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Duminy goes wire-to-wire in Nomads SA Boys U-17

ST FRANCIS BAY, 4 July 2019 – Mossel Bay junior Jordan Duminy slept on the lead for two straight nights and on Thursday, he claimed a dominant seven-shot victory in the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship at St Francis Links. The 16-year-old put the South African golfing fraternity on alert in March when he chased…

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Junior Proteas eye Duke of York passage in Orkney

ORKNEY, 29 June 2019 – All eyes will be on GolfRSA Junior Proteas Caitlyn Macnab and Kiera Floyd, who will spearhead the field in the annual Nomads SA Girls Championship at Orkney Golf Club from Sunday. The Ekurhuleni pair have been in devastating form this season, with number one ranked Macnab racking up three titles,…

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Juniors set for showdowns at Fancourt

23 June 2019 – Expect an exciting battle for dominance in Tuesday’s final round at Fancourt after local favourite Ben van Wyk grabbed a share of the lead in the Dimension Data Junior Open and six players finished within striking distance of leader Jack Buchanan in the Dimension Data Under-15 Challenge on Monday. Making the most…

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Maas, De Aubreu set early pace at Fancourt

GEORGE, 23 June 2019 – A bogey-free four-under 68 catapulted Christiaan Maas to the top of the standings in the Dimension Data Junior Open, while Fabrizio de Aubreu surged to a two-shot lead in the Under-15 Challenge at Fancourt on Sunday. Both courses took a heavy beating with substantial downpours on Friday and Saturday, which…

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Filippi flying at Brabazon Trophy

LEEDS, England (1 June 2019) – Luca Filippi made huge strides on moving day in the English Men’s Open Amateur Championship to join the chase for the Brabazon Trophy with one round left at the Alwoodley Golf Club. The GolfRSA National Squad member fired a five-under-par 66 to surge upwards and finish seventh on his own on…

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Premlall sets SA pace in Ireland

DROGHEDA, Ireland (1 June 2019) – South African junior Yurav Premlall fired an opening four-under-par 68 at County Louth Golf Club to lead the seven-strong GolfRSA National Squad crew in the East of Ireland Amateur Open Championship on Saturday. The 16-year-old Glendower golfer fired three birdies on the bounce over the last three holes to…

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GolfRSA juniors do SA proud in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (23 May 2019) – South African junior quartet Kieron van Wyk, Megan Streicher, Rori Nkosi and Samantha Whateley finished the ATI Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World 2019 in Indonesia on a high note at the Damai Indah Golf & Country Club on Thursday. Van Wyk from Ruimsig Country Club closed out a joint runner-up finish in…

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Double SA Amateur delight for Mistry

3 May 2019 – Kajal Mistry produced the prize-winning shots when it mattered most to claim a historic South African amateur women’s ‘double crown’ at Woodhill Residential Estate and Country Club on Friday. It took a bit more work than she anticipated, but a mere three days after she won the SA Women’s Stroke Play…

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Brynard takes flight at SA Women’s Amateur

3 May 2019 – Shani Brynard announced her arrival on women’s amateur golf’s biggest stage with a show of superb shot-making to lift the Flight Division title in the South African Women’s Amateur Championship on Friday. The Boland junior showed the nerves and composure of a true champion to hold off Pheletso Mota at Woodhill Residential…

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Giant-killer Streicher shakes up SA Women’s Amateur

1 May 2019 – Boland junior Megan Streicher felled one of the big trees in this year’s South African Women’s Amateur Championship when she beat defending champion Jordan Rothman to reach Thursday’s quarter-finals at Woodhill Residential Estate and Country Club. The 16-year-old first beat Kyra van Kan from Ekurhuleni 3 & 2 in the morning…

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Mistry takes pole in SA Women’s Stroke Play

29 April 2019 – Kajal Mistry has given herself an excellent chance to claim a second South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship title after she snatched pole position on moving day. A bogey-free five-under 67 was a real statement of intent from the Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation member. As the dust settled on day…

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Bridge Junior Series winners heading to Pinehurst

13 April 2019 – Casey Jarvis and Tyran Snyders will be heading to the Junior North and South Championship at Pinehurst Resort in the United States in early July after winning the respective North and South Regjonal Finals of the 2019 Bridge Fund Managers Junior Golf Series this April. Victory came with all expenses paid trips from Bridge Fund…

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Team SA seals 23rd Africa Region 5 title in Namibia

11 April 2019 – South Africa’s leading amateurs Wilco Nienaber, Luca Filippi, Jayden Schaper and Therion Nel completed a successful title defence in the 25th Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia on Thursday. The GolfRSA National Squad quartet signed off with a clean sweep in the Match Play final round at Rossmund Desert Golf…

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Team SA in pound seats at Africa Region 5

10 April 2019 – The four-man South African team has kept the country’s title defence on track in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament with another dominant performance at the Rossmund Desert Golf Course in Namibia on Wednesday. Ekurhuleni junior Jayden Schaper stretched a two-shot overnight lead in the 54-hole Stroke Play Seeding stage to…

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Schaper leads Team SA with strong start in Africa Region 5

9 April 2019 – South Africa’s number one ranked junior Jayden Schaper – flanked by fellow GolfRSA National Squad players Luca Filippi, Wilco Nienaber and Therion Nel – boosted South Africa’s title defence bid with a strong start in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia. Schaper opened with a one-under-par 71 and fired a sizzling…

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SA quartet ready for unique desert challenge

8 April 2019 – Four of South Africa’s top ranked amateurs will take up the country’s title defence in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament at one of only five registered all-grass desert golf courses in the world on Tuesday. Wilco Nienaber, Luca Filippi, Jayden Schaper and Therion Nel will aim to hunt down a 25th title…

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National Squad to build on recent success in UK tour

8 April 2019 – South Africa’s top amateur male golfers will once again test their mettle on a demanding tour to the United Kingdom and Ireland as the GolfRSA National Squad seeks to emulate its successful 2018 trip. Last year’s squad bettered all expectations when they returned with three big international wins, a handful of…

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Telfer grinds out spot for Augusta National

5 April 2019 – Tough scoring conditions got the better of South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer in Thursday’s second round of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur, who had to battle her way into the final round field in a sudden-death play-off. The GolfRSA Elite Squad member began moving day in third on three-under, but struggled to…

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Sweet Seventh for South Africa in Eswatini

4 April 2019 – Zethu Myeki, Sarah Bouch and Larissa du Preez dovetailed brilliantly over 54 holes to capture South Africa’s seventh successive Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy victory with a wire-to-wire performance in Eswatini. GolfRSA Elite Squad members Myeki and Bouch combined for an eight-over 150 in Thursday’s final round at the Nkonyeni Lodge and…

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SA trio ready for RAACT action in Eswatini

1 March 2019 – GolfRSA Elite Squad player Zethu Myeki, fellow Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation member Larissa du Preez and Sarah Bouch will start South Africa’s title defence in the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) in Eswatini on Tuesday. The prestigious Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy events are held biennially in West Africa, Southern Africa,…

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