Archive - Nov 12, 2009
Tyrone Mordt tamed the wind on Thursday on his way to a six-under-par 66 and a one-stroke lead in the first round of the R1-million MTC Namibia PGA Championship being played at the Rossmund Golf Course.
With the back nine playing much tougher, Mordt started on the 10th and managed to reach the turn in two-under 34, and, despite dropping a shot on the 141-metre par-three seventh, he came home in 34 to head Zimbabwe’s Ignatius Mketekete’s 67.
The Namibian Rugby team left Portugal on Wednesday on their way to Tunisia for their penultimate World Cup qualifier in Tunis on Saturday, 14 November 2009.
The Welwitschia have been in Carcavelos, a suburb of the capital of Lisbon, since Monday, 2 November 2009. The visit to Portugal coincided with an invitation to participate in the SuperBock Portugal Rugby Cup on Saturday, 7 November 2009.
Civics coach Helmut Scharnowski interviewed after their 2-1 defeat to Orlando Pirates on Wednesday November 11, 2009.
Willie van der Merwe dropped two shots coming home to finish in a three-way tie for the early clubhouse lead on Thursday in the first round of the R1-million MTC Namibia PGA Championship being played at the Rossmund Golf Club.
His four-under 68 equalled the marks posted by Alan McLean and Neil Cheetham, and led by a single stroke from a group of six players on three-under 69.
Van der Merwe had moved to six-under on the homeward nine, but then he made bogey five on the 367-metre 14th and dropped another shot on the 400-metre 17th to slip back into the pack.