Month: July 2018

SA juniors set to strike in Italy

27 July 2018 – Five of the country’s most promising young talents will travel to Europe in early September to represent South Africa in the 12th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) named Martin Vorster, Yurav Premlall, Casey Jarvis, Samuel Simpson and Kian Rose to fly the national flag in…
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Vorster goes wire-to-wire in The Junior Open

19 July 2018 – Southern Cape teenager Martin Vorster banished his demons when he completed a wire-to-wire victory to become the first South African champion of The Junior Open Championship at St Andrews on Wednesday. Vorster hit a few speedbumps along the way in the final round at the Eden Course, but the 16-year-old GolfRSA…
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Williams relishes Junior Open experience

19 July 2018 – GolfRSA Elite Squad player Kaylah Williams turned a disappointing start into a memorable international debut when she fired a trio of birdies over the closing holes in The Junior Open Championship in Scotland on Wednesday. Williams teed it up alongside Martin Vorster from the GolfRSA National Squad in the prestigious biennial…
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Rebula likes SA odds at The Open

18 July 2018 – While his main aim will be to savour the experience, amateur Jovan Rebula fancies the chances of the South Africans at The Open starting at Carnoustie Golf Links on Thursday. The 20-year-old booked his ticket to The Open by winning the British Amateur at Royal Aberdeen last month. “It’s crazy how…
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Vorster flies clear of Junior Open opposition

17 July 2018 – South Africa’s Martin Vorster opened up a yawning lead in the second round of The Junior Open as compatriot Kaylah Williams continued to come to grips with the challenge of links golf in Scotland on Tuesday. Vorster fired an opening four-under 66 and slept on a one shot lead into the…
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Vorster takes early command at The Junior Open

16 July 2018 – GolfRSA National Squad member Martin Vorster took the first round lead in The Junior Open, while Kaylah Williams made a solid international debut at St Andrews Links on Monday. Vorster from Southern Cape and Williams from Western Province are representing South Africa in the biennial pre-cursor to The Open, staged by…
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Cilliers claims season-opening Bridge Fund event

Francois Cillers took scant notice of the cold and wet weather as he blitzed Royal Cape’s back nine en route to a round of 69 and a two-shot victory in the season-opening Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series on Friday. Three birdies and a chip-in eagle on the par-five 16th saw the Western Province Junior Matchplay…
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Ice-cool Simpson seals Tshwane Junior Open win

13 July 2018 – Bellville amateur Samuel Simpson staved off a late charge from fellow Western Province junior Deon Germishuys to celebrate his first Sunshine Tour Junior Series success in the Tshwane Junior Open on Friday. The 16-year-old Simpson stayed cool in difficult windy conditions to close with an even-par 72 to triumph on six…
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Deltel and De Abreu share Sun City success

12 July 2018 – Bryanston junior Jaden Deltel claimed a two stroke victory in the Sun City Under-15 Challenge, while Fabrizio de Abreu beat fellow Woodhill golfer Dujuan Snyman by five strokes for the Under-13 title at the home of the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Thursday.  Sun City Under-15 Challenge Buoyed by a top 20…
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Simpson has early control in Tshwane Junior Open

12 July 2018 – Sam Simpson must be relishing a victory after a flawless six-under-par 66 in the opening round of the Tshwane Junior Open put him the mix for a fourth straight week. He racked up three birdies on the front nine, pencilled in a fourth red number on his card at the par…
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