GolfRSA National Women’s Squad for 2023 unveiled

1 February 2023 – Seven new players have been welcomed into the GolfRSA Women’s National Squad as GolfRSA continues to identify and develop the country’s most promising amateur talents. The Class of 2023 features three groups. With eight members from last year’s programme graduating to higher tiers, the Elite Group will consist of 12 players…

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Deltel gets GolfRSA Junior Protea Team nod

26 January 2023 – Jaden Deltel will make his debut for South Africa in the GolfRSA Junior Protea team at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek early next month. The Bryanston golfer will join fellow GolfRSA National Squad members Jack Buchanan, Amilkar Bhana, as well as Keagan Crosbie in representing the country…

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SA golf celebrates Denis Hutchinson

26 January 2023 – GolfRSA National Squad & South African Golf Development Board members joined professionals from the Sunshine Tour, Sunshine Ladies Tour & PGA of South Africa to celebrate the incredible contribution of SA golfing great Denis Hutchinson has made to the game this January. The annual Denis Hutchinson Challenge was hosted once again…

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Sakota seals sensational breakthrough at ERPM

11 January 2023 – Filip Sakota captured his first under-19 title in style with a come-from-behind victory in the Nomads National Order of Merit Inland event at ERPM Golf Club this January. The 19-year-old Gauteng golfer lagged six shots off the pace after a disappointing four-over-par 76 in the opening round in the morning, but…

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Newman remains on the rise in 2023

10 January 2023 – North West junior Bryan Newman continued to impress as he racked up his fourth national title in the weather-reduced Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal at Selborne Golf Club this January. Remarkably, it was yet another wire-to-wire performance that landed Newman in the winner’s circle in KwaZulu-Natal. The Pecanwood golfer capped…

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Weber goes wire-to-wire in Nomads SA U-15

10 January 2023 – East London Golf Club’s Ben Weber underlined his undoubted potential by winning the season-opening Nomads SA U-15 Championship at Robertson Golf Club. The 13-year-old led from start to finish in his three-shot victory, carding rounds of 69, 68 and 72 for a 54-hole total of seven under par. It was Weber’s…

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Introducing GolfRSA No 1 Kyra van Kan

January 2023 – South Africa’s top ranked Kyra van Kan began 2022 with a sixth-place finish in the SA Women’s Stroke Play Championship and a runner-up finish in the SA Women’s Amateur Championship and the 16-year-old teenage golf prodigy never let up, capping a watershed season with her fifth victory in the KwaZulu-Natal Junior Championship in…

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Lions claw their way to SA U19 IPT victory

18 December 2022 – Led by talisman Jaden Deltel, who scored a perfect 12 points for his province, Central Gauteng clinched their first South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial title since 2016 with a narrow win at Mbombela Golf Club. Central got off to a wobbly start when they went down to North West (6.5 – 5.5)…

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Elephants mow down opposition at Mbombela

18 December 2022 – Eastern Province stormed to victory in the B-Section of the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial Tournament at Mbombela Golf Club, winning seven out of seven matches to secure promotion to the A-Section. To make the victory even sweeter, EP’s Jean Upman and Devon Valentine shared the Most Valuable Player award on 9.5…

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Teams named for 2023 African Amateur

CAPE TOWN, 10 December 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad members Yurav Premlall, Jack Buchanan and Amilkar Bhana, as well as Keagan Crosbie will wear the green and gold for the first time when they debut for South Africa in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at the magnificent Leopard Creek in 2023. The quintet has…

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Lawrence joins the greats as Investec SA Open champion

4 December 2022 – It had everything the final round of the 112th Investec South African Open deserved. And it took everything from Thriston Lawrence to do what the greats of South African golf have done before him and add his name to one of the most sought-after trophies in the game. With a drama-filled…

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History-maker Maas lifts Freddie Tait Cup at Blair Atholl

4 December 2022 – While former double SA Amateur Thriston Lawrence celebrated a wire-to-wire victory in the 112th Investec South African Open Championship, Christiaan Maas made his own bit of history when he joined an elite group of three as the leading amateur at Blair Atholl on Sunday. The 19-year-old Pretoria golfer emulated Neville Sundelson…

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Premlall primed for Freddie Tait Cup chase at Blair Atholl

3 December 2022 – South Africa’s No-1 ranked Yurav Premlal placed himself within reach of a successful title-defence of the Freddie Tait Cup in the Investec South African Open after a third round 71 got him within reach of leading amateur Christiaan Maas on Saturday. But the 19-year-old Junior Presidents Cup player will have his…

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Masterful Maas aims for double Investec SA Open glory

2 December 2022 – Christiaan Maas laid down a serious marker for success on Friday to join the extraordinary league of amateur gentlemen who have won both the coveted Freddie Tait Cup and the world’s second oldest national Open, the Investec South African Open Championship. The 19-year-old Pretoria golfer backed up an opening round of…

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Former SA Amateur champs toe-to-toe at Investec SA Open

2 December 2022 – Kyle de Beer closed with an eagle while Christiaan Maas found one on the first hole of the opening round of the 112th Investec South African Open where their respective scores of 69 left the two leading amateurs in a 13-man tie of the 25th spot at Blair Atholl Golf and…

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Potgieter eager to get going in debut Investec SA Open

30 November 2022 – Having had a taste of The Open Championship thanks to his triumph in The Amateur Championship at Royal Lytham and St Annes in June, GolfRSA National Squad member Aldrich Potgieter will be hunting more prestigious silverware in the 112th Investec SA Open this week. The 18-year-old’s debut in the Sunshine Tour…

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Records Galore at SA Women’s Mid-Amateur

Silver Division winner Hermien Jones & Bronze Division winner Louise Olivier flank Sandra Winter, the 2022 South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship winner & Senior Trophy champion at Mossel Bay Golf Club

Southern Cape golfer Sandra Winter strolled into the records books once again in the 2022 South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, Hermien Jones held her nerve to win the Silver Division & Louise Olivier went wire-to-wire to defend her Bronze Division title at Mossel Bay Golf Club in November. Winter, who turned 50 this year, has…

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2023 R&A and USGA Rules of Golf Update

23 October 2022 – The R&A and the USGA have unveiled a regular update to the Rules of Golf as they continue to make the Rules easier to understand and apply. The new Rules will go into effect on 1 January 2023. Download the Rules of Golf in full and use our helpful infographic to…

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Traut targets Winter’s SA Women’s Mid-Amateur record

MOSSEL BAY, 8 November 2022 – Vicki Traut will be bidding to become only the second player to win four South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship titles when she leads a stellar field into battle next week. The GolfRSA flagship event will be contested at the magnificent Mossel Bay Golf Club in the heart of the…

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GolfRSA’s Champion of Champions crowned at Kyalami

2022 GolfRSA Champion of Champions at Killarney Country Club; credit Ernest Blignault

26 October 2022 – The National Final of the GolfRSA Champion of Champions, delivered by The Courier Guy, came to an exciting conclusion at Kyalami Country Club, with the A Divisions of the men’s and women’s events needing to go to playoffs to determine the winners. The GolfRSA flagship tournament seeks to find the country’s…

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