Fearless Venter crowned Nomads SA Girls champion

A perfect draw. That’s the shot Gabbi Venter needed to gain the advantage on Sam Whateley at the first play-off hole. And that’s the shot she executed. So well, in fact, that the Free State junior nearly won the Nomads SA Girls Championship with an albatross. Everyone who has competed at the Gary Player Country…

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Jacobs eagles his way to Nedbank Junior title

4 May 2022 – Stefan Jacobs soared to a three-shot victory in the Nedbank Junior Challenge, thanks to two sensational front-nine eagles at the Gary Player Country Club that helped the Randpark junior hold off a charging Aldrich Potgieter. Potgieter has been on a sublime run of form over the past few months, having racked…

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Second Nedbank Junior Challenge draws major interest

In the wake of the exciting news that the illustrious Nedbank Golf Challenge returns to the 2023 DP World Tour schedule, South Africa’s leading junior golfers are champing at the bit to tee it up in the second Nedbank Junior Challenge at the legendary Gary Player Country Club golf course from 2-4 May. The 78-strong…

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Trio of young champions crowned at Sun City

25 March 2022 – Stephanie Barbaglia, Lea van der Merwe and Zoey Rhoda celebrated a victorious campaign in the 2022 Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl presented by Sun International at Sun City this March. Barbaglia broke through to claim a first national victory in a tightly-fought contest in the A-Division and reigning SA Women’s Stroke…

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Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl heading to Sun City

Golf RSA | Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl heading to Sun City

1 March 2022 – GolfRSA’s Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship takes on a grand new look when it tees off at the iconic Lost City Golf Course in March as part of an exciting multi-year sponsorship deal with Sun International. The prestigious new venue represents an exciting new chapter in the development of women’s…

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Fantastic Five set for SA Open

Golf RSA | Fantastic Five set for SA Open

5 November 2021 – South Africa’s top-five ranked amateur golfers have been extended an invitation to play in the South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club from 2-5 December, an event co-sanctioned by the European and Sunshine Tours. The quintet, headed by reigning SA Amateur champion and current SA No 1 Christiaan…

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Maas eager to make amends as SA Open returns to Sun City

Golf RSA | Maas eager to make amends as SA Open returns to Sun City

17 September 2021 – Reigning South African Amateur champion Christiaan Maas will tee it up as one of a group of talented amateurs in this year’s South African Open Championship at Gary Player Country Club in Sun City from 2-5 December. Closer to the tournament, GolfRSA will select four other amateurs, based on ranking, to…

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Premlall feels the heat at Nedbank Junior Challenge

Golf RSA | Premlall feels the heat at Nedbank Junior Challenge

4 May 2021 – Yurav Premlall is aiming to become the first winner of the Nedbank Junior Challenge on Wednesday, but the 17-year-old will have to stave off fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Jordan Duminy, as well as a few other in-form contenders, in the final round. Premlall slept on a two-shot cushion after opening…

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Another historic milestone for Jarvis at SA Open

Golf RSA | Another historic milestone for Jarvis at SA Open

4 December 2020 – South Africa’s No 1 ranked Casey Jarvis demonstrated once again why he is considered one of the future stars of the game when he etched his name in the annals of South African golf history at the South African Open Championship on Friday. In a tension-fraught second round, Jarvis joined the…

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The SA Open – Freddie Tait Cup Story

Golf RSA | The SA Open - Freddie Tait Cup Story

December 2020 – The Freddie Tait Cup is awarded to the leading amateur at the South African Open Championship, providing he survives the 36-hole cut. The prestigious trophy commemorates Lieutenant Freddie Guthrie Tait, a St Andrews young man who won the Amateur Championship in 1896 and 1897 and finished leading amateur in the Open six times.…

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Maas, Duminy and Mbetse heading for SA Open at Sun City

Golf RSA | Maas, Duminy and Mbetse heading for SA Open at Sun City

1 December 2020 – The Covid-19 nationwide lockdown may have put the brakes on their 2020 season, but if you thought top ranked amateurs Christiaan Maas and Jordan Duminy were done for the year, think again. The GolfRSA National Squad pair came through today’s pressure-packed qualifiers alongside South African US-based Massimo Mbetse to join the…

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

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

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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Ex-Springbok Breyton Paulse celebrates heroes of a different nature

Ex-Springbok Breyton Paulse celebrates heroes of a different nature

While former Springbok wing Breyton Paulse was delighted to see some of the current Springboks at Sun City on Monday – and he made a point of telling them how impressed he has been with their recent Rugby Championship performances – the prolific try-scorer said the people he considered the biggest heroes at the famous…

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SA golfers open their hearts for CANSA

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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Williams seals first SA Senior Amateur double

11 February 2018 – Steve Williams became the first golfer to lift both flagship trophies on the South African senior amateur circuit when he won the Senior Players Championship at Sun City in a dramatic finish on Sunday. The 56-year-old former South African Senior Stroke Play champion edged out 2015 winner Morgan Phillips by one shot…

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Players Championship confirm exciting new partnerships

2 October 2017 – The South African Golf Association (SAGA) and GolfRSA is delighted to announce a new and exciting collaboration with multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers as the main sponsor and leading South African automotive retail company Super Group Dealerships as a supporting sponsor of the prestigious Senior Players Championship in 2018. “Golf and…

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