2 December 2020 – Eight amateurs will peg the ball up on day one of the 110th South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club this week. For most South African amateurs, competing in the SA Open alongside top professionals from across the world, the SA Open is the Holy Grail; the pinnacle…

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2 December 2020 – The 110th playing of the South African Open at the Gary Player Country Club this week represents an incredible opportunity for the entire field, and none more so than for some of the Sunshine Tour’s golfers who see a victory this week as a career dream for them. “This ranks very highly…

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December 2020 – The Freddie Tait Cup is awarded to the leading amateur at the South African Open Championship, providing he survives the 36-hole cut. The prestigious trophy commemorates Lieutenant Freddie Guthrie Tait, a St Andrews young man who won the Amateur Championship in 1896 and 1897 and finished leading amateur in the Open six times.…

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1 December 2020 – The Covid-19 nationwide lockdown may have put the brakes on their 2020 season, but if you thought top ranked amateurs Christiaan Maas and Jordan Duminy were done for the year, think again. The GolfRSA National Squad pair came through today’s pressure-packed qualifiers alongside South African US-based Massimo Mbetse to join the…

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ROBERTSON, 18 November 2020 – Vicki Traut came through an intense battle of attrition on the final day at Robertson Golf Club to celebrate back-to-back victories in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. The Erinvale golfer got her title defence in the quaint Cape Winelands town off to a strong start with a two-over-par 74…

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ROBERTSON, 17 November 2020 – Nina Grey posted the low score of the day to reduce overnight leader Vicki Traut’s advantage in the South African Women’s Amateur Championship at Robertson Golf Club. Grey fired two rare birdies on a wet Tuesday in the Cape Winelands for a two-over-par 74 that boosted the Durbanville golfer surge…

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16 November 2020 – Vicki Traut’s title defence in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship got off to a strong start as the Western Province golfer opened up a four-shot lead in the first round on Monday. Traut bookended a round of two-over-par 74 at Robertson Golf Club with birdies to finish well clear of…

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November 2020 – Showing the same grit, determination and talent that earned her the leading amateur honour in the Investec SA Women’s Open in March, rising star Kaiyuree Moodley defended her the Western Province Women’s Championship title in early November. The GolfRSA Elite Squad member had hinted at a return to the winner’s circle with…

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November 2020 – GolfRSA National Squad member Sam Simpson got back to winning ways with a comfortable five-stroke victory in the Eastern Province Stroke Play Championship at Wedgewood. The 18-year-old matriculant from Western Province Golf shot rounds of 64, 65 and 70 to claim his first win since he claimed the Proudfoot Trophy at this…

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30 October 2020 – South Africa’s leading amateur Casey Jarvis will be rubbing shoulders with the cream of the Sunshine Tour and European Tour after the GolfRSA National Squad member received an invitation to tee it up in the prestigious Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek. The R29-million event will be played from 26-29 November,…

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October 2020 – Five of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents will join the star-studded field in the South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club from 3-6 December. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) announced on Tuesday the amateur quintet exempt for qualifying in the R19.5 million tournament, supported by Nedbank and…

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  October 2020 – The country’s juniors can look forward to taking to the lush fairways of Selborne Park Golf Estate in January when back-to-back Nomads National tournaments will launch the 2021 GolfRSA national schedule. The Nomads Coastal National Order of Merit – a World Amateur Golf Ranking event – will kick off the season…

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October 2020 – There can’t be too many South African athletes who are able to draw positives out of the the Covid-19 pandemic, but for GolfRSA National Squad member Christiaan Maas, the hard lockdown turned out to be an unexpected blessing in disguise. The 17-year-old found himself at odds with his swing after a sudden…

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OCTOBER 2020 – The South African Open Championship will add the iconic Gary Player Country Club to its roster of celebrated golf courses that have hosted this championship as it moves to Sun City this year where it will be played from 3-6 December, with support from Nedbank and Sun International. The 110th playing of…

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October 2020 – Durbanville golfer Kaylah Williams put the perfect exclamation mark on her final competitive appearance for the 2020 season with a masterful victory in the prestigious Ackerman Championship on Sunday. The 18-year-old fashioned a blistering closing loop of 31 featuring an eagle and four birdies in the final round at Clovelly Country Club…

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October 2020 – Filip Sakota takes center stage this October as we continue our Rising Star series. This ERPM Golf Club standout was honoured as Ekurhuleni Golf Unions’ Under-15 Player of the Year in 2019 and in June, the talented 15-year-old was selected to the GolfRSA National Squad. We caught up with Filip during lockdown…

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October 2020 – GolfRSA support to thousands of caddies and golf club casual workers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, has come to an end. Over the course of five months, during which time many caddies and casual employees have been unable to work, the organisation distributed 17 630 food vouchers, supporting more than 4 000 individuals from…

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October 2020 – South Africa’s leading amateur Caitlyn Macnab picked up where she left off with yet another dazzling victory in the Ekurhuleni Women’s Championship this October. The Serengeti golfer Macnab cemented her spot at the top of the Womens Golf South Africa Open and Junior Rankings in February with a superior performance in the…

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In June, 11-year-old Zinan Maimane from Silver Lakes Golf Club became the youngest golfer yet to join the GolfRSA National Squad. In a career spanning just six years, this grade six Tyger Valley College learner has bagged more than 50 trophies and celebrated back-to-back wins in the victorious Gauteng North teams that won the 2018…

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