Sunshine Tour

Kamte leads at Wild Waves

2014-08-28 09:29
James Kamte (Gallo Images)

Wild Coast - James Kamte finds himself back in the lead of a Sunshine Tour event after making his way back from a serious ankle injury. 

According to, James Kamte broke his ankle two months ago and since then he’s been working on his game away from the rigours of the Sunshine Tour.

Kamte's hard work paid dividends as shot an opening round 65 to be in a three-way tie after round one of the Wild Waves Golf Challenge.

“My ankle is still weak and wobbly, but I’ve been practicing hard and it’s good to see the results coming. I was battling with my game and today’s round gives me some confidence going forward,” he said.

Kamte is joined in the lead by Colin Nel and Trevor Fisher Jnr.

Nel teed off in the morning and set the clubhouse pace early on. The Pietermaritzburg local made just one bogey on his way to a share of the lead.

“I’m a Maritzburg boy, so this is my stomping ground. I’ve played a lot here and I’m comfortable around the course – it certainly feels like home,” said Nel.

Scores (RSA unless otherwise specified):

65 - Colin Nel, James Kamte, Trevor Fisher jnr

66 - Andrew McLardy

67 - Steven Ferreira, Tyrone Mordt, Drikus Bruyns, Heinrich Bruiners, Theunis Spangenberg, Warren Abery

68 - Dayne Moore (ZAM), Clifford Howes, Stefan Engell Andersen (KEN), Divan van den Heever, Morne Buys, Le Roux Ferreira, Tyrone Ferreira, John Bele, Makhetha Mazibuko, Jaco Ahlers, Ulrich van den Berg, Lyle Rowe, Keenan Davidse, JC Ritchie

69 - Ryan Tipping, Anthony Michael, Neil Schietekat, Shaun Norris, Daniel Greene, Attie Schwartzel, Greg Bentley (ZIM), Derick Petersen, Juan Langeveld, Alex Haindl, PH McIntyre, Jared Harvey, Jake Redman, Danie van Tonder, Doug McGuigan, Charl Coetzee, Titch Moore

70 - Paul de Beer, Bryce Bibby, Toto Thimba (Jnr), Grant Muller, JG Claassen, Jeff Inglis (ENG), Omar Sandys, Stuart Smith (BOT), Mark Murless, Louis de Jager, Tyrone Ryan

71 - Adrian Ford, Ryan Strauss, Mark Williams, Andrew Curlewis, Neil Cheetham (ENG), Rhys West, Neo Thubisi, Nic Henning, Wynand Dingle, Justin Harding, Allan Versfeld, Peter Karmis, Andre Cruse

72 - Shaun Smith, Riekus Nortje, Chris Swanepoel, Matthew Carvell, Ockie Strydom, JJ Senekal, Gideon Pienaar, Justin Turner, Jean-Paul Strydom, Torben Baumann (GER), CJ du Plessis, Jacques Blaauw, Jean Hugo, Dean Burmester, Michael Hollick

73 - Jaco Prinsloo, Francois Coetzee, Jacques Kruyswijk, Desne van den Bergh, Lindani Ndwandwe, Roberto Lupini, Eddie Taylor, Pieter Moolman, Vaughn Groenewald, Arthur Horne (SWZ), Tertius van den Berg

74 - Prinavin Nelson, Callum Mowat, Sipho Bujela, Johan du Buisson, Christiaan Basson

75 - Ross Wellington, Peter Wilson (ENG), Maritz Wessels, Madalitso Muthiya (ZAM), Bryce Easton, Wallie Coetsee, Teboho Sefatsa

76 - Ruan de Smidt, Mpho Mafishe

77 - Drikus van der Walt, Andrew Light, Maurice Prinsloo, Kangwine Chiluba (ZAM), Alan Michell

78 - Brett Liddle, Gert Myburgh, Allister de Kock

80 - Derik Ferreira

81 - Louis Botha, Nelson Mudanyi (KEN)

82 - Peter Dlamini (SWZ)

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