Telfer’s eagle putt sends Auburn to NCAA Championship

13 May 2021 – Kaleigh Telfer called three shots: a powerful drive, a 5-iron to the green and an 18-foot eagle putt on the 503-yard, par-5 ninth hole Wednesday at the Louisville Regional to advance No. 9 Auburn to next week’s NCAA Championship in Scottsdale, Arizona. “I knew what the scores were the whole day,”…

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Katitani clinches Augusta glory in play-off

4 April 2021 – Japanese teen Tsubasa Katitani outlasted the field to lift the 2021 Augusta National Women’s Amateur title, while South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer notched a top 22 finish at Augusta National Golf Club this past weekend. The second event had all the elements of the inaugural edition two years ago – passion, sportsmanship and…

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Telfer hitting the high notes in the US

24 December 2020 – GolfRSA Elite Squad member Kaleigh Telfer made her debut in this week’s Arnold Palmer Cup where she joined the cream of the US college crop in the Ryder Cup-style event, co-founded by the legendary Major champion and the Golf Coaches Association of America in 1997. The invitation to compete in this…

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Strong showing from SA’s Telfer in US Women’s Amateur

9 August 2020 – South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer enjoyed a great run in the 120th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship before her maiden bid for glory was thwarted by world number 9 Rose Zhang in Saturday’s quarter-finals. In her first competitive outing since she won her second collegiate title in the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in March, Telfer fired…

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Mistry makes US Match Play with majestic comeback

6 August 2020 – American Rachel Heck walked away with the medallist honours, but it was South Africa’s Kajal Mistry who produced the fireworks in the final round of the stroke play qualifier for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship on Wednesday. Demonstrating the same grit and determination that earned her the rare double in the…

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SA pair debut in U.S. Women’s Amateur

3 August 2020 – Two of South Africa’s top ranked amateurs are making their debut in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship in Maryland today. Kaleigh Telfer – the country’s highest ranked amateur on the world rankings – and Kajal Mistry both qualified for the prestigious event at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, where the typical…

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Team SA has share of pole at Astor Trophy

VICTORIA, Canada (30 August 2019) – The GolfRSA Proteas claimed a share of the lead in the Astor Trophy after an exciting second round tussle against Great Britain & Ireland at the Royal Colwood Golf Club in Victoria on Thursday. The teams were all square after the foursomes. After narrow losses by Caitlyn Macnab and…

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GolfRSA Proteas off to solid start in Canada

VICTORIA, Canada (29 August 2019) – Kaleigh Telfer and Kiera Floyd proved a formidable force on the opening day of the Astor Trophy as they racked up three wins for the GolfRSA Proteas at Royal Colwood Golf Club. Auburn University student Telfer and 14-year-old Floyd routed their Australian opponents 4 & 3 to win South…

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GolfRSA Proteas to star in Astor Trophy

CAPE TOWN, 23 August 2019 – South Africa’s number one ranked Caitlyn Macnab will lead a youthful Protea team in the 2019 Astor Trophy at Royal Colwood Golf Club in Canada from 28 August to 1 September. The Serengeti golfer will line up alongside fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad members Kaylah Williams from Durbanville Golf Club,…

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Mistry and Telfer take on Royal County Down

NEWCASTLE, Ireland (11 June 2019) – Gauteng duo Kajal Mistry and Kaleigh Telfer will tee it up in the Women’s Amateur Championship in Northern Ireland today. The GolfRSA Elite Squad pair will face still competition at Royal County Down in one of the strongest fields ever assembled in the 116-year history of the premier women’s…

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Top 12 for Telfer in Augusta debut

7 April 2019 – South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer closed out a top 12 finish at Augusta National as the world’s top-ranked amateur Jennifer Kupcho from the United States became the first champion of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur on Saturday. Telfer began the inaugural event strong and was third on her own after an opening three-under-par…

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Telfer grinds out spot for Augusta National

5 April 2019 – Tough scoring conditions got the better of South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer in Thursday’s second round of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur, who had to battle her way into the final round field in a sudden-death play-off. The GolfRSA Elite Squad member began moving day in third on three-under, but struggled to…

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Telfer makes dream start in Augusta Amateur

AUGUSTA, Georgia (3 April 2019) – South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer mixed it up with the world’s top ranked amateur and the 2018 SCFA Women’s Amateur Championship runner-up in a dream start at the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur on Wednesday. The GolfRSA Elite Squad member fired four birdies in an opening round of three-under-par 69…

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Telfer set for historic debut in Augusta event

GEORGIA, United States (2 March 2019) – South Africa’s Kaleigh Telfer will share in a historic week for women’s amateur golf when she joins the most promising future stars of the game in the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur today. The annual championship – established by Augusta National Golf Club – features a world-class field…

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Team SA celebrate top 15 with closing salvo in Ireland

Team SA celebrate top 15 with closing salvo in Ireland

MAYNOOTH, Ireland (2 September 2018) – Inspired charges from Caitlyn Macnab and Kaleigh Telfer in the final round of the World Amateur Team Championship in Ireland ensured a strong top 15 finish for South Africa in the 28th Espirito Santo Trophy on Saturday. The United States returned to the winner’s circle for the first time…

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Team SA chasing top 15 at Espirito Santo Trophy

Team SA chasing top 15 at Espirito Santo Trophy

MAYNOOTH, Ireland (1 September 2018) – They promised to make the most of moving day at the World Amateur Team Championships, and thanks to a sublime effort from Caitlyn Macnab and Kaleigh Telfer, Team South Africa will start today’s final round of the Espirito Santo Trophy in joint 20th at Carton House in Ireland. On…

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Team SA looking to go low in Ireland

Team SA looking to go low in Ireland

31 August 2018 – Caitlyn Macnab, Kaleigh Telfer and Kajal Mistry are fired up to make the most of moving day after a much better show in the second round at the World Amateur Team Championship on Thursday. The South Africans posted a team total of 144 at the Montgomerie Course at Carton House and…

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SA trio off to solid start at Espirito in Ireland

Uploaded ToSA trio off to solid start at Espirito in Ireland

30 August 2018 – South African trio Kajal Mistry, Caitlyn Macnab and Kaleigh Telfer tied for 24th at the World Amateur Team Championship as Japan shot to the top of the first round leaderboard in Ireland on Wednesday. A record total of 57 nations teed off at Carton House in County Kildare in the 28th…

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SA trio ready to fire in Ireland

SA trio ready to fire in Ireland

KILDARE, Scotland (28 August 2018) – All eyes in the world of South African amateur golf will be Kajal Mistry, Caitlyn Macnab and Kaleigh Telfer when the GolfRSA trio join a host of international teams for the first round of the Espirito Santo Trophy at Carton House Golf and Spa Resort in Maynooth, Ireland. The…

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Hall, Telfer hold firm in Sanlam SA Amateur charge

10 July 2018 – Casandra Hall and Kaleigh Telfer are still on track for the elusive South African amateur double after making in through to Wednesday’s semi-finals of the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Championship. Both players had two tough matches on Tuesday for a spot in the final four at Umhlali Country Club. Reigning SA…

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