Archive for January, 2013

  • Volvo’s global tournament widens the net as Argentina joins in

    The Volvo World Golf Challenge is recognised by many to be the leading tournament for club and corporate golfers. This prestigious competition begins at a local level where it is played over beautiful golf courses before national winners head to the World Final. Here, they [...]


  • Best Ever Volvo World Golf Challenge Draws to a Close… and Starts Again

    The Volvo World Golf Challenge is now recognised as the greatest and most prestigious event for the club golfer, and this week’s World Final in South Africa has been the biggest and best so far. With the focus very much on the golf, the finalists [...]


  • Playing With The Pros… the Ultimate Thrill

    The unique and unbeatable proposition of Playing With The Pros came true today at Durban Country Club for the leading seventeen finalists from the 2012 Volvo World Golf Challenge as they enjoyed the golfing experience of a lifetime. Now in its third year, the Amateur-Pro [...]


  • World Final Day Two – New Champion Is Crowned

    Wednesday night saw the finalists reflecting on their first round performances before heading off into the hills of KwaZulu Natal to visit Shakaland, a Zulu cultural village. Here, they were told about the history of the area, its traditions and ways, before enjoying local food [...]


  • World Final Day One – Glorious Weather Inspires Great Play

    Following the final practice opportunity for the competitors, the evening before the start of the two-day World Final was the perfect time to listen to Tournament Director Fanny Sunesson go through the rules and procedures before introducing her assistants. This was then followed by a [...]


  • Practice Day… Sunshine, Cooling Winds, Final Preparation

    With a record 67 golfers converging on the beautiful Zimbali Golf Resort here in South Africa, there is an even greater sense of competition and anticipation than ever before as the participants arrive from all over the globe to compete in the World Final of [...]


  • UK Finalist Aiming to Continue Remarkable Run of Success

    Amateur golfer John O’Dea from the UK flies off to South Africa this week to take part in the World Final of the Volvo World Golf Challenge. Playing off a handicap of 11, John is a member at Bowood in the West of England and [...]


  • Final Countdown Begins for the European Tour’s Tournament of Champions

    South Africa’s summer sunshine is sure to boost the spirits as no fewer than 34 of the world’s best golfers make their final preparations before heading to Durban Country Club for the 2013 European Tour’s curtain-raiser, the Volvo Golf Champions. Each and every one of [...]



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