A quick nine with Nicole Garcia

Nicole GarciaSouth African rookie Nicole Garcia tied for 34th at the Lalla Aicha Tour School Final Qualifying and earned Category 9b membership of the Ladies European Tour in December last year. The 23-year-old from Ebotse Golf Estate in Ekurhuleni enjoyed a stellar start to her first season on the Sunshine Ladies Tour.

Garcia reeled in five top five finishes, including a runner-up finish in her debut at the Chase to the Investec Cup for Ladies at Houghton and finished fifth on the final Order of Merit with earnings of nearly R60,000.


Terrific upshots for SA’s Pace and Garcia

Lee-Anne PaceSouth Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace vaulted into the top 60 on the LPGA Tour’s Official Money List with a top four finish at the Marathon Classic in Ohio, while Ladies European Tour rookie Nicole Garcia broke a run of missed cuts to earn her first cheque in Germany on Sunday.


Pace shares Marathon Classic lead

Lee-Anne PaceReigning Investec Cup for Ladies champion Lee-Anne Pace is just 18 holes away from landing her first LPGA Tour title after she grabbed a share of the third round lead at the Marathon Classic in Ohio on Saturday.


Garcia leads SA challenge in Germany

Nicole GarciaEkurhuleni’s Nicole Garcia took advantage of the high temperatures at Wörthsee Golf Club near Munich to fire a superb four-under-par 68 to vault inside the top 12 at the Ladies German Open on Thursday.

The 23-year-old Sunshine Ladies Tour regular spearheads the South African challenge at the Ladies European Tour event and will start the second round just four off the pace from England’s Charley Hull, Scotland’s Kylie Walker and Yu Yang Zhang from China, who shared the first round lead.


Pace within striking distance in Ohio

Lee-Anne PaceA superb opening round at the LPGA Tour’s Marathon Classic in Ohio lifted South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace within four shots of first round leader, Laura Diaz from the United States.

The 15-year LPGA Tour veteran reeled in nine birdies for a flawless 62 at the Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, while Pearl Valley’s Pace fired an opening five-under-par 66 to join American Austin Ernst in second.


Williams and Garcia upbeat in Germany

Kim WilliamsRegardless of a few set-backs in their rookie season, South Africans Kim Williams and Nicole Garcia are pretty cheerful ahead of this week’s Ladies German Open at Wörthsee Golf Club in Germany.

The pair are lining up in €250,000 Ladies European Tour event alongside compatriots Stacy Bregman and Connie Chen and Sunshine Ladies Tour regulars, Bonita Bredenhann from Namibia and Nobuhle Dlamini from Swaziland.


Pace looks ahead after British Women’s Open

Lee-Anne PaceSouth Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace is geared for another solid week on the LPGA Tour after sealing her position at 55th in the Women’s World Golf rankings with a top 30 finish at the Ricoh British Women’s Open on Sunday.

Following rounds of 75, 73, 72 and 77 at Royal Birkdale for a share of 29th on nine-over-par 297, the Pearl Valley golfer flew straight to Toledo in Ohio to join compatriots Ashleigh Simon and Paula Reto at the Marathon Classic, which tees off on Thursday.


Big weekend for Pace at Royal Birkdale

Lee-Anne PaceSouth Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace will be hunting her best finish in the Ricoh British Women’s Open after a solid second round performance helped the Investec Cup for Ladies champion make the weekend at Royal Birkdale.

Pace opened with a three-over-par 75 to tie for 43rd, but a 73 on Friday lifted her to a tie for 34th on four-over-par 148.


SA ladies with work to do at Royal Birkdale

Lee-Anne PaceLee-Anne Pace, Stacy Bregman and Ashleigh Simon will have some work to do in today’s second round of the Ricoh British Women’s Open after a tough day at the office in the opening round of the season’s third major.


Bregman primed for Royal Birkdale

Stacy Bregman and Steve WalshBuoyed by back-to-back top 10 finishes in the last fortnight, Stacy Bregman arrived at Royal Birkdale on Monday aiming for more success in this week’s Ricoh Women’s British Open.

Following a tie for fifth at the Italian Ladies Open at the end of June, the 28-year-old Joburg pro notched her fourth top 10 finish this season at the ISPS Handa European Ladies Masters on Sunday.

The strong performances has significantly boosted her confidence ahead of the season’s third Major.


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