11 January 2020 – Not since Ernie Els in 1989 has an amateur finished in the top six of the world’s second oldest championship, but 18-year-old Jayden Schaper did just that on Sunday in the South African Open, hosted by the City of Joburg, at Randpark Golf Club. Paired with defending champion Louis Oosthuizen over…

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JOHANNESBURG, 11 January 2020 – Amateur Jayden Schaper is relishing the crowd support at the SA Open hosted by City of Joburg, and with a solid third-round two-under 69 to move to 12-under in the third round, he will be using that atmosphere as he chases a unique piece of history at Randpark Golf Club…

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10 January 2019 – History beckons at Randpark Golf Club this weekend for the final two rounds of the R17,5-million South African Open, hosted by the City of Joburg. It has been 61 long years since an amateur won the world’s second oldest title, and that honour belonged to Denis Hutchinson way back in 1959.…

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JOHANNESBURG, 9 January 2020 – His GolfRSA National Squad team-mates dubbed him ‘Clutch’ when he won the Junior Players Championship last year, but super-cool Jayden Schaper earned a new nick-name in the press centre on day one of the South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Joburg. His uncanny ability to hit a…

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VICTORIA, Melbourne, Australia (9 December 2019) – The United States Team fended off a feisty challenge from the International Team on Monday to win the Junior Presidents Cup for a second consecutive time. The American juniors carried a comfortable 9 – 3 lead from the opening day’s Four-Ball and Foursomes sessions into the final round…

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25 November 2018 – The South African Open Championship has always enjoyed a rich history of amateur participation and the 2020 tournament at Randpark Golf Club from 9-12 January will once again feature six of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents. “Jayden Schaper, our current number one, will spearhead the challenge at Randpark alongside Casey…

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14 October 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas returned home on Monday, having successfully defended the country’s proud record in the All Africa Golf Team Championship with a captivating performance in Mauritius. South Africa won the inaugural biennial event in 2001 and consequently triumphed in Botswana (2003), Uganda (2005), Namibia (2007), Egypt (2011), Swaziland (2013), Kenya…

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10 October 2019 – They didn’t quite hit the target they set for the team on day one, but the GolfRSA Proteas  were happy enough to kick off their All Africa Golf Team Championship title defence in Mauritius with a two-shot lead on Thursday. Jayden Schaper and Martin Vorster both carded one-over-par rounds of 73,…

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9 September 2019 – Five of South Africa’s top junior golf talents – Jayden Schaper, Martin Vorster, Christo Lamprecht, Sam Simpson and Jordan Duminy – will be heading to Australia for the 2019 Junior Presidents Cup in December. The GolfRSA National Squad quintet have qualified for the 12-strong International Team that will face off against…

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9 September 2019 – The South African Golf Association has named six GolfRSA National Squad members to fly the flag for South Africa in four prestigious international events coming up in October and November. “We currently have an amazing depth of talent in our amateur pool in South Africa and this leaves us in the incredibly…

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1 September 2019 – Third time’s the charm for South Africa’s Jayden Schaper, who muscled his way to victory at the AJGA Junior Players Championship in the United States on Saturday. “It really feels amazing on my third go, to finally get the win,” the country’s leading amateur said after he holed a clutch six-foot…

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20 August 2019 – Three of South Africa’s top junior talents put on a great show this past weekend. Jordan Duminy celebrated a maiden Open Amateur win, Jayden Schaper lived up to his number one billing in Northern Ireland and Kian Rose won on the American junior circuit. Sixteen-year-old Duminy has been trending towards a…

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11 April 2019 – South Africa’s leading amateurs Wilco Nienaber, Luca Filippi, Jayden Schaper and Therion Nel completed a successful title defence in the 25th Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia on Thursday. The GolfRSA National Squad quartet signed off with a clean sweep in the Match Play final round at Rossmund Desert Golf…

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10 April 2019 – The four-man South African team has kept the country’s title defence on track in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament with another dominant performance at the Rossmund Desert Golf Course in Namibia on Wednesday. Ekurhuleni junior Jayden Schaper stretched a two-shot overnight lead in the 54-hole Stroke Play Seeding stage to…

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9 April 2019 – South Africa’s number one ranked junior Jayden Schaper – flanked by fellow GolfRSA National Squad players Luca Filippi, Wilco Nienaber and Therion Nel – boosted South Africa’s title defence bid with a strong start in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia. Schaper opened with a one-under-par 71 and fired a sizzling…

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8 April 2019 – Four of South Africa’s top ranked amateurs will take up the country’s title defence in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament at one of only five registered all-grass desert golf courses in the world on Tuesday. Wilco Nienaber, Luca Filippi, Jayden Schaper and Therion Nel will aim to hunt down a 25th title…

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8 April 2019 – South Africa’s top amateur male golfers will once again test their mettle on a demanding tour to the United Kingdom and Ireland as the GolfRSA National Squad seeks to emulate its successful 2018 trip. Last year’s squad bettered all expectations when they returned with three big international wins, a handful of…

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GolfRSA has announced a group of 19 of the country’s most promising amateur male players, including four new caps, who will make up its 2019/20 Golf National Squad. The National Squad, now in its fourth year, has had tremendous success since its inception in 2016. Set up from a R10-million donation by businessman and GolfRSA…

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CAPE TOWN, 12 March 2019 – GolfRSA National Squad members Wilco Nienaber and Therion Nel from Free State, Ekurhuleni’s Jayden Schaper and Luca Filippi from Western Province have been tasked to continue the country’s proud record in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia this April. The Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament, formerly known…

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1 March 2019 – Almost from the time he hit his first shots as a two-year-old with a plastic set of clubs at San Lameer Country Club, Jayden Schaper has been a grinder. A no frills, no fuss guy who was taught that good old fashioned hard work and an unflappable self-belief gets you the…

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