Jarvis leads the chasers in African Amateur

9 February 2021 – Local favourite Casey Jarvis gave the Ekurhuleni golf fans plenty to cheer about as he moved into the outright lead at Glendower Golf Club on day two of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The reigning SA Amateur champion was composure personified as he bettered his opening round 71 with a…

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Amateur glory beckons at 110th SA Open

2 December 2020 – Eight amateurs will peg the ball up on day one of the 110th South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club this week. For most South African amateurs, competing in the SA Open alongside top professionals from across the world, the SA Open is the Holy Grail; the pinnacle…

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Cream of amateur crop named for SA Open

October 2020 – Five of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents will join the star-studded field in the South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club from 3-6 December. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) announced on Tuesday the amateur quintet exempt for qualifying in the R19.5 million tournament, supported by Nedbank and…

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SAGA announces amateur line-up for 2020 SA Open

25 November 2018 – The South African Open Championship has always enjoyed a rich history of amateur participation and the 2020 tournament at Randpark Golf Club from 9-12 January will once again feature six of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents. “Jayden Schaper, our current number one, will spearhead the challenge at Randpark alongside Casey…

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Filippi and De Beer close out top 20s in Argentina

10 November 2019 – South Africa’s Luca Filippi and Kyle de Beer both signed off with top 20 finishes in the Argentina Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Saturday. Just a fews days after the GolfRSA Proteas claimed a top four finish in the team competition at the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup to keep South Africa’s…

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GolfRSA Proteas on the move abroad

9 November 2019 – While the GolfRSA Proteas made positive strides in the Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship in Texas, fellow South African Kyle de Beer broke into the top 25 in the Argentine Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Friday. The South African team finished in joint 12th on 12-under alongside Chinese Taipei when action…

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Filippi within striking distance in Argentina

8 November 2019 – Western Province golfer Luca Filippi will start moving day at the Estancias Golf Club within three shots of 36-hole leader Aram Yenidjeian in the Argentine Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The 17-year-old Argentine junior tops the leaderboard in the world’s sixth oldest Amateur championship on seven-under after carding rounds of 70 and…

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Top 4 for GolfRSA Proteas at Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup

4 November 2019 – GolfRSA Proteas Luca Filippi and Kyle de Beer continued South Africa’s proud record in the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup with a top four finish in Argentina on Sunday. Abel Gallegos and Andres Schonbaum gave the local fans plenty to cheer about at the Los Lagartos Country Club when the pair edged…

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SA pair inch closer in Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup

2 November 2019 – GolfRSA Proteas Kyle de Beer and Luca Filippi inched within striking distance of Argentina and Brazil in the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup in Argentina with a solid effort in Friday’s second round. Local favourites Abel Gallegos and Andres Schonbaum carded one-over-par 143 on day two at Los Lagartos Country Club to…

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GolfRSA Proteas make battling start in Argentina

31 October 2019 – GolfRSA Proteas Kyle de Beer and Luca Filippi were upbeat despite a frustrating start in Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup in Argentina on Thursday. While Andrey Borges from Brazil fired seven birdies for a six-under-par 65 to open up a three-shot lead, the South African pair struggled in the 3-club swirling wind that…

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Filippi and De Beer geared for Argentine challenge

29 October 2019 – GolfRSA Proteas Luca Filippi and Kyle de Beer have arrived in Argentina ready to stake another strong performance for South Africa in two top international events this November. South Africa’s proud history in the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup team competition dates back to 1999, when former Masters champion Trevor Immelman and…

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GolfRSA Proteas continue All Africa record in Mauritius

14 October 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas returned home on Monday, having successfully defended the country’s proud record in the All Africa Golf Team Championship with a captivating performance in Mauritius. South Africa won the inaugural biennial event in 2001 and consequently triumphed in Botswana (2003), Uganda (2005), Namibia (2007), Egypt (2011), Swaziland (2013), Kenya…

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SA off to solid start in ACCT title defence in Mauritius

10 October 2019 – They didn’t quite hit the target they set for the team on day one, but the GolfRSA Proteas  were happy enough to kick off their All Africa Golf Team Championship title defence in Mauritius with a two-shot lead on Thursday. Jayden Schaper and Martin Vorster both carded one-over-par rounds of 73,…

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De Beer and Duminy capped for South Africa

9 September 2019 – The South African Golf Association has named six GolfRSA National Squad members to fly the flag for South Africa in four prestigious international events coming up in October and November. “We currently have an amazing depth of talent in our amateur pool in South Africa and this leaves us in the incredibly…

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GolfRSA welcomes three new caps to National Squad

“We are excited to welcome Kyle de Beer from Eastern Province, Tyran Snyders from Western Province and Gauteng North’s Christiaan Maas into the fold,” said GolfRSA CEO Grant Hepburn. “We work closely with the South African Golf Association Talent Development and Management Committee and these three players have been on our radar for a considerable…

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De Beer drives to new heights

7 August 2019 – The sun has risen dramatically over Kyle de Beer’s golf career in the last 12 months and his emergent dominance was punctuated by a seven-shot stroke victory in the Border Stroke Play in July that shot the Port Elizabeth golfer to fourth in the GolfRSA Open Amateur Rankings. A little digging into…

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De Beer drives to top five in Brabazon Trophy

LEEDS, England (2 June 2019) – Eastern Province golfer Kyle de Beer sealed a top five finish in the Brabazon Trophy, while GolfRSA National Squad member Wilco Nienaber closed out a top 30 finish in the English Men’s Open Amateur Championship on Sunday. After earlier rounds of 75 and 71, De Beer surged into the…

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Filippi flying at Brabazon Trophy

LEEDS, England (1 June 2019) – Luca Filippi made huge strides on moving day in the English Men’s Open Amateur Championship to join the chase for the Brabazon Trophy with one round left at the Alwoodley Golf Club. The GolfRSA National Squad member fired a five-under-par 66 to surge upwards and finish seventh on his own on…

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