RORY McIlroy considered withdrawing from the SA Open prior to round two but battled through back pain to sit just three shots off the pace.
RORY McIlroy has started his 2017 in ideal fashion opening with a 5-under 67 at the South African Open on the European Tour.
Next month's women's Victorian Open at Thirteenth Beach near Geelong has been bolstered by co-sanctioning with the Ladies European Tour.
EUROPEAN Tour officials have issued a stern warning to the players teeing it up in the Race To Dubai Final Series.
AFTER hitting an embarrassing shank in front of a global audience at the KLM Open amateur Joost van den Broek got a shot at redemption.
JOOST Luiten's win at his national Open in Holland at the weekend was one of the more popular so far this year.