CLAY­TON MANS­FIELD

Golf Digest (South Africa) - - Amateur Scene -

Boland Open, Stel­len­bosch GC Scores: 63-69-70 (202) Run­ner-up: Emilio Pera 67-70-70 (207) How he did it: Mans­field (Dur­ban CC), 22, won his first ma­jor ti­tle, thanks to a flaw­less open­ing 63 (ea­gle, 7 birdies), with a front nine of 29. He had 16 birdies in all. Mans­field, a sec­ond-year BComm Mar­ket­ing stu­dent at Var­sity Col­lege, had been sec­ond in his pre­vi­ous out­ing, the North West Open, and was 28-un­der for six rounds. No­table: Pera (Ea­gle Canyon), 18, with­out a pre­vi­ous top-10 fin­ish, had 17 birdies and an ea­gle. Ger­lou Roux had a hole-in-one at 13 in a sec­ond round 68. There were 17 rounds in the 60s the first day.

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