• Bezuidenhout continues rankings rise

    Christiaan Bezuidenhout
    Christiaan Bezuidenhout

    Christiaan Bezuidenhout has moved into the top 4o in the Official World Golf Rankings following consecutive wins on the European Tour.

    Bezuidenhout claimed a five-shot victory at the SA Open on Sunday, backing up his victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship the week before.

    It meant the 26-year-old climbed six places from last week up to 35th in the world as a result – his highest-ever world ranking.

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    The South African also received a decent payout for his efforts, taking home €160,889.47 (R2,972,108.70) as the winner of the second-oldest national open in the world.

    Ahead of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai this week, Bezuidenhout also moved up to fifth in the Race to Dubai, where American Patrick Reed is still leading the way.

    Dylan Frittelli climbed two spots on the OWGR for his third-place finish at the Gary Player Country Club this past weekend.

    Frittelli will start the new week in 68th position in the world and pocketed €59,623.74 (R1,101,527.73) from the SA Open.

    Louis Oosthuizen droppend down to 21st following Viktor Hovland’s win on the PGA Tour that had the Norwegian climb 11 spots up to 15th.

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