Weber goes wire-to-wire in Nomads SA U-15

10 January 2023 – East London Golf Club’s Ben Weber underlined his undoubted potential by winning the season-opening Nomads SA U-15 Championship at Robertson Golf Club. The 13-year-old led from start to finish in his three-shot victory, carding rounds of 69, 68 and 72 for a 54-hole total of seven under par. It was Weber’s…

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Bennett battles back to win Cape Town Junior Open

12 October 2022 – Former Nomads SA Boys U-17 champion Dan Bennett made a welcome return to the winner’s circle in the Cape Town Junior Open in October. Just a week after finishing runner up in the Ekurhuleni Open, the KwaZulu-Natal golfer went one better and claimed a one-stroke victory in the 54-hole Sunshine Tour…

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Weber goes wire-to-wire in George

12 November 2022 – Border’s Benjamin Weber claimed his second victory of the year when he fired two rounds of 70 to close out a three-shot win in the Dimension Data Junior Open U-15 in George. The 13-year-old, who plays out of East London Golf Club, lifted the Sun City U-15 Challenge title at the…

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SA duo star for Internationals in Junior Presidents Cup

20 September 2022 – South Africa’s star players Yurav Premlall and Aldrich Potgieter performed admirably in the 3rd Junior Presidents Cup, accounting for an impressive four and a half points for the International Team, but it was not enough to stem the charge of the United States, who roared to victory on the back of…

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Van der Merwe claims top 10 in Italy

6 September 2022 – Reigning Nomads SA Boys Under-17 champion Janko van der Merwe continued South Africa’s fine record in the Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship with an eighth-place finish at Golf Club Biella Le Betulle. In the previous 14 editions of the event, South Africa had claimed the ‘Teodoro Soldati Trophy’ on three occasions,…

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Meet GolfRSA’s No 1 Junior Keagan Crosbie

9 September 2022 – Gauteng North’s Keagan Crosbie shot to the top of the GolfRSA Junior U-19 Rankings in September when he claimed his second Nomads title in a row in the Nomads North and South Championship at Pecanwood Golf & Country Club. The Centurion Country Club junior started the final round a stroke off…

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Potgieter & Premlall heading to Junior Presidents Cup

26 August 2022 – Reigning British Amateur champion Aldrich Potgieter and GolfRSA No 1 Yurav Premlall will be teeing it up for the International Team in the 2022 Junior Presidents Cup in the United States this September. The Presidents Cup and American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) unveiled the top 10 Team Standings for the third…

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Selborne soars at Ernie Els Primary School Champs

12 August 2022 – East London’s Selborne Primary soared to victory in the 2022 Ernie Els Primary Schools Championship at Oubaai Golf Club this August. With three scores to count, the team of Benjamin Weber, Blake Horsely, Thomas Lyon and Jake Weber combined for a score of 22-over-par 454 over 36 holes to win by…

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Verster conquers Friends of Engelberg, hosted by Anna

12 August 2022 – Pinnacle Point’s Ivan Verster blew the competition away with a remarkable final round of eight-under-par 64 to win the Friends of Engelberg Championship hosted by Anna by eight strokes. The Louis Oosthuizen Academy member shot rounds of 72, 67 and 64 at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate to finish at 13-under-par…

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Paul Roos dominates SA High School Champs

12 August 2022 – The youthful team from Paul Roos Gymnasium celebrated their first victory in the SA High School Championship this August, edging out the cream of high school golf in South Africa for the title at Humewood Golf Club. A total of 23 teams from 22 tertiary education institutions teed it up in…

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Fearless Venter crowned Nomads SA Girls champion

A perfect draw. That’s the shot Gabbi Venter needed to gain the advantage on Sam Whateley at the first play-off hole. And that’s the shot she executed. So well, in fact, that the Free State junior nearly won the Nomads SA Girls Championship with an albatross. Everyone who has competed at the Gary Player Country…

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Jacobs eagles his way to Nedbank Junior title

4 May 2022 – Stefan Jacobs soared to a three-shot victory in the Nedbank Junior Challenge, thanks to two sensational front-nine eagles at the Gary Player Country Club that helped the Randpark junior hold off a charging Aldrich Potgieter. Potgieter has been on a sublime run of form over the past few months, having racked…

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Newman tames Gowrie to claim Nomads U15 Champs

31 March 2022 – GolfRSA’s top-ranked Bryan Newman lived up to his billing as pre-tournament favourite when he added the Nomads Gowrie Farm SA Under-15 Challenge title to his blossoming golfing CV. Four months ago, the Pecanwood junior capped a fantastic 2021 season and celebrated his 14th birthday with a national breakthrough when he raced…

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Floyd ready to soar to new heights

Golf RSA | Kiera Floyd | Floyd ready to soar to new heights

7 February 2022 – Inspired by her former provincial teammate Nadia van der Westhuizen’s maiden Sunshine Ladies Tour win, Ekurhuleni teenager Kiera Floyd will be gunning for the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship title in Tuesday’s final round at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. Floyd fired a second consecutive round of 71, this…

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Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Samantha Whateley

Golf RSA | Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Samantha Whateley

13 January 2022 – Samantha Whateley trended towards a third provincial win throughout 2021 and the moment finally arrived when she defended her KZNLGA Nomads Junior Girls Championship title in December. Not only did her staggering 12-shot victory in the season-ending event at Umhlali Country Club cap a brilliant season for the GolfRSA National Squad…

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Just rewards for Joshua

Golf RSA | Just rewards for Joshua

13 January 2022 – Joshua Koekemoer got the win he has been trending towards for the past two seasons when he wrapped up the Nomads Inland Order of Merit event at Benoni Country Club in fine style. The Silver Lakes junior, now ranked fourth in the South African Under-19 rankings, powered to a four-shot victory…

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Deltel pips Gunther for Selborne success

Golf RSA | Deltel pips Gunther for Selborne success

13 January 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad member Jaden Deltel captured his first under-19 title when he defeated Pascal Gunther in a play-off to win the Papwa Sewgolum Cup in association with Nomads at Selborne Golf Club this January. The 17-year-old Gauteng junior fired a final round 70 to set the clubhouse target at three-under-par…

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The Dian Kruger effect

Golf RSA | The Dian Kruger effect

13 January 2022 – Centurion Country Club’s Dian Kruger jumped up to No 1 in the Under-15 rankings when he won his maiden national title, the Nomads SA Under-15 Championship, in wire-to-wire fashion at Benoni Lake Golf Club this January. The 14-year-old, who had announced himself on the scene with a tie-fourth finish in December’s…

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Newman caps 2021 at No 1 with maiden win

Golf RSA | Bryan Newman | Newman caps 2021 at no 1 with maiden win

22 December 2021 – Bryan Newman confirmed his status as the No 1-ranked U-15 golfer in the country when he completed a six-shot victory in the Joburg Under-15 Junior at Glenvista Country Club in December. Just a few days ahead of his 14th birthday, the Pecanwood junior fired rounds of 70 and 72 to claim…

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Emotional win for Ekurhuleni in U13 Champs

Golf RSA | Emotional win for Ekurhuleni in U13 Champs

7 October 2021 – Ekurhuleni held on for a popular home win in the Nomads SA Under-13 Championship, edging Border by seven strokes at ERPM Golf Club. Team manager Helgaard Coetzee dedicated the victory to late South African Golf Association president Martin Saaiman, who passed away in August. “Martin was a former president of the…

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