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Top tournament results: Royal Cape

The main tournaments played at Royal Cape are shown in the table below, which also includes relevant information on the winners, their scores and prize money.

1996
Africa
275 (-13)
R118,500
Philips

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Els, Ernie

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

R118,500

Title sponsor

Philips

Played as the Philips South African Open (Jan 18-21; S African Tr 1995/96 season). Second-placed Brenden Pappas (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Els (RSA). [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1990
Africa
Dodds, Trevor
285 (-3)
Protea Assurance

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Dodds, Trevor

Score

285 (-3)

Prize money

Title sponsor

Protea Assurance

Played as the Protea Assurance South African Open (S African Tr event). Hugh Royer III (USA) finished in second place behind Trevor Dodds (Namibia). [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1983
Africa
Bolling, Charlie
278
R14,000
x

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Bolling, Charlie

Score

278

Prize money

R14,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the South African Open. Second-placed Tertius Claassens (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Charles "Charlie" Bolling Jr (USA), the first American to win the South African Open. [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1965
Africa
273
R900
Grosvenor Motors

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

273

Prize money

R900

Title sponsor

Grosvenor Motors

Played as the South African Open. Second-placed John Hayes (RSA) finished 3 shots behind Player (RSA). This was the third of 13 South African Open wins for Player. [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1953
Africa
Ritson, Philip
12 & 11
SA Golf Union

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Ritson, Philip

Score

12 & 11

Prize money

Title sponsor

SA Golf Union

Played as the South African Professional Match Play Ch'ship. Ritson (S Africa) beat A.J. Bullock 12 and 11 in the 36-hole final. [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1953
Africa
Boyd, Jimmy
302
amateur
x

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Boyd, Jimmy

Score

302

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the South African Open. Boyd (S Africa, amateur) narrowly beat Otway Hayes (S Africa; Dale Hayes' father) in a 36-hole playoff (Boyd 162, Hayes 163). [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1936
Africa
Brews, Sid
9 & 7
SA Golf Union

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Brews, Sid

Score

9 & 7

Prize money

Title sponsor

SA Golf Union

Played as the South African Professional Match Play Ch'ship. Brews (S Africa) beat John Robertson 9 & 7 in the 36-hole final. [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1936
Africa
Olander, Clarence
297
amateur
x

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Olander, Clarence

Score

297

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the South African Open. Olander (S Africa, amateur) beat John Robertson in a 36-hole playoff (Olander 146, Robertson 151). Olander also won the South African Amateur Championship in 1936. [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1929
Africa
McIlvenny, Charles
8 & 7
SA Golf Union

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

McIlvenny, Charles

Score

8 & 7

Prize money

Title sponsor

SA Golf Union

Played as the South African Professional Match Play Ch'ship. McIlvenny (Eng/S Africa) beat Robert "Bob" Grimsdell (Eng/S Africa) 8 and 7 in the 36-hole final. [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1929
Africa
Tosh, Archie
315
x

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Tosh, Archie

Score

315

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the South African Open. Defending champion and second-placed Jock Brews (S Africa) finished 1 shot behind Tosh (Scot/S Africa). The Freddie Tait Cup was presented for the first time to the leading amateur (Bernard Wynne) in the SA Open. [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1923
Africa
Elkin, Bertie
4 & 3
R100
SA Golf Union

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Elkin, Bertie

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

R100

Title sponsor

SA Golf Union

Played as the inaugural South African Professional Match Play Ch'ship. Elkin (S Africa) beat Jimmy Johnstone (S Africa) 4 and 3 in the 36-hole final. [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1923
Africa
Brews, Jock
315
R50
x

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Brews, Jock

Score

315

Prize money

R50

Title sponsor

x

Played as the South African Open. Second-placed Archie Tosh (Scot/S Africa) finished 1 shot behind Brews (S Africa). This was the second of four South African Open wins for Jock Brews, and second of 12 won by the Brews brothers, Jock and Sid. [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1914
Africa
Fotheringham, George
299
x

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Fotheringham, George

Score

299

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the South African Open. Second-placed Jock Brews (Eng/S Africa) finished 20 shots behind Fotheringham (Scot). [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA].

1910
Africa
Fotheringham, George
315
x

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Fotheringham, George

Score

315

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the South African Open. Second-placed A.G. Gray and Jack Fotheringham (Scot) finished 5 shots behind George Fotheringham (Scot), the more famous of the Fotheringham brothers. [Royal Cape GC, Cape Town, Western Cape, RSA. At the time known as Cape GC].

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