Teams named for African Amateur

21 January 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad members Christiaan Burke and Daniel Bennett, as well as Pascal Gunther, Hannes Strooh and Joshua Koekemoer will make their debut for South Africa in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at the magnificent Leopard Creek next month. The quintet has been named to the GolfRSA Senior and Junior…

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Just rewards for Joshua

13 January 2022 – Joshua Koekemoer got the win he has been trending towards for the past two seasons when he wrapped up the Nomads Inland Order of Merit event at Benoni Country Club in fine style. The Silver Lakes junior, now ranked fourth in the South African Under-19 rankings, powered to a four-shot victory…

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Deltel pips Gunther for Selborne success

13 January 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad member Jaden Deltel captured his first under-19 title when he defeated Pascal Gunther in a play-off to win the Papwa Sewgolum Cup in association with Nomads at Selborne Golf Club this January. The 17-year-old Gauteng junior fired a final round 70 to set the clubhouse target at three-under-par…

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The Dian Kruger effect

13 January 2022 – Centurion Country Club’s Dian Kruger jumped up to No 1 in the Under-15 rankings when he won his maiden national title, the Nomads SA Under-15 Championship, in wire-to-wire fashion at Benoni Lake Golf Club this January. The 14-year-old, who had announced himself on the scene with a tie-fourth finish in December’s…

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Looking back at 2021

First and foremost, I’d like to wish you and your families a blessed and peaceful Festive Season. Covid-19 has made this a difficult year for many, and I’d like to offer my sincere condolences to anyone who has lost friends or family to the virus. With another wave upon us, I urge everyone to take…

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Juniors complete majestic IPT sweep for WP

23 December 2021 – Western Province’s Juniors won six out of six matches to take the honours at the SA Under-19 Inter-Provincial on Wednesday, planting a huge exclamation mark behind an extraordinary 2021 season for the union in national team events. “What a way to cap off a remarkable year for Western Province Golf,” said…

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Brave Boland bags promotion at the SA U-19 IPT

23 December 2021 – Boland bounced back into the top draw after showing immense character to lift the B-Section title in the SA Under-19 Inter-Provincial Tournament at Kimberley Golf Club. Trailing Northern Cape by one point going into the final day and with the threat of another weather-suspension, the eight-man side dug deep to defeat…

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Newman caps 2021 at No 1 with maiden win

22 December 2021 – Bryan Newman confirmed his status as the No 1-ranked U-15 golfer in the country when he completed a six-shot victory in the Joburg Under-15 Junior at Glenvista Country Club in December. Just a few days ahead of his 14th birthday, the Pecanwood junior fired rounds of 70 and 72 to claim…

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Coastals clinch epic first win at St Francis

6 December 2021 – The Inland Team evoked memories of the 1999 “Battle of Brookline” and the 2012’s “Miracle at Medinah” with a dramatic comeback on Singles Sunday, but the resolute Coastal Team prevailed for a narrow 13 – 11 victory to lift the inaugural Coastal Inland Challenge title at the magnificent St Francis Links.…

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Premlall prevails to lift the Freddie Tait Cup

6 December 2021 – Yurav Premlall dreamt of winning the Freddie Tait Cup long before he made South African Open Championship history, and on Sunday 5 December at Sun City, the GolfRSA National Squad member achieved his goal. In 2018, the Glendower amateur made international headlines when – at the age of 15 years and…

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SA Open Delight for Daniel

5 December 2021 – He spends a lot of time appearing emotionless, but Daniel van Tonder pumped his fist in delight on Sunday as he sank a 25-footer for birdie on the final hole of the South African Open Championship to snatch a one-stroke victory. With Oliver Bekker chipping in three times in the final…

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Top-ranked amateur Vorster joins pro ranks

17 November 17 – South Africa’s top-ranked amateur Martin Vorster has turned professional and will play his first tournament in the paid ranks when he tees it up in the Joburg Open at Randpark Golf Club on Thursday November 25. Vorster, the reigning South African Stroke Play champion, is currently ranked 40th in the World…

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Floyd and Steenkamp crowned the ultimate club champions

9 November 2021 – South Africa’s No 2-ranked Kiera Floyd stormed to a sensational victory in the GolfRSA Champion of Champions tournament at Kyalami Country Club, while 2017 champion Bertie Steenkamp held his nerve to claim a second title in the Men’s A Division. Floyd, who reeled in three provincial victories since August, followed up…

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Team SA seals top 10 in The Spirit USA

8 November 2021 – Christo Lamprecht and Kieron van Wyk beat 19 countries for the lowest round on the final day of the 2021 Spirit International Amateur Championship, boosting Team South Africa to an eighth-place finish in Texas. Lamprecht and Van Wyk, together with fellow GolfRSA National Squad members Caitlyn Macnab and Kaylah Williams, flew the…

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Fantastic Five set for SA Open

5 November 2021 – South Africa’s top-five ranked amateur golfers have been extended an invitation to play in the South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club from 2-5 December, an event co-sanctioned by the European and Sunshine Tours. The quintet, headed by reigning SA Amateur champion and current SA No 1 Christiaan…

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Teams revealed for inaugural GolfRSA Coastal vs Inland Challenge

2 November 2021 – Excitement is building for the inaugural GolfRSA Coastal vs Inland Challenge with the announcement of the two teams that will go head-to-head in the Eastern Cape next month. Adopting a Ryder Cup-style format, the two teams – comprising the top four available Mid-Amateur and Senior golfers from each region – will…

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Lyall the Lionheart seals dream victory at Glendower

22 October 2021 – Lyall McNeill carded the low round of the day to win the 2021 South African Senior Amateur Championship on debut at Glendower Golf Club on Friday. The KwaZulu-Natal golfer posted a closing two-under-par 70 to finish at level for the tournament. He was pushed all the way by American Tom Sweigart,…

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Watson hunting sweet double at Glendower

21 October 2021 – Former SA Mid-Amateur champion Graeme Watson will vie for the unique double after a classy second round performance moved the Ebotse senior within striking distance of the SA Senior Amateur Championship leaders on Thursday. KwaZulu-Natal’s Lyall McNeill and Tom Sweigart from Qatar mastered the tougher conditions at Glendower Golf Club on…

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Homies lays marker for unique SA Amateur Triple

20 October 2021 – Neil Homann put his bid for a unique South African amateur triple into motion when he raced into the lead of the SA Senior Amateur Championship on Wednesday. The 51-year-old Bryanston golfer fired a two-under-par 70 in the opening round at Glendower Golf Club and was the only player in the…

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GolfRSA names strong quartet for Spirit International

19 October 2021 – GolfRSA has named a powerful team to compete in the 2021 Spirit International Golf Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Texas, USA from 4-6 November. GolfRSA National Squad members Christo Lamprecht, Kieron van Wyk, Caitlyn Macnab and Kaylah Williams have been tasked to try and improve on South Africa’s combined…

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