Open Amateurs

UPDATE: ATMS Disruption

Dear Golfers, Please be advised that the Handicap Network Africa (HNA) come back online on 17 April, however work is still underway on restoring the Albatros Tournament Management System (ATMS). The late score penalty on the HNA system has been disabled to allow players to enter their scores without any penalty. Our service provider is…
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In-form Lamprecht ready for Masters test

9 April 2024 – The World No 1-ranked amateur Christo Lamprecht might be the tallest person in the field at the 2024 Masters Tournament, but the South African will stand out for more than his 6-foot-8 frame at Augusta National. In the first-ever Georgia Cup between an amateur and a professional last Sunday, it was…
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Teams for prestigious 2024 Africa events announced

15 March 2023 – Seven new caps will make their debut for South Africa in two prestigious African team events, sponsored by The R&A and hosted by the Africa Golf Confederation, in April and May. Dylan Kayne, Charl Barnard, Kesha Louw and Gia Raad have been awarded junior national colours for the All Africa Junior…
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Van der Merwe books 152nd Open berth in Africa Amateur

25 February 2024 – Altin van der Merwe held his nerve under the greatest pressure to secure the Africa Amateur Championship in a sudden-death play-off, and with it a spot in the 152nd Open Championship at Royal Troon later this year. The 27-year-old GolfRSA No 1 had been hoping to cap off an outstanding amateur…
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Stay and Play with Southern Sun at Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa

Exciting news for golf enthusiasts! Take advantage of the stunning offer at Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa as part of the partnership between GolfRSA and Southern Sun . With this exclusive stay and play package, golfers can experience the unparalleled beauty of Arabella while enjoying top-notch accommodation and world-class golfing facilities. Take advantage of the…
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Van der Merwe victorious in GolfRSA International Amateur

February 2024 – Altin van der Merwe played one of the greatest shots in the history of the SA Swing of events to capture the GolfRSA International Amateur Championship in a dramatic sudden death playoff with Dutchman Jack Ingham. With both players having finished regulation play at 12 under par over the 72-hole championship at…
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Leopard Creek prepares to host inaugural Africa Amateur Championship

14 February 2024 – The first ever playing of the Africa Amateur Championship will feature 72 of the continent’s most promising elite men’s amateur golfers when it is held at the prestigious Leopard Creek Country Club from 21-24 February. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Kruger National Park, the inaugural championship will provide a world-class…
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Graham adds to Scottish success in SA Amateur

12 February 2024 – Scotland’s Gregor Graham continued his country’s fine record in the South African Amateur Championship when he edged local favourite Jordan Burnand 4&2 in the 36-hole final at Royal Johannesburg Golf Club. The Blairgowrie player became the fifth Scot to lift the most sought-after amateur title in South Africa, emulating compatriots Michael…
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Teen Weber claims historic Proudfoot Trophy victory

5 February 2024 – Fourteen-year-old Ben Weber made history as the youngest winner of the Proudfoot Trophy – the 36-hole stroke play qualifier for the South African Amateur Championship – since its inception in 1931 when he edged countryman Simon du Plooy and Netherlands’ Lars van der Vight by a stroke. WATCH: Weber’s historic Proudfoot…
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Burnand seals stunning SA Stroke Play victory

1 February 2024 – Jordan Burnand fired a final-round three-under-par 67 around Mount Edgecombe’s The Woods course to claim the biggest title of his career, the South African Stroke Play Championship, by a single shot. The 23-year almost didn’t make it to the 1st tee, though, after being ill during the week leading up to…
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