Schaper sprints to African Amateur lead

Golf RSA | 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

Golf RSA | 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

Golf RSA | 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

Golf RSA | 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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Golfing Galant brothers dominate in Rondebosch

It was a proud day for the Galant family of Belhar as teen brothers Tristan and Jaydon dominated the u19 and u13 divisions respectively of the prestigious Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series tournament at Rondebosch Golf Club on Tuesday 11 December 2018. Tristan, who recently turned 17, bookended his round with a birdie on the…

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Introducing SA Rising Star Kiera Floyd

Ekurhuleni golfer Kiera Floyd made junior golf history when she beat a predominantly male field at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club with a seven-under 65 at the East Course to become the first female champion on the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series last year. Just 13 at the time, the Ebotse junior was equally…

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Mweli dominates opening day at Junior Deaf Inter-Provincial

Thembelani Mweli seized a commanding four-point lead after round one of the 2018 Canon South Africa Deaf Junior Inter-Provincial Tournament at Magalies Park Golf Club (GC) on Tuesday. With three spots in the 2019 Canon SA Disabled Golf Open up for grabs, it was all to play for in the 27-hole event. For many of…

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Nash and Rorisang do battle in thriller at the Wanderers

Nash and Rorisang do battle in thriller at the Wanderers

Nash de Klerk claimed the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series title after chipping in for birdie to see off the challenge of his good friend and interprovincial team mate Rorisang Nkosi, as two of South Africa’s brightest young golfing talents shot matching 69s and then produced a thrilling four hole play-off at the Wanderers Golf…

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A Quick 18 with Jaden Deltel

A Quick 18 with Jaden Deltel

The Quick 18 series shines the spotlight on 13-year-old Jaden Deltel from Central Gauteng. Jaden took up the game at the age of nine, but played all his golf on a nine-hole course and when the Deltel family moved to South Africa from the Seychelles Islands, the world was his oyster. Jaden’s progress in a…

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Macnab makes top 16 in Girls British Amateur

Macnab makes top 16 in Girls British Amateur

17 August 2018 – Caitlyn Macnab will start today’s third round in the 90th Girls British Open Amateur with GolfRSA Elite Squad team-mate Kajal Mistry in support after she claimed two decisive victories at Ardglass Golf Club in Ireland on Thursday. Macnab was in magnificent form in the first two rounds of the match stage…

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SA pair in pursuit at Girls British Open

15 August 2018 – GolfRSA Elite Squad players Kajal Mistry and Caitlyn Macnab will try to hunt down the trio of players that head a tightly packed leaderboard in today’s second round of the Girls British Open Amateur Championship at Ardglass Golf Club. Lizzy Peeters from the Netherlands, Mathilde Claisse from France and Sweden’s Ingrid…

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SA juniors set to start British Open challenge in Ireland

13 August 2018 – South African juniors Kajal Mistry and Caitlyn Macnab primed to start the 2018 Girls’ British Open Amateur Championship, which tees off at Ardglass Golf Club in County Down, Ireland on Tuesday. The GolfRSA Elite Squad pair will line up in a field of 144 players from 24 countries in the 36-hole…

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SA juniors set to strike in Italy

27 July 2018 – Five of the country’s most promising young talents will travel to Europe in early September to represent South Africa in the 12th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) named Martin Vorster, Yurav Premlall, Casey Jarvis, Samuel Simpson and Kian Rose to fly the national flag in…

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Vorster goes wire-to-wire in The Junior Open

19 July 2018 – Southern Cape teenager Martin Vorster banished his demons when he completed a wire-to-wire victory to become the first South African champion of The Junior Open Championship at St Andrews on Wednesday. Vorster hit a few speedbumps along the way in the final round at the Eden Course, but the 16-year-old GolfRSA…

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Red-hot Jarvis enjoys Nomads SA Boys bliss

6 July 2018 – Winning multiple Nomads SA Boys Championships is a rare feat. In fact, only one junior has managed to win all four SA Boys titles in South African golf history. Jayden Schaper achieved this exceptional accomplishment with his double triumph in the Under-19 Championship at Langebaan Country Club last year. Now GolfRSA…

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Two share lead as Stevens chases in Middelburg

5 July 2018 – Martin Vorster from Southern Cape and Ekurhuleni’s Ryan van Velzen will go into the final round of the 2018 Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship neck and neck on seven under par after a roller-coaster second round on Thursday. The duo had fluctuating fortunes as the wind got up in at Middelburg…

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Simpson lays down marker at SA Boys

4 July 2018 – Rising Western Province star Samuel Simpson threw down the gauntlet in the first round of the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship when he blew away the rest of the field with a red-hot seven-under 65 at Middelburg Country Club on Wednesday. Simpson has been making noise on the junior circuit since…

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SA Juniors make fast start at Pinehurst

3 July 2018 – South African juniors Deon Germishuys and Nikhil Gopal are in a great position heading into today’s second round of the Junior North and South after an impressive start on day one of the prestigious event at Pinehurst Resort on Monday. The Bridge Fund Manager Junior Series finalists coped well with the…

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Bridge Fund Juniors make impressive start in USA

2 July 2018 – Deon Germishuys and Nikhil Gopal will start the Junior North and South Championship in North Carolina buoyed by a one-two finish on the Tarheel Junior Tour in the United States last week. Continuing GolfRSA’s recent success on the international stage, Germishuys from Western Province claimed a six stroke victory on eight-under…

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Lamprecht takes the crown at Kingswood

29 June 2018 – Christo Lamprecht showed some serious big match temperament to come up trumps in the 2018 Dimension Data Junior Open at Kingswood Golf Estate on Friday. The Southern Cape junior became the first player to lift the same title twice when he defeated fellow GolfRSA National Squad player Martin Vorster by one…

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