Bright golfing future for Kearsney boy

2013-08-27 00:00

GREG Royston, a Grade 12 pupil at Kearsney College, is one of those sportsmen who has talent and brains, a well organised all rounder.

His forté is golf, and his recent achievements suggest there could be a future for him on the greens and fairways of the world.

So consistent have his feats been, he has been rewarded with selection for the KZN men’s team to play at the South African Inter-Provincial tournament in Rustenburg next month.

This came after he was runner-up at the KZN Closed Championship at the end of last month, played at Victoria Country Club in Pietermaritzburg.

At this tournament, he notched up a 66 in the third round, the lowest round of the entire tournament, as he finished on +1 for the 72-hole event, five shots ahead of third place. His effort sees him ranked sixth in the KZN men’s amateur rankings.

Earlier in the year, he won the individual competition with a score of -2 over three rounds at the Dainfern College National Golf Championships. He also achieved the best gross score and with his partner, Greg McKay, came second in the team competition by one stroke to Tuks. This was a fine achievement considering 51 teams participated.

In the classroom, he is one of Kearsney’s top academics, belonging to the prestigious 12 Club, a privilege afforded to a select few. He achieved more than 80% in the SA National Accounting Olympiad, progressing to the next round and, as in golf, maintains the perfect balance to his lifestyle.

“Greg maintains an exceptionally high level in his academics and sport and definitely keeps his feet on the ground. He sets a fine example of sportsmanship and humility,” said Bruce Thompson, master in charge of golf at Kearsney.

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