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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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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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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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Team South Africa strengthens lead in Swaziland

3 April 2019 – GolfRSA Elite Squad golfer Zethu Myeki fired a sizzling three-under-par 68 to anchor Team South Africa on day two of the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy at the Nkonyeni Lodge and Golf Estate in Eswatini. Fellow Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation member Larissa du Preez returned a two-over 73 to give the defending champions…

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Jarvis mounts charge for Nomads SA Boys success

25 March 2019 – Casey Jarvis produced a blistering back nine at Humewood Golf Club to charge to a one-shot lead in the Nomads SA Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship on Tuesday. Jarvis was three off the pace after an opening 70 at the start of the second round, but stirring finish for a six-under-par…

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SA’s top junior talent on show across South Africa

24 March 2019 – Ekurhuleni duo Caitlyn Macnab and Jayden Schaper will spearhead the challenge in two prestigious Nomads national championships on Monday, while Southern Cape’s Dylan Melville will lead the field in the fourth Gowrie SA Under-15 Challenge. NOMADS SA GIRLS ROSE BOWL Macnab will lead the championship division into battle at the 54-hole…

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SA Quartet named for Africa Region 5

CAPE TOWN, 12 March 2019 – GolfRSA National Squad members Wilco Nienaber and Therion Nel from Free State, Ekurhuleni’s Jayden Schaper and Luca Filippi from Western Province have been tasked to continue the country’s proud record in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia this April. The Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament, formerly known…

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Schaper on the edge of glory at De Zalze

28 February 2019 – South Africa’s leading junior Jayden Schaper will take a commanding five-shot lead into the final round at the De Zalze Golf Club as he goes in search of the South African Stroke Play Championship title on Friday. The Benoni golfer opened with a 67 and surged to the top of the leaderboard with…

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SA challenge to stave off foreign attack at De Zalze

25 February 2019 – It has only happened half a dozen times since Dale Hayes won the first South African Stroke Play Championship in 1969, but Wilco Nienaber is determined to land the coveted double after his South African Amateur victory last Friday. The country’s leading amateur, who claimed the flagship event on the 36th…

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SA Amateur set for all South African showdown

CAPE TOWN, 21 February 2019 – Teenagers Wilco Nienaber from Free State and Southern Cape’s Jordan Duminy will face each other in an all-South African 36-hole final for the 112th South African Amateur Championship title at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Friday. Both youngsters produced some fabulous shot-making to come up trumps in the three-…

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Filippi lifts Proudfoot Trophy in SA Amateur

18 February 2019 – Luca Filippi issued a stern warning to his contemporaries with a perfectly struck 5-iron at the final hole and two-putts for victory in the 36-hole qualifier of the South African Amateur Championship on Monday. The overnight leader fired a one-under-par 71 at King David Mowbray Golf Club to lift the prestigious…

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Eagle-eyed Walker eyes success at Leopard Creek

13 February 2019 – Two perfect shots at the iconic finishing hole at Leopard Creek for a spectacular eagle-finish moved Euan Walker from Scotland four shots clear in Wednesday’s third round at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship. After a booming drive at the closing hole, the Barrassie golfer produced a superb approach and duly…

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GolfRSA quartet ready to fire on African Swing

2 February 2019 – South Africa’s top ranked Wilco Nienaber and Ekurhuleni junior trio Jayden Schaper, Yurav Premlall and Casey Jarvis have signalled some serious intent for success on the upcoming South African Swing this February. Nienaber, whose breakout season in 2017 shot him to the number one spot of the Open Amateur Rankings, has…

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Sublime second for Moodley at Annika USA

ST AUGUSTINE, United States (22 January 2019) – Kaiyuree Moodley claimed an impressive runner-up finish in the 11th Annika Invitational USA, while fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad player Caitlyn Macnab shared the low round honours in Monday’s final round in Florida. Bryanston’s Moodley began the final day at the World Golf Village Resort with a two-shot cushion…

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Schaper overhauls Premlall for Nomads glory

BENONI, 8 January 2019 – Ekurhuleni junior Jayden Schaper cemented his number one spot in the Junior Rankings with a two-shot victory in the Nomads National Order of Merit Inland on Tuesday. Schaper overhauled overnight leader Yurav Premlall with a brilliant four-under-par 68 at Benoni Country Club to triumph on 11-under-par 205. The Ebotse junior…

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Bhana seals Nomads SA Boys hat-trick

HOUGHTON, 5 January 2019 – Amilkar Bhana won his third SA Boys title with a dramatic play-off victory over fellow Central Gauteng junior Hannes Strooh at the Nomads SA Boys Under-15 Championship on Saturday. Having won both his Nomads SA Boys Under-13 titles with runaway victories, Bhana looked a shoo-in for the win after rounds…

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Premlall in ascendancy again at Nomads Umhlali

BALITO, 4 January 2019 – Ekurhuleni junior Yurav Premlall picked up right where he left off last year and collected his fourth trophy in as many months when he won the season-opening Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal on Friday. The 15-year-old Glendower golfer won by three shots on one-under-par 212 after posting rounds of…

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Simpson seals stylish Junior Series double at Randpark

RANDBURG, 14 December 2018 – Sam Simpson underlined his billing as one of South Africa’s emerging young stars when he stormed to a five-shot victory in the Joburg Junior Open at Randpark Golf Club on Friday. The 16-year-old Bellville golfer announced himself in July when he captured his first title on the Sunshine Tour Junior…

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Macnab and Lessingh crowned ultimate Champions

Division prize winners

EDENGLEN, 14 November 2018 – Ekurhuleni’s Caitlyn Macnab fired a second-round of 68 to successfully defend her Ladies A-Division title, while Mpumalanga’s Ru-Jean Lessingh matched her score to take the Men’s A Division title in the GolfRSA Champion of Champions event at Glendower Golf Club on Tuesday. The tournament pitted the country’s top club champions…

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