European Tour

European Tour: The Nedbank Golf Challenge Preview

Golfer admires shot with wood in hand

Our golf writer takes a look at the Nedbank Golf Challenge set to get underway at the Gary Player Country Club from 9 November - 12 November. 

The European Tour’s penultimate stop of the season is ‘Africa’s Major’: The Nedbank Golf Challenge. The event was first played in 1981, won by Johnny Miller in a 12 man invitational system that was to be utilized until 2013. The event has expanded dramatically over the course of the last few years and now forms part of the newly configured Rolex Series.

That being said, the event has still failed attract some of the bigger names in the hunt for the Race to Dubai title, with Spaniards Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia opting to skip this week while red-hot Justin Rose is clearly pinning his hopes on the year ending event.
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