31 August 2020 – When Luca Filippi launched his pro career in the recent Betway Championship, the Western Province golfer became the 23rd Sunshine Tour professional to graduate via GolfRSA’s National Squad system. A tie for 39th hardly set the golfing world alight, but it is a first step towards Filippi’s goal of emulating fellow…

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20 February 2019 – Southern Cape teenager Jordan Duminy showed maturity well beyond his 16 years to ensure three South Africans will challenge in the quarter-finals of the South African Amateur Championship at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Thursday. The Louis Oosthuizen Junior Academy booked his spot in the match play field with rounds…

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JOHANNESBURG, 8 December 2018 – Spurred on by his famous playing partner, George amateur Jovan Rebula tightened his grip on the Freddie Tait Cup challenge in Saturday’s third round of the South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Johannesburg, at Randpark Golf Club. Teeing off in the same group as his four-time Major…

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JOHANNESBURG, 7 December 2018 – Wilco Nienaber, Deon Germishuys and 15-year-old Yurav Premlall moved in on Jovan Rebula and threw this year’s hunt for the Freddie Tait Cup in the South African Open Championship at Randpark Golf Club wide open in Friday’s second round. The Freddie Tait Cup – awarded to the leading amateur who…

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JOHANNESBURG, 6 November 2018 – Reigning Amateur champion Jovan Rebula laid down an early marker in the hunt for the Freddie Tait Cup after day one of the South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Johannesburg at Randpark Golf Club. Rebula started Thursday’s first round alongside six fellow GolfRSA National Squad members and…

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RANDPARK, 5 December 2018 – The South African Open Championship has always enjoyed a rich history of amateur participation and the 2019 tournament at Randpark Golf Club from 6-9 December will once again feature some of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents. Current number one Wilco Nienaber will spearhead the seven-strong amateur challenge in the prestigious…

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Amateurs announced for new-look SA Open

The cream of South Africa’s amateur golfing crop will tee it up in the revamped 2019 South African Open Championship in December, looking to build on the positive results achieved in the 2018 tournament. In January this year Kyle McClatchie claimed the Freddie Tait Trophy after delivering a remarkably mature performance for rounds of 68,…

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5 July 2018 – GolfRSA National Squad player Deon Germishuys tied for fourth in the 40th Junior North and South Championship and fellow Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series finalist Nikhil Gopal signed off with a top 20 finish in North Carolina on Wednesday. Germishuys enjoyed his first success on American soil in the eight Grandover…

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4 July 2018 – South African juniors Deon Germishuys and Nikhil came through their baptism of fire at Pinehurst Number 2 with flying colours to retain spots in the top 10 at the Junior North and South Championship in North Carolina on Tuesday. “It was another very hot and humid day in North Carolina,” said…

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3 July 2018 – South African juniors Deon Germishuys and Nikhil Gopal are in a great position heading into today’s second round of the Junior North and South after an impressive start on day one of the prestigious event at Pinehurst Resort on Monday. The Bridge Fund Manager Junior Series finalists coped well with the…

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2 July 2018 – Deon Germishuys and Nikhil Gopal will start the Junior North and South Championship in North Carolina buoyed by a one-two finish on the Tarheel Junior Tour in the United States last week. Continuing GolfRSA’s recent success on the international stage, Germishuys from Western Province claimed a six stroke victory on eight-under…

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15 June 2018 – The GolfRSA Boys and Girls teams both needed one big push on the last day of the 2018 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL, and Martin Vorster and Caitlyn Macnab delivered at the Chukyo Golf Club. Vorster fired a course record to boost the boys to a fifth place…

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13 June 2018 – The GolfRSA Boys team are going all out in the final round of the 2018 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL, in Japan on Friday after another solid day at the Chukyo Golf Club in Toyota City lifted the team to joint fifth. Spain maintained their position at the…

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13 June 2018 – Both South African teams made a positive move towards the leaders in the second round of the 2018 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL, in Japan on Tuesday. The GolfRSA Boys gained three spots in the Boys Competition, moving into a tie for seventh with Mexico and Sweden on…

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12 June 2018 – Both South African teams will have to regroup after a disappointing start in the 2018 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL, in Japan. Spain team lit up the Ishino Course at Chukyo Golf Club to lead the Boys Division by two shots on 10-under 203, while Japan opened up…

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21 May 2018 – Chris Woollam and Matt Saulez closed out top 10 finishes at Royal County Down Golf Club as Ireland’s Robin Dawson completed a wire-to-wire victory in the Flogas Irish Amateur Open on Sunday. Tramore’s Dawson survived some back nine drama in a final round 77 to close out the biggest victory of…

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20 May 2018 – Former South African Stroke Play runner-up Robin Dawson from Ireland remained on course for a wire-to-wire victory in the Flogas Irish Amateur Open, with South African trio Chris Woollam, Jayden Schaper and Matt Saulez in good shape heading into today’s final round at Royal County Down Golf Club. Dawson moved to…

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19 May 2018 – Southern Cape junior Christo Lamprecht made the most of an early start at Royal County Down Golf Club to vault into contention in Friday’s second round at the Flogas Irish Amateur Open in Newcastle, Ireland. KwaZulu-Natal pair Matt Saulez and Chris Woollam continued to lead the nine-strong South African challenge in…

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3 May 2018 – GolfRSA has announced a team of GolfRSA National Squad members for its third annual tour to the United Kingdom this June. The group will participate in various top-ranked international tournaments over a four-week stretch, including the Irish Amateur, English Men’s Stroke Play and The Amateur, as well as the St Andrews…

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2 March 2018 – Not since Ernie Els lost to Neville Clarke at the 40th hole in 1988 has the 36-hole final of the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship gone further than 38 holes. On Friday, the four-time Major champion was dialled into the action at Durban Country Club as Deon Germishuys and Chris Woollam…

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