Open Amateurs

Kistensamy claims early African Amateur lead

8 February 2021 – A blaze of birdies on his back nine boosted KwaZulu-Natal teenager Kyle Kistensamy to the summit of a congested first round leaderboard in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Glendower Golf Club on Monday. After the soggy build-up over the last two weeks, the clear skies and the sun dappling…
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Long hopes to make short work of wet Glendower

7 February 2021 – There will be a palpable sense of nervous anticipation when reigning Amateur champion Joe Long tees off from the 10th at Glendower Golf Club on Monday in the 2020 African Amateur Stroke Play Championship. Long will line up alongside the leading lights of South African amateur golf, including GolfRSA No 1…
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Vorster wins SA Stroke Play in style

4 February 2021 – Martin Vorster slept on the lead for two straight nights and on Thursday, South Africa’s top ranked amateur finished the job and won the South African Stroke Play Championship by four shots. Vorster once again showed he is man for big moments when he secured the national title on 23 under…
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Unflappable Vorster on course for SA Stroke Play glory

3 February 2021 – Martin Vorster and Kieron van Wyk shone the brightest at Randpark Golf Club on moving day in the South African Stroke Play Championship. South Africa’s top ranked Vorster – the only player to have posted three rounds in the 60s – is in within striking distance of claiming his fifth international…
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Vorster lights up Firethorn to lead SA Stroke Play

2 February 2021 – Mossel Bay’s Martin Vorster stepped up his bid to win the South African Stroke Play title in Tuesday’s second round at Randpark Golf Club. Vorster opened his campaign on the Firethorn course with flawless 64. On another day of heavy rain, the GolfRSA National Squad member picked up where he left off…
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Goldhill goes low at Randpark

1 February 2021 – Oliver Goldhill led a birdie barrage on the opening day of the South African Stroke Play Championship at Randpark Golf Club after six days of unremitting rain rendered the ordinarily testing Firethorn Course defenceless. It was a memorable day for Goldhill, who a superb start with four birdies on the bounce.…
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Favourites have designs on SA Stroke Play title

31 January 2021 – Red-hot Christiaan Maas inserted himself among the favourites for the 2021 South African Stroke Play Championship with a convincing victory in the Gauteng North Open last week. The 17-year-old GolfRSA National Squad member will line up in the 106-strong international field at Randpark Golf Club on Monday brimming with confidence. Following…
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GolfRSA poised for 2021 South African Swing

18 January 2021 – Excitement is building as South Africa’s top amateur talents gear up for the annual South African Swing, which tees off in February. “It is disappointing that, due to the circumstances surrounding the worldwide pandemic and the restrictions imposed by countries abroad on travel to South Africa, we have lost some international…
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2021 African Amateur moves to Glendower

5 January 2021 – GolfRSA announced today that the sixth edition of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship will move from Leopard Creek to Glendower Golf Club. The prestigious 72-hole tournament remains in the same time slot from 8-11 February. “Due to the escalating numbers during this second wave of Covid-19 and the subsequent increasing…
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Jarvis is 2020 AGC Men’s Player of the Year

2 December 2021 – After a year of tournament wins and accomplishments unmatched by even the greats of South African golf to come before him, Casey Jarvis is the AmateurGolf.com Men’s Player of the Year. The AmateurGolf.com Men’s Player of the Year is awarded based on a point system earned through performance in major amateur…
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