Thomas Björn produced a stunning 65 to overcome a similarly Herculean effort from Sergio Garcia in the final round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City. The Dane played the back of the Gary Player County Club in four under par as two eagles stunned his rivals. As a result, he ended the tournament on 20 under to edge out Garcia – who also struck 65 – and Jamie Donaldson. "This is right up there with the best days of my career," said Bjorn. "You never... Read more
Ernie Els led the tributes to former South African President Nelson Mandela at the Nedbank Golf Challenge ahead of the resumption of round one at Sun City. Before play restarted at 07:30 local time at the Gary Player Country Club, there was a minute’s silence as a mark of respect to Mr Mandela, one of modern history’s most influential and remarkable men who has become a symbol for the good of mankind, an inspiration to billions around the world whose legacy will never be forgotten... Read more
Miguel Angel Jiménez extended his own record as The European Tour’s oldest winner by retaining his Hong Kong Open title after a play-off with Stuart Manley and Prom Meesawat. On a turbulent final day the Spaniard birdied the first extra hole with a superb putt from 18 feet to capture his 20th European Tour title a few weeks before his 50th birthday. “I love this place, I love this golf course, I love the tournament,” said Jiménez, who signed for a closing... Read more
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