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Premlall leads South African charge in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland (18 June 2019) – Edenvale teenager Yurav Premlall celebrated his 16th birthday with a share of fifth in the first round of the stroke play qualifying in the 124th Amateur Championship in Ireland on Monday. A total of 288 players from 37 countries started the 36-hole qualifier at the Portmarnock and The Island…

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Delighted SA duo signs off at St Andrews

ST ANDREWS, Scotland (9 June 2019) – Southern Cape junior Martin Vorster tied for seventh in the St Andrews Links Trophy, while GolfRSA National Squad team-mate Luca Filippi from Western Province grabbed a share of 23rd at the Old Course in Scotland in Sunday. Vorster has been in imperious form this season, adding to victories…

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GolfRSA talents primed Home of Golf

ST ANDREWS, Scotland (6 June 2019) – South Africa’s leading amateur Jayden Schaper will spearhead 12-strong group of local talents when the St Andrews Trophy gets underway at the Home of Golf in Scotland on Friday. Rated one of the strongest amateur tournaments in the world by the R&A World Amateur Golf Rankings, the 2019…

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GolfRSA’s Vorster conquers County Louth for Irish win

DROGHEDA, Ireland (3 June 2019) – Martin Vorster made it back-to-back victories for the GolfRSA National Squad when he coasted to a four-shot triumph in the East of Ireland Amateur Open Championship on Monday. The Mossel Bay junior became the second successive South African teenager – and only the second foreign champion – in the 78-year…

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GolfRSA quartet through to Irish final

DROGHEDA, Ireland (2 June 2019) – GolfRSA National Squad juniors Martin Vorster, Casey Jarvis, Yurav Premlall and Jordon Duminy survived a baptism of fire at the Baltray Links in Ireland to make the 36-hole final in the East of Ireland Amateur Open Championship on Sunday. Vorster from Southern Cape and Ekurhuleni’s Jarvis both carded one-over-par rounds…

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De Beer drives to top five in Brabazon Trophy

LEEDS, England (2 June 2019) – Eastern Province golfer Kyle de Beer sealed a top five finish in the Brabazon Trophy, while GolfRSA National Squad member Wilco Nienaber closed out a top 30 finish in the English Men’s Open Amateur Championship on Sunday. After earlier rounds of 75 and 71, De Beer surged into the…

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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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Nienaber, Filippi make English Amateur weekend

LEEDS, England (31 May 2019) – Wilco Nienaber and Luca Filippi will join the weekend action in the English Men’s Open Amateur Championship alongside compatriot Kyle de Beer in England. Nienaber went head-to-head for the title in a sudden-death play-off with Nick Poppleton at Frilford Heath Golf Club last year, but the Englishman denied the…

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Tough first day for GolfRSA Squad at Brabazon Trophy

LEEDS, England (30 May 2019) – GolfRSA National Squad quartet Luca Filippi, Therion Nel, Wilco Nienaber and Jayden Schaper had a tough first day as their hunt for the Brabazon Trophy in the English Men’s Open Amateur Championship got underway in England on Thursday. Filippi from Western Province led the way at the Alwoodley Golf…

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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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