New SA Amateur champions ready to be crowned

Golf RSA | New SA Amateur champions ready to be crowned

10 February 2022 – The final round of the 120th South African Amateur Championships on Friday will come down to a battle of the ‘oldies’, two best friends and a historic first mother-and-daughter clash at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. In the 36-hole finals that will determine the winners of the country’s most prestigious…

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Big names topple, but top seeds hold at SA Amateurs

Golf RSA | Big names topple, but top seeds hold at SA Amateurs

9 February 2022 – While the top seeds on both the men’s and women’s side advanced in the 120th SA Amateur Championships, there were a number of big-name casualties as the flagship events whittled down to their last eight players on Wednesday. Women’s Stroke Play winner Kiera Floyd continued her march towards the double when…

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Early upsets as SA Amateur gets underway

Golf RSA | Early upsets as SA Amateur gets underway

8 February 2022 – Some top contenders fell in the marathon first round of the 120th South African Amateur Championship, but the biggest upset on the day was most certainly caused by Mother Nature. Following two lengthy delays due to dangerous weather conditions, four matches were incomplete after play was called, and the eight hopefuls…

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Memorable Proudfoot Trophy victory for Mckain

Golf RSA | Memorable Proudfoot Trophy victory or Mckain

7 February 2022 – Reece Mckain completed a wire-to–wire win in the Proudfoot Trophy at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington’s East Course on Monday, leading the pack of 64 qualifiers into the match play stage of the 120th South African Amateur Championship. Playing on his home course, the 22-year-old BSI Golf member followed up his superb…

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Floyd ready to soar to new heights

Golf RSA | Kiera Floyd | Floyd ready to soar to new heights

7 February 2022 – Inspired by her former provincial teammate Nadia van der Westhuizen’s maiden Sunshine Ladies Tour win, Ekurhuleni teenager Kiera Floyd will be gunning for the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship title in Tuesday’s final round at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. Floyd fired a second consecutive round of 71, this…

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RJK’s Mckain on song in SA Amateur qualifier

Golf RSA | RJK's Mckain on song in SA Amateur qualifier

6 February 2022 – Local knowledge & a spurt of confidence after a strong Q-School campaign served Reece Mckain well as he grabbed the outright lead in the first round of the 36-hole Proudfoot Trophy at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Sunday. The Balderstone Sports Institute golfer is a member at Royal and…

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Trio set early SA Women’s Stroke Play pace

Golf RSA | Kyra van Kan | Trio set early SA Women's Stroke Play pace

6 February 2022 – Kyra van Kan is looking to draw on her good experiences at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club, as the 16-year-old makes a tilt for the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship title. The Glendower junior opened her account in the 54-hole event with a solid round of 1-under-par 71 that…

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Double SA Amateur delight for South Africa’s top golfers

Golf RSA | Double SA Amateur delight for South Africa’s top golfers

21 February 2020 – Not even a two-hour delay due to dangerous weather could halt the relentless charge of South Africa’s two top-ranked golfers – Caitlyn Macnab and Casey Jarvis – towards their place in golf history. With their wins in the Aon South African Amateur Championships, Macnab and Jarvis both achieved the rare SA…

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Big test for SA’s best in Aon SA Amateur finals

Golf RSA | Big test for SA’s best in Aon SA Amateur finals

20 February 2020 – History beckons for South Africa’s two top-ranked golfers – Casey Jarvis and Caitlyn Macnab – as the Ekurhuleni pair go in search of the Aon South African Amateur Championship titles to complete their dreams of winning the elusive SA Amateur doubles at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. Macnab, the winner…

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Epic duels loom in quarters at Aon SA Amateur

Golf RSA | Epic duels loom in quarters at Aon SA Amateur

19 February 2020 – His opponent’s putter deserted him, and young gun Christiaan Maas charged through that open door on Wednesday to play his way into the quarter-finals of the South African Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. The 16-year-old Pretoria junior defeated Martin Vorster 1-up in the round of 16 when…

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Favourites advance at Aon SA Amateur

Golf RSA | Favourites advance at Aon SA Amateur

19 February 2020 – The big guns of women’s golf moved comfortably into the quarter-finals of the Aon South African Amateur Championship, setting up four mouth-watering clashes on the East Course of Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Thursday. Reigning South African Stroke Play champion and the country’s No 1-ranked amateur Caitlyn Macnab kept…

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Celebrations on ice for birthday girl Macnab & Moodliar

Golf RSA | Celebrations on ice for birthday girl Macnab & Moodliar

18 February 2020 – Caitlyn Macnab set any aside any thoughts of celebration despite claiming the biggest title in her golfing career, the Aon South African Stroke Play Championship, on her 18th birthday. The Serengeti golfer signed for a final round of 68 on Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club’s West Course to finish on…

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Late eagle gives Vorster a big boost in SA Amateur

Golf RSA | Late eagle gives Vorster a big boost in SA Amateur

18 February 2020 – Martin Vorster birdied 17 and eagled the 18th at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club to advance to the top 32 of the match play stage with the other three top-ranked amateurs in South Africa in the Aon South African Amateur Championship. In a tense match, the Southern Cape junior edged…

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Simpson lifts Proudfoot Trophy at SA Amateur

Golf RSA | Simpson lifts Proudfoot Trophy at SA Amateur

17 February 2020 – He called it possibly the best two-iron of his life, and it set up what turned out to be a decisive eagle for Sam Simpson as he went on to win the Proudfoot Trophy for topping the 36-hole stroke play qualifier for the match play stage of the Aon South African…

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Williams wings her way to the front at RJK

Golf RSA | Williams wings her way to the front at RJK

17 February 2020 – Kaylah Williams hopes to emulate fellow Western Province golfer Sam Simpson when she bids for the number one spot in the Aon South African Women’s Amateur Championship, which tees off at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club on Tuesday. Simpson was the proud recipient of the prestigious Proudfoot Trophy for his three-shot…

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Macnab takes pole at Aon SA Women’s Stroke Play

Golf RSA | Macnab takes pole at Aon SA Women's Stroke Play

16 February 2020 – Caitlyn Macnab seized the initiative on day one of the Aon South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship to open up a one-shot lead at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Things didn’t quite go her way at the start of the day, but once she hit her stride, there was no…

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Jarvis surges to summit at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington

Golf RSA | Jarvis surges to summit at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington

16 February 2020 – A back nine birdie blitz by Casey Jarvis for a nine-under-par 63 saw the country’s number one ranked amateur surge to a two-shot lead on day one of the Aon South African Amateur Championship on Sunday. Just three days after Jarvis became the youngest South African Stroke Play champion with his…

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SA golf pays tribute to Denis Hutchinson

Golf RSA | SA golf pays tribute to Denis Hutchinson

11 January 2020 – Denis Hutchinson’s immense contribution to golf will be celebrated through a new tournament in his honour and in partnership with the Sunshine Tour, PGA of South Africa, GolfRSA and the South African Golf Association (SAGA). The Denis Hutchinson Challenge Trophy will be played at Hutchinson’s home course of Royal Johannesburg and…

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Rose blooms in Nomads National event

Golf RSA | Rose blooms in Nomads National event

JOHANNESBURG, 19 June 2019 – Central Gauteng’s Kian Rose holed a timely chip shot from over the back of the green for birdie on the final hole to snatch victory in the Nomads National Order of Merit Inland at Modderfontein Golf Club. The 17-year-old from Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club fired a final round…

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KZN teen Gopal seizes Junior Golf Series grand prize

24 April 2018 – A birdie at the closing hole for victory in the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series North final made the two trips to Gauteng worthwhile for KwaZulu-Natal junior Nikhil Gopal. The KwaZulu-Natal junior fired rounds of 70 and 71 at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington’s East Course to edge out Ryan van Velzen…

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