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Golf Sponsorship


Investec Property has a history of supporting golf in South Africa. This includes the sponsorship of various tournaments and events, golf development and women’s golf.

Investec South African Women's Open


Who says women can't drive? Investec is the proud new sponsor of the South African Women's Open (8-10 March 2018) and a record purse of R2 million.

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Building Brilliance. Building Women Champions

Investec’s golf sponsorships in South Africa include the Investec Royal Swazi Open and the newly announced Investec South African Women’s Open, the most prestigious tournament on the Ladies Sunshine Tour.

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Investec South African Women's Open

Investec South African Women's Open

Come and support South Africa's top stars as they battle the cream of the Ladies European Tour at Westlake Golf Club in Cape Town from 8-10 March 2018. Entrance is free.

Picnic amongst champions

On Saturday 10 March 2018, bring your picnic baskets and come along to the Westlake Golf Club to watch the Investec South Africa Women's Open. Entrance is free, but booking your place is essential. See details below.

Sunshine Ladies Tour schedule

Find out more about the key dates in the Sunshine Ladies Tour.

Get in touch

Call or email Westlake Golf Club us with any queries about the Investec South African Women's Open.

Elevating women's golf

Thanks to the record prize money of R2-million, the Investec South African Women’s Open will also rank among the world’s top national opens. 
  • Increased prize fund of R2 000 000
  • Local and international female golfers have the opportunity of competing for this never-seen-before prize pool in SA women’s golf.  
Investec has also announced the Investec Property Fund Order of Merit. Players compete for an additional R100 000 that earns an ‘outstanding player of the year’ an invitation to compete in a main event on the Ladies European Tour and Final Stage exemption into the 2019 Qualifying School.

Lee-Anne Pace
"I think it is important not to be aggressive in our approach to breaking the glass ceiling. In the last five years, there has been a massive improvement in the support of women's golf."

Lee-Anne Pace, Pro golfer and Investec ambassador

5 drivers to building women champions


Announcing sponsorship of Investec SA Women's Open



Investec SA Women's Open
Investec Royal Swazi Open

Investec SA Women's Open

Investec SA Women's Open
Thursday 8 – Saturday 10 March 2018
Westlake Golf Club 
Cape Town
South Africa

Investec Royal Swazi Open

Investec Royal Swazi Open
Thursday 3 – Sunday 6 May 2018
Royal Swazi Spa Country Club

Other Investec golf initiatives



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Soweto Golf Club upgrade

Soweto Country Club is undergoing an extensive upgrade as part of the Sunshine Tour’s drive to find a solution to the development of South Africa’s previously disadvantaged golfers.

The upgrade of Soweto Country Club is being done in partnership with the City of Johannesburg, Investec Property, SAIL Rights Commercialisation, the Gauteng Provincial Government and Bentel Associates International.

The upgrade is a key step in the Sunshine Tour’s development initiative. It remains an important facility for a community that has a long history of producing top golfers from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.
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Gary Player Class

Investec Property sponsors the Gary Player Class. Launched in 2016 by the Sunshine Tour, the Gary Player Class offers a holistic approach to development by targeting the playing side of the game as well as the many social challenges faced by the country’s historically disadvantaged golfers. 

30 previously disadvantaged professionals identified in 2017

The Gary Player Class of 2017 identified 30 golfers who were given free access to practice facilities, nutrition and fitness advice, coaching, mental training, and financial assistance to play in tournaments on the Sunshine Tour, IGT Tour, Big Easy Tour or MENA Tour events in South Africa.

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Sponsored player profiles

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Bertine Strauss

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Lee-Anne Pace

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Nicole Garcia

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Lejan Lewthwaite

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Stacy Bregman

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