Tournament History

Richie Ramsay won his first European Tour title at the 2010 South African Open Championship, beating Shiv Kapur in a play-off. The Scotsman started the final round five off the lead but carded a best-of-the-day 65 to tie with Kapur at 13 under par, then birdied the first extra hole to secure victory. The event was staged at Pearl Valley Golf Estates, where it has been since 2008. Ramsay’s triumph broke the eight-year stranglehold South Africans had on the tournament as it had had a home winner every year since 2002. Richard Sterne was the champion in 2009 and before him were James Kingston, Ernie Els, Retief Goosen, Tim Clark (twice, in 2005 and 2002) and Trevor Immelman (2003 and 2004).

Past Winners

Tournament & Venue
Winner and Prize Fund
2014Nov 21
2012Nov 15
2011Nov 24
2011Dec 16
2010Dec 17
2009Dec 18
2008Dec 13
2007Dec 14
2006Dec 15
2005Jan 20
2004Jan 15
2003Jan 09
2002Jan 10
2001Jan 25
2000Jan 20
1999Jan 21
1998Feb 05
1997Feb 06

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
T1RAMSAY, RichieSCO18-13
T1KAPUR, ShivIND18-13
3HANSEN, AndersDEN18-12
T4MOLINARI, EdoardoITA18-11
T6FICHARDT, DarrenRSA18-10
T8BOTHMA, MichielRSA18-9
T8HANSEN, SorenDEN18-9

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