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7 March 2013

Final Day Underway

Only one player, Marcel Lamade of Germany, managed to break par amongst the morning starters at the final day of the 2013 KeNako SA World Juniors tournament. Lamade showed improvement each day of the tournament and played well in his final round....Read more

7 March 2013

KeNako SA World Juniors Set for an Exciting Finish

In the Boy’s Division there are 14 players within 4 shots of the lead after round 2 of the KeNako SA World Juniors. No major changes were expected to the leaderboard after the morning round, when all of the leaders played.....Read more

 

 

6 March 2013

Excellent Scoring by Later Starters

Players who teed off later in the first round of the KeNako SA World Juniors were able to enjoy easier conditions than the morning field, but this takes nothing away from the excellent scoring achieved by players in the afternoon at the tough but picturesque Kingswood Golf Course....Read more

5 March 2013

Players Battle in Windy Conditions at Kingswood

With half the field in scores indicate that the players were finding the conditions to be very tough at the KeNako SA World Juniors. ...Read more

5 March 2013

An Evening to Remember!

The KeNako SA World Juniors got underway this morning on a beautiful sunny South African day, although there is some wind which will no doubt test the players... Read more

4 March 2013

KeNako SA World Juniors off to a Flying Start!

Some glorious George weather greeted guests at the KeNako SA World Juniors on Sunday. Not all players and guests had arrived in George by Sunday morning, but guests from many countries of the world were in George and joined the Am-Am and the after golf festivities...Read more

24 February 2013

128 Junior Golfers

128 junior golfers will tee off at the Kingswood Golf Estate on 5th March to compete in the KeNako SA World Juniors.  The third year of the tournament sees a record number of international players travelling to George to take part in the 1st leg of the World Junior Golf Series for 2013... Read more

17 February 2013

KeNako SA World Juniors just 2 weeks away!

The first of the players entered for the KeNako SA World Juniors to be played at Kingswood Golf Estate from 5th – 7th March 2013 have already arrived. This emphasizes just how seriously the junior golfers of the world take this tournament and how well they prepare.. Read more

11 February 2013

KeNako SA World Juniors !

There are just 3 weeks to go to the 2013 KeNako SA World Juniors tournament. People often overlook the impact of a tournament of this magnitude.Read more

 

2012

Opening Banquet

The KeNako SA World Juniors Opening Banquet, held at the Golf Village set up at the King George Protea Hotel on Monday evening 5th March, was a spectacular success. The theme for the evening was international, with the flags of the 16 nations represented at the tournament forming the feature of the dining room decorations. The function was over-booked, with many parents and corporate guests wishing to attend this special event with the 118 players.

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05 March 2012


Weather effects KeNako SA World Juniors Am-Am

The KeNako SA World Juniors Am-Am got underway in glorious weather but by the time the field had played 7 holes the weather had changed, with strong winds and rain making conditions very unpleasant. Play continued but after 10 or 11 holes a decision was made to suspend play. Under normal circumstances play would have continued, because there was no lightning, but the concern was more for the health of the players who have just flown into South Africa.

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2011 NEWS

05 March 2011

Opportunities for Players from KeNako JWC

Three South African juniors have been generously sponsored with air tickets to Poland, enabling them to play in the next WJGS event.  They are Paarl’s Armandt Scholtz, winner of the Kenako SA Junior Masters boys’ championship, Kim Daniels from Uitenhage and Lwazi Gqira from East London.
The Kenako SA Junior Masters, played at Kingswood Golf Estate last week, was the first event in the World Junior Series to be played this year.  The next tournament is the Toya Polish Junior a WJGS Event  to be played from 22 to 24 June 2011in Wroclaw, Poland and the field will include these three South Africans. Read more

10 March 2011

KeNako SA World Juniors Prize Winners

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10 March 2011

SCHOLTZ  AND LIM HOLD ON TO THE END

Armandt Scholtz and Claudia Lim, the overnight leaders in the Boys and Girls Competitions respectively, held onto to win the 54 hole inaugural KeNako South African World Juniors on Thursday. The former winning handsomely in the end, by four shots, with six under par aggregate, and the jovial Australian finishing two shots clear in the Girls Competition, on 221, five over par.The tournament which is sanctioned by the World Junior Golf Series, was played at the superbly prepared Kingswood Golf Estate, George. The weather played a large role in providing difficult playing conditions. First play was suspended for forty five minutes before a single shot was sunk. Then a light cold breeze and drizzle followed the morning field. It warmed up and the win abated only to return late in the afternoon with a driving light rain. “It was tough in the rain while the breeze on the front nine made for tough playing conditions,” said the eighteen year old Paarl Golf Club winner.Read more


8 March 2011

VINCENT AND LOMBARD LEAD

Zimbabwean Scott Vincent and South African Zander Lombard were the only players to break seventy on a difficult day for good scoring in the first round KeNako South African World Juniors being played at Kingswood Golf Estate.
This is the first World Junior Golf Series tournament to be staged in South Africa
With very hot and humid conditions prevailing most of the day, and with gusting winds towards midday, along with a superbly prepared testing layout all combined to make things difficult for the one hundred and thirteen players from nineteen countries.Read more

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9 March 2011
SCHOLTZ AND LIM LEAD GOING INTO THE FINAL ROUND

Armandt Scholtz and Claudia Lim lead the Boys and Girls Competitions respectively going into Thursday’s final round of the 54 hole inaugural KeNako South African World Juniors being played at Kingswood Golf Estate, George.
Scholtz recorded a respectable three under par 69 for his second round on Wednesday which gave him a 36 hole total of 141, also three under par. He has a one stroke lead over a field  of eighty three junior boys participating, all aged nineteen or younger and from nineteen different countries.Read more

8 March 2011
VINCENT AND LOMBARD LEAD

Zimbabwean Scott Vincent and South African Zander Lombard were the only players to break seventy on a difficult day for good scoring in the first round KeNako South African World Juniors being played at Kingswood Golf Estate.
This is the first World Junior Golf Series tournament to be staged in South Africa With very hot and humid conditions prevailing most of the day, and with gusting winds towards midday, along with a superbly prepared testing layout all combined to make things difficult for the one hundred and thirteen players from nineteen countries.Read more

 

8 March 2011

HOT HUMID CONDITIONS MAKE IT TOUGH GOING

Very hot and humid conditions made the first round tough going for participants in the KeNako South African World Juniors at Kingswood Golf Estate in the Southern Cape town of George.
Half the field of one hundred and thirteen players played this morning in near windless but very Durban-like weather which made good scoring difficult.  Only three boys managed to break par.
Leading the Boys competition, which is a 54 hole Stroke Play tournament, is eighteen year old Zimbabwean Scott Vincent. He fired at three under par 69 to take a one shot lead over Adrian Meronk of Poland.Read more

07 March 2011

KeNako S.A. World Juniors Am-Am a Spectacular Success

The Am-Am played at Kingswood Golf Estate on Sunday 6th March was very well received, both by the junior players and by the many guests who took the time to join KeNako on this special day.  The format was a Fourball Alliance and every team of four included a junior golfer.  Included in the field were juniors, both boys and girls, from several countries including some of South Africa’s top junior players.  Executives from as far afield as Johannesburg, Nelspruit and Cape Town travelled to George to play in the Am-Am with the junior golfers.Read more 

7 March 2011

Opening World Juniors Banquet a Hit

Players from around the world were introduced to their peers and guests at the Opening Banquet held in the Regency Room at the Protea Hotel in George last night.  20 Different country flags flew proudly in the centre of the room which was fully booked with players, guests and VIP dignitaries.  The hall was beautifully decorated with an international theme.Read more

 

 

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