GolfRSA salutes late SAGA President Martin Saaiman

19 August 2021 – GolfRSA extends heartfelt condolences to Marti and the family and friends of the late South African Golf Association President Martin Saaiman, following his unexpected passing last night. “Martin was an enormous servant of the game, and he impacted many lives in his golf journey over the last 30 years,” said GolfRSA…

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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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GolfRSA – A look back at the 2020 highlights

24 December 2020 – Caitlyn Macnab and Casey Jarvis dominated the headlines early in the year with their  unprecedented “double-double” for Ekurhuleni and Gauteng juniors Samantha Whateley and Kim Turgut drew the curtain on the shortened 2020 season with a joint victory in Kwazulu-Natal. Macnab and Jarvis joined a short and exclusive list of golfers…

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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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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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SA golf pays tribute to Denis Hutchinson

11 January 2020 – Denis Hutchinson’s immense contribution to golf will be celebrated through a new tournament in his honour and in partnership with the Sunshine Tour, PGA of South Africa, GolfRSA and the South African Golf Association (SAGA). The Denis Hutchinson Challenge Trophy will be played at Hutchinson’s home course of Royal Johannesburg and…

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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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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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Schaper on the edge of glory at De Zalze

28 February 2019 – South Africa’s leading junior Jayden Schaper will take a commanding five-shot lead into the final round at the De Zalze Golf Club as he goes in search of the South African Stroke Play Championship title on Friday. The Benoni golfer opened with a 67 and surged to the top of the leaderboard with…

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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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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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Moodley and Stevens heading to 2018 Youth Olympics

Moodley and Stevens heading to 2018 Youth Olympics

2 September 2018 – GolfRSA is proud to announce that Gauteng juniors Kaiyuree Moodley and Cole Stevens were named by the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) to the South African Team heading to Argentina in October for the third Youth Olympic Games. Team South Africa will be represented in 19 different sports…

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