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The DP World Tour’s South African swing continues this week, with the Alfred Dunhill Championship.
Leopard Creek is the stunning venue on the DP World Tour this week for the Alfred Dunhill Championship, which is back after its last playing in 2020.
It’s one of the favourites of the pros, and for that reason attracts some star names including Ernie Els, Charl Schwartzel and Louis Oosthuizen. They’ll be joined by plenty of local players, as well as recent winner on tour Dan Bradbury.
The event was first played at Leopard Creek in 2005, and it’s part of the Sunshine Tour’s schedule. Before 2005, it had a short stint at Houghton Golf Club.
As you’ll see, it’s sponsored by the same company that sponsor the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship which takes place on Scotland’s east coast, a big contrast to this week’s venue.
In 2020, Christian Bezuidenhout was the winner, and he’s back this year to defend his title as the tournament favourite.
Here’s all the details you need to know…
Alfred Dunhill Championship details
Course: Leopard Creek, Malelane
Course stats: 7,249 yards, par 72
Defending champion: Christian Bezuidenhout
Purse: EUR 1,500,000
Alfred Dunhill Championship betting tips
Here’s who the bookies fancy this week…
Christian Bezuidenhout 10/1
Louis Oosthuizen 14/1
Dean Burmester 16/1
Charl Schwartzel 18/1
Branden Grace 20/1
Thriston Lawrence 20/1
Antoine Rozner 25/1
Eddie Pepperell 33/1
Hennie du Plessis 40/1
Laurie Canter 40/1
The bunkered Bet
Charl Schwartzel 18/1
The former Masters champion has previously won here four times. Although those were at the peak of his powers, he’s clearly a Leopard Creek fan and finished in the top-ten last week.
All odds correct at time of publication. Please gamble responsibly.
Major Champions lead strong field for the #dunhillchamps at Leopard Creek, 8-11 December 🇿🇦— Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (@dunhilllinks) November 30, 2022
Alfred Dunhill Championship how to watch
Here’s how you can tune in this week:
Thursday: Sky Sports Golf 10am, Sky Sports Main Event 1pm
Friday: Sky Sports Golf 10am, Sky Sports Main Event 1pm
Saturday: Sky Sports Golf 10am
Sunday: Sky Sports Golf 10am
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