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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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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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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Woodbridge seals memorable SA Senior Amateur win

22 October 2022 – Western Province golfer Greg Woodbridge produced the round of his life on the final day of the South African Senior Amateur Championship to claim his first national title on the GolfRSA Senior circuit in October. The 54-year-old was confidence and poise personified as he pulled away from the chasing pack at…

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Daisies delight in SA Mid-Am IPT glory at Devonvale

20 October 2022 – While Gauteng North steamrolled their way to A-Section victory in the 2022 SA Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial in October with dominating performances over the final two days at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate. The Daisies hit hard and fast on day one to route Western Province and Eastern Province 8 – 4, but…

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KZN rally for SA Mid-Am IPT promotion

20 October 2022 – KwaZulu-Natal rallied for a hard-fought for B-Section victory in the 2022 South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial as the battle for supremacy went down to the wire at Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate in October. After four days of intense clashes, three teams would fight for promotion. But who wanted it more –…

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Mount Edgecombe to host GolfRSA flagship events

17 October 2022 – Mount Edgecombe Country Club in KwaZulu-Natal has been announced as the host venue for two of GolfRSA’s flagship events during the 2023 South African Swing. The South African Amateur Championships will be played across The Woods and The Lakes Courses from 19-24 February, while the men will also contest the South…

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Amateur line-up announced for 2022 Investec SA Open

16 October 2022 – South Africa’s top-five ranked amateurs on the GolfRSA Open Amateur Ranking will tee it up alongside their professional counterparts in the Investec South African Open Championship at Blair Atholl Golf Estate from 1-4 December 2022. “Led by reigning South African Amateur champion and our new No 1 Kyle de Beer, the…

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Showtime for SA Club Champions

16 October 2022 – A grand total of 84 players, featuring club champion men and women from A, B and C Divisions, as well as 12 caddie club champions, will start the quest to become the Ultimate Champions on Monday. Having qualified through the Regional Finals to tee it up in the National Final of…

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Bennett battles back to win Cape Town Junior Open

12 October 2022 – Former Nomads SA Boys U-17 champion Dan Bennett made a welcome return to the winner’s circle in the Cape Town Junior Open in October. Just a week after finishing runner up in the Ekurhuleni Open, the KwaZulu-Natal golfer went one better and claimed a one-stroke victory in the 54-hole Sunshine Tour…

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Potgieter edges Bhana for Dimension Data triumph

12 October 2022 – Reigning Amateur champion Aldrich Potgieter gave himself the perfect going-away present when he captured the Dimension Data Junior Open U-19 title, beating fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Amilkar Bhana in a playoff. Potgieter returns to Australia next week play in the WA Open on the professional PGA of Australasia Tour, and…

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Weber goes wire-to-wire in George

12 November 2022 – Border’s Benjamin Weber claimed his second victory of the year when he fired two rounds of 70 to close out a three-shot win in the Dimension Data Junior Open U-15 in George. The 13-year-old, who plays out of East London Golf Club, lifted the Sun City U-15 Challenge title at the…

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Lions power to Nomads U-13 Teams victory

12 October 2022 – Central Gauteng ran away with the Nomads SA Under-13 Stroke Play Championship title, finishing a distant 27 strokes clear of runners up North West at Maccauvlei Golf Club. Although the final round was a bit of a battle, Chad Stanton, Syan Ramchander, Morne Steyn, Schalk van Ettinger, Andrew Erasmus and Matthew…

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WP doubles up with unbeaten Koro Creek feat

24 September 2022 – Western Province retained the South African Inter-Provincial title at Koro Creek Golf Club in Limpopo with yet another dominant performance in the premier national team tournament. The team from the Cape ended the week with a perfect record by defeating the old foe Central Gauteng 7.5 – 4.5 in the final…

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Premlall soars to GolfRSA summit

24 September 2022 – It’s been steady rise for GolfRSA National Squad member Yurav Premlall over the last 12 months, but the 18-year-old has finally reached the No 1 spot on the GolfRSA Open Amateur Ranking. Premlall has been one of the brightest talents on display for many years, having first garnered national attention when…

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Free State clinches cliff-hanger promotion at Koro Creek

24 September 2022 – Free State needed to win their final match and hope that KwaZulu-Natal slipped up in theirs if they had any chance of winning the South African Inter-Provincial Tournament B Section and return to the A Section for the first time since 2018. The first part may have been in their own…

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