Double delight for Mpumalanga’s Ngobeni

14 September 2020 – When Thami Ngobeni hit his first golf ball on a football field on Riverside Farm back nearly seven years ago, he didn’t have visions of Augusta or even nearby Leopard Creek. The Mpumalanga junior was just beginning his journey with the South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) and he had no…

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Nkosi nails Nomads SA Under-15 Champs win

8 January 2020 – South African Golf Development Board rising star Rorisang Nkosi celebrated his first national victory in style on Wednesday, producing a strong closing round at Mbombela Golf Club to win the prestigious Nomads SA Under-15 Championship. Nkosi set himself a target of securing a first win on the national junior circuit in…

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SAGDB celebrates 20 years of changing lives

16 December 2019 – What started as one man’s dream to take the game to the people at grass-roots level has grown and blossomed and this year, the South African Golf Development Board proudly celebrates 20 years of growing golf in South Africa. “The South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) was founded by our patron,…

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Introducing GolfRSA Rising Star Tebogo Lefifi

This November, we shine the spotlight on one of GolfRSA’s rising stars Tebogo Lefifi. Having joined the South African Golf Development Board programme as an eight-year-old, the Lyndhurst junior rose through the ranks under the watchful eye of Gauteng regional manager Andy Ostle. “Tebobo caught the eye of the executive at Ladies Golf Gauteng and…

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SAGDB receives international award from PGAs of Europe

The South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) has become the latest project to be awarded the PGAs of Europe President’s Award for Golf Development at the 2018 Annual Congress Gala Awards Dinner Supported By Rolex at Costa Navarino in Greece. The SAGDB has been operating in South Africa since 1999 and has grown a network…

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Loubser pips Couch for Bridge Fund win

Loubser pips Couch for Bridge Fund win

20 August 2018 – Durbanville junior Louis Loubser Jnr defeated Keegan-Slade Couch from Milnerton in extra time to win the second event in the prestigious Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series at Boschenmeer Golf Estate on Sunday. Francois Cilliers, who won the season-opening event at Royal Cape Golf Club in July, looked on course for back-to-back…

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Vorster and Nkosi set Dimension Data pace in George

27 June 2018 – The value of international competition was amplified in George on Wednesday with Martin Vorster and Rori Nkosi leading the Dimension Data Junior Open tournaments at Kingswood and Fancourt on Wednesday. Less than two weeks ago, Vorster fired a 10-under 61 in the final round of the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup…

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