Coastals clinch epic first win at St Francis

6 December 2021 – The Inland Team evoked memories of the 1999 “Battle of Brookline” and the 2012’s “Miracle at Medinah” with a dramatic comeback on Singles Sunday, but the resolute Coastal Team prevailed for a narrow 13 – 11 victory to lift the inaugural Coastal Inland Challenge title at the magnificent St Francis Links.…

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Premlall prevails to lift the Freddie Tait Cup

6 December 2021 – Yurav Premlall dreamt of winning the Freddie Tait Cup long before he made South African Open Championship history, and on Sunday 5 December at Sun City, the GolfRSA National Squad member achieved his goal. In 2018, the Glendower amateur made international headlines when – at the age of 15 years and…

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SA Open Delight for Daniel

5 December 2021 – He spends a lot of time appearing emotionless, but Daniel van Tonder pumped his fist in delight on Sunday as he sank a 25-footer for birdie on the final hole of the South African Open Championship to snatch a one-stroke victory. With Oliver Bekker chipping in three times in the final…

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Traut makes it a record hat-trick at Highland Gate

17 November 2021 – Vicki Traut became the first hat-trick winner of the SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship when she successfully wrapped up her third title at Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate on Friday. Traut slept on a comfortable cushion after earlier rounds of 80 and 75, leading 2018 champion Liezl Smit by five shots…

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Top-ranked amateur Vorster joins pro ranks

17 November 17 – South Africa’s top-ranked amateur Martin Vorster has turned professional and will play his first tournament in the paid ranks when he tees it up in the Joburg Open at Randpark Golf Club on Thursday November 25. Vorster, the reigning South African Stroke Play champion, is currently ranked 40th in the World…

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Floyd and Steenkamp crowned the ultimate club champions

9 November 2021 – South Africa’s No 2-ranked Kiera Floyd stormed to a sensational victory in the GolfRSA Champion of Champions tournament at Kyalami Country Club, while 2017 champion Bertie Steenkamp held his nerve to claim a second title in the Men’s A Division. Floyd, who reeled in three provincial victories since August, followed up…

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Team SA seals top 10 in The Spirit USA

8 November 2021 – Christo Lamprecht and Kieron van Wyk beat 19 countries for the lowest round on the final day of the 2021 Spirit International Amateur Championship, boosting Team South Africa to an eighth-place finish in Texas. Lamprecht and Van Wyk, together with fellow GolfRSA National Squad members Caitlyn Macnab and Kaylah Williams, flew the…

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Fantastic Five set for SA Open

5 November 2021 – South Africa’s top-five ranked amateur golfers have been extended an invitation to play in the South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club from 2-5 December, an event co-sanctioned by the European and Sunshine Tours. The quintet, headed by reigning SA Amateur champion and current SA No 1 Christiaan…

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Teams revealed for inaugural GolfRSA Coastal vs Inland Challenge

2 November 2021 – Excitement is building for the inaugural GolfRSA Coastal vs Inland Challenge with the announcement of the two teams that will go head-to-head in the Eastern Cape next month. Adopting a Ryder Cup-style format, the two teams – comprising the top four available Mid-Amateur and Senior golfers from each region – will…

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Lyall the Lionheart seals dream victory at Glendower

22 October 2021 – Lyall McNeill carded the low round of the day to win the 2021 South African Senior Amateur Championship on debut at Glendower Golf Club on Friday. The KwaZulu-Natal golfer posted a closing two-under-par 70 to finish at level for the tournament. He was pushed all the way by American Tom Sweigart,…

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Watson hunting sweet double at Glendower

21 October 2021 – Former SA Mid-Amateur champion Graeme Watson will vie for the unique double after a classy second round performance moved the Ebotse senior within striking distance of the SA Senior Amateur Championship leaders on Thursday. KwaZulu-Natal’s Lyall McNeill and Tom Sweigart from Qatar mastered the tougher conditions at Glendower Golf Club on…

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Homies lays marker for unique SA Amateur Triple

20 October 2021 – Neil Homann put his bid for a unique South African amateur triple into motion when he raced into the lead of the SA Senior Amateur Championship on Wednesday. The 51-year-old Bryanston golfer fired a two-under-par 70 in the opening round at Glendower Golf Club and was the only player in the…

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GolfRSA names strong quartet for Spirit International

19 October 2021 – GolfRSA has named a powerful team to compete in the 2021 Spirit International Golf Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Texas, USA from 4-6 November. GolfRSA National Squad members Christo Lamprecht, Kieron van Wyk, Caitlyn Macnab and Kaylah Williams have been tasked to try and improve on South Africa’s combined…

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Singh & Moorgas double up in Canon PE Disabled Open

19 October 2021 – The Canon Port Elizabeth Disabled Open saw two players – Robin Singh and Craig Moorgas – earn their second victories of the Canon Open Series while Deaf golfer Charles Williams’ persistence paid dividends with a maiden victory in the series and Usher Manel illustrated what a fantastic grassroots structure the First…

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Western Province finish on top in SA Mid-Am IPT

15 October 2021 – Western Province added yet another Inter-Provincial title to their collection this year when the Mid-Amateur team took the honours at Elements Private Golf Reserve. The Union has achieved unprecedented success in the IPTs in 2021, with victories in the Men’s and Women’s premier events, as well as the Senior and Super…

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North West nails promotion at Elements

15 October 2021 – North West had only one hurdle left to cross on the final day and they did so in style, sweeping to an undefeated victory in the B-Section in the ninth South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial Championship at Elements Private Golf Reserve. Over five days of intense battles, superb shot-making and pressure putts,…

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EP, North West and Northern Cape go big at Elements

14 October 2021 – Eastern Province delivered a commanding performance, North West cemented promotion and Northern Cape celebrated double success in the penultimate round of the SA Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial at Elements Private Golf Reserve on Thursday. A-SECTION Western Province effectively has two hands on the trophy, but Eastern Province are also smiling after dishing out…

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Big guns make noise at Elements

13 October 2021 – The battle for victory intensified on Wednesday as four teams made some major moves in the SA Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial at Elements Private Golf Reserve. A-SECTION Log leaders Western Province furthered their bid for glory with another dominant performance, while defending champions Gauteng North also scored big on day four. The 2016…

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Free State, Limpopo in fiery form at SA Mid-Am IPT

12 October 2021 – A good day for Western Province and a great day for Free State, while Limpopo banked some vital points in the promotion battle on day two of the SA Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial at Elements Private Golf Reserve. A-SECTION After a win and a loss in the opening round, Free State renewed their…

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Quartet of teams sound an early warning at Elements

11 October 2021 – Western Province and Central Gauteng sounded an early warning on the opening day of the 2021 SA Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial Tournament, while North West and Mpumalanga dominated the promotion battle from the get-go at Elements Private Golf Reserve. A-SECTION Western Province and Central Gauteng both came through the first round matches unscathed,…

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