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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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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GolfRSA poised for 2021 South African Swing

18 January 2021 – Excitement is building as South Africa’s top amateur talents gear up for the annual South African Swing, which tees off in February. “It is disappointing that, due to the circumstances surrounding the worldwide pandemic and the restrictions imposed by countries abroad on travel to South Africa, we have lost some international…

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Nienaber making hay on UK mini tours

29 July 2020 – As the European Tour emerges from its Covid-19-enforced hibernation, former South African No 1-ranked amateur Wilco Nienaber has kept himself occupied with some eye-catching performances on the UK’s mini golf tours. <UPDATE> Nienaber seized his chance by claiming a fourth-place finish in the recent English Championship on the European Tour. The…

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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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New look, Royal venue for SA’s top amateur golf event

The South African Amateur Championship, considered the marquee events of the women’ and men’s amateur golfing calendar, is to undergo a groundbreaking revamp that will see the men’s and women’s championships being played simultaneously in mid February 2020. The new-look SA Amateur Championship Week will be played at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. This…

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SA Amateur set for all South African showdown

CAPE TOWN, 21 February 2019 – Teenagers Wilco Nienaber from Free State and Southern Cape’s Jordan Duminy will face each other in an all-South African 36-hole final for the 112th South African Amateur Championship title at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Friday. Both youngsters produced some fabulous shot-making to come up trumps in the three-…

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Tough battles ahead at SA Amateur

19 February 2019 – With 17 foreigners through to the top 32 of the match play, there is a very real possibility that amateur golf’s most prized trophy might travel abroad again. However some of South Africa’s most promising talents demonstrated incredible fighting spirit in the first round on Tuesday to ensure the local challenge…

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Filippi lifts Proudfoot Trophy in SA Amateur

18 February 2019 – Luca Filippi issued a stern warning to his contemporaries with a perfectly struck 5-iron at the final hole and two-putts for victory in the 36-hole qualifier of the South African Amateur Championship on Monday. The overnight leader fired a one-under-par 71 at King David Mowbray Golf Club to lift the prestigious…

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Filippi fires warning shot at SA Amateur Qualifier

17 February 2019 – Western Province trio Luca Filippi, Elton James and Deon Germishuys made their presence felt at King David Mowbray Golf Club in the first round of the 36-hole qualifier for the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship on Sunday. On a day when windy conditions tested their patience, only 25 players in the…

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Amateurs announced for new-look SA Open

Amateurs announced for new-look SA Open

The cream of South Africa’s amateur golfing crop will tee it up in the revamped 2019 South African Open Championship in December, looking to build on the positive results achieved in the 2018 tournament. In January this year Kyle McClatchie claimed the Freddie Tait Trophy after delivering a remarkably mature performance for rounds of 68,…

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