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Encyclopedia > Dunhill Championship

The Dunhill Championship is a men's professional golf tournament which is played in South Africa. It is part of the Southern African Sunshine Tour and is one of two events in South Africa co-sanctioned by the more prestigious European Tour alongside the South African Open. It was originally the South African PGA Championship, a long established event which has been won by players such as Bobby Locke and Gary Player, and it has been part of the European Tour's schedule since 1995. The prize fund for the December 2005 event, which is part of the 2006 European Tour season, was €1 million. Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs. ... The Sunshine Tour is a mens professional golf tour based in Southern Africa. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The South African Open is one of the principal golf tournaments on the Sunshine Tour and since 1997 it has been co-sanctioned by the PGA European Tour. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


The Dunhill Championship should not be confused with the Dunhill Links Championship, a much richer European Tour event with the same sponsor which is played in Scotland. The Dunhill Links Championship is one of the richest golf tournaments on the PGA European Tour. ... Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


Winners

This list of winners is incomplete.

Dunhill Championship

Alfred Dunhill Championship Theodore Ernest (Ernie) Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer who has been one of the top professional players in the world since the mid-1990s. ... Charl (Adriaan) Schwartzel (b. ... England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Justin Rose is an English professional golfer. ... England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...

Alfred Dunhill South African PGA Championship Adam Scott (born June 16, 1980 in Adelaide, Australia), is a professional golfer and one of a crop of young Australians plying their trade on the major golf tours. ... England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...

Lexington South African PGA Championship Theodore Ernest (Ernie) Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer who has been one of the top professional players in the world since the mid-1990s. ... Nick Price (born January 28, 1957 in Durban, South Africa), is a professional golfer. ...

South African PGA Championship Theodore Ernest (Ernie) Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer who has been one of the top professional players in the world since the mid-1990s. ...

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External links

  • Coverage on the European Tour's official site - use the schedule browser on the left to access other years

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Kingsbarns, near St Andrews, Scotland - Golf news - Dunhill (5018 words)
If the Dunhill Links Championship cannot bed itself down and become a regular and welcome change of pace amid the endless succession of 72-hole strokeplay events on the professional tour after a day such as yesterday, then one wonders whether it will ever be able to do so.
The organisers of this year’s Dunhill Links Championship have failed in their bid to enforce closure of a section of the Fife coastal path when the competition is held in October.
The future of the Dunhill Links Championship is in doubt after the sponsors admitted they were reconsidering whether to continue their involvement with the event.
sport.iafrica.com | today's news dunhill champs move to Leopard Creek (644 words)
The 2005 dunhill championship will be held at the spectacular Leopard Creek Golf Course in Mpumalanga in December 2004, the last date on the 2005 European and Southern Africa PGA Tours before the Christmas break.
Moving from its traditional January date, the dunhill championship will now be played from the ninth to the 12th of December, one week after the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City.
Dunhill's relationship with Houghton dates back to 1995, when it was the presenting sponsor of the Alfred Dunhill Challenge, a team match between professional golfers of Southern Africa and Australasia.
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