How South Africa’s large overseas contingent performed over the past week.
Charles Schwab Challenge (PGA Tour)
Christiaan Bezuidenhout shared 15th place on three under par after shooting 68-68-69-72. He was six shots behind Americans Scottie Scheffler and Sam Burns, with the latter winning the playoff after a birdie on the first extra hole.
Dylan Frittelli finished on one over (T35), while Erik van Rooyen and Garrick Higgo missed the cut.
Dutch Open (DP World Tour)
JC Ritchie was the best-placed South African, finishing tied for 24th on three under – 10 strokes behind winner Victor Perez. The Frenchman beat New Zealand Ryan Fox in the playoff.
Darren Fichardt ended on one under (T37), Daniel van Tonder three over (T47) and Hennie du Plessis four over (T56).
Wilco Nienaber, Dean Burmester, Haydn Porteous, George Coetzee, Thriston Larence, Brandon Stone, Justin Walters, Oliver Bekker and Zander Lombard all missed the cut.
Farmfoods Scottish Challenge (Challenge Tour)
Bryce Easton ended on three over par with a share of 49th in a tournament that was won by Spain’s Javier Sainz after a playoff against Switzerland’s Jeremy Freiburghaus. The two were 11 under after 72 holes.
Luke Jerling ended on eight over (65th) while Ruan Conradie missed the cut.
Gateway to The Open Mizuno Open (Japan Golf Tour)
Jbe’ Kruger tied for 10th after finishing on six under – six shots behind Zimbabwe’s Scott Vincent and Australia’s Anthony Quayle.
Vincent, who trailed by seven at the start of the final round, beat Quayle in the second extra hole of the playoff.
KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (Senior Major)
Ernie Els shared 14th place in the second senior Major championship of the season on six under par after rounds of 67-70-70-71 – 10 shots behind New Zealand’s Steven Alker, who won his first senior Major.
Retief Goosen ended on two under (T33), James Kingston two over (T43) and David Frost four over (T55).
Mithra Ladies Belgian Open (Ladies European Tour)
Lee-Anne Pace‘s four under par gave her a share of 14th position. She finished 11 strokes behind the winner, Sweden’s Linn Grant.
Lejan Lewthwaite and Stacy Bregman both ended on two under par (T29).
Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play (LPGA Tour)
Paula Reto suffered a 2&1 defeat by Japan’s Ayaka Furue in the quarter-finals.
Ashleigh Buhai did not escape the group stage.