NOMADS JUNIOR WINNERS
Ebotse’s Jayden Schaper ( right) is the SA Boys Under-15 champion (73-72-71 at Fish River Sun), winning by three from Tristan Galant (Mowbray). Schaper was the U-13 champ in 2013. Cole Stevens and Christo Lamprecht were third on 220.
Reigning SA Boys Under-19 Strokeplay champion Dylan Naidoo (Modderfontein) added the Nomads Dr Bam title with 70-67-68 at Benoni CC, five clear of Ross Sinclair (Centurion). Keelan van Wyk was next on 212.
Franklin Manchest (George) won the first Coastal National Order of Merit event of 2016 with 72-71-70 at Umhlali, four ahead of Clifford Thompson (Pebble Rock).
Marco Steyn (70-68) won the inaugural Leopard Trophy at Leopard Creek, three clear of Matt Saulez (71-70), with Luke Mayo (73-70) and Steven le Roux (66-77) third. “I’m thrilled that I can tell everyone that I got my Leopard Trophy at the same place Charl Schwartzel got his,” beamed Steyn.