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The DP World Tour makes its return to South Africa this week for the second ever SDC Championship.

The Jack Nicklaus-designed St.Francis Links in Eastern Cape will host the showpiece, which is co-sanctioned with South Africa’s Sunshine Tour.

Englishman Matthew Baldwin won the inaugural event last year, cruising to his maiden title with a seven-shot victory over Spaniard Adri Arnaus.

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The field at the SDC Championship is assembled from both the DP World Tour and Sunshine Tour, with a host of talented young South Africans offered the chance to impress on a big stage.

And the entry list at this week’s tournament includes tour winners Ewen Ferguson, Jordan Smith, Joost Luiten and Ross Fisher.

Scotland’s Ferguson finished third in this tournament last year, so will fancy his chances of adding to his two DP World Tour wins.

Here’s everything you need to know about the SDC Championship 2024…

SDC Championship details

Course: St. Francis Links, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Course Stats: Par 72, 6,553 yards

Purse: $1,500,000

Winner’s prize: TBC

Defending champion: Matthew Baldwin

SDC Championship betting tips

The bunkered Bet

Ewen Ferguson 16/1

The Scot was one of many who were unfortunate to bump into runaway winner Matthew Baldwin last year, resulting in a T3 finish. Ferguson has built a strong record in South Africa and looks primed for another strong bid, with accuracy off the tee and a strong approach necessary tools. Meanwhile, consecutive top ten finishes are a fine indicator of Ferguson’s game right now.

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SDC Championship how to watch

Sky Sports aren’t airing live coverage of the DP World Tour this week, but local channel SuperSport will be broadcasting the tournament.

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