GolfRSA Girls shine in Scotland

Golf RSA | 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

Golf RSA | 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

Golf RSA | 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

Golf RSA | 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

Golf RSA | 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

Golf RSA | 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

Golf RSA | 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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Floyd fires into Nomads SA Girls lead

Golf RSA | Floyd fires into Nomads SA Girls lead

ORKNEY, 1 July 2019 – Every bit of experience gained, whether it’s good or bad, is priceless and on a blustery day at Orkney Golf Club, 14-year-old Kiera Floyd from Benoni drew on every drop of experience gained in her short career to power her way into the second round lead in the Nomads SA…

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Open season at Nomads SA Boys U-17 Champs

Golf RSA | Open season at Nomads SA Boys U-17 Champs

ST FRANCIS BAY, 1 July 2019 – South Africa’s number two ranked junior golfer Casey Jarvis made a strong case for a Nomads SA Boys U-17 Championship double this week with a runner-up finish in the curtain-raiser at St Francis Links last Friday. As soon as he arrived home after helping the GolfRSA Junior Proteas…

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Cat nabs share of Nomads SA Girls lead

Golf RSA | Cat nabs share of Nomads SA Girls lead

ORKNEY, 30 June 2019 – South Africa’s top ranked junior Caitlyn Macnab defied the lingering effects of swine flu to force a three-way tie for the lead in the opening round of the Nomads SA Girls Championship on Sunday. Determined not to wear the bridesmaid tag again this year, the Serengeti golfer teed it up…

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Maas, De Aubreu set early pace at Fancourt

Golf RSA | Maas, De Aubreu set early pace at Fancourt

GEORGE, 23 June 2019 – A bogey-free four-under 68 catapulted Christiaan Maas to the top of the standings in the Dimension Data Junior Open, while Fabrizio de Aubreu surged to a two-shot lead in the Under-15 Challenge at Fancourt on Sunday. Both courses took a heavy beating with substantial downpours on Friday and Saturday, which…

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GolfRSA Boys seal record World Cup win

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Boys seal record World Cup win

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (June 21, 2019) – Eighteen years after Major winner Louis Oosthuizen won the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup with Masters champion Charl Schwartzel, Albert Kruger and Christian Ries, two protégées from his Junior Golf Academy – Martin Vorster and Christo Lamprecht – did the Open champion proud with a record-breaking victory for…

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GolfRSA Boys hit the front in Japan

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Boys hit the front in Japan

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (June 19, 2019) – Sam Simpson and East of Ireland champions Martin Vorster and Christo Lamprecht catapulted South Africa into the lead at the halfway mark of the 27th Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, supported by Jal, in Japan. The GolfRSA Boys became the first team in more than a decade to…

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GolfRSA Junior quartet make steady start in Jakarta

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Junior quartet make steady start in Jakarta

JAKARTA, Indonesia (21 May 2019) – Megan Streicher and Kieron van Wyk got off to a strong start in the ATI Ciputra Golfpreneur Junior World 2019, presented by AKI at the Damai Indah Golf & Country Club in Indonesia on Tuesday. In fact, all four South African juniors competing in Jakarta are well-placed in the…

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Debut delight for Wilsenach at SA U-15 Challenge

Golf RSA | Debut delight for Wilsenach at SA U-15 Challenge

29 March 2019 – Kempton Park junior golfer Jonathan Wilsenach captured his first national title in stunning fashion after a final round 76 gave him the chance to defeat Jordan Wessels in a play-off for the Gowrie SA Under-15 Challenge title on Wednesday. The 14-year-old Ekurhuleni junior beat Wessels with a par at the first…

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Williams claims dramatic Nomads Rose Bowl victory

Golf RSA | Williams claims dramatic Nomads Rose Bowl victory

26 March 2019 – South African number one Kaylah Williams lifted the prestigious Nomads SA Girl’s Rose Bowl Championship trophy after she edged out overnight leader Caitlyn Macnab in a pressure-packed final round at Langebaan Golf and Sports Club on Tuesday. The Western Province junior carded a two-under-par 70 in the final round to close…

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Macnab on the move in Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl

Golf RSA | Macnab on the move in Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl

25 March 2019 – Womens Golf South Africa’s golf development programme certainly lived up to its billing as the six juniors in its GolfRSA Elite Squad stormed through the field to grab the six leading positions in the Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship on Monday. The first round at the Langebaan Golf and Sports…

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Snyders strides clear at Nomads SA Boys in Bay

Golf RSA | Snyders strides clear at Nomads SA Boys in Bay

25 March 2019 – Tyran Snyders from Western Province made a statement of intent with an opening five-under-par 67 to lead the first round of the Nomads SA Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship at Humewood Golf Club on Monday. Only nine players managed to break par on the opening day when the 128-strong starting field…

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Gavagnin grabs lead at Gowrie SA Challenge

Golf RSA | Gavagnin grabs lead at Gowrie SA Challenge

25 March 2019 – North West junior Luc Gavagnin laid down an early marker in the fourth Gowrie SA Under-15 Challenge when he surged into the first round lead on Monday. The 14-year-old Pecanwood golfer fired a three-under-par 68 to set the opening mark at Gowrie Farm Golf Estate. Gavagnin overturned a bogey start and…

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Double joy for GolfRSA at AAJGC

Golf RSA | Double joy for GolfRSA at AAJGC

16 March 2019 – The GolfRSA Boys and Girls secured their berths in the field for the 2019 Toyota Junior World Cup in Japan with resounding victories in the Boys and Girls Competitions of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana on Friday. The GolfRSA Girls successfully defended their title for a third successive year,…

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