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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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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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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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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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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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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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Macnab and Lessingh crowned ultimate Champions

Division prize winners

EDENGLEN, 14 November 2018 – Ekurhuleni’s Caitlyn Macnab fired a second-round of 68 to successfully defend her Ladies A-Division title, while Mpumalanga’s Ru-Jean Lessingh matched her score to take the Men’s A Division title in the GolfRSA Champion of Champions event at Glendower Golf Club on Tuesday. The tournament pitted the country’s top club champions…

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Lessing, Galletti take pole in Champion of Champions

Lessing, Galletti take pole in Champion of Champions

EDENGLEN, 12 November 12018 – Mpumalanga’s Ru-Jean Lessingh and Central Gauteng’s Eleanora Galletti are in pole position to win the men’s and ladies’ Champion of Champions titles respectively. Lessingh,  a +2.9 handicapper who is the club champion at Walker Palk, takes a two-stroke lead into the final round after shooting a 1-under-ar 71 at Glendower…

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GolfRSA duo delighted with Argentina experience

GolfRSA duo delighted with Argentina experience

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (11 November 2018) – GolfRSA National Squad duo Luca Filippi and Therion Nel returned to South Africa on Sunday after a positive two week stint in Argentina. The pair combined for a top five finish in the International Competition of the 47th Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup at Los Lagartos Country Club and…

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Champions Gather for Grand Finale

Champions Gather for Grand Finale

South Africa’s best club champions, across multiple divisions, will gather this week at Glendower Golf Club to determine who the ultimate Champion of Champions will be. Players who have qualified for the National Final – played over 36 holes – will have won their club championship, followed by a victory in the regional finals. Their…

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Fighting start from Filippi in Argentina

Fighting start from Filippi in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (8 November 2018) – He liked the look of the course in the practice round and predicted a good week and that’s just how Luca Filippi started the Argentine Amateur at Highlands Park Country Club in Buenos Aires on Thursday. South Africa’s number four ranked Filippi fired four birdies for opening three-under…

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Nash and Rorisang do battle in thriller at the Wanderers

Nash and Rorisang do battle in thriller at the Wanderers

Nash de Klerk claimed the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series title after chipping in for birdie to see off the challenge of his good friend and interprovincial team mate Rorisang Nkosi, as two of South Africa’s brightest young golfing talents shot matching 69s and then produced a thrilling four hole play-off at the Wanderers Golf…

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Amateurs announced for new-look SA Open

Amateurs announced for new-look SA Open

The cream of South Africa’s amateur golfing crop will tee it up in the revamped 2019 South African Open Championship in December, looking to build on the positive results achieved in the 2018 tournament. In January this year Kyle McClatchie claimed the Freddie Tait Trophy after delivering a remarkably mature performance for rounds of 68,…

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