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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Braveheart Bhana delivers big SA Amateur upset

16 February 2021 – Amilkar Bhana ousted defending champion Casey Jarvis, top seed Jack Dyer from England battled to cross the first hurdle and 48-year-old Ryan Dreyer recorded the biggest win in the match play opener of the 119th South African Amateur Championship at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Tuesday. Bhana – the…

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Maas seals Nomads double with masterclass at ERPM

13 January 2021 – GolfRSA National Squad member Christiaan Maas once again underlined his credentials as one of the games future stars when he produced a grandstand finish to defend his Nomads National Order of Merit Inland title on Tuesday. Maas opened with an imposing four-under 68 to match early first round leader Christopher Bagnall at…

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Cubitt claims first Nomads win for 2021 season

5 January 2021 – KwaZulu-Natal junior Jack Cubitt combined a solid short game with home course advantage to claim the first GolfRSA trophy of the 2021 season with a come-from-behind victory in the Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal at Selborne Golf Club on Tuesday. Zimbabwe’s Keegan Shutt set the first round target with an…

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GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Zinan Maimane

In June, 11-year-old Zinan Maimane from Silver Lakes Golf Club became the youngest golfer yet to join the GolfRSA National Squad. In a career spanning just six years, this grade six Tyger Valley College learner has bagged more than 50 trophies and celebrated back-to-back wins in the victorious Gauteng North teams that won the 2018…

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Glory battle at Oubaai going down to the wire

13 December 2019 – KwaZulu-Natal will go all out against Eastern Province in an effort to cap their B-Section victory with an unbeaten run at Oubaai Hotel, Golf and Spa, while the title fight for glory in the 2019 South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial Tournament is poised on a knife’s edge. Ekurhuleni tops the A-Section log…

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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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Double Delight for Daisies in Nomads SA Under-13

27 September 2019 – Defending champions Gauteng North led from start to finish at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate to celebrate a  second uncontested victory in the Nomads SA Under-13 Championship while team member Dujuan Snyman won back-to-back in the Individual Competition. Twelve months after the Daisies revelled in a 24-stroke triumph at Koro Creek Bushveld…

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Kistensamy claims Nomads North & South Junior

30 August 2019 – KwaZulu-Natal junior Kyle Kistensamy celebrated his first national success when he scored a runaway victory in the Nomads North and South Junior Championship at Pecanwood Golf and Country Club on Friday. The 17-year-old Prince’s Grant golfer had set himself the target of winning on the national circuit this season, and he…

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Bester sets the pace at Pecanwood

HARTEBEESPOORTDAM, 29 August 2019 – Benoni junior Justin Bester will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Nomads North and South Junior Championship on Friday. The Benoni Country Club golfer edged out early leaders Marcus Taylor from Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal’s Kyle Kistensamy for the first round honours with an opening four-under-par 68…

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Meet GolfRSA Rising Star Christiaan Maas

His four goals for 2019 was to win a junior event, break into the top five of the Under-19 Rankings, make the SA group for Italy and get chosen for the GolfRSA National Squad…. He won the Dimension Data Junior Open in wire-to-wire style, shot to 8th in the Junior Rankings, is bound for the…

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GolfRSA threesome bow out in Scotland

PANMURE, Scotland (16 August 2019) – Caitlyn Macnab and Jordan Rothman were eliminated in the first round and 14-year-old Kiera Floyd lost in a tightly contested second round tussle at The R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship in Scotland on Thursday. Macnab from Ekurhuleni went down 4 & 3 to Spaniard Julie Lopez Ramirez in the morning…

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SA trio through to Girls Amateur Match Play

PANMURE, Scotland (15 August 2019) – It was touch and go for Kiera Floyd, but the Benoni junior prevailed and will join fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad members Caitlyn Macnab and Jordan Rothman in today’s first round of the match play stage in The R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship in Scotland. Rothman from Western Province was the…

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GolfRSA Girls shine in Scotland

PANMURE, Scotland (14 August 2019) – GolfRSA Elite Squad trio Kiera Floyd, Jordan Rothman and Caitlyn Macnab made a superb start in The R&A Girls Amateur Championship in Scotland on Tuesday. Western Province’s Rothman led the South African charge at Panmure Golf Club with an opening round of one-over-par 72. Floyd posted the same number…

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Rama breaks through in Stellenbosch

11 August 2019 – Nikhil Rama completed a stunning wire-to-wire victory to celebrate his national breakthrough win in the inaugural Friends of Engelberg Challenge hosted by Anna Becker-Frankel at Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate on Sunday. The 17-year-old Rama was pushed all the way by reigning North and South Junior champion Tyran Snyders, but held…

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Rama roars to Friends of Engelberg lead

10 August 2019 – Gauteng junior Nikhil Rama will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Friends of Engelberg Challenge, hosted by Anna as he goes in search of his first national title. The Bryanston golfer opened with a four-under-par 68 in the national boys and girls event and he clung to pole…

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De Villiers Graaff comes up trumps at SA High School Championships

6 August 2019 – South African Golf Development Board member Alric Rooi helped De Villiers Graaff High School to come up trumps in a count-out against Curro Aurora at the SA High School Championship at Koro Creek Bushveld Golf Club. The Golf School of Excellence Cape Town opened with a three-under-par 213 total to lead…

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Wierdapark takes early control of Ernie Els Champs

5 August 2019 – Laerskool Wierdapark threw down the gauntlet in the Ernie Els SA Primary School Championship with a commanding performance in the first round at Magalies Park Golf Club on Monday. A total of 15 schools are contesting the ninth edition of the prestigious annual primary school team championship, hosted by four-time Major…

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Vorster pips Senger for Tshwane Junior Open title

PRETORIA, 8 July 2019 – Martin Vorster sealed the Tshwane Junior Open title in stunning fashion after an eagle at the par five 17th gave him the chance to defeat Ayden Senger from Western Province in a sudden-death play-off. Senger set the first round pace on Sunday with a blistering eight-under-par 64 and the Southern…

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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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