The 2022 Limpopo Championship will play a major role in a new expanded seven-tournament stretch of international Challenge Tour events being played in South Africa that will showcase the province of Limpopo to an even greater international audience.
The fourth edition of this tournament, presented by the Limpopo Tourism Agency and co-sanctioned by the Sunshine Tour and Challenge Tour, will be played at both the Euphoria Golf & Lifestyle Estate and Koro Creek Bushveld Golf Estate from 31 March to 3 April 2022 for a total purse of $250 000.
More significantly, it will be the penultimate tournament in a record stretch of seven Challenge Tour events being played on the Sunshine Tour in 2022, which will bring the brightest young stars from both the Sunshine Tour and Europe to Limpopo fairways.
This is a tournament that since its inception in 2019 has played a key role in the Sunshine Tour’s growth of our international footprint on the Challenge Tour. We are delighted that it will play such a major part in an expanded Challenge Tour schedule on the Sunshine Tour this year.
The week’s activities will be begin with the official qualifying round on Monday 28 March, which will be followed by the tournament pro-am on Tuesday 29 March. On Wednesday 30 March, the next generation of Limpopo golf stars will be hosted at a golf clinic that will give them exclusive coaching from some of the leading professionals in the field. The 72-hole tournament then tees off from Thursday to Sunday with a host of entertainment and hospitality activities planned to also showcase the best of Limpopo.These activities will include a holistic offering of wildlife, scenery and traditional cuisines.
Our province is a prime tourist destination and we have earmarked golf as one of the key tools to market what we can offer, said Mr Moses Ngubeni, acting CEO Limpopo Tourism Agency (LTA)