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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2023 GolfRSA Race to The R&A 9 Hole Challenge at Royal Liverpool

27 March 2023 – In partnership with The R&A, GolfRSA has launched an exciting new competition where golfers could win their way to represent South Africa in The R&A 9-Hole Challenge Final on the same course as the 2023 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool. To enter this year’s lucky draw for the GolfRSA Race to…

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SA’s Pienaar celebrates international breakthrough in Cape Town

31 March 2023 – Charlene Pienaar became South Africa’s first female disabled world champion, Canadian Kiefer Jones defended the title he won in Rome 2018, while Englishman Andy Gilford and Alejandro de Miguel from Spain also tasted their first global success in the 2023 ISPS Handa IBGA World Blind Championships at Milnerton Golf Club on…

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Pienaar powers to Ladies lead in SA Blind Open

27 March 2023 – South Africa’s Charlene Pienaar stamped her authority in the Ladies Division on day one of the South African Blind Open, while Ernst Conradie and Gareth Slattery led the SA challenge in the B2 and B3 Divisions at Milnerton Golf Club on Monday. Pienaar opened her campaign in the 36-hole medal competition…

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Van Kan and Ullyett are SA Amateur champs

26 February 2023 – Kyra van Kan ditched the bridesmaid tag when she capped a memorable week at Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate with a dominating victory in the final of South African Amateur Championships in February. It was third time’s the charm for the GolfRSA No 1 as she made up for her near…

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Whateley and Phipps victorious at Mount Edgecombe

21 February 2023 – Central Gauteng Golf Union’s Samantha Whateley went wire-to-wire to lift the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship title, while teenager Charlotte Phipps celebrated a hugely popular Silver Division victory at Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate on Tuesday. Rounds of 69 on the par-70 Woods Course and a level-par 72 and closing…

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Hot Couvra rides top form to Proudfoot Trophy triumph

20 February 2023 – Martin Couvra became the proud first French winner of the Proudfoot Trophy on Monday, but he needed two sudden-death holes to see off reigning Amateur champion Aldrich Potgieter in the 36-hole stroke play qualifier of the South African Amateur Championship at Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate. As the mercury rose quickly…

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Whateley, Van der Merwe set Mount Edgecombe pace

19 February 2023 – Samantha Whateley opened up a four-shot lead in the opening round of South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship, while fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Janko van der Merwe took a slender one-shot lead in the 36-hole qualifier of the South African Amateur Championship at Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate on Sunday.…

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Van Kan looking for redemption in Mount Edgecombe

18 February 2023 – Maybe a change of venue for the 2023 edition of the South African Amateur Championships, taking place at Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate from Sunday, will signal a change of luck for GolfRSA No 1 Kyra van Kan. The combined championship tees off with the men’s 36-hole qualifier and the SA…

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GolfRSA welcomes Anne Vermaak as Operations Manager

17 February 2023 – GolfRSA is delighted to announce the appointment of Anne Vermaak as Operations Manager from 1 March 2023. “We are excited to welcome Anne to the GolfRSA team,” CEO Grant Hepburn said. “Anne brings a wealth of experience to the role having been the recent CEO of Gymnastics South Africa and she…

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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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