Saturday, 10 January 2004
(General Stats)

First played:
1893

Most wins:
13, Gary Player between 1956-1981

Consecutive wins:
5, Bobby Locke 1937-40 and 46, Gary Player 1965-69

Youngest winner:
Bobby Locke, 17 in 1935

Oldest winner:
Sid Brews, 53 in 1952


(Stats since 1997 when event became part of The European Tour International Schedule)

Past winners:
1997: Vijay Singh, 1998: Ernie Els, 1999: David Frost,
2000: Mathias Grönberg, 2001: Mark McNulty,
2002: Tim Clark, 2003: Trevor Immelman

Lowest 18 hole score:
63 (-9), John Mellor, 2000, Malcolm Mackenzie, 2001

Lowest first 18 hole score:
64 (-8), Ernie Els, 1998, Carl Pettersson, 2002

Lowest first 36 hole score:
133 (-11), James Kingston, 2002

Lowest first 54 hole score:
201 (-15), Vijay Singh, 1997

Lowest 72 hole score:
269 (-19), Tim Clark, 2002

Lowest under par winning score:
269 (-19), Tim Clark, 2002

Lowest final round by a winner:
65 (-7), Tim Clark, 2002

Wire-to-wire-winners:
None

Largest 18 hole lead:
2 shots, Ernie Els, 1998, Carl Pettersson, 2002

Largest 36 hole lead:
3 shots, Sven Strüver, 1999; Tim Clark, 2003

Largest 54 hole lead:
2 shots, Vijay Singh, 1997, Hennie Otto, 2001, Tim Clark, 2002

Largest winning margin:
3 shots, Ernie Els, 1998

Biggest final round comeback by a winner:
5 shots, Mathias Grönberg, 2000

Play-offs:
Trevor Immelman beat Tim Clark, 2003

Holes-in-one:
Neil Homann, 1998 (Durban CC)
Paul McGinley, 1999 (Stellenbosch GC)
Anthony Wall, 1999, (Stellenbosch GC)
Henk Alberts (AM), 2000 (Randpark GC)

High cut:
146 (+4), 1999

Low cut:
144 (Level), 2000, 02

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