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SA teen Potgieter on epic Amateur Open title: 'Everything worked out perfectly'

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Aldrich Potgieter. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)
Aldrich Potgieter. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Seventeen-year-old Aldrich Potgieter made history by becoming the second-youngest golfer to win the Amateur Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes since then-16-year-old Matteo Manassero's win in 2009.

Potgieter also became the third South African to lift the amateur title, joining Bobby Cole (1966) and Jovan Rebula (2018).

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