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Thriston Lawrence reigns as Top Sunshine Tour Order of Merit

Thriston Lawrence reigns as Top Sunshine Tour Order of Merit

Thriston Lawrence, with a career-high world ranking record of 252, now, soars to top of the Sunshine Tour Order of Merit. However, the list is heavily dominated by South African golf youngsters. Only one player in the current top six on the money list is over the age of 30.

Such is the influx of young talent on the local Tour.

Compleat Golfer has a detailed take on this story.

Top Sunshine Tour Order of Merit

​Position

Name

Winnings (ZAR)

Tournaments

1

Thriston Lawrence

576,808.33

10

2

JC Ritchie

555,333.33

8

3

Daniel van Tonder

555,246.43

9

4

Toto Thimba

527,341.67

12

5

Ruan Conradie

421,548.57

12

6

Garrick Higgo

393,700.00

8

7

Jaco Ahlers

377,753.57

10

8

Stephen Ferreira

352,275.00

11

9

Callum Mowat

337,890.00

12

10

Neil Schietekat

334,713.33

11

Watch how Thriston Lawrence claimed his first Sunshine Tour title in Stellenbosch.

Thriston Lawrence carded a final round 65, for a 15-under par Tournament total. Lawrence set the clubhouse lead, and had a nervous wait, but nobody could catch him.