Els’s nephew will head for the Open

Yorkshire Post - Sports Monday - - FOOTBALL -

GOLF: Jo­van Re­bula won the Am­a­teur Cham­pi­onship at Royal Aberdeen and with it a place in the Open.

The 20-year-old South African, nephew of four-time ma­jor win­ner Ernie Els, claimed the crown with a 3&2 vic­tory over Ir­ish­man Robin Daw­son as both play­ers made a host of mis­takes with their irons.

Re­bula held his game to­gether the bet­ter dur­ing Sat­ur­day’s 36-hole fi­nal to claim the tro­phy and he will play in July’s Open at Carnoustie, as well as next year’s Mas­ters and US Open.

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