11 April 2019 – South Africa’s leading amateurs Wilco Nienaber, Luca Filippi, Jayden Schaper and Therion Nel completed a successful title defence in the 25th Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia on Thursday. The GolfRSA National Squad quartet signed off with a clean sweep in the Match Play final round at Rossmund Desert Golf…

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10 April 2019 – The four-man South African team has kept the country’s title defence on track in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament with another dominant performance at the Rossmund Desert Golf Course in Namibia on Wednesday. Ekurhuleni junior Jayden Schaper stretched a two-shot overnight lead in the 54-hole Stroke Play Seeding stage to…

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9 April 2019 – South Africa’s number one ranked junior Jayden Schaper – flanked by fellow GolfRSA National Squad players Luca Filippi, Wilco Nienaber and Therion Nel – boosted South Africa’s title defence bid with a strong start in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia. Schaper opened with a one-under-par 71 and fired a sizzling…

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8 April 2019 – Four of South Africa’s top ranked amateurs will take up the country’s title defence in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament at one of only five registered all-grass desert golf courses in the world on Tuesday. Wilco Nienaber, Luca Filippi, Jayden Schaper and Therion Nel will aim to hunt down a 25th title…

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8 April 2019 – South Africa’s top amateur male golfers will once again test their mettle on a demanding tour to the United Kingdom and Ireland as the GolfRSA National Squad seeks to emulate its successful 2018 trip. Last year’s squad bettered all expectations when they returned with three big international wins, a handful of…

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GolfRSA has announced a group of 19 of the country’s most promising amateur male players, including four new caps, who will make up its 2019/20 Golf National Squad. The National Squad, now in its fourth year, has had tremendous success since its inception in 2016. Set up from a R10-million donation by businessman and GolfRSA…

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CAPE TOWN, 12 March 2019 – GolfRSA National Squad members Wilco Nienaber and Therion Nel from Free State, Ekurhuleni’s Jayden Schaper and Luca Filippi from Western Province have been tasked to continue the country’s proud record in the Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament in Namibia this April. The Africa Region 5 Golf Tournament, formerly known…

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GolfRSA duo delighted with Argentina experience

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (11 November 2018) – GolfRSA National Squad duo Luca Filippi and Therion Nel returned to South Africa on Sunday after a positive two week stint in Argentina. The pair combined for a top five finish in the International Competition of the 47th Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup at Los Lagartos Country Club and…

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Fighting start from Filippi in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (8 November 2018) – He liked the look of the course in the practice round and predicted a good week and that’s just how Luca Filippi started the Argentine Amateur at Highlands Park Country Club in Buenos Aires on Thursday. South Africa’s number four ranked Filippi fired four birdies for opening three-under…

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SA pair raise expectations after fifth in Argentina

PILAR, Argentina (5 November 2018) – GolfRSA National Squad pair Luca Filippi and Therion Nel want to up the ante in this week’s 59th Argentine Amateur Championship after placing fifth in the International Team Competition in the 47th Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup on Sunday. Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira and Martin Contini sealed Argentina’s third victory in…

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SA pair slip, Argentina takes control in Tailhade Cup

PILAR, Argentina (4 November 2018) – While South Africa’s Luca Filippi backpedalled on Saturday, Guillermo Estivill gave the local crowds plenty to cheer about as he continued to lead the 47th Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup at Los Lagartos Country Club. Estivill carded a third round 69 to finish on three-under 207 and he maintains a…

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SA pair upbeat ahead of moving day in Argentina

PILAR, Argentina (3 November 2018) – Luca Filippi and Therion Nel are primed to make further inroads on moving day after both GolfRSA National Squad players improved their positions in tough conditions at the 47th Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup on Friday. Filippi from Milnerton birdied the final two holes to share the low round honours…

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SA duo make modest start in Argentina

PILAR, Argentina (2 November 2018) – South African pair Luca Filippi and Therion Nel were admittedly disappointed with a modest start in the 47th Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup in Argentina on Thursday. Both GolfRSA National Squad players opened with rounds of five-over-par 75 that left them around the midway mark on the first round leaderboard…

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Filippi and Nel primed for Argentine challenge

18 October 2018 – GolfRSA National Squad members Luca Filippi and Therion Nel hope to stake another winning performance for South Africa in two top international events in Argentina in November. Nel from Free State and Filippi from Western Province will travel to Buenos Aires on 29 October and spend two days preparing to extend…

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6 August 2018 – The GolfRSA National Squad celebrated a noteworthy slice of success with the international achievements of Jovan Rebula, Wilco Nienaber, Christo Lamprecht, Martin Vorster and Deon Germishuys between May and July this year. These world beaters undoubtedly deserved the attention showered on them, but it’s time to shine the spotlight on Therion Nel,…

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22 June 2018 – George golfer Jovan Rebula will be the lone South African starter in the quarter-finals of the 123rd Amateur Championship today after Wilco Nienaber and Luca Filippi were eliminated in round four. Rebula defeated fellow GolfRSA National Squad player Malcolm Mitchell 1-up in the third round to progress to the top 16…

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21 June 2018 – There was jubilation in the GolfRSA National Squad camp after five of the six starters made the top 32 in the 123rd Amateur Championship on Wednesday, but the excitement was crushed as soon as the third round draw was published. South Africa’s reigning number one Wilco Nienaber continued his dominance when…

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20 June 2018 – Bobby Cole is the one and only South African winner in the 123-year history of the Amateur Championship, but South Africa’s leading amateur Wilco Nienaber wrote his own bit of history when he won the stroke play qualifier in Scotland on Tuesday. The 18-year-old GolfRSA National Squad player became the first…

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18 June 2018 – South Africa’s top ranked amateur Wilco Nienaber was in ascendancy again as the highly anticipated 123rd Amateur Championship got underway at Royal Aberdeen and Murcar Links on Monday. A total of 288 amateurs from 38 countries started the first round of the stroke play qualifier in the East of Scotland and…

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11 June 2018 – Trouble at the notorious Road Hole for Christo Lamprecht and Therion Nel. Five bogeys for Matt Saulez. Back-to-back double bogeys to start and two bogeys to finish for Luca Filippi. You would imagine the quartet would have plenty to lament after they wrapped up the St Andrews Links Trophy in Scotland…

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