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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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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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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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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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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Late heroics hand England’s Dyer the Proudfoot win

15 February 2021 – England’s Jack Dyer produced a powerful finish to claim a two-stroke victory in the 119th South African Amateur Championship qualifier at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Monday. The 22-year-old from Boyce Hill Golf Club graduated from California State Fullerton University last year and has spent the last month in…

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Whateley, Dreyer steps up at Royal Johannesburg

14 February 2021 – Sam Whateley delivered a mature and disciplined performance to lead the first round of the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship, while veteran Ryan Dreyer turned back the clock in the 119th South African Amateur Championship qualifier on Sunday. Whateley, who has risen to third in the WGSA Open Ranking following…

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Macnab wary of strong field ahead of SA Amateur title defence

13 February 2021 – While Casey Jarvis heads into the defence of his title in hot form after lifting the African Amateur Championship last week, there is a little more pressure on fellow 2020 champion Caitlyn Macnab in the SA Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club from 14-19 February. Twelve months ago,…

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Du Preez lays SA Women’s Amateur marker with grandstand finish in PE

11 February 2021 – Larissa du Preez’s well-timed victory in the Eastern Province & Border Championship delivered a welcome injection of confidence ahead of the upcoming SA Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. The Silver Lakes golfer eagled the par-five final hole at Port Elizabeth Golf Club to edge out former champion…

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