Open Amateurs

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

GolfRSA’s Champion of Champions crowned at Kyalami

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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Mount Edgecombe to host GolfRSA flagship events

17 October 2022 – Mount Edgecombe Country Club in KwaZulu-Natal has been announced as the host venue for two of GolfRSA’s flagship events during the 2023 South African Swing. The South African Amateur Championships will be played across The Woods and The Lakes Courses from 19-24 February, while the men will also contest the South…
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Amateur line-up announced for 2022 Investec SA Open

16 October 2022 – South Africa’s top-five ranked amateurs on the GolfRSA Open Amateur Ranking will tee it up alongside their professional counterparts in the Investec South African Open Championship at Blair Atholl Golf Estate from 1-4 December 2022. “Led by reigning South African Amateur champion and our new No 1 Kyle de Beer, the…
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Showtime for SA Club Champions

16 October 2022 – A grand total of 84 players, featuring club champion men and women from A, B and C Divisions, as well as 12 caddie club champions, will start the quest to become the Ultimate Champions on Monday. Having qualified through the Regional Finals to tee it up in the National Final of…
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WP doubles up with unbeaten Koro Creek feat

24 September 2022 – Western Province retained the South African Inter-Provincial title at Koro Creek Golf Club in Limpopo with yet another dominant performance in the premier national team tournament. The team from the Cape ended the week with a perfect record by defeating the old foe Central Gauteng 7.5 – 4.5 in the final…
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Premlall soars to GolfRSA summit

24 September 2022 – It’s been steady rise for GolfRSA National Squad member Yurav Premlall over the last 12 months, but the 18-year-old has finally reached the No 1 spot on the GolfRSA Open Amateur Ranking. Premlall has been one of the brightest talents on display for many years, having first garnered national attention when…
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Free State clinches cliff-hanger promotion at Koro Creek

24 September 2022 – Free State needed to win their final match and hope that KwaZulu-Natal slipped up in theirs if they had any chance of winning the South African Inter-Provincial Tournament B Section and return to the A Section for the first time since 2018. The first part may have been in their own…
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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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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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