Amilkar Bhana tames CMR

Sunday 18th October –

Amilkar Bhana (Country Club Johannesburg) secured a comfortable 3 shot victory at the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series (BFMJS) Tour event held at CMR Golf Club. The hot conditions, temperatures in the early 30s, did not deter Amilkar from playing truly outstanding golf. This was the 8th event in the current edition of the BFMJS Tour.

Amilkar was 3 under par after the first 9, this included 4 birdies and a lone drop at the par 4 2nd. Another 3 birdies coming home saw Amilkar end a commanding performance.

Hannes Strooh (Krugersdorp GC) finished 2nd with a 3 under par 69. This included 2 eagles – at the par 4 13th and the par 5 18th. Other notable scores at CMR Golf Club was Herman du Plessis on 71 and Jaden Deltel on a level par 72.

By winning the CMR leg Amilkar Bhana has qualified for the regional North finals of the BFMJS, where he will be playing for the opportunity to compete at Pinehurst in July 2021.

The Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series launched in 2017, is managed by the SA Golf Development Board and endorsed by GolfRSA. Open to boys and girls in the U13 and U19 divisions, it is played across 18 tournaments at leading courses countrywide.

The B division was won by Siyabonga Ntsele (Soweto CC) on 76. The Under 13As was won by Schalk van Ettinger (Ruimsig CC) with a 78.

Further BFMJS tournaments are scheduled in the near future for

State Mines 25th October (Ekurhuleni)

Kuils River 26th October (Western Province)

Bellville 27th October (Western Province)

Clovelly 29th October (Western Province)

Erinvale 1st November (Western Province)

Visit juniorseries.bridgefm.co.za for the full schedule and entry mechanism, or contact Peter Little of the SAGDB on littlegolfers2@gmail.com.

Media Contacts:

Paul Stewart, Chief Executive Officer – 021 4920210. paul.stewart@bridgefm.co.za

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