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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Potgieter edges Bhana for Dimension Data triumph

12 October 2022 – Reigning Amateur champion Aldrich Potgieter gave himself the perfect going-away present when he captured the Dimension Data Junior Open U-19 title, beating fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Amilkar Bhana in a playoff. Potgieter returns to Australia next week play in the WA Open on the professional PGA of Australasia Tour, and…

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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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Lions power to Nomads U-13 Teams victory

12 October 2022 – Central Gauteng ran away with the Nomads SA Under-13 Stroke Play Championship title, finishing a distant 27 strokes clear of runners up North West at Maccauvlei Golf Club. Although the final round was a bit of a battle, Chad Stanton, Syan Ramchander, Morne Steyn, Schalk van Ettinger, Andrew Erasmus and Matthew…

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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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SA juniors named for Reply Italian U-16 challenge

16 August 2022 – Reigning Nomads SA Boys U-17 champion Janko van der Merwe and compatriots Fabrizio de Abreu, Marno Lange and Johndre Ludick have received a tremendous opportunity to gain international experience in the upcoming Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship. The GolfRSA National Squad trio and Ludick – a member of the South African…

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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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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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Record-setting Potgieter impresses with Nomads SA Boys win

31 March 2022 – Aldrich Potgieter rewrote the record books with a stunning 20-shot victory in the Nomads South African Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship at Royal Cape Golf Club. Three weeks after winning the Nomads South African Junior International, the 17-year-old from Pinnacle Point put together rounds of 69, 66, 66 and 65 in…

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Trio of young champions crowned at Sun City

25 March 2022 – Stephanie Barbaglia, Lea van der Merwe and Zoey Rhoda celebrated a victorious campaign in the 2022 Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl presented by Sun International at Sun City this March. Barbaglia broke through to claim a first national victory in a tightly-fought contest in the A-Division and reigning SA Women’s Stroke…

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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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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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Cubitt doubles it with Tshwane Junior Open win

Golf RSA | Cubitt double it with Tshwane Junior open win

Jack Cubitt won his second GolfRSA tournament of the year when he held on for a two-stroke win over SA No 1-ranked amateur Christiaan Maas and Nico Booysens in the Tshwane Junior Open at Silver Lakes Country Club. What should have been a comfortable to march to victory ended up being a lot closer than…

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Steady Strooh takes Nomads SA Boys U-19 Champs crown

Golf RSA | Steady Strooh takes Nomads SA Boys U-19 Champs crown

1 May 2021 – Hannes Strooh defeated Daniel Bennett 1-up in a thrilling 36-hole final to lift the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Match Play Championship title at Waterkloof Golf Club on Saturday. The Krugersdorp golfer fired rounds of 70, 73, 72 and 70 in the Stroke Play Qualifier to make the field for the Match…

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