Open cham­pion Hen­rik Sten­son head­lines the new-look Ned­bank Golf Chal­lenge fea­tur­ing a 72-man field and $7 mil­lion purse, but what Sun City re­ally needs is a new lo­cal cham­pion.

Golf Digest (South Africa) - - The Golf Life Think Young/play Hard -

un City used to be a happy hunt­ing ground for South African golfers, but not so in this new mil­len­nium. Only three South Africans have won the Ned­bank Golf Chal­lenge in the last 16 years, and it’s been a lengthy nine years since the crowd en­velop­ing the 18th green at the Gary Player Coun­try Club wit­nessed a home cham­pion lift the crys­tal tro­phy.That was Trevor Im­mel­man in 2007.

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