GolfRSA announces 2022 WATC Teams

28 June 2022 – GolfRSA today announced two strong teams to represent South Africa in the Eisenhower and Espirito Santo Trophies at the 2022 World Amateur Team Championships. Hosted by the French Golf Federation, the Espirito Santo Trophy (women’s championship) will be played from Wednesday 24 August to Saturday 27 August, and the Eisenhower Trophy…

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SA teenage sensation Potgieter seals Amateur glory

19 June 2022 – The 150th Open. The 87th Masters. The 123rd US Open. This is where teenage sensation Aldrich Potgieter will be heading in the year after he claimed amateur golf’s biggest prize with his dream win in the 127th Amateur Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes on Saturday. In a thrilling 36-hole…

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SA’s Broomhead takes Amateur Qualifier honours

14 June 2022 – South Africa’s Jono Broomhead claimed a second victory for the GolfRSA National Squad on their UK when he emerged as leading qualifier at The 127th Amateur Championship. Just two weeks after former SA Amateur champion lifted the Brabazon Trophy at Saunton Golf Club, the reigning South African Stroke Play champion produced…

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GolfRSA talent primed for Amateur Championship assault

The 127th Amateur Championship tees off today, with a total of 10 South Africans gunning for a chance to join Bobby Cole (1966) and Jovan Rebula (2018) as South African winners of the world’s most prestigious amateur golfing event. The first goal for the 288-strong field is to make it through to the match play…

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Masterful Maas lifts Brabazon Trophy

23 May 2022 – Christiaan Maas underlined his status as one of South Africa’s brightest golfing prospects when he marched to a five-shot victory in a wire-to-wire performance in England to lift the Brabazon Trophy. When the 18-year-old Pretoria golfer first set eyes on Saunton Golf Club on a walk around the Links layout with…

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May the month of success for GolfRSA Squad

23 May 2022 – May has been a month of success for former GolfRSA National Squad members on the Sunshine Tour, with graduates having racked up three consecutive victories on the local circuit. Tristen Strydom, an inaugural National Squad member in 2016, got the ball rolling with a dominating performance in the season-ending Tour Championship.…

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North West and Free State steal the show in Sishen

16 May 2022 – North West edged Northern Cape for glory in the 2022 South African Country Districts Inter-Provincial, while Free State came out tops in the promotion battle at Sishen Golf Club this May. A-SECTION Hosts Northern Cape had positioned themselves at the top of the log with 6 points, and 29 games points…

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Lions roar to victory in Challenge IPT

16 May 2022 – Central Gauteng was in fiery form as they marched to an undefeated victory in the 2022 Challenge Inter-Provincial against Gauteng North, Western Province and Ekurhuleni at Ceres Golf Club this May. The Lions announced their intent with a decisive 7.5 – 4.5 victory over Gauteng North in their opening gambit. Western…

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Investec secures the title sponsorship to both SA Opens

16 May 2022 – Investec is proud to confirm the title sponsorship of The SA Open Championship, one of the DP World Tour co-sanctioned tournaments on the Sunshine Tour and the second oldest national Open in golf after The Open Championship. First played in 1903, the four-day, globally televised championship will celebrate a field of…

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Jacobs eagles his way to Nedbank Junior title

4 May 2022 – Stefan Jacobs soared to a three-shot victory in the Nedbank Junior Challenge, thanks to two sensational front-nine eagles at the Gary Player Country Club that helped the Randpark junior hold off a charging Aldrich Potgieter. Potgieter has been on a sublime run of form over the past few months, having racked…

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Steady Steenkamp strikes Mid Am gold

3 May 2022 – Upington’s Bertie Steenkamp kept calm amidst a late surge from former two-time champion Derek Scullard to claim a wire-to-wire win in the South African Mid-Amateur Stroke Play Championship this May. The 39-year-old Upington golfer is no stranger to winning GolfRSA events, having claimed two GolfRSA Club Champion of Champions titles, but…

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Team South Africa triumph in Angola

29 April 2022 – A determined GolfRSA Protea Team scored a clean sweep in the 2022 Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament to keep South Africa’s excellent record alive in Angola. “We were really determined to step it up after being given the opportunity to play international golf for the first time since 2020,” said elated…

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New SAGA Office Bearers welcomed

26 April 2022 – Henk Smith was officially elected as the President of the South African Golf Association (SAGA) at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting held at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Sunday, 24 April. Smith took the reins as Acting President during August last year after the unexpected passing of former President…

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Second Nedbank Junior Challenge draws major interest

In the wake of the exciting news that the illustrious Nedbank Golf Challenge returns to the 2023 DP World Tour schedule, South Africa’s leading junior golfers are champing at the bit to tee it up in the second Nedbank Junior Challenge at the legendary Gary Player Country Club golf course from 2-4 May. The 78-strong…

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Celebrating the 2022 SA Senior IPT champions

12 April 2022 – The 2022 SA Senior Inter-Provincial had all the ingredients of a Hollywood blockbuster – weather issues, matches going down to the wire, victory and promotion battles perched on a knife’s edge – but in the end, Central Gauteng, Free State, Southern Cape and Ekurhuleni were crowned the victors. The first curveball…

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Seven inducted into 2022 GolfRSA National Squad

11 April 2022 – Seven new players have been welcomed into the Men’s National Squad class of 2022, as GolfRSA continues to identify and develop the country’s most promising amateur golfers. The highly successful programme was launched in 2015 through funding from businessman Johann Rupert and provides a platform for talented golfers to further develop…

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GolfRSA Junior Proteas excel in Egypt

11 April 2022 – Team South Africa achieved what they set out to do at the 2022 All Africa Junior Championship, claiming a clean sweep in a successful title defence in the Boys and Girls Sections in Egypt in March. As overwhelming favourites, the GolfRSA Junior Proteas were expected to score comfortable wins in the…

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De Abreu and Louw named for 2022 Junior Open

11 April 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad members Fabrizio de Abreu and Kesha Louw have been selected to represent South Africa in the 2022 R&A Junior Open from 11-13 July, ahead of The 150th Open at St Andrews. The R&A-backed Junior Open Championship will be held at the Monifieth Golf Links, close to the Home…

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More Nomads history for Potgieter at Royal Cape

6 April 2022 – Just days after Aldrich Potgieter rewrote the record books with a stunning 20-shot victory in the Nomads South African Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship, the rising star from Southern Cape made more history with his Match Play triumph at Royal Cape Golf Club. On yet another testing day in the Mother…

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Record-setting Potgieter impresses with Nomads SA Boys win

31 March 2022 – Aldrich Potgieter rewrote the record books with a stunning 20-shot victory in the Nomads South African Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship at Royal Cape Golf Club. Three weeks after winning the Nomads South African Junior International, the 17-year-old from Pinnacle Point put together rounds of 69, 66, 66 and 65 in…

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