Month: November 2019

SAGA announces amateur line-up for 2020 SA Open

25 November 2018 – The South African Open Championship has always enjoyed a rich history of amateur participation and the 2020 tournament at Randpark Golf Club from 9-12 January will once again feature six of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents. “Jayden Schaper, our current number one, will spearhead the challenge at Randpark alongside Casey…
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Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Tebogo Lefifi

This November, we shine the spotlight on one of GolfRSA’s rising stars Tebogo Lefifi. Having joined the South African Golf Development Board programme as an eight-year-old, the Lyndhurst junior rose through the ranks under the watchful eye of Gauteng regional manager Andy Ostle. “Tebobo caught the eye of the executive at Ladies Golf Gauteng and…
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Nostalgic SA Women’s Mid-Amateur win for Traut

14 November 2019 – Vicki Traut from Western Province went wire-to-wire at Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa on Wednesday to celebrate a very memorable maiden victory in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. Traut won by eight shots on six-over 150 after carding rounds of 72 and 78 in the weather-reduced 36 hole tournament.…
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Traut trots to five-shot lead at Selborne

12 November 2019 – Vicki Traut lived up to her pre-tournament billing when she opened up a five-shot lead in the first round of the SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa on Tuesday. Heavy rains on Sunday and Monday forced Womens Golf South Africa to call off the scheduled first…
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GolfRSA Proteas does SA proud in the USA

10 November 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas continued South Africa’s success story on the international golfing stage with a superb performance in the highly-rated Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship in Texas. Martin Vorster from Southern Cape, Western Province’s Sam Simpson and Gauteng pair Zethu Myeki and Symone Henriques combined for an impressive ninth place finish…
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Filippi and De Beer close out top 20s in Argentina

10 November 2019 – South Africa’s Luca Filippi and Kyle de Beer both signed off with top 20 finishes in the Argentina Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Saturday. Just a fews days after the GolfRSA Proteas claimed a top four finish in the team competition at the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup to keep South Africa’s…
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GolfRSA Proteas on the move abroad

9 November 2019 – While the GolfRSA Proteas made positive strides in the Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship in Texas, fellow South African Kyle de Beer broke into the top 25 in the Argentine Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Friday. The South African team finished in joint 12th on 12-under alongside Chinese Taipei when action…
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Filippi within striking distance in Argentina

8 November 2019 – Western Province golfer Luca Filippi will start moving day at the Estancias Golf Club within three shots of 36-hole leader Aram Yenidjeian in the Argentine Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The 17-year-old Argentine junior tops the leaderboard in the world’s sixth oldest Amateur championship on seven-under after carding rounds of 70 and…
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Mixed fortunes for GolfRSA Proteas in Texas

8 November 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas combined for five-under-par 139 to tie for 13th in the Combined International Competition of The Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Texas on Thursday. The 19 nations contesting the 54-hole, four-ball stroke-play competition teed off in pouring rain and it was the French…
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SA’s ultimate club champions crowned

7 November 2019 – GolfRSA crowned six new champions as the annual Champion of Champions tournament, in association with Aon, wrapped up in fine style at Zebula Golf Estate and Spa. The two-day event seeks to identify the country’s ultimate club champions, across three men’s and three women’s divisions, by pitting regional winners against eachother…
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