Articles tagged 'zim open'

R2m purse for Zim Open 9 April 2018 HARARE - The prize money up for grabs at the 2018 Old Mutual Zimbabwe Open golf tournament has increased from R1,8 million to R2 million, organisers announced yesterday. This marks an 11,11 percent increase of the purse for the Sunshine Tour-sanctioned tournament which tees off at Royal Harare...
Ritchie wins Zim Open 24 April 2017 HARARE - There is bound to be ecstasy for one man and anguish for the other during the final round of any golf championship. This is exactly what happened yesterday when JC Ritchie beat Trevor Fisher Jnr on the second play-off hole to lift the Zimbabwe Open and walk away with a R285 300 cheque...
McGuigan's record 63 narrows Fisher's lead 23 April 2017 HARARE - He might not be in the lead going into the final round, but Doug McGuigan has all the momentum after his third-round course-record equalling nine-under-par 63 on Saturday in the 2017 Zimbabwe Open at Royal Harare Golf Club. He made 10 birdies and a bogey and he climbed to 11-under-par...
Cairns, Charamba stay in hunt 22 April 2017 HARARE - Local golfers Ryan Cairns and Tongo Charamba flew the Zimbabwe flag high during yesterday’s second round of the Zimbabwe Open tournament here. The two Zimbabweans now trail leader Trevor Fisher Jnr of South Africa, who equalled the Royal Harare course record of 63 during his second ro...
Fisher equals course record 22 April 2017 HARARE - Trevor Fisher Jnr equalled the Royal Harare Golf Club course record of nine-under-par 63 yesterday to move into a four-stroke lead at the halfway mark of the 2017 Zimbabwe Open. He joined Nick Price, Italian Francesco Laporta and 2015 champion Dean Burmester as holders of the record w...
Zim Open tees off 20 April 2017 HARARE - The 26th edition of the Zimbabwe Open tees off at Royal Harare Golf Club this morning with a field of 156 golfers hoping to have their hands on the trophy at the weekend. Once again, Zimbabwean golfers will be hoping to end the dominance of their South African counterparts, who have w...
Zim Open secures sponsorship 7 April 2017 HARARE - After many doubts and a lot of uncertainty, the Zimbabwe Open golf tournament will go ahead this month after the organisers were able to secure the necessary sponsorship. Old Mutual Zimbabwe are now the major associate sponsor of the Sunshine Tour-sanctioned event which will be hosted...
Zim Open: Vincent, Williams stand firm 16 April 2016 HARARE - Scott Vincent shot five birdies on the second day of the Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open here yesterday to move into contention for the R1,8 million Sunshine Tour-sanctioned event. The Zimbabwean, who turned pro last year, shot an impressive four-under-par 68 to take his total after 36 ...
All set for Golden Pilsener Zim Open 11 April 2016 HARARE - With all the world attention centred on Augusta National for the ongoing Masters, local golf fans can also look forward to next week’s Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open at Royal Harare Golf Club. The action will start on Monday with the pre-qualifying tournament where at least 80 hopefuls...
Delta reaffirms Zim Open partnership 8 April 2016 HARARE - Delta Beverages insists they remain committed to helping local golf improve shown by their continued support of the Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open championship. The tournament tees off next Thursday at the Royal Harare Golf Club with a field of at lead 141 golfers fighting for honours....
Jemusse wins Easter Open 4 April 2016 HARARE - Zhemba Jemusse feels his chess game is heading in the right direction after he was crowned the Easter Open winner in the capital Harare on Monday. The 19-year-old former Seke 4 High School student shrugged off challenges from top Zimbabwean opponents in Spencer Masango and Dion Moyo a...
130 entries for Zim Golf Open 24 March 2015 HARARE - At least 130 professional golfers from different tours around the world have so far entered for the Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open, the country’s premier golf event. The golfers as well as qualifying amateurs will be battling for a piece of the R1.8 million winners’ cheque. Since 2000,...
Locals showing at Zim Open worrying 15 April 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwean golfers’ performance at the just ended Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open where only four out of 31 locals made the cut has once again brought the state of golf into question. South Africa’s Jbe’ Kruger won Zimbabwe’s premier golf tournament for a second time after posting 18-un...
Jbe' wins second Zim Open title 14 April 2014 HARARE - Jbe’ Kruger Sunday carded a sensation final round 66 to rally from behind and add his name onto the exclusive list of golfers to have won the Zimbabwe Open twice. The 2010 Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open champion had a mountain to climb going into the fourth and final 18 holes at Royal ...
Sean Crocker eyes pro career 14 April 2014 HARARE - One of Zimbabwe’s brightest young golf prospects, Sean Crocker, believes he can turn professional sooner than later, says his father Gary.  Gary Crocker, who played in Zimbabwe’s historic  first-ever Test cricket match against Indian back in 1992 and went on to play two more in a shor...
Porteous poised for Zim Open glory 12 April 2014 HARARE - Haydn Porteous is one step closer to adding his name to the exclusive list of Golden Pilsner Zimbabwe Open champions after a sizzling third round performance saw him blaze to a four shot lead on Satarday. Porteous goes into the final round of the R1.8 million competition in prime posi...
Tongo still on the money 12 April 2014 HARARE - Tongo Charamba was on Friday left livid after blowing a golden chance to crawl up the Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open leaderboard but praised his composure as he dug deep to offset the poor start. After an inspiring first round 67, the Chapman-based golfer represented both extremes, dro...
Don't count us out: Charamba 11 April 2014 HARARE - With no golfer ranked under 500 in the world, Zimbabwe faces a daunting task to eclipse their well-travelled opponents let alone land the Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open that start today at Royal Harare. However, that has not stopped local golfers from believing they can mount a strong ...
Half a million dollars for Zim Open 22 March 2014 HARARE - At least 156 professionals will descend on Harare next month for the Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open title, which has been bankrolled in excess of half a million dollars. Zimbabwe's premier golf event will run from April 7 to 13 at Royal Harare with a pre- qualifier and the traditional ...
Tennis Zim cancels Zim Open 26 October 2013 HARARE – Tennis Zimbabwe (TZ) will not host this year's edition of the Zimbabwe Open tennis championship after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) proposed that it be held in December. TZ declined, saying the association could not host the country's flagship tournament during the festive...