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SA juniors named for Italian U-16 challenge

17 July 2019 – Yurav Premlall is savouring his third consecutive start in the Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship and hopes third times’ the charm as he goes in pursuit of the Theodore Soldati Trophy from 3-5 September. The 16-year-old Glendower junior will line up alongside fellow GolfRSA National Squad members Amilkar Bhana and Nash…

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Vorster pips Senger for Tshwane Junior Open title

PRETORIA, 8 July 2019 – Martin Vorster sealed the Tshwane Junior Open title in stunning fashion after an eagle at the par five 17th gave him the chance to defeat Ayden Senger from Western Province in a sudden-death play-off. Senger set the first round pace on Sunday with a blistering eight-under-par 64 and the Southern…

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Duminy goes wire-to-wire in Nomads SA Boys U-17

ST FRANCIS BAY, 4 July 2019 – Mossel Bay junior Jordan Duminy slept on the lead for two straight nights and on Thursday, he claimed a dominant seven-shot victory in the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship at St Francis Links. The 16-year-old put the South African golfing fraternity on alert in March when he chased…

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Snyders captures SA’s first US North & South Junior win

PINEHURST, North Carolina (3 July 2019) – GolfRSA and Bridge Fund Managers celebrated a big win on Wednesday as Western Province junior Tyran Snyders became the first South African champion in the 41st North and South Junior Championship in the United States.. The 18-year-old Paarl teenager fired a flawless four-under-par 68 on Pinehurst No 8…

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Maas makes a big move at St Francis Links

ST FRANCIS BAY, 3 July 2019 – Southern Cape’s Jordan Duminy remains the man to catch at St Francis Links, but Pretoria junior Christiaan Maas mastered the windy afternoon conditions to get within striking distance in the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship on Wednesday. On a day when the morning breeze became an afternoon gale,…

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SA Juniors impress at Pinehurst No 2

PINEHURST, North Carolina (3 July 2019) – South African junior Ryan van Velzen surged into the top three in the prestigious Junior North and South Championship in the United States with the low round honours at Pinehurst No 2 while compatriot Tyran Snyders retained his overnight lead on Tuesday. Van Velzen made a battling start…

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Duminy drives to Nomads SA Boys lead at St Francis Links

ST FRANCIS, 2 July 2019 – Southern Cape junior Jordan Duminy was the talk of the town in St Francis after he blitzed St Francis Links to take the first round lead in the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship on Tuesday. Just five days ago, Duminy finished fourth on the famed Jack Nicklaus signature course…

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SA’s Snyders sets the pace at Pinehurst Resort

PINEHURST, North Carolina (2 July 2019) – South African amateur Tyran Snyders surged into the lead in the opening round of the prestigious Junior North and South at celebrated Pinehurst Resort on Monday. The 41st edition of the invitational championship teed off at Pinehurst No 8 – also known as the Centennial Course. Snyders fired…

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Open season at Nomads SA Boys U-17 Champs

ST FRANCIS BAY, 1 July 2019 – South Africa’s number two ranked junior golfer Casey Jarvis made a strong case for a Nomads SA Boys U-17 Championship double this week with a runner-up finish in the curtain-raiser at St Francis Links last Friday. As soon as he arrived home after helping the GolfRSA Junior Proteas…

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Van Wyk hits the mark at St Francis Links

ST FRANCIS BAY, 28 June 2019 – Ben van Wyk got instant redemption with a two-shot triumph in the Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal at St Francis Links just days after faltering down the stretch while in contention in the Dimension Data Junior Open. The reigning Nomads SA Boys U-19 Match Play champion posted…

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Juniors set for showdowns at Fancourt

23 June 2019 – Expect an exciting battle for dominance in Tuesday’s final round at Fancourt after local favourite Ben van Wyk grabbed a share of the lead in the Dimension Data Junior Open and six players finished within striking distance of leader Jack Buchanan in the Dimension Data Under-15 Challenge on Monday. Making the most…

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Maas, De Aubreu set early pace at Fancourt

GEORGE, 23 June 2019 – A bogey-free four-under 68 catapulted Christiaan Maas to the top of the standings in the Dimension Data Junior Open, while Fabrizio de Aubreu surged to a two-shot lead in the Under-15 Challenge at Fancourt on Sunday. Both courses took a heavy beating with substantial downpours on Friday and Saturday, which…

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GolfRSA Boys seal record World Cup win

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (June 21, 2019) – Eighteen years after Major winner Louis Oosthuizen won the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup with Masters champion Charl Schwartzel, Albert Kruger and Christian Ries, two protégées from his Junior Golf Academy – Martin Vorster and Christo Lamprecht – did the Open champion proud with a record-breaking victory for…

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GolfRSA Boys Team poised to strike in Japan

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (June 20, 2019) – Just 24 hours after posting a historic second round, GolfRSA National Squad juniors Sam Simpson, Martin Vorster and Casey Jarvis gave new meaning to the term ‘moving day’ when they went five shots better in the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL, at the Chukyo Golf…

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Rose blooms in Nomads National event

JOHANNESBURG, 19 June 2019 – Central Gauteng’s Kian Rose holed a timely chip shot from over the back of the green for birdie on the final hole to snatch victory in the Nomads National Order of Merit Inland at Modderfontein Golf Club. The 17-year-old from Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club fired a final round…

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GolfRSA Boys hit the front in Japan

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (June 19, 2019) – Sam Simpson and East of Ireland champions Martin Vorster and Christo Lamprecht catapulted South Africa into the lead at the halfway mark of the 27th Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by Jal, in Japan. The GolfRSA Boys became the first team in more than a decade to…

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GolfRSA Boys make fast start in Japan

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (June 18, 2019) – Christo Lamprecht blitzed the Ishino Course at Chukyo Golf Club in 67 strokes to give the GolfRSA Boys Team a vital boost in Tuesday’s opening round of the 27th Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL. The Boys and Girls Competition uses a format similar to the…

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GolfRSA juniors do SA proud in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (23 May 2019) – South African junior quartet Kieron van Wyk, Megan Streicher, Rori Nkosi and Samantha Whateley finished the ATI Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World 2019 in Indonesia on a high note at the Damai Indah Golf & Country Club on Thursday. Van Wyk from Ruimsig Country Club closed out a joint runner-up finish in…

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SA Junior pair gives chase in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (22 May 2019) – Megan Streicher and Kieron van Wyk strengthened their positions on day two of the ATI Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World 2019, presented by AKI at the Damai Indah Golf & Country Club in Indonesia. The GolfRSA Squad duo will try to chase down the leaders in Thursday’s final round at…

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GolfRSA Junior quartet make steady start in Jakarta

JAKARTA, Indonesia (21 May 2019) – Megan Streicher and Kieron van Wyk got off to a strong start in the ATI Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World 2019, presented by AKI at the Damai Indah Golf & Country Club in Indonesia on Tuesday. In fact, all four South African juniors competing in Jakarta are well-placed in the…

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