11 January 2020 – Not since Ernie Els in 1989 has an amateur finished in the top six of the world’s second oldest championship, but 18-year-old Jayden Schaper did just that on Sunday in the South African Open, hosted by the City of Joburg, at Randpark Golf Club. Paired with defending champion Louis Oosthuizen over…

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12 January 2019 – South Africa’s Branden Grace carded an incredible final round nine-under 62 to win the South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg at Randpark Golf Club on Sunday. Not only was it an amazing way to win his national Open, it was the lowest closing round to win an SA…

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11 January 2020 – Denis Hutchinson’s immense contribution to golf will be celebrated through a new tournament in his honour and in partnership with the Sunshine Tour, PGA of South Africa, GolfRSA and the South African Golf Association (SAGA). The Denis Hutchinson Challenge Trophy will be played at Hutchinson’s home course of Royal Johannesburg and…

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JOHANNESBURG, 11 January 2020 – Amateur Jayden Schaper is relishing the crowd support at the SA Open hosted by City of Joburg, and with a solid third-round two-under 69 to move to 12-under in the third round, he will be using that atmosphere as he chases a unique piece of history at Randpark Golf Club…

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11 January 2020 – SA’s Louis Oosthuizen is poised to defend his South African Open title after a bogey-free seven-under 64 netted him a one stroke lead on 15-under in the third round at Randpark Golf Club on Saturday. Lurking a stroke adrift is England’s Marcus Armitage, and two behind is SA’s Jaco Ahlers on…

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10 January 2019 – History beckons at Randpark Golf Club this weekend for the final two rounds of the R17,5-million South African Open, hosted by the City of Joburg. It has been 61 long years since an amateur won the world’s second oldest title, and that honour belonged to Denis Hutchinson way back in 1959.…

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JOHANNESBURG, 9 January 2020 – His GolfRSA National Squad team-mates dubbed him ‘Clutch’ when he won the Junior Players Championship last year, but super-cool Jayden Schaper earned a new nick-name in the press centre on day one of the South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Joburg. His uncanny ability to hit a…

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Dreams do come true….just ask Gauteng pair Kieron van Wyk and Merrick van As, who pushed the amateur tally in the 2020 South African Open Championship to a record 11 when they booked their berths in Monday’s qualifiers. “I’m still pinching myself,” said elated GolfRSA National Squad member Van Wyk after he shared top honours…

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Hailing from a small town in the Western Cape, Robertson-born Jacquin Hess has one thing on his mind at Randpark Golf Club this week – and that’s lifting the second oldest trophy in golf. The South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Joburg, begins on Thursday and the South African Golf Development Board…

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Former SA Open champion Brandon Stone paid the greenkeeping staff at Randpark Golf Club the highest possible compliment when he called the fairways of the Firethorn and Bushwillow Courses the best he’s seen anywhere in the last few years. “They’re so perfect that you even feel guilty about taking a divot,” the 26-year-old said with…

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Every Randpark member knows there are eight par-fives – four on each of the Firethorn and Bushwillow courses – but for the professionals playing in this week’s South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg there are effectively no par-fives. How so? “Well, it’s just that most of the guys can hit every par-five…

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Dr Andrew Mlangeni remembers the day during the 26 years and four months that he was incarcerated on Robben Island when he found three golf balls that gave him hope. Three golf balls, hidden away in the long grass of a field he and his fellow political prisoners were clearing on the island. When he…

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Louis Oosthuizen heads to Randpark Golf Club this week as the defending champion and the new Player Host of the South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg, and which this year is a true showcase of the brightest stars of the current and future generations of South African golf. Oosthuizen joined an exclusive…

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23 December 2019 – As we stare down the end of 2019, I’d like to take the opportunity to wish all our club golfers the happiest of Festive Seasons. For many, 2019 has been a year filled with difficult challenges and I do hope that you are able to take some time off over the…

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23 December 2019 – Sixteen-year-old prodigy Yurav Premlall will make his second appearance in the South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Joburg, when he joins seven fellow GolfRSA National Squad members at Randpark Golf Club from 9 – 12 January. Premlall will be teeing it up with South Africa’s leading amateur Jayden…

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16 December 2019 – What started as one man’s dream to take the game to the people at grass-roots level has grown and blossomed and this year, the South African Golf Development Board proudly celebrates 20 years of growing golf in South Africa. “The South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) was founded by our patron,…

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15 December 2019 – Four of the country’s five Junior Presidents Cup representatives and three new junior caps will be representing South Africa in the fifth African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at the magnificent Leopard Creek from 3-6 February 2020. South Africa’s number one ranked amateur Jayden Schaper teed it up in the Junior Presidents…

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25 November 2018 – The South African Open Championship has always enjoyed a rich history of amateur participation and the 2020 tournament at Randpark Golf Club from 9-12 January will once again feature six of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents. “Jayden Schaper, our current number one, will spearhead the challenge at Randpark alongside Casey…

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10 November 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas continued South Africa’s success story on the international golfing stage with a superb performance in the highly-rated Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship in Texas. Martin Vorster from Southern Cape, Western Province’s Sam Simpson and Gauteng pair Zethu Myeki and Symone Henriques combined for an impressive ninth place finish…

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10 November 2019 – South Africa’s Luca Filippi and Kyle de Beer both signed off with top 20 finishes in the Argentina Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Saturday. Just a fews days after the GolfRSA Proteas claimed a top four finish in the team competition at the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup to keep South Africa’s…

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