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Mistry eyes elusive SA Women’s Amateur double

27 April 2019 – Kajal Mistry hopes third times the charm when she lines up on Sunday in the South African Women’s Amateur Championships at Woodhill Residential Estate and Country Club. Mistry is heading to the United States in August, but before she takes up a golf scholarship at the University of Arkansas in August, the…

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SA Juniors clinch top five and top 20 at Pinehurst

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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SA Juniors make fast start at Pinehurst

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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Bridge Fund Juniors make impressive start in USA

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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GolfRSA Squad trio named for Eisenhower Trophy

28 June 2018 – GolfRSA National Squad members Jovan Rebula, Wilco Nienaber and Matt Saulez will represent South Africa in the Eisenhower Trophy at the 2018 World Amateur Team Championship in Maynooth, Ireland in September. In announcing the team today, South African Golf Association President Geoff Taylor said high expectations would follow the trio to…

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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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Feast of international golf awaits top SA amateurs

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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Germishuys seals US spot with perfect chip

16 April 2018 – A perfectly executed chip shot earned reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Deon Germishuys passage into the prestigious Junior North and South Championship at Pinehurst in July. The 18-year-old Strand junior was among the eight winners and finalists who qualified for the South Final of the popular Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series…

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Mighty Mclachlan marches Nomads SA Boys victory

7 April 2018 – Keegan Mclachlan put an exclamation mark behind his junior golf career when he defeated South Africa’s top ranked junior Jayden Schaper 4 & 3 to lift the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Match Play Championship title at Woodhill Country Club on Saturday. “It was my last junior event, so it was do…

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Sanlam SA Amateur glory goes to Germishuys

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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Myeki makes some major moves

11 February 2018 – A victory to start her 2018 season. A new golf union and home course. A new home in Gauteng. These are some of the bold moves Zethu Myeki made at the start of the year made as she prepares to write a new chapter in her golfing career. Click the link…

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Du Toit books All India Match Play berth

20 December 2017 – Gauteng North’s Danielle du Toit sealed a spot in the match play stage of the All India Ladies Amateur Championship, but Zethu Myeki from Border was forced to make an early exit in Bangalore, India on Wednesday. “The roles were reversed 12 months ago, when Zethu reached the second round of…

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Mixed results for SA pair in India

19 December 2017 – It was an up-and-down start for Danielle du Toit and Zethu Myeki, but both players were positive after the opening round of the Indian Golf Union’s All India Ladies Amateur Championship in Bangalore, India on Tuesday. “The Eagleton Golf Resort course is 6,201 yards long (5,670 metres), and what it lacks…

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Myeki’s season of smiles

18 December 2017 – You rarely see Zethu Myeki without a smile these days and it was there again when she stepped up to the first tee at the Eagleton Golf Resort in Bangalore, India on Monday morning. “I have so many reasons to smile,” said the 24-year-old Myeki from East London. “I’ve had a…

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A Quick 18 with Therion Nel

After a sluggish start to 2017, Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation rising star Therion Nel rode the momentum of a runner-up finish in the Northern Cape Open to a superb run of top five and top 10 finishes to break into the top 10 of the South African Golf Association Open Amateur Rankings. He came…

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