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British golfers will be glad to be out of South Africa

I may be picking at straws here but in a disappointing weekend for the British golfers, David Horsey seemed keen to keep the theme of the week going putting himself at the top of the leaderboard after the first day in Pretoria.

His second day was not so strong, but he and fellow Brit Craig Lee, were in a six-way tie for the lead going into Sunday on nine-under.  Neither could push on further on the last day, with Lee shooting level-par and Horsey carding a round of plus-three with five bogeys and a double bogey.

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Brits fail to challenge the top players in Miami

In the first World Golf Championship of the year, Britain’s players did not fill us with hope for when they are put against the rest of the world in next year’s Olympic games.

With each of the world’s top 50 players in action at the Cadillac Championship, the best British players were tied 12th in Lee Westwood and, Race to Dubai leader, Danny Willett, which does not bode well for Rio next summer.

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An Englishman in contention again in South Africa

In the European tour this week, Matt Ford went into the last day two shots behind the leader, leading the way for the British players at East London GC, South Africa.

Ford makes it three Englishmen in three weeks to be in the last group on the last day.

He could not have expected what happened on the last day thought, with South African Trevor Fisher Jnr hitting at round of eight-under-par under pressure from the rest of the field, which hosted a whole number of Brits this week.

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