Joburg


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JoburgJohannesburg (South Africa)
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The Coke PHONETIC CAN Campaign was one of the largest integrated campaigns tackled by FCB Joburg in the past 12 months (it broke in November 2018 with elements of the campaign running until June 2019).
The Firethorn Course was renovated in 2014 and those who competed in the one Sunshine Tour event staged there since - the Joburg Open last year - are at an advantage.
Another promising development was the launch earlier this year of Studio Joburg, a vast complex on the city's outskirts that was used during the filming of 2009's "District 9." Though the studio's reboot is still a work in progress, studio exec Eddie Mbalo envisions it as a film and TV hub for production-services companies, equipment rentals, and post-production facilities.
Joe explained a little of Joburg's history and background - it was built on grassland more than 5,000ft above sea level after the discovery of gold in 1886, and then heavily planted with exotic trees from Brazil and Australia to use as props in the mines and to protect soil from erosion.
The Joburg Open was the second event in the new Open qualifying series spread over 14 competitions in nine countries that gives players a chance to qualify for the 143rd Open Championship from July 13-20.
GOLF: European Tour - Joburg Open (Sky Sports 4, 8.30am-10.30am, 12.30pm-2.30pm).
Joburg abuzz with live performances in August In spite of the chilly weather, Joburg has been abuzz, anticipating and enjoying a diverse line-up of live performances from visiting artists during August 2012.
Johannesburg Winner of Joburg Tourism Entrepreneur Award announced.
Grace denies brilliant Elson * GOLF: South African's Branden Grace carded a level-par 72 in his final round to win the Joburg Open and deny Jamie Elson what would have been a remarkable triumph.
Back to back victories at the Joburg Open have meant another flying start to the season, and not surprisingly, a distinctly South African feel at top of the Order of Merit.
SOUTHPORT'S Lee Slattery recorded his best finish on the European Tour for 17 months at the Joburg Open.
Hansen, who posted the last of his three wins at the 2009 Joburg Open, currently sits sixth in the Race to Dubai after recording back-to-back third-placed finishes in South Africa at the start of the season before a third top 10 in Abu Dhabi.