Month: July 2016
Jovan Rebula, Marco Steyn and Dylan Naidoo from South Africa will challenge 71 nations for the Eisenhower Trophy at the 2016 World Amateur Team Championships in September.
Let’s take a closer look at the trio inspiring to become the first South African winners in the prestigious biennial international amateur competition, conducted by the International Golf Federation, this September.
Ivanna Samu, Kaleigh Telfer and Cara Gorlei will represent South Africa in a record field of 55 women’s nations at the 2016 World Amateur Team Championships, conducted by the International Golf Federation (IGF), in September.
Let’s take a closer look at the South African trio hoping to hunt down the country’s second title in the Espirito Santo Trophy at the Mayakoba El Camaleon and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Clubs from 14-17 September.
Christo Lamprecht and Martin Vorster from Southern Cape, Ekurhuleni’s Jayden Schaper and Wilco Nienaber from Free State will represent SA at the 10th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship at Golf Club Biella in Italy at the end of August.
Fingers crossed for Boland junior Garrick Higgo, who starts the match play stage of the 69th US Junior Amateur at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tennessee tonight. The 17-year-old De Zalze golfer carded rounds of 75 and 72 in the weather-interrupted stroke play qualifier to tie for 30th on three over 147.
South Africa's Jaco van Zyl, Brandon Stone, Ashleigh Simon and Paula Reto are among the 120 men and women who will create golf history in Rio de Janeiro next month at the Olympic Games competition at Reserva de Marapendi Golf Course between August 11 and 20.
Just three days after his Nomads National Order of Merit victory, Ebotse golfer Jayden Schaper produced a nerveless display to defeat Ge-Rico Muller at the third hole of a sudden-death play-off to scoop the Tshwane Junior Open title at Pretoria Country Club on Friday.
As one prestigious Open wrapped up on Wednesday, another started in Scotland and, having flown the flag for South Africa with great pride in the Junior Open Championship this week, two of the country’s brightest prospects were eager to get to Royal Troon to for the first round of The Open Championship.