Bernhard Langer | Player Profile | Nedbank Senior Challenge

by Golfer on October 24th, 2011

Bernhard Langer, born in Anhausen, Bavaria in Germany, became the first player to be ranked number one when the Official World Golf Rankings were introduced in 1986. The two-time US Masters champion was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2002; a well-deserved honour as since turning professional … Read more »

Lee Westwood | Player Profile | Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 21st, 2011

  Lee Westwood’s staggering eight-shot victory in the 2010 Nedbank Golf Challenge was significant in so many respects.  It was a victory against an elite field of the world’s 12 best available golfers only a few weeks after he claimed the world number one ranking from Tiger Woods.  It was … Read more »

Darren Clarke | Player Profile | Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on October 21st, 2011

Two years ago, Darren Clarke joined a few European Tour players at a development clinic ahead of the Joburg Open.  A child asked one of the professionals why Tiger Woods was so difficult to beat. The professional pointed to Clarke and told the child, “That man right over there has … Read more »

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 »

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