Remembering Mandela

by Michael Vlismas on December 5th, 2014

A year ago, South Africa lost one of its greatest leaders in Nelson Mandela during the Nedbank Golf Challenge. A year later, and a great life is still being celebrated. The entrance to the Gary Player Country Club features a display of some iconic artwork of Mandela, one of which … Read more »

Donaldson withdraws from Nedbank Golf Challenge

by Golfer on December 5th, 2014

Welsh Ryder Cup star Jamie Donaldson has had to withdraw from this year’s Nedbank Golf Challenge because of illness. Donaldson arrived on the practice range in preparation for Friday’s second round, but soon left. It was later confirmed that he has withdrawn because of a migraine and dizziness. Donaldson finished … Read more »

Schuhknecht showcases disabled golf at “Africa’s Major”

by Michael Vlismas on December 5th, 2014

World one-arm golf champion Reinardt Schuhknecht made his debut in the official pro-am of the Nedbank Golf Challenge this week as part of the vision of “Africa’s Major” to make an impact on the greater South African golf community. For the past few years, the winner of the Nedbank South … Read more »

Fisher king on opening day of “Africa’s Major”

by Michael Vlismas on December 4th, 2014

Ross Fisher started the year with a win in South Africa, and he’s hoping to end it with one as well. Read more »

SA golfers hungry for home glory

by Michael Vlismas on December 3rd, 2014

The last time a South African golfer won the Nedbank Golf Challenge was in 2007 when Trevor Immelman was victorious. Read more »

A view to dining for

by Michael Vlismas on December 3rd, 2014

From 4-7 December on the Cabanas Lawns behind the 18th green, the massive Skyview crane will be hoisting 22 guests at a time 40 metres in the air to watch the golf from a birds-eye view while enjoying delicious food and drinks. Read more »

Sun International’s Green Dream

by Michael Vlismas on December 3rd, 2014

With an expected 55 000 people set to enter Sun City over the four days of this year’s Nedbank Golf Challenge, the environmental impact of the tournament and the resort is in the spotlight. Read more »

Player welcomes top 30 to “Africa’s Major”

by Michael Vlismas on December 2nd, 2014

For every one of the 30-man field gathered for this year’s Nedbank Golf Challenge, receiving a personal welcome from Gary Player during Tuesday’s pro-am made for a memorable start to “Africa’s Major”. Read more »

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