Golf – The legends return… SA Senior Open hosted by Bitou Municipality

Two-time SA Open champion and current back-to-back SA Senior Open Champion, Mark McNulty, has confirmed his participation at the 2019 SA Senior Open hosted by Bitou Municipality.

He will be joined in the field by a some of South Africa’s finest senior golfers including 2007 SA Open champion James Kingston, and Kevin Stone, the father of 2016 SA Open winner Brandon Stone.

Mark McNulty will once again tee off at the Plettenberg Bay Country Club as he aims to defend the title that he won in a tense battle against Kevin Stone in 2018. McNulty is widely considered favourite to win the SA Senior Open in Plett which takes place from the 22nd to the 25th of October 2019.

In a change to the format in 2019, the first day which will comprise of a Pro-Am, will also consist of the Bitou Mayoral Golf Day. The mayor will tee off in a day that will also raise funds for rising sports stars in the area and provide selected children with membership to the Plettenberg Bay Country Club. The second day will continue with the final day of the pro-am, with the final two days featuring only the pros as they battle it out to be the 2019 champion and get a slice of the largest prize fund on the Sunshine Tour: R500 000!

Other legendary names to look out for in 2019 include the likes of Bobby Lincoln, Roger Wessels, Mokgeteng Mashego, Ian Palmer, Callie Swart, Chris Davison, Steve Van Vuuren, Andre Cruse, Jeff Hawkes and Chris Williams.

Entry is free to the public for the SA Senior Open to watch all four days from the 22nd to the 25th of October.


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