TOUR­NA­MENT WIN­NER

Golf Digest (South Africa) - - Amateur Scene -

MAL­COLM MITCHELL

Ekurhu­leni Open, Benoni Lake Club SCORES: 72-70-70-68 (280) RUN­NER-UP: Cameron Mo­ralee 70-70-74-70 (284)

HOW HE DID IT: The 20-year-old from How­ick in the KZN Mid­lands be­came the ninth first-time win­ner of a ma­jor provin­cial tour­na­ment in 2015. The only player to break par in each round, Mitchell’s fi­nal round 68 in­cluded 9 birdies. He had 22 birdies over the four rounds to off­set 10 bo­geys and two dou­bles.

NO­TABLE: Her­man Loub­ser had a re­mark­able ninebirdie 63 in the sec­ond round, four shots lower than the next best in the tour­na­ment, to share the 36-hole lead. He closed with 80-74 to fin­ish T-19.

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