Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Nedbank Golf Challenge - Preview

The Nedbank Golf Challenge is a popular tournament in South Africa played over the Gary Player Country Club Course in Sun City. The tournament is a twelve man invitational stroke play event.

This years tournament features:

Player Country Comments
Jim Furyk Flag of the United States United States Withdrawn due to recent injury
Ernie Els Flag of South Africa South Africa
Adam Scott Flag of Australia Australia
Pádraig Harrington Flag of Ireland Ireland
Rory Sabbatini Flag of South Africa South Africa
Sergio García Flag of Spain Spain Withdrawn due to personal reasons
Justin Rose Flag of England England
Geoff Ogilvy Flag of Australia Australia
Luke Donald Flag of England England
Henrik Stenson Flag of Sweden Sweden
Retief Goosen Flag of South Africa South Africa
Charl Schwartzel Flag of South Africa South Africa
Trevor Immelman Flag of South Africa South Africa Late entrant (replaces García)
Niclas Fasth Flag of Sweden Sweden Late entrant (replaces Furyk)

My Thoughts
As this is a South African tournament I think the locals have the best chance of taking out the tournament. I will be watching out for Ernie Els (who has won 3 times), Rory Sabbatini, Retief Goosen. My outside tip is Trevor Immelman who has replaced Garcia in the tournament.

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