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NMMU News

07/07/2016

This article appeared in the South African Golf Association news page on 5 July 2016. 

http://www.saga.co.za/news/news/nmmu-take-flight-at-ussa-championship/?id=61&entryId=2408

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s A-team made the most of their home course advantage to soar to victory in the 36-hole stroke play seeding qualifier at the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Championship on Tuesday.

Luke Jerling, Colin Baldie, Jacues Smith and Michael Mayberry combined for rounds of 221 and 218 at the Humewood Links to top the standings at 439.

The local favourites finished 11 shots clear of Varsity College A and 12 strokes ahead of the University of Pretoria’s A-Team.

Varsity College’s B-side took fourth on 457, while Tuks B edged out Central University of Technology Free State A by two shots to take fifth on 463.

Jerling led NMMU A with a one-under-par 71. Mayberry supported with a 70 and Smith carded a 77 to help the side to pole position. Baldie signed for a non-counting 78.

Jerling tied for first on three-under-par 141 in the Individual Competition with against Clayton Mansfield from Varsity College A and defeated the KwaZulu-Natal golfer in a sudden death play-off to collect the title.

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University A will face off against eighth-seed University of Stellenbosch A in the first round of the match play stage.

Jerling and Smith go up against Philip Swanepoel and Joubert Spies and Baldie and Maybery will pair up against Uli Boezaart and Herman Venter.

Varsity College A play University of Cape Town A, and their B-Team will tackle University of Pretoria’s B-side. The A-team takes on Central University of Technology Free State A.

STROKE PLAY SEEDING RESULT
439 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University A 221 218
450 Varsity College A 226 224
451 University of Pretoria A 225 226
457 Varsity College B 225 232
463 University of Pretoria B 221 242
465 Central University of Technology Free State A 230 235
471 University of Cape Town A 234 237
475 University of Stellenbosch A 238 237
482 University of Johannesburg A 240 242
486 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University B 237 249
486 North West University B 247 239
490 North West University A 241 249
502 University of Cape Town B 247 255
509 University of the Witwatersrand A 251 258
518 University of Stellenbosch B 264 254
521 University of Johannesburg B 266 255
538 University of Zululand A 268 270
649 University of Limpopo A 318 331
685 University of Zululand B 340 345
759 Walter Sisulu University A 388 371

INNDIVIDUAL RESULT
141  Luke Jerling (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University A) 70 71 PLAY-OFF
141  Clayton Mansfield (Varsity College A) 69 72
142  Combrink Smit (University of Pretoria A) 70 72
143  Michael Mayberry (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University A) 73 70
146  Andre van Zyl (Central University of Technology Free State A) 74 72
150  Jason Broomhead (Varsity College A) 76 74
151  Charl Everts (University of Cape Town A) 76 75
        Ongopostse Nkosi (Varsity College B) 79 72
152  Donovan Tamm (Varsity College B) 76 76
        Pieter Muller (University of Pretoria B) 73 79
153  Ryan Laine (University of Pretoria A) 80 73
154  James Kennedy (University of Pretoria B) 73 81
154  Philip Swanepoel (University of Stellenbosch A) 77 77
155  Jacues Smith (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University A) 78 77
156  Andrew van der Knaap (University of Pretoria A) 75 81|
        Colin Baldie (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University A) 78 78
158  Hendrik Dreyer (University of the Witwatersrand A) 73 85
        Botlhale Baily (Varsity College B) 74 84
        Charl de Vries (University of Johannesburg B) 77 81
        Uli Boezaart (University of Stellenbosch A) 80 78
        Keenan Ayser (Central University of Technology Free State A) 77 81
        Eben-Paul Zietsman (North West A) 81 77
        Vian van der Walt (North West B) 82 76

Contact information
Mrs Debbie Derry
Deputy Director: Communication
Tel: 041 504 3057
debbie.derry@nmmu.ac.za