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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GolfRSA quartet ready to fire on African Swing

2 February 2019 – South Africa’s top ranked Wilco Nienaber and Ekurhuleni junior trio Jayden Schaper, Yurav Premlall and Casey Jarvis have signalled some serious intent for success on the upcoming South African Swing this February. Nienaber, whose breakout season in 2017 shot him to the number one spot of the Open Amateur Rankings, has…

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Venues announced for SA’s Big Three

Venues announced for SA’s Big Three

21 August 2018 – GolfRSA has announced the host courses for its three biggest events of the year, with the Sanlam SA Amateur returning to Cape Town for the first time since 2012. Also revealed are the venues for the South African Stroke Play Championship and the African Amateur Championship. The three events run consecutively and…

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Hall, Telfer hold firm in Sanlam SA Amateur charge

10 July 2018 – Casandra Hall and Kaleigh Telfer are still on track for the elusive South African amateur double after making in through to Wednesday’s semi-finals of the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Championship. Both players had two tough matches on Tuesday for a spot in the final four at Umhlali Country Club. Reigning SA…

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Williams, Boonstra put field SA Amateur field on notice

9 July 2018 – Western Province junior Kaylah Williams and Chante Boonstra from Mpumalanga caused the first major upsets in the 2018 Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Championship at Umhlali Country Club on Monday. While the top qualifiers enjoyed a first round bye, Williams and Boonstra earned themselves an early start in the first round of…

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Fletcher fires early warning at Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur

Experience gained on the collegiate circuit in the United States served Michaela Fletcher well in Sunday’s 36-hole stroke play seeding round for the Sanlam South African Women’s Amateur Championship at Umhlali Country Club. The 22-year-old from Maritzburg returned rounds of 73 and 70 to claim the top spot on one-over 143. Fletcher held her nerve…

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Hall builds four shot lead in PE

23 April 2018 – Overnight leader Casandra Hall she went around Port Elizabeth Golf Club in 72 strokes to double her lead in the Sanlam South African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Monday. The 18-year-old Hall from Ekurhuleni looked capable of leaving the rest of the field to scrap for second place after a brilliant…

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Sanlam SA Amateur glory goes to Germishuys

2 March 2018 – Not since Ernie Els lost to Neville Clarke at the 40th hole in 1988 has the 36-hole final of the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship gone further than 38 holes. On Friday, the four-time Major champion was dialled into the action at Durban Country Club as Deon Germishuys and Chris Woollam…

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Woollam, Germishuys to face off in SA Amateur final

1 March 2018 – For a second successive year the 36-hole final round battle for Sanlam South African Amateur Championship glory will be an all-South African affair after Chris Woollam and Deon Germishuys crushed Scotland’s title hopes in the semi-final round of the Sanlam SA Amateur Championship at Durban Country Club on Thursday. Scotland won…

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Local hopes slashed at Sanlam SA Amateur

28 February 2018 – South Africa’s top ranked junior Jayden Schaper dispatched the Proudfoot Trophy winner David Langley from England and South Africa’s number three ranked Malcolm Mitchell from Kloof Country Club on day two of the Sanlam SA Amateur Championship at Durban Country Club. In Wednesday morning’s second round, Schaper sent Langley packing with…

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Ekurhuleni teens topple tall trees in Sanlam SA Amateur

27 February 2018 – A pair 14-year-olds from Ekurhuleni punched well above their weight to reach the top 32 in the match play stage of the Sanlam SA Amateur Championship at Durban Country Club on Tuesday. Reigning English Boys Under-14 champion Casey Jarvis vanquished Siyanda Mwandla from Mount Edgecombe 5 & 4, while fellow GolfRSA…

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