GolfRSA’s Burke blossoms in 2021

5 July 2021 – GolfRSA National Squad member Christiaan Burke created quite the international stir on social media when his scorecard from a medal competition at Potchefstroom Country Club last Sunday went viral. The 20-year-old had eagled one par-4 and three par-5s and fired eight birdies to cruise to victory with a blemish-free 16-under-par 56.…

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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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Premlall sets SA pace in Ireland

DROGHEDA, Ireland (1 June 2019) – South African junior Yurav Premlall fired an opening four-under-par 68 at County Louth Golf Club to lead the seven-strong GolfRSA National Squad crew in the East of Ireland Amateur Open Championship on Saturday. The 16-year-old Glendower golfer fired three birdies on the bounce over the last three holes to…

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National Squad to build on recent success in UK tour

8 April 2019 – South Africa’s top amateur male golfers will once again test their mettle on a demanding tour to the United Kingdom and Ireland as the GolfRSA National Squad seeks to emulate its successful 2018 trip. Last year’s squad bettered all expectations when they returned with three big international wins, a handful of…

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Four new caps in GolfRSA National Squad

GolfRSA has announced a group of 19 of the country’s most promising amateur male players, including four new caps, who will make up its 2019/20 Golf National Squad. The National Squad, now in its fourth year, has had tremendous success since its inception in 2016. Set up from a R10-million donation by businessman and GolfRSA…

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Burke beats Vorster for glory at Bryanston

10 July 2018 – Christiaan Burke came out tops in the final Nomads National Order of Merit event when he beat Martin Vorster with a brilliant birdie on the first play-off hole at Bryanston Country Club to claim his first title on the top tier. The 17-year-old from Potchefstroom has won several club championships and…

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Jubilant GolfRSA Juniors conquer at SA Challenge Cup

18 May 2018 – The GolfRSA Juniors closed out an unbeaten run at Irene Country Club to sweep to a fourth victory in the SA Challenge Cup after beating Western Province on Friday. Over the last four years, the popular team event had gone right down to the wire. In 2014, Central Gauteng beat the…

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