Month: October 2019

GolfRSA Proteas make battling start in Argentina

31 October 2019 – GolfRSA Proteas Kyle de Beer and Luca Filippi were upbeat despite a frustrating start in Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup in Argentina on Thursday. While Andrey Borges from Brazil fired seven birdies for a six-under-par 65 to open up a three-shot lead, the South African pair struggled in the 3-club swirling wind that…
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Filippi and De Beer geared for Argentine challenge

29 October 2019 – GolfRSA Proteas Luca Filippi and Kyle de Beer have arrived in Argentina ready to stake another strong performance for South Africa in two top international events this November. South Africa’s proud history in the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup team competition dates back to 1999, when former Masters champion Trevor Immelman and…
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In-form Traut headlines SA Women’s Mid-Amateur field

29 October 2019 – In-form Vicki Traut will headline a glorious festival of golf when the SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship swings into action at the magnificent Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa from 11-13 November. Traut romped to victory in the 39th Ackerman Championship on the Open Amateur circuit two weeks ago and she is…
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Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Casey Jarvis

28 October 2019 – GolfRSA National Squad member Casey Jarvis is widely regarded as one of South Africa’s brightest golfing prospects and he showed why he is thought of so highly when he erased a six shot deficit to capture the sough-after Silver Salver title this October. Jarvis came from behind after 36 holes to…
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Cool-hand Kingston closes out SA Senior Open victory

25 October 2019 – James Kingston became a two-time SA national champion after winning the SA Senior Open, hosted by Bitou Municipality, in emphatic style with a birdie finish at Plettenberg Bay Country Club on Friday. The 2007 SA Open winner celebrated his 19th victory and maiden senior win on seven-under-par 281, sealing a nine-shot…
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Kingston on brink of SA Senior Open history

24 October 2019 – James Kingston continued his love affair with Plettenberg Bay Country Club on moving day to open up a commanding lead as he targets his first victory in the SA Senior Open, hosted by Bitou Municipality. In a career spanning 31 years, Kingston’s trophy case in Potchefstroom is packed with silverware from…
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Kingston forges four shots clear at SA Senior Open

23 October 2019 – James Kingston is on course for an elusive national double after taking a commanding lead in the second round of the prestigious SA Senior Open hosted by Bitou Municipality on Wednesday. The 2007 South African Open champion fired three birdies on the bounce over the last three holes at Plettenberg Bay…
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Botes goes low for SA Senior Open lead

22 October 2019 – Mark McNulty’s bid for a SA Senior Open hat-trick took a hit as AP Botes fired two eagles on the way to a three-shot lead at Plettenberg Bay Country Club on Tuesday. A gusting 33 km per hour easterly wind kept the 72-strong field on their toes, and Botes was one…
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Plettenberg Bay set for 2019 SA Senior Open action

21 October 2019 – The 2019 SA Senior Open returns to the Bitou Municipality and the Plettenberg Bay Country Club from 22 to 25 October 2019. Stalwarts of South African golf and the Sunshine Tour will aim to dethrone two-time consecutive champion Mark McNulty. The SA Senior Open is the pinnacle for senior professional golfers…
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Senior Players boasts new sponsor, venue and format

19 October 2019 – GolfRSA is pleased  to announce a new collaboration with Alec Levin Insurance and Investment Brokers as the main sponsor of the 2020 Senior Players Championship on 8 and 9 February 2020. “We are delighted that Alec Levin Insurance and Investment Brokers have selected one of our flagship senior amateur events to…
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SA Senior Amateur double for remarkable Phillips

DURBAN, 18 October 2019 – It was a far cry from memorable march to victory last year, but Morgan Phillips was a very happy man nonetheless when he lifted the SA Senior Amateur Championship title for a second time at Durban Country Club on Friday. Phillips fired a clinical final round one-under-par 71 at Heron…
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Skinner set sights on SA Senior Amateur title

17 October 2019 – William Skinner fired an eagle and three birdies on his back nine to open up a slender one-shot lead after another day of tough scoring conditions in the SA Senior Amateur Championship. Skinner and defending champion Morgan Phillips were only two players in the 142-strong field to break par in the…
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Johnston lands slender lead in SA Senior Amateur

16 October 2019 – Stephen Johnston sits atop of a congested leaderboard after opening with a one-under-par 71 in the South African Senior Amateur Championship on Wednesday. Morning starter Schalk Naude from Randpark set the early clubhouse target at Durban Country Club with an even-par 72, but the 53-year-old Johnston bested his Central Gauteng Senior…
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GolfRSA Proteas continue All Africa record in Mauritius

14 October 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas returned home on Monday, having successfully defended the country’s proud record in the All Africa Golf Team Championship with a captivating performance in Mauritius. South Africa won the inaugural biennial event in 2001 and consequently triumphed in Botswana (2003), Uganda (2005), Namibia (2007), Egypt (2011), Swaziland (2013), Kenya…
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Daisies reigns supreme in SA Mid-Amateur IPT

11 October 2019 – Gauteng North routed Central Gauteng in a pressure packed final round on Friday to claim their first victory in the 14th South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial Tournament at King David Mowbray Golf Club. The Daisies powered their way past Southern Cape (9 – 3), Western Province (6.5 – 5.5), KwaZulu-Natal (9 –…
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Eastern Province seals epic promotion in SA Mid-Am IPT

12 October 2019 – Eastern Province not only won the promotion battle in the 14th South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial, but they did it in style – lifting the B-Section title with one round to spare and capping an unbeaten performance with a final round triumph at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Friday. Eastern Province…
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SA off to solid start in ACCT title defence in Mauritius

10 October 2019 – They didn’t quite hit the target they set for the team on day one, but the GolfRSA Proteas  were happy enough to kick off their All Africa Golf Team Championship title defence in Mauritius with a two-shot lead on Thursday. Jayden Schaper and Martin Vorster both carded one-over-par rounds of 73,…
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Showtime at SA Mid-Amateur IPT

10 October 2019 – With one round remaining in the South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial Tournament, top teams Western Province, Gauteng North and Central Gauteng will come out guns blazing in Friday’s final round, while Eastern Province will aim to cap a magical week in Cape Town with an unbeaten week at King David Mowbray Golf…
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Mauritius set to host the 2019 AACT

10 October 2019 – The Mauritius Golf Federation (MGF) welcomes the All Africa Team Championship 2019, the African continent’s most prestigious amateur tournament The Mauritius Golf Federation will play host to this prestigious continental golf tournament. After hosting the 2013 All Africa Junior Team Championship, this is the second time Mauritius is hosting a continental…
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WP and EP take a stand at King David

9 October 2019 – Western Province and Eastern Province laid down a marker for success on day three in the South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial Tournament at King David Mowbray Golf Club. A-SECTION Western Province caused a major upset of this year’s tournament with an emphatic 8.5 – 3.5 victory over defending champions Central Gauteng. Under…
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