Schwartzel on a roll as he goes for a Leopard Creek treble

Published: 07/02/2013

Charl Schwartzel finds himself a red-hot favourite for his first tournament of 2013 this week – and no wonder.

The former US Masters champion finished last year in staggering fashion, winning the Thailand championship by 11 shots and then the Alfred Dunhill championship on home soil by 12.

That was the 28-year-old South African’s second victory at Leopard Creek and now he tries for his third in four years in the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington.

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