Month: February 2019

Memorable 112th SA Amateur victory for Nienaber

22 February 2019 – For third successive year, the South African flag was raised at the South African Amateur Championship after South Africa’s top ranked Wilco Nienaber won the country’s most coveted amateur title on Friday. In a gripping final round then went the distance at King David Mowbray Golf Club, the world number 59…
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Agherdien, Saaiman and Smith to guide SAGA

22 February 2019 – The South African Golf Association, in support of GolfRSA, will be guided more than 40 years of experience in golf administration by the three new office bearers for 2019-2020 elected on Tuesday. Former Senior Vice-president Naadir Agherdien was appointed as President at the Annual General Meeting held during the 112th South…
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SA Amateur set for all South African showdown

CAPE TOWN, 21 February 2019 – Teenagers Wilco Nienaber from Free State and Southern Cape’s Jordan Duminy will face each other in an all-South African 36-hole final for the 112th South African Amateur Championship title at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Friday. Both youngsters produced some fabulous shot-making to come up trumps in the three-…
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Duminy boosts local challenge in SA Amateur

20 February 2019 – Southern Cape teenager Jordan Duminy showed maturity well beyond his 16 years to ensure three South Africans will challenge in the quarter-finals of the South African Amateur Championship at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Thursday. The Louis Oosthuizen Junior Academy booked his spot in the match play field with rounds…
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Tough battles ahead at SA Amateur

19 February 2019 – With 17 foreigners through to the top 32 of the match play, there is a very real possibility that amateur golf’s most prized trophy might travel abroad again. However some of South Africa’s most promising talents demonstrated incredible fighting spirit in the first round on Tuesday to ensure the local challenge…
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Filippi lifts Proudfoot Trophy in SA Amateur

18 February 2019 – Luca Filippi issued a stern warning to his contemporaries with a perfectly struck 5-iron at the final hole and two-putts for victory in the 36-hole qualifier of the South African Amateur Championship on Monday. The overnight leader fired a one-under-par 71 at King David Mowbray Golf Club to lift the prestigious…
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Filippi fires warning shot at SA Amateur Qualifier

17 February 2019 – Western Province trio Luca Filippi, Elton James and Deon Germishuys made their presence felt at King David Mowbray Golf Club in the first round of the 36-hole qualifier for the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship on Sunday. On a day when windy conditions tested their patience, only 25 players in the…
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Walker extends Scottish legacy in African Amateur

14 February 2019 – It’s been quite a week for the Scots on the global golfing stage, with former SA Stroke Play champion David Law’s success on the European Tour in Australia last weekend and amateur golfer Euan Walker’s march to victory in Mpumalanga on Thursday. The Scottish National Squad members have enjoyed a serious…
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Eagle-eyed Walker eyes success at Leopard Creek

13 February 2019 – Two perfect shots at the iconic finishing hole at Leopard Creek for a spectacular eagle-finish moved Euan Walker from Scotland four shots clear in Wednesday’s third round at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship. After a booming drive at the closing hole, the Barrassie golfer produced a superb approach and duly…
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England deny GolfRSA Juniors for African Amateur glory

13 February 2019 – Slow and steady won the race for Team England, who overcame a 10-shot overnight deficit to deny the GolfRSA Juniors a second successive win in the Africa Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek on Wednesday. The defending champions opened up a commanding lead with rounds of 217 and 206 to…
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