North West, Southern Cape the SACD heroes at Heron Banks

11 May 2024 – North West claimed the South African Country Districts Inter-Provincial title by just a single game point, while Southern Cape earned the bragging rights in the B-Section at Heron Banks Golf & River Estate in May. Three days into the tournament, Mpumalanga and North West were tied on four points each, but…

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Western Province romp to Challenge IPT glory

10 April 2024 – Western Province were in complete control as they marched to victory with a perfect record in the 2024 GolfRSA Challenge Inter-provincial at Metropolitan Golf Club in Cape Town. The local favourites reaped the rewards of home comforts as they barely put a foot wrong, and their collective effort led to a resounding…

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GolfRSA rising stars named for international stage

3 May 2024 – GolfRSA takes pleasure in announcing 10 promising young golfing talents who have been selected to fly the flag for South Africa in two prestigious international events for the world’s leading junior golfers in June. Charl Barnard, Dylan Kayne, Zané Kleynhans, Pearce Lewin, Kesha Louw and Gia Raad will represent South Africa…

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Golf the Biggest Champion at 2024 All Africa Junior Teams

28 April 2024 – South Africa’s rich legacy at the All Africa Junior Teams Championships continued when both the boys and girls defended their respective titles in April, but golf was the biggest champion in the junior African flagship event at Benoni Country Club. The 17th edition was a groundbreaking one for the African continent…

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Van Vuuren fires to Nedbank Junior Challenge victory

26 April 2024 – Vian Jansen van Vuuren was crowned champion of the fourth edition of the Nedbank Junior Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club in Sun City in April. The Centurion Country Club teen held his nerve in a tense play-off, the first in the tournament’s history, on the iconic par-five ninth hole…

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Curlewis simply superior at SA Mid-Amateur Champs

26 April 2024 – Just six weeks after regaining his amateur status, Andrew Curlewis pulled off a victory at Silver Lakes Golf and Wildlife Estate in the South African Mid-Amateur Championship. Curlewis, who plays out of Silver Lakes and is a three-time winner on the Sunshine Tour, had to pull off a come-from-behind effort in…

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GolfRSA Juniors double up in Zimbabwe Junior Open

14 April 2024 – Devon Valentine and Charlotte Millard showcased remarkable skill and composure to defend their titles at the First Capital Bank Zimbabwe Junior Open in Harare in April. The GolfRSA National Squad duo broke through on the international stage in their debut appearances in the event hosted by the Zimbabwe Junior Golf Association at…

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GolfRSA rising stars heading for Zim Junior Open

10 April 2024 – Defending champions Devon Valentine and Charlotte Millard will headline the GolfRSA Junior Team in the 2024 First Capital Bank Zimbabwe Junior Open from 12 – 14 April. The popular international event will once again be played at Borrowdale Brooke Golf Club in Harare, where last year Valentine defeated compatriot Ethan Fichardt…

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In-form Lamprecht ready for Masters test

9 April 2024 – The World No 1-ranked amateur Christo Lamprecht might be the tallest person in the field at the 2024 Masters Tournament, but the South African will stand out for more than his 6-foot-8 frame at Augusta National. In the first-ever Georgia Cup between an amateur and a professional last Sunday, it was…

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Barnard gets Nomads SA Boys retribution in Benoni

31 March 2024 – Charl Barnard made amends for a heart-breaking loss in last year’s final to capture the Nomads SA Boys Under-19 Match Play Championship title at Benoni Country Club in March. Just a year after going down in the final to Pearce Lewin at Pecanwood, the 18-year-old from Centurion Country Club defeated Woodhill’s…

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Coetzer, Van Zyl break through at Sun City

29 March 2024 – Ekurhuleni’s Lisa Coetzer and Alieka van Zyl from Mpumalanga scooped the honours in the 2024 Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl presented by Sun International with outstanding performances at Sun City in March. CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION Lisa Coetzer had been trending towards her a first national breakthrough in the month leading up to…

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Van Ettinger comes up trumps at Gowrie Farm

28 March 2024 – Ruimsig junior Schalk van Ettinger staved off challenges from Juan Coetzee and Shaun Viljoen to lift his first national GolfRSA junior title with a one-stroke victory in the 2024 Nomads Gowrie Farm U-15 Challenge in March. The Central Gauteng junior was made to work for it, but thanks to a strong…

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Van der Merwe books 152nd Open berth in Africa Amateur

25 February 2024 – Altin van der Merwe held his nerve under the greatest pressure to secure the Africa Amateur Championship in a sudden-death play-off, and with it a spot in the 152nd Open Championship at Royal Troon later this year. The 27-year-old GolfRSA No 1 had been hoping to cap off an outstanding amateur…

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Hat trick heaven for Van Kan

24 February 2024 – Kyra van Kan’s month of love continued as she made it a hat trick of February wins with a commanding nine-stroke victory in the inaugural Africa Amateur Women’s Invitational. Watch highlights from Kyra van Kan’s final round HERE Having swept to runaway victories in the South African Stroke Play Championship and…

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Stay and Play with Southern Sun at Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa

Exciting news for golf enthusiasts! Take advantage of the stunning offer at Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa as part of the partnership between GolfRSA and Southern Sun . With this exclusive stay and play package, golfers can experience the unparalleled beauty of Arabella while enjoying top-notch accommodation and world-class golfing facilities. Take advantage of the…

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First SA Triple Crown for Van Kan

19 February 2024 – Impressive barely begins to describe the way in which Kyra van Kan secured the first women’s Triple Crown on the women’s amateur golf circuit by capturing GolfRSA’s three biggest titles within a period of just 12 months. Following wins in the 2023 South African Women’s Amateur and 2024 South African Women’s…

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Van der Merwe victorious in GolfRSA International Amateur

February 2024 – Altin van der Merwe played one of the greatest shots in the history of the SA Swing of events to capture the GolfRSA International Amateur Championship in a dramatic sudden death playoff with Dutchman Jack Ingham. With both players having finished regulation play at 12 under par over the 72-hole championship at…

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Graham adds to Scottish success in SA Amateur

12 February 2024 – Scotland’s Gregor Graham continued his country’s fine record in the South African Amateur Championship when he edged local favourite Jordan Burnand 4&2 in the 36-hole final at Royal Johannesburg Golf Club. The Blairgowrie player became the fifth Scot to lift the most sought-after amateur title in South Africa, emulating compatriots Michael…

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Raad, Sakota reign supreme in the SA Women’s Amateur

12 February 2024 – Golf prodigy Gia Raad put on a masterful display at magnificent Modderfontein Golf Club to walk away with the most prestigious title in South African amateur women’s golf while Paola Sakota celebrated her first national success in the Flight Division this February. In a battle of teens, 16-year-old Central Gauteng junior…

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Teen Weber claims historic Proudfoot Trophy victory

5 February 2024 – Fourteen-year-old Ben Weber made history as the youngest winner of the Proudfoot Trophy – the 36-hole stroke play qualifier for the South African Amateur Championship – since its inception in 1931 when he edged countryman Simon du Plooy and Netherlands’ Lars van der Vight by a stroke. WATCH: Weber’s historic Proudfoot…

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