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South African Open Championship 
 
(General Stats) 
First played: 1893
Most wins: 13, Gary Player between 1956-81
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,
 2004: Trevor Immelman, 2005: Tim Clark
 2006: Retief Goosen, 2007: Ernie Els, 2008: James Kingston,
 2009: Richard Sterne, 2010: Richie Ramsay, 2011: Ernie Els (Dec 2010),
 2011: Hennie Otto (Nov 2011), 2012: Henrik Stenson, 2014: Morten Ørum Madsen
Lowest 18 hole score: 62 (-10), Hennie Otto, 2012
 (Note: In 2011 (Dec 2010), in rounds 3 and 4 the par was reduced to a 69 from 72)
Lowest first 18 hole score: 64 (-8), Ernie Els, 1998, Carl Pettersson, 2002,
 Brett Rumford, 2004, Fabrizio Zanotti, 2009, Martin Erlandsson, 2010,
 Retief Goosen, Alex Cejka, 2011 (Dec 2010), Merrick Bremner, 2012,
 Matthew Nixon, 2014
Lowest first 36 hole score: 130 (-14), Ernie Els, 2011 (Dec 2010)
Lowest first 54 hole score: 194 (-19), Ernie Els, 2011 (Dec 2010), (Round 3 par reduced to a 69 from 72)
Lowest 72 hole score: 257 (-25), Ernie Els, 2011 (Dec 2010) (Rounds 3 and 4 par reduced to a 69 from 72)
Lowest under par winning score: 257 (-25), Ernie Els, 2011 (Dec 2010) (Rounds 3 and 4 par reduced to a 69 from 72)
Lowest final round by a winner: 63 (-6), Ernie Els, 2011 (Dec 2010)
Wire-to-wire-winners: None
Largest 18 hole lead: 2 shots, Ernie Els, 1998, Carl Pettersson, 2002, Merrick Bremner, 2012
Largest 36 hole lead: 5 shots, Ross Fisher, 2006
Largest 54 hole lead: 3 shots, Retief Goosen, 2006, Trevor Immelman, 2007, Hennie Otto, 2011 (Nov 11),
 Henrik Stenson, 2012
Largest winning margin: 6 shots, Tim Clark, 2005
Biggest final round 6 shots, Richard Sterne, 2009
comeback by a winner: 
Play-offs: Trevor Immelman beat Tim Clark, 2003
 Richard Sterne beat Gareth Maybin, 2009
 Richie Ramsay beat Shiv Kapur, 2010
Holes-in-one: Neil Homann, 1998 (Durban CC)
 Paul McGinley, 1999 (Stellenbosch GC)
 Anthony Wall, 1999, (Stellenbosch GC)
 Henk Alberts (AM), 2000 (Randpark GC)
 Hernan Rey, 2005 (Durban CC)
 Richard Finch, 2007 (Humewood GC)
 Callum Macualay, 2010 (Pearl Valley)
 Richard Bland, 2011 (Dec 2010) (Durban CC)
 Charl Schwartzel, 2011 (Dec 2010) (Durban CC)
 Terrence  Boardman (AM), 2012 (Serengeti Golf & Wildlife Estate)
 Sihwan Kim, 2014 (Glendower GC)
Low cut: 141 (-3), 2011 (Dec 2010)
High cut: 154 (+8), 2006
 153 (+9), 2008

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1MADSEN, Morten ØrumDEN18-19
T2KRUGER, JbeRSA18-17
T2OTTO, HennieRSA18-17
T4CRESPI, MarcoITA18-16
T4SCHWARTZEL, CharlRSA18-16
6CAÑIZARES, AlejandroESP18-15
T7FISHER JNR, TrevorRSA18-14
T7CARLSSON, JohanSWE18-14
9ABERY, WarrenRSA18-13
T10MULROY, GarthRSA18-12

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