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Steady Schaper seals SA Stroke Play victory

1 March 2019 – Almost from the time he hit his first shots as a two-year-old with a plastic set of clubs at San Lameer Country Club, Jayden Schaper has been a grinder. A no frills, no fuss guy who was taught that good old fashioned hard work and an unflappable self-belief gets you the…

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All-Africa Junior team announced

4 February 2019 – The South African Golf Association (SAGA) has tasked GolfRSA National Squad members Martin Vorster, Christo Lamprecht and Casey Jarvis, and Sam Simpson to chase a 21st consecutive victory for South Africa in the prestigious All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana in March. The winning team and the runners-up of the Africa…

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Ekurhuleni goes back-to-back in Benoni

BENONI, 21 December 2018 – It took them nearly 30 years to break a winning drought in the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial and Ekurhuleni wasn’t about to give the trophy back this year, especially not in their own back yard. While the usual mix of upsets and jostling for position went on around them, the…

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Gauteng North shows huge heart in SA IPT opener

Gauteng North shows huge heart in SA IPT opener

GEORGE, 17 September 2018 – Central Gauteng and Southern Cape’s first round clashes unfolded much the way one expected, but Gauteng North showed huge heart in the opening round of the 58th South African Inter-Provincial Tournament, sponsored by Tempest Car Hire, at Oubaai Golf Club on Monday. The Daisies were on the back foot after…

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Lions ready for Free State onslaught at SA IPT

Lions ready for Free State onslaught at SA IPT

GEORGE, 16 September 2018 – Defending champions Central Gauteng fully expect to come under fire from Free State at Oubaai Golf Club in Monday’s opening round of the South African Inter Provincial, sponsored by Tempest Car Hire. “Free State earned a hard-fought for promotion last year. They will want to prove that they belong with…

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Schaper returns to winning form at North & South

Schaper returns to winning form at North & South

15 August 2018 – Former number one ranked junior Jayden Schaper made a welcome return the winner’s circle when he claimed the Nomads North and South title on Wednesday. The Ebotse golfer ended a 12-month winning drought on the national circuit on a dramatic final day at Country Club Johannesburg, showing all his experience under…

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Jarvis charges to Africa Junior Open victory

12 August 2018 – In July, GolfRSA National Squad player Casey Jarvis eclipsed the leaders to lift the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship title with a final round eight-under-par 64 at Middelburg Country Club. On Sunday, the 15-year-old from Boksburg lived up to his billing as one of the best closers on the junior circuit…

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SA juniors set to strike in Italy

27 July 2018 – Five of the country’s most promising young talents will travel to Europe in early September to represent South Africa in the 12th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) named Martin Vorster, Yurav Premlall, Casey Jarvis, Samuel Simpson and Kian Rose to fly the national flag in…

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Hall, Telfer hold firm in Sanlam SA Amateur charge

10 July 2018 – Casandra Hall and Kaleigh Telfer are still on track for the elusive South African amateur double after making in through to Wednesday’s semi-finals of the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Championship. Both players had two tough matches on Tuesday for a spot in the final four at Umhlali Country Club. Reigning SA…

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Red-hot Jarvis enjoys Nomads SA Boys bliss

6 July 2018 – Winning multiple Nomads SA Boys Championships is a rare feat. In fact, only one junior has managed to win all four SA Boys titles in South African golf history. Jayden Schaper achieved this exceptional accomplishment with his double triumph in the Under-19 Championship at Langebaan Country Club last year. Now GolfRSA…

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Two share lead as Stevens chases in Middelburg

5 July 2018 – Martin Vorster from Southern Cape and Ekurhuleni’s Ryan van Velzen will go into the final round of the 2018 Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship neck and neck on seven under par after a roller-coaster second round on Thursday. The duo had fluctuating fortunes as the wind got up in at Middelburg…

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Solid Saturday showing for GolfRSA in England and Ireland

3 June 2018 – Wilco Nienaber will start this morning’s third round of the Brabazon Trophy in England within striking distance of the lone leader at Frilford Heath Golf Club, while Christo Lamprecht and Therion Nel finished in a seven-way tie for the lead in Saturday’s opening round of the East of Ireland Open Amateur…

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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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GolfRSA honours top 2017 achievers

18 March 2018 – Ekurhuleni amateur Kyle McClatchie scooped three trophies at the GolfRSA and Sunshine Tour Awards Ceremony held at the Maslow Hotel on Sunday night. The former number one-ranked amateur took home GolfRSA’s Open Amateur of the Year Award and the Outstanding Achievement Award for his triumph in the 2017 English Amateur Stroke…

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