European Tour

Golf moved for Madiba services

2013-12-09 14:10
Nelson Mandela (File)

Cape Town - A European Tour golf event in Durban will start a day earlier as the country prepares for the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela.

"In recognition of the national period of mourning for the passing of former President Mr Nelson Mandela, provision will be made for observing the day of the state funeral for Mr Mandela which will take place on Sunday, December 15," the European Tour said on their website.

"This is during the originally scheduled playing days (from Thursday, December 12 - Sunday, December 15), so the tournament will start a day early, and in that way, the four rounds can be completed by the scheduled close of the event."

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