Lee Westwood, a two-time winner of the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player, has confirmed he will return to Sun City in November.
Ashley Chesters remained one shot clear of nearest challenger Grégory Bourdy when the first round of the weather-affected Andalucía Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation reached its conclusion on Friday afternoon.
Richie Ramsay's main ambition is to finish the week inside the top 116 in the Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex but after making a strong start at Real Club Valderrama on Thursday, the Scotsman switched his focus to contending for the trophy.
The economic impact of East Lothian hosting the 2018 Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open and Ladies Scottish Open has been estimated at almost £5.5 million.
Defending champion and tournament host Sergio Garcia continued his love affair with Real Club Valderrama as he grabbed a share of the early clubhouse lead on the weather-disrupted opening day of the Andalucía Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation.
Defending champion Sergio Garcia held a share of the lead as he reached the turn on day one of the weather-delayed Andalucía Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation.