Porteous wins South African Stroke Play
GEORGE, South Africa (Feb. 15, 2013) -- Haydn Porteous, the No. 4 player in the Golfweek/amateurgolf.com World Rankings, completed a masterful performance to take home the top prize at the 2013 South African Stroke Play at Oubaai Golf Club.

Porteous shot rounds of 69-67-70-69 to total 13-under.

It's the second straight title in his country's stroke play championship for Porteous, who also has won Prince's Grant Amateur and the Boland Amateur Open in the last year.

Porteous held off second-round leader Werner Ferreira for a two-shot victory. Ferreira matched Porteous with a final-round 69 but it wasn't enough to overcome the two-time champion.

Alejandro Tosti was third, three shots behind the leader.

Brady Watt, who has made plenty of news with his red-hot play in Australia this year, finished alone in fourth place.

Results For South African Amateur Stroke Play Golf Championship
1South AfricaHaydn PorteousSouth Africa70069-67-70-69--275
2South AfricaWerner FerreiraSouth Africa50073-67-68-70--278
3ArgentinaAlejandro TostiArgentina40073-67-68-70--278
4AustraliaBrady WattAustralia40071-67-70-71--279
T5Northern IrelandDermot McElroyNorthern Ireland40074-69-70-67--280

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ABOUT THE South African Stroke Play

The premier amateur stroke play event in South Africa, with a field comprised of the best South African amateurs and a strong contingent of Europeans. 72 hole stroke play championship with a cut after 36 holes.

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