South Africans have won three of the five European Tour events in the 2016 season, and two more of the country's players seem strong candidates for a victory at the Qatar Masters.
Former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen tees up for the first time in 2016 after a seven-week break and will look to continue his remarkable record of results in the opening event of a calendar year.
In 2011 and 2012, he won the Africa Open and had consecutive victories in the Volvo Golf Champions in 2013 and 2014. Last year, when injury prevented him from starting his campaign until March, he placed sixth in the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
"After a good break, you want to go back out on...