Hunt is on for Nedbank Junior Challenge glory

19 April 2024 – South Africa’s premier junior golfers are preparing for the highly anticipated fourth edition of the Nedbank Junior Challenge, scheduled to unfold at the iconic Gary Player Country Club from April 22nd. The limited field of 78 participants heading to Sun City will be led by defending champion Bryan Newman, while leading…

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GolfRSA Juniors double up in Zimbabwe Junior Open

14 April 2024 – Devon Valentine and Charlotte Millard showcased remarkable skill and composure to defend their titles at the First Capital Bank Zimbabwe Junior Open in Harare in April. The GolfRSA National Squad duo broke through on the international stage in their debut appearances in the event hosted by the Zimbabwe Junior Golf Association at…

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UPDATE: ATMS Disruption

Dear Golfers, Please be advised that the Handicap Network Africa (HNA) come back online on 17 April, however work is still underway on restoring the Albatros Tournament Management System (ATMS). The late score penalty on the HNA system has been disabled to allow players to enter their scores without any penalty. Our service provider is…

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GolfRSA rising stars heading for Zim Junior Open

10 April 2024 – Defending champions Devon Valentine and Charlotte Millard will headline the GolfRSA Junior Team in the 2024 First Capital Bank Zimbabwe Junior Open from 12 – 14 April. The popular international event will once again be played at Borrowdale Brooke Golf Club in Harare, where last year Valentine defeated compatriot Ethan Fichardt…

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In-form Lamprecht ready for Masters test

9 April 2024 – The World No 1-ranked amateur Christo Lamprecht might be the tallest person in the field at the 2024 Masters Tournament, but the South African will stand out for more than his 6-foot-8 frame at Augusta National. In the first-ever Georgia Cup between an amateur and a professional last Sunday, it was…

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Barnard gets Nomads SA Boys retribution in Benoni

31 March 2024 – Charl Barnard made amends for a heart-breaking loss in last year’s final to capture the Nomads SA Boys Under-19 Match Play Championship title at Benoni Country Club in March. Just a year after going down in the final to Pearce Lewin at Pecanwood, the 18-year-old from Centurion Country Club defeated Woodhill’s…

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Coetzer, Van Zyl break through at Sun City

29 March 2024 – Ekurhuleni’s Lisa Coetzer and Alieka van Zyl from Mpumalanga scooped the honours in the 2024 Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl presented by Sun International with outstanding performances at Sun City in March. CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION Lisa Coetzer had been trending towards her a first national breakthrough in the month leading up to…

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Van Ettinger comes up trumps at Gowrie Farm

28 March 2024 – Ruimsig junior Schalk van Ettinger staved off challenges from Juan Coetzee and Shaun Viljoen to lift his first national GolfRSA junior title with a one-stroke victory in the 2024 Nomads Gowrie Farm U-15 Challenge in March. The Central Gauteng junior was made to work for it, but thanks to a strong…

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Teams for prestigious 2024 Africa events announced

15 March 2023 – Seven new caps will make their debut for South Africa in two prestigious African team events, sponsored by The R&A and hosted by the Africa Golf Confederation, in April and May. Dylan Kayne, Charl Barnard, Kesha Louw and Gia Raad have been awarded junior national colours for the All Africa Junior…

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Mopani Leopards victorious in GolfSixes League Limpopo Series

GolfSixes League South Africa Limpopo Series supported by The Emole Group

March 2024 –  The Mopani Leopards were crowned the first champions of the GolfSixes League South Africa Limpopo Series supported by The Emole Group contested at Polokwane Golf Club in March. The GolfSixes League, which is played over a six-hole layout, adopts the Texas Scramble Format and features relaxed rules aimed at welcoming novice players…

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Van der Merwe books 152nd Open berth in Africa Amateur

25 February 2024 – Altin van der Merwe held his nerve under the greatest pressure to secure the Africa Amateur Championship in a sudden-death play-off, and with it a spot in the 152nd Open Championship at Royal Troon later this year. The 27-year-old GolfRSA No 1 had been hoping to cap off an outstanding amateur…

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Hat trick heaven for Van Kan

24 February 2024 – Kyra van Kan’s month of love continued as she made it a hat trick of February wins with a commanding nine-stroke victory in the inaugural Africa Amateur Women’s Invitational. Watch highlights from Kyra van Kan’s final round HERE Having swept to runaway victories in the South African Stroke Play Championship and…

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Stay and Play with Southern Sun at Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa

Exciting news for golf enthusiasts! Take advantage of the stunning offer at Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa as part of the partnership between GolfRSA and Southern Sun . With this exclusive stay and play package, golfers can experience the unparalleled beauty of Arabella while enjoying top-notch accommodation and world-class golfing facilities. Take advantage of the…

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First SA Triple Crown for Van Kan

19 February 2024 – Impressive barely begins to describe the way in which Kyra van Kan secured the first women’s Triple Crown on the women’s amateur golf circuit by capturing GolfRSA’s three biggest titles within a period of just 12 months. Following wins in the 2023 South African Women’s Amateur and 2024 South African Women’s…

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Van der Merwe victorious in GolfRSA International Amateur

February 2024 – Altin van der Merwe played one of the greatest shots in the history of the SA Swing of events to capture the GolfRSA International Amateur Championship in a dramatic sudden death playoff with Dutchman Jack Ingham. With both players having finished regulation play at 12 under par over the 72-hole championship at…

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Leopard Creek prepares to host inaugural Africa Amateur Championship

14 February 2024 – The first ever playing of the Africa Amateur Championship will feature 72 of the continent’s most promising elite men’s amateur golfers when it is held at the prestigious Leopard Creek Country Club from 21-24 February. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Kruger National Park, the inaugural championship will provide a world-class…

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Graham adds to Scottish success in SA Amateur

12 February 2024 – Scotland’s Gregor Graham continued his country’s fine record in the South African Amateur Championship when he edged local favourite Jordan Burnand 4&2 in the 36-hole final at Royal Johannesburg Golf Club. The Blairgowrie player became the fifth Scot to lift the most sought-after amateur title in South Africa, emulating compatriots Michael…

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Raad, Sakota reign supreme in the SA Women’s Amateur

12 February 2024 – Golf prodigy Gia Raad put on a masterful display at magnificent Modderfontein Golf Club to walk away with the most prestigious title in South African amateur women’s golf while Paola Sakota celebrated her first national success in the Flight Division this February. In a battle of teens, 16-year-old Central Gauteng junior…

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Teen Weber claims historic Proudfoot Trophy victory

5 February 2024 – Fourteen-year-old Ben Weber made history as the youngest winner of the Proudfoot Trophy – the 36-hole stroke play qualifier for the South African Amateur Championship – since its inception in 1931 when he edged countryman Simon du Plooy and Netherlands’ Lars van der Vight by a stroke. WATCH: Weber’s historic Proudfoot…

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