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Introducing SA Rising Star Kiera Floyd

Ekurhuleni golfer Kiera Floyd made junior golf history when she beat a predominantly male field at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club with a seven-under 65 at the East Course to become the first female champion on the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series last year. Just 13 at the time, the Ebotse junior was equally…

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Moodley exits All-India Ladies Amateur

KOLKATA, India (1 December 2018) – Kaiyuree Moodley’s bid to make it two in a row for South Africa in the IGU All-India Ladies Amateur Championship was thwarted by top ranked Indian golfer Jahanvi Bakshi, who beat the Gauteng rising star 2-up in a tightly-fought semi-final at the Tollygunge Club golf course on Saturday. Having…

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Joy and heartache for SA Juniors in India

KOLKATA, India (30 November 2018) – One of the two South African juniors competing in the 2018 IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship will start Saturday’s semi-final round at the Tollygunge Club golf course in India, but the spot came at a heavy cost. Kaiyuree Moodley and Kaylah Williams advanced to the quarter-finals, but had…

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Mweli goes wire-to-wire at Magalies Park

Thembelani Mweli held off final-round challenges from Usher Manel and Sandile Shange to claim a two-point victory in the 2018 Canon SA Deaf Junior Interprovincial at Magalies Park Golf Club (GC) on Thursday. Mweli had been the man to beat throughout the event, having held sole possession of the lead over the first two days,…

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Solid exhibit by SA duo in All India Champs

KOLKATA, India (29 November 2018) – Kaiyuree Moodley and Kaylah Williams both rallied brilliantly to cross the first hurdle in the match play stage of the 2018 IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship at the Tollygunge Club golf course in India on Thursday. South Africa’s third ranked Williams defeated Chitrangada Singh from West Bengal 5…

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GolfRSA pair through to All India Match Play

KOLKATA, India (28 November 2018) – GolfRSA juniors Kaiyuree Moodley and Kaylah Williams comfortably qualified for the Match Play Stage of the IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship in India on Wednesday. Moodley from Gauteng tied for 11th with successive rounds of 77, and Williams from Western Province carded rounds of 80 and 79 to…

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Solid start for GolfRSA pair at All India Amateur

KOLKATA, India (27 November 2018) – South African Youth Olympian Kaiyuree Moodley cracked the top 10 at the IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship, while GolfRSA Elite Squad member Kaylah Williams rallied for a top 16 finish in Tuesday’s first round in Kolkata, India. Moodley opened with 77 at the par-70 Tollygunge Club golf course…

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Moodley and Williams set for Indian action

KOLKOTA, India (26 November 2018) – Youth Olympian Kaiyuree Moodley and South Africa’s number three ranked Kaylah Williams will be flying the flag for South Africa in the IGU West Bengal Ladies and Junior Girls Golf Championship in India this week. The event was formerly known as the All India Ladies Amateur Championship and won…

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Macnab and Lessingh crowned ultimate Champions

Division prize winners

EDENGLEN, 14 November 2018 – Ekurhuleni’s Caitlyn Macnab fired a second-round of 68 to successfully defend her Ladies A-Division title, while Mpumalanga’s Ru-Jean Lessingh matched her score to take the Men’s A Division title in the GolfRSA Champion of Champions event at Glendower Golf Club on Tuesday. The tournament pitted the country’s top club champions…

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Lessing, Galletti take pole in Champion of Champions

Lessing, Galletti take pole in Champion of Champions

EDENGLEN, 12 November 12018 – Mpumalanga’s Ru-Jean Lessingh and Central Gauteng’s Eleanora Galletti are in pole position to win the men’s and ladies’ Champion of Champions titles respectively. Lessingh,  a +2.9 handicapper who is the club champion at Walker Palk, takes a two-stroke lead into the final round after shooting a 1-under-ar 71 at Glendower…

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Champions Gather for Grand Finale

Champions Gather for Grand Finale

South Africa’s best club champions, across multiple divisions, will gather this week at Glendower Golf Club to determine who the ultimate Champion of Champions will be. Players who have qualified for the National Final – played over 36 holes – will have won their club championship, followed by a victory in the regional finals. Their…

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Magnificent SA Mid-Am maiden for Vryheid’s Smit

Magnificent SA Mid-Am maiden for Vryheid’s Smit

KRUGERSDORP, 7 November 2018 – KwaZulu-Natal golfer Liezl Smit sealed a sensational maiden victory in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship when she held her nerve to win by five shots from defending champion Sandra Winter in wire-to-wire style on Wednesday. Making her debut on the mid-amateur circuit after an 11-year break from competitive golf,…

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Former champs in pursuit at SA Women’s Mid-Am

Former champs in pursuit at SA Women’s Mid-Am

KRUGERSDORP, 6 November 2018 – Former champions Vanessa Smith and Sandra Winter will have to pull out all the stops in Wednesday’s final round if either player hopes to extend their winning record in the SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. Liezl Smit set the first round target with a four-over 76 at Krugersdorp Golf Club. She…

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KZN’s Smit takes early control at SA Mid-Am

KZN’s Smit takes early control at SA Mid-Am

KRUGERSDORP, 5 November 2018 – “New” kid on the block Liezl Smit from KwaZulu-Natal upstaged the country’s leading golfers to take the first round lead of SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship on Monday. The Vryheid golfer carded a four-over-par 76 at Krugersdorp Golf Club to open up a three shot lead over two-time former champion Vanessa…

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Winter eyes fifth SA Mid-Am title in Krugersdorp

Winter eyes fifth SA Mid-Am title in Krugersdorp

KRUGERSDORP, 4 November 2018 – Twelve months ago Southern Cape’s Sandra Winter sparkled brighter than Kimberley’s famous Star of South Africa when she won the SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship title for a record fourth time. Having played the course blind after a nine hour car-trip from George, the Southern Cape golfer took command from the…

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GolfRSA launches Rules of Golf for 2019 seminars

GolfRSA launches Rules of Golf for 2019 seminars

GolfRSA hosted its first R&A Rules Seminar for 2019 at King David Mowbray Golf Club from 18-19 October. The course was presented by Conor Finlay from the R&A’s Governance Department and GolfRSA Manager: Operations, Rules and Training Neil Homann, with South African rules officials Rita Heroldt and Helénè Marais assisting. “With the changes to the…

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Global consensus for golf in race to tackle physical inactivity

Global consensus for golf in race to tackle physical inactivity

17 October 2018 – A global consensus among leaders in public health, public policy and sport backs golf in the race to tackle physical inactivity and the prevention of a range of non-communicable disease (NCD) including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer of the breast and colon. Evidence linking golf and health, commissioned by the…

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SA juniors cherish Olympic experience

SA juniors cherish Olympic experience

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (12 October 2018) – They didn’t come close to the goals they had set for themselves, but despite a disappointing start in Buenos Aires, GolfRSA Cole Stevens and Kaiyuree Moodley were excited about the experience gained in the Individual Golf Competition at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Argentina. While Australians Karl Vilips…

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Mixed results for SA pair in Argentina

Mixed results for SA pair in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (11 October 2018) – GolfRSA National Squad player Cole Stevens made significant strides in the second round of the golf competition at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires on Wednesday. Stevens was tied for 20th after an opening five-over-par 75 and six strokes behind the trio of juniors leading the 32-strong…

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SA Juniors off to solid start in Youth Olympics

SA Juniors off to solid start in Youth Olympics

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (10 October 2018) – South Africa’s junior pair made a good start in the golf competition at the 2018 Youth Olympics with Kaiyuree Moodley finishing in the top 15 and Cole Stevens grabbing a share of 20th in Buenos Aires on Tuesday. Alessia Nobilo from Italy fired a two-under-par 68 to open…

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