Month: October 2020

Jarvis gets Alfred Dunhill Championship nod

30 October 2020 – South Africa’s leading amateur Casey Jarvis will be rubbing shoulders with the cream of the Sunshine Tour and European Tour after the GolfRSA National Squad member received an invitation to tee it up in the prestigious Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek. The R29-million event will be played from 26-29 November,…
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Cream of amateur crop named for SA Open

October 2020 – Five of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents will join the star-studded field in the South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club from 3-6 December. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) announced on Tuesday the amateur quintet exempt for qualifying in the R19.5 million tournament, supported by Nedbank and…
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Selborne Park to host Nomads National double in 2021

  October 2020 – The country’s juniors can look forward to taking to the lush fairways of Selborne Park Golf Estate in January when back-to-back Nomads National tournaments will launch the 2021 GolfRSA national schedule. The Nomads Coastal National Order of Merit – a World Amateur Golf Ranking event – will kick off the season…
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Memorable Silver Salver triumph for Majestic Maas

October 2020 – There can’t be too many South African athletes who are able to draw positives out of the the Covid-19 pandemic, but for GolfRSA National Squad member Christiaan Maas, the hard lockdown turned out to be an unexpected blessing in disguise. The 17-year-old found himself at odds with his swing after a sudden…
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Big Easy Tour winner Van Velzen leads strong squad challenge at Silver Salver

October 2020 – GolfRSA National Squad member Ryan van Velzen made picking a favourite to win the Silver Salver this weekend even tougher after the Benoni golfer became the seventh amateur to win on the Sunshine Big Easy Tour on Wednesday. Van Velzen kept up the trend of strong performances by the squad members on…
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Sun City the home of the 2020 South African Open

OCTOBER 2020 – The South African Open Championship will add the iconic Gary Player Country Club to its roster of celebrated golf courses that have hosted this championship as it moves to Sun City this year where it will be played from 3-6 December, with support from Nedbank and Sun International. The 110th playing of…
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Traut targets repeat SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship glory

October 2020 – Somerset West golfer Vicki Traut will be bidding for back-to-back titles when she leads a stellar field in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship in the Western Cape next month. The flagship event will be contested at the magnificent Robertson Golf Club in the heart of the famous wine country from 16…
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Williams returns to winner’s circle in Ackerman Championship

October 2020 – Durbanville golfer Kaylah Williams put the perfect exclamation mark on her final competitive appearance for the 2020 season with a masterful victory in the prestigious Ackerman Championship on Sunday. The 18-year-old fashioned a blistering closing loop of 31 featuring an eagle and four birdies in the final round at Clovelly Country Club…
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GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Filip Sakota

October 2020 – Filip Sakota takes center stage this October as we continue our Rising Star series. This ERPM Golf Club standout was honoured as Ekurhuleni Golf Unions’ Under-15 Player of the Year in 2019 and in June, the talented 15-year-old was selected to the GolfRSA National Squad. We caught up with Filip during lockdown…
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GolfRSA Help Fund Update

October 2020 – GolfRSA support to thousands of caddies and golf club casual workers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, has come to an end. Over the course of five months, during which time many caddies and casual employees have been unable to work, the organisation distributed 17 630 food vouchers, supporting more than 4 000 individuals from…
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