Mokgeteng John Mashego (born 3 January 1951 in White River) is a South Africangolfer who was the first Black player to win a tournament on the Southern Africa tour after it lifted its whites-only rule. His victory came at the 1991 Bushveld Classic, where he defeated Steve van Vuuren and Ian Palmer in a play off. January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The White River may refer to: The White River in Arkansas in the United States. ... Golfer after swing. ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Southern Africa ... Ian Palmer (born 13 July 1957 in Uitenhage) is a South African golfer. ...
Mashengo has played more than two hundred and fifty events on the tour, but he hasn't won again, the rules having been changed too late to allow him to play on the tour through his prime, though he finished sole or tied second in at least three more tournaments*, including the Cock of the North event as late as 2000-01. Since 2002 he has played on the European Seniors Tour, where his best finish is second. The European Seniors Tour is a professional tour for male golfers aged 50 and over. ...
* Full tournament records are only available from the official site for 1992 onwards.
Profile on the Sunshine Tour's official site
Profile on the European Tour's official site
Categories: South African golfers | Sunshine Tour golfers | European Seniors Tour golfers | 1951 births | Living people
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