This November, we shine the spotlight on one of GolfRSA’s rising stars Tebogo Lefifi. Having joined the South African Golf Development Board programme as an eight-year-old, the Lyndhurst junior rose through the ranks under the watchful eye of Gauteng regional manager Andy Ostle. “Tebobo caught the eye of the executive at Ladies Golf Gauteng and…

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20 March 2019 – Kajal Mistry slept on the lead for two straight nights and on Tuesday, she finished the job to lift the South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship trophy for a second time. And Mistry was not the only one to reach the winner’s circle in wire-to-wire style. Western Province rising star…

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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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4 April 2019 – Zethu Myeki, Sarah Bouch and Larissa du Preez dovetailed brilliantly over 54 holes to capture South Africa’s seventh successive Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy victory with a wire-to-wire performance in Eswatini. GolfRSA Elite Squad members Myeki and Bouch combined for an eight-over 150 in Thursday’s final round at the Nkonyeni Lodge and…

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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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1 March 2019 – GolfRSA Elite Squad player Zethu Myeki, fellow Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation member Larissa du Preez and Sarah Bouch will start South Africa’s title defence in the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) in Eswatini on Tuesday. The prestigious Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy events are held biennially in West Africa, Southern Africa,…

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16 March 2019 – The GolfRSA Boys and Girls secured their berths in the field for the 2019 Toyota Junior World Cup in Japan with resounding victories in the Boys and Girls Competitions of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana on Friday. The GolfRSA Girls successfully defended their title for a third successive year,…

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13 February 2019 – Extraordinary talent is not the only thing that sets champions apart from the rest of the competition. It is the ability to follow a plan with discipline and sticking to it with tenacious commitment and perseverance. These are the attributes that set 14-year-old Kiera Floyd from Benoni on a winning path…

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KOLKATA, India (30 November 2018) – One of the two South African juniors competing in the 2018 IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship will start Saturday’s semi-final round at the Tollygunge Club golf course in India, but the spot came at a heavy cost. Kaiyuree Moodley and Kaylah Williams advanced to the quarter-finals, but had…

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Province throws down the gauntlet at Devonvale

STELLENBOSCH, 2 October 2018 – Western Province made a winning start to their title defence in the 58th SA Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship with a convincing performance in Tuesday’s Seeding Round. The morning foursomes teed off in little more than a gentle breeze at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate. Kelly Erasmus and Zayb Fredericks combined for…

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Son set for Duke of York Young Champions

SCOTLAND, 17 September 2018 – Woo-Ju Son, one of South Africa’s brightest golf prospects, will fly the flag for South Africa in the prestigious Duke of York Young Champions at the Castle Stuart Golf Links from 18-20 September. South Africa’s top ranked junior travelled to Scotland with Womens Golf South Africa president Sally Greasley where…

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Moodley and Stevens heading to 2018 Youth Olympics

2 September 2018 – GolfRSA is proud to announce that Gauteng juniors Kaiyuree Moodley and Cole Stevens were named by the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) to the South African Team heading to Argentina in October for the third Youth Olympic Games. Team South Africa will be represented in 19 different sports…

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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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SA trio sweeps to 14th AACT victory in Ghana

1 September 2018 – South African trio Zethu Myeki, Casandra Hall and Lenanda van der Watt swept to a record 13th victory for the country in the 13th edition of the All-Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) in Accra, Ghana on Friday. The international field in the biennial showpiece, supported by the R&A, were severely tested by…

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SA trio primed for All-Africa Challenge Trophy

21 August 2018 – Zethu Myeki will spearhead South Africa’s title defence in the prestigious All-Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) alongside new caps Casandra Hall and Lenanda van der Watt in Ghana at the end of August. With the exception of 2006, South Africa has won every other edition of the highly-esteemed team championship, supported by…

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Macnab & Mistry cruise into Match Play in Ireland

16 August 2018 – South Africa’s Caitlyn Macnab produced the lowest round in the 36-hole stroke play qualifier to reach the match play stage in the 90th Girls British Open Amateur on Wednesday alongside GolfRSA Elite Squad team-mate Kajal Mistry in their championship debut at Ardglass Golf Club in Ireland. Sweden’s Ingrid Lindblad won the…

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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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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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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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5 July 2018 – The country’s leading top amateurs will be heading for the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast to contest the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Championship at Umhlali Country Club from 8-11 July. This year’s field feature all the amateurs dominating Womens Golf South Africa’s open and junior Rankings, but several former stars currently on college…

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