Excitement builds for GolfRSA team events

15 April 2021 – Excitement is building as amateur talents of all ages gear up for the recommencement of national team events across South Africa, starting with the Senior and Super Senior Inter-Provincials this April. GolfRSA cancelled all of its national team events across all its divisions following the hard lockdown that ensued in South…

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Roses claim historic first SA IPT victory

20 September 2019 – Ekurhuleni fulfilled their destiny with a historic first time victory in the 59th South African Inter-Provincial, sponsored by Tempest Car Hire, at Mbombela Golf Club on Friday. Groomed for success by former Ekurhuleni President Martin Saaiman since 2012, the youthful side defeated 2016 champions Southern Cape 8 – 4 on day…

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SA IPT showdowns on the cards in Mbombela

MBOMBELA, 19 September 2019 – The calculators came out in force as action wrapped up on day four of the 59th South African Inter-Provincial Tournament, sponsored by Tempest Car Hire, at Mbombela Golf Club. Ekurhuleni routed Western Province 8 – 4 to edge even closer to a historic first A-Section win, but with Southern Cape…

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Epic battles loom at Mbombela

18 September 2019 – Southern Cape is hot on heels of A-Section log leaders Ekurhuleni while North West made a bold statement in the battle for promotion on day three of the 59th South African Inter-Provincial, sponsored by Tempest Car Hire, at Mbombela Golf Club. Ekurhuleni put Central Gauteng on the back foot with a…

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Ekurhuleni and Boland lead the charge in Mbombela

17 September 2019 – Ekurhuleni took pole position in the A-Section at the 59th South African Inter-Provincial Tournament, sponsored by Tempest Car Hire, on Tuesday, while Boland threw down the gauntlet in the battle for promotion at Mbombela Golf Club. “The boys were pumped to take on Gauteng North after beating Southern Cape in the…

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From the Fringes: An Introduction

“The zone of contention’, ‘the money zone’, ‘the scoring zone’, are some of descriptions used to sum up the importance of the fringes’ areas around the green for any golfer hoping to return a good score. ‘Anyone’ (this writer being a definite exception) can cover a 550-yard par five with a booming drive and then…

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Streicher rules roost at SA High School Champs

6 August 2019 – Megan Streicher from Somerset College made golfing history in Women’s Month when she became the first female winner in the ninth SA High School Championship at Koro Creek Bushveld Golf Estate on Tuesday. The 16-year-old Swellendam native scooped the individual honours with a one-shot victory on four-under-par 140 after posting rounds of 72…

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De Villiers Graaff comes up trumps at SA High School Championships

6 August 2019 – South African Golf Development Board member Alric Rooi helped De Villiers Graaff High School to come up trumps in a count-out against Curro Aurora at the SA High School Championship at Koro Creek Bushveld Golf Club. The Golf School of Excellence Cape Town opened with a three-under-par 213 total to lead…

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Midstream College claims Ernie Els Champs glory

6 August 2019 – Midstream College edged out first round leaders Laerskool Wierdepark in a tight final round battle at Magalies Park Golf Club to lift the Ernie Els SA Primary School Championship title. William Reyneke, Ben van Wyk, Luan Coetzee and Rigardt van Zyl secured their first trophy in the ninth edition of the…

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Magnificent double for Mpumalanga at Maccauvlei

5 June 2019 – Eight months after they won promotion in the 58th SA Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship, Mpumalanga B went the distance at Maccauvlei Golf Club with a dominant performance to win the Challenge Trophy at the SA Women’s 72-Hole Teams Championship in wire-to-wire style. Danielle Bekker and Nicole Schoeman carded rounds of 158, 155, 158…

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Sweet Seventh for South Africa in Eswatini

4 April 2019 – Zethu Myeki, Sarah Bouch and Larissa du Preez dovetailed brilliantly over 54 holes to capture South Africa’s seventh successive Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy victory with a wire-to-wire performance in Eswatini. GolfRSA Elite Squad members Myeki and Bouch combined for an eight-over 150 in Thursday’s final round at the Nkonyeni Lodge and…

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SA trio ready for RAACT action in Eswatini

1 March 2019 – GolfRSA Elite Squad player Zethu Myeki, fellow Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation member Larissa du Preez and Sarah Bouch will start South Africa’s title defence in the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) in Eswatini on Tuesday. The prestigious Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy events are held biennially in West Africa, Southern Africa,…

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Double joy for GolfRSA at AAJGC

16 March 2019 – The GolfRSA Boys and Girls secured their berths in the field for the 2019 Toyota Junior World Cup in Japan with resounding victories in the Boys and Girls Competitions of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana on Friday. The GolfRSA Girls successfully defended their title for a third successive year,…

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GolfRSA Teams in pound seats at All-Africa Junior

14 March 2019 – Both GolfRSA Girls and Boys Teams continued to improve in their title defence campaigns in Thursday’s third round of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana. The GolfRSA Boys fired a tournament low 20-under-par 196 at Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort to lead the Boys Competition with a 54-hole total of…

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GolfRSA Teams shine in Botswana

13 March 2019 – The GolfRSA Girls and Boys teams strengthened their leading positions with another superb effort in round two of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana on Wednesday. The GolfRSA Girls team produced an eight-under par total of eight-under 138 at Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort, while the GolfRSA Boys combined for…

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GolfRSA Juniors make solid start in Botswana

12 March 2019 – The GolfRSA Teams both got their title defence in the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge off to a superb start in the opening round in Botswana on Tuesday. The GolfRSA Boys team combined for a 16-under-par 200 total to lead the Boys Competition while a seven-under-par 137 secured pole position for the…

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GolfRSA Juniors keep control in Africa Amateur

13 February 2019 – The GolfRSA Juniors will hunt successive victories when they start today’s final round of the Team Competition at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship with a commanding lead at Leopard Creek. New cap Sam Simpson, Jayden Schaper and Christo Lamprecht combined for a 10-under 206 total in round two to keep the…

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Higgo heads log-jam at Leopard Creek

12 February 2019 – Garrick Higgo carded a five under second round 67 at Leopard Creek Golf Club to surge to the top of a packed leaderboard and set up an exciting third round at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Tuesday. The Boland golfer moved to seven-under, courtesy of an almost flawless performance,…

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GolfRSA Juniors set pace at Leopard Creek

12 February 2019 – The GolfRSA Juniors picked up where they left off last year and made the perfect start to their title defence in the 54-hole Team Competition of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Monday. On a day when only five players managed to break par at the magnificent Leopard Creek, Jayden…

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Schaper sprints to African Amateur lead

11 February 2019 – South Africa’s number one junior Jayden Schaper showed some serious big match temperament to surge to the top of the leaderboard on day one of the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek Golf Club on Monday. Schaper brought some hot form to the African Swing opener in Mpumalanga and…

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