Month: January 2020

Moodley to debut in Faldo’s Major Invitational

CAPE TOWN, 15 January 2020 – Kaiyuree Moodley has set her sights on the SA Women’s Amateur double crown in February and she hopes to gain masses of experience in the 2020 Major Champions Invitational in the United States later this month. An impressive runner-up finish in the prestigious ANNIKA Invitational USA at the World…
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GolfRSA stars heading for Annika Invitational USA

15 January 2020 – South Africa’s top two juniors Caitlyn Macnab from Ekurhuleni and Boland’s Megan Streicher are set to fly the country’s flag in the 12th Annika Invitational USA presented by Rolex from 17-19 January. GolfRSA Squad pair will compete in the 70-strong player field of the prestigious 54-hole stroke play championship, hosted by…
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Freddie Tait winner Schaper ready to chase more records

11 January 2020 – Not since Ernie Els in 1989 has an amateur finished in the top six of the world’s second oldest championship, but 18-year-old Jayden Schaper did just that on Sunday in the South African Open, hosted by the City of Joburg, at Randpark Golf Club. Paired with defending champion Louis Oosthuizen over…
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Grace shifts gears and guns to SA Open glory

12 January 2019 – South Africa’s Branden Grace carded an incredible final round nine-under 62 to win the South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg at Randpark Golf Club on Sunday. Not only was it an amazing way to win his national Open, it was the lowest closing round to win an SA…
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SA golf pays tribute to Denis Hutchinson

11 January 2020 – Denis Hutchinson’s immense contribution to golf will be celebrated through a new tournament in his honour and in partnership with the Sunshine Tour, PGA of South Africa, GolfRSA and the South African Golf Association (SAGA). The Denis Hutchinson Challenge Trophy will be played at Hutchinson’s home course of Royal Johannesburg and…
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Mental strength nets Maas maiden Nomads title in Benoni

11 January 2020 – There’s nothing quite like a bit of pressure to focus the mind, even if it is self-applied, as Christiaan Maas discovered en route to claiming the Nomads Order of Merit Inland 1 tournament by five shots over fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Cole Stevens at Benoni Country Club. Despite cruising down…
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Schaper uses crowd support as he chases SA Open history

JOHANNESBURG, 11 January 2020 – Amateur Jayden Schaper is relishing the crowd support at the SA Open hosted by City of Joburg, and with a solid third-round two-under 69 to move to 12-under in the third round, he will be using that atmosphere as he chases a unique piece of history at Randpark Golf Club…
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Oosthuizen poised to defend SA Open title

11 January 2020 – SA’s Louis Oosthuizen is poised to defend his South African Open title after a bogey-free seven-under 64 netted him a one stroke lead on 15-under in the third round at Randpark Golf Club on Saturday. Lurking a stroke adrift is England’s Marcus Armitage, and two behind is SA’s Jaco Ahlers on…
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Van Rooyen captures Bridge Junior Series win in thrilling playoff

Jan Stals van Rooyen of Clovelly showed nerves of steel to win a three-way playoff at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Friday, 10 January 2020 and qualify for the regional final of the prestigious Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series. The stakes were high when Van Rooyen lined up against Matthew Lotz of Atlantic Beach…
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Procter doubles up on Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series

Travis Procter began 2020 in style by shooting a 2-under-par round at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Friday, 10 January to win his second Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series title of the season. Travis, who enters Grade 11 at Curro Durbanville this year, said the key to his win was playing “smart golf”. “The…
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