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Schaper returns to winning form at North & South

15 August 2018 – Former number one ranked junior Jayden Schaper made a welcome return the winner’s circle when he claimed the Nomads North and South title on Wednesday. The Ebotse golfer ended a 12-month winning drought on the national circuit on a dramatic final day at Country Club Johannesburg, showing all his experience under…

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Jarvis charges to Africa Junior Open victory

12 August 2018 – In July, GolfRSA National Squad player Casey Jarvis eclipsed the leaders to lift the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship title with a final round eight-under-par 64 at Middelburg Country Club. On Sunday, the 15-year-old from Boksburg lived up to his billing as one of the best closers on the junior circuit…

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Van Wyk on fire at Fish River

11 August 2018 – In-form Central Gauteng amateur Kieron van Wyk will be targeting a maiden win on the Sunshine Tour Junior Series when he heads into the final round of the Africa Junior Open at the Mantis Collection’s Fish River Resort near Port Alfred. Just over a week ago, Van Wyk’s valuable contribution aided…

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Unsung hero Nel ready to face the future

6 August 2018 – The GolfRSA National Squad celebrated a noteworthy slice of success with the international achievements of Jovan Rebula, Wilco Nienaber, Christo Lamprecht, Martin Vorster and Deon Germishuys between May and July this year. These world beaters undoubtedly deserved the attention showered on them, but it’s time to shine the spotlight on Therion Nel,…

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A quick 18 with Amilkar Bhana

The Quick 18 series shines the spotlight on 13-year-old Central Gauteng golfer Amilkar Bhana, with his big drives and lethal short game. In two short years since he started competing on the South African Golf Association’s junior circuit, Bhana has risen to third in the Under-15 Rankings and broken into the top 30 in the…

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Curro Aurora double up at SA High School Champs

3 August 2018 – Curro Aurora celebrated a successful title defence in the eighth South African High School Championship with a wire-to-wire victory at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate on Friday. The 2017 champions carried a slender one shot lead into the final round over Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool Pretoria after setting the first round target…

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Kruinsig cruises to Ernie Els Champs victory

3 August 2012 – Laerskool Kruinsig celebrated national breakthrough with a winning performance in the eighth Ernie Els SA Primary School Championship at Humewood Golf Club in Port Elizabeth on Friday. The Kempton Park-based team opened up a three shot lead with an opening round of 240 and clinched a two shot victory on a…

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Curro Aurora has early control at SA High School Champs

2 August 2018 – Curro Aurora picked up where they left off last year and set the first round pace in the eighth South African High School Championship on Thursday. South African Golf Development Board trio Carl Mwale, Cole Stevens and Kieron van Wyk – all members of last year’s victorious team – combined for…

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Kruinsig claims Ernie Els lead at Humewood

3 August 2012 – Ian van Rhyn, Marno Lange and La-Velle Clark-Halket braved the sweeping rain at Humewood Golf Club to give Laerskool Kruinsig the first round honours in the eighth edition of Ernie Els SA Primary Schools Championship on Thursday. Van Rhyn and Lange carded rounds of 79 and Clark-Halket posted 82 at the…

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SA juniors set to strike in Italy

27 July 2018 – Five of the country’s most promising young talents will travel to Europe in early September to represent South Africa in the 12th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) named Martin Vorster, Yurav Premlall, Casey Jarvis, Samuel Simpson and Kian Rose to fly the national flag in…

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Vorster goes wire-to-wire in The Junior Open

19 July 2018 – Southern Cape teenager Martin Vorster banished his demons when he completed a wire-to-wire victory to become the first South African champion of The Junior Open Championship at St Andrews on Wednesday. Vorster hit a few speedbumps along the way in the final round at the Eden Course, but the 16-year-old GolfRSA…

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Rebula likes SA odds at The Open

18 July 2018 – While his main aim will be to savour the experience, amateur Jovan Rebula fancies the chances of the South Africans at The Open starting at Carnoustie Golf Links on Thursday. The 20-year-old booked his ticket to The Open by winning the British Amateur at Royal Aberdeen last month. “It’s crazy how…

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Vorster flies clear of Junior Open opposition

17 July 2018 – South Africa’s Martin Vorster opened up a yawning lead in the second round of The Junior Open as compatriot Kaylah Williams continued to come to grips with the challenge of links golf in Scotland on Tuesday. Vorster fired an opening four-under 66 and slept on a one shot lead into the…

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Vorster takes early command at The Junior Open

16 July 2018 – GolfRSA National Squad member Martin Vorster took the first round lead in The Junior Open, while Kaylah Williams made a solid international debut at St Andrews Links on Monday. Vorster from Southern Cape and Williams from Western Province are representing South Africa in the biennial pre-cursor to The Open, staged by…

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Cilliers claims season-opening Bridge Fund event

Francois Cillers took scant notice of the cold and wet weather as he blitzed Royal Cape’s back nine en route to a round of 69 and a two-shot victory in the season-opening Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series on Friday. Three birdies and a chip-in eagle on the par-five 16th saw the Western Province Junior Matchplay…

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Ice-cool Simpson seals Tshwane Junior Open win

13 July 2018 – Bellville amateur Samuel Simpson staved off a late charge from fellow Western Province junior Deon Germishuys to celebrate his first Sunshine Tour Junior Series success in the Tshwane Junior Open on Friday. The 16-year-old Simpson stayed cool in difficult windy conditions to close with an even-par 72 to triumph on six…

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Deltel and De Abreu share Sun City success

12 July 2018 – Bryanston junior Jaden Deltel claimed a two stroke victory in the Sun City Under-15 Challenge, while Fabrizio de Abreu beat fellow Woodhill golfer Dujuan Snyman by five strokes for the Under-13 title at the home of the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Thursday.  Sun City Under-15 Challenge Buoyed by a top 20…

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Simpson has early control in Tshwane Junior Open

12 July 2018 – Sam Simpson must be relishing a victory after a flawless six-under-par 66 in the opening round of the Tshwane Junior Open put him the mix for a fourth straight week. He racked up three birdies on the front nine, pencilled in a fourth red number on his card at the par…

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Burke beats Vorster for glory at Bryanston

10 July 2018 – Christiaan Burke came out tops in the final Nomads National Order of Merit event when he beat Martin Vorster with a brilliant birdie on the first play-off hole at Bryanston Country Club to claim his first title on the top tier. The 17-year-old from Potchefstroom has won several club championships and…

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NMU lays down marker USSA Golf Champs

10 July 2018 – Altin van der Merwe, Kyle de Beer and Jacques Smit propelled Nelson Mandela University A into the prime spot in the match play log for the 2018 University Sport South Africa (USSA) Golf Championship at Port Shepstone Country Club. NMU A and the University of Stellenbosch A posted matching totals of…

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