Eastern Province Stroke Play: Dillon Germshuys wins for the second time
Dillon Germshuys of Walmer Golf Club shot 2-under 139 to win the Eastern Province Stroke Play Championship at Wedgewood Golf Club in Gqeberha, South Africa.
Germshuys clinched the title with back-to-back rounds of 70, narrowly edging out a trio of competitors, which included Altin van der Merwe from Bellville Golf Club, Naldo Claassen from Walmer Golf Club, and Johndre Ludick from Graaff-Reinet Golf Club. These three golfers ended up T2, all carding a total score of 1-under 141, just one shot behind Germshuys.
As the final round commenced, Germshuys found himself in a tie for the lead with Dehan Joubert from Kirkwood Golf Club, both holding steady at 1-under 70. Simultaneously, Ludick followed closely, trailing by just one stroke at even-par 71.
Germshuys preserved a flawless round in the final leg, punctuating his performance with a critical birdie on No. 11, thus securing his second Eastern Province title since 2018.
Merwe, on the other hand, had the standout score of the day, carding a remarkable 6-under 65, highlighted by an eagle on the par-5 No. 4, as well as five additional birdies and a lone bogey on the par-4 No. 6.
This stretch elevated Merwe to a joint runner-up finish, following a challenging 5-over 76 in the first round.
The tournament featured 67 top amateur golfers from across South Africa but had to be shortened to 36 holes due to unfavorable weather conditions.View results for Eastern Province Stroke Play
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54-hole no-cut stroke play event for South African
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