Sunshine Tour

SA swing by the numbers

2015-03-16 15:28
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Cape Town - After six co-sanctioned European Tour events, Sport24 looks at the numbers from the South Africa swing of the tour.

South Africa European Tour swing by the numbers:

1 - Only one player, England's Andy Sullivan, won two events in the SA swing (Joburg Open and SA Open).

1 - Francois Coetzee shot the only albatross during the six events (At the Joburg Open)

2 - Number of countries represented in the winner's circle (England and South Africa)

3 - Number of events won by a South Africa (Branden Grace, George Coetzee, Trevor Fisher Jnr)

5 - Number of hole-in-one's during the six events

6 - Number of events played by George Coetzee and Jaco Van Zyl

6 - Number of events held in SA (Nedbank Challenge, Alfred Dunhill Championship, SA Open, Africa Open, Joburg Open, Tshwane Open) tied with the USA as the most used host country.

61 - Lowest round (and it came in the final round of the final event) shot by Jacques Blaauw.

9 281 - Number of birdies during the SA swing

*All facts via (see all the other numbers HERE)

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