South African Thomas Aiken to debut in the 2015 Nedbank Golf Challenge.
By virtue of winning the 2014 Sunshine Tour Order of Merit, which he secured in dramatic fashion, Aitken has been included in the list
of 30 players’ selected worldwide.
Danny Willett of England and Swede Henrik Stenson make their return, respectively.
The tournament will once again feature 30 of the world’s best players competing for a first prize of $1.25 million. But an exciting new eligibility criteria this year includes four specially selected tournament invites.
“We are very pleased to welcome back two former champions in Danny and
Henrik,” says Sun International’s Alastair Roper, the Tournament Director of
the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
“And Thomas is a welcome new face in the tournament as another young South African realising his dream of playing in a tournament that he has watched since he was a boy.”
More players will be announced soon for the ‘Africa’s Major’.
The $6.5 million tournament begins from December 3 to 6 at Sun City.