Sanlam Cancer Challenge winner inspired by son’s fight against cancer

Not much could perturb Kempton Park Country Club’s Clifford Gous in the final round of the Sanlam Cancer Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club on Tuesday as he grabbed a thrilling one-point victory in the Men’s A Division. The tournament’s theme of raising awareness of cancer certainly resonated with Gous, whose son Noel, a…

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Aspiring Tour pro in hunt for Sanlam Cancer Challenge glory

One of the most pleasing aspects of the Sanlam Cancer Challenge is how it is a tournament for golfers of all abilities, even in the National Finals, but there are also the notable players whose ability extends well beyond the amateur level. Former Sunshine Tour professional Schalk van der Merwe, playing out of Gobabis Golf…

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SA golfers open their hearts for CANSA

The finalists for the 2018 Sanlam Cancer Challenge National Final have been decided and players will tee it up at the Gary Player Country Club at Sun City on the weekend of 8-9 October to try and become the national divisional champions of South Africa’s greatest charity golf tournament. The 2018 Sanlam Cancer Challenge drew…

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11 July 2018 – Western Province junior Jordan Rothman confirmed her status as one of South Africa’s future golfing stars when she knocked out two of the country’s top amateurs for the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship title at Umhlali Country Club. The 15-year-old Durbanville golfer made it to the final on Wednesday afternoon with…

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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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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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5 July 2018 – The country’s leading top amateurs will be heading for the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast to contest the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Championship at Umhlali Country Club from 8-11 July. This year’s field feature all the amateurs dominating Womens Golf South Africa’s open and junior Rankings, but several former stars currently on college…

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3 May 2018 – GolfRSA has announced a team of GolfRSA National Squad members for its third annual tour to the United Kingdom this June. The group will participate in various top-ranked international tournaments over a four-week stretch, including the Irish Amateur, English Men’s Stroke Play and The Amateur, as well as the St Andrews…

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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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22 April 2018 – Casandra Hall’s title bid in the Sanlam South African Amateur Stroke Play Championship got off to the ideal start in Port Elizabeth on Sunday. The Ekurhuleni golfer birdied the par-five closing hole for an opening three-under-par 69, which earned her a two shot lead over Western Province rising star Kaylah Williams.…

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21 April 2018 – Ekurhuleni teenager Kiera Floyd is relishing the opportunity of becoming the youngest winner in the Sanlam South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship history next week. The 13-year-old from Benoni will spearhead a vast group of young, up-and-coming juniors hoping to make their mark at Port Elizabeth Golf Club from 22-24 April.…

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21 April 2018 – Zethu Myeki will return to a happy hunting ground with some early-season momentum when she vies for the 2018 Sanlam South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship at Port Elizabeth Golf Club from 22-24 April. The 24-year-old Myeki drew the curtain on 2017 – a season punctuated by four runner-up finishes –…

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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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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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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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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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26 February 2018 – Englishman David Langley fired a big warning shot when he won the 36-hole qualifier in the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship by four shots on Monday. The 23-year-old Berkshire golfer threw down the gauntlet when he opened with a five-under-par 67 in the brutal conditions at Durban Country Club on Sunday.…

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  25 February 2018 – Englishman David Langley finished with an eagle at Durban Country Club to lead the first round of the 36-hole Stroke Play Qualifier for the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship on Sunday. On a day when gusting winds and driving rain battered the field, just five players broke par. The 23-year-old…

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