Vorster eyes comeback in 2021

Golf RSA | Vorster eyes comeback in 2021

24 December 2020 – With his injury trouble practically squared away, Martin Vorster is working harder than ever to kick the 2021 season off on a high note. Still South Africa’s highest ranked amateur in the World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR), the World No 30 made his first competitive appearance after a lengthy seven-month layoff…

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Amateur glory beckons at 110th SA Open

Golf RSA | 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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Maas, Duminy and Mbetse heading for SA Open at Sun City

Golf RSA | Maas, Duminy and Mbetse heading for SA Open at Sun City

1 December 2020 – The Covid-19 nationwide lockdown may have put the brakes on their 2020 season, but if you thought top ranked amateurs Christiaan Maas and Jordan Duminy were done for the year, think again. The GolfRSA National Squad pair came through today’s pressure-packed qualifiers alongside South African US-based Massimo Mbetse to join the…

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Duminy goes wire-to-wire in Nomads SA Boys U-17

Golf RSA | Duminy goes wire-to-wire in Nomads SA Boys U-17

ST FRANCIS BAY, 4 July 2019 – Mossel Bay junior Jordan Duminy slept on the lead for two straight nights and on Thursday, he claimed a dominant seven-shot victory in the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship at St Francis Links. The 16-year-old put the South African golfing fraternity on alert in March when he chased…

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Memorable 112th SA Amateur victory for Nienaber

Golf RSA | Memorable 112th SA Amateur victory for Nienaber

22 February 2019 – For the third successive year, the South African flag was raised at the South African Amateur Championship after South Africa’s top ranked Wilco Nienaber won the country’s most coveted amateur title on Friday. In a gripping final round that went the distance at King David Mowbray Golf Club, the world number…

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SA juniors set to strike in Italy

27 July 2018 – Five of the country’s most promising young talents will travel to Europe in early September to represent South Africa in the 12th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) named Martin Vorster, Yurav Premlall, Casey Jarvis, Samuel Simpson and Kian Rose to fly the national flag in…

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Vorster goes wire-to-wire in The Junior Open

19 July 2018 – Southern Cape teenager Martin Vorster banished his demons when he completed a wire-to-wire victory to become the first South African champion of The Junior Open Championship at St Andrews on Wednesday. Vorster hit a few speedbumps along the way in the final round at the Eden Course, but the 16-year-old GolfRSA…

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Vorster flies clear of Junior Open opposition

17 July 2018 – South Africa’s Martin Vorster opened up a yawning lead in the second round of The Junior Open as compatriot Kaylah Williams continued to come to grips with the challenge of links golf in Scotland on Tuesday. Vorster fired an opening four-under 66 and slept on a one shot lead into the…

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Vorster takes early command at The Junior Open

16 July 2018 – GolfRSA National Squad member Martin Vorster took the first round lead in The Junior Open, while Kaylah Williams made a solid international debut at St Andrews Links on Monday. Vorster from Southern Cape and Williams from Western Province are representing South Africa in the biennial pre-cursor to The Open, staged by…

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Lamprecht takes the crown at Kingswood

29 June 2018 – Christo Lamprecht showed some serious big match temperament to come up trumps in the 2018 Dimension Data Junior Open at Kingswood Golf Estate on Friday. The Southern Cape junior became the first player to lift the same title twice when he defeated fellow GolfRSA National Squad player Martin Vorster by one…

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Epic clash on cards in Di-Data Junior Open

28 June 2018 – The final round of this year’s Dimension Data Junior Open is shaping up for a mouth-watering finale after local heroes Christo Lamprecht and Martin Vorster tied for the lead in  Under-19 competition and two-time SA Under-13 champion Amilkar Bhana drew six shots clear in the Under-15 Challenge in George on Thursday.…

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Vorster and Nkosi set Dimension Data pace in George

27 June 2018 – The value of international competition was amplified in George on Wednesday with Martin Vorster and Rori Nkosi leading the Dimension Data Junior Open tournaments at Kingswood and Fancourt on Wednesday. Less than two weeks ago, Vorster fired a 10-under 61 in the final round of the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup…

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Lamprecht claims historic Irish victory

4 June 2018 – It is rare to see a young golfer capitalise on good shots, but also rebound after poor play. That is why golf pundits should keep an eye on South African Christo Lamprecht in the future. The 17-year-old George golfer demonstrated maturity beyond his years to become the youngest-ever winner of the…

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