De Beer, Legentil and Smit crowned SA champs

Golf RSA | De Beer, Legentil and Smit crowned SA champs

12 February 2022 – Qheberha’s Kyle de Beer survived a late fightback from Scotland’s Rory Franssen, surprise package Marine Legentil continued her giant-slaying ways and Liezl Smit edged her daughter Anika for the Flight title as GolfRSA celebrated three new South African Amateur champions at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. Men’s Final De Beer,…

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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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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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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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Braveheart Bhana delivers big SA Amateur upset

Golf RSA | Amilkar Bhana | Braveheart Bhana delivers big SA Amateur upset

16 February 2021 – Amilkar Bhana ousted defending champion Casey Jarvis, top seed Jack Dyer from England battled to cross the first hurdle and 48-year-old Ryan Dreyer recorded the biggest win in the match play opener of the 119th South African Amateur Championship at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club on Tuesday. Bhana – the…

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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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