Team South Africa triumph in Angola

29 April 2022 – A determined GolfRSA Protea Team scored a clean sweep in the 2022 Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament to keep South Africa’s excellent record alive in Angola. “We were really determined to step it up after being given the opportunity to play international golf for the first time since 2020,” said elated…

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Teams named for African Amateur

Golf RSA | Teams named for African Amateur

21 January 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad members Christiaan Burke and Daniel Bennett, as well as Pascal Gunther, Hannes Strooh and Joshua Koekemoer will make their debut for South Africa in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at the magnificent Leopard Creek next month. The quintet has been named to the GolfRSA Senior and Junior…

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Vorster edges Huggins for African Amateur success

Golf RSA | Vorster edges Huggins for African Amateur success

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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Team South Africa triumphant at African Amateur

Golf RSA | Team South Africa triumphant at African Amateur

5 February 2020 – Team South Africa stormed through the half-gap given them by Team South Africa Juniors on Wednesday to race to a five-stroke victory in the Team Competition of the Africa Amateur Stroke Play Championship being played at Leopard Creek Country Club. Together with England, Kyle de Beer’s men – Martin Vorster, Casey…

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Unflappable Van Velzen still on top in African Amateur

Golf RSA | Unflappable Van Velzen still on top in African Amateur

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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2020 All-Africa Junior team announced

Golf RSA | 2020 All-Africa Junior team announced

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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GolfRSA Proteas Teams named for African Amateur Championship

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas Teams named for African Amateur Championship

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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GolfRSA Proteas does SA proud in the USA

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas does SA proud in the USA

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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Filippi and De Beer close out top 20s in Argentina

Golf RSA | Filippi and De Beer close out top 20s in Argentina

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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GolfRSA Proteas on the move abroad

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas on the move abroad

9 November 2019 – While the GolfRSA Proteas made positive strides in the Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship in Texas, fellow South African Kyle de Beer broke into the top 25 in the Argentine Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Friday. The South African team finished in joint 12th on 12-under alongside Chinese Taipei when action…

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Filippi within striking distance in Argentina

Golf RSA | Filippi within striking distance in Argentina

8 November 2019 – Western Province golfer Luca Filippi will start moving day at the Estancias Golf Club within three shots of 36-hole leader Aram Yenidjeian in the Argentine Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The 17-year-old Argentine junior tops the leaderboard in the world’s sixth oldest Amateur championship on seven-under after carding rounds of 70 and…

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Mixed fortunes for GolfRSA Proteas in Texas

Golf RSA | Mixed fortunes for GolfRSA Proteas in Texas

8 November 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas combined for five-under-par 139 to tie for 13th in the Combined International Competition of The Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Texas on Thursday. The 19 nations contesting the 54-hole, four-ball stroke-play competition teed off in pouring rain and it was the French…

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GolfRSA Proteas pumped for Texas action

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas pumped for Texas action

7 November 2019 – The Spirit International Golf Championship has been a training ground for stars of tomorrow spanning the globe, and GolfRSA Proteas Zethu Myeki, Symone Henriques, Martin Vorster and Sam Simpson are among the 80 players hoping to go on to bigger and better things after this week. The first championship in 2001…

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Top 4 for GolfRSA Proteas at Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup

Golf RSA | Top 4 for GolfRSA Proteas at Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup

4 November 2019 – GolfRSA Proteas Luca Filippi and Kyle de Beer continued South Africa’s proud record in the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup with a top four finish in Argentina on Sunday. Abel Gallegos and Andres Schonbaum gave the local fans plenty to cheer about at the Los Lagartos Country Club when the pair edged…

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SA pair inch closer in Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup

Golf RSA | SA pair inch closer in Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup

2 November 2019 – GolfRSA Proteas Kyle de Beer and Luca Filippi inched within striking distance of Argentina and Brazil in the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup in Argentina with a solid effort in Friday’s second round. Local favourites Abel Gallegos and Andres Schonbaum carded one-over-par 143 on day two at Los Lagartos Country Club to…

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GolfRSA Proteas make battling start in Argentina

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas make battling start in Argentina

31 October 2019 – GolfRSA Proteas Kyle de Beer and Luca Filippi were upbeat despite a frustrating start in Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup in Argentina on Thursday. While Andrey Borges from Brazil fired seven birdies for a six-under-par 65 to open up a three-shot lead, the South African pair struggled in the 3-club swirling wind that…

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Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Casey Jarvis

Golf RSA | Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Casey Jarvis

28 October 2019 – GolfRSA National Squad member Casey Jarvis is widely regarded as one of South Africa’s brightest golfing prospects and he showed why he is thought of so highly when he erased a six shot deficit to capture the sough-after Silver Salver title this October. Jarvis came from behind after 36 holes to…

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GolfRSA Proteas continue All Africa record in Mauritius

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas continue All Africa record in Mauritius

14 October 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas returned home on Monday, having successfully defended the country’s proud record in the All Africa Golf Team Championship with a captivating performance in Mauritius. South Africa won the inaugural biennial event in 2001 and consequently triumphed in Botswana (2003), Uganda (2005), Namibia (2007), Egypt (2011), Swaziland (2013), Kenya…

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SA off to solid start in ACCT title defence in Mauritius

Golf RSA | SA off to solid start in ACCT title defence in Mauritius

10 October 2019 – They didn’t quite hit the target they set for the team on day one, but the GolfRSA Proteas  were happy enough to kick off their All Africa Golf Team Championship title defence in Mauritius with a two-shot lead on Thursday. Jayden Schaper and Martin Vorster both carded one-over-par rounds of 73,…

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Myeki and Henriques heading to Whispering Pines

Golf RSA | Myeki and Henriques heading to Whispering Pines

17 September 2019 – Zethu Myeki wants to keep her recent winning run of form going for the upcoming Spirit International, where she will be flying the flag for South Africa with Symone Henriques, Martin Vorster and Sam Simpson. The GolfRSA Proteas will be joining a world class field in the prestigious biennial event at…

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