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Rebula marches to Freddie Tait Cup glory in SA Open

JOHANNESBURG, 9 December 2018 – Reigning Amateur champion Jovan Rebula joined an extraordinary league of gentlemen when he claimed the coveted Freddie Tait Cup in the 2019 South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Joburg. The 21-year-old George golfer carried a two-shot overnight lead into the final round and sealed the low amateur…

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Historic SA Open triumph for emotional Oosthuizen

JOHANNESBURG (9 December 2018) – The emotion that flowed out of Louis Oosthuizen when he became only the fourth South African to win both The Open and South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg at Randpark Golf Club on Sunday showed a man playing as much for a few people who weren’t there…

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Els pushes, Rebula tightens grip in SA Open

JOHANNESBURG, 8 December 2018 – Spurred on by his famous playing partner, George amateur Jovan Rebula tightened his grip on the Freddie Tait Cup challenge in Saturday’s third round of the South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Johannesburg, at Randpark Golf Club. Teeing off in the same group as his four-time Major…

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Trio ready to give chase in SA Open

JOHANNESBURG, 7 December 2018 – Wilco Nienaber, Deon Germishuys and 15-year-old Yurav Premlall moved in on Jovan Rebula and threw this year’s hunt for the Freddie Tait Cup in the South African Open Championship at Randpark Golf Club wide open in Friday’s second round. The Freddie Tait Cup – awarded to the leading amateur who…

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Rebula lays down SA Open marker at Randpark

JOHANNESBURG, 6 November 2018 – Reigning Amateur champion Jovan Rebula laid down an early marker in the hunt for the Freddie Tait Cup after day one of the South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Johannesburg at Randpark Golf Club. Rebula started Thursday’s first round alongside six fellow GolfRSA National Squad members and…

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Amateur talent primed for SA Open

RANDPARK, 5 December 2018 – The South African Open Championship has always enjoyed a rich history of amateur participation and the 2019 tournament at Randpark Golf Club from 6-9 December will once again feature some of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents. Current number one Wilco Nienaber will spearhead the seven-strong amateur challenge in the prestigious…

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Young Premlall stuns at CCJ to seal SA Open spot

WOODMEAD, 4 December 2018 – Edenglen teenager Yurav Premlall soared on the wings of two eagles in the Country Club Johannesburg Qualifier to book his spot in the 2019 South African Open Championship. Off first at the crack of dawn, Premlall sped around the Rocklands Course in six-under-par 66 to set a clubhouse target that…

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Introducing SA Rising Star Kiera Floyd

Ekurhuleni golfer Kiera Floyd made junior golf history when she beat a predominantly male field at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club with a seven-under 65 at the East Course to become the first female champion on the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series last year. Just 13 at the time, the Ebotse junior was equally…

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Moodley exits All-India Ladies Amateur

KOLKATA, India (1 December 2018) – Kaiyuree Moodley’s bid to make it two in a row for South Africa in the IGU All-India Ladies Amateur Championship was thwarted by top ranked Indian golfer Jahanvi Bakshi, who beat the Gauteng rising star 2-up in a tightly-fought semi-final at the Tollygunge Club golf course on Saturday. Having…

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SA seals Fellowship Cup hat-trick in India

GREATER NOIDA, India (30 November 2018) – A feisty Indian side upped the ante in the final round, but South Africa’s seniors and mid-amateurs prevailed to seal a third successive victory in the annual Fellowship Cup in India. South Africa held a commanding 8 – 8 lead after clean sweeps in the fourballs and foursomes…

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Joy and heartache for SA Juniors in India

KOLKATA, India (30 November 2018) – One of the two South African juniors competing in the 2018 IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship will start Saturday’s semi-final round at the Tollygunge Club golf course in India, but the spot came at a heavy cost. Kaiyuree Moodley and Kaylah Williams advanced to the quarter-finals, but had…

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Mweli goes wire-to-wire at Magalies Park

Thembelani Mweli held off final-round challenges from Usher Manel and Sandile Shange to claim a two-point victory in the 2018 Canon SA Deaf Junior Interprovincial at Magalies Park Golf Club (GC) on Thursday. Mweli had been the man to beat throughout the event, having held sole possession of the lead over the first two days,…

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South Africa firmly in driver’s seat in India

GREATER NOIDA, India (29 November 2018) – South Africa has the bit between their teeth after sweeping to a commanding lead over India with another crushing performance in the third Fellowship Cup in India on Thursday. The country’s senior and mid-amateur teams racked up all four points on offer in the first round Fourballs and…

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Solid exhibit by SA duo in All India Champs

KOLKATA, India (29 November 2018) – Kaiyuree Moodley and Kaylah Williams both rallied brilliantly to cross the first hurdle in the match play stage of the 2018 IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship at the Tollygunge Club golf course in India on Thursday. South Africa’s third ranked Williams defeated Chitrangada Singh from West Bengal 5…

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South Africa with early advantage in India

GREATER NOIDA, India (28 November 2018) – South Africa’s mid-amateur and senior teams combined for a clean sweep in the first round Fourballs of the third Fellowship Cup against India on Wednesday. The two four-man sides racked up all four points available against their peers from the Indian Golf Union at the Jaypee Greens Golf…

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GolfRSA pair through to All India Match Play

KOLKATA, India (28 November 2018) – GolfRSA juniors Kaiyuree Moodley and Kaylah Williams comfortably qualified for the Match Play Stage of the IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship in India on Wednesday. Moodley from Gauteng tied for 11th with successive rounds of 77, and Williams from Western Province carded rounds of 80 and 79 to…

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Mweli dominates opening day at Junior Deaf Inter-Provincial

Thembelani Mweli seized a commanding four-point lead after round one of the 2018 Canon South Africa Deaf Junior Inter-Provincial Tournament at Magalies Park Golf Club (GC) on Tuesday. With three spots in the 2019 Canon SA Disabled Golf Open up for grabs, it was all to play for in the 27-hole event. For many of…

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Solid start for GolfRSA pair at All India Amateur

KOLKATA, India (27 November 2018) – South African Youth Olympian Kaiyuree Moodley cracked the top 10 at the IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship, while GolfRSA Elite Squad member Kaylah Williams rallied for a top 16 finish in Tuesday’s first round in Kolkata, India. Moodley opened with 77 at the par-70 Tollygunge Club golf course…

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Moodley and Williams set for Indian action

KOLKOTA, India (26 November 2018) – Youth Olympian Kaiyuree Moodley and South Africa’s number three ranked Kaylah Williams will be flying the flag for South Africa in the IGU West Bengal Ladies and Junior Girls Golf Championship in India this week. The event was formerly known as the All India Ladies Amateur Championship and won…

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SA teams ready to fire in Fellowship Cup

GREATER NOIDA, India (26 November 2018) – South Africa’s mid-amateur and senior teams are primed to challenge their peers from the Indian Golf Union in the annual Fellowship Cup, which tees off in India on Wednesday. The third edition of the bilateral Test between South Africa and India will be contested at the Jaypee Greens…

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