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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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GolfRSA National Squad for 2018 unveiled

19 February 2018 – GolfRSA has named 19 players to the GolfRSA National Squad for 2018/19, with five new faces joining the band of the best and most promising open amateur and junior golfers in the country. Three-time Ekurhuleni Open winner Malcolm Mitchell and reigning Southern Cape Open champion Deon Germishuys, alongside Clayton Mansfield, Therion…
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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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Jubilant Jones books ticket to Bridge Fund Junior Series final

19 February 2018 – Shaun Jones is a step closer to a tee time at Pinehurst after he swept to victory in the 12th event on the popular Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series on Sunday. Murad Hoosen from The Els Club Copperleaf and Victoria Golf Club’s Sean Paxton both birdied the par-five closing hole at…
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Du Preez drives to divine comeback in African Amateur

16 February 2018 – James du Preez sealed an emotional return to the winner’s circle when he captured a three-shot victory in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Friday. The 22-year-old Pretoria golfer produced a flawless 64 in the third round at Glendower Golf Club to surge seven shots clear of the field and…
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Abt appointed Deputy Commissioner of the Sunshine Tour

The Sunshine Tour (Southern Africa PGA Tour) announced at its AGM on Wednesday that respected tournament promoter Thomas Abt has been appointed as the new Deputy Commissioner of the Tour. Selwyn Nathan, the Commissioner of the Sunshine Tour, said the new appointment formed part of the Tour’s succession plan, with Abt being groomed for the…
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Dominant Du Preez drives to African Amateur lead

15 February 2018 – James du Preez charged to a seven-shot lead heading into the final round of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship after a roller coaster day at Glendower Golf Club. The Pretoria golfer fired a flawless eight-under-par 64 in a round that ran to almost seven hours due to a weather suspension…
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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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Three-way tie leads logjam at African Amateur

14 February 2018 – At the midway mark of the third African Amateur Stroke Play Championship, South Africa’s David McIntyre, Yashas Chandra from India and Frenchman Edgar Catherine share the lead at the top of a congested leaderboard at Glendower Golf Club. Out in the early morning, and with a target to chase, Chandra reeled…
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LaCroix sprints to African Amateur lead

13 February 2018 – Frédéric LaCroix from France showed some serious flair as he surged to the top of the leaderboard on the opening day of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Glendower Golf Club on Tuesday. The Parisian set the first round mark at five-under-par 67 and opened up a two-shot lead over…
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