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Duminy boosts local challenge in SA Amateur

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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Amateur talent primed for SA Open

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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GolfRSA duo delighted with Argentina experience

GolfRSA duo delighted with Argentina experience

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (11 November 2018) – GolfRSA National Squad duo Luca Filippi and Therion Nel returned to South Africa on Sunday after a positive two week stint in Argentina. The pair combined for a top five finish in the International Competition of the 47th Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup at Los Lagartos Country Club and…

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SA pair slip, Argentina takes control in Tailhade Cup

SA pair slip, Argentina takes control in Tailhade Cup

PILAR, Argentina (4 November 2018) – While South Africa’s Luca Filippi backpedalled on Saturday, Guillermo Estivill gave the local crowds plenty to cheer about as he continued to lead the 47th Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup at Los Lagartos Country Club. Estivill carded a third round 69 to finish on three-under 207 and he maintains a…

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SA pair upbeat ahead of moving day in Argentina

SA pair upbeat ahead of moving day in Argentina

PILAR, Argentina (3 November 2018) – Luca Filippi and Therion Nel are primed to make further inroads on moving day after both GolfRSA National Squad players improved their positions in tough conditions at the 47th Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup on Friday. Filippi from Milnerton birdied the final two holes to share the low round honours…

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SA duo make modest start in Argentina

SA duo make modest start in Argentina

PILAR, Argentina (2 November 2018) – South African pair Luca Filippi and Therion Nel were admittedly disappointed with a modest start in the 47th Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup in Argentina on Thursday. Both GolfRSA National Squad players opened with rounds of five-over-par 75 that left them around the midway mark on the first round leaderboard…

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Fairy-tale finish for Free State in SA Mid-Am IPT

Fairy-tale finish for Free State in SA Mid-Am IPT

KIMBERLEY, 12 October 2018 – They didn’t need it, but Free State vowed to finish the South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial unbeaten and the B-Section winners held true to their word. A bit battered and bruised after a gruelling tussle with Mpumalanga, Free State got the job done and could celebrate their first promotion in style…

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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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SA trio with work to do at Eisenhower

SA trio with work to do at Eisenhower

MAYNOOTH, Ireland (5 September 2018) – South Africa will have to pull out all the stops in Thursday’s  second round at Carton House Golf Club to catch up to Eisenhower Trophy leaders Denmark in the World Amateur Team Championship in Ireland. The host union delighted the home crowd with the early lead at 10-under on…

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Unsung hero Nel ready to face the future

6 August 2018 – The GolfRSA National Squad celebrated a noteworthy slice of success with the international achievements of Jovan Rebula, Wilco Nienaber, Christo Lamprecht, Martin Vorster and Deon Germishuys between May and July this year. These world beaters undoubtedly deserved the attention showered on them, but it’s time to shine the spotlight on Therion Nel,…

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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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SA Country Districts going down to the wire

17 May 2018 – The fight for glory in the 2018 SA Country Districts Inter-Provincial is perched on a knife’s edge. KwaZulu-Natal pulled within striking distance of log leaders North West in Thursday’s fourth round, while Boland and Northern Cape will fight it out in the battle for promotion at Potchefstroom on Friday. A-SECTION KwaZulu-Natal…

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NW, NC in pound seats at SA Country Districts

17 May 2018 – North West continued an unbeaten run in the third round to cement their number one position in the A-Section at in this year’s SA Country Districts Inter-Provincial, while Northern Cape held on to the top spot in the battle for promotion at Potchefstroom Country Club on Wednesday. North West mowed down…

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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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SA quartet ready to shine at Africa Region 5

GolfRSA National Squad players Wilco Nienaber, Malcolm Mitchell, Matt Saulez and Deon Germishuys are primed to continue the country’s proud record in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Zimbabwe from 10-12 April. South Africa’s top ranked quartet have been tasked to hunt down a 22nd consecutive victory at Chapman Golf Club. The tournament –…

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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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