July 2016

Success in Boland

Hezron Frieslaar (left) and Willie Olivier were recent winners at junior events in the Boland

SAGDB players from the Boland put in an excellent showings at the recent Langebaan and Stellenbosch Junior Closed tournaments. They were amongst the prizes across all the age groups.

In Langebaan, Willie Olivier was the overall winner, securing first place at the event with a round of 77. He also took victory in the u19 division.

Hezron Frieslaar finished second in the u15 age group. His round of 85 put him just one shot behind the winner.

A few days later in Stellenbosch Willie Olivier was once again at the top of the leaderboard. He birdied the last hole to card a round of 73, which was good enough to win the u19 division and put him into a playoff for the overall title. However, he lost the playoff on the third extra hole.

Fellow SAGDB player Ethan Smith finished joint second amongst the u19 players on 74.

In the u17 division Jamie Josephs took second place after a round of 78. Hezron Frieslaar went one better in the u15 division, taking victory on the same score.

Amongst the u13s, Angelo Keffers finished second on a score of 81, just one shot behind the winner.