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City of Johannesburg drives new era of SA Open

City of Johannesburg drives new era of SA Open

22 October 2018 – The City of Johannesburg is the proud new host of the South African Open, and one of the most historic national Opens in golf will now be played at Randpark Golf Club from 6-9 December 2018. The Sunshine Tour announced on Monday that a decision was taken in partnership with GolfRSA,…
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Caddies laud GolfRSA Rules Awareness Session in Cape Town

Caddies laud GolfRSA Rules Awareness Session in Cape Town

The comments varied from tough and tricky to entertaining and fun, but the caddies who attended the R&A Rules Awareness Session at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Tuesday, 16 October, agreed that one-day event was well-constructed and highly informative. The course constituted a theoretical session and a practical session and was presented by Conor…
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GolfRSA launches Rules of Golf for 2019 seminars

GolfRSA launches Rules of Golf for 2019 seminars

GolfRSA hosted its first R&A Rules Seminar for 2019 at King David Mowbray Golf Club from 18-19 October. The course was presented by Conor Finlay from the R&A’s Governance Department and GolfRSA Manager: Operations, Rules and Training Neil Homann, with South African rules officials Rita Heroldt and Helénè Marais assisting. “With the changes to the…
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Filippi and Nel primed for Argentine challenge

Filippi and Nel primed for Argentine challenge

18 October 2018 – GolfRSA National Squad members Luca Filippi and Therion Nel hope to stake another winning performance for South Africa in two top international events in Argentina in November. Nel from Free State and Filippi from Western Province will travel to Buenos Aires on 29 October and spend two days preparing to extend…
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Sanlam Cancer Challenge winner inspired by son’s fight against cancer

Sanlam Cancer Challenge winner inspired by son’s fight against cancer

Not much could perturb Kempton Park Country Club’s Clifford Gous in the final round of the Sanlam Cancer Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club on Tuesday as he grabbed a thrilling one-point victory in the Men’s A Division. The tournament’s theme of raising awareness of cancer certainly resonated with Gous, whose son Noel, a…
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Aspiring Tour pro in hunt for Sanlam Cancer Challenge glory

Aspiring Tour pro in hunt for Sanlam Cancer Challenge glory

One of the most pleasing aspects of the Sanlam Cancer Challenge is how it is a tournament for golfers of all abilities, even in the National Finals, but there are also the notable players whose ability extends well beyond the amateur level. Former Sunshine Tour professional Schalk van der Merwe, playing out of Gobabis Golf…
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Ex-Springbok Breyton Paulse celebrates heroes of a different nature

Ex-Springbok Breyton Paulse celebrates heroes of a different nature

While former Springbok wing Breyton Paulse was delighted to see some of the current Springboks at Sun City on Monday – and he made a point of telling them how impressed he has been with their recent Rugby Championship performances – the prolific try-scorer said the people he considered the biggest heroes at the famous…
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SA golfers open their hearts for CANSA

SA golfers open their hearts for CANSA

The finalists for the 2018 Sanlam Cancer Challenge National Final have been decided and players will tee it up at the Gary Player Country Club at Sun City on the weekend of 8-9 October to try and become the national divisional champions of South Africa’s greatest charity golf tournament. The 2018 Sanlam Cancer Challenge drew…
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Western Province wins SA IPT promotion

Western Province wins SA IPT promotion

GEORGE, 21 September 2018 – Twelve months after a devastating relegation, Western Province rose from the ashes and won back their A-Section status with a show of unparalleled grit and determination in the South African Inter-Provincial Tournament. The Disas defeated North West 10 – 2 in their final match and celebrated victory with an unbeaten…
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Lions roar to record 29th SA IPT victory

Lions roar to record 29th SA IPT victory

GEORGE, 20 September 2018 – Central Gauteng proved that there are two ways to silence the critics when they claimed a record 29th victory in the 58th South African Inter-Provincial Tournament, sponsored by Tempest Car Hire, at Oubaai Golf Club on Thursday. The Lions not only defended the title with a round to spare, but…
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