New SAGA Office Bearers welcomed

26 April 2022 – Henk Smith was officially elected as the President of the South African Golf Association (SAGA) at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting held at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Sunday, 24 April. Smith took the reins as Acting President during August last year after the unexpected passing of former President…

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Celebrating the 2022 SA Senior IPT champions

12 April 2022 – The 2022 SA Senior Inter-Provincial had all the ingredients of a Hollywood blockbuster – weather issues, matches going down to the wire, victory and promotion battles perched on a knife’s edge – but in the end, Central Gauteng, Free State, Southern Cape and Ekurhuleni were crowned the victors. The first curveball…

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Teams revealed for inaugural GolfRSA Coastal vs Inland Challenge

Golf RSA | Teams revealed for inaugural GolfRSA Coastal vs Inland Challenge

2 November 2021 – Excitement is building for the inaugural GolfRSA Coastal vs Inland Challenge with the announcement of the two teams that will go head-to-head in the Eastern Cape next month. Adopting a Ryder Cup-style format, the two teams – comprising the top four available Mid-Amateur and Senior golfers from each region – will…

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Lyall the Lionheart seals dream victory at Glendower

Golf RSA | Lyall McNeill | Lyall the Lionheart seals dream victory at Glendower

22 October 2021 – Lyall McNeill carded the low round of the day to win the 2021 South African Senior Amateur Championship on debut at Glendower Golf Club on Friday. The KwaZulu-Natal golfer posted a closing two-under-par 70 to finish at level for the tournament. He was pushed all the way by American Tom Sweigart,…

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Watson hunting sweet double at Glendower

Golf RSA | Graeme Watson | Watson hunting sweet double at Glendower

21 October 2021 – Former SA Mid-Amateur champion Graeme Watson will vie for the unique double after a classy second round performance moved the Ebotse senior within striking distance of the SA Senior Amateur Championship leaders on Thursday. KwaZulu-Natal’s Lyall McNeill and Tom Sweigart from Qatar mastered the tougher conditions at Glendower Golf Club on…

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Homies lays marker for unique SA Amateur Triple

Golf RSA | Neil Homann | Homies lays marker for unique SA Amateur Triple

20 October 2021 – Neil Homann put his bid for a unique South African amateur triple into motion when he raced into the lead of the SA Senior Amateur Championship on Wednesday. The 51-year-old Bryanston golfer fired a two-under-par 70 in the opening round at Glendower Golf Club and was the only player in the…

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Double delight for Western Province Seniors in Stellenbosch

Golf RSA | Double delight for Western Province Seniors in Stellenbosch

24 April 2021 – The Western Province Senior force produced an extra-ordinary effort on the final day of the 2021 SA Senior A-Division Inter-Provincial to power their way to double victory at Stellenbosch Golf Club on Friday. SENIORS Western Province had gunned to the top of the log on 10 points with two convincing 7…

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North West and Boland celebrate success at Erinvale

Golf RSA | North West and Boland celebrate success at Erinvale

22 April 2021 – North West turned the tables on Ekurhuleni to clinch the promotion battle while Boland celebrated an uncontested victory in the Super Senior Division in the 2021 SA Senior B-Division Inter-Provincial at Erinvale Golf Club on Friday. SENIORS North West proved once again proved that the die isn’t cast until the final…

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North and South tussle on the cards in Stellenbosch

Golf RSA | North and South tussle on the cards in Stellenbosch

22 April 2019 – If Western Province pulls out all the stops, they could deny Central Gauteng a 5th successive victory, but the Super Senior Lions are already in prime position ahead of Friday’s final round of the 2021 SA Senior A-Division Inter-Provincial at Stellenbosch Golf Club. SENIORS Western Province gunned to the summit with…

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Ekurhuleni with a slight edge at Erinvale

Golf RSA | Ekurhuleni with a slight edge at Erinvale

SOMERSET WEST, 22 April 2021 – Ekurhuleni will hope to ride their slight advantage to success in Friday’s final round, while the Super Senior battle for glory will do down to the wire in the 2021 SA Senior B-Division Inter-Provincial at Erinvale Golf Club. SENIORS Ekurhuleni regained the number one spot in the standings with…

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Boland double up as Lions take control in Stellenbosch

Golf RSA | Boland double up as Lions take control in Stellenbosch

20 April 2019 – Boland scored two convincing victories in the A-Division, and Western Province’s Super Seniors roared to a clean sweep, but it’s Central Gauteng who took control of the 2021 SA Senior A-Division Inter-Provincial after two rounds at Stellenbosch Golf Club. SENIORS KwaZulu-Natal held Central Gauteng to a 4-all draw, but Lions kept…

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Ties the order of the day in B-Division tussles at Erinvale

Golf RSA | Ties the order of the day in B-Division tussles at Erinvale

21 April 2021 – Mpumalanga and Free State rule the roost in the 2021 SA Senior B-Division Inter-Provincial, while Boland and Eastern Province are deadlocked for the lead in the Super Senior Division at the end of day two action at Erinvale Golf Club. SENIORS Although the four teams in action in Wednesday’s second round…

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Ekurhuleni and Boland with early advantage at Erinvale

Golf RSA | Ekurhuleni and Boland with early advantage at Erinvale

20 April 2019 – Ekurhuleni flexed their muscles on the opening day of the 2021 SA Senior B-Division Inter-Provincial as Boland opened their Super Seniors campaign with a clean sweep at Erinvale Golf Club on Tuesday. SENIORS GolfRSA adopted a Single Medal Match Play format to facilitate the Senior and Super Senior A- & B-Division…

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Lions signal early intent in Stellenbosch

Golf RSA | Lions signal early intent in Stellenbosch

20 April 2019 – Defending champions Central Gauteng started the 2021 SA Senior A-Division Inter-Provincial with a bang, while KwaZulu-Natal and Western Province reignited their rivalry in the Super Seniors division on day one at Stellenbosch Golf Club. SENIORS GolfRSA adopted a Single Medal Match Play format to facilitate the Senior and Super Senior A-…

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GolfRSA salutes Phillip Viljoen

Golf RSA | GolfRSA salutes Phillip Viljoen

30 July 2020 – It is with great sadness that we mourn the unexpected passing of Phillip Viljoen early this morning. “Phillip was a feisty competitor and a passionate golfer and he will be sorely missed by the golfing fraternity,” said Grant Hepburn, CEO of GolfRSA. “We had the pleasure of working with Phillip on…

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Coronavirus / COVID 19 Update – Cancellation of National Tournaments

Golf RSA | Coronavirus / COVID 19 Update - Cancellation of National Tournaments

MEMORANDUM   Re: Coronavirus Update – Cancellation of National Tournaments To: SAGA Unions, WGSA Unions & SAGA NEC Members From: South African Golf Association President Naadir Agherdien and Womens Golf South Africa President Sally Greasley Date: 16 March 2020   To SAGA and WGSA Constituents With due consideration of the National Disaster pronounced by State President Cyril…

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Cool-hand Kingston closes out SA Senior Open victory

Golf RSA | Cool-hand Kingston closes out SA Senior Open victory

25 October 2019 – James Kingston became a two-time SA national champion after winning the SA Senior Open, hosted by Bitou Municipality, in emphatic style with a birdie finish at Plettenberg Bay Country Club on Friday. The 2007 SA Open winner celebrated his 19th victory and maiden senior win on seven-under-par 281, sealing a nine-shot…

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Kingston on brink of SA Senior Open history

Golf RSA | Kingston on brink of SA Senior Open history

24 October 2019 – James Kingston continued his love affair with Plettenberg Bay Country Club on moving day to open up a commanding lead as he targets his first victory in the SA Senior Open, hosted by Bitou Municipality. In a career spanning 31 years, Kingston’s trophy case in Potchefstroom is packed with silverware from…

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Kingston forges four shots clear at SA Senior Open

Golf RSA | Kingston forges four shots clear at SA Senior Open

23 October 2019 – James Kingston is on course for an elusive national double after taking a commanding lead in the second round of the prestigious SA Senior Open hosted by Bitou Municipality on Wednesday. The 2007 South African Open champion fired three birdies on the bounce over the last three holes at Plettenberg Bay…

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Botes goes low for SA Senior Open lead

Golf RSA | Botes goes low for SA Senior Open lead

22 October 2019 – Mark McNulty’s bid for a SA Senior Open hat-trick took a hit as AP Botes fired two eagles on the way to a three-shot lead at Plettenberg Bay Country Club on Tuesday. A gusting 33 km per hour easterly wind kept the 72-strong field on their toes, and Botes was one…

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