Amateur glory beckons at 110th SA Open

2 December 2020 – Eight amateurs will peg the ball up on day one of the 110th South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club this week. For most South African amateurs, competing in the SA Open alongside top professionals from across the world, the SA Open is the Holy Grail; the pinnacle…

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Maas, Duminy and Mbetse heading for SA Open at Sun City

1 December 2020 – The Covid-19 nationwide lockdown may have put the brakes on their 2020 season, but if you thought top ranked amateurs Christiaan Maas and Jordan Duminy were done for the year, think again. The GolfRSA National Squad pair came through today’s pressure-packed qualifiers alongside South African US-based Massimo Mbetse to join the…

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Duminy wins Bridge Junior Series at Clovelly

Jordan Duminy of Mossel Bay, who represented the International team in the Junior Presidents Cup in Australia in December, produced a spectacular shot from deep in the trees to win the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series title at Clovelly Country Club on Friday 27 September 2019. Having pushed his second shot right of the green…

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Internationals come up short in Junior Presidents Cup

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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SAGA announces amateur line-up for 2020 SA Open

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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GolfRSA Proteas continue All Africa record in Mauritius

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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SA off to solid start in ACCT title defence in Mauritius

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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Duminy revels in double victories at Clovelly

30 September 2019 – Southern Cape junior Jordan Duminy made it two wins in three days at Clovelly Country Club when he edged out Junior North and South champion Tyran Snyders to lift the Cape Town Junior Open title on Sunday. Just two days earlier, the reigning Nomads SA Boys Under-17 champion claimed his first…

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GolfRSA five headed Down Under for Junior Presidents Cup

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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De Beer and Duminy capped for South Africa

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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SA Juniors continue to impress

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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Duminy goes wire-to-wire in Nomads SA Boys U-17

ST FRANCIS BAY, 4 July 2019 – Mossel Bay junior Jordan Duminy slept on the lead for two straight nights and on Thursday, he claimed a dominant seven-shot victory in the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship at St Francis Links. The 16-year-old put the South African golfing fraternity on alert in March when he chased…

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Maas makes a big move at St Francis Links

ST FRANCIS BAY, 3 July 2019 – Southern Cape’s Jordan Duminy remains the man to catch at St Francis Links, but Pretoria junior Christiaan Maas mastered the windy afternoon conditions to get within striking distance in the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship on Wednesday. On a day when the morning breeze became an afternoon gale,…

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Duminy drives to Nomads SA Boys lead at St Francis Links

ST FRANCIS, 2 July 2019 – Southern Cape junior Jordan Duminy was the talk of the town in St Francis after he blitzed St Francis Links to take the first round lead in the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship on Tuesday. Just five days ago, Duminy finished fourth on the famed Jack Nicklaus signature course…

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Premlall sets SA pace in Ireland

DROGHEDA, Ireland (1 June 2019) – South African junior Yurav Premlall fired an opening four-under-par 68 at County Louth Golf Club to lead the seven-strong GolfRSA National Squad crew in the East of Ireland Amateur Open Championship on Saturday. The 16-year-old Glendower golfer fired three birdies on the bounce over the last three holes to…

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National Squad to build on recent success in UK tour

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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Four new caps in GolfRSA National Squad

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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Memorable 112th SA Amateur victory for Nienaber

22 February 2019 – For the third successive year, the South African flag was raised at the South African Amateur Championship after South Africa’s top ranked Wilco Nienaber won the country’s most coveted amateur title on Friday. In a gripping final round that went the distance at King David Mowbray Golf Club, the world number…

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Duminy boosts local challenge in SA Amateur

20 February 2019 – Southern Cape teenager Jordan Duminy showed maturity well beyond his 16 years to ensure three South Africans will challenge in the quarter-finals of the South African Amateur Championship at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Thursday. The Louis Oosthuizen Junior Academy booked his spot in the match play field with rounds…

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