SA-born Sabbatini the toast of Slovakia after brave silver

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01 August 2021 - 18:28 By Ian Ransom, Rozanna Latiff, Karolos Grohmann and Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber

If Slovakia’s fledgling golf industry enjoys a boost in sales in coming weeks, it might have a stocky South African to thank after Rory Sabbatini earned silver for the eastern European nation in an Olympic record round at the Tokyo Games on Sunday.

Durban-born Sabbatini, a six-time winner on the US PGA Tour, represented SA at a slew of World Cups and won the team-based event with Trevor Immelman in 2003...

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