31 August 2020 – When Luca Filippi launched his pro career in the recent Betway Championship, the Western Province golfer became the 23rd Sunshine Tour professional to graduate via GolfRSA’s National Squad system. A tie for 39th hardly set the golfing world alight, but it is a first step towards Filippi’s goal of emulating fellow…

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Central Gauteng young gun Jaden Deltel took up the game at the age of nine, but until the family moved to South Africa in 2017, Jaden had played all his golf on a nine-hole course in Seychelles, which was previously a coconut plantation! His progress on the GolfRSA national junior circuit has been nothing short…

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CAPE TOWN, 17 June 2020 – Operational savings from its 2020 National Squad budget have paved the way for GolfRSA to add a further R500 000 to its ambitious #GolfRSAHelpFund, which provides assistance to caddies and casual workers that have been severely affected by the Covid-19 crisis. In April, the organisation set aside R1 million…

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12 March 2020 – The 2020 All-Africa Junior Golf Teams Championship, scheduled to take place at the Palm Hills Golf Course in Egypt in two weeks, has been postponed due to the ongoing threat posed by the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The decision to postpone the event was made by the African Golf Confederation…

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13 February 2020 – Casey Jarvis etched his name into the record books as the youngest winner in South African Stroke Play Championship history when he claimed the prestigious title in dominant fashion at Randpark Golf Club on Thursday. At 16 years, 6 months and 17 days, Jarvis broke a record that had been held…

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6 February 2020 – South African teenager Martin Vorster was born for the big moments. On Thursday the 18-year-old Southern Cape golfer boxed a 30-footer for eagle in the final hole of regulation play to force a play-off, then wore down his opponent in the fourth hole of the sudden-death shoot-out to win the African…

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4 February 2020 – Benoni junior Ryan van Velzen finished a yawning seven shots ahead of reigning Amateur champion James Sugrue from Ireland and compatriot Martin Vorster at the 36-hole mark of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The 18-year-old eagled the 18th at Leopard Creek for a second day in a row to post…

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3 February 2020 – Ekurhuleni junior Ryan van Velzen started the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Monday like a house on fire as he carded a superlative eight-under-par 64 around Leopard Creek Country Club, giving him a three-stroke edge over his nearest competitor. Starting on the 10th, Van Velzen birdied his first two holes,…

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28 January 2020 – The South African Golf Association selected GolfRSA National Squad members Casey Jarvis, Sam Simpson, Jordan Duminy and Christiaan Maas to represent South Africa in the prestigious All-Africa Junior Golf Teams Championship in March. The talented GolfRSA Protea junior quartet will pursue a 22nd consecutive victory for South Africa at the Jack…

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JOHANNESBURG, 11 January 2020 – Amateur Jayden Schaper is relishing the crowd support at the SA Open hosted by City of Joburg, and with a solid third-round two-under 69 to move to 12-under in the third round, he will be using that atmosphere as he chases a unique piece of history at Randpark Golf Club…

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JOHANNESBURG, 9 January 2020 – His GolfRSA National Squad team-mates dubbed him ‘Clutch’ when he won the Junior Players Championship last year, but super-cool Jayden Schaper earned a new nick-name in the press centre on day one of the South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Joburg. His uncanny ability to hit a…

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Dreams do come true….just ask Gauteng pair Kieron van Wyk and Merrick van As, who pushed the amateur tally in the 2020 South African Open Championship to a record 11 when they booked their berths in Monday’s qualifiers. “I’m still pinching myself,” said elated GolfRSA National Squad member Van Wyk after he shared top honours…

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1 January 2020 – GolfRSA National Squad member Nash de Klerk fired six birdies at The Wanderers Golf Club to defend his Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series title in November, ensuring another stab at an all-expenses paid trip to the North and South Junior Championship at Pinehurst, USA in July 2020. A bogey at the…

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23 December 2019 – Sixteen-year-old prodigy Yurav Premlall will make his second appearance in the South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Joburg, when he joins seven fellow GolfRSA National Squad members at Randpark Golf Club from 9 – 12 January. Premlall will be teeing it up with South Africa’s leading amateur Jayden…

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15 December 2019 – Four of the country’s five Junior Presidents Cup representatives and three new junior caps will be representing South Africa in the fifth African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at the magnificent Leopard Creek from 3-6 February 2020. South Africa’s number one ranked amateur Jayden Schaper teed it up in the Junior Presidents…

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VICTORIA, Melbourne, Australia (9 December 2019) – The United States Team fended off a feisty challenge from the International Team on Monday to win the Junior Presidents Cup for a second consecutive time. The American juniors carried a comfortable 9 – 3 lead from the opening day’s Four-Ball and Foursomes sessions into the final round…

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MELBOURNE, Australia (8 December 2019) – The International Team will have to come out guns blazing in the final round Singles on Monday after the United States Team surged to a commanding 9-3 lead on day one of the Junior Presidents Cup in Australia. Two years ago, the U.S. Team led the first round by…

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25 November 2018 – The South African Open Championship has always enjoyed a rich history of amateur participation and the 2020 tournament at Randpark Golf Club from 9-12 January will once again feature six of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents. “Jayden Schaper, our current number one, will spearhead the challenge at Randpark alongside Casey…

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10 November 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas continued South Africa’s success story on the international golfing stage with a superb performance in the highly-rated Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship in Texas. Martin Vorster from Southern Cape, Western Province’s Sam Simpson and Gauteng pair Zethu Myeki and Symone Henriques combined for an impressive ninth place finish…

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10 November 2019 – South Africa’s Luca Filippi and Kyle de Beer both signed off with top 20 finishes in the Argentina Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Saturday. Just a fews days after the GolfRSA Proteas claimed a top four finish in the team competition at the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup to keep South Africa’s…

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