Premlall soars to GolfRSA summit

24 September 2022 – It’s been steady rise for GolfRSA National Squad member Yurav Premlall over the last 12 months, but the 18-year-old has finally reached the No 1 spot on the GolfRSA Open Amateur Ranking. Premlall has been one of the brightest talents on display for many years, having first garnered national attention when…

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Team SA set to defend All Africa title

5 September 2022 – GolfRSA has named a powerful team to defend its All Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) title in Tanzania this week. The defending champions head to Dar Es Salaam as favourites, with GolfRSA National Squad pair Gabbi Venter and Bobbi Brown, and Bronwyn Doeg looking to secure the country’s 14th title in 15…

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Potgieter & Premlall heading to Junior Presidents Cup

26 August 2022 – Reigning British Amateur champion Aldrich Potgieter and GolfRSA No 1 Yurav Premlall will be teeing it up for the International Team in the 2022 Junior Presidents Cup in the United States this September. The Presidents Cup and American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) unveiled the top 10 Team Standings for the third…

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SA team named for AAGTC defence

18 August 2022 – GolfRSA No 1-ranked Jono Broomhead will lead a strong, yet relatively inexperienced team in South Africa’s title defence at the All Africa Golf Team Championship in Egypt from 27 – 30 September. The Durban Country Club golfer will be joined by Simon du Plooy from Krugersdorp Golf Club, Mooinooi’s Jordan Wessels…

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International glory for GolfRSA No 1 Venter

7 August 2022 – Gabbi Venter put together two perfect rounds at the iconic Old Course to continue GolfRSA’s fine international form with a stunning double win in the St Andrews Junior Ladies Championship at St Andrews this August. The 18-year-old from Bloemfontein had risen to No 1 in the GolfRSA rankings in April and…

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GolfRSA announces 2022 WATC Teams

28 June 2022 – GolfRSA today announced two strong teams to represent South Africa in the Eisenhower and Espirito Santo Trophies at the 2022 World Amateur Team Championships. Hosted by the French Golf Federation, the Espirito Santo Trophy (women’s championship) will be played from Wednesday 24 August to Saturday 27 August, and the Eisenhower Trophy…

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SA teenage sensation Potgieter seals Amateur glory

19 June 2022 – The 150th Open. The 87th Masters. The 123rd US Open. This is where teenage sensation Aldrich Potgieter will be heading in the year after he claimed amateur golf’s biggest prize with his dream win in the 127th Amateur Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes on Saturday. In a thrilling 36-hole…

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GolfRSA talent primed for Amateur Championship assault

The 127th Amateur Championship tees off today, with a total of 10 South Africans gunning for a chance to join Bobby Cole (1966) and Jovan Rebula (2018) as South African winners of the world’s most prestigious amateur golfing event. The first goal for the 288-strong field is to make it through to the match play…

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Masterful Maas lifts Brabazon Trophy

23 May 2022 – Christiaan Maas underlined his status as one of South Africa’s brightest golfing prospects when he marched to a five-shot victory in a wire-to-wire performance in England to lift the Brabazon Trophy. When the 18-year-old Pretoria golfer first set eyes on Saunton Golf Club on a walk around the Links layout with…

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Second Nedbank Junior Challenge draws major interest

In the wake of the exciting news that the illustrious Nedbank Golf Challenge returns to the 2023 DP World Tour schedule, South Africa’s leading junior golfers are champing at the bit to tee it up in the second Nedbank Junior Challenge at the legendary Gary Player Country Club golf course from 2-4 May. The 78-strong…

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Seven inducted into 2022 GolfRSA National Squad

11 April 2022 – Seven new players have been welcomed into the Men’s National Squad class of 2022, as GolfRSA continues to identify and develop the country’s most promising amateur golfers. The highly successful programme was launched in 2015 through funding from businessman Johann Rupert and provides a platform for talented golfers to further develop…

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De Abreu and Louw named for 2022 Junior Open

11 April 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad members Fabrizio de Abreu and Kesha Louw have been selected to represent South Africa in the 2022 R&A Junior Open from 11-13 July, ahead of The 150th Open at St Andrews. The R&A-backed Junior Open Championship will be held at the Monifieth Golf Links, close to the Home…

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Trio of young champions crowned at Sun City

25 March 2022 – Stephanie Barbaglia, Lea van der Merwe and Zoey Rhoda celebrated a victorious campaign in the 2022 Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl presented by Sun International at Sun City this March. Barbaglia broke through to claim a first national victory in a tightly-fought contest in the A-Division and reigning SA Women’s Stroke…

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SA quartet ready to shine at Africa Region 5

24 March 2022 – Reigning South African Stroke Play champion Jonathan Broomhead has been named to the GolfRSA Protea Team that will take up South Africa’s title defence in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Angola next month. The KwaZulu-Natal golfer will line up alongside GolfRSA National Squad players Christiaan Burke from North West,…

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Maas on track to make SA Stroke Play history

Golf RSA | Maas on track to make SA Stroke Play history

23 February 2022 – Christiaan Maas not only put himself in contention to achieve the coveted SA Amateur “Double”, but the 2021 SA Amateur champion could rewrite the records books after extending his lead on moving day in the South African Stroke Play Championship. Maas lived up to his GolfRSA No 1 billing when he…

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Maas rises to the top at Randpark

Golf RSA | Maas rises to the top of Randpark

22 February 2022 – South Africa’s top ranked amateur Christiaan Maas carded a stunning 65 at the Firethorn Course on Tuesday to top a congested leaderboard at the halfway mark of the South African Stroke Play Championship at Randpark Golf Club. His scorecard was far from tidy, with three birdies, two eagles and trio of…

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Red-hot Van der Merwe blitzes to Randpark lead

Golf RSA | Red hot Van Der Merwe blitzes to Randpark lead

21 February 2022 – Altin van der Merwe got off to a flying start in this year’s edition of the South African Stroke Play Championship, firing a flawless nine-under-par 63 opening round on the Firethorn Course at Randpark. The 24-year-old Humewood golfer hit the front in the late afternoon, edging early leader Christiaan Maas for…

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Jarvis conquers Leopard Creek for African Amateur double

Golf RSA | Jarvis conquers Leopard Creek for African Amateur double

17 February 2022 – Casey Jarvis continued his record-setting habit when he became the first back-to-back winner of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship with a four-stroke win over fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Yurav Premlall on Thursday. However, unlike the forceful style with which he reeled in the SA Amateur and SA Stroke Play…

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Team South Africa triumphs in African Amateur

Golf RSA | Team South Africa triumphs in African Amateur

16 February 2022 – Casey Jarvis, Jordan Duminy and new caps Christiaan Maas and Christiaan Burke celebrated an emphatic victory on seven under par in the Team Competition at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek on Wednesday. The Team Competition is played concurrently with the first three rounds of the stroke play…

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De Beer, Legentil and Smit crowned SA champs

Golf RSA | De Beer, Legentil and Smit crowned SA champs

12 February 2022 – Qheberha’s Kyle de Beer survived a late fightback from Scotland’s Rory Franssen, surprise package Marine Legentil continued her giant-slaying ways and Liezl Smit edged her daughter Anika for the Flight title as GolfRSA celebrated three new South African Amateur champions at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. Men’s Final De Beer,…

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