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The 2015 season of the European Tour tees off with the Nedbank Golf Challenge. It is scheduled to take place from December 4 to 7, 2014 at the Gary Player Country Club, Sun City, South Africa. The tournament started in 1981 with the golf course at the Gary Player Country Club which is 7, 831 yards long and has a par at 72. The tournament played in the stroke play format has a total prize money of $ 6, 500, 000 out of which the winners share is $ 1, 25, 000.
The tournament record holder is the 1999 champion Ernie Els of South Africa with an aggregate score of 268 which is 25 below par. He is also the highest prize money winner in the tournament. The defending champion is Thomas Bjorn of Denmark with an aggregate score of 268 which is 20 below par.
Along with Ernie Els, Nick Price of Zimbabwe and David Frost of South Africa have also won the tournament three times each. This tournament, along with the next three tournaments to be hosted in South Africa is co-sanctioned by the Sunshine Tour. Charl Schwartzel of South Africa is the home grown favourite for the event.
Posted: 5th December 2013
The fun of golf is returning to South Africa in this weak with the Nedbank Golf Challenge. This year the tournament will start from 5th December and will continue till 8th December at the Gary Player Country Club, Suncity. The Nedbank Golf Challenge is a tournament held under the banner of the European Tour.The Gary Player Country Club has always been the premier in hosting the major golf tournaments since its opening in 1979. Famous for the hosting of the European tour, this year too has been given the privilege of hosting the Nedbank Golf Challenge 2013.
For the residents of South Africa this is the best opportunity to watch their favorite golfer live playing best of their abilities. It has been a trend in the Nedbank Golf challenge that matches are intense and hence are a best source of entertainment for the fans of golf. The tournament will start on this Thursday and hence it would become a great enjoyment for your family to come to the golf course. A great way to spend the weekend by seeing some of the best golf being played by the world professional golfers.
Posted: 27th November 2012
On the European Tour this week, the Nedbank Golf Challenge, which will be from the 29th of November to the 2nd of December, which is on a Sunday, and it will be held at the Gary Country Club. This tournament is going to be held at Sun City and features a great list of players. The European Tour calender has officially ended, but this is sort of a bonus tournament that is both a favorite among the players and a favorite among fans. This event has been going on since 1981, and played all that time at the Gary Player Country Club.
Let's take a look at the field this year. Nicolas Colsaerts will be playing along with Peter Hanson and Paul Lawrie. Other golfers that will be participating in this challenge include Garth Mulroy and Carl Pettersson as well as several others that have won big prizes on the European Tour events during the past year. In fact, these are some of the best golfers in the world. Charl Schwartzel will be playing along with Bill Haas, Martin Kaymer, Francesco Molinari and Louis Oosthuizen along with Lee Westwood and Justin Rose.
Posted: 1st December 2011
The Nedbank Golf Challenge will be played this week starting the 1st of December, at the Gary Player Country Club in Sun City, South Africa and this stroke play tournament is officially part of the Sunshine Tour and features a prize purse of $5,000,000. Ernie Els holds the record for this tournament but last year it was Lee Westwood who walked away with the prize. The course is a Par 72 and the total length is 7,831 yards. Other winners that have taken the prize in this tournament include Robert Allenby, Jim Furyk and Retief Goosen.
Here are the players that will be participating in the tournament this year. Luke Donald from England will be playing along with Lee Westwood and Germany's Martin Kaymer. Charl Schwartzel, Graeme McDowell and Kim Kyung Tae will also be on the field this year along with Robert Karlsson, Simon Dyson and Francesco Molinari as well as a few others. Sign up at the banners on this page and get your membership. You will be able to watch live golf online right from your computer or mobile device. Just sign up at the links on this page to get started.
Posted: 2nd December 2010
The European Tour's special event, the Nedbank Golf Challenge will take place again this year at the Gary Player Country Club in Sun City, in the North West province of South Africa. This tournament is not counted towards the tour but is an extremely high profile tournament that takes place each year at the end of the PGA Tour and European Tour events with much of the field of the greatest players in golf attending. Get your membership to watch the Nedbank Golf Challenge live from your computer in high quality video.
This year, it takes place from December 2nd through the 5th and the course is a Par 72 and is 7,162 meters in length. The total prize fund for this tournament is $5,000,000 and the first placed player gets $1,250,000, while second place will take home $660,000 and third gets $450,000. Last year, Robert Allenby ended up on top with a total score of 277 and 11 under par while Henrik Stenson came in second with the same and Tim Clark ended up in third place. Ross Fisher tied with Clark for his place on the board.
This is the field for the 2010 edition of the Nedbank Golf Challenge. Louis Oosthuizen, Robert Allenby, Anders Hanson, Ernie Els and Tim Clark, as well as Ross Fisher, Retief Goosen, Padraig Harrington and Miguel Angel Jimenez. Also attending is Lee Westwood, Eduardo Molinari and Justin Rose. You can watch the Nedbank Golf Challenge live from your computer by getting your membership at the links on this page. You'll get instant access to the event in streaming high quality video right from your computer.
Posted: 3rd December 2009
One of the biggest golf events of the year that isn't actual on a Tour is the Nedbank Golf Challenge and it will be held this year from December 3rd through the 6th. The tournament began in 1981, where it was called the Million Dollar Challenge, because at the time the prize fun equaled a million dollars in U.S. Currency. However, as the players hit the field at Sun City, South Africa, they will play for a prize purse of $4,385,000. You can watch this tournament live by getting your membership at the banners on this page and signing up in just a few clicks.
The tournament is played at the Gary Player Country Club, which is a 7,162 yard course that is a Par 72. This year, the field will include some serious talent as the Masters Champion for this year as well as the Player's Champion. Also on the field will be five players from the Presidents Cup competition and three from the Ryder Cup. Three South Africans will also be playing and showing off their local talent as the Africa's Major is played starting December 3rd. Sweden's Henrik Stenson will be headlining this tournament, having won the tournament in 2008.
Besides Stenson, Richard Stern will be one of the South African's participating in this tournament as well as Robert Allenby from Australia. Another South African is Tim Clark and then we will see Angel Cabrera from Argentina on the field as well. England brings two players to the field in Luke Donald and Ross Fisher. Also, South African Retief Goosen, Robert Karlsson, Hunter Mahan, Nick Watney and Rory McIlroy will be playing. Don't miss this exciting tournament. Get your membership at the banners on this page and watch the tournament in high quality video streams December 3rd through the 6th.
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