Michael Vlismas
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/ 2 September 2005

Sorenstam set to tee off at Sun City

Annika Sorenstam could finally be on her way to South Africa. That’s the word from the organisers of the Women’s World Cup of Golf, which in January will play itself out on the fairways of the Gary Player Country Club at Sun City, again bringing a collection of the world’s top women’s golfers together on one stage.

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/ 6 December 2004

How green is your golf course?

As more and more golf developments spring up around the country, serious questions are being asked about their impact on the local fauna and flora. While a growing tourism industry, golf is not popular among environmentalists.
Is this fair, asks <i>Earthyear</i>.

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/ 14 November 2003

Balls to the cause

It’s that time of the year when some pretty strange things start happening in the world of golf. Nick Faldo buys an island for £2,5-million to develop a golf course there. And this weekend a British supermodel and a former Nascar champion will be among the field assembled for the Nelson Mandela Invitational in the Western Cape.

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/ 15 November 2002

Green, green fairways of home

Fulton Allem hasn’t changed that much. He says ”partner” a lot more than ”boet”, the legacy of spending the majority of his life in the United States. He talks of the ”North Eastern Transvaal”, and still loves Phalaborwa, where he wants to retire to a game farm on the Olifants river. And he still knows how to put on a show.