Second Nedbank Junior Challenge draws major interest

In the wake of the exciting news that the illustrious Nedbank Golf Challenge returns to the 2023 DP World Tour schedule, South Africa’s leading junior golfers are champing at the bit to tee it up in the second Nedbank Junior Challenge at the legendary Gary Player Country Club golf course from 2-4 May. The 78-strong…

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Newman tames Gowrie to claim Nomads U15 Champs

31 March 2022 – GolfRSA’s top-ranked Bryan Newman lived up to his billing as pre-tournament favourite when he added the Nomads Gowrie Farm SA Under-15 Challenge title to his blossoming golfing CV. Four months ago, the Pecanwood junior capped a fantastic 2021 season and celebrated his 14th birthday with a national breakthrough when he raced…

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SA quartet ready to shine at Africa Region 5

24 March 2022 – Reigning South African Stroke Play champion Jonathan Broomhead has been named to the GolfRSA Protea Team that will take up South Africa’s title defence in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Angola next month. The KwaZulu-Natal golfer will line up alongside GolfRSA National Squad players Christiaan Burke from North West,…

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Brave Broomhead seals stunning SA Stroke Play victory

Golf RSA | Brave Broomhead seals stunning SA Stroke Play victory

24 February 2022 – Jonathan Broomhead capped an unforgettable week at Randpark Golf Club with the South African Stroke Play Championship trophy in his arms, a first international victory under the belt and the roaring applause of his peers and appreciative fans ringing in his ears. Three off the pace at the start of the…

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Duo top jammed leaderboard at Leopard Creek

Golf RSA | Due top jammed leaderboard at Leopard Creek

14 February 2022 – South Africa’s Yurav Premlall and Zach Chegwidden from England topped a packed leaderboard as action wrapped up in the opening round of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek on Monday. On a blistering hot Valentine’s day at the championship layout bordering the Kruger National Park, the duo shot…

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De Beer, Legentil and Smit crowned SA champs

Golf RSA | De Beer, Legentil and Smit crowned SA champs

12 February 2022 – Qheberha’s Kyle de Beer survived a late fightback from Scotland’s Rory Franssen, surprise package Marine Legentil continued her giant-slaying ways and Liezl Smit edged her daughter Anika for the Flight title as GolfRSA celebrated three new South African Amateur champions at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. Men’s Final De Beer,…

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Floyd ready to soar to new heights

Golf RSA | Kiera Floyd | Floyd ready to soar to new heights

7 February 2022 – Inspired by her former provincial teammate Nadia van der Westhuizen’s maiden Sunshine Ladies Tour win, Ekurhuleni teenager Kiera Floyd will be gunning for the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship title in Tuesday’s final round at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. Floyd fired a second consecutive round of 71, this…

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Premlall prevails to lift the Freddie Tait Cup

Golf RSA | Premlall prevails to lift the Freddie Tait Cup

6 December 2021 – Yurav Premlall dreamt of winning the Freddie Tait Cup long before he made South African Open Championship history, and on Sunday 5 December at Sun City, the GolfRSA National Squad member achieved his goal. In 2018, the Glendower amateur made international headlines when – at the age of 15 years and…

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Hall gunning for top spot at Westlake

Golf RSA | Hall gunning for top spot at Westlake

12 May 2021 – Former SA Women’s Stroke Play champion Casandra Hall has Lee-Anne Pace firmly in her sights as she heads into the business end of the Sunshine Ladies Tour season, and the lucrative Investec South African Women’s Open at Westlake Golf Club this week. A win at the Joburg Ladies Open in the…

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Young guns set for Investec SA Women’s Open experience

Golf RSA | Young guns set for Investec SA Women’s Open experience

12 May 2021 – Nine of South Africa’s future golfing talents are poised to soak up the experience of competing on golf’s biggest stage when they tee it up in the Investec SA Women’s Open at Westlake Golf Club on Thursday. Led by GolfRSA Elite Squad members Caitlyn Macnab and Samantha Whateley, the group of…

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Higgo romps to 3rd European Tour title in Canary Islands

Golf RSA | Higgo romps to 3rd European Tour title in Canary Islands

9 May 2021 – Garrick Higgo continued to write his own chapter in the European Tour history books as he powered to a second win in three weeks at the 2021 Canary Islands Championship. At the beginning of 2019, Higgo was still a relatively unknown rookie in professional golf, but five months into 2021, he…

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Nienaber nails first pro win in Dimension Data Pro-Am

Golf RSA | Nienaber nails first pro win in Dimension Data Pro-Am

9 May 2021 – Wilco Nienaber made it a hat-trick of victories for South Africa in three consecutive weeks on the European Challenge Tour when he won the Dimension Data Pro-Am in a playoff at Fancourt on Sunday. After finishing tied for the lead with Swede Henric Sturehed on 19 under par on the Montagu…

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Premlall goes wire-to-wire at Nedbank Junior Challenge

Golf RSA | Premlall goes wire-to-wire at Nedbank Junior Challenge

5 May 2021 – Glendower’s Yurav Premlall walked in the footsteps of giants when held on for a wire-to-wire win in the inaugural Nedbank Junior Challenge on a score of three-under-par at the Gary Player Country Club on Wednesday. The 17-year-old GolfRSA National Squad member led by two strokes after the first round and carried…

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Premlall feels the heat at Nedbank Junior Challenge

Golf RSA | Premlall feels the heat at Nedbank Junior Challenge

4 May 2021 – Yurav Premlall is aiming to become the first winner of the Nedbank Junior Challenge on Wednesday, but the 17-year-old will have to stave off fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Jordan Duminy, as well as a few other in-form contenders, in the final round. Premlall slept on a two-shot cushion after opening…

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Premlall powers to Nedbank Junior Challenge lead

Golf RSA | Premlall feels the heat at Nedbank Junior Challenge

3 May 2021 – Glendower’s Yurav Premlall laid down a marker in the first staging of the Nedbank Junior Challenge when he fired an opening four-under-par 68 in an impressive start at the testing Gary Player Country Club. On a day when only three golfers posted under-par rounds, the 17-year-old opened up a two-shot lead…

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Steady Strooh takes Nomads SA Boys U-19 Champs crown

Golf RSA | Steady Strooh takes Nomads SA Boys U-19 Champs crown

1 May 2021 – Hannes Strooh defeated Daniel Bennett 1-up in a thrilling 36-hole final to lift the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Match Play Championship title at Waterkloof Golf Club on Saturday. The Krugersdorp golfer fired rounds of 70, 73, 72 and 70 in the Stroke Play Qualifier to make the field for the Match…

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Comeback King Craig claims national breakthrough at Gowrie Farm

Golf RSA | Comeback King Craig claims national breakthrough at Gowrie Farm

30 April 2021 – Pretoria junior Roelof Craig held off challenges from SAGDB member Vuyisani Makhama and GolfRSA National Squad player Marno Lange to win his first national title at the Nomads Gowrie SA U15 Challenge. The field was tested by windy conditions over the first two days at Gowrie Farm Golf Estate and sweeping…

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Du Toit keeps control at Nomads Gowrie SA U-15 Challenge

Golf RSA | Jean Du Toit | Du Toit keeps control at Nomads Gowrie SA U-15 Challenge

29 April 2021 – While Ryan Dreyer tries to win the SA Mid-Amateur Championship in Stellenbosch, another Eagle Canyon member – 13-year-old Jean du Toit – has title hopes of his own in KwaZulu-Natal’s Midland. The slight youngster stretched his one-shot overnight lead in the Nomads Gowrie Farm SA U-15 Challenge in round two and…

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Dreyer chasing unique SA amateur double

Golf RSA | Ryan Dreyer | Dreyer chasing unique SA amateur double

29 April 2021 – Eagle Canyon’s Ryan Dreyer raced two strokes clear of the chasing pack with his second consecutive round under par at the SA Mid-Amateur Championships at Devonvale Golf Estate on Thursday. The 48-year-old has been in fine form this season. He gave the younger generation a run for their money in the…

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Majestic Maas roars historic Nomads SA Boys victory

Golf RSA | Christiaan Maas | Majestic Maas roars historic Nomads SA Boys victory

28 April 2021 – Reigning SA Amateur champion Christiaan Maas eclipsed Masters champion Charl Schwartzel’s tournament record with an eight-shot victory in the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Stroke Play Championship at Waterkloof Golf Club. Schwartzel’s 72-hole tournament record of 272, set in Benoni in 2001, had stood for almost 20 years until the 17-year-old prodigy rewrote…

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