History-maker Maas lifts Freddie Tait Cup at Blair Atholl

4 December 2022 – While former double SA Amateur Thriston Lawrence celebrated a wire-to-wire victory in the 112th Investec South African Open Championship, Christiaan Maas made his own bit of history when he joined an elite group of three as the leading amateur at Blair Atholl on Sunday. The 19-year-old Pretoria golfer emulated Neville Sundelson…

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Premlall primed for Freddie Tait Cup chase at Blair Atholl

3 December 2022 – South Africa’s No-1 ranked Yurav Premlal placed himself within reach of a successful title-defence of the Freddie Tait Cup in the Investec South African Open after a third round 71 got him within reach of leading amateur Christiaan Maas on Saturday. But the 19-year-old Junior Presidents Cup player will have his…

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Masterful Maas aims for double Investec SA Open glory

2 December 2022 – Christiaan Maas laid down a serious marker for success on Friday to join the extraordinary league of amateur gentlemen who have won both the coveted Freddie Tait Cup and the world’s second oldest national Open, the Investec South African Open Championship. The 19-year-old Pretoria golfer backed up an opening round of…

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Potgieter eager to get going in debut Investec SA Open

30 November 2022 – Having had a taste of The Open Championship thanks to his triumph in The Amateur Championship at Royal Lytham and St Annes in June, GolfRSA National Squad member Aldrich Potgieter will be hunting more prestigious silverware in the 112th Investec SA Open this week. The 18-year-old’s debut in the Sunshine Tour…

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Amateur line-up announced for 2022 Investec SA Open

16 October 2022 – South Africa’s top-five ranked amateurs on the GolfRSA Open Amateur Ranking will tee it up alongside their professional counterparts in the Investec South African Open Championship at Blair Atholl Golf Estate from 1-4 December 2022. “Led by reigning South African Amateur champion and our new No 1 Kyle de Beer, the…

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Potgieter edges Bhana for Dimension Data triumph

12 October 2022 – Reigning Amateur champion Aldrich Potgieter gave himself the perfect going-away present when he captured the Dimension Data Junior Open U-19 title, beating fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Amilkar Bhana in a playoff. Potgieter returns to Australia next week play in the WA Open on the professional PGA of Australasia Tour, and…

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SA duo star for Internationals in Junior Presidents Cup

20 September 2022 – South Africa’s star players Yurav Premlall and Aldrich Potgieter performed admirably in the 3rd Junior Presidents Cup, accounting for an impressive four and a half points for the International Team, but it was not enough to stem the charge of the United States, who roared to victory on the back of…

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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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Potgieter & Premlall heading to Junior Presidents Cup

26 August 2022 – Reigning British Amateur champion Aldrich Potgieter and GolfRSA No 1 Yurav Premlall will be teeing it up for the International Team in the 2022 Junior Presidents Cup in the United States this September. The Presidents Cup and American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) unveiled the top 10 Team Standings for the third…

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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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SA teenage sensation Potgieter seals Amateur glory

19 June 2022 – The 150th Open. The 87th Masters. The 123rd US Open. This is where teenage sensation Aldrich Potgieter will be heading in the year after he claimed amateur golf’s biggest prize with his dream win in the 127th Amateur Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes on Saturday. In a thrilling 36-hole…

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SA’s Broomhead takes Amateur Qualifier honours

14 June 2022 – South Africa’s Jono Broomhead claimed a second victory for the GolfRSA National Squad on their UK when he emerged as leading qualifier at The 127th Amateur Championship. Just two weeks after former SA Amateur champion lifted the Brabazon Trophy at Saunton Golf Club, the reigning South African Stroke Play champion produced…

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GolfRSA talent primed for Amateur Championship assault

The 127th Amateur Championship tees off today, with a total of 10 South Africans gunning for a chance to join Bobby Cole (1966) and Jovan Rebula (2018) as South African winners of the world’s most prestigious amateur golfing event. The first goal for the 288-strong field is to make it through to the match play…

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Seven inducted into 2022 GolfRSA National Squad

11 April 2022 – Seven new players have been welcomed into the Men’s National Squad class of 2022, as GolfRSA continues to identify and develop the country’s most promising amateur golfers. The highly successful programme was launched in 2015 through funding from businessman Johann Rupert and provides a platform for talented golfers to further develop…

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More Nomads history for Potgieter at Royal Cape

6 April 2022 – Just days after Aldrich Potgieter rewrote the record books with a stunning 20-shot victory in the Nomads South African Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship, the rising star from Southern Cape made more history with his Match Play triumph at Royal Cape Golf Club. On yet another testing day in the Mother…

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Record-setting Potgieter impresses with Nomads SA Boys win

31 March 2022 – Aldrich Potgieter rewrote the record books with a stunning 20-shot victory in the Nomads South African Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship at Royal Cape Golf Club. Three weeks after winning the Nomads South African Junior International, the 17-year-old from Pinnacle Point put together rounds of 69, 66, 66 and 65 in…

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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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