Open Amateurs

Update on cancellation status of National Tournaments

Further to the Memorandum issued by the South African Golf Association (SAGA) and Womens Golf South Africa (WGSA) on 16 March 2020 regarding the cancellation of tournaments, we are implementing the following amendments and additions to that advisory: 1. All tournaments under management authority of SAGA and WGSA scheduled to be held up to 30…
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2020 SA Country Districts cancelled

Please be advised that, following the Memorandum of the 16th March from the President of the South African Golf Association and our undertaking to continually assess upcoming tournaments and Championships, the 2020 SA Country Districts Tournament scheduled for Katberg Golf Estate from the 11th – 15th May has been cancelled. In keeping with the decision…
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Coronavirus / COVID 19 Update – Cancellation of National Tournaments

MEMORANDUM   Re: Coronavirus Update – Cancellation of National Tournaments To: SAGA Unions, WGSA Unions & SAGA NEC Members From: South African Golf Association President Naadir Agherdien and Womens Golf South Africa President Sally Greasley Date: 16 March 2020   To SAGA and WGSA Constituents With due consideration of the National Disaster pronounced by State President Cyril…
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SA Quartet named for Africa Region 5

3 March 2020 – Yurav Premlall is the latest GolfRSA National Squad member to be capped by the South African Golf Association. The 16-year-old Glendower golfer will make his debut for South Africa when he lines up alongside fellow Ekurhuleni golfer Casey Jarvis, Martin Vorster from Southern Cape and Kyle de Beer from Eastern Province…
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Double SA Amateur delight for South Africa’s top golfers

21 February 2020 – Not even a two-hour delay due to dangerous weather could halt the relentless charge of South Africa’s two top-ranked golfers – Caitlyn Macnab and Casey Jarvis – towards their place in golf history. With their wins in the Aon South African Amateur Championships, Macnab and Jarvis both achieved the rare SA…
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Big test for SA’s best in Aon SA Amateur finals

20 February 2020 – History beckons for South Africa’s two top-ranked golfers – Casey Jarvis and Caitlyn Macnab – as the Ekurhuleni pair go in search of the Aon South African Amateur Championship titles to complete their dreams of winning the elusive SA Amateur doubles at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. Macnab, the winner…
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Epic duels loom in quarters at Aon SA Amateur

19 February 2020 – His opponent’s putter deserted him, and young gun Christiaan Maas charged through that open door on Wednesday to play his way into the quarter-finals of the South African Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. The 16-year-old Pretoria junior defeated Martin Vorster 1-up in the round of 16 when…
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Late eagle gives Vorster a big boost in SA Amateur

18 February 2020 – Martin Vorster birdied 17 and eagled the 18th at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club to advance to the top 32 of the match play stage with the other three top-ranked amateurs in South Africa in the Aon South African Amateur Championship. In a tense match, the Southern Cape junior edged…
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Simpson lifts Proudfoot Trophy at SA Amateur

17 February 2020 – He called it possibly the best two-iron of his life, and it set up what turned out to be a decisive eagle for Sam Simpson as he went on to win the Proudfoot Trophy for topping the 36-hole stroke play qualifier for the match play stage of the Aon South African…
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Jarvis surges to summit at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington

16 February 2020 – A back nine birdie blitz by Casey Jarvis for a nine-under-par 63 saw the country’s number one ranked amateur surge to a two-shot lead on day one of the Aon South African Amateur Championship on Sunday. Just three days after Jarvis became the youngest South African Stroke Play champion with his…
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