David Frost completed the “three-peat” in 1992
It was on this day that South African native David Frost took home the Nedbank “Million Dollar Golf Challenge” at Gary Player Country Club. Frost put a literal beating on the field by shooting a total of 16 under par for a 276. Winning the event twice was easy… something he shared with Seve Ballesteros and Bernhard Langer. In 1991 he came close despite being on the leaderboard for the majority of the event. The 1992 tournament was the first appearance for South African legend Ernie Els. Els would go on and win this event three times himself in 1999, 2000, & 2002 in a similar fashion as Frost.
1992 was a statement win for David Frost
The 1992 win was sort of bittersweet for frost who very well could of won this even three years in a row. He won in 1989 by shooting a four round score of 276, 12 under par. The following year he defended his title by shooting just four under par, 284. In 1992 his score was equal to his previous winning scores with -16, a 276 and a record at the time. When the Nedbank Challenge included the seniors from 2010-2012, Frost was excited for the return to the event but didn’t get the win. It was Bernhard Langer and not David Frost who made the curtain call in 2011.