Owen will join Tean Sunbet at this iconic event as the former Liverpool, Manchester United and England striker makes a guest appearance at this year’s tournament and joins the Sun City fans in watching a 66-man field that this year features Ryder Cup stars and Major winners, including Justin Thomas, Max Homa, Justin Rose, Robert MacIntyre and defending champion Tommy Fleetwood, as well as multiple DP World Tour winners Rasmus Højgaard and Adrian Meronk.

"I'm absolutely thrilled to be back in South Africa as a proud SunBet ambassador. SunBet’s involvement in the Nedbank Golf Challenge is a fantastic opportunity, and I can't wait to see how it all unfolds.”

"As someone who's passionate about sports, being at the Nedbank Golf Challenge is a real treat. I'm looking forward to meeting SunBet customers, enjoying some top-tier golf and experiencing the Sun City hospitality."

The 2023 edition of the Nedbank Golf Challenge will be a festival for golf fans and punters alike, with SunBet, the official sports betting partner of “Africa’s Major”, offering better odds and more markets at this year’s tournament as well as two VIP interactive golf games.

SunBet will have a variety of markets to choose from to cater for every need with an extensive array of pre-match and Live-in-Play offerings ( which includes:
    •    Outright winner
    •    Leader after each round
    •    Top nationalities
    •    Live-in-Play hole winner
    •    Live-in-Play winning margins
    •    Live-in-Play group betting

Golf fans will once again have the luxury of quick and easy betting online during the week of the Nedbank Golf Challenge.

Placing a bet is as easy as registering an account, making a deposit and picking a winner.

“SunBet is South Africa’s premier online gaming and sports betting platform. We’re delighted to welcome Michael Owen to Sun City for one of SA’s most iconic events. We are looking forward to an exciting tournament whilst giving our fans the option of the best array of golf betting markets as well as live interactive games at the tournament for our VIPs. The quality of this year’s field is matched by what we believe is an equally unrivalled golf betting platform,” said Simon Gregory, SunBet CEO.

“We’re catering for the whole experience this year of exciting pre-tournament and live betting options to ensure that fans can really embrace every aspect of their love for golf and this tournament through their SunBet experience,” said Gregory.

There will also be OTT kiosks conveniently situated at the entrance of the SunBet marquee, where the public can purchase vouchers which can be used to bet on the Nedbank Golf Challenge as well as other sports. These vouchers can be purchased by cash or debit or credit card.

SunBet offers an astounding betting experience, complete with sophisticated features and products, such as the ever-popular Slots, Live Games, Sports Betting, BetGames and Lucky Numbers.

All Sun MVG members have the opportunity of linking their SunBet accounts with their MVG cards, with each online bet struck at SunBet counting towards their Sun MVG balance.

The 2023 Nedbank Golf Challenge will once again be included on the DP World Tour schedule in partnership with Nedbank and Sun International and will be the penultimate event before the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai.