Nedbank Golf Challenge: old vs new

The 30-player tournament will be held at Sun City from December 5 to 8. Two debutants are already on the list


Born: November 4 1978, Winfield, Illinois, US Turned pro: 2001 Nationality: American Career highlights: Won inaugural Kodak Challenge in 2000 and a $1 million cash prize 2013 highlights: Claimed maiden PGA Tour win in Tampa Bay Classic 2013 majors: Masters, missed cut; US Open, missed cut; The Open, T79; PGA Championship,T12 NGC record: Debut

Justin ROSE
Born: July 30 1980, Joburg, SA Turned pro: 1998 Nationality: English Career highlights: Winner of 14 tournaments worldwide; winner of the European Tour Order of Merit in 2000; winner of the PGA Tour Order of Merit in 2012 2013 highlights: In March, finished second to Tiger Woods. Won his first major in the US Open at Merion 2013 majors: Masters, T25; US Open, won; The Open, missed cut; PGA Championship, T33 NGC record: Fifth appearance

Born: April 5 1976, Gothenburg, Sweden Turned pro: 1998 Nationality: Swedish Career highlights: Winner of 15 tournaments, he climbed into top 20 in world rankings in 2007. First Swede to win World Golf Championship, beating Geoff Ogilvy 2013 highlights: Finished second in the Open, third in PGA Championship 2013 majors: The Masters, T18; The US Open, T21; The Open, second; PGA Championship, third NGC record: Fifth appearance: 2006, second; 2007, fourth; 2008, won; 2009, second

Born: May 21 1984, Topeka, Kansas, US Turned pro: 2007 Nationality: American Career highlights: Twice winner of the PGA Tour, in 2011 and 2013 2013 majors: The PGA Championship – 74th NGC record: Debut

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Compiled by: Pule Mokhine


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