LALI STANDER: A string of unsung heroes in SA’s golf history
Many of them were late bloomers and near champs, and a number of women swung like the best of them
Ask a South African to name the country’s best golfers and the names Gary Player, Ernie Els and Retief Goosen always pop up. But what about Sid Brews, Ronnie Glennie or Clarence Olander? This week we take a look at some of the unsung heroes of SA’s golfing past.
The current structures in amateur golf in SA seem to churn out top young player after top young player with such ease that it is not surprising you find golfers from the southern tip of Africa on leader boards worldwide in any given week...