May 2015

Stellar showing at Porterville

From left: Alric Rooi, Crystal Beukes and Dylan Jacobs - all winners at the Porterville Junior Open

SAGDB players put in a fantastic performance at the recent Porterville Junior Open in the Boland. Members of the development programme won three of the four age groups at the tournament.

In the u19 event, Dylan Jacobs shot 73 to claim first place. Dylan is now in fifth place on the regional order of merit.

The u15 competition was won by the top girl in the province, Crystal Beukes. Playing off the men's tees, she carded a round of 77 to finish four shots clear of second placed Aidon Willemse, also a member of the SAGDB.

Alric Rooi took first place in the u13 event, on a score of 84. Hezron Frieslaar finished second.

The SAGDB almost claimed a full house of victories on the day. Willie Olivier finished third in the u17 competiton on a score of 72.

The day before the Junior Open, a number of SAGDB players also competed in the Porterville Open Championship. Willie Olivier shot rounds of 71 and 69 to tie for first place, but lost out on the first hold of the playoff.