Vodacom Origins celebrates with a return to St Francis Links
By Michael Vlismas – supplied to St Francis Chronicle
The Vodacom Origins of Golf series celebrates its 10th anniversary as South Africa’s premier pro-am series with a return to St Francis Links for this year’s final.
This year’s series has been one of the most memorable as it has produced record victories and unearthed the new stars of South African golf.
Teeing off at Simola in June, the Vodacom Origins of Golf series began with a breakthrough victory by Jacques Blaauw.
With at least eight players vying for the title over the closing holes, Blaauw produced a moment of brilliance when he holed his wedge for an eagle on the par-four 16th on his way to a one-stroke victory.
“I was on the back foot and needed to play hard, so I just went at it,” he said of his closing nine holes of 31 for one of…
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