31 August 2020 – When Luca Filippi launched his pro career in the recent Betway Championship, the Western Province golfer became the 23rd Sunshine Tour professional to graduate via GolfRSA’s National Squad system. A tie for 39th hardly set the golfing world alight, but it is a first step towards Filippi’s goal of emulating fellow…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ST ANDREWS, Scotland (9 June 2019) – Southern Cape junior Martin Vorster tied for seventh in the St Andrews Links Trophy, while GolfRSA National Squad team-mate Luca Filippi from Western Province grabbed a share of 23rd at the Old Course in Scotland in Sunday. Vorster has been in imperious form this season, adding to victories…

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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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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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11 April 2019 – South Africa’s leading amateurs Wilco Nienaber, Luca Filippi, Jayden Schaper and Therion Nel completed a successful title defence in the 25th Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia on Thursday. The GolfRSA National Squad quartet signed off with a clean sweep in the Match Play final round at Rossmund Desert Golf…

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10 April 2019 – The four-man South African team has kept the country’s title defence on track in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament with another dominant performance at the Rossmund Desert Golf Course in Namibia on Wednesday. Ekurhuleni junior Jayden Schaper stretched a two-shot overnight lead in the 54-hole Stroke Play Seeding stage to…

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9 April 2019 – South Africa’s number one ranked junior Jayden Schaper – flanked by fellow GolfRSA National Squad players Luca Filippi, Wilco Nienaber and Therion Nel – boosted South Africa’s title defence bid with a strong start in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia. Schaper opened with a one-under-par 71 and fired a sizzling…

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8 April 2019 – Four of South Africa’s top ranked amateurs will take up the country’s title defence in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament at one of only five registered all-grass desert golf courses in the world on Tuesday. Wilco Nienaber, Luca Filippi, Jayden Schaper and Therion Nel will aim to hunt down a 25th title…

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8 April 2019 – South Africa’s top amateur male golfers will once again test their mettle on a demanding tour to the United Kingdom and Ireland as the GolfRSA National Squad seeks to emulate its successful 2018 trip. Last year’s squad bettered all expectations when they returned with three big international wins, a handful of…

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GolfRSA has announced a group of 19 of the country’s most promising amateur male players, including four new caps, who will make up its 2019/20 Golf National Squad. The National Squad, now in its fourth year, has had tremendous success since its inception in 2016. Set up from a R10-million donation by businessman and GolfRSA…

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CAPE TOWN, 12 March 2019 – GolfRSA National Squad members Wilco Nienaber and Therion Nel from Free State, Ekurhuleni’s Jayden Schaper and Luca Filippi from Western Province have been tasked to continue the country’s proud record in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia this April. The Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament, formerly known…

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18 February 2019 – Luca Filippi issued a stern warning to his contemporaries with a perfectly struck 5-iron at the final hole and two-putts for victory in the 36-hole qualifier of the South African Amateur Championship on Monday. The overnight leader fired a one-under-par 71 at King David Mowbray Golf Club to lift the prestigious…

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17 February 2019 – Western Province trio Luca Filippi, Elton James and Deon Germishuys made their presence felt at King David Mowbray Golf Club in the first round of the 36-hole qualifier for the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship on Sunday. On a day when windy conditions tested their patience, only 25 players in the…

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