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Month: June 2018

Lamprecht takes the crown at Kingswood

29 June 2018 – Christo Lamprecht showed some serious big match temperament to come up trumps in the 2018 Dimension Data Junior Open at Kingswood Golf Estate on Friday. The Southern Cape junior became the first player to lift the same title twice when he defeated fellow GolfRSA National Squad player Martin Vorster by one…
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Brave Bhana steals the show at Kingswood

29 June 2018 – Amilkar Bhana underlined his rising star status when he lifted his first Sunshine Tour Junior Series title in the Dimension Data Junior Open at Kingswood Golf Estate on Friday. The 13-year-old from Sandton was two off the pace in the Under-15 Challenge after an opening 71 at the Outeniqua Course at…
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Epic clash on cards in Di-Data Junior Open

28 June 2018 – The final round of this year’s Dimension Data Junior Open is shaping up for a mouth-watering finale after local heroes Christo Lamprecht and Martin Vorster tied for the lead in  Under-19 competition and two-time SA Under-13 champion Amilkar Bhana drew six shots clear in the Under-15 Challenge in George on Thursday.…
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GolfRSA Squad trio named for Eisenhower Trophy

28 June 2018 – GolfRSA National Squad members Jovan Rebula, Wilco Nienaber and Matt Saulez will represent South Africa in the Eisenhower Trophy at the 2018 World Amateur Team Championship in Maynooth, Ireland in September. In announcing the team today, South African Golf Association President Geoff Taylor said high expectations would follow the trio to…
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GolfRSA pays tribute to Ben van Zyl

27 June 2018 – GolfRSA sends its condolences to the friends and family of former South African Disabled Open champion Ben van Zyl. “We were deeply saddened to learn of Ben’s passing and our thoughts and condolences are with his family and friends during this difficult time,” said GolfRSA CEO Grant Hepburn. “Ben’s achievements as a…
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Vorster and Nkosi set Dimension Data pace in George

27 June 2018 – The value of international competition was amplified in George on Wednesday with Martin Vorster and Rori Nkosi leading the Dimension Data Junior Open tournaments at Kingswood and Fancourt on Wednesday. Less than two weeks ago, Vorster fired a 10-under 61 in the final round of the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup…
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Superior Son seals Nomads SA Girls double

26 June 2018 – Pint-sized Woo-Ju Son showed the grit, determination and endless talent of a future world-beater as she held her nerve brilliantly down the stretch to go wire-to-wire for a second successive time in the Nomads SA Girls Championship on Tuesday. Son closed with a one-under 71 to triumph on five-under-par 71 at…
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Macnab makes a major move at Nomads SA Girls

25 June 2018 – A birdie finish in the second round of the Nomads SA Girls Championship moved Caitlyn Macnab from Ekurhuleni within a shot of defending champion Woo-Ju Son in Orkney on Tuesday. Son slept on a four shot cushion after an opening five-under 67, but she battled a balky putter at Orkney Golf…
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Son strikes early at Nomads SA Girls

24 June 2018 – South Africa’s leading junior Woo-Ju Son was in a class of her own as she made a roaring start in her title defence at the Nomads SA Girls Championship at Orkney Golf Club on Monday. Twelve months ago, the 17-year-old Country Club Johannesburg golfer claimed one of the most sought-after titles…
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Rebula seals GolfRSA double in The Amateur

23 June 2018 – Jovan Rebula became the first South African in more than half a century to break the curse of the Royals and win the 123rd Amateur Championship. Rebula sealed the double for GolfRSA when he defeated Irishman Robin Dawson in the 36-hole final at Royal Aberdeen on Saturday, just four days after…
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