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GolfRSA juniors sign off at Duke of York

13 September 2019 – GolfRSA Junior Proteas Sam Simpson and Caitlyn Macnab felt both tapped out and buoyed after the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy wrapped up in Northern Ireland on Thursday. For a third successive day, the field battled gale force wind and howling rain brought on by the marriage of Hurricane Dorian…

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SA Juniors battle on at Royal Portrush

12 September 2019 – The majority of the international field – including GolfRSA Junior Proteas Sam Simpson and Caitlyn Macnab – backpedalled in the second round of the 2019 Duke of York Young Champions Trophy on another punishing day at Royal Portrush Golf Club. Simpson posted a frustrating 13-over-par 85 and slipped out of the…

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Gough captures Bridge Junior Series at Royal Durban

11 September 2019 – Ethan Gough of Hillcrest romped to a comprehensive three-shot victory at Royal Durban Golf Club on Sunday to win the opening tournament of the third season of the popular Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series. The 16-year-old Maritzburg College pupil, who is coached by Sean Coetzee at the SCIEG academy, carded level…

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Mixed fortunes for GolfRSA duo at Duke of York

11 September 2019 – Sam Simpson needed every ounce of the experience he gained during the GolfRSA National Squad Tour to Great Britain and Ireland in June to finish in the top four on a tough first day of the Duke of York Younge Champions Trophy in Northern Ireland. A late starting time on Tuesday…

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GolfRSA five headed Down Under for Junior Presidents Cup

9 September 2019 – Five of South Africa’s top junior golf talents – Jayden Schaper, Martin Vorster, Christo Lamprecht, Sam Simpson and Jordan Duminy – will be heading to Australia for the 2019 Junior Presidents Cup in December. The GolfRSA National Squad quintet have qualified for the 12-strong International Team that will face off against…

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2019 Junior Presidents Cup teams finalized

9 September 2019 – Twenty-four top juniors have qualified for the 2019 Junior Presidents Cup hosted by the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) and PGA TOUR. The event’s second edition will welcome 12 international players from  Australia, China, Chinese Taipei, India, Korea and South Africa and 12 juniors from 10 states in the United States.…

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Macnab and Simpson set for Duke of York

9 September 2019 – Two of South Africa’s brightest golf prospects – Caitlyn Macnab and Sam Simpson – fine-tuned their games for today’s start of the 19th Duke of York Young Champions, while HRH Prince Andrew kept an eye on the action in Monday’s practice round at Royal Portrush. The Duke of York was visiting…

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Bhana seals graduation with Italian triumph

BIELLA, Italy (6 September 2019) – Amilkar Bhana chalked up another brilliant victory for the GolfRSA National Squad with a winning performance in the 13th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship at the Golf Club Biella Le Betulle on Thursday. The 14-year-old Gauteng golfer overturned a six-shot deficit in the third round to tie overnight pacesetter…

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GolfRSA juniors hang tough in Italy

BIELLA, Italy (4 September 2018) – Amilkar Bhana and Yurav Premlall will lead the GolfRSA challenge on the final day of the 13th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship after a day of mixed results at the Golf Club Biella le Betulle. Bhana and Premlall finished the day in a tie for fifth on one-over and…

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Royal Durban hosts Bridge Junior Series opener

4 September 2019 – The iconic Royal Durban Golf Club will launch the third season of the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series on Sunday, 8 September 2019 where the field of boys and girls will have their sights set on the ultimate prize – an all-expenses paid trip to compete in the Junior North and…

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Premlall hits the front at Italian U16 Champs

BIELLA, Italy (3 September 2018) – Glendower junior Yurav Premlall set the pace on the opening day of the 13th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship on Tuesday. The 16-year-old GolfRSA National Squad member made the most of an early start and the course knowledge he gained during two previous trips to Italy to navigate the…

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Sublime win for Schaper in Junior Players Champs

1 September 2019 – Third time’s the charm for South Africa’s Jayden Schaper, who muscled his way to victory at the AJGA Junior Players Championship in the United States on Saturday. “It really feels amazing on my third go, to finally get the win,” the country’s leading amateur said after he holed a clutch six-foot…

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Kistensamy claims Nomads North & South Junior

30 August 2019 – KwaZulu-Natal junior Kyle Kistensamy celebrated his first national success when he scored a runaway victory in the Nomads North and South Junior Championship at Pecanwood Golf and Country Club on Friday. The 17-year-old Prince’s Grant golfer had set himself the target of winning on the national circuit this season, and he…

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Bester sets the pace at Pecanwood

HARTEBEESPOORTDAM, 29 August 2019 – Benoni junior Justin Bester will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Nomads North and South Junior Championship on Friday. The Benoni Country Club golfer edged out early leaders Marcus Taylor from Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal’s Kyle Kistensamy for the first round honours with an opening four-under-par 68…

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Meet GolfRSA Rising Star Christiaan Maas

His four goals for 2019 was to win a junior event, break into the top five of the Under-19 Rankings, make the SA group for Italy and get chosen for the GolfRSA National Squad…. He won the Dimension Data Junior Open in wire-to-wire style, shot to 8th in the Junior Rankings, is bound for the…

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SA trio through to Girls Amateur Match Play

PANMURE, Scotland (15 August 2019) – It was touch and go for Kiera Floyd, but the Benoni junior prevailed and will join fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad members Caitlyn Macnab and Jordan Rothman in today’s first round of the match play stage in The R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship in Scotland. Rothman from Western Province was the…

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GolfRSA Girls shine in Scotland

PANMURE, Scotland (14 August 2019) – GolfRSA Elite Squad trio Kiera Floyd, Jordan Rothman and Caitlyn Macnab made a superb start in The R&A Girls Amateur Championship in Scotland on Tuesday. Western Province’s Rothman led the South African charge at Panmure Golf Club with an opening round of one-over-par 72. Floyd posted the same number…

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Rama breaks through in Stellenbosch

11 August 2019 – Nikhil Rama completed a stunning wire-to-wire victory to celebrate his national breakthrough win in the inaugural Friends of Engelberg Challenge hosted by Anna Becker-Frankel at Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate on Sunday. The 17-year-old Rama was pushed all the way by reigning North and South Junior champion Tyran Snyders, but held…

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Rama roars to Friends of Engelberg lead

10 August 2019 – Gauteng junior Nikhil Rama will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Friends of Engelberg Challenge, hosted by Anna as he goes in search of his first national title. The Bryanston golfer opened with a four-under-par 68 in the national boys and girls event and he clung to pole…

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De Villiers Graaff comes up trumps at SA High School Championships

6 August 2019 – South African Golf Development Board member Alric Rooi helped De Villiers Graaff High School to come up trumps in a count-out against Curro Aurora at the SA High School Championship at Koro Creek Bushveld Golf Club. The Golf School of Excellence Cape Town opened with a three-under-par 213 total to lead…

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