Month: January 2019

Maia secures Bridge Junior Series win at Oubaai

29 January 2019 – Calvin Maia shot 67 to win the prestigious Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series tournament at Oubaai on Sunday. By winning the title, the 18-year-old Kenako Golf Academy boarder qualifies for the South Regional Final of the #BridgeJuniorSeries in April, where the ultimate prize is an all-expenses paid trip to compete in the…
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Du Plessis and De Doncker step up roles within GolfRSA

GolfRSA is pleased to announce that Ms Wimpie du Plessis, the head of the GolfRSA Handicap and Course Rating team, will represent South Africa on the USGA/R&A-led World Handicap System (WHS) Committee with immediate effect. With the 2020 implementation of the WHS only months away, GolfRSA is confident that Wimpie’s contribution will ensure that clubs…
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Sublime second for Moodley at Annika USA

ST AUGUSTINE, United States (22 January 2019) – Kaiyuree Moodley claimed an impressive runner-up finish in the 11th Annika Invitational USA, while fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad player Caitlyn Macnab shared the low round honours in Monday’s final round in Florida. Bryanston’s Moodley began the final day at the World Golf Village Resort with a two-shot cushion…
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Magnificent Moodley sets Annika USA 36-hole mark

21 January 2019 – Loads of rounds at the coast in South Africa and a little home-cooking proved a winning combination for South Africa’s Kaiyuree Moodley, who surged to a two-shot lead in brutally windy conditions in the Annika Invitational USA. Last year, the 17-year-old Bryanston golfer upstaged some of South Africa’s best coastal amateurs…
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Lots of positives for SA pair in USA

St Augustine, FLORIDA (20 January 2019) – Kaiyuree Moodley from Gauteng went around the Slammer and Squire Course in level par in Saturday’s opening round of the Annika Invitational USA, presented by Rolex, at the World Golf Village in Florida. The 2018 Youth Olympian finished in a tie for seventh, three shots behind first round…
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Kai & Cat set for Annika USA start

19 January 2019 – GolfRSA Elite Squad members Kaiyuree Moodley and Caitlyn Macnab are primed to start the 11th Annika Invitational USA at the World Golf Village in Florida today. The South African pair will join 70 of the world’s top girls ages 12 to 19 in the prestigious 54-hole stroke-play event, presented by Rolex and hosted…
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SAGDB receives international award from PGAs of Europe

The South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) has become the latest project to be awarded the PGAs of Europe President’s Award for Golf Development at the 2018 Annual Congress Gala Awards Dinner Supported By Rolex at Costa Navarino in Greece. The SAGDB has been operating in South Africa since 1999 and has grown a network…
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Moodley & Macnab primed for Annika Invitational USA

ST AUGUSTINE, Florida (14 January 2019) – South Africa’s Caitlyn Macnab departs for the United States on Tuesday to join fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad member Kaiyuree Moodley for the 11th Annika Invitational USA, presented by Rolex, in Florida. The tournament is named for Hall of Fame member Annika Sorenstam, whose foundation conducts six junior golf…
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Girl power rules as Jordan battles boys in Durbanville

Teenager Jordan Rothman won an exciting playoff in the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series tournament at her home club, Durbanville Golf Club. Rothman, the reigning Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Champion, had to overcome a strong field of boys including plus handicappers Ayden Senger, Louis Loubser Jnr, Francois Cilliers, Justin Behrens, Calin Sanderson and Matthew McCarthy,…
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Schaper overhauls Premlall for Nomads glory

BENONI, 8 January 2019 – Ekurhuleni junior Jayden Schaper cemented his number one spot in the Junior Rankings with a two-shot victory in the Nomads National Order of Merit Inland on Tuesday. Schaper overhauled overnight leader Yurav Premlall with a brilliant four-under-par 68 at Benoni Country Club to triumph on 11-under-par 205. The Ebotse junior…
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