Month: February 2021

Macnab and Maas a cut above in SA Amateurs

19 February 2021 – South Africa’s No 1-ranked Caitlyn Macnab became just the 12th woman to successfully defend her SA Amateur title since 1906, while 17-year-old Christiaan Maas continued his remarkable rise when he lifted the men’s title on Friday. Macnab won her second title in fine style with a convincing 11 & 9 victory…
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Thrilling contests loom in 2021 SA Amateur Championships

18 February 2021 – The stage is set for the finals of the SA Amateur Championships, with three mouth-watering matches to look forward to that will determine the country’s champions of the year at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington’s East Course. In the women’s event, top seed and recent SA Women’s Stroke Play winner Megan Streicher…
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Switched on Dyer and Streicher cruising in SA Amateur

17 February 2021 – Top seeds Jack Dyer and Megan Streicher looks to be the players to beat as the duo marched on to the quarter-finals of the South African Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. England’s Dyer – with compatriot and first-round casualty Zach Chegwidden on the bag – saw off…
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Smoking hot Streicher storms to SA Women’s Stroke Play success

16 February 2021 – Swellendam’s Megan Streicher rode a red-hot putter to shoot the day’s low round of 67 on the West Course and rally from four shots back overnight to win the South African Women’s Stroke Play title at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Tuesday. The 18-year-old GolfRSA Elite Squad member held…
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Braveheart Bhana delivers big SA Amateur upset

16 February 2021 – Amilkar Bhana ousted defending champion Casey Jarvis, top seed Jack Dyer from England battled to cross the first hurdle and 48-year-old Ryan Dreyer recorded the biggest win in the match play opener of the 119th South African Amateur Championship at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Tuesday. Bhana – the…
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Late heroics hand England’s Dyer the Proudfoot win

15 February 2021 – England’s Jack Dyer produced a powerful finish to claim a two-stroke victory in the 119th South African Amateur Championship qualifier at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Monday. The 22-year-old from Boyce Hill Golf Club graduated from California State Fullerton University last year and has spent the last month in…
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Whateley, Dreyer steps up at Royal Johannesburg

14 February 2021 – Sam Whateley delivered a mature and disciplined performance to lead the first round of the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship, while veteran Ryan Dreyer turned back the clock in the 119th South African Amateur Championship qualifier on Sunday. Whateley, who has risen to third in the WGSA Open Ranking following…
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Macnab wary of strong field ahead of SA Amateur title defence

13 February 2021 – While Casey Jarvis heads into the defence of his title in hot form after lifting the African Amateur Championship last week, there is a little more pressure on fellow 2020 champion Caitlyn Macnab in the SA Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club from 14-19 February. Twelve months ago,…
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Watch: Highlights of the 2021 SA Stroke Play Championship

When Martin Vorster thanked his physiotherapist & biokineticist for his 23-under win, he had good reason. After missing over 5 months due to injury, South Africa’s highest ranked amateur celebrated a remarkable comeback to lift the 2021 SA Stroke Play Championship title in style at Randpark Golf Club.  
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Jarvis closes out the first GolfRSA Triple Crown at Glendower

11 February 2021 – Casey Jarvis added to the annals of golf once again with one of the most incredible feats in SA amateur history when he lifted the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship title on Thursday. The 17-year-old GolfRSA National Squad member was in a league of his own at Glendower Golf Club as he…
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Du Preez lays SA Women’s Amateur marker with grandstand finish in PE

11 February 2021 – Larissa du Preez’s well-timed victory in the Eastern Province & Border Championship delivered a welcome injection of confidence ahead of the upcoming SA Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. The Silver Lakes golfer eagled the par-five final hole at Port Elizabeth Golf Club to edge out former champion…
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LISTEN: The best bits of The Long and the Short Of It

We are delighted to bring you the best bits of The Long and the Short of It – featuring interviews with some of the biggest names in golf, including Grand Slam winner Gary Player, Major winner Sir Nick Faldo, former English professional and founder of International Sports Management, Chubby Chandler, Golf Channel presenter Dougie Donnelly and…
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Jarvis takes two shot lead into last lap at Glendower

10 February 2021 – Casey Jarvis moved into a two shot lead on moving day in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship, and within touching distance of the GolfRSA South African Swing trifecta on Wednesday. Jarvis achieved the rare double last year – winning the SA Stroke Play and SA Amateur titles in the same…
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Jarvis leads the chasers in African Amateur

9 February 2021 – Local favourite Casey Jarvis gave the Ekurhuleni golf fans plenty to cheer about as he moved into the outright lead at Glendower Golf Club on day two of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The reigning SA Amateur champion was composure personified as he bettered his opening round 71 with a…
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Canon SA Disabled Golf Open Restructured

Owing to the current global climate and ensuring we adhere to COVID-19 protocols, the Canon South Africa Disabled Golf Open has been restructured to feature a series of four regional opens which will culminate in a Champion of Champions event. Promising to still bring you an exciting sporting event, the South Africa Disabled Golf Association…
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Kistensamy claims early African Amateur lead

8 February 2021 – A blaze of birdies on his back nine boosted KwaZulu-Natal teenager Kyle Kistensamy to the summit of a congested first round leaderboard in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Glendower Golf Club on Monday. After the soggy build-up over the last two weeks, the clear skies and the sun dappling…
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Long hopes to make short work of wet Glendower

7 February 2021 – There will be a palpable sense of nervous anticipation when reigning Amateur champion Joe Long tees off from the 10th at Glendower Golf Club on Monday in the 2020 African Amateur Stroke Play Championship. Long will line up alongside the leading lights of South African amateur golf, including GolfRSA No 1…
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Vorster wins SA Stroke Play in style

4 February 2021 – Martin Vorster slept on the lead for two straight nights and on Thursday, South Africa’s top ranked amateur finished the job and won the South African Stroke Play Championship by four shots. Vorster once again showed he is man for big moments when he secured the national title on 23 under…
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Unflappable Vorster on course for SA Stroke Play glory

3 February 2021 – Martin Vorster and Kieron van Wyk shone the brightest at Randpark Golf Club on moving day in the South African Stroke Play Championship. South Africa’s top ranked Vorster – the only player to have posted three rounds in the 60s – is in within striking distance of claiming his fifth international…
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Vorster lights up Firethorn to lead SA Stroke Play

2 February 2021 – Mossel Bay’s Martin Vorster stepped up his bid to win the South African Stroke Play title in Tuesday’s second round at Randpark Golf Club. Vorster opened his campaign on the Firethorn course with flawless 64. On another day of heavy rain, the GolfRSA National Squad member picked up where he left off…
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