Fleetwood makes it a double in ‘Africa’s Major’

In a tense final round played against the backdrop of a gathering storm and a weather-delay, and with the leaderboard packed tighter than a waterhole at dusk in the neighbouring Pilanesberg National Park, Tommy Fleetwood’s chip-in for eagle on the par-five 14th proved decisive as he went on to win by a single shot on…

Eleven shacks burnt in fire, 20 families bereft

A big fire destroyed the homes of 11 families and 20 people lost all their possessions last night around 11 pm.The fire was said to have been started by a candle that developed into a blaze and then spread from one shack to another at a rapid rate. Please if anyone can spare anything please…

Airforce and SAPS retrieve body from bottom of Bloukrans

Yesterday the SA Air Force from Gqeberha, the K9 Search and Rescue Unit and the SAPS Diving unit were involved in a three-hour recovery operation, to airlift the body of a 47 year-old suspected suicide victim from a depth of 180m from the top of the bridge that is 216m high.Police have identified and announced…

Coetzee wins the PGA again

George Coetzee clinched his second PGA Championship title at the St Francis Links today with a polished four-under-par 68 on Sunday, including two eagles and almost a third, that carried him to 15-under-par and a three-stroke victory in the prestigious R1.2 million tournament..Coetzee had just a one-stroke lead going into the final round and says:…

Ferreira wins a VW with hole-in-one at PGA

Golfer Stephen Ferreira shot a hole-in-one on the 17th at St Francis Links today in the final round of the PGA Championship today, and will drive home in his prize T-Roc car from Dirk Ellis!!

Coetzee focused on PGA Champs Title

By Michael Vlismas After the penultimate round of the PGA Championship at the Links, Coetzee says there is no magic recipe for winning golf, but this 13-time champion on the Sunshine Tour enjoyed more than a few ounces of inspiration on Saturday . “It wasn’t really my plan to not get any bogeys, I just…

Rookie Casey Jarvis chases PGA Champs

By Michael Vlismas Casey Jarvis, a 19 years-old, Sunshine Tour rookie, produced a display of considerable ability today at St Francis Links when he fired a brilliant four-under-par 68 to snatch a two-stroke lead after the second round of the prestigious PGA Championship at the St Francis Links. Jarvis now goes into the weekend on…

Truck hits two women, one fatally

One woman passed on and another was seriously injured after being hit by a truck on the R330 in St Francis this week.The SAPs are investigating a case of culpable homicide.According to some eye witnesses the incident happened on the R330 near the Sand River Bridge on the Oyster Bay side of the R300.The SAPS…

Kouga to get R57.4-m from national government for drought relief

The South African national government is to give the Kouga municipality R57.4 million to help secure crucial, additional water for the drought-stricken Kouga area.These funds are in addition to the about R200+-million already given by national government over the past two years through the Department of Water and Sanitation. The latest funding application for drought-relief,…

Attack on Oyster Bay couple – speedy arrests

An elderly couple in Oyster Bay was attacked in an armed robbery in the Oyster Bay area of St Francis, but following immediate action and speey arrests three men are now behind bars and a the edlery lady’s handbag was recovered.It is alleged yesterday evening,1 0 October, at about 6.30 pm, the elderly couple in…

Cape Town woman dies after shark attack at Plett

(edited by Bev Mortimer) NSRI Plettenberg Bay recovered the body of a 39 year-old Cape Town woman following a reports of shark activity at Central Beach, this morning. This follows unusual, increased shark activity in the area recently.The local NSRI reports that they and the SAPS were activated at just before 8 am this Sunday…