Perfect eagle start as Ryan beats top field at ERPM

On a day when a lightning storm delayed play by 45 minutes, 18-year-old Ryan van Velzen produced some electricity of his own with 7 birdies and 2 eagles to win the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series at ERPM on Saturday 26 October 2019. “Earlier this year I won the EGU Closed at ERPM with a…

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GolfRSA Proteas Teams named for African Amateur Championship

15 December 2019 – Four of the country’s five Junior Presidents Cup representatives and three new junior caps will be representing South Africa in the fifth African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at the magnificent Leopard Creek from 3-6 February 2020. South Africa’s number one ranked amateur Jayden Schaper teed it up in the Junior Presidents…

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SA Juniors impress at Pinehurst No 2

PINEHURST, North Carolina (3 July 2019) – South African junior Ryan van Velzen surged into the top three in the prestigious Junior North and South Championship in the United States with the low round honours at Pinehurst No 2 while compatriot Tyran Snyders retained his overnight lead on Tuesday. Van Velzen made a battling start…

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SA’s Snyders sets the pace at Pinehurst Resort

PINEHURST, North Carolina (2 July 2019) – South African amateur Tyran Snyders surged into the lead in the opening round of the prestigious Junior North and South at celebrated Pinehurst Resort on Monday. The 41st edition of the invitational championship teed off at Pinehurst No 8 – also known as the Centennial Course. Snyders fired…

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Two share lead as Stevens chases in Middelburg

5 July 2018 – Martin Vorster from Southern Cape and Ekurhuleni’s Ryan van Velzen will go into the final round of the 2018 Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship neck and neck on seven under par after a roller-coaster second round on Thursday. The duo had fluctuating fortunes as the wind got up in at Middelburg…

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