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EXPLAINED | The dire ramifications of the Nedbank Golf Challenge being cancelled

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Tommy Fleetwood at the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club in Sun City
Tommy Fleetwood at the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club in Sun City
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The Nedbank Golf Challenge (NGC) is one of the biggest sporting events on the South African sporting calendar. 

Dubbed as Africa's Major, the tournament is hosted by nine-time major winner Gary Player and has become a marquee Rolex Series event on the European Tour.

Last week, the European Tour confirmed that this year's NGC, which was rescheduled for 3-6 December, will not take place.

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