Leopard Creek prepares to host inaugural Africa Amateur Championship

14 February 2024 – The first ever playing of the Africa Amateur Championship will feature 72 of the continent’s most promising elite men’s amateur golfers when it is held at the prestigious Leopard Creek Country Club from 21-24 February. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Kruger National Park, the inaugural championship will provide a world-class…

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Raad, Sakota reign supreme in the SA Women’s Amateur

12 February 2024 – Golf prodigy Gia Raad put on a masterful display at magnificent Modderfontein Golf Club to walk away with the most prestigious title in South African amateur women’s golf while Paola Sakota celebrated her first national success in the Flight Division this February. In a battle of teens, 16-year-old Central Gauteng junior…

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Double SA Amateur delight for Van Kan

6 February 2024 – Twelve months after her resounding 11 & 10 victory in the SA Women’s Amateur Championship, Kyra van Kan achieved the double with a wire-to-wire six-shot triumph in the SA Women’s Stroke Play Championship at Modderfontein Golf Club. It was a win that was just as emphatic as her match play triumph…

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Proteas shine in 2023 Eisenhower Trophy in Abu Dhabi

11 November 2023 – Christo Lamprecht, Christiaan Maas and Altin van der Merwe added to South Africa’s terrific sporting success with an outstanding performance in the 33rd World Amateur Team Championships in Abu Dhabi. The GolfRSA National Squad trio combined for rounds of 139, 138, 138 and 139 at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club to close…

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Welcome to golf, T-20 style!

15 October 2023 – GolfRSA will be launching the popular GolfSixes League at golf clubs across South Africa in 2024, but the shorter, fun and fast-paced version aimed at drawing beginners to the game is already drawing a huge fan club. “So far, nearly 50 youngsters attended our activation days at Modderfontein Golf Club and…

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Lions soar to the summit in premier IPT’s

11 October 2023 – What a fortnight for Central Gauteng, with the men’s team sweeping to an unchallenged victory in the SA Inter-Provincial Tournament at East London Golf Club in late September, and the women’s side following suit in the SA Women’s Inter-Provincial Tournament at Umhlali Country Club in early October. Seven years after their…

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Macnab cracks WAGR Top 20

5 October 2023 – South Africa’s leading women’s amateur Caitlyn Macnab climbed to a career-high 18th in the official World Amateur Golf Ranking at the end of September following her second individual collegiate win and first victory with the Ole Miss Women’s Golf Team. Following a stellar career on the GolfRSA amateur circuit and her…

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GolfRSA celebrates five Momentum gsport Awards finalists in 2023

22 August 2023 – Major winner Ashleigh Buhai, reigning SA Women’s Amateur champion Kyra van Kan, World Blind Championship winner Charlene Pienaar, former Womens Golf South Africa President Sarah Braude and GolfRSA made it quintet of finalists for golf on the 2023 Momentum gsport Awards shortlist. The list of 60 finalists across 20 categories was…

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GolfRSA introduces THE GOLF MAG!

We are very excited to welcome you to THE GOLF MAG – our super cool, fully digital golf magazine with a distinctly South African angle! Enjoy navigating the pages and exploring the video links on ANY of your devices as we shine the spotlight on our homegrown talents and industry partners, give you some awesome…

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Macnab, Mistry and Streicher named for 2023 WATC

13 August 2023 – GolfRSA is delighted to announce that the country’s three top-ranked amateurs Caitlyn Macnab, Kajal Mistry and Megan Streicher will represent South Africa in the 2023 World Amateur Team Championships in Abu Dhabi in October. “Congratulations to Caitlyn, Kajal and Megan on their well-deserved selection,” said Womens Golf South Africa President and…

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GolfRSA quartet primed for R&A Girls Amateur

11 August 2023 – GolfRSA National Squad quartet Kesha Louw, Jasmine Furstenburg, Gia Raad and Olivia Wood are primed to fly the flag for South African in the 94th edition of the prestigious R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship from 15-20 August in Yorkshire, England. While Raad has been campaigning in Britain for the last three weeks,…

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A feast of first-time winners

31 July 2023 – One of GolfRSA’s primary objectives is to promote junior golf development by providing a strong national competitive platform where our rising talents can gain experience, improve their skills and test themselves at the highest level. The recent June | July holidays were jam-packed with national events and what a treat to see…

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English Glory for GolfRSA’s Gia

Just a fortnight after her first national breakthrough in the Nomads SA Girls Championship on home soil, 16-year-old Johannesburg golfer Gia Raad celebrated her first international triumph in the 2023 English Girls’ Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The GolfRSA National Squad member fired two eagles on her way to a final round 68 at The…

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R&A launches African Amateur at Leopard Creek

19 July 2023 – The first African Amateur Championship will be played at Leopard Creek, South Africa from 21-24 February 2024. The championship will feature 72 men from the African region competing in a 72-hole stroke play format with the winner receiving an exemption in The 152nd Open at Royal Troon. An invitational event for…

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GolfRSA launches the Caddie Handicap Initiative

30 June 2023 – GolfRSA is delighted to announce its collaboration with Handicaps Network Africa (HNA) for the Caddie Handicap Initiative. This exciting development in the HNA system will enable golf clubs to register their caddies as they would new handicap members, granting them an official handicap index on the World Handicap System (WHS) at…

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Golfsixes hits South African shores

3 July 2023 – Welcome to golf…T20 style! GolfRSA is excited to announce that the popular GolfSixes League – golf’s game-changer in Britain, Ireland and Continental Europe – launched in South Africa and will be rolled out at golf clubs across the country. “GolfSixes League has revolutionised golf in every country that has embraced the…

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Andrew and De Wet take the helm at WGSA

29 May 2023 – Susan Andrew from Ekurhuleni and Gauteng North Golf’s Madeleine de Wet were elected as the new office bearers for Womens Golf South Africa at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on 21 May at the Paarl Golf Club. Succeeding the outgoing President Sarah Braude, with whom she served as Vice-President for the…

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GolfRSA salutes Joan Herbert

2 May 2023 – It is with enormous sadness that we learned of the passing of one of South African golf’s great servants, Joan Herbert. On behalf of GolfRSA and Ekurhuleni Golf Union and all our members, we extend our deepest condolences to Darryl, their children, grandchildren, family and friends. We will miss Joan’s smile,…

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SA quartet selected for Indonesian challenge

30 April 2023 – GolfRSA has selected four rising stars to fly the flag for South Africa in the 2023 Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World Championship in Indonesia at the end of May. GolfRSA National Squad pair Kyra van Kan and Lisa Coetzer will compete in the Girls Division, while South African Golf Development Board duo…

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Draw Procedure: 2023 GolfRSA Race to The R&A 9 Hole Challenge

29 April 2023 – Excitement is mounting as we draw closer to cut-off date of the 2023 GolfRSA Race to The R&A 9 Hole Challenge at Royal Liverpool ahead of the 151st Open Championship this July! GolfRSA is delighted to announce the draw procedure that will determine who the two lucky winners are who will…

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