SA’s top amateur Macnab comes of age in France

8 June 2021 – Even after her brilliant run on the Sunshine Ladies Tour, there were still some who questioned Caitlyn Macnab’s ability beyond South African borders. The country’s leading amateur silenced those critics with a top 20 finish in France this past weekend. In her five starts on Africa’s premier women’s professional circuit, Macnab…

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GolfRSA 2021 National squads announced

8 April 2021 – Four new faces have joined the men’s and women’s National Squads as GolfRSA continues to identify rising talent and assist with the development of the country’s top amateur golfers. Royal Cape pair Isabella van Rooyen (18) and Zara le Keur (16) have earned their call ups in the women’s system, joining…

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GolfRSA – A look back at the 2020 highlights

24 December 2020 – Caitlyn Macnab and Casey Jarvis dominated the headlines early in the year with their  unprecedented “double-double” for Ekurhuleni and Gauteng juniors Samantha Whateley and Kim Turgut drew the curtain on the shortened 2020 season with a joint victory in Kwazulu-Natal. Macnab and Jarvis joined a short and exclusive list of golfers…

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Telfer hitting the high notes in the US

24 December 2020 – GolfRSA Elite Squad member Kaleigh Telfer made her debut in this week’s Arnold Palmer Cup where she joined the cream of the US college crop in the Ryder Cup-style event, co-founded by the legendary Major champion and the Golf Coaches Association of America in 1997. The invitation to compete in this…

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GolfRSA Rising Star: Introducing Kesha Louw

For the final segment of our 2020 GolfRSA Rising Star Series, we headed to Border to get to know one of our new GolfRSA Womens Golf South Africa Talent Identification squad members, Kesha Louw. A sports fanatic, this 13-year-old firecracker has earned junior provincial colours in tennis, hockey and golf and last year, she rewrote…

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Fearless Floyd conquers all in Mpumalanga

December 2020 – Four weeks after a crushing performance in Cape Town, Benoni golfer Kiera Floyd added two more trophies to her silverware haul with a winning performance in the Mpumalanga Women’s Championship. Floyd charged straight to the summit with a flawless opening round of 65 at Middelburg Country Club on 21 November and the…

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Traut battles back to SA Women’s Mid-Am glory

ROBERTSON, 18 November 2020 – Vicki Traut came through an intense battle of attrition on the final day at Robertson Golf Club to celebrate back-to-back victories in the South African Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. The Erinvale golfer got her title defence in the quaint Cape Winelands town off to a strong start with a two-over-par 74…

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Traut targets repeat SA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship glory

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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Women’s Month Spotlight: 2020 Momentum gsport finalist Sarah Braude

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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WGSA welcomes new caps to National Squads

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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Coronavirus / COVID 19 Update – Cancellation of National Tournaments

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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Moodley up for double gsport awards

6 August 2019 – Don’t be fooled by her small frame, because pint-sized Kaiyuree Moodley packs a huge punch and her lethal ball-striking, pin-seeking approaches and putting prowess has put the rising golf star in the running for two national women’s sports awards. The GolfRSA Elite Squad member is a finalist in two categories –…

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Mistry and Telfer take on Royal County Down

NEWCASTLE, Ireland (11 June 2019) – Gauteng duo Kajal Mistry and Kaleigh Telfer will tee it up in the Women’s Amateur Championship in Northern Ireland today. The GolfRSA Elite Squad pair will face still competition at Royal County Down in one of the strongest fields ever assembled in the 116-year history of the premier women’s…

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GolfRSA pair through to All India Match Play

KOLKATA, India (28 November 2018) – GolfRSA juniors Kaiyuree Moodley and Kaylah Williams comfortably qualified for the Match Play Stage of the IGU All India Ladies Amateur Championship in India on Wednesday. Moodley from Gauteng tied for 11th with successive rounds of 77, and Williams from Western Province carded rounds of 80 and 79 to…

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Lessing, Galletti take pole in Champion of Champions

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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Son makes solid start at Duke of York in Scotland

Son makes solid start at Duke of York in Scotland

INVERNESS, Scotland (19 September 2018) – South Africa’s top ranked junior Woo Ju Son starts the second round of prestigious Duke of York Young Champions Trophy in the top 10 after a solid performance in the opening round on Tuesday. Irish junior Joseph Byrne set the first round target at Castle Stuart Golf Links on…

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Moodley and Stevens heading to 2018 Youth Olympics

Moodley and Stevens heading to 2018 Youth Olympics

2 September 2018 – GolfRSA is proud to announce that Gauteng juniors Kaiyuree Moodley and Cole Stevens were named by the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) to the South African Team heading to Argentina in October for the third Youth Olympic Games. Team South Africa will be represented in 19 different sports…

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Double delight for GolfRSA at 2018 gSport Awards

Double delight for GolfRSA at 2018 gSport Awards

2 September 2018 – GolfRSA scooped two awards at the prestigious gsport SA Women’s Sports Awards during a glittering extravaganza held at The Wanderers Club on Friday, 31 August 2018. This year marked the 13th edition of the country’s longest running women’s sport awards, honouring South Africa’s top athletes and those who make valuable contributions to…

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Macnab makes top 16 in Girls British Amateur

Macnab makes top 16 in Girls British Amateur

17 August 2018 – Caitlyn Macnab will start today’s third round in the 90th Girls British Open Amateur with GolfRSA Elite Squad team-mate Kajal Mistry in support after she claimed two decisive victories at Ardglass Golf Club in Ireland on Thursday. Macnab was in magnificent form in the first two rounds of the match stage…

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SA juniors set to start British Open challenge in Ireland

13 August 2018 – South African juniors Kajal Mistry and Caitlyn Macnab primed to start the 2018 Girls’ British Open Amateur Championship, which tees off at Ardglass Golf Club in County Down, Ireland on Tuesday. The GolfRSA Elite Squad pair will line up in a field of 144 players from 24 countries in the 36-hole…

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