The Sunshine Tour is a professional golf tour based in South Africa – a country which has proven itself by producing some of the world’s finest players. The game itself has an interesting history as well as present and potential future in South Africa – a great deal of which sports journalist Dan Retief has captured in a generously outsized book called The Sunshine Boys – the epic story of how South Africa’s golfers conquered the world. He looks at the game heroically but honestly with all its pros and cons.
Last year New Contrast, one of SA’s very first literary journals, celebrated 60 years in print. With two editors and a many-hatted admin, we take a look at its past, present and future.