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Ekurhuleni and Boland lead the charge in Mbombela

17 September 2019 – Ekurhuleni took pole position in the A-Section at the 59th South African Inter-Provincial Tournament, sponsored by Tempest Car Hire, on Tuesday, while Boland threw down the gauntlet in the battle for promotion at Mbombela Golf Club. “The boys were pumped to take on Gauteng North after beating Southern Cape in the…

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Early markers laid in SA IPT

16 September 2019 – Central Gauteng began their title defence in the South African Inter-Provincial Tournament on a positive note, while Free State and Boland made a big stand in the promotion battle at Mbombela Golf Club on Monday. It took a strong effort to overcome last year’s B-Section winners Western Province, but the Lions…

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Lions primed for SA IPT defence in Mbombela

15 September 2019 – Defending champions Central Gauteng are primed to pursue a record 30th victory in the 59th South African Inter-Provincial at Mbombela Golf Club in Mpumalanga on Monday. Ryan Dreyer, Karabo Mokoena and Sam Mckenzie are the only holdovers from the 2018 winning side returning for duty in the country’s premier team event,…

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De Beer and Duminy capped for South Africa

9 September 2019 – The South African Golf Association has named six GolfRSA National Squad members to fly the flag for South Africa in four prestigious international events coming up in October and November. “We currently have an amazing depth of talent in our amateur pool in South Africa and this leaves us in the incredibly…

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SA Juniors continue to impress

20 August 2019 – Three of South Africa’s top junior talents put on a great show this past weekend. Jordan Duminy celebrated a maiden Open Amateur win, Jayden Schaper lived up to his number one billing in Northern Ireland and Kian Rose won on the American junior circuit. Sixteen-year-old Duminy has been trending towards a…

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GolfRSA welcomes three new caps to National Squad

“We are excited to welcome Kyle de Beer from Eastern Province, Tyran Snyders from Western Province and Gauteng North’s Christiaan Maas into the fold,” said GolfRSA CEO Grant Hepburn. “We work closely with the South African Golf Association Talent Development and Management Committee and these three players have been on our radar for a considerable…

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Zietsman maidens at EP Amateur

Congratulations to Pieter Zietsman, who joined the GolfRSA Open Amateur winner’s list for 2019 when he won the Eastern Province Amateur title at his home course this August. Here is popular sports presenter Neil Bisseker from Algoa FM’s take on the final: “Pieter Zietsman routed Dillon Germshuys in the 36-hole final at St Francis Links…

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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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Rebula leads SA charge at Pinehurst

PINEHURST, North Carolina (13 August 2019) – GolfRSA National Squad member Jovan Rebula was one of only 27 players who broke par in Monday’s opening round of the 119th U.S. Amateur Championship at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club. The Auburn University senior made a great recovery after a stumbling start to post a one-under-par 69…

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SA trio line up in U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst

PINEHURST, North Carolina (12 August 2019) – A trio of South Africans made the 312-strong player field that takes to the No 2 and No 4 courses today for the 36-hole stroke play qualifier of the U.S. Amateur Championship at Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina. GolfRSA National Squad member and 2018 Amateur champion Jovan Rebula…

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De Beer drives to new heights

7 August 2019 – The sun has risen dramatically over Kyle de Beer’s golf career in the last 12 months and his emergent dominance was punctuated by a seven-shot stroke victory in the Border Stroke Play in July that shot the Port Elizabeth golfer to fourth in the GolfRSA Open Amateur Rankings. A little digging into…

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Premlall leads South African charge in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland (18 June 2019) – Edenvale teenager Yurav Premlall celebrated his 16th birthday with a share of fifth in the first round of the stroke play qualifying in the 124th Amateur Championship in Ireland on Monday. A total of 288 players from 37 countries started the 36-hole qualifier at the Portmarnock and The Island…

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GolfRSA rising stars relish international challenges

11 June 2019 – Caitlyn Macnab and Kiera Floyd hope to extend their winning form with success in the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup in Japan from 18-21 June, while fellow Ekurhuleni golfer Jayden Schaper will lead an eight-strong GolfRSA National Squad at the Amateur Championship in Ireland next week. Macnab and Floyd will depart…

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Delighted SA duo signs off at St Andrews

ST ANDREWS, Scotland (9 June 2019) – Southern Cape junior Martin Vorster tied for seventh in the St Andrews Links Trophy, while GolfRSA National Squad team-mate Luca Filippi from Western Province grabbed a share of 23rd at the Old Course in Scotland in Sunday. Vorster has been in imperious form this season, adding to victories…

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GolfRSA talents primed Home of Golf

ST ANDREWS, Scotland (6 June 2019) – South Africa’s leading amateur Jayden Schaper will spearhead 12-strong group of local talents when the St Andrews Trophy gets underway at the Home of Golf in Scotland on Friday. Rated one of the strongest amateur tournaments in the world by the R&A World Amateur Golf Rankings, the 2019…

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Magnificent double for Mpumalanga at Maccauvlei

5 June 2019 – Eight months after they won promotion in the 58th SA Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship, Mpumalanga B went the distance at Maccauvlei Golf Club with a dominant performance to win the Challenge Trophy at the SA Women’s 72-Hole Teams Championship in wire-to-wire style. Danielle Bekker and Nicole Schoeman carded rounds of 158, 155, 158…

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GolfRSA’s Vorster conquers County Louth for Irish win

DROGHEDA, Ireland (3 June 2019) – Martin Vorster made it back-to-back victories for the GolfRSA National Squad when he coasted to a four-shot triumph in the East of Ireland Amateur Open Championship on Monday. The Mossel Bay junior became the second successive South African teenager – and only the second foreign champion – in the 78-year…

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GolfRSA quartet through to Irish final

DROGHEDA, Ireland (2 June 2019) – GolfRSA National Squad juniors Martin Vorster, Casey Jarvis, Yurav Premlall and Jordon Duminy survived a baptism of fire at the Baltray Links in Ireland to make the 36-hole final in the East of Ireland Amateur Open Championship on Sunday. Vorster from Southern Cape and Ekurhuleni’s Jarvis both carded one-over-par rounds…

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De Beer drives to top five in Brabazon Trophy

LEEDS, England (2 June 2019) – Eastern Province golfer Kyle de Beer sealed a top five finish in the Brabazon Trophy, while GolfRSA National Squad member Wilco Nienaber closed out a top 30 finish in the English Men’s Open Amateur Championship on Sunday. After earlier rounds of 75 and 71, De Beer surged into the…

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