Premlall goes wire-to-wire at Nedbank Junior Challenge

5 May 2021 – Glendower’s Yurav Premlall walked in the footsteps of giants when held on for a wire-to-wire win in the inaugural Nedbank Junior Challenge on a score of three-under-par at the Gary Player Country Club on Wednesday. The 17-year-old GolfRSA National Squad member led by two strokes after the first round and carried…

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Premlall feels the heat at Nedbank Junior Challenge

4 May 2021 – Yurav Premlall is aiming to become the first winner of the Nedbank Junior Challenge on Wednesday, but the 17-year-old will have to stave off fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Jordan Duminy, as well as a few other in-form contenders, in the final round. Premlall slept on a two-shot cushion after opening…

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Premlall powers to Nedbank Junior Challenge lead

3 May 2021 – Glendower’s Yurav Premlall laid down a marker in the first staging of the Nedbank Junior Challenge when he fired an opening four-under-par 68 in an impressive start at the testing Gary Player Country Club. On a day when only three golfers posted under-par rounds, the 17-year-old opened up a two-shot lead…

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Steady Strooh takes Nomads SA Boys U-19 Champs crown

1 May 2021 – Hannes Strooh defeated Daniel Bennett 1-up in a thrilling 36-hole final to lift the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Match Play Championship title at Waterkloof Golf Club on Saturday. The Krugersdorp golfer fired rounds of 70, 73, 72 and 70 in the Stroke Play Qualifier to make the field for the Match…

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Comeback King Craig claims national breakthrough at Gowrie Farm

30 April 2021 – Pretoria junior Roelof Craig held off challenges from SAGDB member Vuyisani Makhama and GolfRSA National Squad player Marno Lange to win his first national title at the Nomads Gowrie SA U15 Challenge. The field was tested by windy conditions over the first two days at Gowrie Farm Golf Estate and sweeping…

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Du Toit keeps control at Nomads Gowrie SA U-15 Challenge

29 April 2021 – While Ryan Dreyer tries to win the SA Mid-Amateur Championship in Stellenbosch, another Eagle Canyon member – 13-year-old Jean du Toit – has title hopes of his own in KwaZulu-Natal’s Midland. The slight youngster stretched his one-shot overnight lead in the Nomads Gowrie Farm SA U-15 Challenge in round two and…

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Majestic Maas roars historic Nomads SA Boys victory

28 April 2021 – Reigning SA Amateur champion Christiaan Maas eclipsed Masters champion Charl Schwartzel’s tournament record with an eight-shot victory in the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Stroke Play Championship at Waterkloof Golf Club. Schwartzel’s 72-hole tournament record of 272, set in Benoni in 2001, had stood for almost 20 years until the 17-year-old prodigy rewrote…

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New Nedbank Junior Challenge a major boost for SA junior golf

14 April 2021 – South Africa’s top junior golfers will walk in the footsteps of Major winners, world number ones and Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup stars when they compete on the legendary Gary Player Country Club golf course in the Nedbank Junior Challenge from 3-5 May and for the chance to join golf royalty…

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Maas seals Nomads double with masterclass at ERPM

13 January 2021 – GolfRSA National Squad member Christiaan Maas once again underlined his credentials as one of the games future stars when he produced a grandstand finish to defend his Nomads National Order of Merit Inland title on Tuesday. Maas opened with an imposing four-under 68 to match early first round leader Christopher Bagnall at…

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Sweet Nomads SA U15 success for Shutt at Selborne

8 January 2021 – Keegan Shutt from Zimbabwe celebrated his first victory on South African soil in the Nomads SA Under-15 Championship at Selborne Golf Club on Friday. The 14-year-old sandwiched a flawless one-under 71 between two rounds of 75 to record a two-shot triumph on five-over 221. The South Coast once again proved a…

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Cubitt claims first Nomads win for 2021 season

5 January 2021 – KwaZulu-Natal junior Jack Cubitt combined a solid short game with home course advantage to claim the first GolfRSA trophy of the 2021 season with a come-from-behind victory in the Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal at Selborne Golf Club on Tuesday. Zimbabwe’s Keegan Shutt set the first round target with an…

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Jarvis is 2020 AGC Men’s Player of the Year

2 December 2021 – After a year of tournament wins and accomplishments unmatched by even the greats of South African golf to come before him, Casey Jarvis is the AmateurGolf.com Men’s Player of the Year. The AmateurGolf.com Men’s Player of the Year is awarded based on a point system earned through performance in major amateur…

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GolfRSA National tournaments are a GO in 2021

30 December 2020 – GolfRSA is delighted to confirm that the three Nomads national events scheduled for January 2021 will go ahead in compliance with the National Government Regulations and GolfRSA Consolidated Risk Mitigation Guidelines. The 2021 season will kick off on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, where the Nomads National Order of Merit (NOoM) Coastal…

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Selborne Park to host Nomads National double in 2021

  October 2020 – The country’s juniors can look forward to taking to the lush fairways of Selborne Park Golf Estate in January when back-to-back Nomads National tournaments will launch the 2021 GolfRSA national schedule. The Nomads Coastal National Order of Merit – a World Amateur Golf Ranking event – will kick off the season…

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GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Zinan Maimane

In June, 11-year-old Zinan Maimane from Silver Lakes Golf Club became the youngest golfer yet to join the GolfRSA National Squad. In a career spanning just six years, this grade six Tyger Valley College learner has bagged more than 50 trophies and celebrated back-to-back wins in the victorious Gauteng North teams that won the 2018…

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Double delight for Mpumalanga’s Ngobeni

14 September 2020 – When Thami Ngobeni hit his first golf ball on a football field on Riverside Farm back nearly seven years ago, he didn’t have visions of Augusta or even nearby Leopard Creek. The Mpumalanga junior was just beginning his journey with the South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) and he had no…

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GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Jaden Deltel

Central Gauteng young gun Jaden Deltel took up the game at the age of nine, but until the family moved to South Africa in 2017, Jaden had played all his golf on a nine-hole course in Seychelles, which was previously a coconut plantation! His progress on the GolfRSA national junior circuit has been nothing short…

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Duo seal chance for Junior North & South spot

18 March 2020 – GolfRSA National Squad member Casey Jarvis and 13-year-old Fabrizio de Abreu threw their names in the hat this March for a chance to tee it up in the prestigious North & South Junior Championship later this year. South Africa’s number one ranked Jarvis – fresh off his double in the SA…

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Coronavirus / COVID 19 Update – Cancellation of National Tournaments

MEMORANDUM   Re: Coronavirus Update – Cancellation of National Tournaments To: SAGA Unions, WGSA Unions & SAGA NEC Members From: South African Golf Association President Naadir Agherdien and Womens Golf South Africa President Sally Greasley Date: 16 March 2020   To SAGA and WGSA Constituents With due consideration of the National Disaster pronounced by State President Cyril…

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