Month: December 2018

GolfRSA teams named for African Amateur Championship

CAPE TOWN, 24 December 2018 – The fourth African Amateur Stroke Play Championship will hold huge significance for Sam Simpson from Western Province, who will don the green and gold for South Africa for the first time in mid-February 2019. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) named the Bellville golfer to the GolfRSA Junior Team that…
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Ekurhuleni goes back-to-back in Benoni

BENONI, 21 December 2018 – It took them nearly 30 years to break a winning drought in the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial and Ekurhuleni wasn’t about to give the trophy back this year, especially not in their own back yard. While the usual mix of upsets and jostling for position went on around them, the…
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Boland seals return to top draw at SA U-19 IPT

BENONI, 21 December 2018 – Boland proved once again that, even when teams look strong on paper, golf is still played on grass when the youthful side celebrated victory in the promotion battle at the 2018 South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial Tournament on Friday. Over four rounds at Benoni Country Club, the three bankers and five…
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SA U-19 IPT on knife’s edge in Benoni

BENONI, 20 December 2018 – The battle for supremacy in the A-Section will depend on Ekurhuleni’s resolve and Southern Cape’s tenacity, while three teams will vie for promotion in Friday’s final round of the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial at Benoni Country Club. A-SECTION Defending champions Ekurhuleni was invincible over the first three days and pulled…
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Lions and North West make a move SA U-19 IPT

BENONI, 19 December 2018 – Defending champions Ekurhuleni, Central Gauteng and North West enjoyed a profitable moving day in the A-Section, while Boland tightened their grip in the fight for promotion in the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial at Benoni Country Club. A-SECTION Defending champions Ekurhuleni can afford to kick back during their fourth round bye…
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Boland lays down a marker at SA U-19 IPT

BENONI, 18 December 2018 – Defending champions Ekurhuleni extended their lead in the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial, while Boland sounded a stern warning to their opponents in the B-Section battle for promotion at Benoni Country Club on Tuesday. A-SECTION Ekurhuleni threw down the gauntlet with convincing victories over Western Province and KwaZulu-Natal in the opening…
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Golfing Galant brothers dominate in Rondebosch

It was a proud day for the Galant family of Belhar as teen brothers Tristan and Jaydon dominated the u19 and u13 divisions respectively of the prestigious Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series tournament at Rondebosch Golf Club on Tuesday 11 December 2018. Tristan, who recently turned 17, bookended his round with a birdie on the…
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Ekurhuleni makes strong stand in Benoni

BENONI, 17 December 2018 – A year ago Ekurhuleni showed up the traditional powerhouses of the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial – Central Gauteng and Western Province – to win the premier junior golf team championship title for the first time in nearly 30 years. On Monday, the defending champions picked up where they left off…
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Simpson seals stylish Junior Series double at Randpark

RANDBURG, 14 December 2018 – Sam Simpson underlined his billing as one of South Africa’s emerging young stars when he stormed to a five-shot victory in the Joburg Junior Open at Randpark Golf Club on Friday. The 16-year-old Bellville golfer announced himself in July when he captured his first title on the Sunshine Tour Junior…
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Rebula marches to Freddie Tait Cup glory in SA Open

JOHANNESBURG, 9 December 2018 – Reigning Amateur champion Jovan Rebula joined an extraordinary league of gentlemen when he claimed the coveted Freddie Tait Cup in the 2019 South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Joburg. The 21-year-old George golfer carried a two-shot overnight lead into the final round and sealed the low amateur…
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