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GolfRSA Proteas to star in Astor Trophy

CAPE TOWN, 23 August 2019 – South Africa’s number one ranked Caitlyn Macnab will lead a youthful Protea team in the 2019 Astor Trophy at Royal Colwood Golf Club in Canada from 28 August to 1 September. The Serengeti golfer will line up alongside fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad members Kaylah Williams from Durbanville Golf Club,…

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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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SA trio through to Girls Amateur Match Play

PANMURE, Scotland (15 August 2019) – It was touch and go for Kiera Floyd, but the Benoni junior prevailed and will join fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad members Caitlyn Macnab and Jordan Rothman in today’s first round of the match play stage in The R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship in Scotland. Rothman from Western Province was the…

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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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Moodley up for double gsport awards

6 August 2019 – Don’t be fooled by her small frame, because pint-sized Kaiyuree Moodley packs a huge punch and her lethal ball-striking, pin-seeking approaches and putting prowess has put the rising golf star in the running for two national women’s sports awards. The GolfRSA Elite Squad member is a finalist in two categories –…

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Top SA pair bound for Scotland

18 July 2019 – Womens Golf South Africa have named GolfRSA Junior Proteas Caitlyn Macnab and Kiera Floyd to compete in the prestigious R&A Girls Amateur Championship in Scotland next month. The Ekurhuleni duo will tee it up at Panmure Golf Club on 13 August, where the starting field will first compete in a 36-hole…

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Macnab extends purple patch at Centurion

PRETORIA, 9 July 2019 – In-form Caitlyn Macnab made it a trio of titles in as many appearances with another impressive display of front-running in the Gauteng North Women’s Open on Sunday. The 17-year-old Serengeti golfer won the Individual title as she guided Ekurhuleni to victory in the WGSA 72-Hole Team Championship in June and…

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Magnificent Macnab lands Nomads SA Girls title

ORKNEY, 2 July 2019 – South Africa’s number one ranked Caitlyn Macnab lived up to her star billing when she celebrated her 10th start in the Nomads SA Girls Championship with a trophy finish on Tuesday. There is an old saying in golf – “beware the sick golfer” – and on this occasion it was the…

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GolfRSA Boys seal record World Cup win

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (June 21, 2019) – Eighteen years after Major winner Louis Oosthuizen won the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup with Masters champion Charl Schwartzel, Albert Kruger and Christian Ries, two protégées from his Junior Golf Academy – Martin Vorster and Christo Lamprecht – did the Open champion proud with a record-breaking victory for…

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GolfRSA Boys hit the front in Japan

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (June 19, 2019) – Sam Simpson and East of Ireland champions Martin Vorster and Christo Lamprecht catapulted South Africa into the lead at the halfway mark of the 27th Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by Jal, in Japan. The GolfRSA Boys became the first team in more than a decade to…

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GolfRSA Boys make fast start in Japan

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (June 18, 2019) – Christo Lamprecht blitzed the Ishino Course at Chukyo Golf Club in 67 strokes to give the GolfRSA Boys Team a vital boost in Tuesday’s opening round of the 27th Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL. The Boys and Girls Competition uses a format similar to the…

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GolfRSA rising stars relish international challenges

11 June 2019 – Caitlyn Macnab and Kiera Floyd hope to extend their winning form with success in the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup in Japan from 18-21 June, while fellow Ekurhuleni golfer Jayden Schaper will lead an eight-strong GolfRSA National Squad at the Amateur Championship in Ireland next week. Macnab and Floyd will depart…

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Mistry and Telfer take on Royal County Down

NEWCASTLE, Ireland (11 June 2019) – Gauteng duo Kajal Mistry and Kaleigh Telfer will tee it up in the Women’s Amateur Championship in Northern Ireland today. The GolfRSA Elite Squad pair will face still competition at Royal County Down in one of the strongest fields ever assembled in the 116-year history of the premier women’s…

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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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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, Paulsen go wire-to-wire for SA Amateur glory

20 March 2019 – Kajal Mistry slept on the lead for two straight nights and on Tuesday, she finished the job to lift the South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship trophy for a second time. And Mistry was not the only one to reach the winner’s circle in wire-to-wire style. Western Province rising star…

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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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Macnab and Mistry lead the way at Woodhill

28 April 2019 – South Africa’s number one ranked Caitlyn Macnab and former champion Kajal Mistry topped a congested leaderboard on day one of the South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Monday. The pair capitalised in the score-able conditions with rounds of two-under 70 to set the first round target at the Woodhill…

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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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Rothman leads power-packed line-up at Woodhill

25 April 2019 – Western Province junior Jordan Rothman will lead an elite cast of top ranked amateurs into battle when the South African Women’s Amateur Championships get underway in Pretoria on Sunday. The 16-year-old GolfRSA Elite Squad member will tee it up at Woodhill Residential Estate and Country Club in a bid to recapture the…

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