KZN and Southern Cape give chase at SA IPT

GEORGE, 18 September 2018 – Southern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal are in hot pursuit of Central Gauteng, who kept their bid for a record 29th title alive on day two of the South African Inter-Provincial Tournament, sponsored by Tempest Car Hire. Having drawn their first round match against Gauteng North, KwaZulu-Natal faced Ekurhuleni in Tuesday’s second…

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Uploaded ToSA sign off with solid salvo in Ireland

MAYNOOTH, Ireland (8 September 2018) – Malcolm Mitchell and Wilco Nienaber went six under in the final round of the Eisenhower Trophy to seal a top 30 finish for Team South Africa in the 2018 World Amateur Team Championship in Ireland on Saturday. After a spate of setbacks in the first two rounds, Nienaber and…

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Team SA sprints on moving day at Eisenhower

MAYNOOTH, Ireland (7 September 2018) – A couple of setbacks left Team South Africa on the back foot at the World Amateur Team Championship, but the feisty trio rebounded in Friday’s third round at the O’Meara Course to rescue their Eisenhower Trophy campaign in Ireland. Having lost Jovan Rebula to injury on the eve of…

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Team SA optimistic despite setbacks in Ireland

MAYNOOTH, Ireland (6 September 2018) – Team South Africa suffered another setback on a wet and windy second day at the World Amateur Team Championship, but the spirit in the camp remains high and the team is determined to come out fighting in the final two rounds of the Eisenhower Trophy at Carton House Golf…

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SA trio with work to do at Eisenhower

MAYNOOTH, Ireland (5 September 2018) – South Africa will have to pull out all the stops in Thursday’s  second round at Carton House Golf Club to catch up to Eisenhower Trophy leaders Denmark in the World Amateur Team Championship in Ireland. The host union delighted the home crowd with the early lead at 10-under on…

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Mitchell replaces Rebula in Eisenhower Team for SA

MAYNOOTH, 5 September 2018 – A World Amateur Team Championship that held so much promise for reigning Amateur champion Jovan Rebula went up in smoke after the George golfer was forced to withdraw on Wednesday. Malcolm Mitchell from KwaZulu-Natal is being flown to Ireland to step Rebula and join fellow GolfRSA National Squad players Wilco…

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22 June 2018 – South Africa’s Jovan Rebula routed two Englishmen on Friday to set a date with reigning Flogas Irish Amateur champion Robin Dawson in the final of the 123rd Amateur Championship at Royal Aberdeen tomorrow. The 20-year-old George golfer is the sixth South African to reach the last round. Bobby Cole (1966), David…

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21 June 2018 – There was jubilation in the GolfRSA National Squad camp after five of the six starters made the top 32 in the 123rd Amateur Championship on Wednesday, but the excitement was crushed as soon as the third round draw was published. South Africa’s reigning number one Wilco Nienaber continued his dominance when…

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20 June 2018 – Bobby Cole is the one and only South African winner in the 123-year history of the Amateur Championship, but South Africa’s leading amateur Wilco Nienaber wrote his own bit of history when he won the stroke play qualifier in Scotland on Tuesday. The 18-year-old GolfRSA National Squad player became the first…

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18 June 2018 – South Africa’s top ranked amateur Wilco Nienaber was in ascendancy again as the highly anticipated 123rd Amateur Championship got underway at Royal Aberdeen and Murcar Links on Monday. A total of 288 amateurs from 38 countries started the first round of the stroke play qualifier in the East of Scotland and…

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11 June 2018 – Trouble at the notorious Road Hole for Christo Lamprecht and Therion Nel. Five bogeys for Matt Saulez. Back-to-back double bogeys to start and two bogeys to finish for Luca Filippi. You would imagine the quartet would have plenty to lament after they wrapped up the St Andrews Links Trophy in Scotland…

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10 June 2018 – Barely a week after he went wire-to-wire in Ireland to become the youngest champion and first foreign winner of the East of Ireland Amateur Open, Christo Lamprecht is in pursuit of another prestigious European title in Scotland. Englishman Laird Shepherd shot 65 on Saturday to lead the field in the St…

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9 June 2018 – Just a few days after he joined the GolfRSA National Squad on the annual UK Tour, Western Province amateur Luca Filippi fired himself into early contention at the St Andrews Links Trophy in Scotland. With next to no rain in the area for nearly two months, the New Course at St…

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3 June 2018 – Wilco Nienaber will start this morning’s third round of the Brabazon Trophy in England within striking distance of the lone leader at Frilford Heath Golf Club, while Christo Lamprecht and Therion Nel finished in a seven-way tie for the lead in Saturday’s opening round of the East of Ireland Open Amateur…

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1 June 2018 – South African Wilco Nienaber shared the lead after a truncated first day of the Brabazon Trophy and the Bloemfontein golfer is still very much in contention after the conclusion of round one on Friday. The first round at Frilford Heath in Oxfordshire had to be suspended after torrential rain rendered the…

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 31 May 2018 – Seven members of the GolfRSA National Squad will be in action in two highly-rated golf championships in Britain this weekend. Wilco Nienaber, Matt Saulez and Malcolm Mitchell joined a world-class field in the first round of the Brabazon Trophy today, while Christo Lamprecht, Therion Nel, Clayton Mansfield and Jayden Schaper will…

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21 May 2018 – Chris Woollam and Matt Saulez closed out top 10 finishes at Royal County Down Golf Club as Ireland’s Robin Dawson completed a wire-to-wire victory in the Flogas Irish Amateur Open on Sunday. Tramore’s Dawson survived some back nine drama in a final round 77 to close out the biggest victory of…

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20 May 2018 – Former South African Stroke Play runner-up Robin Dawson from Ireland remained on course for a wire-to-wire victory in the Flogas Irish Amateur Open, with South African trio Chris Woollam, Jayden Schaper and Matt Saulez in good shape heading into today’s final round at Royal County Down Golf Club. Dawson moved to…

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19 May 2018 – Southern Cape junior Christo Lamprecht made the most of an early start at Royal County Down Golf Club to vault into contention in Friday’s second round at the Flogas Irish Amateur Open in Newcastle, Ireland. KwaZulu-Natal pair Matt Saulez and Chris Woollam continued to lead the nine-strong South African challenge in…

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3 May 2018 – GolfRSA has announced a team of GolfRSA National Squad members for its third annual tour to the United Kingdom this June. The group will participate in various top-ranked international tournaments over a four-week stretch, including the Irish Amateur, English Men’s Stroke Play and The Amateur, as well as the St Andrews…

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