18 September 2020 – Like most countries in the world, the golf industry in South Africa is slowly recovering from the impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic, but as they say, every cloud has a silver lining and in this case, the PGA of South Africa received exciting news for three women looking to start…

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14 September 2020 – When Thami Ngobeni hit his first golf ball on a football field on Riverside Farm back nearly seven years ago, he didn’t have visions of Augusta or even nearby Leopard Creek. The Mpumalanga junior was just beginning his journey with the South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) and he had no…

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September 2020 – There was no sign of lockdown blues as GolfRSA rising star Megan Streicher sprinted to the winner’s circle in the third event on this year’s Bridge Fund Manager Junior Series on Sunday. Last year the Swellendam junior upstaged the boys to win the Individual Competition in the SA High Schools Championship and,…

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CAPE TOWN, 8 September 2020 – Vice-President Martin Saaiman has been appointed acting President of the South African Golf Association (SAGA), while reigning President Naadir Agherdien takes a leave of absence due to medical reasons. Agherdien was elected President at the SAGA Annual General Meeting in February 2019 and he was due to hold office…

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4 September 2020 – Celebrated sport celebrities, eminent artists and generous benefactors have once again opened their hearts to help GolfRSA continue to provide relief for the South African golf industry’s caddies and casual workers most severely impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. “Our first auction was hugely successful, so we have partnered once again…

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31 August 2020 – When Luca Filippi launched his pro career in the recent Betway Championship, the Western Province golfer became the 23rd Sunshine Tour professional to graduate via GolfRSA’s National Squad system. A tie for 39th hardly set the golfing world alight, but it is a first step towards Filippi’s goal of emulating fellow…

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Zara le Keur never really considered golf as a career option. In fact, the closest the she got to the game was hitting golf balls at the driving range with her dad Wayne. However, a chance meeting with teaching professional Kurt Stripp at the Momentum Driving Range in 2017, changed her life. Just a year…

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Central Gauteng young gun Jaden Deltel took up the game at the age of nine, but until the family moved to South Africa in 2017, Jaden had played all his golf on a nine-hole course in Seychelles, which was previously a coconut plantation! His progress on the GolfRSA national junior circuit has been nothing short…

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10 August 2020 – Sarah Braude took the helm at Womens Golf South Africa at the end of April, shortly after the South African government issued the Alert Level 5 hard lockdown due to the international Covid-19 pandemic. In the ensuing months, Braude not only guided women’s amateur golf with great skill, but her expertise as…

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10 August – South Africa’s top ranked Caitlyn Macnab has been making her mark in the South African golfing landscape over the last 18 months and deservedly, the 18-year-old recently made the shortlist of finalists in the 2020 Momentum gsport Awards. Only a handful of women have won Womens Golf South Africa’s flagship events in…

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10 August 2020 – Di Dyason wrote her name in the South African golfing history annals when she became the first elected female Club Captain in the 109 year history of Irene Country Club in August. The Pretoria-based club has been leading the way in transformation, by actively promoting and embracing necessary change in the…

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9 August 2020 – South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer enjoyed a great run in the 120th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship before her maiden bid for glory was thwarted by world number 9 Rose Zhang in Saturday’s quarter-finals. In her first competitive outing since she won her second collegiate title in the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in March, Telfer fired…

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6 August 2020 – American Rachel Heck walked away with the medallist honours, but it was South Africa’s Kajal Mistry who produced the fireworks in the final round of the stroke play qualifier for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship on Wednesday. Demonstrating the same grit and determination that earned her the rare double in the…

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3 August 2020 – Two of South Africa’s top ranked amateurs are making their debut in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship in Maryland today. Kaleigh Telfer – the country’s highest ranked amateur on the world rankings – and Kajal Mistry both qualified for the prestigious event at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, where the typical…

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1 August 2020 – GolfRSA is delighted to announce that Womens Golf South Africa President Sarah Braude and GolfRSA’s top ranked Caitlyn Macnab both made the short-list of finalists for the 2020 Momentum gsport awards. This year marks the 15th edition of the longest-running women’s sports awards in South Africa, which honour South African athletes…

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30 July 2020 – It is with great sadness that we mourn the unexpected passing of Phillip Viljoen early this morning. “Phillip was a feisty competitor and a passionate golfer and he will be sorely missed by the golfing fraternity,” said Grant Hepburn, CEO of GolfRSA. “We had the pleasure of working with Phillip on…

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29 July 2020 – As the European Tour emerges from its Covid-19-enforced hibernation, former South African No 1-ranked amateur Wilco Nienaber has kept himself occupied with some eye-catching performances on the UK’s mini golf tours. <UPDATE> Nienaber seized his chance by claiming a fourth-place finish in the recent English Championship on the European Tour. The…

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We are offering two categories on our Raffles platform to boost the #GolfRSAHelpFund, aimed at supporting the caddies and casual workers hardest hit by the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. Our raffles are proudly hosted by  iTickets South Africa – the leader in online ticket sales in South Africa since 2007 Our 1st PREMIUM RAFFLE features a round of golf…

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CAPE TOWN, 17 June 2020 – Operational savings from its 2020 National Squad budget have paved the way for GolfRSA to add a further R500 000 to its ambitious #GolfRSAHelpFund, which provides assistance to caddies and casual workers that have been severely affected by the Covid-19 crisis. In April, the organisation set aside R1 million…

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GOLFRSA STATEMENT Announcement on the return to Golf 12 June 2020 GolfRSA and the Golf bodies welcome the efforts of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture that have allowed for the safe return of Golf. The Golf bodies wish to thank the Minister, Director General and their team of staff for their commitment to…

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