Mulroy breaks through at Leopard Creek
MALELANE, Mpumalanga - Garth Mulroy became the 100th South African to win in European Tour history when he claimed the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Club on Sunday.
Mulroy closed with a 68 to finish on 19 under par, two strokes clear of Scotland's George Murray, for the biggest win of his career.
"There are a lot of opportunities for me now...
Mulroy claims Alfred Dunhill Championship lead
MALELANE, Mpumalanga – Early on the back nine at Leopard Creek on Saturday, Garth Mulroy turned to his caddie and said, “It would be nice to start rolling in a few putts and give the boys something to worry about”. With five consecutive birdies thereafter for a 64 and the lead in the Alfred Dunhill Championship, Mulroy certainly has them all worried...
Kruger stands tall in Alfred Dunhill Championship
MALELANE, Mpumalanga – For a man who prefers to do all his interviews in his home language of Afrikaans, Jbe Kruger made himself perfectly understandable on the golf course on Friday as he surged into a four-stroke lead of the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek.
Kruger built on his opening 64 with a second round of 67 to head into the weekend at 13 under par and hunting his maiden victory on the European Tour...
Kruger, Benson beat the heat to lead Alfred Dunhill Championship
MALELANE, Mpumalanga – Jbe Kruger loves nothing more than to be tested, and on a day hot enough to make a crocodile yawn the young Free State professional rose to the challenge with a 64 at Leopard Creek to share the first round lead in the Alfred Dunhill Championship.
As the temperature climbed to 41 degrees Celsius, Kruger and England’s Seve Benson sweated their way to rounds of eight under par for a two-stroke lead over the field on Thursday...
Defending champion Martin loves “fun” Leopard Creek course
MALELANE, Mpumalanga – Spain’s Pablo Martin says it’s one of the top three golf courses on the European Tour, if not the best. England’s Robert Rock says it’s only second in his book to the Old Course at St Andrews. There’s no doubt that Leopard Creek – host of this week’s Alfred Dunhill Championship – is an inspiration for the professionals gathered for this event...
Martin stalking hat-trick at Leopard Creek
MALELANE, Mpumalanga – Spain’s Pablo Martin will be seeking a historic hat-trick in the Alfred Dunhill Championship when he returns as the defending champion at the Leopard Creek golf course this week.
Martin has dominated this event over the past two years, and made history last year when he became the championship’s first back-to-back winner...
The art of the Alfred Dunhill Championship
You will usually see him in the shadows on the Leopard Creek golf course. He is the gentleman standing away from the large gallery. And unlike the fans who come to see birdies and eagles, he’s more interested in what the players do when they’re not swinging a golf club. Like a laugh between the golfer and his caddie. Or that typical pose where a player leans on his putter and crosses his leg...
Global golfing excellence in the Lowveld
Golf tournaments rely on a number of factors to define them as great. Some have an elevated status because of the quality of the golf course. Others rely on the setting of the tournament to distinguish them. And some are defined by the great names participating. But rarely do all of these elements come together in one event.
When they do, you have something as memorable as the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Club...
The Alfred Dunhill Championship offers one of the most unique spectator experiences in world golf, combining a world-class golf course in an unmatched setting with some of the game’s leading players.
Tickets for this tournament, co-sanctioned by the Sunshine Tour and European Tour, are only available at Leopard Creek during the week of the tournament, and your ticket includes secure parking on the estate...