October 2020 – Somerset West golfer Vicki Traut will be bidding for back-to-back titles when she leads a stellar field in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship in the Western Cape next month. The flagship event will be contested at the magnificent Robertson Golf Club in the heart of the famous wine country from 16…

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18 September 2020 – Like most countries in the world, the golf industry in South Africa is slowly recovering from the impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic, but as they say, every cloud has a silver lining and in this case, the PGA of South Africa received exciting news for three women looking to start…

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September 2020 – There was no sign of lockdown blues as GolfRSA rising star Megan Streicher sprinted to the winner’s circle in the third event on this year’s Bridge Fund Manager Junior Series on Sunday. Last year the Swellendam junior upstaged the boys to win the Individual Competition in the SA High Schools Championship and,…

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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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10 August 2020 – Sarah Braude took the helm at Womens Golf South Africa at the end of April, shortly after the South African government issued the Alert Level 5 hard lockdown due to the international Covid-19 pandemic. In the ensuing months, Braude not only guided women’s amateur golf with great skill, but her expertise as…

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6 August 2020 – American Rachel Heck walked away with the medallist honours, but it was South Africa’s Kajal Mistry who produced the fireworks in the final round of the stroke play qualifier for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship on Wednesday. Demonstrating the same grit and determination that earned her the rare double in the…

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1 August 2020 – GolfRSA is delighted to announce that Womens Golf South Africa President Sarah Braude and GolfRSA’s top ranked Caitlyn Macnab both made the short-list of finalists for the 2020 Momentum gsport awards. This year marks the 15th edition of the longest-running women’s sports awards in South Africa, which honour South African athletes…

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CAPE TOWN, 19 May 2020 – Womens Golf South Africa welcomed a number of new caps from the country’s promising amateur pool into their three-tiered GolfRSA National Squad structure for the 2020 season. “We are delighted to welcome Chloe Malgas-Kelpin, Ellandri van Heerden, Kaylan Boshof, Kesha Louw and Lucia Mhlabane, who will join Anika Smit…

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14 May 2020 – Womens Golf South Africa will be guided by more than 20 years of experience in golf administration by newly-elected President Sarah Braude and Vice-President Susan Andrew. Braude and Andrew were unanimously elected during the Womens Golf South Africa (WGSA) Annual General Meeting, held via video conference at the end of April…

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Further to the Memorandum issued by the South African Golf Association (SAGA) and Womens Golf South Africa (WGSA) on 16 March 2020 regarding the cancellation of tournaments, we are implementing the following amendments and additions to that advisory: 1. All tournaments under management authority of SAGA and WGSA scheduled to be held up to 30…

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MEMORANDUM   Re: Coronavirus Update – Cancellation of National Tournaments To: SAGA Unions, WGSA Unions & SAGA NEC Members From: South African Golf Association President Naadir Agherdien and Womens Golf South Africa President Sally Greasley Date: 16 March 2020   To SAGA and WGSA Constituents With due consideration of the National Disaster pronounced by State President Cyril…

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In response to the Covid-19 outbreak and in line with President Ramaphosa’s address last night, GolfRSA, in conjunction with and on behalf of the SAGA and WGSA, is currently engaging with all stakeholders in order to establish an appropriate action plan for forthcoming tournaments and all amateur golf. This official plan of action will be…

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This November, we shine the spotlight on one of GolfRSA’s rising stars Tebogo Lefifi. Having joined the South African Golf Development Board programme as an eight-year-old, the Lyndhurst junior rose through the ranks under the watchful eye of Gauteng regional manager Andy Ostle. “Tebobo caught the eye of the executive at Ladies Golf Gauteng and…

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29 September 2019 – The WGSA Invitational Team claimed a huge victory for golf development with their triumph in the promotion battle at the 59th South African Women’s Inter-Provincial Championship. Womens Golf South Africa offered four young rising talents the chance to gain experience in the premier women’s team event and the quartet embraced the…

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The South African Amateur Championship, considered the marquee events of the women’ and men’s amateur golfing calendar, is to undergo a groundbreaking revamp that will see the men’s and women’s championships being played simultaneously in mid February 2020. The new-look SA Amateur Championship Week will be played at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. This…

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19 January 2019 – GolfRSA Elite Squad members Kaiyuree Moodley and Caitlyn Macnab are primed to start the 11th Annika Invitational USA at the World Golf Village in Florida today. The South African pair will join 70 of the world’s top girls ages 12 to 19 in the prestigious 54-hole stroke-play event, presented by Rolex and hosted…

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Division prize winners

EDENGLEN, 14 November 2018 – Ekurhuleni’s Caitlyn Macnab fired a second-round of 68 to successfully defend her Ladies A-Division title, while Mpumalanga’s Ru-Jean Lessingh matched her score to take the Men’s A Division title in the GolfRSA Champion of Champions event at Glendower Golf Club on Tuesday. The tournament pitted the country’s top club champions…

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Lessing, Galletti take pole in Champion of Champions

EDENGLEN, 12 November 12018 – Mpumalanga’s Ru-Jean Lessingh and Central Gauteng’s Eleanora Galletti are in pole position to win the men’s and ladies’ Champion of Champions titles respectively. Lessingh,  a +2.9 handicapper who is the club champion at Walker Palk, takes a two-stroke lead into the final round after shooting a 1-under-ar 71 at Glendower…

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KZN’s Smit takes early control at SA Mid-Am

KRUGERSDORP, 5 November 2018 – “New” kid on the block Liezl Smit from KwaZulu-Natal upstaged the country’s leading golfers to take the first round lead of SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship on Monday. The Vryheid golfer carded a four-over-par 76 at Krugersdorp Golf Club to open up a three shot lead over two-time former champion Vanessa…

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Son set for Duke of York Young Champions

SCOTLAND, 17 September 2018 – Woo-Ju Son, one of South Africa’s brightest golf prospects, will fly the flag for South Africa in the prestigious Duke of York Young Champions at the Castle Stuart Golf Links from 18-20 September. South Africa’s top ranked junior travelled to Scotland with Womens Golf South Africa president Sally Greasley where…

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