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Encyclopedia > South African Airways Open

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. It is one of the "National Opens" which receives special treatment from the Official World Golf Rankings, with the winner being guaranteed a minimum of 16 points regardless of the strength of the field. It has been known by several sponsored names and is currently called the "South African Airways Open". Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small 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 Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ...


Winners

This list of winners is incomplete.


South African Airways Open

Bell's South African Open

Mercedes-Benz South African Open

Mercedes-Benz - S.A. Open Championship Mark McNulty (b. ...

  • 2000 Mathias Gronberg - Sweden

Mercedes-Benz - Vodacom South African Open

South African Open Sir David Paradine Frost OBE (born April 17, 1939) is a British television presenter. ...

Philips South African Open Theodore Ernest (Ernie) Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer. ... Vijay Singh (born February 22, 1963 in Lautoka, Fiji) is a golfer on the PGA TOUR who has won three Major tournaments (one Masters in 2000 and two PGA Championships in 1998 and 2004) and was the leading money winner in 2003 and 2004. ...

Title sponsors for 1993 and earlier unconfirmed. In the earlier years, there won't have been one. Theodore Ernest (Ernie) Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer. ... Retief Goosen (born February 3, 1969 in Pietersburg (now Polokwane), South Africa) is a professional golfer. ...

(36 holes before 1908) Theodore Ernest (Ernie) Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer. ... Mark McNulty (b. ... Sir David Paradine Frost OBE (born April 17, 1939) is a British television presenter. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Dale Hayes (born 1 Jul 1952) is a South African golfer. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Sir Bob Charles KNZM CBE (born March 14, 1936) is one of the world’s greatest left handed golfers, winner of more than 70 titles and first lefty to win one of golf’s Majors. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Tommy Horton (born Jersey 16 June 1941) is a professional golfer. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ...

  • 1907 Laurie Waters
  • 1906 A.G. Gray
  • 1905 A.G. Gray
  • 1904 Laurie Waters
  • 1903 Laurie Waters

External links

Official site (http://www.saaopen.com/home/home.php)
Coverage on the PGA European Tour's official site (http://www.europeantour.com/tournaments/latest.sps?iTourNo=2005001)


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South African Open - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (138 words)
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.
It is one of the "National Opens" which receives special treatment from the Official World Golf Rankings, with the winner being guaranteed a minimum of 16 points regardless of the strength of the field.
It has been known by several sponsored names and is currently called the "South African Airways Open".
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