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Young Premlall stuns at CCJ to seal SA Open spot

WOODMEAD, 4 December 2018 – Edenglen teenager Yurav Premlall soared on the wings of two eagles in the Country Club Johannesburg Qualifier to book his spot in the 2019 South African Open Championship. Off first at the crack of dawn, Premlall sped around the Rocklands Course in six-under-par 66 to set a clubhouse target that…

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Champions Gather for Grand Finale

Champions Gather for Grand Finale

South Africa’s best club champions, across multiple divisions, will gather this week at Glendower Golf Club to determine who the ultimate Champion of Champions will be. Players who have qualified for the National Final – played over 36 holes – will have won their club championship, followed by a victory in the regional finals. Their…

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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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Du Preez drives to divine comeback in African Amateur

16 February 2018 – James du Preez sealed an emotional return to the winner’s circle when he captured a three-shot victory in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Friday. The 22-year-old Pretoria golfer produced a flawless 64 in the third round at Glendower Golf Club to surge seven shots clear of the field and…

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Dominant Du Preez drives to African Amateur lead

15 February 2018 – James du Preez charged to a seven-shot lead heading into the final round of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship after a roller coaster day at Glendower Golf Club. The Pretoria golfer fired a flawless eight-under-par 64 in a round that ran to almost seven hours due to a weather suspension…

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Three-way tie leads logjam at African Amateur

14 February 2018 – At the midway mark of the third African Amateur Stroke Play Championship, South Africa’s David McIntyre, Yashas Chandra from India and Frenchman Edgar Catherine share the lead at the top of a congested leaderboard at Glendower Golf Club. Out in the early morning, and with a target to chase, Chandra reeled…

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LaCroix sprints to African Amateur lead

13 February 2018 – Frédéric LaCroix from France showed some serious flair as he surged to the top of the leaderboard on the opening day of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Glendower Golf Club on Tuesday. The Parisian set the first round mark at five-under-par 67 and opened up a two-shot lead over…

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McClatchie marches to Freddie Tait Cup glory in BMW SA Open

14 January 2018 – The large crowd ringside at the 18th at Glendower Golf Club cheered on popular Kyle McClatchie as he holed his final putt to capture the crown jewel of amateur golf – the Freddie Tait Cup – as the leading amateur in the BMW SA Open, proudly hosted by the City of…

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McClatchie motors into BMW SA Open top 10

13 January 2018 – Ekurhuleni amateur Kyle McClatchie drew ‘major’ inspiration from his childhood hero Charl Schwartzel to break into the top 10 in the third round of the BMW SA Open, proudly sponsored by City of Ekurhuleni, on Saturday. The Serengeti golfer showed maturity beyond his 20 years as he navigated the demanding par-72…

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Amateur trio set to give chase at BMW SA Open

In December 2009, two-time European Tour champion Dylan Frittelli edged out JG Claassen and Ryan Dreyer for the Freddie Tait Trophy as the leading amateur at Pearl Valley. That marked the last time that three amateurs made the cut in the SA Open. On Friday, three of the GolfRSA National Squad’s most promising talents broke…

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SA amateur duo in the mix at BMW SA Open

11 January 2018 – Two of South Africa’s top amateur talents, Kyle McClatchie and Garrick Higgo, laid down an early marker in the opening round of the BMW SA Open, proudly hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni at Glendower Golf Club. The duo returned a pair of four-under-par 68s on Thursday to finish just three…

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Vorster capped for Africa Amateur Championship

4 January 2018 – The third annual Africa Amateur Stroke Play Championship in February will be a significant occasion for Southern Cape junior Martin Vorster. The 15-year-old Mossel Bay golfer will don the national blazer for the first time when he debuts for the SA Junior Team along with Jayden Schaper from Ekurhuleni, Wilco Nienaber…

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Introducing Marvelous Caitlyn Macnab

It has been a season to remember for 15-year-old Caitlyn Macnab, who was named the Under-19 Player of the Year by Ekurhuleni Women’s Golf in November. The petite Ekurhuleni golfer – who packs a huge drive and a lethal short game – racked up eight top three finishes since March and one felt it was…

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Amateurs announced for BMW SA Open

17 November 2017 – The South African Open Championship has always enjoyed a rich history of amateur participation and the 2018 edition at Glendower Golf Club from 11-14 January will once again feature the cream of South Africa’s amateur ranks. “The reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion automatically qualifies for the world’s second oldest national championship…

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SA’s Champions of Champions crowned

Overnight leaders Caitlyn McNab and Bertie Steenkamp were crowned the GolfRSA Champion of Champions after they won the ladies and men’s divisions of the National Final at Glendower. Fifteen-year-old McNab, from Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate, consolidated her six-shot overnight lead to win by seven strokes over Akasia’s Lenanda van der Watt, claiming her second…

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McNab and Steenkamp in charge at Champion of Champions

GolfRSA Elite Squad member Caitlyn McNab and Bertie Steenkamp took control of their respective divisions of the GolfRSA Champion of Champions Final after the pair fired rounds of 71 at Glendower Golf Club. McNab, from Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate, and Steenkamp, from Upington Golf Club, will each take a six-shot lead into the final…

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