Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Africa Open - Round One  (Getty Images)
Africa Open - Round One (Getty Images)

This week The European Tour returns to South Africa for the inaugural Tshwane Open and as always European Tour Weekly will be on the range at Copperleaf Golf & Country Estate to bring you an extensive preview and all the latest news leading up to the event.

In a special feature European Tour Weekly takes a look at the growth of golf in South Africa. There are six South African events on the 2013 European Tour schedule including this week’s Tshwane Open. On the course there are five South African players in the top twelve on The Race to Dubai including number one Richard Sterne who won the recently held Joburg Open.

Our review comes from the WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship and European Tour Weekly will bring you the best of the action from the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain where the elite 64-man field were competing for a prize fund of $8.75 million.

Unfortunately not teeing up in Arizona was Austrian Bernd Wiesberger. As first reserve for the event Wiesberger narrowly missed out playing but instead had the time to show ETW his basketball skills.

Together with all of the latest news and statistics from the Tour this completes another edition of European Tour Weekly.

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1VAN DER WALT, DawieRSA18-21
2FICHARDT, DarrenRSA18-19
3DE JAGER, LouisRSA18-18
4UIHLEIN, PeterUSA18-17
T5ÅKESSON, BjörnSWE18-16
T5WILLETT, DannyENG18-16

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