Joburg Open ‘merged’ into SA Open

22 October 2018 - 16:09 By Staff Reporter
Shubankar Sharma of India and his caddie on the18th hole during the completion of the final round of the Joburg Open at Randpark Golf Club.
Shubankar Sharma of India and his caddie on the18th hole during the completion of the final round of the Joburg Open at Randpark Golf Club.
Image: Luke Walker/Getty Images

The Sunshine Tour will be less one co-sanctioned event with the announcement that the Joburg Open is to be merged into the South African Open.

The tour said in a statement on Monday that the tournament‚ to be hosted at the Randpark Golf Club from December 6-9‚ would be sponsored by the City of Johannesburg.

The R17.5m event will be a tri-sanctioned between the local Sunshine Tour and the European and Asian tours and will feature a field of 240 professionals playing on the club’s two courses‚ Firethorn and Bushwillow.


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