Golf Digest (South Africa) - - Amateur Scene -

Ron­nie Maritz, from Umh­lali Coun­try Club on the KZN North Coast, had an 11-point vic­tory in the B sec­tion of the Indwe Risk Ser­vices SA Se­nior Am­a­teur, played at Ma­galies­park with a small field of 47 play­ers. The diminu­tive 57-year-old had in­di­vid­ual Sta­ble­ford scores of 40-39-39 off his 8 hand­i­cap (he has since been cut to a 7) for a to­tal of 118.

Ekurhu­leni golfers took the next four places. Louis Jor­daan (Kemp­ton Park 13) was sec­ond with rounds of 38-38-31 by one from Ed Wal­lace (ERPM 11), fol­lowed on 103 by Su­per Se­nior cham­pion Barry Paul (Ger­mis­ton 8) and Martin Saaiman (SAPS Mech 11). Chris Cot­tle (Ron­de­bosch 7) had the best score of the tour­na­ment, a level par 72 for 43 points, on the fi­nal day to fin­ish sixth.

Ron­nie Maritz

( left) and Barry Paul.

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