Month: March 2019

Moodley, Swanepoel triumph at Clovelly

31 March 2019 – Kaiyuree Moodley lifted the Stroke Play title and Erinvale’s Annelie Swanepoel defeated Kajal Mistry to capture the Match Play title in the Western Province Women’s Amateur Championships held at Clovelly Country Club. Bryanston’s Moodley was third after an opening one-over 73 and four shots behind first round leader Symone Henriques from…
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Van Wyk victorious in Nomads SA Boys Match Play

30 March 2019 – George teenager Ben van Wyk ended Sam Simpson’s dream of the winning the elusive Nomads SA Boys Under-19 Championship double when he fired four superb shots at the first extra hole to capture the Match Play title on Saturday. The pair were tied after a thrilling 36-hole skirmish at Humewood Golf…
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Debut delight for Wilsenach at SA U-15 Challenge

29 March 2019 – Kempton Park junior golfer Jonathan Wilsenach captured his first national title in stunning fashion after a final round 76 gave him the chance to defeat Jordan Wessels in a play-off for the Gowrie SA Under-15 Challenge title on Wednesday. The 14-year-old Ekurhuleni junior beat Wessels with a par at the first…
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Simpson seals sensational Nomads SA Boys win

27 March 2019 – Sam Simpson from Western Province produced a grandstand finish at Humewood Golf Club on Wednesday to claim a three-stroke victory in the Nomads SA Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship. Less than a fortnight ago, the GolfRSA National Squad member anchored the South African team in their 21st consecutive victory in the…
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Williams claims dramatic Nomads Rose Bowl victory

26 March 2019 – South African number one Kaylah Williams lifted the prestigious Nomads SA Girl’s Rose Bowl Championship trophy after she edged out overnight leader Caitlyn Macnab in a pressure-packed final round at Langebaan Golf and Sports Club on Tuesday. The Western Province junior carded a two-under-par 70 in the final round to close…
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Jarvis mounts charge for Nomads SA Boys success

25 March 2019 – Casey Jarvis produced a blistering back nine at Humewood Golf Club to charge to a one-shot lead in the Nomads SA Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship on Tuesday. Jarvis was three off the pace after an opening 70 at the start of the second round, but stirring finish for a six-under-par…
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Wilsenach edges clear of Gowrie Farm field

26 March 2019 – Jonathan Wilsenach from Ekurhuleni has a golden opportunity to close out his first national victory on the GolfRSA junior circuit after taking the lead in the Gowrie SA Under-15 Challenge in Tuesday’s second round. The Kempton Park golfer overcame a six shot overnight deficit with one-under-par 70 at Gowrie Farm Golf…
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Macnab on the move in Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl

25 March 2019 – Womens Golf South Africa’s golf development programme certainly lived up to its billing as the six juniors in its GolfRSA Elite Squad stormed through the field to grab the six leading positions in the Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship on Monday. The first round at the Langebaan Golf and Sports…
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Snyders strides clear at Nomads SA Boys in Bay

25 March 2019 – Tyran Snyders from Western Province made a statement of intent with an opening five-under-par 67 to lead the first round of the Nomads SA Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship at Humewood Golf Club on Monday. Only nine players managed to break par on the opening day when the 128-strong starting field…
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Gavagnin grabs lead at Gowrie SA Challenge

25 March 2019 – North West junior Luc Gavagnin laid down an early marker in the fourth Gowrie SA Under-15 Challenge when he surged into the first round lead on Monday. The 14-year-old Pecanwood golfer fired a three-under-par 68 to set the opening mark at Gowrie Farm Golf Estate. Gavagnin overturned a bogey start and…
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Paxton eagles his way to Bridge golf title in Germiston

Sean Paxton, a 17 year old Maritzburg College pupil, fired a pair of eagles to win the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series 2019 tournament at Germiston Golf Club. Sean, who lives in Pietermaritzburg, travelled up from KwaZulu-Natal to compete in the event, and his reward is a sought-after spot in the regional finals of the…
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SA’s top junior talent on show across South Africa

24 March 2019 – Ekurhuleni duo Caitlyn Macnab and Jayden Schaper will spearhead the challenge in two prestigious Nomads national championships on Monday, while Southern Cape’s Dylan Melville will lead the field in the fourth Gowrie SA Under-15 Challenge. NOMADS SA GIRLS ROSE BOWL Macnab will lead the championship division into battle at the 54-hole…
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Four new caps in GolfRSA National Squad

GolfRSA has announced a group of 19 of the country’s most promising amateur male players, including four new caps, who will make up its 2019/20 Golf National Squad. The National Squad, now in its fourth year, has had tremendous success since its inception in 2016. Set up from a R10-million donation by businessman and GolfRSA…
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Double joy for GolfRSA at AAJGC

16 March 2019 – The GolfRSA Boys and Girls secured their berths in the field for the 2019 Toyota Junior World Cup in Japan with resounding victories in the Boys and Girls Competitions of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana on Friday. The GolfRSA Girls successfully defended their title for a third successive year,…
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GolfRSA Teams in pound seats at All-Africa Junior

14 March 2019 – Both GolfRSA Girls and Boys Teams continued to improve in their title defence campaigns in Thursday’s third round of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana. The GolfRSA Boys fired a tournament low 20-under-par 196 at Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort to lead the Boys Competition with a 54-hole total of…
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Mistry impresses Xasa at Investec SA Women’s Open

14 March 2019 – South Africa’s Minister of Sport and Recreation Tokozile Xasa put in a surprise appearance on day one of the Investec South African Women’s Open, and hit the ceremonial tee shot to officially open the R2-million event at Westlake Golf Club on Thursday. This year is the second successive year that the…
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GolfRSA Teams shine in Botswana

13 March 2019 – The GolfRSA Girls and Boys teams strengthened their leading positions with another superb effort in round two of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana on Wednesday. The GolfRSA Girls team produced an eight-under par total of eight-under 138 at Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort, while the GolfRSA Boys combined for…
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GolfRSA Juniors make solid start in Botswana

12 March 2019 – The GolfRSA Teams both got their title defence in the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge off to a superb start in the opening round in Botswana on Tuesday. The GolfRSA Boys team combined for a 16-under-par 200 total to lead the Boys Competition while a seven-under-par 137 secured pole position for the…
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SA Quartet named for Africa Region 5

CAPE TOWN, 12 March 2019 – GolfRSA National Squad members Wilco Nienaber and Therion Nel from Free State, Ekurhuleni’s Jayden Schaper and Luca Filippi from Western Province have been tasked to continue the country’s proud record in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia this April. The Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament, formerly known…
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Macnab lands another big one at Magalies Park

BENONI, 8 March 2019 – Caitlyn “Cat” Macnab thrives on challenge. That is evidenced in every swing this petite rising star makes in pursuit of the perfect strike. And in the way she casts her rod in the sea and plays a cob until she guides it safely to shore. “I guess if it wasn’t…
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