GolfRSA duo delighted with Argentina experience

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

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

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

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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Epic battles loom at SA Women’s IPT

Epic battles loom at SA Women’s IPT

STELLENBOSCH, 4 October 2018 – The final round of the 58th South African Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate is shaping up for a mouth-watering finale in both sections on Friday. Defending champions Western Province are in for a ding-dong battle against Ekurhuleni for the championship title, while Mpumalanga and Border will…

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Province throws down the gauntlet at Devonvale

Province throws down the gauntlet at Devonvale

STELLENBOSCH, 2 October 2018 – Western Province made a winning start to their title defence in the 58th SA Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship with a convincing performance in Tuesday’s Seeding Round. The morning foursomes teed off in little more than a gentle breeze at Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate. Kelly Erasmus and Zayb Fredericks combined for…

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KZN and Southern Cape give chase at SA IPT

KZN and Southern Cape give chase at SA IPT

GEORGE, 18 September 2018 – Southern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal are in hot pursuit of Central Gauteng, who kept their bid for a record 29th title alive on day two of the South African Inter-Provincial Tournament, sponsored by Tempest Car Hire. Having drawn their first round match against Gauteng North, KwaZulu-Natal faced Ekurhuleni in Tuesday’s second…

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North West makes some noise in SA IPT at Oubaai

North West makes some noise in SA IPT at Oubaai

GEORGE, 17 September 2018 – Boland better watch out in round two, because North West is out for blood in the B-Section battle for promotion at the 58th South African Inter-Provincial Tournament, sponsored by Tempest Car Hire. It’s been a long 14 years since North West was relegated at Mowbray Golf Club and after too…

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Lions ready for Free State onslaught at SA IPT

Lions ready for Free State onslaught at SA IPT

GEORGE, 16 September 2018 – Defending champions Central Gauteng fully expect to come under fire from Free State at Oubaai Golf Club in Monday’s opening round of the South African Inter Provincial, sponsored by Tempest Car Hire. “Free State earned a hard-fought for promotion last year. They will want to prove that they belong with…

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Venues announced for SA’s Big Three

Venues announced for SA’s Big Three

21 August 2018 – GolfRSA has announced the host courses for its three biggest events of the year, with the Sanlam SA Amateur returning to Cape Town for the first time since 2012. Also revealed are the venues for the South African Stroke Play Championship and the African Amateur Championship. The three events run consecutively and…

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Filippi comes full circle in Southern Cape

Filippi comes full circle in Southern Cape

21 August 2018 – Luca Filippi is finally having the kind of season he knew he was capable of and victory at Plettenberg Bay Country Club on Sunday validated his simple, but effective objective for 2018. “I had some great highlights, but last year still felt like a let-down in terms of the rankings. I…

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Fearless Filippi soars to victory in Southern Cape

Fearless Filippi soars to victory in Southern Cape

19 August 2018 – Luca Filippi from Western Province fired a final round three-under-par 69 on Sunday to win the Southern Cape Open, supported by the Western Province Department of Sport, at Plettenberg Bay Country Club. The GolfRSA National Squad Player beat fellow Western Province golfer Ayden Senger by four strokes to win with a…

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SA juniors set to strike in Italy

27 July 2018 – Five of the country’s most promising young talents will travel to Europe in early September to represent South Africa in the 12th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) named Martin Vorster, Yurav Premlall, Casey Jarvis, Samuel Simpson and Kian Rose to fly the national flag in…

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Williams relishes Junior Open experience

19 July 2018 – GolfRSA Elite Squad player Kaylah Williams turned a disappointing start into a memorable international debut when she fired a trio of birdies over the closing holes in The Junior Open Championship in Scotland on Wednesday. Williams teed it up alongside Martin Vorster from the GolfRSA National Squad in the prestigious biennial…

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Vorster takes early command at The Junior Open

16 July 2018 – GolfRSA National Squad member Martin Vorster took the first round lead in The Junior Open, while Kaylah Williams made a solid international debut at St Andrews Links on Monday. Vorster from Southern Cape and Williams from Western Province are representing South Africa in the biennial pre-cursor to The Open, staged by…

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Ice-cool Simpson seals Tshwane Junior Open win

13 July 2018 – Bellville amateur Samuel Simpson staved off a late charge from fellow Western Province junior Deon Germishuys to celebrate his first Sunshine Tour Junior Series success in the Tshwane Junior Open on Friday. The 16-year-old Simpson stayed cool in difficult windy conditions to close with an even-par 72 to triumph on six…

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Simpson has early control in Tshwane Junior Open

12 July 2018 – Sam Simpson must be relishing a victory after a flawless six-under-par 66 in the opening round of the Tshwane Junior Open put him the mix for a fourth straight week. He racked up three birdies on the front nine, pencilled in a fourth red number on his card at the par…

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Rothman rallies for Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur glory

11 July 2018 – Western Province junior Jordan Rothman confirmed her status as one of South Africa’s future golfing stars when she knocked out two of the country’s top amateurs for the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship title at Umhlali Country Club. The 15-year-old Durbanville golfer made it to the final on Wednesday afternoon with…

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Hall, Telfer hold firm in Sanlam SA Amateur charge

10 July 2018 – Casandra Hall and Kaleigh Telfer are still on track for the elusive South African amateur double after making in through to Wednesday’s semi-finals of the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Championship. Both players had two tough matches on Tuesday for a spot in the final four at Umhlali Country Club. Reigning SA…

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Williams, Boonstra put field SA Amateur field on notice

9 July 2018 – Western Province junior Kaylah Williams and Chante Boonstra from Mpumalanga caused the first major upsets in the 2018 Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Championship at Umhlali Country Club on Monday. While the top qualifiers enjoyed a first round bye, Williams and Boonstra earned themselves an early start in the first round of…

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