Month: May 2019

Nienaber, Filippi make English Amateur weekend

LEEDS, England (31 May 2019) – Wilco Nienaber and Luca Filippi will join the weekend action in the English Men’s Open Amateur Championship alongside compatriot Kyle de Beer in England. Nienaber went head-to-head for the title in a sudden-death play-off with Nick Poppleton at Frilford Heath Golf Club last year, but the Englishman denied the…
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Tough first day for GolfRSA Squad at Brabazon Trophy

LEEDS, England (30 May 2019) – GolfRSA National Squad quartet Luca Filippi, Therion Nel, Wilco Nienaber and Jayden Schaper had a tough first day as their hunt for the Brabazon Trophy in the English Men’s Open Amateur Championship got underway in England on Thursday. Filippi from Western Province led the way at the Alwoodley Golf…
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GolfRSA juniors do SA proud in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (23 May 2019) – South African junior quartet Kieron van Wyk, Megan Streicher, Rori Nkosi and Samantha Whateley finished the ATI Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World 2019 in Indonesia on a high note at the Damai Indah Golf & Country Club on Thursday. Van Wyk from Ruimsig Country Club closed out a joint runner-up finish in…
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SA Junior pair gives chase in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (22 May 2019) – Megan Streicher and Kieron van Wyk strengthened their positions on day two of the ATI Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World 2019, presented by AKI at the Damai Indah Golf & Country Club in Indonesia. The GolfRSA Squad duo will try to chase down the leaders in Thursday’s final round at…
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GolfRSA Junior quartet make steady start in Jakarta

JAKARTA, Indonesia (21 May 2019) – Megan Streicher and Kieron van Wyk got off to a strong start in the ATI Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World 2019, presented by AKI at the Damai Indah Golf & Country Club in Indonesia on Tuesday. In fact, all four South African juniors competing in Jakarta are well-placed in the…
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New look, Royal venue for SA’s top amateur golf event

The South African Amateur Championship, considered the marquee events of the women’ and men’s amateur golfing calendar, is to undergo a groundbreaking revamp that will see the men’s and women’s championships being played simultaneously in mid February 2020. The new-look SA Amateur Championship Week will be played at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. This…
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KZN, Boland celebrate success in Plettenberg Bay

17 May 2019 – KwaZulu-Natal came up trumps in a humdinger final round clash against North West to lift the A-Section title in the 2019 SA Country Districts on Friday, while Boland finished at the top of the pile with an unbeaten week in the promotion battle at Plettenberg Bay Country Club. A-SECTION Just half…
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SA Country Districts heads to humdinger final

16 May 2019 – An epic clash for A-Division glory is on the cards in Friday’s final round between defending champions North West and log-leaders KwaZulu-Natal, while the B-Section battle for promotion in the 2019 SA Country Districts is also heading to a thrilling climax at Plettenberg Bay Country Club. A-SECTION It will be all to play for when…
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Double Delight for Browne in SA Disabled Open

15 May 2019 – Mike Browne slept on the lead for two nights and on Wednesday, the Englishman finished the job – winning the 21st Canon SA Disabled Golf Open in wire-to-wire style for a second successive year at Magalies Park. Browne opened the tournament with a two-under-par 70 to share the first round lead…
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North West keeps SA Countries title defence on track

14 May 2019 – North West kept their title defence on track in the SA Country Districts, but KwaZulu-Natal could pose a serious threat after a thundering second round win at Plettenberg Bay Country Club on Tuesday. Buoyed by an 8 – 4 win against Limpopo on day one, North West routed Northern Cape in…
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Southern Cape makes strong start in SA Countries promotion battle

14 May 2019 – Boland thundered into the lead at the SA Country Districts as Southern Cape swept to victory in their opening salvo in the promotion battle at Plettenberg Bay Country Club on Tuesday. Southern Cape gave the home crowd plenty to cheer about with an 8.5 – 3.5 win against Mpumalanga. The host…
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Brave Browne battles to extend Canon SA Open lead

14 May 2019 – Englishman Mike Browne stayed on track for a successful title defence in the Canon SA Disabled Golf Open after taking the sole lead at Magalies Park on Tuesday. Browne, who went wire-to-wire at the popular resort course last year, shared the overnight lead with Australian veteran Geoff Nicholas after an opening…
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KZN off to blistering start at SA Country Districts

13 May 2019 – Looking to repeat their winning performance at San Lameer Country Club in 2017, KwaZulu-Natal laid down a big marker on the opening day of the SA Country Districts, while North West defeated Limpopo at Plettenberg Bay Country Club. KwaZulu-Natal made an early statement against Free State, dominating the foursomes, and taking…
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Boland, Mpumalanga draw first blood in Plettenberg Bay

13 May 2019 – Boland and Mpumalanga deadlocked on 2 points each in the battle for promotion on day one of the SA Country Districts at Plettenberg Bay Country Club. Boland had the early edge after winning three games in the morning session, but Eastern Province put up a fight in the singles. Boland number eight Clement de…
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Browne mounts case for defence at Magalies Park

13 May 2019 – Mike Browne’s title defence in the Canon South African Disabled Golf Open got off to a solid start as the Englishman carded a two-under-par 70 to share the first round lead at Magalies Park Country Club on Monday. The 41-year-old former Royal Artillery gunner reeled in a hat-trick of birdies to…
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Double SA Amateur delight for Mistry

3 May 2019 – Kajal Mistry produced the prize-winning shots when it mattered most to claim a historic South African amateur women’s ‘double crown’ at Woodhill Residential Estate and Country Club on Friday. It took a bit more work than she anticipated, but a mere three days after she won the SA Women’s Stroke Play…
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Brynard takes flight at SA Women’s Amateur

3 May 2019 – Shani Brynard announced her arrival on women’s amateur golf’s biggest stage with a show of superb shot-making to lift the Flight Division title in the South African Women’s Amateur Championship on Friday. The Boland junior showed the nerves and composure of a true champion to hold off Pheletso Mota at Woodhill Residential…
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SA Mid-Amateur double for Scully

2 May 2019 – KwaZulu-Natal golfer Derek Scullard beat Shaun Stapleton with an eagle in extra time to defend his South African Mid-Amateur Championship title at the Ebotse Golf Estate and Country Club on Thursday. The 40-year-old fired a final round one-under-par 71 to set the clubhouse target on two-over 218, but Stapleton birdied the…
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Mistry has double vision in SA Women’s Amateur

2 May 2019 – Kajal Mistry has her eyes on the prize after reaching the final in the South African Women’s Amateur Championship final on Thursday. The Randpark golfer has tried to win both premier women’s amateur events since she triumphed in the SA Women’s Stroke Play Championship in 2017. Both her previous attempts were…
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Giant-killer Streicher shakes up SA Women’s Amateur

1 May 2019 – Boland junior Megan Streicher felled one of the big trees in this year’s South African Women’s Amateur Championship when she beat defending champion Jordan Rothman to reach Thursday’s quarter-finals at Woodhill Residential Estate and Country Club. The 16-year-old first beat Kyra van Kan from Ekurhuleni 3 & 2 in the morning…
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