The 29-year-old South African’s magnificent win at the John Deere Classic pales in significance to what it means for his future.
South Africa’s golfing legend will be teeing off with his promising nephew at Pebble Beach.
Even the New York Post has taken notice of 33-year-old Justin Harding!
The familiar crowd will be present, though late-bloomer Justin Harding could be an interesting bet.
The 2010 Open Championship winner’s form looks ominously decent with the majors creeping closer.
He will now play his golf as a Slovak and is likely to represent the eastern European country at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Genial Lipsky ends local Leopard Creek dominance

He’s the first foreigner to win in Malelane since 2010.

Stone rallies to lurk behind leaders at Leopard Creek

The 25-year-old has the extra incentive of being the defending champion at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

The brilliance of Leopard Creek is its versatlity

Johann Rupert’s course achieves the double whammy of being challenging to the professionals as well as accommodating for the average player.

Schwartzel returns to happy hunting ground

The 2011 Masters champion has a superb record at Leopard Creek and wants to atone for a bad weekend at the SA Open.

Oosthuizen ticks a big box with SA Open victory

He made a ropey start, but then showed immense class to finally claim the elusive local title.

Oosthuizen keeps himself out of trouble

And goes into the final round of the SA Open still holding a decent lead.

Els shows he still has what it takes on family day

The Big Easy completed a superb third round at the SA Open and, to make it just that more special, he did so with his nephew as playing partner.

Schwartzel goes nuclear in galloping to SA Open lead

The 34-year-old once again shows his pedigree, but now he needs to find the consistency to build on this platform.

Getting the wedges close all that was missing for Grace

His great mate, co-leader Louis Oosthuizen, certainly won’t be resting on his laurels.

Huge field vying for glory at SA Open

A whopping 240 players will converge on Randpark’s two courses as the world’s second oldest national open.

A win at Randpark would put Oosthuizen in elite company

And a fine showing at the Nedbank Challenge suggests South Africa’s 36th world ranked player might very much be in contention.

Schwartzel wants to end the hurt

He’s fallen agonisingly short twice in the South African Open. It’s time to change that.

I played some good golf, says Louis Oosthuizen

Despite bowing the knee to a brilliant Lee Westwood, South Africa’s leading man in this year’s Nedbank Golf Challenge certainly could look back fondly at his efforts.

Home comforts bring out the best in Schwartzel

2012’s runner-up at Africa’s Major makes a fine start to finish joint second after the opening round, positively influencing his good friend Louis Oosthuizen too.




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