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Encyclopedia > Southern Africa Tour

The Sunshine Tour is a men's professional golf tour based in Southern Africa. For much of its history it was known as the South African tour, but it rebranded itself in an attempt to broaden its appeal. However a large majority of the tour events are still staged in South Africa. Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor sport where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...


The tour is one of the six leading men's tours which make up the International Federation of PGA Tours, but it offers much less prize money than some of the leading tours, and leading Southern African golfers always prefer to play on the PGA TOUR or the PGA European Tour if they can qualify to do so, typically returning to play in Sunshine Tour events a couple of times a year. The International Federation of PGA Tours is the trade body for the six leading regional mens professional golf tours. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main mens professional golf tours. ... // The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ...


Some of the Tour's more prestigious events are co-sanctioned with the PGA European Tour in order to attract stronger fields.


Order of merit winners

Charl (Adriaan) Schwartzel (b. ...

See also

// Introduction Professional golf is one of the more lucrative sports in the world for both men and women, but it is has a very different structure from other sports, especially team sports. ...

External Link

  • Official site

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