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GolfRSA threesome bow out in Scotland

PANMURE, Scotland (16 August 2019) – Caitlyn Macnab and Jordan Rothman were eliminated in the first round and 14-year-old Kiera Floyd lost in a tightly contested second round tussle at The R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship in Scotland on Thursday. Macnab from Ekurhuleni went down 4 & 3 to Spaniard Julie Lopez Ramirez in the morning…

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GolfRSA Girls shine in Scotland

PANMURE, Scotland (14 August 2019) – GolfRSA Elite Squad trio Kiera Floyd, Jordan Rothman and Caitlyn Macnab made a superb start in The R&A Girls Amateur Championship in Scotland on Tuesday. Western Province’s Rothman led the South African charge at Panmure Golf Club with an opening round of one-over-par 72. Floyd posted the same number…

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Rama roars to Friends of Engelberg lead

10 August 2019 – Gauteng junior Nikhil Rama will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Friends of Engelberg Challenge, hosted by Anna as he goes in search of his first national title. The Bryanston golfer opened with a four-under-par 68 in the national boys and girls event and he clung to pole…

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De Beer drives to new heights

7 August 2019 – The sun has risen dramatically over Kyle de Beer’s golf career in the last 12 months and his emergent dominance was punctuated by a seven-shot stroke victory in the Border Stroke Play in July that shot the Port Elizabeth golfer to fourth in the GolfRSA Open Amateur Rankings. A little digging into…

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Streicher rules roost at SA High School Champs

6 August 2019 – Megan Streicher from Somerset College made golfing history in Women’s Month when she became the first female winner in the ninth SA High School Championship at Koro Creek Bushveld Golf Estate on Tuesday. The 16-year-old Swellendam native scooped the individual honours with a one-shot victory on four-under-par 140 after posting rounds of 72…

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De Villiers Graaff comes up trumps at SA High School Championships

6 August 2019 – South African Golf Development Board member Alric Rooi helped De Villiers Graaff High School to come up trumps in a count-out against Curro Aurora at the SA High School Championship at Koro Creek Bushveld Golf Club. The Golf School of Excellence Cape Town opened with a three-under-par 213 total to lead…

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Midstream College claims Ernie Els Champs glory

6 August 2019 – Midstream College edged out first round leaders Laerskool Wierdepark in a tight final round battle at Magalies Park Golf Club to lift the Ernie Els SA Primary School Championship title. William Reyneke, Ben van Wyk, Luan Coetzee and Rigardt van Zyl secured their first trophy in the ninth edition of the…

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TGSE tops tight SA High School Champs leaderboard

5 August 2019 – A great ball-striking display on day one at Koro Creek Bushveld Golf Estate left The Golf School of Excellence Cape Town atop a jam-packed leaderboard at the ninth SA High School Championship on Monday. Jere Brits, Keyan Loubser and Louis Loubser combined for three-under-par 213 to claim the lead for Balderstone Sports…

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Wierdapark takes early control of Ernie Els Champs

5 August 2019 – Laerskool Wierdapark threw down the gauntlet in the Ernie Els SA Primary School Championship with a commanding performance in the first round at Magalies Park Golf Club on Monday. A total of 15 schools are contesting the ninth edition of the prestigious annual primary school team championship, hosted by four-time Major…

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SA juniors named for Italian U-16 challenge

17 July 2019 – Yurav Premlall is savouring his third consecutive start in the Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship and hopes third times’ the charm as he goes in pursuit of the Theodore Soldati Trophy from 3-5 September. The 16-year-old Glendower junior will line up alongside fellow GolfRSA National Squad members Amilkar Bhana and Nash…

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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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Sponsored: Get Golf Cruising – with Hayes and Hutchie

The South African Golf Cruise Classic Event: A sweet-spot for all Amateur Golfers We are excited to announce the official launch of the first ever South African Golf Cruise Classic – a Golfer’s dream event, staged on a luxury Cruise Ship, specifically designed for the amateur golf market. The SA Golf Cruise is a premium…

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GolfRSA launches new initiative for club golfers

GolfRSA is proud to announce a new golf tournament for affiliated club golfers around the country, featuring some priceless prizes for winners and lucky draw participants. Designed as a platform for golf clubs to engage with their members, the Cape of Good Hope Wine Series is a Betterball Stableford tournament that will enable winning pairs…

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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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New look, Royal venue for SA’s top amateur golf event

The South African Amateur Championship, considered the marquee events of the women’ and men’s amateur golfing calendar, is to undergo a groundbreaking revamp that will see the men’s and women’s championships being played simultaneously in mid February 2020. The new-look SA Amateur Championship Week will be played at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. This…

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Brave Browne battles to extend Canon SA Open lead

14 May 2019 – Englishman Mike Browne stayed on track for a successful title defence in the Canon SA Disabled Golf Open after taking the sole lead at Magalies Park on Tuesday. Browne, who went wire-to-wire at the popular resort course last year, shared the overnight lead with Australian veteran Geoff Nicholas after an opening…

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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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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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Fabulous 4 for Lions & Super Senior glory for KZN

12 April 2019 – Not even Mother Nature could stop the mighty Lions from roaring to a fourth successive victory in the 32nd South African Senior A-Division Inter-Provincial, while KwaZulu-Natal sealed the Super Senior title at Wingate Park Country Club on Friday. SENIORS Rain and lightning put a serious damper on the final day’s action,…

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Boland and Border bank promotion in Katberg

12 April 2019 – Boland and Border emerged as the undisputed champions in an epic final round battle for supremacy for glory in the 32nd South African Senior B-Division Inter-Provincial Tournament at Katberg Hotel and Eco Golf Estate on Friday. SENIORS Over the last three years, Boland started the final round unbeaten, but spoiled their…

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