Month: May 2017

Happy Brabazon Birthday for McClatchie

Statistically, June 23rd is the happiest day of the year, but 28 May will definitely be the happiest day for Kyle McClatchie for years to come. South Africa’s top ranked amateur spent the best part of his 20th birthday on the Hotchkin Course at the Woodhall Spa Golf Club in England on Sunday, but it…
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International breakthrough for GolfRSA’s Nienaber

He beat a top international field to bag his second Global Junior Golf Tour title on Sunday, but instead of celebrating his RB German Junior success with mates, the first thing Wilco Nienaber did after a 14 hour flight from Germany and a three hour road trip from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein was to dash off…
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KZN clinches SA Country Districts glory

They say it’s never over until the last putt drops, and that proved the case in this year’s SA Country Districts as KwaZulu-Natal fought their way from the bottom of the log to claim A-Division victory at San Lameer Country Club on Friday. After two days lost to unrelenting rain pounding the South Coast and…
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Limpopo sweeps to SA Country Districts promotion

There is something about competing at the coast that bring out the best in the men from Limpopo. Exactly eight years after they won the B-Division at Mossel Bay Golf Club, the team rose to the occasion again and celebrated promotion with an unbeaten run in the 2017 SA Country Districts on the magnificent South…
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Showdown looms in SA Challenge Cup final

The battle for the 15th SA Challenge Cup title will come down to a final round scrimmage between the GolfRSA Juniors and Western Province at Atlantic Beach Golf Club on Friday. GolfRSA Juniors extended their unbeaten run with a magnificent 10.5 – 1.5 victory over defending champions Gauteng North on Thursday. The GolfRSA Juniors lead…
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Steyn makes it four Big Easy’s for GolfRSA Squad

It took six extra holes, but Marco Steyn nailed the winning putt to beat Etienne Bond to become the second GolfRSA National Squad member this season and fourth in a year to win on the Big Easy Tour this season at Modderfontein Golf Club on Thursday. Dylan Naidoo – who also plays out of Modderfontein…
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North West and Northern Cape sets the pace at San Lameer

North West and Northern Cape wasted no time getting their noses in front when the rain-interrupted South African Country Districts finally got underway at San Lameer Country Club on Wednesday. Relentless rain pounded the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal since last Friday. The heavy and incessant deluge that lasted through the weekend and Monday rendered the…
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Daisies need to dig deep against GolfRSA Juniors

It’s a big day for defending champions Gauteng North, who head into the business end of the week at Atlantic Beach with a spring in their step after their first victory in this year’s SA Challenge Cup. The Daisies gained two points for a 7.5 – 4.5 result against the Presidents Team in Wednesday’s third…
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Pfeifer doubles his SA Open delight

American Chad Pfeifer called on his magical short-stick one last time and sunk a 20-footer for birdie from just off the 18th green at King David Mowbray Golf Club to win the Canon SA Disabled Golf Open for the second year running. After a 90 minute fog-delay to the start of the final round on…
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USSA gives chase in SA Challenge Cup 2017

University Sport South Africa stole the march on Gauteng North on day two of the SA Challenge Cup at Atlantic Beach Golf Club, while Western Province edged out Central Gauteng and GolfRSA Juniors strengthened their position at the top of the log on Tuesday. USSA lost the opening Foursomes game to the defending champions, but…
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