Ekurhuleni’s Caitlyn Macnab fired a second-round of 68 to successfully defend her Ladies A-Division title, while Mpumalanga’s Ru-Jean Lessingh matched her score to take the Men’s A Division title in the GolfRSA Champion of Champions event at Glendower Golf Club on Tuesday.
The tournament pitted the country’s top club champions from three different divisions against each other – first in a Regional and then a 36-hole National Final – to determine who the ultimate club Champion of Champions.
Serengeti Golf & Wildlife Estate club champion Macnab, one the country’s brightest prospects, won the National Final by seven shots last year. The 16-year-old GolfRSA Elite Squad member found herself trailing by four strokes heading into this year’s final round after a disappointing opening round of 81.
“I can’t even remember the last time I shot 81,” she laughed. “It was just one of those rounds and I had to put it behind me. So I set myself a target of five-under today and I’m really pleased that I almost achieved it.”
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