How South Africa’s overseas contingent performed over the past week.
LIV Golf Invitational Portland (LIV Golf Series)
Branden Grace picked up a cheque for $4-million after winning the second LIV Golf event, in Portland. He ended on 13 under after 54 holes, two shots ahead of Mexican Carlos Ortiz.
Louis Oosthuizen finished fifth on seven under and Justin Harding T8 on three under.
Further down the leaderboard were Ian Snyman and Hennie du Plessis (both six over, T29), the winner of the first LIV event in London, Charl Schwartzel (eight over, T37th), and Shaun Norris (17 over, 47th).
In the team contest, Grace, Oosthuizen, Du Plessis and Schwartzel shared $1.5m for finishing second with Stinger GC.
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John Deere Classic (PGA Tour)
Christiaan Bezuidenhout secured a spot at The Open with a share of second place at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois. The South African finished on 18 under, alongside Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo and three shots behind the winner, Poland’s JT Poston.
Dylan Frittelli ended on 10 under (T30), while Dawie van der Walt failed to make the cut.
The Ascendant presented by Blue (Korn Ferry Tour)
MJ Daffue‘s final-round 65 propelled him to 14 under par and sixth place, three shots behind the winner, China’s Zecheng Dou.
Horizon Irish Open (DP World Tour)
Thriston Lawrence finished third on 16 under par, four shots behind the first Polish winner on the DP World Tour, Adrian Meronk.
Oliver Bekker was the next-best placed South African, on 10 under, for a share of 16th.
Justin Walters ended on nine under (T20), Compleat Golfer playing editor Brandon Stone on five under (T46) and Zander Lombard on two over (T76).
Dean Burmester, George Coetzee, Richard Sterne, Daniel van Tonder, Darren Fichardt, Haydn Porteous and Jacques Kruyswijk all missed the cut.
Italian Challenge Open (Challenge Tour)
Bryce Easton finished on seven under for a share of 13th, four strokes behind the winner, Norway’s Kristian Krogh Johannessen, who beat Dane Oliver Hundeboll in a sudden-death playoff.
Deon Germishuys‘ five under was good enough for a share of 21st, while Jacques Blaauw, who led going into the final round, slipped to three under and T30.
Tristen Strydom, Luke Jerling, Jayden Schaper, Ruan Conradie and Louis de Jager all missed the cut.
Amundi German Masters (Ladies European Tour)
Lee-Anne Pace shared 13th place on six under, nine strokes behind the winner, Maja Stark of Sweden.
Casandra Alexander finished on three under (T32) and Lejan Lewthwaite on four over (T55).
Stacy Lee Bregman didn’t make the cut.