UPDATE: ATMS Disruption

Dear Golfers, Please be advised that the Handicap Network Africa (HNA) come back online on 17 April, however work is still underway on restoring the Albatros Tournament Management System (ATMS). The late score penalty on the HNA system has been disabled to allow players to enter their scores without any penalty. Our service provider is…

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In-form Lamprecht ready for Masters test

9 April 2024 – The World No 1-ranked amateur Christo Lamprecht might be the tallest person in the field at the 2024 Masters Tournament, but the South African will stand out for more than his 6-foot-8 frame at Augusta National. In the first-ever Georgia Cup between an amateur and a professional last Sunday, it was…

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Teams for prestigious 2024 Africa events announced

15 March 2023 – Seven new caps will make their debut for South Africa in two prestigious African team events, sponsored by The R&A and hosted by the Africa Golf Confederation, in April and May. Dylan Kayne, Charl Barnard, Kesha Louw and Gia Raad have been awarded junior national colours for the All Africa Junior…

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Van der Merwe books 152nd Open berth in Africa Amateur

25 February 2024 – Altin van der Merwe held his nerve under the greatest pressure to secure the Africa Amateur Championship in a sudden-death play-off, and with it a spot in the 152nd Open Championship at Royal Troon later this year. The 27-year-old GolfRSA No 1 had been hoping to cap off an outstanding amateur…

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Stay and Play with Southern Sun at Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa

Exciting news for golf enthusiasts! Take advantage of the stunning offer at Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa as part of the partnership between GolfRSA and Southern Sun . With this exclusive stay and play package, golfers can experience the unparalleled beauty of Arabella while enjoying top-notch accommodation and world-class golfing facilities. Take advantage of the…

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Van der Merwe victorious in GolfRSA International Amateur

February 2024 – Altin van der Merwe played one of the greatest shots in the history of the SA Swing of events to capture the GolfRSA International Amateur Championship in a dramatic sudden death playoff with Dutchman Jack Ingham. With both players having finished regulation play at 12 under par over the 72-hole championship at…

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Leopard Creek prepares to host inaugural Africa Amateur Championship

14 February 2024 – The first ever playing of the Africa Amateur Championship will feature 72 of the continent’s most promising elite men’s amateur golfers when it is held at the prestigious Leopard Creek Country Club from 21-24 February. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Kruger National Park, the inaugural championship will provide a world-class…

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Graham adds to Scottish success in SA Amateur

12 February 2024 – Scotland’s Gregor Graham continued his country’s fine record in the South African Amateur Championship when he edged local favourite Jordan Burnand 4&2 in the 36-hole final at Royal Johannesburg Golf Club. The Blairgowrie player became the fifth Scot to lift the most sought-after amateur title in South Africa, emulating compatriots Michael…

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Teen Weber claims historic Proudfoot Trophy victory

5 February 2024 – Fourteen-year-old Ben Weber made history as the youngest winner of the Proudfoot Trophy – the 36-hole stroke play qualifier for the South African Amateur Championship – since its inception in 1931 when he edged countryman Simon du Plooy and Netherlands’ Lars van der Vight by a stroke. WATCH: Weber’s historic Proudfoot…

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Burnand seals stunning SA Stroke Play victory

1 February 2024 – Jordan Burnand fired a final-round three-under-par 67 around Mount Edgecombe’s The Woods course to claim the biggest title of his career, the South African Stroke Play Championship, by a single shot. The 23-year almost didn’t make it to the 1st tee, though, after being ill during the week leading up to…

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Van der Merwe caps breakout season with Freddie Tait Cup win

3 November 2023 – Altin van der Merwe proudly took his place alongside 2023 champion Dean Burmester during the presentation ceremony, excited to receive the prestigious Freddie Tait Cup as the Leading Amateur in the 113th Investec South African Open Championship. The 27-year-old had already wrapped up the award by Friday evening, emerging as the…

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Van der Merwe and Bennett lead Investec SA Open amateur challenge

30 November 2023 – Altin van der Merwe and Dan Bennett laid down early markers for the prestigious Freddie Tait Cup in the Investec South African Open Championship at Blair Atholl Golf and Equestrian Estate on Thursday. Van der Merwe, who ranks first on the GolfRSA Open Amateur Rankings, and Bennett, the country’s top junior,…

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Freddie Tait Cup beckons at 113th Investec SA Open

29 November 2023 – Seven of South Africa’s top amateur talents will peg it up in the Investec South African Open at Blair Atholl Golf and Equestrian Estate on Thursday. The amateur challenge includes World No-1 and reigning Amateur champion Christo Lamprecht, last year’s leading amateur Christiaan Maas, and Altin van der Merwe, Dan Bennett,…

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Lamprecht leads amateur challenge in Investec SA Open

21 November 2023 – World No 1-ranked amateur Christo Lamprecht leads a quintet of GolfRSA National Squad golfers into this year’s Investec South African Open Championship, giving the country’s top amateurs a wonderful opportunity to test themselves against some of the world’s best professionals. Blair Atholl Golf and Equestrian Estate will host the $1.5-million showpiece, jointly…

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Proteas shine in 2023 Eisenhower Trophy in Abu Dhabi

11 November 2023 – Christo Lamprecht, Christiaan Maas and Altin van der Merwe added to South Africa’s terrific sporting success with an outstanding performance in the 33rd World Amateur Team Championships in Abu Dhabi. The GolfRSA National Squad trio combined for rounds of 139, 138, 138 and 139 at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club to close…

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Burnand, Verster do SA proud in Argentina

12 November 2023 – GolfRSA National Squad pair Jordan Burnand and Ivan Verster continued South Africa’s proud record in Argentina  with a superb showing in the prestigious Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup and Argentine Amateur Championship. Despite having to wait until the second day of the tournament to start their campaign in the Copa Tailhade, the…

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Records pile up for GolfRSA’s Lamprecht

12 October 2023 – Christo Lamprecht set two new benchmarks for South African amateur golf when he rose to No 1 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings in September and moved to the summit of the PGA Tour University Rankings in early October. The GolfRSA National Squad member became the first South African since the…

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Lions soar to the summit in premier IPT’s

11 October 2023 – What a fortnight for Central Gauteng, with the men’s team sweeping to an unchallenged victory in the SA Inter-Provincial Tournament at East London Golf Club in late September, and the women’s side following suit in the SA Women’s Inter-Provincial Tournament at Umhlali Country Club in early October. Seven years after their…

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Welcome to the 2023 SA IPT at East London Golf Club

The warmest of welcomes to the 2023 South African Inter-Provincial in Border. We are delighted to return to East London Golf Club and very grateful to all who have contributed to prepare for this event. Thank you to you all, whether it was on the course, in the clubhouse or behind the scenes, and a big…

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GolfRSA Quartet impress in Egypt

15 September 2023 – GolfRSA National Squad quartet Johndre Ludick, Keagan Crosbie, Vuyisani Makama and Jordan Wessels made the most of the opportunity to desert golf for the first time and flew the South African flag with pride in the 2023 Egyptian Amateur in early September. Ludick and Crosbie both improved on less than perfect…

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