GolfRSA celebrates three Momentum gsport Awards finalists in 2021

3 August 2021 – South Africa’s No 1-ranked Caitlyn Macnab, media manager Lali Stander and the federation itself made it a hat trick of finalists for GolfRSA in the 16th Momentum gsport Awards. The Momentum gSport Awards is Africa’s longest running women’s sport recognition awards and is endorsed by the Department of Sport, Arts and…

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GolfRSA announces nationwide Training Program

5 July 2021 – GolfRSA is excited to announce the nationwide launch of our GolfRSA Training Program. “We are really excited to launch the nationwide training program, supported by funding from the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, and powered by The Club Management Association of Southern Africa (CMASA),” said GolfRSA Chief Executive Officer Grant…

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Buhai joins Higgo and Bez at 2021 Tokyo Olympics

3 July 2021 – South Africa’s top-ranked player Ashleigh Buhai will be representing South Africa in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics after she qualified 33rd on the International Golf Federation list. Buhai will join the two South African men in the golf competition, Garrick Higgo and Christiaan Bezuidenhout, also named by the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee on Saturday.…

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Statement from GolfRSA: Adjusted Alert Level 4 status update

28 June 2021 – Further to the Regulations of the Disaster Management Act in respect of the Adjusted Alert Level 4, as gazetted on Sunday, 27 June 2021, we would like to address the contents thereof as it pertains to golf and to reiterate our confidence in the GolfRSA Risk Mitigation Guidelines in place for…

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SA’s top amateur Macnab comes of age in France

8 June 2021 – Even after her brilliant run on the Sunshine Ladies Tour, there were still some who questioned Caitlyn Macnab’s ability beyond South African borders. The country’s leading amateur silenced those critics with a top 20 finish in France this past weekend. In her five starts on Africa’s premier women’s professional circuit, Macnab…

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Sign up for GolfRSA’s Level 2 Rules course in your area

GolfRSA is once again facilitating a series of two-day R&A Level 2 Rules Seminars in order to educate and certify (Level 2) those involved in golf administration. The seminars will take place across the country, are open to the public and conclude with Rules Level 2 examinations. It is important that all golfers, golf administrators,…

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Momentous wins for Western Province and Border at Kingswood

7 June 2021 – Kaylah Williams, Isabella van Rooyen and Bobbi Brown ended an 18-year winning drought for Western Province, while Border’s Demi Flanagan, Kesha Louw & Lisakhanya Payiya clinched the promotion battle in the 2021 WGSA 72-Hole Team Championship at Kingswood Golf Estate in May. The Western Province trio was simply superior as they…

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GolfRSA salute Norma Potgieter and Neale Kunhardt

It as with enormous sadness that we learned of the passing of two of South African golf’s greatest servants, Norma Potgieter and Neale Kunhardt. On behalf of GolfRSA, Womens Golf South Africa (WGSA) and the South African Golf Association (SAGA) and all our members we extend our deepest condolences to their families – our thoughts…

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Telfer’s eagle putt sends Auburn to NCAA Championship

13 May 2021 – Kaleigh Telfer called three shots: a powerful drive, a 5-iron to the green and an 18-foot eagle putt on the 503-yard, par-5 ninth hole Wednesday at the Louisville Regional to advance No. 9 Auburn to next week’s NCAA Championship in Scottsdale, Arizona. “I knew what the scores were the whole day,”…

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Hall gunning for top spot at Westlake

12 May 2021 – Former SA Women’s Stroke Play champion Casandra Hall has Lee-Anne Pace firmly in her sights as she heads into the business end of the Sunshine Ladies Tour season, and the lucrative Investec South African Women’s Open at Westlake Golf Club this week. A win at the Joburg Ladies Open in the…

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Young guns set for Investec SA Women’s Open experience

12 May 2021 – Nine of South Africa’s future golfing talents are poised to soak up the experience of competing on golf’s biggest stage when they tee it up in the Investec SA Women’s Open at Westlake Golf Club on Thursday. Led by GolfRSA Elite Squad members Caitlyn Macnab and Samantha Whateley, the group of…

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Van Rooyen lands breakthrough win Rose Bowl

26 April 2021 – Isabella van Rooyen closed out victory in the Nomads SA Girl’s Rose Bowl Championship on Monday to secure her first national title and open the door to a new chapter in her young career. The 18-year-old Clovelly junior cruised to a two stroke victory at Durbanville Golf Club, resisting the pressure…

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Streicher leads strong line up at Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl

24 April 2021 – Reigning SA Women’s Stroke Play champion Megan Streicher will spearhead the challenge in the Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship, which tees off at Durbanville Golf Club on Sunday. The national tournament features a 62-strong field that will contest for glory in the Championship, Silver and Bronze Divisions. It has been…

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Magnificent Macnab makes history in Jabra Ladies Classic

16 April 2021 – Reigning SA Women’s Amateur champion Caitlyn Macnab made South African golfing history on Friday when she powered to an eight-stroke victory in the Sunshine Ladies Tour’s Jabra Ladies Classic at Glendower Golf Club. In a scintillating final round, the 19-year-old GolfRSA No 1 sealed the victory in breath-taking fashion, firing five…

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Excitement builds for GolfRSA team events

15 April 2021 – Excitement is building as amateur talents of all ages gear up for the recommencement of national team events across South Africa, starting with the Senior and Super Senior Inter-Provincials this April. GolfRSA cancelled all of its national team events across all its divisions following the hard lockdown that ensued in South…

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GolfRSA 2021 National squads announced

8 April 2021 – Four new faces have joined the men’s and women’s National Squads as GolfRSA continues to identify rising talent and assist with the development of the country’s top amateur golfers. Royal Cape pair Isabella van Rooyen (18) and Zara le Keur (16) have earned their call ups in the women’s system, joining…

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Katitani clinches Augusta glory in play-off

4 April 2021 – Japanese teen Tsubasa Katitani outlasted the field to lift the 2021 Augusta National Women’s Amateur title, while South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer notched a top 22 finish at Augusta National Golf Club this past weekend. The second event had all the elements of the inaugural edition two years ago – passion, sportsmanship and…

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Champion of Champions is back

The hunt for the country’s top club champions has begun as GolfRSA announced that its popular Club Champion of Champions event is back following the forced cancellation of last year’s event due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The event, which pits the country’s club champions – from multiple divisions – against one another has been running…

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Macnab and Maas a cut above in SA Amateurs

19 February 2021 – South Africa’s No 1-ranked Caitlyn Macnab became just the 12th woman to successfully defend her SA Amateur title since 1906, while 17-year-old Christiaan Maas continued his remarkable rise when he lifted the men’s title on Friday. Macnab won her second title in fine style with a convincing 11 & 9 victory…

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Switched on Dyer and Streicher cruising in SA Amateur

17 February 2021 – Top seeds Jack Dyer and Megan Streicher looks to be the players to beat as the duo marched on to the quarter-finals of the South African Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. England’s Dyer – with compatriot and first-round casualty Zach Chegwidden on the bag – saw off…

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