Archive for January, 2012

  • Playing With The Pros… The Amateur-Pro Team Competition

    Click here to download the result list from Playing with the pros >> Although the Volvo World Golf Challenge is already widely recognised as the biggest and most prestigious event for the club golfer, there is an additional element that is unique to Volvo and [...]


  • Playing With The Pros…
    A Dream Comes True

    After two days of intense competition to decide the winner of the Volvo World Golf Challenge, the 18 leading amateurs all looked forward to the golfing thrill of a lifetime as they prepared to team up with two top Professionals – stars of the European [...]


  • World Final – Full Results

    The 55 finalists who made it to Fancourt here in South Africa are already all winners and to be congratulated even before they arrived. Each of them qualified from an original worldwide field of more than 50,000 golfers, so to make it to the World [...]


  • New World Champion Revealed

    Following 36 holes of hotly contested Stableford play and with the second round played in perfect golfing conditions, the new World Champion of the Volvo World Golf Challenge can be confirmed as Johannes Zelger from Italy. After an opening round where he scored an excellent [...]


  • Final Round… The Winner Emerges

    Following Wednesday night’s visit to the Botlierskop Private Game Reserve where the finalists encountered lions, rhinos and giraffes as well as a delicious barbecue under the stars, it was time for a good night’s sleep in preparation for Day Two of the World Final of [...]


  • Finnish off to a good start

    After a strength-sapping round over the glorious Montagu Course, things are shaping up nicely in the World Final of the Volvo World Golf Challenge. Overnight leader with a hugely impressive 40 points is young Finnish contestant, Jerry Brown. Playing off a handicap of 3, he [...]


  • Round One… Sunshine and Birdies

    Following a slightly overcast start to the day, the sun returned in all its glory to shine down on the 55 players taking part in the opening round of the World Final of the Volvo World Golf Challenge. This in turn meant that the spectacular [...]


  • Practice Day… The Atmosphere is Building

    There is a real buzz of excitement in the air here at Fancourt as the 55 competitors arrive from all over the globe to compete in the World Final of the Volvo World Golf Challenge.   Today is practice day – a chance to take [...]


  • World Final 2011 – the competition is about to begin…

    Welcome to the new-look Volvo World Golf Challenge website which this week will be updated regularly with news from the glorious Fancourt Estate in Western Cape, South Africa, as the World Final takes place.   More than 50 amateur golfers from across the globe are [...]



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