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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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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Records Galore at SA Women’s Mid-Amateur

Silver Division winner Hermien Jones & Bronze Division winner Louise Olivier flank Sandra Winter, the 2022 South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship winner & Senior Trophy champion at Mossel Bay Golf Club

Southern Cape golfer Sandra Winter strolled into the records books once again in the 2022 South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, Hermien Jones held her nerve to win the Silver Division & Louise Olivier went wire-to-wire to defend her Bronze Division title at Mossel Bay Golf Club in November. Winter, who turned 50 this year, has…

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2023 R&A and USGA Rules of Golf Update

23 October 2022 – The R&A and the USGA have unveiled a regular update to the Rules of Golf as they continue to make the Rules easier to understand and apply. The new Rules will go into effect on 1 January 2023. Download the Rules of Golf in full and use our helpful infographic to…

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Traut targets Winter’s SA Women’s Mid-Amateur record

MOSSEL BAY, 8 November 2022 – Vicki Traut will be bidding to become only the second player to win four South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship titles when she leads a stellar field into battle next week. The GolfRSA flagship event will be contested at the magnificent Mossel Bay Golf Club in the heart of the…

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GolfRSA’s Champion of Champions crowned at Kyalami

2022 GolfRSA Champion of Champions at Killarney Country Club; credit Ernest Blignault

26 October 2022 – The National Final of the GolfRSA Champion of Champions, delivered by The Courier Guy, came to an exciting conclusion at Kyalami Country Club, with the A Divisions of the men’s and women’s events needing to go to playoffs to determine the winners. The GolfRSA flagship tournament seeks to find the country’s…

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Daisies delight home crowd with SA Women’s IPT win

13 October 2022 – Gauteng North rallied to win their first Women’s Inter-Provincial title since 2013 when they edged defending champions Western Province in the final round of matches at Silver Lakes Golf and Wildlife Estate. After a narrow 1.5 – 2.5 loss to Central Gauteng in the opening round, the Daisies routed Southern Cape…

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Brave Border clinches SA Women’s IPT promotion

13 October 2022 – Border’s Demi Flanagan, Kesha Louw, Millie Dondashe and Sanet Pieterse had a huge incentive to win the promotion battle in the 61st South African Women’s Inter-Provincial Tournament and they pulled it off with a classy performance at Silver Lakes Golf and Wildlife Estate. “We won the B-Division stroke play qualifier last…

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Team SA digs in for 14th continental title

10 September 2022 – GolfRSA Women’s Protea side showed their tenacity and dug in their heels to secure a 14th continental title for the African powerhouse in the All Africa Challenge Trophy this September. Trailing Tanzania and Kenya by one shot after an opening round of 149, Bobbi Brown and new caps Gabbi Venter and Bronwyn…

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SA Teams sign off with Top 20s at WATC 2022

8 September 2022 – The South African women’s and men’s teams both wrapped up their 2022 World Amateur Team Championship (WATC) campaigns with top-20 finishes in France. Caitlyn Macnab, Kajal Mistry and Bobbi Brown finished in 15th position in the 29th Espirito Santo Trophy, matching the result Macnab, Mistry and Kaleigh Telfer achieved for South…

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Team SA set to defend All Africa title

5 September 2022 – GolfRSA has named a powerful team to defend its All Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) title in Tanzania this week. The defending champions head to Dar Es Salaam as favourites, with GolfRSA National Squad pair Gabbi Venter and Bobbi Brown, and Bronwyn Doeg looking to secure the country’s 14th title in 15…

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Triple golf finalists in 2022 Momentum gsport Awards

20 August 2022 – GolfRSA and Gabbi Venter were named finalists in the 2022 Momentum gsport Awards alongside reigning British Women’s Open champion Ashleigh Buhai this August. Venter is a finalist in the SuperSport School Star of the Year alongside four-time reigning discus champion Lesedi Khunou and footballer Cimone Sauls. GolfRSA is up against the…

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GolfRSA announces 2022 WATC Teams

28 June 2022 – GolfRSA today announced two strong teams to represent South Africa in the Eisenhower and Espirito Santo Trophies at the 2022 World Amateur Team Championships. Hosted by the French Golf Federation, the Espirito Santo Trophy (women’s championship) will be played from Wednesday 24 August to Saturday 27 August, and the Eisenhower Trophy…

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Central Gauteng simply superior in Mbombela

31 May 2022 – Sam Whateley, Kaiyuree Moodley and Central Gauteng captain Marine Legentil ended a six-year drought for the Lions in the 2022 GolfRSA 72-Hole Teams Championship at Mbombela Golf Club in May. The Central Gauteng trio was simply superior as they marched to a 19-stroke victory in the Swiss Team Trophy, combining with…

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Momentous win for Free State in Mbombela

31 May 2022 – GolfRSA’s No. 1-ranked amateur Gabbi Venter led Free State to a historic promotion in the 2022 GolfRSA 72-Hole Teams Championship in Mbombela in May. Rounds of 152, 162, 146 and 155 at Mbombela Golf Club saw the Venter, fellow national squad member Ellandri van Heerden and debutant Cheré Myburgh lift the…

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Southern Cape sweeps to victory in SA Women’s Mid-Am IPT

6 May 2022 – Southern Cape swept to victory in the very first SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial in spectacular fashion at Parys Golf & Country Estate in May. The Garden Route side kicked their campaign off on a high note, making a winning start by beating KwaZulu-Natal 4 – 2, but it was Boland who…

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Ekurhuleni clinches SA Women’s Mid-Am IPT promotion

7  May 2022 – Ekurhuleni will make their debut in the A-Section in the 2023 SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial after claiming a hard-fought victory in a tightly contested promotion battle in the inaugural edition played at Parys Golf & Country Estate in May. “It went down right to the wire,” said Ekurhuleni captain Candice Wort…

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De Beer, Legentil and Smit crowned SA champs

Golf RSA | De Beer, Legentil and Smit crowned SA champs

12 February 2022 – Qheberha’s Kyle de Beer survived a late fightback from Scotland’s Rory Franssen, surprise package Marine Legentil continued her giant-slaying ways and Liezl Smit edged her daughter Anika for the Flight title as GolfRSA celebrated three new South African Amateur champions at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. Men’s Final De Beer,…

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New SA Amateur champions ready to be crowned

Golf RSA | New SA Amateur champions ready to be crowned

10 February 2022 – The final round of the 120th South African Amateur Championships on Friday will come down to a battle of the ‘oldies’, two best friends and a historic first mother-and-daughter clash at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. In the 36-hole finals that will determine the winners of the country’s most prestigious…

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