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Mansfield motors to Boland Amateur Open lead

KwaZulu-Natal’s Clayton Mansfield fired a flawless nine-under-par 63 to open up a three shot lead on Boland amateur Christiaan Basson in Wednesday’s first round of the Boland Amateur Open at Stellenbosch Golf Club.

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National Team seals 21st victory for SA at Africa Region 5

South Africa’s top talent rose to the occasion to successfully defend the country’s A- and B-Division titles in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Zambia.
The National Team reeled in the country's 21st victory in the premier African teams' championship, while the GolfRSA Team combined to lift the B-Division title for a second successive year.

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Nienaber nails down Nomads North & South

Big-hitting Free State junior Wilco Nienaber hammered out a two stroke victory in the Nomads North and South National Order of Merit thanks to a bucket full of birdies in Tuesday’s final round at Bloemfontein Golf Club.

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Van Buynder leads Nomads North & South

Former Tshwane Junior Open champion Otto van Buynder birdied the final hole at Bloemfontein Golf Club to edge one shot clear of four challengers at the 36-hole mark of the Nomads North and South National Order of Merit in Bloemfontein on Monday.

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Daveyton golfing duo earn scholarships

Talented golfers Bandile Mokoena and Senzo Funeka will begin a new journey after receiving scholarships from the Ekurhuleni metro’s Sport, Heritage, Recreation, Arts and Culture (SHRAC) Department to attend the TuksSport High School, an independent co-ed school catering for learners from Grade Eight to 12.

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Schaper seals historic Nomads SA Boys ‘Double’

Jayden Schaper from Ebotse became only the fourth player to earn the rare double in the 29 year history of the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Championship.
In adding his name to very short list that includes Richard Sterne (1999), Dylan Frittelli (2008) and Zander Gous (2013), the 16-year-old Ekurhuleni golfer had to defeat reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Christo Lamprecht. Twice.

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Schaper, Lamprecht headed for epic SA Boys final

Reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Christo Lamprecht punched his ticket to what promises to be a do-or-die battle of wits against Jayden Schaper for the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Championship title on Saturday.

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Schaper seals Nomads SA Boys hat-trick

Ekurhuleni junior Jayden Schaper lifted his third SA Boys trophy when he defeated reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Christo Lamprecht in a play-off for the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Stroke Play title on Wednesday.

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Brilliant Bhana banks Gowrie SA U-15 win

A strategic move on the final hole at Gowrie Farm Golf Estate paid off handsomely for Amilkar Bhana, who defeated Carl Mwale and Jordon Duminy for the Gowrie SA U-15 Challenge title on Wednesday.
Bhana – who won the Individual Competition at the Nomads SA Boys U-13 Championship in October last year – triumphed by one shot on even-par 213 after he two-putted the last for an even-par 70.

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Ivanna Samu; credit TWJGC.

Big guns in deadlock at Nomads SA Boys U-19

Curro SA Juniors International champion Wilco Nienaber found himself deadlocked for the lead with two members of South Africa’s victorious All-Africa Junior Golf Championship team and two more in close pursuit as second round action wrapped up in the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Stroke Play Qualifier on Tuesday.

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Mwale motors to Gowrie SA U-15 lead

Eagle Canyon junior Carl Mwale eclipsed the field and charged to the top of the pile with a birdie-birdie finish in the second round of the Gowrie SA U-15 Challenge on Tuesday.

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Lamprecht soars at Nomads SA Boys U-19

South Africa’s top ranked junior Christo Lamprecht continued an excellent start to the season as he soared to the first round lead in the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Stroke Play Qualifier on Monday.

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Jarvis mounts case for title defence at Gowrie Farm

Casey Jarvis from Ekurhuleni carded a flawless two-under-par 70 to get his title defence in the Gowrie SA U-15 Challenge underway on Monday.
The 13-year-old State Mines golfer followed a birdie start with a run of eight straight pars and interrupted another run of pars on the back nine at Gowrie Farm Golf Estate with a second birdie at the par-5 13th for a one shot lead.

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Big boost for Junior Golf in South Africa

Junior golf in South Africa has received a timely lift with the announcement of a brand new national series of events that will culminate in two players qualifying to take part in the North and South Junior at Pinehurst, North Carolina in the United States of America next year.

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Double delight for SA at All-Africa Junior Golf Championship

Kajal Mistry, Symone Henriques and Kaleigh Telfer lifted the inaugural Girls Competition trophy at the All-Africa Junior Golf Championship while compatriots Luca Filippi, Jayden Schaper, Garrick Higgo and Christo Lamprecht celebrated a 19th consecutive victory for South Africa in the Boys Competition at Africa’s premier junior golf contest in Zimbabwe on Friday.

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SA teams hold reins at All-Africa Junior

A pair of 67s from Luca Filippi and Kajal Mistry at Royal Harare Golf Club put the two South African teams in an undeniably strong position on moving day at the 2017 All-Africa Junior Golf Championship in Zimbabwe.

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SA teams battle but hang on to All-Africa Junior lead

Tough pin positions and gusting wind led to considerably higher scoring and the two South African squads had to dig deep to stay ahead of the opposition in round two of the All-Africa Junior Golf Championship at Royal Harare Golf Club on Wednesday.

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SA juniors off to great start at All-Africa Junior

The South African junior teams made a promising start in the 2017 All-Africa Junior Golf Championship, which teed off at Royal Harare Golf Club on Tuesday.

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UPDATE – All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge Round 1

Reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Christo Lamprecht and the country’s top ranked amateur Garrick Higgo launched South Africa’s hunt for a 19th consecutive All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge title at Royal Harare Golf Club in Zimbabwe this morning.
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SA juniors set for All Africa Junior title bids

Seven of South Africa’s top ranked juniors have arrived at this week’s All Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Zimbabwe in pursuit of spots into the prestigious Toyota Junior Golf World Cup supported by JAL.

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