Jarvis conquers Leopard Creek for African Amateur double

Golf RSA | Jarvis conquers Leopard Creek for African Amateur double

17 February 2022 – Casey Jarvis continued his record-setting habit when he became the first back-to-back winner of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship with a four-stroke win over fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Yurav Premlall on Thursday. However, unlike the forceful style with which he reeled in the SA Amateur and SA Stroke Play…

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Team South Africa triumphs in African Amateur

Golf RSA | Team South Africa triumphs in African Amateur

16 February 2022 – Casey Jarvis, Jordan Duminy and new caps Christiaan Maas and Christiaan Burke celebrated an emphatic victory on seven under par in the Team Competition at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek on Wednesday. The Team Competition is played concurrently with the first three rounds of the stroke play…

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Jarvis builds four-shot barrier at Leopard Creek

Golf RSA | Jarvis builds four shot barrier at Leopard Creek

16 February 2022 – Casey Jarvis continued to stamp his dominance on the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship after a brilliant third round of four-under-par 68 that saw him race clear of chasing pack with 18 holes to play at Leopard Creek Golf Club on Wednesday. The defending champion began the day on nine under…

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Jarvis jumps to the front at Leopard Creek

Golf RSA | Jarvis jumps to the front at Leopard Creek

15 February 2022 – It took him a few years to work out that patience pays at Leopard Creek, and that’s the recipe for success Casey Jarvis applied to step up his title defence in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship in Tuesday’s second round. The GolfRSA National Squad member fired nine birdies, including four…

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Duo top jammed leaderboard at Leopard Creek

Golf RSA | Due top jammed leaderboard at Leopard Creek

14 February 2022 – South Africa’s Yurav Premlall and Zach Chegwidden from England topped a packed leaderboard as action wrapped up in the opening round of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek on Monday. On a blistering hot Valentine’s day at the championship layout bordering the Kruger National Park, the duo shot…

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Teams named for African Amateur

Golf RSA | Teams named for African Amateur

21 January 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad members Christiaan Burke and Daniel Bennett, as well as Pascal Gunther, Hannes Strooh and Joshua Koekemoer will make their debut for South Africa in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at the magnificent Leopard Creek next month. The quintet has been named to the GolfRSA Senior and Junior…

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Jarvis closes out the first GolfRSA Triple Crown at Glendower

Golf RSA | Jarvis closes out the first GolfRSA Triple Crown at Glendower

11 February 2021 – Casey Jarvis added to the annals of golf once again with one of the most incredible feats in SA amateur history when he lifted the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship title on Thursday. The 17-year-old GolfRSA National Squad member was in a league of his own at Glendower Golf Club as he…

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Jarvis takes two shot lead into last lap at Glendower

Golf RSA | Jarvis takes two shot lead into last lap at Glendower

10 February 2021 – Casey Jarvis moved into a two shot lead on moving day in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship, and within touching distance of the GolfRSA South African Swing trifecta on Wednesday. Jarvis achieved the rare double last year – winning the SA Stroke Play and SA Amateur titles in the same…

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Jarvis leads the chasers in African Amateur

Golf RSA | Jarvis leads the chasers in African Amateur

9 February 2021 – Local favourite Casey Jarvis gave the Ekurhuleni golf fans plenty to cheer about as he moved into the outright lead at Glendower Golf Club on day two of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The reigning SA Amateur champion was composure personified as he bettered his opening round 71 with a…

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Long hopes to make short work of wet Glendower

Golf RSA | Long hopes to make short work of wet Glendower

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

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GolfRSA poised for 2021 South African Swing

Golf RSA | GolfRSA poised for 2021 South African Swing

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

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2021 African Amateur moves to Glendower

Golf RSA | 2021 African Amateur moves to Glendower

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

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Unflappable Van Velzen still on top in African Amateur

Golf RSA | Unflappable Van Velzen still on top in African Amateur

4 February 2020 – Benoni junior Ryan van Velzen finished a yawning seven shots ahead of reigning Amateur champion James Sugrue from Ireland and compatriot Martin Vorster at the 36-hole mark of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The 18-year-old eagled the 18th at Leopard Creek for a second day in a row to post…

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Van Velzen on fire at Leopard Creek

Golf RSA | Van Velzen on fire at Leopard Creek

3 February 2020 – Ekurhuleni junior Ryan van Velzen started the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Monday like a house on fire as he carded a superlative eight-under-par 64 around Leopard Creek Country Club, giving him a three-stroke edge over his nearest competitor. Starting on the 10th, Van Velzen birdied his first two holes,…

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