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“according to the eternal purpose which He accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord, in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through faith in Him.

Therefore I ask that you do not lose heart at my tribulations for you, which is your glory. For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height— to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.”

‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭3:11-21‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

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Jbé in the SA Open hunt

Posted on 23/11/2013 by Mike Taylor

Jbé Kruger has been out of the picture for the last few months, but it all clicked for him at Glendower this week and he’s headed into the weekend tied for fifth.  

“My ball striking hasn’t been that great for the last few months, but I hit it well for the last two days and made a few putts. I’m happy to be chatting with the media again!” he laughed.  

The 27-year-old broke through on the European Tour with his victory at the 2012 Avantha Masters and became one of the next South African hopes. But this season has not been the type he wanted – he missed 10 consecutive cuts building up to this week and finished the Race to Dubai ranked 132nd.  

That has all turned around at Glendower Golf Club this week, where Kruger has made only two bogeys, which are vastly overshadowed by his nine birdies and one eagle. Rounds of 65 and 70 have earned him a share of fifth going into the weekend.  

“I’ve moved to Serengeti Golf Estate recently and I would have loved if it was there. But Glendower is a historic and great golf course. It’s one of those that can bite you quickly,” he said.  

While Kruger struggled with his swing midway through the year, it was his putting that really let him down. The last two days on Glendower’s pure greens have restored some of his confidence.  

It could be his return to home soil and the local crowds or it could be the memories of his winnings ways, but Kruger’s game is back on track and he’ll look to hunt down leaders Charl Schwatzel and Marco Crespi at the SA Open this weekend.  

“I don’t count the birdies,” said Kruger. “I just try to hit every shot as good as I can and the result speaks for itself.”

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