Graeme McDowell | Player Profile | Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 20th, 2011

For a country with just under 2 million people, Northern Ireland has done a fine job of dominating world golf of late. And Graeme McDowell has been one of their flagbearers.  His eight victories as a professional was highlighted by his US Open triumph at Pebble Beach last year, and … Read more »

Jason Dufner | Player Profile | Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 20th, 2011

American Jason Dufner has a remarkably simple piece of advice for any parent who thinks they have a golfing prodigy on their hands.  “Just let your child find their own way. I played a lot of sports growing up and didn’t get real interested in golf until I was 14. … Read more »

Luke Donald | Player Profile | Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 20th, 2011

It was on the 16th hole at Kingsbarns golf course in Scotland when it finally happened. It was a day of glorious sunshine in the first round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. It was the day that Luke Donald ended one of the most remarkable streaks in golf – … Read more »

World Number 1 Donald leads strong field for Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 20th, 2011

  World number one Luke Donald heads a field including two former world number ones, three of the world’s top six players, four Major winners, eight of the current top 10 on the European Tour’s Race to Dubai rankings, as well as seven Ryder Cup and two Presidents Cup stars … Read more »

Come For The Golf, Stay For The Entertainment

by Golfer on October 6th, 2011

The Gary Player Country Club has welcomed some of the biggest names in golf and witnessed some of the most dramatic moments in sports since the inauguration of the Nedbank Golf Challenge over three decades ago. Names such as Els, Garcia, Trevino, Price and Westwood have all conquered the field of players, which … Read more »

David Frost | Player Profile | Nedbank Senior Challenge

by Golfer on October 6th, 2011

When David Frost joined the Champions Tour three seasons ago, he sounded a warning to his fellow competitors, making it clear that he had lost none of his ability to consistently shoot low rounds. In only five events in 2009, he finished second once and recorded three top-10s – earning … Read more »

Nick Price | Player Profiles | Nedbank Senior Challenge

by Golfer on October 6th, 2011

Nick Price has 50 professional wins to his name, and will go down in history as one of golf’s greatest champions. That Price was inducted into golf’s Hall of Fame was no surprise, and on his current Champions Tour form, he will be fancied to add to his impressive list … Read more »

Mark Calcavecchia | Player Profile | Nedbank Senior Challenge

by Golfer on October 6th, 2011

Soon after Mark Calcavecchia moved with his family from the cold plains of Nebraska to Florida, the then teenager made his mark by winning the State High School Golf Championship and was an obvious candidate for an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida. He had become a fanatical … Read more »

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