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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Macnab and Maas a cut above in SA Amateurs

Golf RSA | Macnab and Maas a cut above in SA Amateurs

19 February 2021 – South Africa’s No 1-ranked Caitlyn Macnab became just the 12th woman to successfully defend her SA Amateur title since 1906, while 17-year-old Christiaan Maas continued his remarkable rise when he lifted the men’s title on Friday. Macnab won her second title in fine style with a convincing 11 & 9 victory…

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Thrilling contests loom in 2021 SA Amateur Championships

Golf RSA | Thrilling contests loom in 2021 SA Amateur Championships

18 February 2021 – The stage is set for the finals of the SA Amateur Championships, with three mouth-watering matches to look forward to that will determine the country’s champions of the year at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington’s East Course. In the women’s event, top seed and recent SA Women’s Stroke Play winner Megan Streicher…

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Switched on Dyer and Streicher cruising in SA Amateur

Golf RSA | Jack Dyer | Switched on Dyer and Streicher cruising in SA Amateur

17 February 2021 – Top seeds Jack Dyer and Megan Streicher looks to be the players to beat as the duo marched on to the quarter-finals of the South African Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. England’s Dyer – with compatriot and first-round casualty Zach Chegwidden on the bag – saw off…

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Late heroics hand England’s Dyer the Proudfoot win

Golf RSA | Jack Dyer | Late heroics hand England's Dyer the Proudfoot win

15 February 2021 – England’s Jack Dyer produced a powerful finish to claim a two-stroke victory in the 119th South African Amateur Championship qualifier at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Monday. The 22-year-old from Boyce Hill Golf Club graduated from California State Fullerton University last year and has spent the last month in…

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Whateley, Dreyer steps up at Royal Johannesburg

Golf RSA | Jack Dyer | Late heroics hand England's Dyer the Proudfoot win

14 February 2021 – Sam Whateley delivered a mature and disciplined performance to lead the first round of the South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship, while veteran Ryan Dreyer turned back the clock in the 119th South African Amateur Championship qualifier on Sunday. Whateley, who has risen to third in the WGSA Open Ranking following…

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Macnab wary of strong field ahead of SA Amateur title defence

Golf RSA | Caitlyn Macnab | Macnab wary of strong field ahead of SA Amateur title defence

13 February 2021 – While Casey Jarvis heads into the defence of his title in hot form after lifting the African Amateur Championship last week, there is a little more pressure on fellow 2020 champion Caitlyn Macnab in the SA Amateur Championships at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club from 14-19 February. Twelve months ago,…

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Jarvis gets Alfred Dunhill Championship nod

Golf RSA | Jarvis gets Alfred Dunhill Championship nod

30 October 2020 – South Africa’s leading amateur Casey Jarvis will be rubbing shoulders with the cream of the Sunshine Tour and European Tour after the GolfRSA National Squad member received an invitation to tee it up in the prestigious Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek. The R29-million event will be played from 26-29 November,…

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