Van der Merwe caps breakout season with Freddie Cup Tait win

3 November 2023 – Altin van der Merwe proudly took his place alongside 2023 champion Dean Burmester during the presentation ceremony, excited to receive the prestigious Freddie Tait Cup as the Leading Amateur in the 113th Investec South African Open Championship. The 27-year-old had already wrapped up the award by Friday evening, emerging as the…

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Freddie Tait Cup beckons at 113th Investec SA Open

29 November 2023 – Seven of South Africa’s top amateur talents will peg it up in the Investec South African Open at Blair Atholl Golf and Equestrian Estate on Thursday. The amateur challenge includes World No-1 and reigning Amateur champion Christo Lamprecht, last year’s leading amateur Christiaan Maas, and Altin van der Merwe, Dan Bennett,…

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Lamprecht leads amateur challenge in Investec SA Open

21 November 2023 – World No 1-ranked amateur Christo Lamprecht leads a quintet of GolfRSA National Squad golfers into this year’s Investec South African Open Championship, giving the country’s top amateurs a wonderful opportunity to test themselves against some of the world’s best professionals. Blair Atholl Golf and Equestrian Estate will host the $1.5-million showpiece, jointly…

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Proteas shine in 2023 Eisenhower Trophy in Abu Dhabi

11 November 2023 – Christo Lamprecht, Christiaan Maas and Altin van der Merwe added to South Africa’s terrific sporting success with an outstanding performance in the 33rd World Amateur Team Championships in Abu Dhabi. The GolfRSA National Squad trio combined for rounds of 139, 138, 138 and 139 at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club to close…

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Burnand, Verster do SA proud in Argentina

12 November 2023 – GolfRSA National Squad pair Jordan Burnand and Ivan Verster continued South Africa’s proud record in Argentina  with a superb showing in the prestigious Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup and Argentine Amateur Championship. Despite having to wait until the second day of the tournament to start their campaign in the Copa Tailhade, the…

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Welcome to golf, T-20 style!

15 October 2023 – GolfRSA will be launching the popular GolfSixes League at golf clubs across South Africa in 2024, but the shorter, fun and fast-paced version aimed at drawing beginners to the game is already drawing a huge fan club. “So far, nearly 50 youngsters attended our activation days at Modderfontein Golf Club and…

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Records pile up for GolfRSA’s Lamprecht

12 October 2023 – Christo Lamprecht set two new benchmarks for South African amateur golf when he rose to No 1 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings in September and moved to the summit of the PGA Tour University Rankings in early October. The GolfRSA National Squad member became the first South African since the…

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Macnab cracks WAGR Top 20

5 October 2023 – South Africa’s leading women’s amateur Caitlyn Macnab climbed to a career-high 18th in the official World Amateur Golf Ranking at the end of September following her second individual collegiate win and first victory with the Ole Miss Women’s Golf Team. Following a stellar career on the GolfRSA amateur circuit and her…

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GolfRSA Quartet impress in Egypt

15 September 2023 – GolfRSA National Squad quartet Johndre Ludick, Keagan Crosbie, Vuyisani Makama and Jordan Wessels made the most of the opportunity to desert golf for the first time and flew the South African flag with pride in the 2023 Egyptian Amateur in early September. Ludick and Crosbie both improved on less than perfect…

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Lamprecht soars to No 2 on WAGR

15 September 2023 – Georgia Tech standout Christo Lamprecht became South Africa’s highest ranked amateur when he soared to No 2 in the Official World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) in September. The GolfRSA National Squad member surpassed the previous mark set by Cameron Johnston and Nicol van Wyk, who both reached third in the rankings…

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East London Golf Club primed for SA IPT battles

14 September 2023 – Western Province will be targeting a third hat-trick of South African Inter-Provincial Tournament titles in the 62nd edition of GolfRSA’s premier national team event at East London Golf Club from 18-22 September. The defending champions scored their first three-peat in 1998 and achieved their second with consecutive wins from 2002 to…

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GolfRSA duo Burnand and Verster head to Argentina

31 August 2023 – Ekurhuleni’s Jordan Burnand and Ivan Verster from Southern Cape will aim to continue South Africa’s proud legacy when the pair line up for the country in two world-class international events in Argentina this November. Burnand and Verster, respectively third and fourth in the current GolfRSA Open Amateur rankings, will compete in…

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GolfRSA’s Coastal Inland Challenge heading North

30 August 2023 – Sixteen of the country’s leading Senior and Mid-Amateur golfers will be heading north this year to duel it out for team glory in the GolfRSA Coastal Inland Challenge at Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate from 13-14 November. The two-day competition features two eight-man teams from the Coastal and Inland regions…

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“Don’t make a big deal about it,” says Broomhead

26 August 2023 – Jono Broomhead has a very simple secret behind his strong start to his rookie season on the Sunshine Tour and the four top-10s in eight tournaments that have carried him to the top of the Fortress Rookie of the Year standings. “Don’t make a big deal out of it,” said Broomhead. Standing…

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GolfRSA celebrates five Momentum gsport Awards finalists in 2023

22 August 2023 – Major winner Ashleigh Buhai, reigning SA Women’s Amateur champion Kyra van Kan, World Blind Championship winner Charlene Pienaar, former Womens Golf South Africa President Sarah Braude and GolfRSA made it quintet of finalists for golf on the 2023 Momentum gsport Awards shortlist. The list of 60 finalists across 20 categories was…

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GolfRSA introduces THE GOLF MAG!

We are very excited to welcome you to THE GOLF MAG – our super cool, fully digital golf magazine with a distinctly South African angle! Enjoy navigating the pages and exploring the video links on ANY of your devices as we shine the spotlight on our homegrown talents and industry partners, give you some awesome…

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GolfRSA quartet primed for R&A Girls Amateur

11 August 2023 – GolfRSA National Squad quartet Kesha Louw, Jasmine Furstenburg, Gia Raad and Olivia Wood are primed to fly the flag for South African in the 94th edition of the prestigious R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship from 15-20 August in Yorkshire, England. While Raad has been campaigning in Britain for the last three weeks,…

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A feast of first-time winners

31 July 2023 – One of GolfRSA’s primary objectives is to promote junior golf development by providing a strong national competitive platform where our rising talents can gain experience, improve their skills and test themselves at the highest level. The recent June | July holidays were jam-packed with national events and what a treat to see…

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English Glory for GolfRSA’s Gia

Just a fortnight after her first national breakthrough in the Nomads SA Girls Championship on home soil, 16-year-old Johannesburg golfer Gia Raad celebrated her first international triumph in the 2023 English Girls’ Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The GolfRSA National Squad member fired two eagles on her way to a final round 68 at The…

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Silver Medal the latest in long list of Lamprecht achievements

23 July 2023 – Reigning Amateur Champion Christo Lamprecht added to South Africa’s illustrious history in The Open Championship when he became the country’s first Silver Medal winner in the 151st edition on Sunday. Setting records and making history is becoming something of a habit for Lamprecht. He was just 16 years and 25 days…

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