Jarvis conquers Leopard Creek for African Amateur double

Golf RSA | Jarvis conquers Leopard Creek for African Amateur double

17 February 2022 – Casey Jarvis continued his record-setting habit when he became the first back-to-back winner of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship with a four-stroke win over fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Yurav Premlall on Thursday. However, unlike the forceful style with which he reeled in the SA Amateur and SA Stroke Play…

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Team South Africa triumphs in African Amateur

Golf RSA | Team South Africa triumphs in African Amateur

16 February 2022 – Casey Jarvis, Jordan Duminy and new caps Christiaan Maas and Christiaan Burke celebrated an emphatic victory on seven under par in the Team Competition at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek on Wednesday. The Team Competition is played concurrently with the first three rounds of the stroke play…

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Jarvis builds four-shot barrier at Leopard Creek

Golf RSA | Jarvis builds four shot barrier at Leopard Creek

16 February 2022 – Casey Jarvis continued to stamp his dominance on the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship after a brilliant third round of four-under-par 68 that saw him race clear of chasing pack with 18 holes to play at Leopard Creek Golf Club on Wednesday. The defending champion began the day on nine under…

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Jarvis jumps to the front at Leopard Creek

Golf RSA | Jarvis jumps to the front at Leopard Creek

15 February 2022 – It took him a few years to work out that patience pays at Leopard Creek, and that’s the recipe for success Casey Jarvis applied to step up his title defence in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship in Tuesday’s second round. The GolfRSA National Squad member fired nine birdies, including four…

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Teams named for African Amateur

Golf RSA | Teams named for African Amateur

21 January 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad members Christiaan Burke and Daniel Bennett, as well as Pascal Gunther, Hannes Strooh and Joshua Koekemoer will make their debut for South Africa in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at the magnificent Leopard Creek next month. The quintet has been named to the GolfRSA Senior and Junior…

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2021 African Amateur moves to Glendower

Golf RSA | 2021 African Amateur moves to Glendower

5 January 2021 – GolfRSA announced today that the sixth edition of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship will move from Leopard Creek to Glendower Golf Club. The prestigious 72-hole tournament remains in the same time slot from 8-11 February. “Due to the escalating numbers during this second wave of Covid-19 and the subsequent increasing…

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Jarvis gets Alfred Dunhill Championship nod

Golf RSA | Jarvis gets Alfred Dunhill Championship nod

30 October 2020 – South Africa’s leading amateur Casey Jarvis will be rubbing shoulders with the cream of the Sunshine Tour and European Tour after the GolfRSA National Squad member received an invitation to tee it up in the prestigious Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek. The R29-million event will be played from 26-29 November,…

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Vorster edges Huggins for African Amateur success

Golf RSA | Vorster edges Huggins for African Amateur success

6 February 2020 – South African teenager Martin Vorster was born for the big moments. On Thursday the 18-year-old Southern Cape golfer boxed a 30-footer for eagle in the final hole of regulation play to force a play-off, then wore down his opponent in the fourth hole of the sudden-death shoot-out to win the African…

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Team South Africa triumphant at African Amateur

Golf RSA | Team South Africa triumphant at African Amateur

5 February 2020 – Team South Africa stormed through the half-gap given them by Team South Africa Juniors on Wednesday to race to a five-stroke victory in the Team Competition of the Africa Amateur Stroke Play Championship being played at Leopard Creek Country Club. Together with England, Kyle de Beer’s men – Martin Vorster, Casey…

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Unflappable Van Velzen still on top in African Amateur

Golf RSA | Unflappable Van Velzen still on top in African Amateur

4 February 2020 – Benoni junior Ryan van Velzen finished a yawning seven shots ahead of reigning Amateur champion James Sugrue from Ireland and compatriot Martin Vorster at the 36-hole mark of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The 18-year-old eagled the 18th at Leopard Creek for a second day in a row to post…

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GolfRSA Proteas Teams named for African Amateur Championship

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Proteas Teams named for African Amateur Championship

15 December 2019 – Four of the country’s five Junior Presidents Cup representatives and three new junior caps will be representing South Africa in the fifth African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at the magnificent Leopard Creek from 3-6 February 2020. South Africa’s number one ranked amateur Jayden Schaper teed it up in the Junior Presidents…

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Steenberg pair claims Cape of Good Hope Wine Series title

Golf RSA | Duminy revels in double victories at Clovelly

Dudley Annenburg, a 21-handicapper from Steenberg Golf Club in Cape Town, held his nerve on the daunting 18th hole at Leopard Creek Golf Club to lead his team to the inaugural Cape of Good Hope Wine Series title. Annenburg and his Betterball partner Michael da Silva (2) started the final day a single point behind…

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Walker extends Scottish legacy in African Amateur

Golf RSA | Walker extends Scottish legacy in African Amateur

14 February 2019 – It’s been quite a week for the Scots on the global golfing stage, with former SA Stroke Play champion David Law’s success on the European Tour in Australia last weekend and amateur golfer Euan Walker’s march to victory in Mpumalanga on Thursday. The Scottish National Squad members have enjoyed a serious…

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Eagle-eyed Walker eyes success at Leopard Creek

Golf RSA | Eagle-eyed Walker eyes success at Leopard Creek

13 February 2019 – Two perfect shots at the iconic finishing hole at Leopard Creek for a spectacular eagle-finish moved Euan Walker from Scotland four shots clear in Wednesday’s third round at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship. After a booming drive at the closing hole, the Barrassie golfer produced a superb approach and duly…

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England deny GolfRSA Juniors for African Amateur glory

Golf RSA | England deny GolfRSA Juniors for African Amateur glory

13 February 2019 – Slow and steady won the race for Team England, who overcame a 10-shot overnight deficit to deny the GolfRSA Juniors a second successive win in the Africa Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek on Wednesday. The defending champions opened up a commanding lead with rounds of 217 and 206 to…

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GolfRSA Juniors keep control in Africa Amateur

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Juniors keep control in Africa Amateur

13 February 2019 – The GolfRSA Juniors will hunt successive victories when they start today’s final round of the Team Competition at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship with a commanding lead at Leopard Creek. New cap Sam Simpson, Jayden Schaper and Christo Lamprecht combined for a 10-under 206 total in round two to keep the…

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Higgo heads log-jam at Leopard Creek

Golf RSA | Higgo heads log-jam at Leopard Creek

12 February 2019 – Garrick Higgo carded a five under second round 67 at Leopard Creek Golf Club to surge to the top of a packed leaderboard and set up an exciting third round at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Tuesday. The Boland golfer moved to seven-under, courtesy of an almost flawless performance,…

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GolfRSA Juniors set pace at Leopard Creek

Golf RSA | GolfRSA Juniors set pace at Leopard Creek

12 February 2019 – The GolfRSA Juniors picked up where they left off last year and made the perfect start to their title defence in the 54-hole Team Competition of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Monday. On a day when only five players managed to break par at the magnificent Leopard Creek, Jayden…

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Schaper sprints to African Amateur lead

Golf RSA | Schaper sprints to African Amateur lead

11 February 2019 – South Africa’s number one junior Jayden Schaper showed some serious big match temperament to surge to the top of the leaderboard on day one of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek Golf Club on Monday. Schaper brought some hot form to the African Swing opener in Mpumalanga and…

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GolfRSA quartet ready to fire on African Swing

Golf RSA | GolfRSA quartet ready to fire on African Swing

2 February 2019 – South Africa’s top ranked Wilco Nienaber and Ekurhuleni junior trio Jayden Schaper, Yurav Premlall and Casey Jarvis have signalled some serious intent for success on the upcoming South African Swing this February. Nienaber, whose breakout season in 2017 shot him to the number one spot of the Open Amateur Rankings, has…

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