Saaiman confirmed as SAGA President

19 April 2021 – Ekurhuleni’s Martin Saaiman has been appointed as President of the South African Golf Association (SAGA) following the organisation’s Annual General Meeting held at the Protea Hotel in Stellenbosch on Sunday, 18 April. Saaiman, who has almost 30 years of experience in golf administration, will be joined by Senior Vice President Henk…

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Watch: Highlights of the 2021 SA Stroke Play Championship

When Martin Vorster thanked his physiotherapist & biokineticist for his 23-under win, he had good reason. After missing over 5 months due to injury, South Africa’s highest ranked amateur celebrated a remarkable comeback to lift the 2021 SA Stroke Play Championship title in style at Randpark Golf Club.  

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Cream of amateur crop named for SA Open

October 2020 – Five of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents will join the star-studded field in the South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club from 3-6 December. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) announced on Tuesday the amateur quintet exempt for qualifying in the R19.5 million tournament, supported by Nedbank and…

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Sun City the home of the 2020 South African Open

OCTOBER 2020 – The South African Open Championship will add the iconic Gary Player Country Club to its roster of celebrated golf courses that have hosted this championship as it moves to Sun City this year where it will be played from 3-6 December, with support from Nedbank and Sun International. The 110th playing of…

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Saaiman appointed acting President at SAGA

CAPE TOWN, 8 September 2020 – Vice-President Martin Saaiman has been appointed acting President of the South African Golf Association (SAGA), while reigning President Naadir Agherdien takes a leave of absence due to medical reasons. Agherdien was elected President at the SAGA Annual General Meeting in February 2019 and he was due to hold office…

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Update on cancellation status of National Tournaments

Further to the Memorandum issued by the South African Golf Association (SAGA) and Womens Golf South Africa (WGSA) on 16 March 2020 regarding the cancellation of tournaments, we are implementing the following amendments and additions to that advisory: 1. All tournaments under management authority of SAGA and WGSA scheduled to be held up to 30…

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Coronavirus / COVID 19 Update – Cancellation of National Tournaments

MEMORANDUM   Re: Coronavirus Update – Cancellation of National Tournaments To: SAGA Unions, WGSA Unions & SAGA NEC Members From: South African Golf Association President Naadir Agherdien and Womens Golf South Africa President Sally Greasley Date: 16 March 2020   To SAGA and WGSA Constituents With due consideration of the National Disaster pronounced by State President Cyril…

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GolfRSA to confirm Covid-19 action plan

In response to the Covid-19 outbreak and in line with President Ramaphosa’s address last night, GolfRSA, in conjunction with and on behalf of the SAGA and WGSA, is currently engaging with all stakeholders in order to establish an appropriate action plan for forthcoming tournaments and all amateur golf. This official plan of action will be…

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SAGA announces amateur line-up for 2020 SA Open

25 November 2018 – The South African Open Championship has always enjoyed a rich history of amateur participation and the 2020 tournament at Randpark Golf Club from 9-12 January will once again feature six of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents. “Jayden Schaper, our current number one, will spearhead the challenge at Randpark alongside Casey…

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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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Agherdien takes the helm at SAGA

6 March 2019 – Former Western Province president Naadir Agherdien was elected as President of the South African Golf Association (SAGA) at the Association’s Annual General Meeting held at King David Mowbray Golf Club. Agherdien, who took office on 20 February and will serve two years in terms of the SAGA Constitution, has been at…

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Agherdien, Saaiman and Smith to guide SAGA

22 February 2019 – The South African Golf Association, in support of GolfRSA, will be guided more than 40 years of experience in golf administration by the three new office bearers for 2019-2020 elected on Tuesday. Former Senior Vice-president Naadir Agherdien was appointed as President at the Annual General Meeting held during the 112th South…

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Macnab and Lessingh crowned ultimate Champions

Division prize winners

EDENGLEN, 14 November 2018 – Ekurhuleni’s Caitlyn Macnab fired a second-round of 68 to successfully defend her Ladies A-Division title, while Mpumalanga’s Ru-Jean Lessingh matched her score to take the Men’s A Division title in the GolfRSA Champion of Champions event at Glendower Golf Club on Tuesday. The tournament pitted the country’s top club champions…

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Lessing, Galletti take pole in Champion of Champions

Lessing, Galletti take pole in Champion of Champions

EDENGLEN, 12 November 12018 – Mpumalanga’s Ru-Jean Lessingh and Central Gauteng’s Eleanora Galletti are in pole position to win the men’s and ladies’ Champion of Champions titles respectively. Lessingh,  a +2.9 handicapper who is the club champion at Walker Palk, takes a two-stroke lead into the final round after shooting a 1-under-ar 71 at Glendower…

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GolfRSA’s Homann to officiate at US Open

GolfRSA is proud to announce that it has selected Neil Homann to represent the organisation at the forthcoming 118th US Open Championship at Shinnecock Hills. Homann, GolfRSA’s manager for Operations, Rules and Training, will act as a rules official for the second major of the year. “It’s a real honour to be able to officiate…

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