Geary is tied 189th and 11 shots behind leader Keenan Davidse who crawled out of a hospital bed to shoot a 63.
She hung a broom on a tree outside the clubhouse and buried a fork at the base of the trunk while a colleague placed a glass of water upside down on a saucer above the fork.
"There was a dark cloud right above the party venue, but it did not rain". This now officially makes the Joburg Open the only tri-sanctioned tournament in South Africa. The back nine was more sedate, with birdies coming at 15 and 18, but he kept bogey off the card.
"I don't know what to say".
"I'm obviously very happy", said the 28-year-old. "I went to Mauritius last week (for the Afrasia Bank Mauritius Open) and didn't play too well". "I just can't do that".
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But that it only grew at a rate of 4.3% - down from the 5.1% and 5.8% spending growth rates seen in 2014 and 2015, respectively. It also noted that private insurers, Medicare and Medicaid all saw spending slowed due to lower growth rates per enrollee.
A group of six players were a stroke back, at seven-under-par, including South Africans Jared Harvey, Erik van Rooyen and Ockie Strydom.
The 2010 Open champion jammed his fingers in the trolley bay at the O.R. Tambo International Airport and was unable to hold his clubs properly when he arrived at the Randpark Golf Club on Wednesday.
The Joburg Open remains the only South African tournament serving as an official qualifier for The Open Championship in the United Kingdom and the stakes could not be higher to clinch the title.
Oosthuizen, who was coming off successive top-10 finishes at the Nedbank Golf Challenge and Mauritius Open, was understandably one of the favourites to win the R16.5 million event, but he proposed compatriot Dylan Frittelli, the victor of the Indian Ocean island tournament last weekend, as a strong contender for the title at Randpark.
American Cody Martin took his place and returned a 71.