18 September 2020 – Like most countries in the world, the golf industry in South Africa is slowly recovering from the impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic, but as they say, every cloud has a silver lining and in this case, the PGA of South Africa received exciting news for three women looking to start…

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September 2020 – There was no sign of lockdown blues as GolfRSA rising star Megan Streicher sprinted to the winner’s circle in the third event on this year’s Bridge Fund Manager Junior Series on Sunday. Last year the Swellendam junior upstaged the boys to win the Individual Competition in the SA High Schools Championship and,…

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4 September 2020 – Celebrated sport celebrities, eminent artists and generous benefactors have once again opened their hearts to help GolfRSA continue to provide relief for the South African golf industry’s caddies and casual workers most severely impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. “Our first auction was hugely successful, so we have partnered once again…

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Zara le Keur never really considered golf as a career option. In fact, the closest the she got to the game was hitting golf balls at the driving range with her dad Wayne. However, a chance meeting with teaching professional Kurt Stripp at the Momentum Driving Range in 2017, changed her life. Just a year…

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10 August 2020 – Sarah Braude took the helm at Womens Golf South Africa at the end of April, shortly after the South African government issued the Alert Level 5 hard lockdown due to the international Covid-19 pandemic. In the ensuing months, Braude not only guided women’s amateur golf with great skill, but her expertise as…

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10 August – South Africa’s top ranked Caitlyn Macnab has been making her mark in the South African golfing landscape over the last 18 months and deservedly, the 18-year-old recently made the shortlist of finalists in the 2020 Momentum gsport Awards. Only a handful of women have won Womens Golf South Africa’s flagship events in…

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10 August 2020 – Di Dyason wrote her name in the South African golfing history annals when she became the first elected female Club Captain in the 109 year history of Irene Country Club in August. The Pretoria-based club has been leading the way in transformation, by actively promoting and embracing necessary change in the…

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9 August 2020 – South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer enjoyed a great run in the 120th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship before her maiden bid for glory was thwarted by world number 9 Rose Zhang in Saturday’s quarter-finals. In her first competitive outing since she won her second collegiate title in the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in March, Telfer fired…

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6 August 2020 – American Rachel Heck walked away with the medallist honours, but it was South Africa’s Kajal Mistry who produced the fireworks in the final round of the stroke play qualifier for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship on Wednesday. Demonstrating the same grit and determination that earned her the rare double in the…

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3 August 2020 – Two of South Africa’s top ranked amateurs are making their debut in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship in Maryland today. Kaleigh Telfer – the country’s highest ranked amateur on the world rankings – and Kajal Mistry both qualified for the prestigious event at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, where the typical…

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1 August 2020 – GolfRSA is delighted to announce that Womens Golf South Africa President Sarah Braude and GolfRSA’s top ranked Caitlyn Macnab both made the short-list of finalists for the 2020 Momentum gsport awards. This year marks the 15th edition of the longest-running women’s sports awards in South Africa, which honour South African athletes…

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GOLFRSA STATEMENT Announcement on the return to Golf 12 June 2020 GolfRSA and the Golf bodies welcome the efforts of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture that have allowed for the safe return of Golf. The Golf bodies wish to thank the Minister, Director General and their team of staff for their commitment to…

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GolfRSA STATEMENT 8 June 2020 GolfRSA has today received an official reprimand from the Ministry of Sports, Arts and Culture following certain golf estates and facilities opening up for golf last week and this past weekend. According to the official letter from the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, “the opening of these facilities is…

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GOLFRSA STATEMENT – RETURN TO GOLF 5 June 2020 A decision by government on Golf’s return and the timing of this return was made early in the week. GolfRSA’s delegation that presented the initial proposal on 30th April for the return of golf was commended by the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture for the…

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GOLFRSA STATEMENT GolfRSA reaction to High Court Ruling 4 June 2020 – In light of the Gauteng High Court Ruling that declared the country’s Alert Levels 3 and 4 lockdown regulations unconstitutional and invalid, GolfRSA in conjunction with all the golf bodies, is taking action and legal advice to ascertain the repercussions the ruling holds in terms…

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31 MAY 2020 GolfRSA continued discussions today at the highest level of government regarding the re-opening of golf at Alert Level 3. “We had a very positive meeting this morning with a key representative of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture,” said GolfRSA CEO Grant Hepburn. “Please rest assured that the overriding priority of…

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30 MAY 2020 Following the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture’s briefing this morning, GolfRSA on behalf of all South African golf bodies, would like to go on record in expressing our disappointment around the continued uncertainty in terms of where the return of golf stands at Alert Level 3. There are sufficient examples globally…

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CAPE TOWN, 30 May 2020 – GolfRSA is once again stepping in to assist the struggling golf industry with the announcement that it will cover the annual subscription costs of the HealthDocs App for all golf clubs throughout the country. The App, an easy-to-use employee and customer monitoring solution, is aimed at helping organisations such…

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29 May 2020 Further to the regulations in respect of Alert Level 3 announced on Thursday, 28 May 2020, we would like to address the concerns of the entire golf industry. The vague nature of the regulations has led to different interpretations and was fuelled by misleading information in the media. In a video conference…

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29 May 2020  South African sports federations highlight the importance of the safe return of sports Financial survival of various sports federations remains uncertain Following the recent announcement regarding the regulations governing Alert level 3, the financial survival of many sports in South Africa remain uncertain. According to the latest guidelines released by government, professional…

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