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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GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Kesha Louw

For the final segment of our 2020 GolfRSA Rising Star Series, we headed to Border to get to know one of our new GolfRSA Womens Golf South Africa Talent Identification squad members, Kesha Louw. A sports fanatic, this 13-year-old firecracker has earned junior provincial colours in tennis, hockey and golf and last year, she rewrote…

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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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Bridge Junior Series winners heading to Pinehurst

13 April 2019 – Casey Jarvis and Tyran Snyders will be heading to the Junior North and South Championship at Pinehurst Resort in the United States in early July after winning the respective North and South Regjonal Finals of the 2019 Bridge Fund Managers Junior Golf Series this April. Victory came with all expenses paid trips from Bridge Fund…

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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

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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Wilsenach edges clear of Gowrie Farm field

26 March 2019 – Jonathan Wilsenach from Ekurhuleni has a golden opportunity to close out his first national victory on the GolfRSA junior circuit after taking the lead in the Gowrie SA Under-15 Challenge in Tuesday’s second round. The Kempton Park golfer overcame a six shot overnight deficit with one-under-par 70 at Gowrie Farm Golf…

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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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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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GolfRSA Teams in pound seats at All-Africa Junior

14 March 2019 – Both GolfRSA Girls and Boys Teams continued to improve in their title defence campaigns in Thursday’s third round of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana. The GolfRSA Boys fired a tournament low 20-under-par 196 at Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort to lead the Boys Competition with a 54-hole total of…

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GolfRSA Teams shine in Botswana

13 March 2019 – The GolfRSA Girls and Boys teams strengthened their leading positions with another superb effort in round two of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana on Wednesday. The GolfRSA Girls team produced an eight-under par total of eight-under 138 at Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort, while the GolfRSA Boys combined for…

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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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Fearless Floyd sets winning course in 2019

13 February 2019 – Extraordinary talent is not the only thing that sets champions apart from the rest of the competition. It is the ability to follow a plan with discipline and sticking to it with tenacious commitment and perseverance. These are the attributes that set 14-year-old Kiera Floyd from Benoni on a winning path…

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GolfRSA Juniors keep control in Africa Amateur

13 February 2019 – The GolfRSA Juniors will hunt successive victories when they start today’s final round of the Team Competition at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship with a commanding lead at Leopard Creek. New cap Sam Simpson, Jayden Schaper and Christo Lamprecht combined for a 10-under 206 total in round two to keep the…

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Higgo heads log-jam at Leopard Creek

12 February 2019 – Garrick Higgo carded a five under second round 67 at Leopard Creek Golf Club to surge to the top of a packed leaderboard and set up an exciting third round at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Tuesday. The Boland golfer moved to seven-under, courtesy of an almost flawless performance,…

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GolfRSA Juniors set pace at Leopard Creek

12 February 2019 – The GolfRSA Juniors picked up where they left off last year and made the perfect start to their title defence in the 54-hole Team Competition of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Monday. On a day when only five players managed to break par at the magnificent Leopard Creek, Jayden…

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Schaper sprints to African Amateur lead

11 February 2019 – South Africa’s number one junior Jayden Schaper showed some serious big match temperament to surge to the top of the leaderboard on day one of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek Golf Club on Monday. Schaper brought some hot form to the African Swing opener in Mpumalanga and…

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Historic win for teen Jarvis on IGT Challenge Tour

6 February 2019 – State Mines amateur Casey Jarvis is becoming used to making history. The first South African to win the English Boys Under-14 Open Amateur Stroke Play in 2017. The youngest player to lift the Ekurhuleni Open trophy last October. And now – at 15 years, seven months and 22 days – the…

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Cat nabs the first trophy in 2019

6 February 2019 – Two of South Africa’s most exciting young golfing prospects made an early statement in this year’s battle for supremacy on the women’s amateur circuit in the 2019 season’s curtain-raiser at Humewood Golf Club. In a thrilling climax to the 50-year celebration of Eastern Province Women’s Golf, Caitlyn Macnab and Jordan Rothman…

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All-Africa Junior team announced

4 February 2019 – The South African Golf Association (SAGA) has tasked GolfRSA National Squad members Martin Vorster, Christo Lamprecht and Casey Jarvis, and Sam Simpson to chase a 21st consecutive victory for South Africa in the prestigious All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana in March. The winning team and the runners-up of the Africa…

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