Sign up for GolfRSA’s Level 2 Rules course in your area

GolfRSA is once again facilitating a series of two-day R&A Level 2 Rules Seminars in order to educate and certify (Level 2) those involved in golf administration. The seminars will take place across the country, are open to the public and conclude with Rules Level 2 examinations. It is important that all golfers, golf administrators,…

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Africa’s Els & Price honoured by R&A Golf Club of St Andrews

28 September 2020 – Ernie Els and Nick Price are among four of golf’s great champions to have accepted invitations to become Honorary Members of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. With 11 major championship victories between them, Els, Price, Catriona Matthew OBE and Padraig Harrington and Nick Price are among the most…

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R&A bursaries a career boost for SA women in golf

18 September 2020 – Like most countries in the world, the golf industry in South Africa is slowly recovering from the impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic, but as they say, every cloud has a silver lining and in this case, the PGA of South Africa received exciting news for three women looking to start…

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Top SA pair bound for Scotland

18 July 2019 – Womens Golf South Africa have named GolfRSA Junior Proteas Caitlyn Macnab and Kiera Floyd to compete in the prestigious R&A Girls Amateur Championship in Scotland next month. The Ekurhuleni duo will tee it up at Panmure Golf Club on 13 August, where the starting field will first compete in a 36-hole…

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Du Plessis and De Doncker step up roles within GolfRSA

GolfRSA is pleased to announce that Ms Wimpie du Plessis, the head of the GolfRSA Handicap and Course Rating team, will represent South Africa on the USGA/R&A-led World Handicap System (WHS) Committee with immediate effect. With the 2020 implementation of the WHS only months away, GolfRSA is confident that Wimpie’s contribution will ensure that clubs…

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Caddies laud GolfRSA Rules Awareness Session in Cape Town

Caddies laud GolfRSA Rules Awareness Session in Cape Town

The comments varied from tough and tricky to entertaining and fun, but the caddies who attended the R&A Rules Awareness Session at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Tuesday, 16 October, agreed that one-day event was well-constructed and highly informative. The course constituted a theoretical session and a practical session and was presented by Conor…

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GolfRSA Rules Modernisation Seminars All Set to Tee Off

GolfRSA Rules Modernisation Seminars All Set to Tee Off

With just a few weeks until the launch of GolfRSA’s Rules Modernisation seminars, time is running out to sign up to qualify as an R&A-accredited rules official. With the R&A and the USGA having announced final changes to the Rules of Golf for 2019, it is vital that all golfers, golf administrators, referees, golf directors…

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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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Rebula to face Irish Open champion in Amateur final

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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Golf’s new Rules for 2019 include significant changes

The USGA and The R&A have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented January 1, 2019. The USGA and The R&A finalised golf’s new Rules this month after an extensive review that included a request for feedback from the global golf community on the proposed changes. Golfers can now access the official 2019…

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