South African Airways Open
South African Airways Open
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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 Dates: Thursday, December 15th through Sunday, December 18th
 Site: Fancourt Hotel & Country Club Estate (The Links), George, South Africa
 Course Architect: Gary Player (2000)
 Par: 73
 Yardage: 7,518
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 396 yds   10 - Par 4 408 yds
               2 - Par 3 231 yds   11 - Par 3 161 yds
               3 - Par 4 469 yds   12 - Par 4 503 yds
               4 - Par 4 494 yds   13 - Par 5 533 yds
               5 - Par 5 549 yds   14 - Par 4 361 yds
               6 - Par 4 341 yds   15 - Par 4 461 yds
               7 - Par 4 476 yds   16 - Par 5 584 yds
               8 - Par 3 202 yds   17 - Par 3 191 yds
               9 - Par 5 609 yds   18 - Par 5 549 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,767 Yds         37 3,751 Yds
 
 
 Annual: 95th
 Defending Champion: Tim Clark
 Runner-Up: Gregory Havret, Charl Schwartzel
 Tournament Record: 267 (Tony Johnstone, 1993)
 54-Hole Record: 201 (Vijay Singh, 1997)
 36-Hole Record: 133 (James Kingston, 2002)
 Course Record: 62 (John Bland, 1993 - Durban Country Club)
 Total Purse: $932,340
 Shares: 1st Place - $147,085; 2nd Place - $107,039; 3rd Place - $64,503
 
                             2005 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Tim Clark              273              James Kingston          280
 Gregory Havret         279              Graeme Storm            280
 Charl Schwartzel       279              Gregory Bourdy          281
 Darren Clarke          280              David Howell            281
 Nick Dougherty         280              Titch Moore             281
                                         Tjaart van der Walt     281
 
                     Past South African Airways Open Winners
                     ---------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2005  Tim Clark (273) -- Gregory Havret, Charl Schwartzel
 2004  Trevor Immelman (276) -- Steve Webster, Alastair Forsyth
 2003  *Trevor Immelman (274) -- Tim Clark
 2002  Tim Clark (269) -- Steve Webster
 2001  Mark McNulty (280) -- Justin Rose
 2000  Mathias Gronberg (274) -- Darren Fichardt, Nick Price, Ricardo Gonzalez
 1999  David Frost (279) -- Jeev Milkha Singh, Scott Dunlap
 1998  Ernie Els (270) -- David Frost
 1997  Vijay Singh (270) -- Nick Price
 1996  Ernie Els (275) -- Brenden Pappas
 1995  Retief Goosen (275) -- Ernie Els
 1994  Not held in 1994 because of two in 1993
 1993  Tony Johnstone (267) -- Ernie Els
 1993  Clinton Whitelaw (279) -- Retief Goosen
 1992  Ernie Els (275) -- Derek James
 1991  Wayne Westner (272) -- Tony Johnstone, Mark James
 1990  Trevor Dodds (285) -- Hugh Royer
 1989  Fred Wadsworth (278) -- Tom Lehman
 1988  Wayne Westner (275) -- Ian Mosey
 1987  *Mark McNulty (278) -- Fulton Allem
 1986  David Frost (275) -- Tony Johnstone
 1985  Gavin Levenson (280) -- Phil Simmons
 1984  Tony Johnstone (274) -- Fulton Allem
 1983  Charlie Bolling (278) -- Tertius Claassens
 1982  Not held
 1981  *Gary Player (272) -- John Bland, Warren Humphreys
 1980  Bobby Cole (279) -- Mark McNulty
 1979  Gary Player (279) -- Ian Mosey
 1978  Hugh Baiocchi (285) -- Gary Levenson
 1977  Gary Player (273) -- Dale Hayes, Bobby Cole
 1976  Gary Player (280) -- Dave Suddards, Bobby Verwey
 1976  *Dale Hayes (287) -- John Fourie
 1975  Gary Player (278) -- Allan Henning
 1974  Bobby Cole (272) -- Allan Henning
 1973  Bob Charles (282) -- Vin Baker, Graham Marsh, Bobby Cole
 1972  Gary Player (274) -- Bobby Cole
 1971  Simon Hobday (276) -- Gary Player
 1970  Tommy Horton (285) -- Terry Westbrook
 1969  Gary Player (273) -- Trevor Wilkes
 1968  Gary Player (274) -- Cobie Legrange
 1967  Gary Player (279) -- Allan Henning
 1966  Gary Player (278) -- Harold Henning, Cobie Legrange
 1965  Gary Player (273) -- John Hayes
 1964  Not held in 1964 because of two in 1963
 1963  Allan Henning (278) -- Bruce Keyter
 1963  Retief Waltman (281) -- Papwa Sewgolum
 1962  Harold Henning (285) -- Denis Hutchinson
 1961  Retief Waltman (289) -- Barry Franklin
 1960  Gary Player (280) -- Harold Henning, Tommy Trevena
 1959  Denis Hutchinson (282) -- Gary Player
 1958  Arthur Stewart (281) -- Bobby Locke
 1957  *Harold Henning (289) -- Sandy Guthrie
 1956  Gary Player (286) -- Bruce Keyter
 1955  Bobby Locke (283) -- Reg Taylor
 1954  Reg Taylor (289) -- Jannie le Roux
 1953  *Jimmy Boyd (302) -- Otway Hayes
 1952  Sid Brews (305) -- Sandy Guthrie
 1951  Bobby Locke (277) -- Jimmy Boyd, Harry Bradshaw
 1950  Bobby Locke (280) -- Sandy Guthrie
 1949  Sid Brews (291) -- Eric Moore
 1948  Mickey Janks (298) -- Sandy Guthrie
 1947  Ronnie Glennie (293) -- Eric Moore
 1946  Bobby Locke (285) -- Steve Boshoff
 1945  Not held
 1944  Not held
 1943  Not held
 1942  Not held
 1941  Not held
 1940  Bobby Locke (293) -- Steve Boshoff
 1939  Bobby Locke (279) -- Clarence Olander, Bobby Bodmer
 1938  Bobby Locke (279) -- Sid Brews
 1937  Bobby Locke (288) -- Clarence Olander
 1936  *Clarence Olander (297) -- John Robertson
 1935  Bobby Locke (296) -- Jock Verwey
 1934  Sid Brews (319) -- Jock Verwey
 1933  Sid Brews (297) -- Charles Mcllvenny
 1932  Charles Mcllvenny (304) -- Bob Grimsdell
 1931  Sid Brews (302) -- Bob Grimsdell, Charles Mcllvenny
 1930  Sid Brews (297) -- Jock Brews
 1929  Archie Tosh (315) -- Jock Brews
 1928  Jock Brews (297) -- Sid Brews
 1927  Sid Brews (301) -- Bertie Elkin, Charles Mcllvenny
 1926  Jock Brews (301) -- Bertie Elkin
 1925  Sid Brews (295) -- Jock Brews
 1924  Bertie Elkin (316) -- Jock Brews, Sid Brews
 1923  Jock Brews (315) -- Archie Tosh
 1922  F. Jangle (310) -- Jock Brews
 1921  Jock Brews (316) -- Archie Tosh
 1920  Laurie Waters (302) -- Bertie Elkin
 1919  W.H. Horne (320) -- H.G. Stewart
 1918  Not held
 1917  Not held
 1916  Not held
 1915  Not held
 1914  George Fotheringham (299) -- Jock Brews
 1913  James Prentice (304) -- J. Binnie, J. Fotheringham
 1912  George Fotheringham (305) -- Laurie Waters
 1911  George Fotheringham (301) -- Dave Guthrie
 1910  George Fotheringham (315) -- A.G. Gray
 1909  John Fotheringham (306) -- George Fotheringham
 1908  George Fotheringham (294) -- Laurie Waters
 1907  Laurie Waters (146) -- A.G. Gray
 1906  A.G. Gray (151) -- H. Fraser Watson
 1905  A.G. Gray (NA) -- George Fotheringham
 1904  Laurie Waters (143) -- A.G. Gray
 1903  Laurie Waters (163) -- J.W. Stewart

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