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GolfRSA rising stars named for international stage

3 May 2024 – GolfRSA takes pleasure in announcing 10 promising young golfing talents who have been selected to fly the flag for South Africa in two prestigious international events for the world’s leading junior golfers in June. Charl Barnard, Dylan Kayne, Zané Kleynhans, Pearce Lewin, Kesha Louw and Gia Raad will represent South Africa…
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Golf the Biggest Champion at 2024 All Africa Junior Teams

28 April 2024 – South Africa’s rich legacy at the All Africa Junior Teams Championships continued when both the boys and girls defended their respective titles in April, but golf was the biggest champion in the junior African flagship event at Benoni Country Club. The 17th edition was a groundbreaking one for the African continent…
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GolfRSA Juniors double up in Zimbabwe Junior Open

14 April 2024 – Devon Valentine and Charlotte Millard showcased remarkable skill and composure to defend their titles at the First Capital Bank Zimbabwe Junior Open in Harare in April. The GolfRSA National Squad duo broke through on the international stage in their debut appearances in the event hosted by the Zimbabwe Junior Golf Association at…
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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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Congratulations to GolfRSA Race to the R&A 9 Hole Challenge Finalists and Prize Winners

10 April 2024 – Huge congratulations to the 32 amateurs who made the National Final of the 2024 GolfRSA Race to the R&A 9 Hole Challenge – you are one step closer to a trip of a lifetime to the R&A 9 Hole Challenge at Royal Troon! The Regional Final Lucky Draw took place on 10 April…
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GolfRSA rising stars heading for Zim Junior Open

10 April 2024 – Defending champions Devon Valentine and Charlotte Millard will headline the GolfRSA Junior Team in the 2024 First Capital Bank Zimbabwe Junior Open from 12 – 14 April. The popular international event will once again be played at Borrowdale Brooke Golf Club in Harare, where last year Valentine defeated compatriot Ethan Fichardt…
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Coetzer, Van Zyl break through at Sun City

29 March 2024 – Ekurhuleni’s Lisa Coetzer and Alieka van Zyl from Mpumalanga scooped the honours in the 2024 Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl presented by Sun International with outstanding performances at Sun City in March. CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION Lisa Coetzer had been trending towards her a first national breakthrough in the month leading up to…
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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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GolfSixes League South Africa Limpopo Series supported by The Emole Group

Mopani Leopards victorious in GolfSixes League Limpopo Series

March 2024 –  The Mopani Leopards were crowned the first champions of the GolfSixes League South Africa Limpopo Series supported by The Emole Group contested at Polokwane Golf Club in March. The GolfSixes League, which is played over a six-hole layout, adopts the Texas Scramble Format and features relaxed rules aimed at welcoming novice players…
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Hat trick heaven for Van Kan

24 February 2024 – Kyra van Kan’s month of love continued as she made it a hat trick of February wins with a commanding nine-stroke victory in the inaugural Africa Amateur Women’s Invitational. Watch highlights from Kyra van Kan’s final round HERE Having swept to runaway victories in the South African Stroke Play Championship and…
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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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First SA Triple Crown for Van Kan

19 February 2024 – Impressive barely begins to describe the way in which Kyra van Kan secured the first women’s Triple Crown on the women’s amateur golf circuit by capturing GolfRSA’s three biggest titles within a period of just 12 months. Following wins in the 2023 South African Women’s Amateur and 2024 South African Women’s…
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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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Raad, Sakota reign supreme in the SA Women’s Amateur

12 February 2024 – Golf prodigy Gia Raad put on a masterful display at magnificent Modderfontein Golf Club to walk away with the most prestigious title in South African amateur women’s golf while Paola Sakota celebrated her first national success in the Flight Division this February. In a battle of teens, 16-year-old Central Gauteng junior…
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Double SA Amateur delight for Van Kan

6 February 2024 – Twelve months after her resounding 11 & 10 victory in the SA Women’s Amateur Championship, Kyra van Kan achieved the double with a wire-to-wire six-shot triumph in the SA Women’s Stroke Play Championship at Modderfontein Golf Club. It was a win that was just as emphatic as her match play triumph…
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Proteas shine in 2023 Eisenhower Trophy in Abu Dhabi

11 November 2023 – Christo Lamprecht, Christiaan Maas and Altin van der Merwe added to South Africa’s terrific sporting success with an outstanding performance in the 33rd World Amateur Team Championships in Abu Dhabi. The GolfRSA National Squad trio combined for rounds of 139, 138, 138 and 139 at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club to close…
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Welcome to golf, T-20 style!

15 October 2023 – GolfRSA will be launching the popular GolfSixes League at golf clubs across South Africa in 2024, but the shorter, fun and fast-paced version aimed at drawing beginners to the game is already drawing a huge fan club. “So far, nearly 50 youngsters attended our activation days at Modderfontein Golf Club and…
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Lions soar to the summit in premier IPT’s

11 October 2023 – What a fortnight for Central Gauteng, with the men’s team sweeping to an unchallenged victory in the SA Inter-Provincial Tournament at East London Golf Club in late September, and the women’s side following suit in the SA Women’s Inter-Provincial Tournament at Umhlali Country Club in early October. Seven years after their…
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Macnab cracks WAGR Top 20

5 October 2023 – South Africa’s leading women’s amateur Caitlyn Macnab climbed to a career-high 18th in the official World Amateur Golf Ranking at the end of September following her second individual collegiate win and first victory with the Ole Miss Women’s Golf Team. Following a stellar career on the GolfRSA amateur circuit and her…
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GolfRSA celebrates five Momentum gsport Awards finalists in 2023

22 August 2023 – Major winner Ashleigh Buhai, reigning SA Women’s Amateur champion Kyra van Kan, World Blind Championship winner Charlene Pienaar, former Womens Golf South Africa President Sarah Braude and GolfRSA made it quintet of finalists for golf on the 2023 Momentum gsport Awards shortlist. The list of 60 finalists across 20 categories was…
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GolfRSA introduces THE GOLF MAG!

We are very excited to welcome you to THE GOLF MAG – our super cool, fully digital golf magazine with a distinctly South African angle! Enjoy navigating the pages and exploring the video links on ANY of your devices as we shine the spotlight on our homegrown talents and industry partners, give you some awesome…
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Macnab, Mistry and Streicher named for 2023 WATC

13 August 2023 – GolfRSA is delighted to announce that the country’s three top-ranked amateurs Caitlyn Macnab, Kajal Mistry and Megan Streicher will represent South Africa in the 2023 World Amateur Team Championships in Abu Dhabi in October. “Congratulations to Caitlyn, Kajal and Megan on their well-deserved selection,” said Womens Golf South Africa President and…
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GolfRSA quartet primed for R&A Girls Amateur

11 August 2023 – GolfRSA National Squad quartet Kesha Louw, Jasmine Furstenburg, Gia Raad and Olivia Wood are primed to fly the flag for South African in the 94th edition of the prestigious R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship from 15-20 August in Yorkshire, England. While Raad has been campaigning in Britain for the last three weeks,…
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A feast of first-time winners

31 July 2023 – One of GolfRSA’s primary objectives is to promote junior golf development by providing a strong national competitive platform where our rising talents can gain experience, improve their skills and test themselves at the highest level. The recent June | July holidays were jam-packed with national events and what a treat to see…
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English Glory for GolfRSA’s Gia

Just a fortnight after her first national breakthrough in the Nomads SA Girls Championship on home soil, 16-year-old Johannesburg golfer Gia Raad celebrated her first international triumph in the 2023 English Girls’ Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The GolfRSA National Squad member fired two eagles on her way to a final round 68 at The…
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R&A launches African Amateur at Leopard Creek

19 July 2023 – The first African Amateur Championship will be played at Leopard Creek, South Africa from 21-24 February 2024. The championship will feature 72 men from the African region competing in a 72-hole stroke play format with the winner receiving an exemption in The 152nd Open at Royal Troon. An invitational event for…
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GolfRSA launches the Caddie Handicap Initiative

30 June 2023 – GolfRSA is delighted to announce its collaboration with Handicaps Network Africa (HNA) for the Caddie Handicap Initiative. This exciting development in the HNA system will enable golf clubs to register their caddies as they would new handicap members, granting them an official handicap index on the World Handicap System (WHS) at…
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Golfsixes hits South African shores

3 July 2023 – Welcome to golf…T20 style! GolfRSA is excited to announce that the popular GolfSixes League – golf’s game-changer in Britain, Ireland and Continental Europe – launched in South Africa and will be rolled out at golf clubs across the country. “GolfSixes League has revolutionised golf in every country that has embraced the…
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Andrew and De Wet take the helm at WGSA

29 May 2023 – Susan Andrew from Ekurhuleni and Gauteng North Golf’s Madeleine de Wet were elected as the new office bearers for Womens Golf South Africa at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on 21 May at the Paarl Golf Club. Succeeding the outgoing President Sarah Braude, with whom she served as Vice-President for the…
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GolfRSA salutes Joan Herbert

2 May 2023 – It is with enormous sadness that we learned of the passing of one of South African golf’s great servants, Joan Herbert. On behalf of GolfRSA and Ekurhuleni Golf Union and all our members, we extend our deepest condolences to Darryl, their children, grandchildren, family and friends. We will miss Joan’s smile,…
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SA quartet selected for Indonesian challenge

30 April 2023 – GolfRSA has selected four rising stars to fly the flag for South Africa in the 2023 Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World Championship in Indonesia at the end of May. GolfRSA National Squad pair Kyra van Kan and Lisa Coetzer will compete in the Girls Division, while South African Golf Development Board duo…
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Draw Procedure: 2023 GolfRSA Race to The R&A 9 Hole Challenge

29 April 2023 – Excitement is mounting as we draw closer to cut-off date of the 2023 GolfRSA Race to The R&A 9 Hole Challenge at Royal Liverpool ahead of the 151st Open Championship this July! GolfRSA is delighted to announce the draw procedure that will determine who the two lucky winners are who will…
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2023 GolfRSA Race to The R&A 9 Hole Challenge at Royal Liverpool

27 March 2023 – In partnership with The R&A, GolfRSA has launched an exciting new competition where golfers could win their way to represent South Africa in The R&A 9-Hole Challenge Final on the same course as the 2023 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool. To enter this year’s lucky draw for the GolfRSA Race to…
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SA’s Pienaar celebrates international breakthrough in Cape Town

31 March 2023 – Charlene Pienaar became South Africa’s first female disabled world champion, Canadian Kiefer Jones defended the title he won in Rome 2018, while Englishman Andy Gilford and Alejandro de Miguel from Spain also tasted their first global success in the 2023 ISPS Handa IBGA World Blind Championships at Milnerton Golf Club on…
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Pienaar powers to Ladies lead in SA Blind Open

27 March 2023 – South Africa’s Charlene Pienaar stamped her authority in the Ladies Division on day one of the South African Blind Open, while Ernst Conradie and Gareth Slattery led the SA challenge in the B2 and B3 Divisions at Milnerton Golf Club on Monday. Pienaar opened her campaign in the 36-hole medal competition…
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Top-ranked GolfRSA trio headed for Uganda

24 March 2023 – GolfRSA No-1 Kyra van Kan and fellow national squad members Jasmine Furstenburg and Zanè Kleynhans have been selected to represent South Africa in the All Africa Junior Team Championship in Uganda this April. The Junior Protea Girls team will line up against the top talents from other African nations in the…
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Van Kan, Gutuza and Sikhonde triumph at Sun City

23 March 2023 – GolfRSA No 1 Kyra van Kan, Sarah Gutuza and eight-year-old Milani Sikhonde had a lot to celebrate after scooping the 2023 Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl presented by Sun International titles with outstanding performances at Sun City this March. Reigning South African Amateur champion Van Kan arrived at the Lost City…
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Van Kan and Ullyett are SA Amateur champs

26 February 2023 – Kyra van Kan ditched the bridesmaid tag when she capped a memorable week at Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate with a dominating victory in the final of South African Amateur Championships in February. It was third time’s the charm for the GolfRSA No 1 as she made up for her near…
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Whateley and Phipps victorious at Mount Edgecombe

21 February 2023 – Central Gauteng Golf Union’s Samantha Whateley went wire-to-wire to lift the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship title, while teenager Charlotte Phipps celebrated a hugely popular Silver Division victory at Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate on Tuesday. Rounds of 69 on the par-70 Woods Course and a level-par 72 and closing…
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Hot Couvra rides top form to Proudfoot Trophy triumph

20 February 2023 – Martin Couvra became the proud first French winner of the Proudfoot Trophy on Monday, but he needed two sudden-death holes to see off reigning Amateur champion Aldrich Potgieter in the 36-hole stroke play qualifier of the South African Amateur Championship at Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate. As the mercury rose quickly…
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Whateley, Van der Merwe set Mount Edgecombe pace

19 February 2023 – Samantha Whateley opened up a four-shot lead in the opening round of South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship, while fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Janko van der Merwe took a slender one-shot lead in the 36-hole qualifier of the South African Amateur Championship at Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate on Sunday.…
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Van Kan looking for redemption in Mount Edgecombe

18 February 2023 – Maybe a change of venue for the 2023 edition of the South African Amateur Championships, taking place at Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate from Sunday, will signal a change of luck for GolfRSA No 1 Kyra van Kan. The combined championship tees off with the men’s 36-hole qualifier and the SA…
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GolfRSA welcomes Anne Vermaak as Operations Manager

17 February 2023 – GolfRSA is delighted to announce the appointment of Anne Vermaak as Operations Manager from 1 March 2023. “We are excited to welcome Anne to the GolfRSA team,” CEO Grant Hepburn said. “Anne brings a wealth of experience to the role having been the recent CEO of Gymnastics South Africa and she…
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GolfRSA National Women’s Squad for 2023 unveiled

1 February 2023 – Seven new players have been welcomed into the GolfRSA Women’s National Squad as GolfRSA continues to identify and develop the country’s most promising amateur talents. The Class of 2023 features three groups. With eight members from last year’s programme graduating to higher tiers, the Elite Group will consist of 12 players…
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Weber goes wire-to-wire in Nomads SA U-15

10 January 2023 – East London Golf Club’s Ben Weber underlined his undoubted potential by winning the season-opening Nomads SA U-15 Championship at Robertson Golf Club. The 13-year-old led from start to finish in his three-shot victory, carding rounds of 69, 68 and 72 for a 54-hole total of seven under par. It was Weber’s…
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Introducing GolfRSA No 1 Kyra van Kan

January 2023 – South Africa’s top ranked Kyra van Kan began 2022 with a sixth-place finish in the SA Women’s Stroke Play Championship and a runner-up finish in the SA Women’s Amateur Championship and the 16-year-old teenage golf prodigy never let up, capping a watershed season with her fifth victory in the KwaZulu-Natal Junior Championship in…
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Silver Division winner Hermien Jones & Bronze Division winner Louise Olivier flank Sandra Winter, the 2022 South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship winner & Senior Trophy champion at Mossel Bay Golf Club

Records Galore at SA Women’s Mid-Amateur

Southern Cape golfer Sandra Winter strolled into the records books once again in the 2022 South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, Hermien Jones held her nerve to win the Silver Division & Louise Olivier went wire-to-wire to defend her Bronze Division title at Mossel Bay Golf Club in November. Winter, who turned 50 this year, has…
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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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Traut targets Winter’s SA Women’s Mid-Amateur record

MOSSEL BAY, 8 November 2022 – Vicki Traut will be bidding to become only the second player to win four South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship titles when she leads a stellar field into battle next week. The GolfRSA flagship event will be contested at the magnificent Mossel Bay Golf Club in the heart of the…
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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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Daisies delight home crowd with SA Women’s IPT win

13 October 2022 – Gauteng North rallied to win their first Women’s Inter-Provincial title since 2013 when they edged defending champions Western Province in the final round of matches at Silver Lakes Golf and Wildlife Estate. After a narrow 1.5 – 2.5 loss to Central Gauteng in the opening round, the Daisies routed Southern Cape…
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Brave Border clinches SA Women’s IPT promotion

13 October 2022 – Border’s Demi Flanagan, Kesha Louw, Millie Dondashe and Sanet Pieterse had a huge incentive to win the promotion battle in the 61st South African Women’s Inter-Provincial Tournament and they pulled it off with a classy performance at Silver Lakes Golf and Wildlife Estate. “We won the B-Division stroke play qualifier last…
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Team SA digs in for 14th continental title

10 September 2022 – GolfRSA Women’s Protea side showed their tenacity and dug in their heels to secure a 14th continental title for the African powerhouse in the All Africa Challenge Trophy this September. Trailing Tanzania and Kenya by one shot after an opening round of 149, Bobbi Brown and new caps Gabbi Venter and Bronwyn…
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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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Team SA set to defend All Africa title

5 September 2022 – GolfRSA has named a powerful team to defend its All Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) title in Tanzania this week. The defending champions head to Dar Es Salaam as favourites, with GolfRSA National Squad pair Gabbi Venter and Bobbi Brown, and Bronwyn Doeg looking to secure the country’s 14th title in 15…
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The Courier Guy to deliver 2022 Champion of Champions

GolfRSA’s popular Club Champion of Champions Final returns to a familiar venue in October and delivered by the fastest-growing courier company in South Africa. With a new sponsor on board in the shape of The Courier Guy, the National Final returns to Kyalami from 16-19 October, where the country’s ultimate club champions, across multiple divisions,…
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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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Buhai wins ‘life-changing’ major with AIG Women’s Open title

8 August 2022 – Ashleigh Buhai is a Major champion! The South African No 1 made par on the fourth play-off hole late on Sunday to win the AIG Women’s Open Championship at Muirfield and become just the second South African woman to win a major. And it was fitting that it took a sublime…
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International glory for GolfRSA No 1 Venter

7 August 2022 – Gabbi Venter put together two perfect rounds at the iconic Old Course to continue GolfRSA’s fine international form with a stunning double win in the St Andrews Junior Ladies Championship at St Andrews this August. The 18-year-old from Bloemfontein had risen to No 1 in the GolfRSA rankings in April and…
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Fearless Venter crowned Nomads SA Girls champion

A perfect draw. That’s the shot Gabbi Venter needed to gain the advantage on Sam Whateley at the first play-off hole. And that’s the shot she executed. So well, in fact, that the Free State junior nearly won the Nomads SA Girls Championship with an albatross. Everyone who has competed at the Gary Player Country…
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GolfRSA announces 2022 WATC Teams

28 June 2022 – GolfRSA today announced two strong teams to represent South Africa in the Eisenhower and Espirito Santo Trophies at the 2022 World Amateur Team Championships. Hosted by the French Golf Federation, the Espirito Santo Trophy (women’s championship) will be played from Wednesday 24 August to Saturday 27 August, and the Eisenhower Trophy…
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Central Gauteng simply superior in Mbombela

31 May 2022 – Sam Whateley, Kaiyuree Moodley and Central Gauteng captain Marine Legentil ended a six-year drought for the Lions in the 2022 GolfRSA 72-Hole Teams Championship at Mbombela Golf Club in May. The Central Gauteng trio was simply superior as they marched to a 19-stroke victory in the Swiss Team Trophy, combining with…
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Momentous win for Free State in Mbombela

31 May 2022 – GolfRSA’s No. 1-ranked amateur Gabbi Venter led Free State to a historic promotion in the 2022 GolfRSA 72-Hole Teams Championship in Mbombela in May. Rounds of 152, 162, 146 and 155 at Mbombela Golf Club saw the Venter, fellow national squad member Ellandri van Heerden and debutant Cheré Myburgh lift the…
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Southern Cape sweeps to victory in SA Women’s Mid-Am IPT

6 May 2022 – Southern Cape swept to victory in the very first SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial in spectacular fashion at Parys Golf & Country Estate in May. The Garden Route side kicked their campaign off on a high note, making a winning start by beating KwaZulu-Natal 4 – 2, but it was Boland who…
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Ekurhuleni clinches SA Women’s Mid-Am IPT promotion

7  May 2022 – Ekurhuleni will make their debut in the A-Section in the 2023 SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial after claiming a hard-fought victory in a tightly contested promotion battle in the inaugural edition played at Parys Golf & Country Estate in May. “It went down right to the wire,” said Ekurhuleni captain Candice Wort…
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GolfRSA Junior Proteas excel in Egypt

11 April 2022 – Team South Africa achieved what they set out to do at the 2022 All Africa Junior Championship, claiming a clean sweep in a successful title defence in the Boys and Girls Sections in Egypt in March. As overwhelming favourites, the GolfRSA Junior Proteas were expected to score comfortable wins in the…
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De Abreu and Louw named for 2022 Junior Open

11 April 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad members Fabrizio de Abreu and Kesha Louw have been selected to represent South Africa in the 2022 R&A Junior Open from 11-13 July, ahead of The 150th Open at St Andrews. The R&A-backed Junior Open Championship will be held at the Monifieth Golf Links, close to the Home…
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Trio of young champions crowned at Sun City

25 March 2022 – Stephanie Barbaglia, Lea van der Merwe and Zoey Rhoda celebrated a victorious campaign in the 2022 Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl presented by Sun International at Sun City this March. Barbaglia broke through to claim a first national victory in a tightly-fought contest in the A-Division and reigning SA Women’s Stroke…
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Golf RSA | Talented Juniors to defend SA pride in Egypt

Talented Juniors to defend SA pride in Egypt

10 March 2022 – Seven of South Africa’s top junior talents have been selected to fly the flag for the country in the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Egypt this month. The prestigious junior team event will be contested at the Palm Hills Golf Course from 28-31 March. The winning boys team and runners-up, together…
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Golf RSA | Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl heading to Sun City

Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl heading to Sun City

1 March 2022 – GolfRSA’s Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship takes on a grand new look when it tees off at the iconic Lost City Golf Course in March as part of an exciting multi-year sponsorship deal with Sun International. The prestigious new venue represents an exciting new chapter in the development of women’s…
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Golf RSA | Nomads - what are they all about?

Nomads – what are they all about?

1 March 2022 – Nomads is one of GolfRSA’s biggest partners and is a major player when it comes to the development of golf in South Africa. So here is all you need to know about what Nomads is and does, why the organisation is so important and how you can join this wonderful club.…
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Golf RSA | De Beer, Legentil and Smit crowned SA champs

De Beer, Legentil and Smit crowned SA champs

12 February 2022 – Qheberha’s Kyle de Beer survived a late fightback from Scotland’s Rory Franssen, surprise package Marine Legentil continued her giant-slaying ways and Liezl Smit edged her daughter Anika for the Flight title as GolfRSA celebrated three new South African Amateur champions at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. Men’s Final De Beer,…
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Golf RSA | New SA Amateur champions ready to be crowned

New SA Amateur champions ready to be crowned

10 February 2022 – The final round of the 120th South African Amateur Championships on Friday will come down to a battle of the ‘oldies’, two best friends and a historic first mother-and-daughter clash at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. In the 36-hole finals that will determine the winners of the country’s most prestigious…
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Golf RSA | Big names topple, but top seeds hold at SA Amateurs

Big names topple, but top seeds hold at SA Amateurs

9 February 2022 – While the top seeds on both the men’s and women’s side advanced in the 120th SA Amateur Championships, there were a number of big-name casualties as the flagship events whittled down to their last eight players on Wednesday. Women’s Stroke Play winner Kiera Floyd continued her march towards the double when…
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Golf RSA | Fearless Floyd claims SA Women's Stroke Play title

Fearless Floyd claims SA Women’s Stroke Play title

JOHANNESBURG, 8 February 2022 – Kiera Floyd broke through for the biggest win of her young career when she won the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship by five strokes at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Tuesday. The 17-year-old Serengeti golfer has long been considered one of the country’s brightest talents, with her…
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Golf RSA | Kiera Floyd | Floyd ready to soar to new heights

Floyd ready to soar to new heights

7 February 2022 – Inspired by her former provincial teammate Nadia van der Westhuizen’s maiden Sunshine Ladies Tour win, Ekurhuleni teenager Kiera Floyd will be gunning for the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship title in Tuesday’s final round at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. Floyd fired a second consecutive round of 71, this…
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Golf RSA | Kyra van Kan | Trio set early SA Women's Stroke Play pace

Trio set early SA Women’s Stroke Play pace

6 February 2022 – Kyra van Kan is looking to draw on her good experiences at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club, as the 16-year-old makes a tilt for the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship title. The Glendower junior opened her account in the 54-hole event with a solid round of 1-under-par 71 that…
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Golf RSA | Golf RSA National Women's Squad for 2022

GolfRSA National Women’s Squad for 2022 unveiled

21 January 2022 – GolfRSA has named the GolfRSA Women’s National Squad for 2022, with 10 new faces joining the group of South Africa’s most promising open amateur and junior golfers. “We are excited to welcome the 10 new members that have earned the opportunity to benefit from the GolfRSA National Squad system,” said Womens…
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Golf RSA | Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Samantha Whateley

Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Samantha Whateley

13 January 2022 – Samantha Whateley trended towards a third provincial win throughout 2021 and the moment finally arrived when she defended her KZNLGA Nomads Junior Girls Championship title in December. Not only did her staggering 12-shot victory in the season-ending event at Umhlali Country Club cap a brilliant season for the GolfRSA National Squad…
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Golf RSA | Looking back at 2021

Looking back at 2021

First and foremost, I’d like to wish you and your families a blessed and peaceful Festive Season. Covid-19 has made this a difficult year for many, and I’d like to offer my sincere condolences to anyone who has lost friends or family to the virus. With another wave upon us, I urge everyone to take…
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Traut makes it a record hat-trick at Highland Gate

17 November 2021 – Vicki Traut became the first hat-trick winner of the SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship when she successfully wrapped up her third title at Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate on Friday. Traut slept on a comfortable cushion after earlier rounds of 80 and 75, leading 2018 champion Liezl Smit by five shots…
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Golf RSA | Floyd and Steenkamp crowned the ultimate club champions

Floyd and Steenkamp crowned the ultimate club champions

9 November 2021 – South Africa’s No 2-ranked Kiera Floyd stormed to a sensational victory in the GolfRSA Champion of Champions tournament at Kyalami Country Club, while 2017 champion Bertie Steenkamp held his nerve to claim a second title in the Men’s A Division. Floyd, who reeled in three provincial victories since August, followed up…
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Golf RSA | Team SA seals top 10 in The Spirit USA

Team SA seals top 10 in The Spirit USA

8 November 2021 – Christo Lamprecht and Kieron van Wyk beat 19 countries for the lowest round on the final day of the 2021 Spirit International Amateur Championship, boosting Team South Africa to an eighth-place finish in Texas. Lamprecht and Van Wyk, together with fellow GolfRSA National Squad members Caitlyn Macnab and Kaylah Williams, flew the…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA names strong quartet for Spirit International

GolfRSA names strong quartet for Spirit International

19 October 2021 – GolfRSA has named a powerful team to compete in the 2021 Spirit International Golf Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Texas, USA from 4-6 November. GolfRSA National Squad members Christo Lamprecht, Kieron van Wyk, Caitlyn Macnab and Kaylah Williams have been tasked to try and improve on South Africa’s combined…
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Golf RSA | Western Province conquers at Rondebosch

Western Province conquers at Rondebosch

9 October 2021 – The 2021 SA Women’s Inter-Provincial ended in jubilation for Western Province, who celebrated a return to the winner’s circle with an unbeaten campaign at Rondebosch Golf Club on Friday. The 2017 champions bellowed their intention on the opening day of the tournament with a commanding nine-stroke victory in the Seeding Round.…
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Golf RSA | Eastern Province nails SA Women’s IPT promotion

Eastern Province nails SA Women’s IPT promotion

9 October 2021 – Eastern Province emerged victorious in the battle for supremacy to secure the coveted promotion in the 60th SA Women’s Inter-Provincial after an epic scuffle on the final day at Rondebosch Golf Club. Border looked locked in to win the B-Section, having claimed the top spot with an eight-stroke victory in the…
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Golf RSA | Zara Le Keur | All to play for in final round of SA Women's IPT

All to play for in final round of SA Women’s IPT

7 October 2021 – Three teams still have a realistic chance of lifting the 60th SA Women’s Inter-Provincial title at Rondebosch Golf Club, as the final round of competition looms on Friday. A-SECTION Western Province are in pole position to claim the win on home soil after they edged defending champions Ekurhuleni in a tightly…
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Golf RSA | Kyra van Kan | Ekurhuleni, Province battle on the cards at Rondebosch

Ekurhuleni, Province battle on the cards at Rondebosch

6 October 2021 – Ekurhuleni barely kept their bid for a hat-trick alive as Western Province flexed their muscles with a convincing victory in the first round of the A1 Division of the 60th Women’s Inter-Provincial Tournament, held at Rondebosch Golf Club in Cape Town. A-SECTION Having won the seeding event by nine strokes, Province…
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Golf RSA | Isabella van Rooyen | Western Province border lay early markers at SA Women's IPT

Western Province, Border lay early markers at SA Women’s IPT

5 October 2021 – Western Province made a strong case for a home victory with a dominant start in Tuesday’s seeding round at the 60th SA Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship in Cape Town. The 2017 champions carded level-par 144 in the morning foursomes to open up a slender two-shot lead over Gauteng, but really showed off…
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Golf RSA | Bobbi Brown | Class act Brown clinches Nomads SA Girls glory

Class act Brown clinches Nomads SA Girls glory

18 September 2021 – Bobbi Brown’s breakout season continued as she held her nerve to clinch her first national title this September. The 17-year-old Steenberg golfer celebrated her first provincial success in the Western Province Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship in April. A few weeks later, she underlined her growing stature with a third-place finish…
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Golf RSA | Cape Town golfers: Sign up for GolfRSA's Level 2 Rules course

Cape Town golfers: Sign up for GolfRSA’s Level 2 Rules course

GolfRSA is once again facilitating a series of two-day R&A Level 2 Rules Seminars in order to educate and certify (Level 2) those involved in golf administration. The seminars will take place across the country, are open to the public and conclude with Rules Level 2 examinations. It is important that all golfers, golf administrators,…
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Golf RSA | Isabella Van Rooyen | Van Rooyen hunting more Nomads success

Van Rooyen hunting more Nomads success

10 September 2021 – All eyes will be on Isabella van Rooyen as she hopes to continue her purple patch with a winning performance in the 2021 Nomads SA Girls Championship at Magalies Park Country Club this weekend. The GolfRSA B-Squad member has been in devastating form since her first national triumph in April. Resisting…
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Golf RSA | Resuming the search for the Ultimate Club Champion

Resuming the search for the Ultimate Club Champion

5 August – GolfRSA welcomes the return of its Club Champion of Champions event, giving players from all divisions from across the country the chance to become the ultimate club champion of South Africa. With most clubs having already completed their club championships, regional finals are underway and three sets of players have already secured their…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA celebrates three Momentum gsport Awards finalists in 2021

GolfRSA celebrates three Momentum gsport Awards finalists in 2021

3 August 2021 – South Africa’s No 1-ranked Caitlyn Macnab, media manager Lali Stander and the federation itself made it a hat trick of finalists for GolfRSA in the 16th Momentum gsport Awards. The Momentum gSport Awards is Africa’s longest running women’s sport recognition awards and is endorsed by the Department of Sport, Arts and…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA announces nationwide Training Program

GolfRSA announces nationwide Training Program

5 July 2021 – GolfRSA is excited to announce the nationwide launch of our GolfRSA Training Program. “We are really excited to launch the nationwide training program, supported by funding from the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, and powered by The Club Management Association of Southern Africa (CMASA),” said GolfRSA Chief Executive Officer Grant…
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Golf RSA | Buhai joins Higgo and Bez at 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Buhai joins Higgo and Bez at 2021 Tokyo Olympics

3 July 2021 – South Africa’s top-ranked player Ashleigh Buhai will be representing South Africa in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics after she qualified 33rd on the International Golf Federation list. Buhai will join the two South African men in the golf competition, Garrick Higgo and Christiaan Bezuidenhout, also named by the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee on Saturday.…
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Golf RSA | Statement from GolfRSA: Adjusted Alert Level status update

Statement from GolfRSA: Adjusted Alert Level 4 status update

28 June 2021 – Further to the Regulations of the Disaster Management Act in respect of the Adjusted Alert Level 4, as gazetted on Sunday, 27 June 2021, we would like to address the contents thereof as it pertains to golf and to reiterate our confidence in the GolfRSA Risk Mitigation Guidelines in place for…
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Golf RSA | SA’s top amateur Macnab comes of age in France

SA’s top amateur Macnab comes of age in France

8 June 2021 – Even after her brilliant run on the Sunshine Ladies Tour, there were still some who questioned Caitlyn Macnab’s ability beyond South African borders. The country’s leading amateur silenced those critics with a top 20 finish in France this past weekend. In her five starts on Africa’s premier women’s professional circuit, Macnab…
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Golf RSA | Momentous wins for Western Province and Border at Kingswood

Momentous wins for Western Province and Border at Kingswood

7 June 2021 – Kaylah Williams, Isabella van Rooyen and Bobbi Brown ended an 18-year winning drought for Western Province, while Border’s Demi Flanagan, Kesha Louw & Lisakhanya Payiya clinched the promotion battle in the 2021 WGSA 72-Hole Team Championship at Kingswood Golf Estate in May. The Western Province trio was simply superior as they…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA salute Norma Potgieter and Neale Kunhardt

GolfRSA salute Norma Potgieter and Neale Kunhardt

It is with enormous sadness that we learned of the passing of two of South African golf’s greatest servants, Norma Potgieter and Neale Kunhardt. On behalf of GolfRSA, Womens Golf South Africa (WGSA) and the South African Golf Association (SAGA) and all our members we extend our deepest condolences to their families – our thoughts…
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Golf RSA | Telfer's eagle putt sends Auburn to NCAA Championship

Telfer’s eagle putt sends Auburn to NCAA Championship

13 May 2021 – Kaleigh Telfer called three shots: a powerful drive, a 5-iron to the green and an 18-foot eagle putt on the 503-yard, par-5 ninth hole Wednesday at the Louisville Regional to advance No. 9 Auburn to next week’s NCAA Championship in Scottsdale, Arizona. “I knew what the scores were the whole day,”…
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Golf RSA | Hall gunning for top spot at Westlake

Hall gunning for top spot at Westlake

12 May 2021 – Former SA Women’s Stroke Play champion Casandra Hall has Lee-Anne Pace firmly in her sights as she heads into the business end of the Sunshine Ladies Tour season, and the lucrative Investec South African Women’s Open at Westlake Golf Club this week. A win at the Joburg Ladies Open in the…
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Golf RSA | Young guns set for Investec SA Women’s Open experience

Young guns set for Investec SA Women’s Open experience

12 May 2021 – Nine of South Africa’s future golfing talents are poised to soak up the experience of competing on golf’s biggest stage when they tee it up in the Investec SA Women’s Open at Westlake Golf Club on Thursday. Led by GolfRSA Elite Squad members Caitlyn Macnab and Samantha Whateley, the group of…
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Golf RSA | Van Rooyen lands breakthrough win Rose Bowl

Van Rooyen lands breakthrough win Rose Bowl

26 April 2021 – Isabella van Rooyen closed out victory in the Nomads SA Girl’s Rose Bowl Championship on Monday to secure her first national title and open the door to a new chapter in her young career. The 18-year-old Clovelly junior cruised to a two stroke victory at Durbanville Golf Club, resisting the pressure…
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Golf RSA | Megan Streicher | Streicher leads strong line up at Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl

Streicher leads strong line up at Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl

24 April 2021 – Reigning SA Women’s Stroke Play champion Megan Streicher will spearhead the challenge in the Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship, which tees off at Durbanville Golf Club on Sunday. The national tournament features a 62-strong field that will contest for glory in the Championship, Silver and Bronze Divisions. It has been…
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Golf RSA | Magnificent Macnab makes history in Jabra Ladies Classic

Magnificent Macnab makes history in Jabra Ladies Classic

16 April 2021 – Reigning SA Women’s Amateur champion Caitlyn Macnab made South African golfing history on Friday when she powered to an eight-stroke victory in the Sunshine Ladies Tour’s Jabra Ladies Classic at Glendower Golf Club. In a scintillating final round, the 19-year-old GolfRSA No 1 sealed the victory in breath-taking fashion, firing five…
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Golf RSA | Excitement builds for GolfRSA team events

Excitement builds for GolfRSA team events

15 April 2021 – Excitement is building as amateur talents of all ages gear up for the recommencement of national team events across South Africa, starting with the Senior and Super Senior Inter-Provincials this April. GolfRSA cancelled all of its national team events across all its divisions following the hard lockdown that ensued in South…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA 2021 National squads announced

GolfRSA 2021 National squads announced

8 April 2021 – Four new faces have joined the men’s and women’s National Squads as GolfRSA continues to identify rising talent and assist with the development of the country’s top amateur golfers. Royal Cape pair Isabella van Rooyen (18) and Zara le Keur (16) have earned their call ups in the women’s system, joining…
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Golf RSA | Katitani clinches Augusta glory in play-off

Katitani clinches Augusta glory in play-off

4 April 2021 – Japanese teen Tsubasa Katitani outlasted the field to lift the 2021 Augusta National Women’s Amateur title, while South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer notched a top 22 finish at Augusta National Golf Club this past weekend. The second event had all the elements of the inaugural edition two years ago – passion, sportsmanship and…
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Golf RSA | Champion of Champions is back

Champion of Champions is back

The hunt for the country’s top club champions has begun as GolfRSA announced that its popular Club Champion of Champions event is back following the forced cancellation of last year’s event due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The event, which pits the country’s club champions – from multiple divisions – against one another has been running…
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Golf RSA | Macnab and Maas a cut above in SA Amateurs

Macnab and Maas a cut above in SA Amateurs

19 February 2021 – South Africa’s No 1-ranked Caitlyn Macnab became just the 12th woman to successfully defend her SA Amateur title since 1906, while 17-year-old Christiaan Maas continued his remarkable rise when he lifted the men’s title on Friday. Macnab won her second title in fine style with a convincing 11 & 9 victory…
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Golf RSA | Jack Dyer | Switched on Dyer and Streicher cruising in SA Amateur

Switched on Dyer and Streicher cruising in SA Amateur

17 February 2021 – Top seeds Jack Dyer and Megan Streicher looks to be the players to beat as the duo marched on to the quarter-finals of the South African Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. England’s Dyer – with compatriot and first-round casualty Zach Chegwidden on the bag – saw off…
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Golf RSA | Megan Streicher | Smoking hot Streicher storms to SA Women’s Stroke Play success

Smoking hot Streicher storms to SA Women’s Stroke Play success

16 February 2021 – Swellendam’s Megan Streicher rode a red-hot putter to shoot the day’s low round of 67 on the West Course and rally from four shots back overnight to win the South African Women’s Stroke Play title at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Tuesday. The 18-year-old GolfRSA Elite Squad member held…
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Golf RSA | Jack Dyer | Late heroics hand England's Dyer the Proudfoot win

Late heroics hand England’s Dyer the Proudfoot win

15 February 2021 – England’s Jack Dyer produced a powerful finish to claim a two-stroke victory in the 119th South African Amateur Championship qualifier at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Monday. The 22-year-old from Boyce Hill Golf Club graduated from California State Fullerton University last year and has spent the last month in…
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Golf RSA | Jack Dyer | Late heroics hand England's Dyer the Proudfoot win

Whateley, Dreyer steps up at Royal Johannesburg

14 February 2021 – Sam Whateley delivered a mature and disciplined performance to lead the first round of the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship, while veteran Ryan Dreyer turned back the clock in the 119th South African Amateur Championship qualifier on Sunday. Whateley, who has risen to third in the WGSA Open Ranking following…
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Golf RSA | Caitlyn Macnab | Macnab wary of strong field ahead of SA Amateur title defence

Macnab wary of strong field ahead of SA Amateur title defence

13 February 2021 – While Casey Jarvis heads into the defence of his title in hot form after lifting the African Amateur Championship last week, there is a little more pressure on fellow 2020 champion Caitlyn Macnab in the SA Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club from 14-19 February. Twelve months ago,…
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Golf RSA | Larissa du Preez | Du Preez lays SA Women's Amateur marker with grandstand finish in PE

Du Preez lays SA Women’s Amateur marker with grandstand finish in PE

11 February 2021 – Larissa du Preez’s well-timed victory in the Eastern Province & Border Championship delivered a welcome injection of confidence ahead of the upcoming SA Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. The Silver Lakes golfer eagled the par-five final hole at Port Elizabeth Golf Club to edge out former champion…
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Golf RSA | LISTEN: The best bits of The Long and the Short Of It

LISTEN: The best bits of The Long and the Short Of It

We are delighted to bring you the best bits of The Long and the Short of It – featuring interviews with some of the biggest names in golf, including Grand Slam winner Gary Player, Major winner Sir Nick Faldo, former English professional and founder of International Sports Management, Chubby Chandler, Golf Channel presenter Dougie Donnelly and…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA poised for 2021 South African Swing

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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Golf RSA | GolfRSA National tournaments are a GO in 2021

GolfRSA National tournaments are a GO in 2021

30 December 2020 – GolfRSA is delighted to confirm that the three Nomads national events scheduled for January 2021 will go ahead in compliance with the National Government Regulations and GolfRSA Consolidated Risk Mitigation Guidelines. The 2021 season will kick off on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, where the Nomads National Order of Merit (NOoM) Coastal…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Statement - 29 December 2020

GolfRSA Statement – 29 December 2020

GolfRSA Statement – 29 December 2020 Dear Unions, Clubs and Golfers, In accordance with the SA Government Regulations for “Adjusted Alert Level 3” issued in terms of section 27(2) and published in the Government Gazette No 44044 on 29 December 2020, GolfRSA confirms that golf may continue to be played. Golfers and Clubs must strictly…
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Golf RSA | Festive Season message from GolfRSA CEO Grant Hepburn

Festive Season message from GolfRSA CEO Grant Hepburn

As the end of one of the most challenging years in recent history approaches, I’d like to take this opportunity to wish all golfers a safe and restful Festive Season. When we look back on 2020, few people will have fond memories of a tumultuous year where the Covid-19 pandemic threw the world as we…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA - A look back at the 2020 highlights

GolfRSA – A look back at the 2020 highlights

24 December 2020 – Caitlyn Macnab and Casey Jarvis dominated the headlines early in the year with their  unprecedented “double-double” for Ekurhuleni and Gauteng juniors Samantha Whateley and Kim Turgut drew the curtain on the shortened 2020 season with a joint victory in Kwazulu-Natal. Macnab and Jarvis joined a short and exclusive list of golfers…
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Golf RSA | Telfer hitting the high notes in the US

Telfer hitting the high notes in the US

24 December 2020 – GolfRSA Elite Squad member Kaleigh Telfer made her debut in this week’s Arnold Palmer Cup where she joined the cream of the US college crop in the Ryder Cup-style event, co-founded by the legendary Major champion and the Golf Coaches Association of America in 1997. The invitation to compete in this…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Kesha Louw

GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Kesha Louw

For the final segment of our 2020 GolfRSA Rising Star Series, we headed to Border to get to know one of our new GolfRSA Womens Golf South Africa Talent Identification squad members, Kesha Louw. A sports fanatic, this 13-year-old firecracker has earned junior provincial colours in tennis, hockey and golf and last year, she rewrote…
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Golf RSA | Vorster eyes comeback in 2021

Vorster eyes comeback in 2021

24 December 2020 – With his injury trouble practically squared away, Martin Vorster is working harder than ever to kick the 2021 season off on a high note. Still South Africa’s highest ranked amateur in the World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR), the World No 30 made his first competitive appearance after a lengthy seven-month layoff…
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Golf RSA | Lin lucks out with birthday wish in the SA Blind Open

Lin lucks out with birthday wish in the SA Blind Open

18 December 2020 – Not many people would undertake an 80-hour roundtrip journey to compete in a golf tournament, but that is exactly what 2020 South African Blind Open Championship winner Luke Lin did this December. The 18-year-old American scholar recently lifted the B3 Division title in the SA Blind Golf Association’s flagship event at…
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Golf RSA | Old King Cole

Old King Cole

December 2020 – When Cole Cruickshank fulfils his lifelong dream to play golf as a professional in the upcoming months, he will do so at the ripe old age of 23. That’s a full two years older than world No 14 Matthew Wolff, three years more life experience than rising South African star Wilco Nienaber…
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Golf RSA | IGF Board elects Annika Sorenstam as new President

IGF Board elects Annika Sorenstam as new President

2 December 2020 – “I very much look forward to working with the board, the IOC and the governing bodies of golf in their efforts to continue to grow the game globally.” Annika Sörenstam. The International Golf Federation Board convened a virtual meeting yesterday focused on long-term strategic planning and progress toward next summer’s Tokyo…
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Golf RSA | Fearless Floyd conquers all in Mpumalanga

Fearless Floyd conquers all in Mpumalanga

December 2020 – Four weeks after a crushing performance in Cape Town, Benoni golfer Kiera Floyd added two more trophies to her silverware haul with a winning performance in the Mpumalanga Women’s Championship. Floyd charged straight to the summit with a flawless opening round of 65 at Middelburg Country Club on 21 November and the…
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Golf RSA | Traut battles back to SA Women’s Mid-Am glory

Traut battles back to SA Women’s Mid-Am glory

ROBERTSON, 18 November 2020 – Vicki Traut came through an intense battle of attrition on the final day at Robertson Golf Club to celebrate back-to-back victories in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. The Erinvale golfer got her title defence in the quaint Cape Winelands town off to a strong start with a two-over-par 74…
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Golf RSA | Grey closes in on Traut in Robertson

Grey closes in on Traut in Robertson

ROBERTSON, 17 November 2020 – Nina Grey posted the low score of the day to reduce overnight leader Vicki Traut’s advantage in the South African Women’s Amateur Championship at Robertson Golf Club. Grey fired two rare birdies on a wet Tuesday in the Cape Winelands for a two-over-par 74 that boosted the Durbanville golfer surge…
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Golf RSA | Traut takes charge in SA Women’s Mid-Amateur

Traut takes charge in SA Women’s Mid-Amateur

16 November 2020 – Vicki Traut’s title defence in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship got off to a strong start as the Western Province golfer opened up a four-shot lead in the first round on Monday. Traut bookended a round of two-over-par 74 at Robertson Golf Club with birdies to finish well clear of…
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Golf RSA | Western Province double for Moodley

Western Province double for Moodley

November 2020 – Showing the same grit, determination and talent that earned her the leading amateur honour in the Investec SA Women’s Open in March, rising star Kaiyuree Moodley defended her the Western Province Women’s Championship title in early November. The GolfRSA Elite Squad member had hinted at a return to the winner’s circle with…
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Golf RSA | Traut targets repeat SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship glory

Traut targets repeat SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship glory

October 2020 – Somerset West golfer Vicki Traut will be bidding for back-to-back titles when she leads a stellar field in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship in the Western Cape next month. The flagship event will be contested at the magnificent Robertson Golf Club in the heart of the famous wine country from 16…
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Golf RSA | Williams returns to winner’s circle in Ackerman Championship

Williams returns to winner’s circle in Ackerman Championship

October 2020 – Durbanville golfer Kaylah Williams put the perfect exclamation mark on her final competitive appearance for the 2020 season with a masterful victory in the prestigious Ackerman Championship on Sunday. The 18-year-old fashioned a blistering closing loop of 31 featuring an eagle and four birdies in the final round at Clovelly Country Club…
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Golf RSA | Magnificent Macnab on the rise again

Magnificent Macnab on the rise again

October 2020 – South Africa’s leading amateur Caitlyn Macnab picked up where she left off with yet another dazzling victory in the Ekurhuleni Women’s Championship this October. The Serengeti golfer Macnab cemented her spot at the top of the Womens Golf South Africa Open and Junior Rankings in February with a superior performance in the…
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Golf RSA | R&A bursaries a career boost for SA women in golf

R&A bursaries a career boost for SA women in golf

18 September 2020 – Like most countries in the world, the golf industry in South Africa is slowly recovering from the impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic, but as they say, every cloud has a silver lining and in this case, the PGA of South Africa received exciting news for three women looking to start…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Megan Streicher

GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Megan Streicher

September 2020 – There was no sign of lockdown blues as GolfRSA rising star Megan Streicher sprinted to the winner’s circle in the third event on this year’s Bridge Fund Manager Junior Series on Sunday. Last year the Swellendam junior upstaged the boys to win the Individual Competition in the SA High Schools Championship and,…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA announces huge auction drive to boost GolfRSA Help Fund

GolfRSA announces huge auction drive to boost GolfRSA Help Fund

4 September 2020 – Celebrated sport celebrities, eminent artists and generous benefactors have once again opened their hearts to help GolfRSA continue to provide relief for the South African golf industry’s caddies and casual workers most severely impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. “Our first auction was hugely successful, so we have partnered once again…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Zara Le Keur

GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Zara Le Keur

Zara le Keur never really considered golf as a career option. In fact, the closest the she got to the game was hitting golf balls at the driving range with her dad Wayne. However, a chance meeting with teaching professional Kurt Stripp at the Momentum Driving Range in 2017, changed her life. Just a year…
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Golf RSA | Women’s Month Spotlight: 2020 Momentum gsport finalist Sarah Braude

Women’s Month Spotlight: 2020 Momentum gsport finalist Sarah Braude

10 August 2020 – Sarah Braude took the helm at Womens Golf South Africa at the end of April, shortly after the South African government issued the Alert Level 5 hard lockdown due to the international Covid-19 pandemic. In the ensuing months, Braude not only guided women’s amateur golf with great skill, but her expertise as…
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Golf RSA | Women’s Month Spotlight: 2020 Momentum gsport finalist Caitlyn Macnab

Women’s Month Spotlight: 2020 Momentum gsport finalist Caitlyn Macnab

10 August – South Africa’s top ranked Caitlyn Macnab has been making her mark in the South African golfing landscape over the last 18 months and deservedly, the 18-year-old recently made the shortlist of finalists in the 2020 Momentum gsport Awards. Only a handful of women have won Womens Golf South Africa’s flagship events in…
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Golf RSA | Women’s Month Spotlight - Dyason makes history at Irene Country Club

Women’s Month Spotlight – Dyason makes history at Irene Country Club

10 August 2020 – Di Dyason wrote her name in the South African golfing history annals when she became the first elected female Club Captain in the 109 year history of Irene Country Club in August. The Pretoria-based club has been leading the way in transformation, by actively promoting and embracing necessary change in the…
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Golf RSA | Strong showing from SA’s Telfer in US Women’s Amateur

Strong showing from SA’s Telfer in US Women’s Amateur

9 August 2020 – South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer enjoyed a great run in the 120th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship before her maiden bid for glory was thwarted by world number 9 Rose Zhang in Saturday’s quarter-finals. In her first competitive outing since she won her second collegiate title in the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in March, Telfer fired…
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Golf RSA | Mistry makes US Match Play with majestic comeback

Mistry makes US Match Play with majestic comeback

6 August 2020 – American Rachel Heck walked away with the medallist honours, but it was South Africa’s Kajal Mistry who produced the fireworks in the final round of the stroke play qualifier for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship on Wednesday. Demonstrating the same grit and determination that earned her the rare double in the…
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Golf RSA | SA pair debut in U.S. Women’s Amateur

SA pair debut in U.S. Women’s Amateur

3 August 2020 – Two of South Africa’s top ranked amateurs are making their debut in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship in Maryland today. Kaleigh Telfer – the country’s highest ranked amateur on the world rankings – and Kajal Mistry both qualified for the prestigious event at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, where the typical…
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Golf RSA | Braude, Macnab make 2020 Momentum gsport Awards Shortlist

Braude, Macnab make 2020 Momentum gsport Awards Shortlist

1 August 2020 – GolfRSA is delighted to announce that Womens Golf South Africa President Sarah Braude and GolfRSA’s top ranked Caitlyn Macnab both made the short-list of finalists for the 2020 Momentum gsport awards. This year marks the 15th edition of the longest-running women’s sports awards in South Africa, which honour South African athletes…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Statement - Announcement on the return to Golf

GolfRSA Statement – Announcement on the return to Golf

GOLFRSA STATEMENT Announcement on the return to Golf 12 June 2020 GolfRSA and the Golf bodies welcome the efforts of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture that have allowed for the safe return of Golf. The Golf bodies wish to thank the Minister, Director General and their team of staff for their commitment to…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Statement - 8 June 2020

GolfRSA STATEMENT – 8 June 2020

GolfRSA STATEMENT 8 June 2020 GolfRSA has today received an official reprimand from the Ministry of Sports, Arts and Culture following certain golf estates and facilities opening up for golf last week and this past weekend. According to the official letter from the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, “the opening of these facilities is…
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Golf RSA | GOLFRSA STATEMENT – RETURN TO GOLF

GOLFRSA STATEMENT – RETURN TO GOLF

GOLFRSA STATEMENT – RETURN TO GOLF 5 June 2020 A decision by government on Golf’s return and the timing of this return was made early in the week. GolfRSA’s delegation that presented the initial proposal on 30th April for the return of golf was commended by the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture for the…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA STATEMENT - GolfRSA reaction to High Court Ruling

GolfRSA STATEMENT – GolfRSA reaction to High Court Ruling

GOLFRSA STATEMENT GolfRSA reaction to High Court Ruling 4 June 2020 – In light of the Gauteng High Court Ruling that declared the country’s Alert Levels 3 and 4 lockdown regulations unconstitutional and invalid, GolfRSA in conjunction with all the golf bodies, is taking action and legal advice to ascertain the repercussions the ruling holds in terms…
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Golf RSA | GOLFRSA STATEMENT 31 MAY 2020

GolfRSA STATEMENT – 31 May 2020

31 MAY 2020 GolfRSA continued discussions today at the highest level of government regarding the re-opening of golf at Alert Level 3. “We had a very positive meeting this morning with a key representative of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture,” said GolfRSA CEO Grant Hepburn. “Please rest assured that the overriding priority of…
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Golf RSA | GOLFRSA STATEMENT 30 MAY 2020

GOLFRSA STATEMENT 30 MAY 2020

30 MAY 2020 Following the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture’s briefing this morning, GolfRSA on behalf of all South African golf bodies, would like to go on record in expressing our disappointment around the continued uncertainty in terms of where the return of golf stands at Alert Level 3. There are sufficient examples globally…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA to equip golf industry with HealthDocs

GolfRSA to equip golf industry with HealthDocs

CAPE TOWN, 30 May 2020 – GolfRSA is once again stepping in to assist the struggling golf industry with the announcement that it will cover the annual subscription costs of the HealthDocs App for all golf clubs throughout the country. The App, an easy-to-use employee and customer monitoring solution, is aimed at helping organisations such…
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Golf RSA | Statement from GolfRSA - 29 May 2020

Statement from GolfRSA – 29 May 2020

29 May 2020 Further to the regulations in respect of Alert Level 3 announced on Thursday, 28 May 2020, we would like to address the concerns of the entire golf industry. The vague nature of the regulations has led to different interpretations and was fuelled by misleading information in the media. In a video conference…
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Golf RSA | SA Sports Federations highlight the importance of the safe return of sports

SA Sports Federations highlight the importance of the safe return of sports

29 May 2020  South African sports federations highlight the importance of the safe return of sports Financial survival of various sports federations remains uncertain Following the recent announcement regarding the regulations governing Alert level 3, the financial survival of many sports in South Africa remain uncertain. According to the latest guidelines released by government, professional…
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Golf RSA | WGSA welcomes new caps to National Squads

WGSA welcomes new caps to National Squads

CAPE TOWN, 19 May 2020 – Womens Golf South Africa welcomed a number of new caps from the country’s promising amateur pool into their three-tiered GolfRSA National Squad structure for the 2020 season. “We are delighted to welcome Chloe Malgas-Kelpin, Ellandri van Heerden, Kaylan Boshof, Kesha Louw and Lucia Mhlabane, who will join Anika Smit…
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Golf RSA | WGSA celebrates 2019 Award winners

WGSA celebrates 2019 Award winners

CAPE TOWN, 18 May 2020 – Womens Golf South Africa recently celebrated the achievements of four top rising talents as the recipients of the annual WGSA Player Awards. “It gives us great pleasure to congratulate our 2019 winners Kaylah Williams, Caitlyn Macnab, Kera Healey and Marine Legentil,” said newly-elected WGSA President Sarah Braude. Serengeti’s Macnab…
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Golf RSA | Braude and Andrew to guide WGSA

Braude and Andrew to guide WGSA

14 May 2020 – Womens Golf South Africa will be guided by more than 20 years of experience in golf administration by newly-elected President Sarah Braude and Vice-President Susan Andrew. Braude and Andrew were unanimously elected during the Womens Golf South Africa (WGSA) Annual General Meeting, held via video conference at the end of April…
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Golf RSA | Covid-19 SA Lockdown Update - 12 May 2020

Covid-19 SA Lockdown Update – 12 May 2020

12 May 2020 Dear Golfers, On behalf of the golf industry delegation engaging with government, which comprises GolfRSA, the PGA of SA and the Club Management Association of South Africa, we wanted to provide an update since the last communication of a week ago. Today we received a formal response from Minister of Sports, Arts…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA CEO Grant Hepburn talks golf & Covid-19 Relief Fund

GolfRSA CEO Grant Hepburn talks golf & Covid-19 Relief Fund

1 May 2020 – GolfRSA CEO Grant Hepburn talks us through the recommendations from Minister of Sports, Arts & Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa on the way forward for the golf industry after a video conference with the umbrella body, the PGA of Southern Africa and the Club Managers Association of Southern Africa on Thursday, 30…
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Golf RSA | Feedback from the Ministerial Meeting

Feedback from the Ministerial Meeting

Dear fellow golfer, This afternoon, Thursday 30 April 2020, a delegation representing South African golf met with the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa, via video conference call in order to present a proposal from the South African golf industry, and to seek guidance and advice from the Minister and his team…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA launches Covid-19 Relief Fund

GolfRSA launches Covid-19 Relief Fund

CAPE TOWN, 28 April 2020 – GolfRSA launched a R1-million relief initiative on Monday, aimed at helping caddies and casual workers at golf facilities who have been adversely affected by the countrywide lockdown due to the Corona Virus pandemic. GolfRSA – the umbrella body for amateur golf in South Africa – intends to reach those…
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Golf RSA | Update on cancellation status of National Tournaments

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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Golf RSA | Golf Course Maintenance Rules during Covid-19 Lockdown

Golf Course Maintenance Rules during Covid-19 Lockdown

26 March 2020 – To Whom This May Concern In terms of the Government Notice regarding the Regulations published by Government Notice 318 of 18 March 2020 (download HERE), and the subsequent “Amendment of Regulations Issued in Terms of Section 27(2), the following applies: In accordance with 11B relating to the Restriction on the movement…
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Golf RSA | Africa Golf Confederation events postponed

Africa Golf Confederation events postponed

The Africa Golf Confederation (AGC) announced today that all tournaments held under the auspices of the AGC will be postponed until further notice due to the ongoing threat posed by the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the increasing spread of the virus through Africa. This includes the 2020 All-Africa Junior Golf Teams Championship, scheduled…
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Golf RSA | Golf course maintenance during Covid-19 lockdown

Golf course maintenance during Covid-19 lockdown

23 March 2020 – Dear Golf Unions, Golf Clubs and Golfers, With due consideration to the National Disaster pronounced by State President Cyril Ramaphosa on 15 March 2020, and with reference to the National Coronavirus Command Council’s decision to enforce a nationwide lockdown for 21 days with effect from midnight on Thursday 26 March, GolfRSA…
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Golf RSA | Moodley reflects on magical week in Investec SA Women’s Open

Moodley reflects on magical week in Investec SA Women’s Open

18 March 2020 – Never in a million years could Kaiyuree Moodley guess that one of her worst rounds would lay the groundwork for her biggest career achievement – winning the leading amateur honour in the 2020 Investec SA Women’s Open. Coming off a runner-up finish in the KwaZulu-Natal Championship at Durban Country Club, the…
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Golf RSA | Coronavirus / COVID 19 Update - Cancellation of National Tournaments

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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Golf RSA | All-Africa Junior Golf Teams Championship postponed

All-Africa Junior Golf Teams Championship postponed

12 March 2020 – The 2020 All-Africa Junior Golf Teams Championship, scheduled to take place at the Palm Hills Golf Course in Egypt in two weeks, has been postponed due to the ongoing threat posed by the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The decision to postpone the event was made by the African Golf Confederation…
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Golf RSA | Ammies set to savour Investec SA Women’s Open experience

Ammies set to savour Investec SA Women’s Open experience

11 March 2020 – The next generation of golfing stars are ready to step into the limelight when the Investec SA Women’s Open tees off on Thursday. Amateurs Kaiyuree Moodley, Bianca Wernich and Bobbi Brown survived baptism of fire in Monday’s qualifying round to join top ranked Kaylah Williams and Megan Streicher in the 132-playing…
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Golf RSA | Mwale and Healey triumphant in Nomads SA Juniors International

Mwale and Healey triumphant in Nomads SA Juniors International

6 March 2020 – GolfRSA National Squad members Carl Mwale and Kera Healey claimed the biggest wins of their young careers when they captured their respective divisions of the Nomads South African Juniors International on Thursday. Healey went wire-to-wire at Rondebosch Golf Club, courtesy of a flawless seven-under-par 65 in the opening round that earned…
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Golf RSA | Double SA Amateur delight for South Africa’s top golfers

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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Golf RSA | Big test for SA’s best in Aon SA Amateur finals

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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Golf RSA | Favourites advance at Aon SA Amateur

Favourites advance at Aon SA Amateur

19 February 2020 – The big guns of women’s golf moved comfortably into the quarter-finals of the Aon South African Amateur Championship, setting up four mouth-watering clashes on the East Course of Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Thursday. Reigning South African Stroke Play champion and the country’s No 1-ranked amateur Caitlyn Macnab kept…
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Golf RSA | Celebrations on ice for birthday girl Macnab & Moodliar

Celebrations on ice for birthday girl Macnab & Moodliar

18 February 2020 – Caitlyn Macnab set any aside any thoughts of celebration despite claiming the biggest title in her golfing career, the Aon South African Stroke Play Championship, on her 18th birthday. The Serengeti golfer signed for a final round of 68 on Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club’s West Course to finish on…
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Golf RSA | Williams wings her way to the front at RJK

Williams wings her way to the front at RJK

17 February 2020 – Kaylah Williams hopes to emulate fellow Western Province golfer Sam Simpson when she bids for the number one spot in the Aon South African Women’s Amateur Championship, which tees off at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club on Tuesday. Simpson was the proud recipient of the prestigious Proudfoot Trophy for his three-shot…
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Golf RSA | Macnab takes pole at Aon SA Women's Stroke Play

Macnab takes pole at Aon SA Women’s Stroke Play

16 February 2020 – Caitlyn Macnab seized the initiative on day one of the Aon South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship to open up a one-shot lead at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Things didn’t quite go her way at the start of the day, but once she hit her stride, there was no…
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Golf RSA | Talented Juniors trio to defend SA pride in Egypt

Talented Juniors trio to defend SA pride in Egypt

JOHANNESBURG, 15 February 2020 – Boland junior Megan Streicher will make her national debut in the All-Africa Junior Golf Teams Championship when she partners Caitlyn Macnab and Kiera Floyd from Ekurhuleni in the Girls Competition against the rest of Africa in Egypt this March. “We are extremely delighted to have the opportunity to give our…
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Golf RSA | Barbaglia upstages boys to win Bridge Junior title

Barbaglia upstages boys to win Bridge Junior title

27 January 2020 – Benmore teenager Stephanie Barbaglia was in sizzling form as she beat a top-class field of golfers to become the first girl to win a Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series title this season. The 14-year-old Bryanston golfer, who attends the ESCA School Wanderers, defeated Liam van Deventer from North West in a…
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Golf RSA | Moodley to debut in Faldo’s Major Invitational

Moodley to debut in Faldo’s Major Invitational

CAPE TOWN, 15 January 2020 – Kaiyuree Moodley has set her sights on the SA Women’s Amateur double crown in February and she hopes to gain masses of experience in the 2020 Major Champions Invitational in the United States later this month. An impressive runner-up finish in the prestigious ANNIKA Invitational USA at the World…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA stars heading for Annika Invitational USA

GolfRSA stars heading for Annika Invitational USA

15 January 2020 – South Africa’s top two juniors Caitlyn Macnab from Ekurhuleni and Boland’s Megan Streicher are set to fly the country’s flag in the 12th Annika Invitational USA presented by Rolex from 17-19 January. GolfRSA Squad pair will compete in the 70-strong player field of the prestigious 54-hole stroke play championship, hosted by…
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Golf RSA | Festive Season Greetings from GolfRSA

Festive Season Greetings from GolfRSA

23 December 2019 – As we stare down the end of 2019, I’d like to take the opportunity to wish all our club golfers the happiest of Festive Seasons. For many, 2019 has been a year filled with difficult challenges and I do hope that you are able to take some time off over the…
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Golf RSA | Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Tebogo Lefifi

Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Tebogo Lefifi

This November, we shine the spotlight on one of GolfRSA’s rising stars Tebogo Lefifi. Having joined the South African Golf Development Board programme as an eight-year-old, the Lyndhurst junior rose through the ranks under the watchful eye of Gauteng regional manager Andy Ostle. “Tebobo caught the eye of the executive at Ladies Golf Gauteng and…
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Golf RSA | Nostalgic SA Women’s Mid-Amateur win for Traut

Nostalgic SA Women’s Mid-Amateur win for Traut

14 November 2019 – Vicki Traut from Western Province went wire-to-wire at Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa on Wednesday to celebrate a very memorable maiden victory in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. Traut won by eight shots on six-over 150 after carding rounds of 72 and 78 in the weather-reduced 36 hole tournament.…
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Golf RSA | Traut trots to five-shot lead at Selborne

Traut trots to five-shot lead at Selborne

12 November 2019 – Vicki Traut lived up to her pre-tournament billing when she opened up a five-shot lead in the first round of the SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa on Tuesday. Heavy rains on Sunday and Monday forced Womens Golf South Africa to call off the scheduled first…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas does SA proud in the USA

GolfRSA Proteas does SA proud in the USA

10 November 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas continued South Africa’s success story on the international golfing stage with a superb performance in the highly-rated Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship in Texas. Martin Vorster from Southern Cape, Western Province’s Sam Simpson and Gauteng pair Zethu Myeki and Symone Henriques combined for an impressive ninth place finish…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas on the move abroad

GolfRSA Proteas on the move abroad

9 November 2019 – While the GolfRSA Proteas made positive strides in the Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship in Texas, fellow South African Kyle de Beer broke into the top 25 in the Argentine Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Friday. The South African team finished in joint 12th on 12-under alongside Chinese Taipei when action…
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Golf RSA | Mixed fortunes for GolfRSA Proteas in Texas

Mixed fortunes for GolfRSA Proteas in Texas

8 November 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas combined for five-under-par 139 to tie for 13th in the Combined International Competition of The Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Texas on Thursday. The 19 nations contesting the 54-hole, four-ball stroke-play competition teed off in pouring rain and it was the French…
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Golf RSA | SA’s ultimate club champions crowned

SA’s ultimate club champions crowned

7 November 2019 – GolfRSA crowned six new champions as the annual Champion of Champions tournament, in association with Aon, wrapped up in fine style at Zebula Golf Estate and Spa. The two-day event seeks to identify the country’s ultimate club champions, across three men’s and three women’s divisions, by pitting regional winners against eachother…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas pumped for Texas action

GolfRSA Proteas pumped for Texas action

7 November 2019 – The Spirit International Golf Championship has been a training ground for stars of tomorrow spanning the globe, and GolfRSA Proteas Zethu Myeki, Symone Henriques, Martin Vorster and Sam Simpson are among the 80 players hoping to go on to bigger and better things after this week. The first championship in 2001…
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Golf RSA | In-form Traut headlines SA Women’s Mid-Amateur field

In-form Traut headlines SA Women’s Mid-Amateur field

29 October 2019 – In-form Vicki Traut will headline a glorious festival of golf when the SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship swings into action at the magnificent Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa from 11-13 November. Traut romped to victory in the 39th Ackerman Championship on the Open Amateur circuit two weeks ago and she is…
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Golf RSA | Duminy revels in double victories at Clovelly

Steenberg pair claims Cape of Good Hope Wine Series title

Dudley Annenburg, a 21-handicapper from Steenberg Golf Club in Cape Town, held his nerve on the daunting 18th hole at Leopard Creek Golf Club to lead his team to the inaugural Cape of Good Hope Wine Series title. Annenburg and his Betterball partner Michael da Silva (2) started the final day a single point behind…
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Ekurhuleni celebrates SA Women’s IPT double

29 September 2019 – Twelve months after they marched to a historic first victory in Stellenbosch, Ekurhuleni was in ascendancy again in the 59th South African Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship at Riviera on Vaal Country Club. The defending champions put an exclamation mark behind an unbeaten week when they staved off a spirited assault from Western Province in a…
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WGSA Invites come up trumps in SA Women’s IPT

29 September 2019 – The WGSA Invitational Team claimed a huge victory for golf development with their triumph in the promotion battle at the 59th South African Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship. Womens Golf South Africa offered four young rising talents the chance to gain experience in the premier women’s team event and the quartet embraced the…
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Golf RSA | Stage set for showdowns in SA Women’s IPT

Stage set for showdowns in SA Women’s IPT

26 September 2019 – The final round of the 59th South African Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship is shaping up for a scintillating in both sections at Riviera on Vaal Golf and Country Club on Friday. Ekurhuleni defeated defending champions Western Province in the final round at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate last year to lift the…
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Golf RSA | Favourites and invitees shine in SA Women’s IPT

Favourites and invitees shine in SA Women’s IPT

25 September 2019 – Ekurhuleni and Western Province A came up trumps on day one of the match play stage at the South African Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship, while the WGSA Invitational Team made a big statement of intend in the promotion battle at Riviera on Vaal Golf and Country Club on Wednesday. Ekurhuleni scored a…
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Golf RSA | Ekurhuleni throws down gauntlet in SA Women’s IPT

Ekurhuleni throws down gauntlet in SA Women’s IPT

24 September 2019 – Ekurhuleni made a strong case for their title defence with a dominant start in Tuesday’s Seeding Round at the 59th SA Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship in Vereeniging. The 2018 champions faced the stiff breeze at Riviera on Vaal Golf and Country Club head on in the morning foursomes to open up a…
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Golf RSA | Myeki and Henriques heading to Whispering Pines

Myeki and Henriques heading to Whispering Pines

17 September 2019 – Zethu Myeki wants to keep her recent winning run of form going for the upcoming Spirit International, where she will be flying the flag for South Africa with Symone Henriques, Martin Vorster and Sam Simpson. The GolfRSA Proteas will be joining a world class field in the prestigious biennial event at…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA juniors sign off at Duke of York

GolfRSA juniors sign off at Duke of York

13 September 2019 – GolfRSA Junior Proteas Sam Simpson and Caitlyn Macnab felt both tapped out and buoyed after the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy wrapped up in Northern Ireland on Thursday. For a third successive day, the field battled gale force wind and howling rain brought on by the marriage of Hurricane Dorian…
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Golf RSA | SA Juniors battle on at Royal Portrush

SA Juniors battle on at Royal Portrush

12 September 2019 – The majority of the international field – including GolfRSA Junior Proteas Sam Simpson and Caitlyn Macnab – backpedalled in the second round of the 2019 Duke of York Young Champions Trophy on another punishing day at Royal Portrush Golf Club. Simpson posted a frustrating 13-over-par 85 and slipped out of the…
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Golf RSA | Mixed fortunes for GolfRSA duo at Duke of York

Mixed fortunes for GolfRSA duo at Duke of York

11 September 2019 – Sam Simpson needed every ounce of the experience he gained during the GolfRSA National Squad Tour to Great Britain and Ireland in June to finish in the top four on a tough first day of the Duke of York Younge Champions Trophy in Northern Ireland. A late starting time on Tuesday…
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Golf RSA | Macnab and Simpson set for Duke of York

Macnab and Simpson set for Duke of York

9 September 2019 – Two of South Africa’s brightest golf prospects – Caitlyn Macnab and Sam Simpson – fine-tuned their games for today’s start of the 19th Duke of York Young Champions, while HRH Prince Andrew kept an eye on the action in Monday’s practice round at Royal Portrush. The Duke of York was visiting…
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Golf RSA | Great result for GolfRSA Proteas in Astor Trophy

Great result for GolfRSA Proteas in Astor Trophy

2 September 2019 – Caitlyn Macnab, Kaylah Williams, Kiera Floyd and Kaleigh Telfer secured South Africa’s best result yet in the prestigious Astor Trophy with a tie for second at Royal Colwood Golf Club in Canada. The GolfRSA Proteas routed Canada 5 – 1 to win their final match on Saturday and moved into a…
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Golf RSA | Team SA has share of pole at Astor Trophy

Team SA has share of pole at Astor Trophy

VICTORIA, Canada (30 August 2019) – The GolfRSA Proteas claimed a share of the lead in the Astor Trophy after an exciting second round tussle against Great Britain & Ireland at the Royal Colwood Golf Club in Victoria on Thursday. The teams were all square after the foursomes. After narrow losses by Caitlyn Macnab and…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas off to solid start in Canada

GolfRSA Proteas off to solid start in Canada

VICTORIA, Canada (29 August 2019) – Kaleigh Telfer and Kiera Floyd proved a formidable force on the opening day of the Astor Trophy as they racked up three wins for the GolfRSA Proteas at Royal Colwood Golf Club. Auburn University student Telfer and 14-year-old Floyd routed their Australian opponents 4 & 3 to win South…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas to star in Astor Trophy

GolfRSA Proteas to star in Astor Trophy

CAPE TOWN, 23 August 2019 – South Africa’s number one ranked Caitlyn Macnab will lead a youthful Protea team in the 2019 Astor Trophy at Royal Colwood Golf Club in Canada from 28 August to 1 September. The Serengeti golfer will line up alongside fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad members Kaylah Williams from Durbanville Golf Club,…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA threesome bow out in Scotland

GolfRSA threesome bow out in Scotland

PANMURE, Scotland (16 August 2019) – Caitlyn Macnab and Jordan Rothman were eliminated in the first round and 14-year-old Kiera Floyd lost in a tightly contested second round tussle at The R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship in Scotland on Thursday. Macnab from Ekurhuleni went down 4 & 3 to Spaniard Julie Lopez Ramirez in the morning…
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Golf RSA | SA trio through to Girls Amateur Match Play

SA trio through to Girls Amateur Match Play

PANMURE, Scotland (15 August 2019) – It was touch and go for Kiera Floyd, but the Benoni junior prevailed and will join fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad members Caitlyn Macnab and Jordan Rothman in today’s first round of the match play stage in The R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship in Scotland. Rothman from Western Province was the…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Girls shine in Scotland

GolfRSA Girls shine in Scotland

PANMURE, Scotland (14 August 2019) – GolfRSA Elite Squad trio Kiera Floyd, Jordan Rothman and Caitlyn Macnab made a superb start in The R&A Girls Amateur Championship in Scotland on Tuesday. Western Province’s Rothman led the South African charge at Panmure Golf Club with an opening round of one-over-par 72. Floyd posted the same number…
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Golf RSA | Rama roars to Friends of Engelberg lead

Rama roars to Friends of Engelberg lead

10 August 2019 – Gauteng junior Nikhil Rama will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Friends of Engelberg Challenge, hosted by Anna as he goes in search of his first national title. The Bryanston golfer opened with a four-under-par 68 in the national boys and girls event and he clung to pole…
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Golf RSA | Moodley up for double gsport awards

Moodley up for double gsport awards

6 August 2019 – Don’t be fooled by her small frame, because pint-sized Kaiyuree Moodley packs a huge punch and her lethal ball-striking, pin-seeking approaches and putting prowess has put the rising golf star in the running for two national women’s sports awards. The GolfRSA Elite Squad member is a finalist in two categories –…
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Golf RSA | Streicher rules roost at SA High School Champs

Streicher rules roost at SA High School Champs

6 August 2019 – Megan Streicher from Somerset College made golfing history in Women’s Month when she became the first female winner in the ninth SA High School Championship at Koro Creek Bushveld Golf Estate on Tuesday. The 16-year-old Swellendam native scooped the individual honours with a one-shot victory on four-under-par 140 after posting rounds of 72…
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Golf RSA | Top SA pair bound for Scotland

Top SA pair bound for Scotland

18 July 2019 – Womens Golf South Africa have named GolfRSA Junior Proteas Caitlyn Macnab and Kiera Floyd to compete in the prestigious R&A Girls Amateur Championship in Scotland next month. The Ekurhuleni duo will tee it up at Panmure Golf Club on 13 August, where the starting field will first compete in a 36-hole…
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Golf RSA | Macnab extends purple patch at Centurion

Macnab extends purple patch at Centurion

PRETORIA, 9 July 2019 – In-form Caitlyn Macnab made it a trio of titles in as many appearances with another impressive display of front-running in the Gauteng North Women’s Open on Sunday. The 17-year-old Serengeti golfer won the Individual title as she guided Ekurhuleni to victory in the WGSA 72-Hole Team Championship in June and…
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Golf RSA | Magnificent Macnab lands Nomads SA Girls title

Magnificent Macnab lands Nomads SA Girls title

ORKNEY, 2 July 2019 – South Africa’s number one ranked Caitlyn Macnab lived up to her star billing when she celebrated her 10th start in the Nomads SA Girls Championship with a trophy finish on Tuesday. There is an old saying in golf – “beware the sick golfer” – and on this occasion it was the…
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Golf RSA | Floyd fires into Nomads SA Girls lead

Floyd fires into Nomads SA Girls lead

ORKNEY, 1 July 2019 – Every bit of experience gained, whether it’s good or bad, is priceless and on a blustery day at Orkney Golf Club, 14-year-old Kiera Floyd from Benoni drew on every drop of experience gained in her short career to power her way into the second round lead in the Nomads SA…
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Golf RSA | Cat nabs share of Nomads SA Girls lead

Cat nabs share of Nomads SA Girls lead

ORKNEY, 30 June 2019 – South Africa’s top ranked junior Caitlyn Macnab defied the lingering effects of swine flu to force a three-way tie for the lead in the opening round of the Nomads SA Girls Championship on Sunday. Determined not to wear the bridesmaid tag again this year, the Serengeti golfer teed it up…
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Golf RSA | Junior Proteas eye Duke of York passage in Orkney

Junior Proteas eye Duke of York passage in Orkney

ORKNEY, 29 June 2019 – All eyes will be on GolfRSA Junior Proteas Caitlyn Macnab and Kiera Floyd, who will spearhead the field in the annual Nomads SA Girls Championship at Orkney Golf Club from Sunday. The Ekurhuleni pair have been in devastating form this season, with number one ranked Macnab racking up three titles,…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Boys seal record World Cup win

GolfRSA Boys seal record World Cup win

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (June 21, 2019) – Eighteen years after Major winner Louis Oosthuizen won the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup with Masters champion Charl Schwartzel, Albert Kruger and Christian Ries, two protégées from his Junior Golf Academy – Martin Vorster and Christo Lamprecht – did the Open champion proud with a record-breaking victory for…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Boys hit the front in Japan

GolfRSA Boys hit the front in Japan

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (June 19, 2019) – Sam Simpson and East of Ireland champions Martin Vorster and Christo Lamprecht catapulted South Africa into the lead at the halfway mark of the 27th Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by Jal, in Japan. The GolfRSA Boys became the first team in more than a decade to…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA launches new initiative for club golfers

GolfRSA launches new initiative for club golfers

GolfRSA is proud to announce a new golf tournament for affiliated club golfers around the country, featuring some priceless prizes for winners and lucky draw participants. Designed as a platform for golf clubs to engage with their members, the Cape of Good Hope Wine Series is a Betterball Stableford tournament that will enable winning pairs…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Boys make fast start in Japan

GolfRSA Boys make fast start in Japan

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (June 18, 2019) – Christo Lamprecht blitzed the Ishino Course at Chukyo Golf Club in 67 strokes to give the GolfRSA Boys Team a vital boost in Tuesday’s opening round of the 27th Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL. The Boys and Girls Competition uses a format similar to the…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA rising stars relish international challenges

GolfRSA rising stars relish international challenges

11 June 2019 – Caitlyn Macnab and Kiera Floyd hope to extend their winning form with success in the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup in Japan from 18-21 June, while fellow Ekurhuleni golfer Jayden Schaper will lead an eight-strong GolfRSA National Squad at the Amateur Championship in Ireland next week. Macnab and Floyd will depart…
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Golf RSA | Mistry and Telfer take on Royal County Down

Mistry and Telfer take on Royal County Down

NEWCASTLE, Ireland (11 June 2019) – Gauteng duo Kajal Mistry and Kaleigh Telfer will tee it up in the Women’s Amateur Championship in Northern Ireland today. The GolfRSA Elite Squad pair will face still competition at Royal County Down in one of the strongest fields ever assembled in the 116-year history of the premier women’s…
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Golf RSA | Déjà-vu for Ekurhuleni at Maccauvlei

Déjà-vu for Ekurhuleni at Maccauvlei

5 June 2019 – Ekurhuleni won the 58th SA Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship last October and on Wednesday, they did again, coming up trumps in the SA Women’s 72-Hole Teams Championship in Vereeniging. Ekurhuleni A overcame a four-shot first round deficit to take pole position in the Swiss Team Trophy with a strong performance on moving…
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Golf RSA | Ekurhuleni makes a move at Maccauvlei

Ekurhuleni makes a move at Maccauvlei

4 June 2019 – Ekurhuleni A overhauled first round leaders Gauteng A on moving day for the Swiss Team Trophy lead at Maccauvlei Golf Club, while Mpumalanga B pulled away from the opposition in the Challenge Trophy at the 2019 SA Women’s 72-Hole Teams Championship on Tuesday. Caitlyn Macnab, Kiera Floyd and Nadia van der…
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Golf RSA | Daisies start as they mean to finish at Maccauvlei

Daisies start as they mean to finish at Maccauvlei

VEREENIGING, 3 June 2019 – Larissa du Preez and Gina da Silva made a perfect start in Gauteng North A’s title defence to lead the first round of the SA Women’s 72 Hole Teams Championship on Monday. The pair combined for an opening total of one-under 143 at Maccauvlei Golf Club to open up a…
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Golf RSA | Daisies set for Swiss Team Trophy defence

Daisies set for Swiss Team Trophy defence

VEREENIGING, 2 June 2019 – Gauteng North A will be chasing successive Swiss Team Trophy titles in the SA Women’s 72-Hole Team Championship, which tees off at Maccauvlei Golf Club from 3-5 June. The Daisies enjoyed four successive victories from 2010 and made a welcome return to the winner’s circle when they broke a four-year…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA juniors do SA proud in Indonesia

GolfRSA juniors do SA proud in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (23 May 2019) – South African junior quartet Kieron van Wyk, Megan Streicher, Rori Nkosi and Samantha Whateley finished the ATI Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World 2019 in Indonesia on a high note at the Damai Indah Golf & Country Club on Thursday. Van Wyk from Ruimsig Country Club closed out a joint runner-up finish in…
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Golf RSA | SA Junior pair gives chase in Indonesia

SA Junior pair gives chase in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (22 May 2019) – Megan Streicher and Kieron van Wyk strengthened their positions on day two of the ATI Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World 2019, presented by AKI at the Damai Indah Golf & Country Club in Indonesia. The GolfRSA Squad duo will try to chase down the leaders in Thursday’s final round at…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Junior quartet make steady start in Jakarta

GolfRSA Junior quartet make steady start in Jakarta

JAKARTA, Indonesia (21 May 2019) – Megan Streicher and Kieron van Wyk got off to a strong start in the ATI Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World 2019, presented by AKI at the Damai Indah Golf & Country Club in Indonesia on Tuesday. In fact, all four South African juniors competing in Jakarta are well-placed in the…
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Golf RSA | New look, Royal venue for SA’s top amateur golf event

New look, Royal venue for SA’s top amateur golf event

The South African Amateur Championship, considered the marquee events of the women’ and men’s amateur golfing calendar, is to undergo a groundbreaking revamp that will see the men’s and women’s championships being played simultaneously in mid February 2020. The new-look SA Amateur Championship Week will be played at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. This…
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Golf RSA | Double SA Amateur delight for Mistry

Double SA Amateur delight for Mistry

3 May 2019 – Kajal Mistry produced the prize-winning shots when it mattered most to claim a historic South African amateur women’s ‘double crown’ at Woodhill Residential Estate and Country Club on Friday. It took a bit more work than she anticipated, but a mere three days after she won the SA Women’s Stroke Play…
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Golf RSA | Brynard takes flight at SA Women's Amateur

Brynard takes flight at SA Women’s Amateur

3 May 2019 – Shani Brynard announced her arrival on women’s amateur golf’s biggest stage with a show of superb shot-making to lift the Flight Division title in the South African Women’s Amateur Championship on Friday. The Boland junior showed the nerves and composure of a true champion to hold off Pheletso Mota at Woodhill Residential…
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Golf RSA | Mistry has double vision in SA Women’s Amateur

Mistry has double vision in SA Women’s Amateur

2 May 2019 – Kajal Mistry has her eyes on the prize after reaching the final in the South African Women’s Amateur Championship final on Thursday. The Randpark golfer has tried to win both premier women’s amateur events since she triumphed in the SA Women’s Stroke Play Championship in 2017. Both her previous attempts were…
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Golf RSA | Giant-killer Streicher shakes up SA Women’s Amateur

Giant-killer Streicher shakes up SA Women’s Amateur

1 May 2019 – Boland junior Megan Streicher felled one of the big trees in this year’s South African Women’s Amateur Championship when she beat defending champion Jordan Rothman to reach Thursday’s quarter-finals at Woodhill Residential Estate and Country Club. The 16-year-old first beat Kyra van Kan from Ekurhuleni 3 & 2 in the morning…
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Golf RSA | Mistry, Paulsen go wire-to-wire for SA Amateur glory

Mistry, Paulsen go wire-to-wire for SA Amateur glory

20 March 2019 – Kajal Mistry slept on the lead for two straight nights and on Tuesday, she finished the job to lift the South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship trophy for a second time. And Mistry was not the only one to reach the winner’s circle in wire-to-wire style. Western Province rising star…
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Golf RSA | Mistry takes pole in SA Women’s Stroke Play

Mistry takes pole in SA Women’s Stroke Play

29 April 2019 – Kajal Mistry has given herself an excellent chance to claim a second South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship title after she snatched pole position on moving day. A bogey-free five-under 67 was a real statement of intent from the Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation member. As the dust settled on day…
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Golf RSA | Macnab and Mistry lead the way at Woodhill

Macnab and Mistry lead the way at Woodhill

28 April 2019 – South Africa’s number one ranked Caitlyn Macnab and former champion Kajal Mistry topped a congested leaderboard on day one of the South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Monday. The pair capitalised in the score-able conditions with rounds of two-under 70 to set the first round target at the Woodhill…
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Golf RSA | Mistry eyes elusive SA Women’s Amateur double

Mistry eyes elusive SA Women’s Amateur double

27 April 2019 – Kajal Mistry hopes third times the charm when she lines up on Sunday in the South African Women’s Amateur Championships at Woodhill Residential Estate and Country Club. Mistry is heading to the United States in August, but before she takes up a golf scholarship at the University of Arkansas in August, the…
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Golf RSA | Rothman leads power-packed line-up at Woodhill

Rothman leads power-packed line-up at Woodhill

25 April 2019 – Western Province junior Jordan Rothman will lead an elite cast of top ranked amateurs into battle when the South African Women’s Amateur Championships get underway in Pretoria on Sunday. The 16-year-old GolfRSA Elite Squad member will tee it up at Woodhill Residential Estate and Country Club in a bid to recapture the…
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Golf RSA | Top 12 for Telfer in Augusta debut

Top 12 for Telfer in Augusta debut

7 April 2019 – South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer closed out a top 12 finish at Augusta National as the world’s top-ranked amateur Jennifer Kupcho from the United States became the first champion of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur on Saturday. Telfer began the inaugural event strong and was third on her own after an opening three-under-par…
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Golf RSA | Telfer grinds out spot for Augusta National

Telfer grinds out spot for Augusta National

5 April 2019 – Tough scoring conditions got the better of South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer in Thursday’s second round of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur, who had to battle her way into the final round field in a sudden-death play-off. The GolfRSA Elite Squad member began moving day in third on three-under, but struggled to…
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Golf RSA | Sweet Seventh for South Africa in Eswatini

Sweet Seventh for South Africa in Eswatini

4 April 2019 – Zethu Myeki, Sarah Bouch and Larissa du Preez dovetailed brilliantly over 54 holes to capture South Africa’s seventh successive Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy victory with a wire-to-wire performance in Eswatini. GolfRSA Elite Squad members Myeki and Bouch combined for an eight-over 150 in Thursday’s final round at the Nkonyeni Lodge and…
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Golf RSA | Telfer makes dream start in Augusta Amateur

Telfer makes dream start in Augusta Amateur

AUGUSTA, Georgia (3 April 2019) – South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer mixed it up with the world’s top ranked amateur and the 2018 SCFA Women’s Amateur Championship runner-up in a dream start at the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur on Wednesday. The GolfRSA Elite Squad member fired four birdies in an opening round of three-under-par 69…
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Golf RSA | Team South Africa strengthens lead in Swaziland

Team South Africa strengthens lead in Swaziland

3 April 2019 – GolfRSA Elite Squad golfer Zethu Myeki fired a sizzling three-under-par 68 to anchor Team South Africa on day two of the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy at the Nkonyeni Lodge and Golf Estate in Eswatini. Fellow Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation member Larissa du Preez returned a two-over 73 to give the defending champions…
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Golf RSA | Telfer set for historic debut in Augusta event

Telfer set for historic debut in Augusta event

GEORGIA, United States (2 March 2019) – South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer will share in a historic week for women’s amateur golf when she joins the most promising future stars of the game in the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur today. The annual championship – established by Augusta National Golf Club – features a world-class field…
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Golf RSA | Decisive start for Team RSA in Eswatini

Decisive start for Team RSA in Eswatini

2 March 2019 – Team South Africa made a strong start in their title defence at the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) at the Nkonyeni Lodge and Golf Estate in Eswatini on Tuesday. New cap Larissa du Preez and Sarah Bouch, a member of the victorious 2017 team, combined for a first round total of…
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Golf RSA | SA trio ready for RAACT action in Eswatini

SA trio ready for RAACT action in Eswatini

1 March 2019 – GolfRSA Elite Squad player Zethu Myeki, fellow Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation member Larissa du Preez and Sarah Bouch will start South Africa’s title defence in the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) in Eswatini on Tuesday. The prestigious Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy events are held biennially in West Africa, Southern Africa,…
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Golf RSA | Moodley, Swanepoel triumph at Clovelly

Moodley, Swanepoel triumph at Clovelly

31 March 2019 – Kaiyuree Moodley lifted the Stroke Play title and Erinvale’s Annelie Swanepoel defeated Kajal Mistry to capture the Match Play title in the Western Province Women’s Amateur Championships held at Clovelly Country Club. Bryanston’s Moodley was third after an opening one-over 73 and four shots behind first round leader Symone Henriques from…
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Golf RSA | Williams claims dramatic Nomads Rose Bowl victory

Williams claims dramatic Nomads Rose Bowl victory

26 March 2019 – South African number one Kaylah Williams lifted the prestigious Nomads SA Girl’s Rose Bowl Championship trophy after she edged out overnight leader Caitlyn Macnab in a pressure-packed final round at Langebaan Golf and Sports Club on Tuesday. The Western Province junior carded a two-under-par 70 in the final round to close…
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Golf RSA | Macnab on the move in Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl

Macnab on the move in Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl

25 March 2019 – Womens Golf South Africa’s golf development programme certainly lived up to its billing as the six juniors in its GolfRSA Elite Squad stormed through the field to grab the six leading positions in the Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship on Monday. The first round at the Langebaan Golf and Sports…
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Golf RSA | SA’s top junior talent on show across South Africa

SA’s top junior talent on show across South Africa

24 March 2019 – Ekurhuleni duo Caitlyn Macnab and Jayden Schaper will spearhead the challenge in two prestigious Nomads national championships on Monday, while Southern Cape’s Dylan Melville will lead the field in the fourth Gowrie SA Under-15 Challenge. NOMADS SA GIRLS ROSE BOWL Macnab will lead the championship division into battle at the 54-hole…
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Golf RSA | Double joy for GolfRSA at AAJGC

Double joy for GolfRSA at AAJGC

16 March 2019 – The GolfRSA Boys and Girls secured their berths in the field for the 2019 Toyota Junior World Cup in Japan with resounding victories in the Boys and Girls Competitions of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana on Friday. The GolfRSA Girls successfully defended their title for a third successive year,…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Teams in pound seats at All-Africa Junior

GolfRSA Teams in pound seats at All-Africa Junior

14 March 2019 – Both GolfRSA Girls and Boys Teams continued to improve in their title defence campaigns in Thursday’s third round of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana. The GolfRSA Boys fired a tournament low 20-under-par 196 at Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort to lead the Boys Competition with a 54-hole total of…
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Golf RSA | Mistry impresses Xasa at Investec SA Women's Open

Mistry impresses Xasa at Investec SA Women’s Open

14 March 2019 – South Africa’s Minister of Sport and Recreation Tokozile Xasa put in a surprise appearance on day one of the Investec South African Women’s Open, and hit the ceremonial tee shot to officially open the R2-million event at Westlake Golf Club on Thursday. This year is the second successive year that the…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Juniors make solid start in Botswana

GolfRSA Teams shine in Botswana

13 March 2019 – The GolfRSA Girls and Boys teams strengthened their leading positions with another superb effort in round two of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana on Wednesday. The GolfRSA Girls team produced an eight-under par total of eight-under 138 at Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort, while the GolfRSA Boys combined for…
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Golf RSA | GolfRSA Juniors make solid start in Botswana

GolfRSA Juniors make solid start in Botswana

12 March 2019 – The GolfRSA Teams both got their title defence in the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge off to a superb start in the opening round in Botswana on Tuesday. The GolfRSA Boys team combined for a 16-under-par 200 total to lead the Boys Competition while a seven-under-par 137 secured pole position for the…
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Golf RSA | Macnab lands another big one at Magalies Park

Macnab lands another big one at Magalies Park

BENONI, 8 March 2019 – Caitlyn “Cat” Macnab thrives on challenge. That is evidenced in every swing this petite rising star makes in pursuit of the perfect strike. And in the way she casts her rod in the sea and plays a cob until she guides it safely to shore. “I guess if it wasn’t…
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Golf RSA | Talented trio to fly SA flag in Botswana

Talented trio to fly SA flag in Botswana

8 March 2019 – Kaiyuree Moodley, Caitlyn Macnab and new cap Kiera Floyd will target a third successive victory for South Africa in the prestigious All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana next week. The top ranked GolfRSA Elite Squad trio will battle other African nations in the Girls Competition at Phakalane Golf Club from 12-15 March…
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Golf RSA | Fearless Floyd sets winning course in 2019

Fearless Floyd sets winning course in 2019

13 February 2019 – Extraordinary talent is not the only thing that sets champions apart from the rest of the competition. It is the ability to follow a plan with discipline and sticking to it with tenacious commitment and perseverance. These are the attributes that set 14-year-old Kiera Floyd from Benoni on a winning path…
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Golf RSA | Cat nabs the first trophy in 2019

Cat nabs the first trophy in 2019

6 February 2019 – Two of South Africa’s most exciting young golfing prospects made an early statement in this year’s battle for supremacy on the women’s amateur circuit in the 2019 season’s curtain-raiser at Humewood Golf Club. In a thrilling climax to the 50-year celebration of Eastern Province Women’s Golf, Caitlyn Macnab and Jordan Rothman…
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Golf RSA | Du Plessis and De Doncker step up roles within GolfRSA

Du Plessis and De Doncker step up roles within GolfRSA

GolfRSA is pleased to announce that Ms Wimpie du Plessis, the head of the GolfRSA Handicap and Course Rating team, will represent South Africa on the USGA/R&A-led World Handicap System (WHS) Committee with immediate effect. With the 2020 implementation of the WHS only months away, GolfRSA is confident that Wimpie’s contribution will ensure that clubs…
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Golf RSA | Sublime second for Moodley at Annika USA

Sublime second for Moodley at Annika USA

ST AUGUSTINE, United States (22 January 2019) – Kaiyuree Moodley claimed an impressive runner-up finish in the 11th Annika Invitational USA, while fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad player Caitlyn Macnab shared the low round honours in Monday’s final round in Florida. Bryanston’s Moodley began the final day at the World Golf Village Resort with a two-shot cushion…
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Golf RSA | Magnificent Moodley sets Annika USA 36-hole mark

Magnificent Moodley sets Annika USA 36-hole mark

21 January 2019 – Loads of rounds at the coast in South Africa and a little home-cooking proved a winning combination for South Africa’s Kaiyuree Moodley, who surged to a two-shot lead in brutally windy conditions in the Annika Invitational USA. Last year, the 17-year-old Bryanston golfer upstaged some of South Africa’s best coastal amateurs…
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Golf RSA | Lots of positives for SA pair in USA

Lots of positives for SA pair in USA

St Augustine, FLORIDA (20 January 2019) – Kaiyuree Moodley from Gauteng went around the Slammer and Squire Course in level par in Saturday’s opening round of the Annika Invitational USA, presented by Rolex, at the World Golf Village in Florida. The 2018 Youth Olympian finished in a tie for seventh, three shots behind first round…
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Golf RSA | Kai & Cat set for Annika USA start

Kai & Cat set for Annika USA start

19 January 2019 – GolfRSA Elite Squad members Kaiyuree Moodley and Caitlyn Macnab are primed to start the 11th Annika Invitational USA at the World Golf Village in Florida today. The South African pair will join 70 of the world’s top girls ages 12 to 19 in the prestigious 54-hole stroke-play event, presented by Rolex and hosted…
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Golf RSA | Moodley & Macnab primed for Annika Invitational USA

Moodley & Macnab primed for Annika Invitational USA

ST AUGUSTINE, Florida (14 January 2019) – South Africa’s Caitlyn Macnab departs for the United States on Tuesday to join fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad member Kaiyuree Moodley for the 11th Annika Invitational USA, presented by Rolex, in Florida. The tournament is named for Hall of Fame member Annika Sorenstam, whose foundation conducts six junior golf…
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Introducing SA Rising Star Kiera Floyd

Ekurhuleni golfer Kiera Floyd made junior golf history when she beat a predominantly male field at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club with a seven-under 65 at the East Course to become the first female champion on the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series last year. Just 13 at the time, the Ebotse junior was equally…
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Moodley exits All-India Ladies Amateur

KOLKATA, India (1 December 2018) – Kaiyuree Moodley’s bid to make it two in a row for South Africa in the IGU All-India Ladies Amateur Championship was thwarted by top ranked Indian golfer Jahanvi Bakshi, who beat the Gauteng rising star 2-up in a tightly-fought semi-final at the Tollygunge Club golf course on Saturday. Having…
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Joy and heartache for SA Juniors in India

KOLKATA, India (30 November 2018) – One of the two South African juniors competing in the 2018 IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship will start Saturday’s semi-final round at the Tollygunge Club golf course in India, but the spot came at a heavy cost. Kaiyuree Moodley and Kaylah Williams advanced to the quarter-finals, but had…
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Mweli goes wire-to-wire at Magalies Park

Thembelani Mweli held off final-round challenges from Usher Manel and Sandile Shange to claim a two-point victory in the 2018 Canon SA Deaf Junior Interprovincial at Magalies Park Golf Club (GC) on Thursday. Mweli had been the man to beat throughout the event, having held sole possession of the lead over the first two days,…
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Solid exhibit by SA duo in All India Champs

KOLKATA, India (29 November 2018) – Kaiyuree Moodley and Kaylah Williams both rallied brilliantly to cross the first hurdle in the match play stage of the 2018 IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship at the Tollygunge Club golf course in India on Thursday. South Africa’s third ranked Williams defeated Chitrangada Singh from West Bengal 5…
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GolfRSA pair through to All India Match Play

KOLKATA, India (28 November 2018) – GolfRSA juniors Kaiyuree Moodley and Kaylah Williams comfortably qualified for the Match Play Stage of the IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship in India on Wednesday. Moodley from Gauteng tied for 11th with successive rounds of 77, and Williams from Western Province carded rounds of 80 and 79 to…
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Solid start for GolfRSA pair at All India Amateur

KOLKATA, India (27 November 2018) – South African Youth Olympian Kaiyuree Moodley cracked the top 10 at the IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship, while GolfRSA Elite Squad member Kaylah Williams rallied for a top 16 finish in Tuesday’s first round in Kolkata, India. Moodley opened with 77 at the par-70 Tollygunge Club golf course…
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Moodley and Williams set for Indian action

KOLKOTA, India (26 November 2018) – Youth Olympian Kaiyuree Moodley and South Africa’s number three ranked Kaylah Williams will be flying the flag for South Africa in the IGU West Bengal Ladies and Junior Girls Golf Championship in India this week. The event was formerly known as the All India Ladies Amateur Championship and won…
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Division prize winners

Macnab and Lessingh crowned ultimate Champions

EDENGLEN, 14 November 2018 – Ekurhuleni’s Caitlyn Macnab fired a second-round of 68 to successfully defend her Ladies A-Division title, while Mpumalanga’s Ru-Jean Lessingh matched her score to take the Men’s A Division title in the GolfRSA Champion of Champions event at Glendower Golf Club on Tuesday. The tournament pitted the country’s top club champions…
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Lessing, Galletti take pole in Champion of Champions

Lessing, Galletti take pole in Champion of Champions

EDENGLEN, 12 November 12018 – Mpumalanga’s Ru-Jean Lessingh and Central Gauteng’s Eleanora Galletti are in pole position to win the men’s and ladies’ Champion of Champions titles respectively. Lessingh,  a +2.9 handicapper who is the club champion at Walker Palk, takes a two-stroke lead into the final round after shooting a 1-under-ar 71 at Glendower…
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Champions Gather for Grand Finale

Champions Gather for Grand Finale

South Africa’s best club champions, across multiple divisions, will gather this week at Glendower Golf Club to determine who the ultimate Champion of Champions will be. Players who have qualified for the National Final – played over 36 holes – will have won their club championship, followed by a victory in the regional finals. Their…
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Magnificent SA Mid-Am maiden for Vryheid’s Smit

Magnificent SA Mid-Am maiden for Vryheid’s Smit

KRUGERSDORP, 7 November 2018 – KwaZulu-Natal golfer Liezl Smit sealed a sensational maiden victory in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship when she held her nerve to win by five shots from defending champion Sandra Winter in wire-to-wire style on Wednesday. Making her debut on the mid-amateur circuit after an 11-year break from competitive golf,…
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Former champs in pursuit at SA Women’s Mid-Am

Former champs in pursuit at SA Women’s Mid-Am

KRUGERSDORP, 6 November 2018 – Former champions Vanessa Smith and Sandra Winter will have to pull out all the stops in Wednesday’s final round if either player hopes to extend their winning record in the SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. Liezl Smit set the first round target with a four-over 76 at Krugersdorp Golf Club. She…
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KZN’s Smit takes early control at SA Mid-Am

KZN’s Smit takes early control at SA Mid-Am

KRUGERSDORP, 5 November 2018 – “New” kid on the block Liezl Smit from KwaZulu-Natal upstaged the country’s leading golfers to take the first round lead of SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship on Monday. The Vryheid golfer carded a four-over-par 76 at Krugersdorp Golf Club to open up a three shot lead over two-time former champion Vanessa…
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Winter eyes fifth SA Mid-Am title in Krugersdorp

Winter eyes fifth SA Mid-Am title in Krugersdorp

KRUGERSDORP, 4 November 2018 – Twelve months ago Southern Cape’s Sandra Winter sparkled brighter than Kimberley’s famous Star of South Africa when she won the SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship title for a record fourth time. Having played the course blind after a nine hour car-trip from George, the Southern Cape golfer took command from the…
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Global consensus for golf in race to tackle physical inactivity

Global consensus for golf in race to tackle physical inactivity

17 October 2018 – A global consensus among leaders in public health, public policy and sport backs golf in the race to tackle physical inactivity and the prevention of a range of non-communicable disease (NCD) including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer of the breast and colon. Evidence linking golf and health, commissioned by the…
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SA juniors cherish Olympic experience

SA juniors cherish Olympic experience

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (12 October 2018) – They didn’t come close to the goals they had set for themselves, but despite a disappointing start in Buenos Aires, GolfRSA Cole Stevens and Kaiyuree Moodley were excited about the experience gained in the Individual Golf Competition at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Argentina. While Australians Karl Vilips…
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Mixed results for SA pair in Argentina

Mixed results for SA pair in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (11 October 2018) – GolfRSA National Squad player Cole Stevens made significant strides in the second round of the golf competition at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires on Wednesday. Stevens was tied for 20th after an opening five-over-par 75 and six strokes behind the trio of juniors leading the 32-strong…
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SA Juniors off to solid start in Youth Olympics

SA Juniors off to solid start in Youth Olympics

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (10 October 2018) – South Africa’s junior pair made a good start in the golf competition at the 2018 Youth Olympics with Kaiyuree Moodley finishing in the top 15 and Cole Stevens grabbing a share of 20th in Buenos Aires on Tuesday. Alessia Nobilo from Italy fired a two-under-par 68 to open…
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Double firsts for Ekurhuleni and Mpumalanga at Devonvale

Double firsts for Ekurhuleni and Mpumalanga at Devonvale

STELLENBOSCH, 5 October 2018 – The underdogs won the day in a dramatic finale at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate as Ekurhuleni and Mpumalanga both celebrated double firsts in the 58th SA Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship on Friday. Ekurhuleni defeated defending champions Western Province 6.5 – 2.5 in a pressure-packed final round to lift the A-Section…
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Epic battles loom at SA Women’s IPT

Epic battles loom at SA Women’s IPT

STELLENBOSCH, 4 October 2018 – The final round of the 58th South African Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate is shaping up for a mouth-watering finale in both sections on Friday. Defending champions Western Province are in for a ding-dong battle against Ekurhuleni for the championship title, while Mpumalanga and Border will…
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Ekurhuleni lays down a marker at SA Women’s IPT

Ekurhuleni lays down a marker at SA Women’s IPT

STELLENBOSCH, 3 October 2018 – Western Province mowed down Southern Cape on day one to strengthen their bid for successive victories, but Ekurhuleni showed some serious spunk to match the defending champions with a winning start in the 58th South African Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate on Wednesday. A-SECTION – DIVISION…
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Province throws down the gauntlet at Devonvale

Province throws down the gauntlet at Devonvale

STELLENBOSCH, 2 October 2018 – Western Province made a winning start to their title defence in the 58th SA Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship with a convincing performance in Tuesday’s Seeding Round. The morning foursomes teed off in little more than a gentle breeze at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate. Kelly Erasmus and Zayb Fredericks combined for…
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WP set for double success in SA Women’s IPT

WP set for double success in SA Women’s IPT

STELLENBOSCH, 29 September 2018 – Defending champions Western Province will be gunning for the coveted double when the 58th South African Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship tees off at the magnificent Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate from 2-5 October. Western Province thwarted Gauteng North’s bid for a hat-trick with a powerful performance at Mossel Bay Golf Club…
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Grinding day, but Son hangs on in Scotland

Grinding day, but Son hangs on in Scotland

INVERNESS, Scotland (20 September 2018) – The 54-strong field in the 2018 Duke of York Young Champions Trophy was severely tested by brutal weather conditions at Castle Stuart Golf Links in Scotland on Wednesday. South Africa’s top ranked junior Woo-Ju Son did remarkably well to stay in touch with leader Barclay Brown from England in…
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Son makes solid start at Duke of York in Scotland

Son makes solid start at Duke of York in Scotland

INVERNESS, Scotland (19 September 2018) – South Africa’s top ranked junior Woo Ju Son starts the second round of prestigious Duke of York Young Champions Trophy in the top 10 after a solid performance in the opening round on Tuesday. Irish junior Joseph Byrne set the first round target at Castle Stuart Golf Links on…
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Son set for Duke of York Young Champions

Son set for Duke of York Young Champions

SCOTLAND, 17 September 2018 – Woo-Ju Son, one of South Africa’s brightest golf prospects, will fly the flag for South Africa in the prestigious Duke of York Young Champions at the Castle Stuart Golf Links from 18-20 September. South Africa’s top ranked junior travelled to Scotland with Womens Golf South Africa president Sally Greasley where…
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Moodley and Stevens heading to 2018 Youth Olympics

Moodley and Stevens heading to 2018 Youth Olympics

2 September 2018 – GolfRSA is proud to announce that Gauteng juniors Kaiyuree Moodley and Cole Stevens were named by the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) to the South African Team heading to Argentina in October for the third Youth Olympic Games. Team South Africa will be represented in 19 different sports…
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Team SA celebrate top 15 with closing salvo in Ireland

Team SA celebrate top 15 with closing salvo in Ireland

MAYNOOTH, Ireland (2 September 2018) – Inspired charges from Caitlyn Macnab and Kaleigh Telfer in the final round of the World Amateur Team Championship in Ireland ensured a strong top 15 finish for South Africa in the 28th Espirito Santo Trophy on Saturday. The United States returned to the winner’s circle for the first time…
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Double delight for GolfRSA at 2018 gSport Awards

Double delight for GolfRSA at 2018 gSport Awards

2 September 2018 – GolfRSA scooped two awards at the prestigious gsport SA Women’s Sports Awards during a glittering extravaganza held at The Wanderers Club on Friday, 31 August 2018. This year marked the 13th edition of the country’s longest running women’s sport awards, honouring South Africa’s top athletes and those who make valuable contributions to…
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SA trio sweeps to 14th AACT victory in Ghana

SA trio sweeps to 14th AACT victory in Ghana

1 September 2018 – South African trio Zethu Myeki, Casandra Hall and Lenanda van der Watt swept to a record 13th victory for the country in the 13th edition of the All-Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) in Accra, Ghana on Friday. The international field in the biennial showpiece, supported by the R&A, were severely tested by…
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Team SA chasing top 15 at Espirito Santo Trophy

Team SA chasing top 15 at Espirito Santo Trophy

MAYNOOTH, Ireland (1 September 2018) – They promised to make the most of moving day at the World Amateur Team Championships, and thanks to a sublime effort from Caitlyn Macnab and Kaleigh Telfer, Team South Africa will start today’s final round of the Espirito Santo Trophy in joint 20th at Carton House in Ireland. On…
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Team SA extends lead in Ghana

Team SA extends lead in Ghana

31 August 2018 – Team South Africa kept the country’s title defence in the 14th All-Africa Challenge Trophy on track on a tough scoring day at the Achimota Golf Club to pull 15 shots clear of Tanzania in Accra, Ghana on Thursday. South Africa led the first round on six-over 150 and kept control of…
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Team SA looking to go low in Ireland

Team SA looking to go low in Ireland

31 August 2018 – Caitlyn Macnab, Kaleigh Telfer and Kajal Mistry are fired up to make the most of moving day after a much better show in the second round at the World Amateur Team Championship on Thursday. The South Africans posted a team total of 144 at the Montgomerie Course at Carton House and…
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New handicap changes: what to expect

New handicap changes: what to expect

30 August 2018 – On September 3rd 2018, amateur golf in South Africa moves a step closer to the World Handicap System when GolfRSA introduces some noteworthy changes to the handicap system. As of Monday, club golfers in South Africa will no longer make use of the traditional Handicap that they have used for years.…
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SA makes a fine start in AACT defence

SA makes a fine start in AACT defence

30 August 2018 – Casandra Hall and Zethu Myeki got South Africa’s title defence in the 14th All-Africa Challenge Trophy underway with a solid opening round at the Achimota Golf Club in Accra, Ghana on Wednesday. Hall and Myeki combined for a first round six-over 150 to open up a 13-shot lead over Tanzania, while…
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Uploaded ToSA trio off to solid start at Espirito in Ireland

SA trio off to solid start at Espirito in Ireland

30 August 2018 – South African trio Kajal Mistry, Caitlyn Macnab and Kaleigh Telfer tied for 24th at the World Amateur Team Championship as Japan shot to the top of the first round leaderboard in Ireland on Wednesday. A record total of 57 nations teed off at Carton House in County Kildare in the 28th…
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SA trio ready to fire in Ireland

SA trio ready to fire in Ireland

KILDARE, Scotland (28 August 2018) – All eyes in the world of South African amateur golf will be Kajal Mistry, Caitlyn Macnab and Kaleigh Telfer when the GolfRSA trio join a host of international teams for the first round of the Espirito Santo Trophy at Carton House Golf and Spa Resort in Maynooth, Ireland. The…
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SA trio primed for All-Africa Challenge Trophy

SA trio primed for All-Africa Challenge Trophy

21 August 2018 – Zethu Myeki will spearhead South Africa’s title defence in the prestigious All-Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) alongside new caps Casandra Hall and Lenanda van der Watt in Ghana at the end of August. With the exception of 2006, South Africa has won every other edition of the highly-esteemed team championship, supported by…
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SA duo exits Girls British Amateur with plenty positives

SA duo exits Girls British Amateur with plenty positives

17 August 2018 – Caitlyn Macnab and Kajal Mistry took away a lot of positives after exiting the Girls British Open Amateur Championship at Ardglass Golf Club in Ireland. The GolfRSA National Squad duo ticked their first box when both finished in the top 64 to progress to the match play stage in the 90th edition…
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Macnab makes top 16 in Girls British Amateur

Macnab makes top 16 in Girls British Amateur

17 August 2018 – Caitlyn Macnab will start today’s third round in the 90th Girls British Open Amateur with GolfRSA Elite Squad team-mate Kajal Mistry in support after she claimed two decisive victories at Ardglass Golf Club in Ireland on Thursday. Macnab was in magnificent form in the first two rounds of the match stage…
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Macnab & Mistry cruise into Match Play in Ireland

Macnab & Mistry cruise into Match Play in Ireland

16 August 2018 – South Africa’s Caitlyn Macnab produced the lowest round in the 36-hole stroke play qualifier to reach the match play stage in the 90th Girls British Open Amateur on Wednesday alongside GolfRSA Elite Squad team-mate Kajal Mistry in their championship debut at Ardglass Golf Club in Ireland. Sweden’s Ingrid Lindblad won the…
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SA pair in pursuit at Girls British Open

15 August 2018 – GolfRSA Elite Squad players Kajal Mistry and Caitlyn Macnab will try to hunt down the trio of players that head a tightly packed leaderboard in today’s second round of the Girls British Open Amateur Championship at Ardglass Golf Club. Lizzy Peeters from the Netherlands, Mathilde Claisse from France and Sweden’s Ingrid…
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SA juniors set to start British Open challenge in Ireland

13 August 2018 – South African juniors Kajal Mistry and Caitlyn Macnab primed to start the 2018 Girls’ British Open Amateur Championship, which tees off at Ardglass Golf Club in County Down, Ireland on Tuesday. The GolfRSA Elite Squad pair will line up in a field of 144 players from 24 countries in the 36-hole…
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Williams relishes Junior Open experience

19 July 2018 – GolfRSA Elite Squad player Kaylah Williams turned a disappointing start into a memorable international debut when she fired a trio of birdies over the closing holes in The Junior Open Championship in Scotland on Wednesday. Williams teed it up alongside Martin Vorster from the GolfRSA National Squad in the prestigious biennial…
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Vorster flies clear of Junior Open opposition

17 July 2018 – South Africa’s Martin Vorster opened up a yawning lead in the second round of The Junior Open as compatriot Kaylah Williams continued to come to grips with the challenge of links golf in Scotland on Tuesday. Vorster fired an opening four-under 66 and slept on a one shot lead into the…
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Vorster takes early command at The Junior Open

16 July 2018 – GolfRSA National Squad member Martin Vorster took the first round lead in The Junior Open, while Kaylah Williams made a solid international debut at St Andrews Links on Monday. Vorster from Southern Cape and Williams from Western Province are representing South Africa in the biennial pre-cursor to The Open, staged by…
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Rothman rallies for Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur glory

11 July 2018 – Western Province junior Jordan Rothman confirmed her status as one of South Africa’s future golfing stars when she knocked out two of the country’s top amateurs for the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship title at Umhlali Country Club. The 15-year-old Durbanville golfer made it to the final on Wednesday afternoon with…
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Hall, Telfer hold firm in Sanlam SA Amateur charge

10 July 2018 – Casandra Hall and Kaleigh Telfer are still on track for the elusive South African amateur double after making in through to Wednesday’s semi-finals of the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Championship. Both players had two tough matches on Tuesday for a spot in the final four at Umhlali Country Club. Reigning SA…
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Williams, Boonstra put field SA Amateur field on notice

9 July 2018 – Western Province junior Kaylah Williams and Chante Boonstra from Mpumalanga caused the first major upsets in the 2018 Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Championship at Umhlali Country Club on Monday. While the top qualifiers enjoyed a first round bye, Williams and Boonstra earned themselves an early start in the first round of…
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Fletcher fires early warning at Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur

Experience gained on the collegiate circuit in the United States served Michaela Fletcher well in Sunday’s 36-hole stroke play seeding round for the Sanlam South African Women’s Amateur Championship at Umhlali Country Club. The 22-year-old from Maritzburg returned rounds of 73 and 70 to claim the top spot on one-over 143. Fletcher held her nerve…
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SA’s top students head for Sanlam Champs in KZN

5 July 2018 – The country’s leading top amateurs will be heading for the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast to contest the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Championship at Umhlali Country Club from 8-11 July. This year’s field feature all the amateurs dominating Womens Golf South Africa’s open and junior Rankings, but several former stars currently on college…
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Fearless Floyd banks breakthrough win at Silver Lakes

2 July 2018 – Ekurhuleni teen Kiera Floyd validated the value of international experience when she banked her first provincial title with a runaway victory in the Gauteng North Women’s Open on Monday. The only player to shot a red number on the final day, Floyd’s one-under 71 propelled to the top of the pile…
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Superior Son seals Nomads SA Girls double

26 June 2018 – Pint-sized Woo-Ju Son showed the grit, determination and endless talent of a future world-beater as she held her nerve brilliantly down the stretch to go wire-to-wire for a second successive time in the Nomads SA Girls Championship on Tuesday. Son closed with a one-under 71 to triumph on five-under-par 71 at…
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Macnab makes a major move at Nomads SA Girls

25 June 2018 – A birdie finish in the second round of the Nomads SA Girls Championship moved Caitlyn Macnab from Ekurhuleni within a shot of defending champion Woo-Ju Son in Orkney on Tuesday. Son slept on a four shot cushion after an opening five-under 67, but she battled a balky putter at Orkney Golf…
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Danielle du Toit

Son strikes early at Nomads SA Girls

24 June 2018 – South Africa’s leading junior Woo-Ju Son was in a class of her own as she made a roaring start in her title defence at the Nomads SA Girls Championship at Orkney Golf Club on Monday. Twelve months ago, the 17-year-old Country Club Johannesburg golfer claimed one of the most sought-after titles…
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Now for the Nomads SA Girls in Orkney

From Aberdeen to Orkney….the excitement on the South African Amateur circuit continues and judging by all the smiles, our juniors are raring to start the 2018 NOMADS SA GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP on Sunday. Click HERE to view footage from the official flag raising at Orkney Golf Club and stay tuned regular updates from Orkney Golf Club on…
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Big finish for GolfRSA Juniors in Japan

15 June 2018 – The GolfRSA Boys and Girls teams both needed one big push on the last day of the 2018 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL, and Martin Vorster and Caitlyn Macnab delivered at the Chukyo Golf Club. Vorster fired a course record to boost the boys to a fifth place…
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GolfRSA Juniors ready to go big in Japan

13 June 2018 – The GolfRSA Boys team are going all out in the final round of the 2018 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL, in Japan on Friday after another solid day at the Chukyo Golf Club in Toyota City lifted the team to joint fifth. Spain maintained their position at the…
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SA teams gain ground at Junior World Cup

13 June 2018 – Both South African teams made a positive move towards the leaders in the second round of the 2018 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL, in Japan on Tuesday. The GolfRSA Boys gained three spots in the Boys Competition, moving into a tie for seventh with Mexico and Sweden on…
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SA Juniors with work to do in Japan

12 June 2018 – Both South African teams will have to regroup after a disappointing start in the 2018 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL, in Japan. Spain team lit up the Ishino Course at Chukyo Golf Club to lead the Boys Division by two shots on 10-under 203, while Japan opened up…
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SA teens sign off at World Junior in Indonesia

8 June 2018 – Kiera Floyd and Jordan Rothman celebrated third overall in the Girls Team Competition, while South African Golf Development Board duo Rori Nkosi and Keyan Loubser sealed a top 10 finish for South Africa in the Himbara World Junior Golf Championships, presented by Ciputra, in Indonesia on Friday. Floyd from Ekurhuleni wrapped…
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SA juniors enjoying Indonesia

7 June 2018 – Kiera Floyd moved to third in the second round of the Girls B-Division in the Himbara World Junior Golf Championships, presented by Ciputra, and Rori Nkosi maintained a top five position in the Boys B-Division at Damai Golf Indah in Jakarta on Thursday. For a second successive day, the two 13-year-old…
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SA quartet on the march in Jakarta

6 June 2018 – Jordan Rothman shot to the top of the pile at Damai Indah Golf fellow South African juniors Kiera Floyd, Rori Nkosi and Keyan Loubser also enjoyed a productive day in the Himbara World Junior Golf Championships, presented by Ciputra, in Indonesia on Wednesday. Rothman fired five birdies at the Pantal Indah…
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Mixed results for SAGDB duo on day 1 in Jakarta

5 June 2018 – It wasn’t the start Rorisang Nkosi and Keyan Loubser were aiming for, but the South African Golf Development Board pair gained a lot of insight on day one of the Himbara World Junior Golf Championships, presented by Ciputra, in Jakarta, Indonesia. Nkosi was lying second going down the back nine of…
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WGSA names Espirito Santo Team for Ireland

5 June 2018 – Womens Golf South Africa (WGSA) has selected Kaleigh Telfer, Kajal Mistry and Caitlyn Macnab to represent South Africa in the Espirito Santo Trophy at the World Amateur Team Championships in Ireland later this year. The South African trio will compete against more than 50 teams from across the globe at the O’Meara…
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SA Junior quartet Jakarta bound

2 June 2018 – Four of South Africa’s rising junior talents have left for Indonesia to fly the flag for the country in the Himbara World Junior Golf Championships, presented by Ciputra. Western Province’s Jordan Rothman and Kiera Floyd from Ekurhuleni will compete in the Girls Division, while Rorisang Nkosi from North West and Western…
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Daisies go wire-to-wire to lift Swiss Team Trophy

23 May 2018 – Danielle du Toit tapped in for birdie on 18, took off her shoes and jumped into the pond at the closing hole with her Gauteng North team-mates to end the SA Women’s 72-Hole Team Championship with a victory splash at Waterkloof Golf Club on Wednesday. Du Toit, Lenanda van der Walt…
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Ekurhuleni closes out Challenge Trophy conquest

23 May 2018 – The A-team might have come up short in the SA Women’s 72-Hole Championship, but Kiera Floyd, Teagan Lubbe and Alisa Rich gave Ekurhuleni plenty reason to celebrate when the trio combined for a four shot victory in the Challenge Trophy on Wednesday. And the conquest at Waterkloof Golf Club also comes…
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Ekurhuleni under pressure in Challenge Trophy hunt

22 May 2018 – Ekurhuleni will start the final day of the SA Women’s 72-Hole Teams Championship with a two shot lead, but Free State and Boland are determined to chase down the Challenge Trophy leaders at Waterkloof Golf Club. Boland B took the first round honours with a score of 158. Ekurhuleni’s B-team was…
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Daisies drives home advantage at Waterkloof

22 May 2018 – Gauteng North A strengthened their bid for Swiss Team Trophy glory with two solid rounds on the second day of the SA Women’s 72-Hole Teams Championship to open up a yawning gap on their closest pursuers. The home favourites took a five stroke lead into the second day at Waterkloof Golf…
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GN, Boland gets early jump on rivals at Waterkloof

21 May 2018 – Danielle du Toit and Larissa du Preez combined for an opening six-under-par 138 to put Gauteng North in the driver’s seat in the Swiss Team Challenge, while Boland leads the Challenge Trophy after round one of the SA Women’s 72-Hole Teams Championship at Waterkloof Golf Club on Monday. Gauteng North dominated…
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Juniors looking to impress at Canon SA Disabled Golf Open

11 May 2018 – Four teenagers are among a large group of youngsters champing at the bit to start the 20th Canon South Africa Disabled Golf Open at Magalies Park Country Club from 14-16 May. Deaf golfers Tembalani Mweli and Shangile Shange from KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Province’s Manuel Usher and Karel Mars from the Western Cape…
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Hall tops Mistry for Sanlam SA Amateur glory

24 April 2018 – It was unquestionably the toughest test of her golf career, but when the chips were down, 18-year-old Casandra Hall held her nerve to box a clutch par putt in extra time that earned her the 2018 Sanlam South Africa Stroke Play Championship title on Tuesday. The Ebotse golfer opened with a…
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Hall builds four shot lead in PE

23 April 2018 – Overnight leader Casandra Hall she went around Port Elizabeth Golf Club in 72 strokes to double her lead in the Sanlam South African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Monday. The 18-year-old Hall from Ekurhuleni looked capable of leaving the rest of the field to scrap for second place after a brilliant…
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Hall on song in Sanlam SA Amateur Stroke Play

22 April 2018 – Casandra Hall’s title bid in the Sanlam South African Amateur Stroke Play Championship got off to the ideal start in Port Elizabeth on Sunday. The Ekurhuleni golfer birdied the par-five closing hole for an opening three-under-par 69, which earned her a two shot lead over Western Province rising star Kaylah Williams.…
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Teen Floyd fired up for Sanlam SA Women’s Stroke Play

21 April 2018 – Ekurhuleni teenager Kiera Floyd is relishing the opportunity of becoming the youngest winner in the Sanlam South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship history next week. The 13-year-old from Benoni will spearhead a vast group of young, up-and-coming juniors hoping to make their mark at Port Elizabeth Golf Club from 22-24 April.…
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Myeki primed for major move in the Bay

21 April 2018 – Zethu Myeki will return to a happy hunting ground with some early-season momentum when she vies for the 2018 Sanlam South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship at Port Elizabeth Golf Club from 22-24 April. The 24-year-old Myeki drew the curtain on 2017 – a season punctuated by four runner-up finishes –…
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Introducing 2018 Free State champion Sarah Bouch

2017 Ekurhuleni Player of the Year Sarah Bouch celebrated a provincial breakthrough with an emphatic four shot victory in the Free State Championship at Bethlehem Golf Club this April and she is one of the favourite starters in this year’s Sanlam SA Women’s Stroke Play. We caught up with Sarah before she travelled to Port…
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Germishuys seals US spot with perfect chip

16 April 2018 – A perfectly executed chip shot earned reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Deon Germishuys passage into the prestigious Junior North and South Championship at Pinehurst in July. The 18-year-old Strand junior was among the eight winners and finalists who qualified for the South Final of the popular Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series…
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Mistry simply majestic in Nomads SA Rose Bowl

27 March 2018 – Kajal Mistry wrote the next chapter of her blossoming career when she won the Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship in wire-to-wire style on Tuesday. In a show of sublime mental fortitude and composure, the 17-year-old Randpark junior was in a class of her own over 54 holes at Royal Cape…
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Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship Update

26 March 2018 – Clovelly’s Isabella van Rooyen and Anika Smit from Vryheid share the B-Division lead on 173 at the end of the first two rounds, while Danielle Foster from King David Mowbray Golf Club swept to a nine point lead in the C-Division in the Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship at Royal Cape…
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Mistry makes her move at Royal Cape

26 March 2018 – Kajal Mistry stuck to a well-laid game plan to open up a yawning lead at the 36-hole mark of the Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship on Monday. The country’s top ranked amateur made the most of an early start in balmy conditions to fire a superb four-under-par 70 and kept…
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GolfRSA honours top 2017 achievers

18 March 2018 – Ekurhuleni amateur Kyle McClatchie scooped three trophies at the GolfRSA and Sunshine Tour Awards Ceremony held at the Maslow Hotel on Sunday night. The former number one-ranked amateur took home GolfRSA’s Open Amateur of the Year Award and the Outstanding Achievement Award for his triumph in the 2017 English Amateur Stroke…
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Royston rallies for KZN Champs victory

15 March 2018 – Harvard-bound Chloë Royston from Newcastle staved off a spirited challenge from South Africa’s number three ranked Zethu Myeki when she won the Stroke Play Division in the KwaZulu-Natal Championship on March 12. Making the most of sunny and wind-still conditions Mount Edgecombe Country Club, Royston reeled in a hat-trick of birdies…
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Golf’s new Rules for 2019 include significant changes

The USGA and The R&A have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented January 1, 2019. The USGA and The R&A finalised golf’s new Rules this month after an extensive review that included a request for feedback from the global golf community on the proposed changes. Golfers can now access the official 2019…
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Success for Buhai, Bregman and Coetzee at SA Women’s Open

10 March 2018 – Ashleigh Buhai wrote her name in the record books of the Investec South African Women’s Open once again, thanks to a two-stroke victory at Westlake Golf Club in Cape Town on Saturday. The only amateur to win the national championship twice – and the youngest champion to boot – fired a…
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Double joy for SA at AAJGC in Morocco

10 March 2018 – Both South African teams qualified for the 2018 Toyota Junior World Cup in Japan with victories in the Boys and Girls Competitions of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Morocco on Friday. The SA Boys team claimed a 20th consecutive victory for South Africa in the prestigious junior championship on a…
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SA firmly in control at AAJGC

9 March 2018 – The South African teams kept their respective title defences in the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge firmly on track despite tough scoring conditions at the Royal Dar Es Salam Golf Club in Morocco on Thursday. Kajal Mistry and Symone Henriques combined for a third round 157 to move South Africa to 471…
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SA teams solidify position in Morocco

8 March 2018 – Both South African teams made the most of the weather reprieve in Morocco to cement their positions at the top of the standings in the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge on Wednesday. After navigating torrential rain and gusting wind in the opening round to take the lead in the Boys Competition, the…
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Solid start for SA teams in Morocco

7 March 2018 – Both South African teams made a strong start to the country’s title defence in the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Morocco, despite torrential rain and winds gusting up to 50km per hour that tormented the international field at the Royal Dar Es Salam Golf Club in Rabat on Tuesday. Kajal Mistry…
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Golf’s new World Handicap System designed to grow the game

20 February 2018 – The way golfers around the world will calculate their handicaps is set to be transformed by a new system developed by The R&A and the USGA, with key features designed to provide all golfers with a consistent measure of playing ability. The new World Handicap System – to be implemented in…
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Memorable win for McWilliam in Border Championship

19 February 2018 – Scotland’s Shannon McWilliams might have lost to Danielle du Toit in the informal Test between South Africa and Scotland before the Border Championship, but the Aboyne golfer certainly had the measure of the East London Golf Club on the weekend as she marched to victory on Sunday. Du Toit beat McWilliam…
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SA quartet ready for Scottish test

15 February 2018 – South Africa’s top ranked Kajal Mistry from Randpark will lead Zethu Myeki, Caitlyn Macnab and Danielle du Toit into battle against four top amateurs from Scotland at East London Golf Club on Friday. The South African quartet will challenge the Scottish Golf’s Women’s Squad members an unofficial one-day Test that will…
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Myeki makes some major moves

11 February 2018 – A victory to start her 2018 season. A new golf union and home course. A new home in Gauteng. These are some of the bold moves Zethu Myeki made at the start of the year made as she prepares to write a new chapter in her golfing career. Click the link…
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GolfRSA names teams for All-Africa Junior

4 February 2018 – GolfRSA named seven of South Africa’s leading juniors to the two teams that will defend the country’s Girls and Boys titles in the 2018 All-Africa Junior Golf Championship from 6 – 9 March in Morocco. The 72-hole championship, which annually draws the cream of junior golf across the African continent, will…
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Ammie trio enjoys Sunshine Ladies Tour start

24 January 2018 – Pretoria golfer Danielle du Toit and 13-year-olds Kiera Floyd from Benoni and Bloemfontein’s Gabbi Venter had a great time starting the 2018 Sunshine Ladies Tour season in the Canon Ladies Tshwane Open at Pretoria Country Club on Tuesday. Like most of the field on opening day, top ranked Du Toit found…
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Rothman qualifies for Bridge Fund finals

Jordan Rothman, a 15-year-old pupil at Curro Durbanville, has become the first girl to qualify for the finals of the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series, a national series of 18 events sanctioned by GolfRSA. In the finals in April 2018, Jordan will compete against some of the country’s best U-19 boys for the grand prize…
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SA duo impress in Annika Invitational USA

12 January 2018 – South Africa’s top female amateur talents – Kajal Mistry and Woo-Ju Son – gave a superb account of themselves in a top field at the prestigious Annika Invitational USA, presented by Rolex, in the United States. Mistry, the country’s top ranked senior, weathered freezing conditions to close out a top six…
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Mistry & Son set for Annika Invitational USA

12 January 2018 – South Africa’s Kajal Mistry and Woo-Ju Son will fly the flag in the 10th Annika Invitational USA, presented by Rolex, in Florida from 13-15 January. Mistry, the country’s top ranked senior, and the number one junior Son, have been drawn together for the opening round at the World Golf Village in…
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Du Toit delights at All India Ladies Amateur

24 December 2017 – Missing Christmas with the family to travel to India and fly the flag for South Africa in the All India Ladies Amateur Championship proved well worth the sacrifice for Gauteng North golfer Danielle du Toit. The 18-year-old Menlo Park matriculant became the 101st champion of this prestigious women’s amateur tournament when…
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Determined Du Toit makes All India final

23 December 2017 – Danielle du Toit reached the final of the All India Ladies Amateur Championship in Bangalore, India on Saturday, showing great courage under fire and the conviction to win. The 18-year-old South African was relentlessly tested by Rhea Purvi Saravanan from India, but Du Toit prevailed to take the match 4 &…
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Du Toit reaches final four in India

22 December 2017 – South Africa’s Danielle du Toit is through to the semi-final round in the match play stage of the All India Ladies Amateur Championship after two solid victories at the Eagleton Golf Resort course in Bangalore, India on Friday. The Pretoria Country Club golfer mowed down Ananya Datar from India 4 &…
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Du Toit stays on track in India

21 December 2017 – Danielle du Toit crossed the first hurdle in the All India Ladies Amateur Championship with ease in Bangalore, India on Thursday. The Gauteng North golfer routed Tiya Chowdery from the United States 4 & 3 to reach the second round of the match play stage at the Eagleton Golf Resort course.…
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Du Toit books All India Match Play berth

20 December 2017 – Gauteng North’s Danielle du Toit sealed a spot in the match play stage of the All India Ladies Amateur Championship, but Zethu Myeki from Border was forced to make an early exit in Bangalore, India on Wednesday. “The roles were reversed 12 months ago, when Zethu reached the second round of…
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Mixed results for SA pair in India

19 December 2017 – It was an up-and-down start for Danielle du Toit and Zethu Myeki, but both players were positive after the opening round of the Indian Golf Union’s All India Ladies Amateur Championship in Bangalore, India on Tuesday. “The Eagleton Golf Resort course is 6,201 yards long (5,670 metres), and what it lacks…
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Myeki’s season of smiles

18 December 2017 – You rarely see Zethu Myeki without a smile these days and it was there again when she stepped up to the first tee at the Eagleton Golf Resort in Bangalore, India on Monday morning. “I have so many reasons to smile,” said the 24-year-old Myeki from East London. “I’ve had a…
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Nienaber and Son sizzle in United States

18 December 2017 – GolfRSA juniors Wilco Nienaber and Woo-Ju Son captured a one, two finish for South Africa in the prestigious Greg Norman Academy Junior Invitational in the United States on Sunday. Nienaber laid down a marker for a Global Junior Golf Tour hat-trick when he opened with a one-under-par 71 on the Norman…
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Introducing Marvelous Caitlyn Macnab

It has been a season to remember for 15-year-old Caitlyn Macnab, who was named the Under-19 Player of the Year by Ekurhuleni Women’s Golf in November. The petite Ekurhuleni golfer – who packs a huge drive and a lethal short game – racked up eight top three finishes since March and one felt it was…
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Winter sparkles in Kimberley

9 November 2017 – The history of diamonds in South Africa is rooted in the Northern Cape, but Sandra Winter from George sparkled brighter than the Star of South Africa when she lifted the SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship title for a record fourth time on Wednesday. Winter had successive victories in the women’s mid-amateur flagship event in…
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SA’s Champions of Champions crowned

Overnight leaders Caitlyn McNab and Bertie Steenkamp were crowned the GolfRSA Champion of Champions after they won the ladies and men’s divisions of the National Final at Glendower. Fifteen-year-old McNab, from Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate, consolidated her six-shot overnight lead to win by seven strokes over Akasia’s Lenanda van der Watt, claiming her second…
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McNab and Steenkamp in charge at Champion of Champions

GolfRSA Elite Squad member Caitlyn McNab and Bertie Steenkamp took control of their respective divisions of the GolfRSA Champion of Champions Final after the pair fired rounds of 71 at Glendower Golf Club. McNab, from Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate, and Steenkamp, from Upington Golf Club, will each take a six-shot lead into the final…
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Mistry marches to Ackerman glory

16 October 2017 – South Africa’s top ranked Kajal Mistry continued her dominance of the women’s amateur golf circuit as she raced to her third victory in as many months in the prestigious Ackerman Championship on Sunday. The 16-year-old from Parkview defied gale force winds and sweeping rain to construct a four stroke victory on…
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Open season at Ackerman Championship

14 October 2017 – Defending champion Kaylah Williams will lead a strong field of local and national players into battle in the prestigious Ackerman Championship at Atlantic Beach Country Club this weekend. Twelve months ago, the Fairmont High School learner eclipsed the A-Division field at Clovelly to lift the Gus Ackerman Trophy, while Iman Adams…
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KZN seals SA Women’s IPT promotion

29 September 2017 – KwaZulu-Natal won the B-Section in the 57th South African Inter-Provincial Championship with an unbeaten performance at Mossel Bay Golf Club on Friday. After losing out to Southern Cape in a count-out at Umhlali Country Club last year, the 2001 champions made a fast start to the championship and finished within three…
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WP crowned SA Women’s IPT champions

29 September 2017 – Western Province were in ascendancy once again as they turned a final round assault on Gauteng into a glorious celebration at the 57th South African Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship at Mossel Bay Golf Club on Friday. Skipper Kaylah Williams and her five charges showed incredible courage in the face of adversity to…
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Introducing GolfRSA rising star Woo-Ju Son

With the Nomads SA Girls Championship less than a week away, we take a closer look at one of this year’s prime contenders, Woo-Ju Son. With the Nomads SA Girls Championship fast approaching, we take a closer look at one of this year’s prime contenders, Woo-Ju Son, who has made a strong case for more…
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Top pair head strong field at Nomads SA Girls

All eyes will be on Womens Golf South Africa’s number one ranked junior Woo-Ju Son and number two Kajal Mistry, who will spearhead the challenge in this year’s Nomads SA Girls Championship at Orkney Golf Club from 2-4 July. The pair have been going toe-to-toe for the last 18 months but earlier this month, Son…
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Trio split Nomads SA Girls first round lead

South Africa’s top ranked Woo-Ju Son, Chante van Zyl from Free State and Western Province’s Kaylah Williams are the joint leaders in the Nomads SA Girls Championship at the end of day one in Orkney. Williams set the clubhouse target at Orkney Golf Club with a one-over-par 73. However, when the first round action wrapped…
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Son set sights on Nomads SA Girls

South Africa’s top ranked Woo-Ju Son firmed up her bid for Nomads SA Girls Championship title when she pulled clear of the pack in the second round at Orkney Golf Club on Monday. The 16-year-old Country Club Johannesburg junior was tied for the lead at one over with Chante van Zyl from Free State and…
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Stylish Son romps to Nomads SA Girl’s victory

Gauteng teenager Woo-Ju Son put an exclamation mark behind her rising star status when she strolled to a seven stroke victory in the Nomads SA Girls Championship in Orkney on Tuesday. Exactly 12 months since she lifted the Under-16 title, the country’s top ranked junior came full circle at Orkney Golf Club. Going in search…
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Happy Brabazon Birthday for McClatchie

Statistically, June 23rd is the happiest day of the year, but 28 May will definitely be the happiest day for Kyle McClatchie for years to come. South Africa’s top ranked amateur spent the best part of his 20th birthday on the Hotchkin Course at the Woodhall Spa Golf Club in England on Sunday, but it…
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Introducing WGSA President Sally Greasley

At the recent Sanlam SA Women's Stroke Play Championship, Sally Greasley took over the mantle as Womens Golf South Africa's new president from Karen Olivant.
We asked Sally to talk to us about her passion for golf and the administration thereof and her thoughts on the current state of the game in South Africa.
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Q & A – Outgoing WGSA President Karen Olivant

We sat down with outgoing president Karen Olivant to find out more about the highs and lows of her six-year tenure at Womens Golf South Africa. We also found out where her passion for golf administration began and how she plans to spend her 'retirement'.

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Du Toit drives to victory at CCJ

She might be playing a limited schedule this season, but Menlo Park High School matriculant Danielle du Toit is making every start count. She won the North West Championship in February and on Sunday, the 18-year-old repeated the feat in the ProShop 36-Hole Junior Championship at Country Club Johannesburg.

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Majestic Mistry clinches SA Amateur Stroke victory

South Africa’s top ranked Kajal Mistry held her nerve to claim the Sanlam South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Tuesday.

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Mistry makes magnificent move at SA Stroke Play

South Africa’s top ranked Kajal Mistry holds all the cards after she opened up a yawning gap on the chasing pack in the second round of the Sanlam South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Monday.
Mistry shared the overnight lead at three under after opening with a 69 at the Wanderers Golf Club, but she underlined her status as Womens Golf South Africa’s 2015/2016 Player of the Year when she pulled five strokes clear on the field.

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Els helps SA golf to keep giving back

A near-death experience when Ernie Els was just starting his career certainly gave the four-time Major champion an appreciation for the value of life. And it’s perhaps no surprise that he’s since become one of golf’s most ardent supporters of charity.

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Du Toit on attack at SA Amateur Stroke Play

Gauteng North’s Danielle du Toit benefitted from extra work with the putter to charge into a three-way tie for the lead in the opening round of the Sanlam South African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Sunday.
The reigning Nomads SA Girls champion racked up five birdies at The Wanderers Golf Club to join South Africa’s top ranked Kajal Mistry and Woo-Ju Son at three-under-par 69.

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Introducing GolfRSA Elite Squad player Kaiyuree Moodley

In early April, Kaiyuree Moodley threw her name in the hat of prime contenders for this year’s Sanlam South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship when she scored a come-from-behind victory in the prestigious Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship.

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Juniors set for Sanlam SA Stroke Play spotlight

Kajal Mistry. Woo Ju Son. Chiara Contomathios. Danielle du Toit. Kaiyuree Moodley. All juniors and all winners on the Womens Golf South Africa circuit this season. And the odds are good that one of them will step onto the podium in this year’s Sanlam South African Amateur Stroke Play Championship, says defending champion Kaleigh Telfer.

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RAACT more than just victory for SA Team

Sarah Bouch, Zethu Myeki, Lumien Orton and Vicki Traut home on the weekend buoyed by their combined efforts to promote golf development in Southern Africa while defending South Africa’s proud record in the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) in Lesotho from 5-7 April.
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SA Quartet keeps control at RAACT

Reigning Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur champion Lumien Orton and GolfRSA Elite Squad member Zethu Myeki kept South Africa’s title defence on track at the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) in Lesotho on Thursday.

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Moodley crowned Nomads SA Girl’s Rose Bowl Queen

GolfRSA Elite Squad player Kaiyuree Moodley claimed the 2017 Nomads SA Girl’s Rose Bowl Championship in a come from behind performance at Royal Durban Golf Club on Tuesday.
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Bouch and Traut give SA edge at RAACT

GolfRSA Elite Squad member Sarah Bouch and team captain Vicki Traut got South Africa’s title defence underway with a solid opening round in the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) in Lesotho on Wednesday.

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SA Quartet set to start RAACT title hunt

GolfRSA Elite Squad members Zethu Myeki and Sarah Bouch, reigning Sanlam SA Women's Amateur champion Lumien Orton and captain Vicki Traut will start the hunt for South Africa’s sixth consecutive title in the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) at the Maseru Golf Club in Lesotho on Wednesday.

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