Max Homa will play South African Nedbank

The American, who made his first Ryder Cup appearance at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club last week, where he was Team USA's leading scorer with 3½ points, will join teammate Justin Thomas

by Andrea Gussoni
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Max Homa will play South African Nedbank
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The world number seven, Max Homa, will bring more quality to the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club, in Sun City (South Africa), when he debuts in the 'African Grand Slam' from November 9 to 12 and scoring for the DP World Tour (European Tour).

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The American, who made his first Ryder Cup appearance at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club last week, where he was Team USA's leading scorer with 3½ points, will join teammate Justin Thomas and the English duo of Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose in what is already a powerful field at the Sun City complex.

The $6,000,000 event is the penultimate tournament on the 2023 DP World Tour calendar, carrying increased Race to Dubai Ranking points as all 64 players compete for a spot on the DP World Tour. Dubai Championship. There hasn't been an American winner of the Nedbank Golf Challenge since Jim Furyk lifted the iconic trophy at Sun City, and the six-time PGA TOUR winner is excited to make his first appearance in South Africa.

"I really like playing golf in new places and seeing countries I've never visited before, so I'm very excited to play in the Nedbank Golf Challenge later this year," Homa said in a statement. "I'm looking forward to seeing South Africa and it's great that my good friend JT is going to play too.

I'm sure we'll have a great time and I'm looking forward to going there. Gary Player is a legend of our sport, so to be able to play in a tournament with his name on it associate is an honor. He has done a lot for golf around the world, but especially in South Africa, so it is nice to be able to go there and give something back," Max concludes.

The Nedbank Golf Challenge has been one of the highlights of the South African sporting calendar since its first edition in 1981, with defending champion Tommy Fleetwood among a glittering list of winners that includes South African golf icon Ernie Els - three-time winner of the event.

-, the late Seve Ballesteros, and major champions such as Bernhard Langer, Ian Woosnam, Sir Nick Faldo, Retief Goosen, Trevor Immelman and Danny Willett.

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