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Walker extends Scottish legacy in African Amateur

14 February 2019 – It’s been quite a week for the Scots on the global golfing stage, with former SA Stroke Play champion David Law’s success on the European Tour in Australia last weekend and amateur golfer Euan Walker’s march to victory in Mpumalanga on Thursday. The Scottish National Squad members have enjoyed a serious…

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Eagle-eyed Walker eyes success at Leopard Creek

13 February 2019 – Two perfect shots at the iconic finishing hole at Leopard Creek for a spectacular eagle-finish moved Euan Walker from Scotland four shots clear in Wednesday’s third round at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship. After a booming drive at the closing hole, the Barrassie golfer produced a superb approach and duly…

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England deny GolfRSA Juniors for African Amateur glory

13 February 2019 – Slow and steady won the race for Team England, who overcame a 10-shot overnight deficit to deny the GolfRSA Juniors a second successive win in the Africa Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek on Wednesday. The defending champions opened up a commanding lead with rounds of 217 and 206 to…

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Fearless Floyd sets winning course in 2019

13 February 2019 – Extraordinary talent is not the only thing that sets champions apart from the rest of the competition. It is the ability to follow a plan with discipline and sticking to it with tenacious commitment and perseverance. These are the attributes that set 14-year-old Kiera Floyd from Benoni on a winning path…

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GolfRSA Juniors keep control in Africa Amateur

13 February 2019 – The GolfRSA Juniors will hunt successive victories when they start today’s final round of the Team Competition at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship with a commanding lead at Leopard Creek. New cap Sam Simpson, Jayden Schaper and Christo Lamprecht combined for a 10-under 206 total in round two to keep the…

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Higgo heads log-jam at Leopard Creek

12 February 2019 – Garrick Higgo carded a five under second round 67 at Leopard Creek Golf Club to surge to the top of a packed leaderboard and set up an exciting third round at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Tuesday. The Boland golfer moved to seven-under, courtesy of an almost flawless performance,…

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GolfRSA Juniors set pace at Leopard Creek

12 February 2019 – The GolfRSA Juniors picked up where they left off last year and made the perfect start to their title defence in the 54-hole Team Competition of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Monday. On a day when only five players managed to break par at the magnificent Leopard Creek, Jayden…

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Schaper sprints to African Amateur lead

11 February 2019 – South Africa’s number one junior Jayden Schaper showed some serious big match temperament to surge to the top of the leaderboard on day one of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek Golf Club on Monday. Schaper brought some hot form to the African Swing opener in Mpumalanga and…

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Historic win for teen Jarvis on IGT Challenge Tour

6 February 2019 – State Mines amateur Casey Jarvis is becoming used to making history. The first South African to win the English Boys Under-14 Open Amateur Stroke Play in 2017. The youngest player to lift the Ekurhuleni Open trophy last October. And now – at 15 years, seven months and 22 days – the…

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Cat nabs the first trophy in 2019

6 February 2019 – Two of South Africa’s most exciting young golfing prospects made an early statement in this year’s battle for supremacy on the women’s amateur circuit in the 2019 season’s curtain-raiser at Humewood Golf Club. In a thrilling climax to the 50-year celebration of Eastern Province Women’s Golf, Caitlyn Macnab and Jordan Rothman…

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All-Africa Junior team announced

4 February 2019 – The South African Golf Association (SAGA) has tasked GolfRSA National Squad members Martin Vorster, Christo Lamprecht and Casey Jarvis, and Sam Simpson to chase a 21st consecutive victory for South Africa in the prestigious All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana in March. The winning team and the runners-up of the Africa…

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GolfRSA quartet ready to fire on African Swing

2 February 2019 – South Africa’s top ranked Wilco Nienaber and Ekurhuleni junior trio Jayden Schaper, Yurav Premlall and Casey Jarvis have signalled some serious intent for success on the upcoming South African Swing this February. Nienaber, whose breakout season in 2017 shot him to the number one spot of the Open Amateur Rankings, has…

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Maia secures Bridge Junior Series win at Oubaai

29 January 2019 – Calvin Maia shot 67 to win the prestigious Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series tournament at Oubaai on Sunday. By winning the title, the 18-year-old Kenako Golf Academy boarder qualifies for the South Regional Final of the #BridgeJuniorSeries in April, where the ultimate prize is an all-expenses paid trip to compete in the…

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Du Plessis and De Doncker step up roles within GolfRSA

GolfRSA is pleased to announce that Ms Wimpie du Plessis, the head of the GolfRSA Handicap and Course Rating team, will represent South Africa on the USGA/R&A-led World Handicap System (WHS) Committee with immediate effect. With the 2020 implementation of the WHS only months away, GolfRSA is confident that Wimpie’s contribution will ensure that clubs…

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Sublime second for Moodley at Annika USA

ST AUGUSTINE, United States (22 January 2019) – Kaiyuree Moodley claimed an impressive runner-up finish in the 11th Annika Invitational USA, while fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad player Caitlyn Macnab shared the low round honours in Monday’s final round in Florida. Bryanston’s Moodley began the final day at the World Golf Village Resort with a two-shot cushion…

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Magnificent Moodley sets Annika USA 36-hole mark

21 January 2019 – Loads of rounds at the coast in South Africa and a little home-cooking proved a winning combination for South Africa’s Kaiyuree Moodley, who surged to a two-shot lead in brutally windy conditions in the Annika Invitational USA. Last year, the 17-year-old Bryanston golfer upstaged some of South Africa’s best coastal amateurs…

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Lots of positives for SA pair in USA

St Augustine, FLORIDA (20 January 2019) – Kaiyuree Moodley from Gauteng went around the Slammer and Squire Course in level par in Saturday’s opening round of the Annika Invitational USA, presented by Rolex, at the World Golf Village in Florida. The 2018 Youth Olympian finished in a tie for seventh, three shots behind first round…

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Kai & Cat set for Annika USA start

19 January 2019 – GolfRSA Elite Squad members Kaiyuree Moodley and Caitlyn Macnab are primed to start the 11th Annika Invitational USA at the World Golf Village in Florida today. The South African pair will join 70 of the world’s top girls ages 12 to 19 in the prestigious 54-hole stroke-play event, presented by Rolex and hosted…

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SAGDB receives international award from PGAs of Europe

The South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) has become the latest project to be awarded the PGAs of Europe President’s Award for Golf Development at the 2018 Annual Congress Gala Awards Dinner Supported By Rolex at Costa Navarino in Greece. The SAGDB has been operating in South Africa since 1999 and has grown a network…

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Moodley & Macnab primed for Annika Invitational USA

ST AUGUSTINE, Florida (14 January 2019) – South Africa’s Caitlyn Macnab departs for the United States on Tuesday to join fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad member Kaiyuree Moodley for the 11th Annika Invitational USA, presented by Rolex, in Florida. The tournament is named for Hall of Fame member Annika Sorenstam, whose foundation conducts six junior golf…

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