile | Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 26th, 2011

A long jump pit seems an odd place for the start of a golf career. But Sweden’s Robert Karlsson credits the pure freedom he felt playing there as a child with the start of his successful, but often frustrating, path in the game. The first golf club he picked up … Read more »

Charl Schwartzel | Player Profile | Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 25th, 2011

In 2009, Charl Schwartzel travelled into the heart of the Namibian desert to find something he thought he might have lost forever. Always a quiet, almost shy individual, Schwartzel was worried that he had lost the fire in his game. “It used to be there,” he said. “When I turned … Read more »

Martin Kaymer | Player Profile | Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 25th, 2011

When the Mettman Golf Club first opened its doors in this suburb of Düsseldorf, little did anybody think of the role it would play in shaping one of the greatest young talents of this generation.  At the age of 10, Martin Kaymer wandered across the road from his home to … Read more »

Anders Hansen | Player Profile | Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 24th, 2011

Denmark’s Anders Hansen makes his return to the Nedbank Golf Challenge on the back of a year in which he established himself in the bigger events, with finishes of third in the WGC Cadillac Championship in March and then third in the 2011 PGA Championship. Hansen played in his first … Read more »

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