European Tour rookie Erik van Rooyen is starting to reap the rewards of years of dedication and graces the cover of Compleat Golfer’s October issue, now on sale and packed with local and international content.
Van Rooyen was in South Africa for a bit of rest and recuperation and we caught up with him for a discussion on how his year has gone and what lies ahead.
His story, which continues to evolve, is our cover feature this month.
Also in focus is the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, golf’s biggest and best Pro-Am played across Scotland’s finest links courses. We bring you up to speed with the event and try keep calm amid all the celebrities thrown into the equation.
While on that subject, we replay Branden Grace’s victory at the event in 2012
Our local angles centre on Neil Schietekat and Vaughn Groenewald while we also look to the final ladies’ Major of the year and explore the story of Annika Sorenstam and her connection to SA.
This month, we profile the Fish River Resort golf course; a course that has faced a number of challenges in recent years but remains a gem of the Eastern Cape
Our celebrity this month is Rolene Strauss. Known to many as a former Miss South Africa and Miss World, she’s also an avid golfer with some really funny stories to tell.
We continue to build up to the Els for Autism finals at the Lost City and caught up with two friends on their way to mix it with the best of the season so far.
Grab your copy for more informative instruction, rules and fitness updates which go alongside Ryan Cairns’ road trip and columns from Gary Lemke and Andy Capostagno.
Another issue well worth the R34.90 cover price, get yours on sale now!