Team SA set to defend All Africa title

5 September 2022 – GolfRSA has named a powerful team to defend its All Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) title in Tanzania this week. The defending champions head to Dar Es Salaam as favourites, with GolfRSA National Squad pair Gabbi Venter and Bobbi Brown, and Bronwyn Doeg looking to secure the country’s 14th title in 15…

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The Courier Guy to deliver 2022 Champion of Champions

GolfRSA’s popular Club Champion of Champions Final returns to a familiar venue in October and delivered by the fastest-growing courier company in South Africa. With a new sponsor on board in the shape of The Courier Guy, the National Final returns to Kyalami from 16-19 October, where the country’s ultimate club champions, across multiple divisions,…

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Thompson takes on new R&A role in Africa

After 18 years of loyal service to amateur golf administration in South Africa, GolfRSA’s Manager of Golf Operations, Eden Thompson, begins a new venture in October, taking up an exciting new position with the R&A. Although Thompson’s resignation will be a major blow to GolfRSA, it is a wonderful acquisition for the Royal and Ancient…

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Triple golf finalists in 2022 Momentum gsport Awards

20 August 2022 – GolfRSA and Gabbi Venter were named finalists in the 2022 Momentum gsport Awards alongside reigning British Women’s Open champion Ashleigh Buhai this August. Venter is a finalist in the SuperSport School Star of the Year alongside four-time reigning discus champion Lesedi Khunou and footballer Cimone Sauls. GolfRSA is up against the…

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Potgieter & Premlall heading to Junior Presidents Cup

26 August 2022 – Reigning British Amateur champion Aldrich Potgieter and GolfRSA No 1 Yurav Premlall will be teeing it up for the International Team in the 2022 Junior Presidents Cup in the United States this September. The Presidents Cup and American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) unveiled the top 10 Team Standings for the third…

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SA team named for AAGTC defence

18 August 2022 – GolfRSA No 1-ranked Jono Broomhead will lead a strong, yet relatively inexperienced team in South Africa’s title defence at the All Africa Golf Team Championship in Egypt from 27 – 30 September. The Durban Country Club golfer will be joined by Simon du Plooy from Krugersdorp Golf Club, Mooinooi’s Jordan Wessels…

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SA juniors named for Reply Italian U-16 challenge

16 August 2022 – Reigning Nomads SA Boys U-17 champion Janko van der Merwe and compatriots Fabrizio de Abreu, Marno Lange and Johndre Ludick have received a tremendous opportunity to gain international experience in the upcoming Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship. The GolfRSA National Squad trio and Ludick – a member of the South African…

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Selborne soars at Ernie Els Primary School Champs

12 August 2022 – East London’s Selborne Primary soared to victory in the 2022 Ernie Els Primary Schools Championship at Oubaai Golf Club this August. With three scores to count, the team of Benjamin Weber, Blake Horsely, Thomas Lyon and Jake Weber combined for a score of 22-over-par 454 over 36 holes to win by…

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Verster conquers Friends of Engelberg, hosted by Anna

12 August 2022 – Pinnacle Point’s Ivan Verster blew the competition away with a remarkable final round of eight-under-par 64 to win the Friends of Engelberg Championship hosted by Anna by eight strokes. The Louis Oosthuizen Academy member shot rounds of 72, 67 and 64 at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate to finish at 13-under-par…

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Paul Roos dominates SA High School Champs

12 August 2022 – The youthful team from Paul Roos Gymnasium celebrated their first victory in the SA High School Championship this August, edging out the cream of high school golf in South Africa for the title at Humewood Golf Club. A total of 23 teams from 22 tertiary education institutions teed it up in…

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International glory for GolfRSA No 1 Venter

7 August 2022 – Gabbi Venter put together two perfect rounds at the iconic Old Course to continue GolfRSA’s fine international form with a stunning double win in the St Andrews Junior Ladies Championship at St Andrews this August. The 18-year-old from Bloemfontein had risen to No 1 in the GolfRSA rankings in April and…

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Fearless Venter crowned Nomads SA Girls champion

A perfect draw. That’s the shot Gabbi Venter needed to gain the advantage on Sam Whateley at the first play-off hole. And that’s the shot she executed. So well, in fact, that the Free State junior nearly won the Nomads SA Girls Championship with an albatross. Everyone who has competed at the Gary Player Country…

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GolfRSA announces 2022 WATC Teams

28 June 2022 – GolfRSA today announced two strong teams to represent South Africa in the Eisenhower and Espirito Santo Trophies at the 2022 World Amateur Team Championships. Hosted by the French Golf Federation, the Espirito Santo Trophy (women’s championship) will be played from Wednesday 24 August to Saturday 27 August, and the Eisenhower Trophy…

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SA teenage sensation Potgieter seals Amateur glory

19 June 2022 – The 150th Open. The 87th Masters. The 123rd US Open. This is where teenage sensation Aldrich Potgieter will be heading in the year after he claimed amateur golf’s biggest prize with his dream win in the 127th Amateur Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes on Saturday. In a thrilling 36-hole…

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SA’s Broomhead takes Amateur Qualifier honours

14 June 2022 – South Africa’s Jono Broomhead claimed a second victory for the GolfRSA National Squad on their UK when he emerged as leading qualifier at The 127th Amateur Championship. Just two weeks after former SA Amateur champion lifted the Brabazon Trophy at Saunton Golf Club, the reigning South African Stroke Play champion produced…

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GolfRSA talent primed for Amateur Championship assault

The 127th Amateur Championship tees off today, with a total of 10 South Africans gunning for a chance to join Bobby Cole (1966) and Jovan Rebula (2018) as South African winners of the world’s most prestigious amateur golfing event. The first goal for the 288-strong field is to make it through to the match play…

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Central Gauteng simply superior in Mbombela

31 May 2022 – Sam Whateley, Kaiyuree Moodley and Central Gauteng captain Marine Legentil ended a six-year drought for the Lions in the 2022 GolfRSA 72-Hole Teams Championship at Mbombela Golf Club in May. The Central Gauteng trio was simply superior as they marched to a 19-stroke victory in the Swiss Team Trophy, combining with…

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Momentous win for Free State in Mbombela

31 May 2022 – GolfRSA’s No. 1-ranked amateur Gabbi Venter led Free State to a historic promotion in the 2022 GolfRSA 72-Hole Teams Championship in Mbombela in May. Rounds of 152, 162, 146 and 155 at Mbombela Golf Club saw the Venter, fellow national squad member Ellandri van Heerden and debutant Cheré Myburgh lift the…

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Masterful Maas lifts Brabazon Trophy

23 May 2022 – Christiaan Maas underlined his status as one of South Africa’s brightest golfing prospects when he marched to a five-shot victory in a wire-to-wire performance in England to lift the Brabazon Trophy. When the 18-year-old Pretoria golfer first set eyes on Saunton Golf Club on a walk around the Links layout with…

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Jacobs eagles his way to Nedbank Junior title

4 May 2022 – Stefan Jacobs soared to a three-shot victory in the Nedbank Junior Challenge, thanks to two sensational front-nine eagles at the Gary Player Country Club that helped the Randpark junior hold off a charging Aldrich Potgieter. Potgieter has been on a sublime run of form over the past few months, having racked…

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