Van der Merwe books 152nd Open berth in Africa Amateur

25 February 2024 – Altin van der Merwe held his nerve under the greatest pressure to secure the Africa Amateur Championship in a sudden-death play-off, and with it a spot in the 152nd Open Championship at Royal Troon later this year. The 27-year-old GolfRSA No 1 had been hoping to cap off an outstanding amateur…

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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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GolfRSA Proteas Teams named for African Amateur Championship

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas Teams named for African Amateur Championship

15 December 2019 – Four of the country’s five Junior Presidents Cup representatives and three new junior caps will be representing South Africa in the fifth African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at the magnificent Leopard Creek from 3-6 February 2020. South Africa’s number one ranked amateur Jayden Schaper teed it up in the Junior Presidents…

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England deny GolfRSA Juniors for African Amateur glory

Golf RSA | England deny GolfRSA Juniors for African Amateur glory

13 February 2019 – Slow and steady won the race for Team England, who overcame a 10-shot overnight deficit to deny the GolfRSA Juniors a second successive win in the Africa Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek on Wednesday. The defending champions opened up a commanding lead with rounds of 217 and 206 to…

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GolfRSA Juniors keep control in Africa Amateur

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Juniors keep control in Africa Amateur

13 February 2019 – The GolfRSA Juniors will hunt successive victories when they start today’s final round of the Team Competition at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship with a commanding lead at Leopard Creek. New cap Sam Simpson, Jayden Schaper and Christo Lamprecht combined for a 10-under 206 total in round two to keep the…

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