GolfRSA National Women’s Squad for 2023 unveiled

1 February 2023 – Seven new players have been welcomed into the GolfRSA Women’s National Squad as GolfRSA continues to identify and develop the country’s most promising amateur talents. The Class of 2023 features three groups. With eight members from last year’s programme graduating to higher tiers, the Elite Group will consist of 12 players…

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Weber goes wire-to-wire in Nomads SA U-15

10 January 2023 – East London Golf Club’s Ben Weber underlined his undoubted potential by winning the season-opening Nomads SA U-15 Championship at Robertson Golf Club. The 13-year-old led from start to finish in his three-shot victory, carding rounds of 69, 68 and 72 for a 54-hole total of seven under par. It was Weber’s…

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Introducing GolfRSA No 1 Kyra van Kan

January 2023 – South Africa’s top ranked Kyra van Kan began 2022 with a sixth-place finish in the SA Women’s Stroke Play Championship and a runner-up finish in the SA Women’s Amateur Championship and the 16-year-old teenage golf prodigy never let up, capping a watershed season with her fifth victory in the KwaZulu-Natal Junior Championship in…

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International glory for GolfRSA No 1 Venter

7 August 2022 – Gabbi Venter put together two perfect rounds at the iconic Old Course to continue GolfRSA’s fine international form with a stunning double win in the St Andrews Junior Ladies Championship at St Andrews this August. The 18-year-old from Bloemfontein had risen to No 1 in the GolfRSA rankings in April and…

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Fearless Venter crowned Nomads SA Girls champion

A perfect draw. That’s the shot Gabbi Venter needed to gain the advantage on Sam Whateley at the first play-off hole. And that’s the shot she executed. So well, in fact, that the Free State junior nearly won the Nomads SA Girls Championship with an albatross. Everyone who has competed at the Gary Player Country…

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GolfRSA Junior Proteas excel in Egypt

11 April 2022 – Team South Africa achieved what they set out to do at the 2022 All Africa Junior Championship, claiming a clean sweep in a successful title defence in the Boys and Girls Sections in Egypt in March. As overwhelming favourites, the GolfRSA Junior Proteas were expected to score comfortable wins in the…

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De Abreu and Louw named for 2022 Junior Open

11 April 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad members Fabrizio de Abreu and Kesha Louw have been selected to represent South Africa in the 2022 R&A Junior Open from 11-13 July, ahead of The 150th Open at St Andrews. The R&A-backed Junior Open Championship will be held at the Monifieth Golf Links, close to the Home…

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Trio of young champions crowned at Sun City

25 March 2022 – Stephanie Barbaglia, Lea van der Merwe and Zoey Rhoda celebrated a victorious campaign in the 2022 Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl presented by Sun International at Sun City this March. Barbaglia broke through to claim a first national victory in a tightly-fought contest in the A-Division and reigning SA Women’s Stroke…

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Talented Juniors to defend SA pride in Egypt

Golf RSA | Talented Juniors to defend SA pride in Egypt

10 March 2022 – Seven of South Africa’s top junior talents have been selected to fly the flag for the country in the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Egypt this month. The prestigious junior team event will be contested at the Palm Hills Golf Course from 28-31 March. The winning boys team and runners-up, together…

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Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl heading to Sun City

Golf RSA | Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl heading to Sun City

1 March 2022 – GolfRSA’s Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship takes on a grand new look when it tees off at the iconic Lost City Golf Course in March as part of an exciting multi-year sponsorship deal with Sun International. The prestigious new venue represents an exciting new chapter in the development of women’s…

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Nomads – what are they all about?

Golf RSA | Nomads - what are they all about?

1 March 2022 – Nomads is one of GolfRSA’s biggest partners and is a major player when it comes to the development of golf in South Africa. So here is all you need to know about what Nomads is and does, why the organisation is so important and how you can join this wonderful club.…

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Trio set early SA Women’s Stroke Play pace

Golf RSA | Kyra van Kan | Trio set early SA Women's Stroke Play pace

6 February 2022 – Kyra van Kan is looking to draw on her good experiences at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club, as the 16-year-old makes a tilt for the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship title. The Glendower junior opened her account in the 54-hole event with a solid round of 1-under-par 71 that…

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GolfRSA National Women’s Squad for 2022 unveiled

Golf RSA | Golf RSA National Women's Squad for 2022

21 January 2022 – GolfRSA has named the GolfRSA Women’s National Squad for 2022, with 10 new faces joining the group of South Africa’s most promising open amateur and junior golfers. “We are excited to welcome the 10 new members that have earned the opportunity to benefit from the GolfRSA National Squad system,” said Womens…

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Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Samantha Whateley

Golf RSA | Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Samantha Whateley

13 January 2022 – Samantha Whateley trended towards a third provincial win throughout 2021 and the moment finally arrived when she defended her KZNLGA Nomads Junior Girls Championship title in December. Not only did her staggering 12-shot victory in the season-ending event at Umhlali Country Club cap a brilliant season for the GolfRSA National Squad…

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Van Rooyen lands breakthrough win Rose Bowl

Golf RSA | 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

Golf RSA | Megan Streicher | 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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Smoking hot Streicher storms to SA Women’s Stroke Play success

Golf RSA | Megan Streicher | Smoking hot Streicher storms to SA Women’s Stroke Play success

16 February 2021 – Swellendam’s Megan Streicher rode a red-hot putter to shoot the day’s low round of 67 on the West Course and rally from four shots back overnight to win the South African Women’s Stroke Play title at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Tuesday. The 18-year-old GolfRSA Elite Squad member held…

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GolfRSA National tournaments are a GO in 2021

Golf RSA | GolfRSA National tournaments are a GO in 2021

30 December 2020 – GolfRSA is delighted to confirm that the three Nomads national events scheduled for January 2021 will go ahead in compliance with the National Government Regulations and GolfRSA Consolidated Risk Mitigation Guidelines. The 2021 season will kick off on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, where the Nomads National Order of Merit (NOoM) Coastal…

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GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Kesha Louw

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Kesha Louw

For the final segment of our 2020 GolfRSA Rising Star Series, we headed to Border to get to know one of our new GolfRSA Womens Golf South Africa Talent Identification squad members, Kesha Louw. A sports fanatic, this 13-year-old firecracker has earned junior provincial colours in tennis, hockey and golf and last year, she rewrote…

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GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Zara Le Keur

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Zara Le Keur

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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