Zara le Keur never really considered golf as a career option. In fact, the closest the she got to the game was hitting golf balls at the driving range with her dad Wayne. However, a chance meeting with teaching professional Kurt Stripp at the Momentum Driving Range in 2017, changed her life. Just a year…

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22 December – We shine the spotlight on Dimension Data Junior Open Under-15 Challenge champion Jack Buchanan this December. The 14-year-old Western Province junior displayed nerves of steel as he holed a monster putt at the first extra hole on the Montagu Course to defeat Michael Ferreira in a sudden-death play-off for his first national…

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PANMURE, Scotland (16 August 2019) – Caitlyn Macnab and Jordan Rothman were eliminated in the first round and 14-year-old Kiera Floyd lost in a tightly contested second round tussle at The R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship in Scotland on Thursday. Macnab from Ekurhuleni went down 4 & 3 to Spaniard Julie Lopez Ramirez in the morning…

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PINEHURST, North Carolina (3 July 2019) – GolfRSA and Bridge Fund Managers celebrated a big win on Wednesday as Western Province junior Tyran Snyders became the first South African champion in the 41st North and South Junior Championship in the United States.. The 18-year-old Paarl teenager fired a flawless four-under-par 68 on Pinehurst No 8…

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LEEDS, England (1 June 2019) – Luca Filippi made huge strides on moving day in the English Men’s Open Amateur Championship to join the chase for the Brabazon Trophy with one round left at the Alwoodley Golf Club. The GolfRSA National Squad member fired a five-under-par 66 to surge upwards and finish seventh on his own on…

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20 March 2019 – Kajal Mistry slept on the lead for two straight nights and on Tuesday, she finished the job to lift the South African Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship trophy for a second time. And Mistry was not the only one to reach the winner’s circle in wire-to-wire style. Western Province rising star…

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31 March 2019 – Kaiyuree Moodley lifted the Stroke Play title and Erinvale’s Annelie Swanepoel defeated Kajal Mistry to capture the Match Play title in the Western Province Women’s Amateur Championships held at Clovelly Country Club. Bryanston’s Moodley was third after an opening one-over 73 and four shots behind first round leader Symone Henriques from…

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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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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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20 February 2019 – Southern Cape teenager Jordan Duminy showed maturity well beyond his 16 years to ensure three South Africans will challenge in the quarter-finals of the South African Amateur Championship at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Thursday. The Louis Oosthuizen Junior Academy booked his spot in the match play field with rounds…

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18 February 2019 – Luca Filippi issued a stern warning to his contemporaries with a perfectly struck 5-iron at the final hole and two-putts for victory in the 36-hole qualifier of the South African Amateur Championship on Monday. The overnight leader fired a one-under-par 71 at King David Mowbray Golf Club to lift the prestigious…

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17 February 2019 – Western Province trio Luca Filippi, Elton James and Deon Germishuys made their presence felt at King David Mowbray Golf Club in the first round of the 36-hole qualifier for the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship on Sunday. On a day when windy conditions tested their patience, only 25 players in the…

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13 February 2019 – Extraordinary talent is not the only thing that sets champions apart from the rest of the competition. It is the ability to follow a plan with discipline and sticking to it with tenacious commitment and perseverance. These are the attributes that set 14-year-old Kiera Floyd from Benoni on a winning path…

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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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4 February 2019 – The South African Golf Association (SAGA) has tasked GolfRSA National Squad members Martin Vorster, Christo Lamprecht and Casey Jarvis, and Sam Simpson to chase a 21st consecutive victory for South Africa in the prestigious All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana in March. The winning team and the runners-up of the Africa…

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RANDBURG, 14 December 2018 – Sam Simpson underlined his billing as one of South Africa’s emerging young stars when he stormed to a five-shot victory in the Joburg Junior Open at Randpark Golf Club on Friday. The 16-year-old Bellville golfer announced himself in July when he captured his first title on the Sunshine Tour Junior…

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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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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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