No place like home as South Africans seeks another win
South African players are aiming to continue their remarkable dominance of events on home soil in this week’s Africa Open at East London.
George Coetzee’s victory in the Joburg Open on Sunday means nine of the last 12 European Tour events staged in South Africa have been won by home players, with all four previous Africa Opens won by South Africans.
Although Coetzee will not be at East London after withdrawing from the event in order to prepare for next week’s WGC-Accenture Match Play championship in Arizona, Justin Walters is just one of his compatriots aiming to make the most of home advantage.
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