Month: April 2011

Bianca to join Lara in Jakarta

13-Year old Bianca Theron from Kuils River Golf Club in the Boland was selected together with Lara Weinstein to represent South Africa at the Jakarta World Junior Championships in June

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Cynthia Rayner is elected President of WGSA

Former Boland Ladies Golf President Cynthia Rayner was elected Women’s Golf South Africa President at the Annual General Meeting held in Rustenburg last week. She takes over from Erica Lefson who has been in the chair for the past three years.

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SAGA mourn the passing of Eddie Luckhoff

Eddie Luckhoff, former long serving South African Golf Association Executive Member and President of North West Province Golf Union, died at 03h25 on Saturday in the Lamprecht Hosiptal, George. He was diagnosed, two years ago, with cancer, a malignant tumour in his kidney.

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Central Gauteng and Southern Cape win

It was certainly a case of a one horse race in both the A and B Sections of the South African Under 23 Inter Provincial Teams Championship which was decided at Goose Valley Golf Club and Estate in Plettenburg Bay, Southern Cape last week.

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Astor Trophy team announced

The Protea team to represent South Africa at the Astor Trophy - formerley the 5 Nations Commonwealth tournamant - was announced by WGSA President Cynthia Rayner at the Samlam SA Women's Amateur Tournament played at Rustenburg Golf Club last week.

The team, pictured here, is left to right Tiffany Avern-Taplin (KZN), Henriette Frylinck and Kim Williams (Gauteng North) Iliska Verwey (Southern Cape) and Bertine Strauss (North West Province). The non-playing Captain is Sandra Winter, the coach is Val Holland and the manager is Cynthia Rayner.

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Verwey claims Sanlam Women’s SA Amateur

RUSTENBURG, North West (15 April 2011) – Iliska Verwey underlined her growing potential when she won an enthralling 34-hole marathon against Swaziland’s Nobuhle Dlamini to claim the Sanlam Women’s SA Amateur Match Play Championship title at Rustenburg Golf Club today.

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Revenge on Kenya’s home turf

It was sweet revenge for the South African team as they took on Kenya in their back yard and beat them in the Africa Zon VI Championship which concluded today (Friday). The four round championship was staged at the Nyali Golf and Country Club in Mombasa, Kenya. In all ten African countries were represented.

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SA have slender lead going into final round

The South African eight man team have a slender lead going into Friday’s fourth and final round of the annual Zone VI Championship which is being played at the Nyali Golf & Country Club near Mombasa, Kenya.

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Underdogs rule at Sanlam Women’s SA Amateur

Match Play golf can be unpredictable and never more so than in today’s semi-final matches at the Sanlam South African Women’s Amateur at Rustenburg Golf Club.

In two tightly fought duels, underdogs Iliska Verwey and Nobuhle Dlamini fought their way past defending champion Kim Williams and local favourite Bertine Strauss while Rustenburg Lady Captain Thelma Dipperaar derailed 10-year-old Woo-Ju Son’s winning march in the B-Division.

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Williams, Verwey thriller expected at Sanlam Women’s SA Amateur

Defending champion Kim Williams ousted Nicole Becker 5 and 4 and Iliska Verwey hammered Talia Nel 8 and 6 to set up a much anticipated semi-final clash at the Sanlam Women’s SA Amateur Championship at Rustenburg Golf Club this afternoon.

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