Premlall goes wire-to-wire at Nedbank Junior Challenge

5 May 2021 – Glendower’s Yurav Premlall walked in the footsteps of giants when held on for a wire-to-wire win in the inaugural Nedbank Junior Challenge on a score of three-under-par at the Gary Player Country Club on Wednesday. The 17-year-old GolfRSA National Squad member led by two strokes after the first round and carried…

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Premlall feels the heat at Nedbank Junior Challenge

4 May 2021 – Yurav Premlall is aiming to become the first winner of the Nedbank Junior Challenge on Wednesday, but the 17-year-old will have to stave off fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Jordan Duminy, as well as a few other in-form contenders, in the final round. Premlall slept on a two-shot cushion after opening…

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Premlall powers to Nedbank Junior Challenge lead

3 May 2021 – Glendower’s Yurav Premlall laid down a marker in the first staging of the Nedbank Junior Challenge when he fired an opening four-under-par 68 in an impressive start at the testing Gary Player Country Club. On a day when only three golfers posted under-par rounds, the 17-year-old opened up a two-shot lead…

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Amateur glory beckons at 110th SA Open

2 December 2020 – Eight amateurs will peg the ball up on day one of the 110th South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club this week. For most South African amateurs, competing in the SA Open alongside top professionals from across the world, the SA Open is the Holy Grail; the pinnacle…

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Cream of amateur crop named for SA Open

October 2020 – Five of South Africa’s most promising amateur talents will join the star-studded field in the South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club from 3-6 December. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) announced on Tuesday the amateur quintet exempt for qualifying in the R19.5 million tournament, supported by Nedbank and…

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GolfRSA’s Premlall gets SA Open nod

23 December 2019 – Sixteen-year-old prodigy Yurav Premlall will make his second appearance in the South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Joburg, when he joins seven fellow GolfRSA National Squad members at Randpark Golf Club from 9 – 12 January. Premlall will be teeing it up with South Africa’s leading amateur Jayden…

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Bhana seals graduation with Italian triumph

BIELLA, Italy (6 September 2019) – Amilkar Bhana chalked up another brilliant victory for the GolfRSA National Squad with a winning performance in the 13th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship at the Golf Club Biella Le Betulle on Thursday. The 14-year-old Gauteng golfer overturned a six-shot deficit in the third round to tie overnight pacesetter…

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GolfRSA juniors hang tough in Italy

BIELLA, Italy (4 September 2018) – Amilkar Bhana and Yurav Premlall will lead the GolfRSA challenge on the final day of the 13th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship after a day of mixed results at the Golf Club Biella le Betulle. Bhana and Premlall finished the day in a tie for fifth on one-over and…

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Premlall hits the front at Italian U16 Champs

BIELLA, Italy (3 September 2018) – Glendower junior Yurav Premlall set the pace on the opening day of the 13th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship on Tuesday. The 16-year-old GolfRSA National Squad member made the most of an early start and the course knowledge he gained during two previous trips to Italy to navigate the…

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SA juniors named for Italian U-16 challenge

17 July 2019 – Yurav Premlall is savouring his third consecutive start in the Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship and hopes third times’ the charm as he goes in pursuit of the Theodore Soldati Trophy from 3-5 September. The 16-year-old Glendower junior will line up alongside fellow GolfRSA National Squad members Amilkar Bhana and Nash…

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Premlall leads South African charge in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland (18 June 2019) – Edenvale teenager Yurav Premlall celebrated his 16th birthday with a share of fifth in the first round of the stroke play qualifying in the 124th Amateur Championship in Ireland on Monday. A total of 288 players from 37 countries started the 36-hole qualifier at the Portmarnock and The Island…

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GolfRSA quartet through to Irish final

DROGHEDA, Ireland (2 June 2019) – GolfRSA National Squad juniors Martin Vorster, Casey Jarvis, Yurav Premlall and Jordon Duminy survived a baptism of fire at the Baltray Links in Ireland to make the 36-hole final in the East of Ireland Amateur Open Championship on Sunday. Vorster from Southern Cape and Ekurhuleni’s Jarvis both carded one-over-par rounds…

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Premlall sets SA pace in Ireland

DROGHEDA, Ireland (1 June 2019) – South African junior Yurav Premlall fired an opening four-under-par 68 at County Louth Golf Club to lead the seven-strong GolfRSA National Squad crew in the East of Ireland Amateur Open Championship on Saturday. The 16-year-old Glendower golfer fired three birdies on the bounce over the last three holes to…

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National Squad to build on recent success in UK tour

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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Four new caps in GolfRSA National Squad

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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Premlall in ascendancy again at Nomads Umhlali

BALITO, 4 January 2019 – Ekurhuleni junior Yurav Premlall picked up right where he left off last year and collected his fourth trophy in as many months when he won the season-opening Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal on Friday. The 15-year-old Glendower golfer won by three shots on one-under-par 212 after posting rounds of…

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Els pushes, Rebula tightens grip in SA Open

JOHANNESBURG, 8 December 2018 – Spurred on by his famous playing partner, George amateur Jovan Rebula tightened his grip on the Freddie Tait Cup challenge in Saturday’s third round of the South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Johannesburg, at Randpark Golf Club. Teeing off in the same group as his four-time Major…

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Trio ready to give chase in SA Open

JOHANNESBURG, 7 December 2018 – Wilco Nienaber, Deon Germishuys and 15-year-old Yurav Premlall moved in on Jovan Rebula and threw this year’s hunt for the Freddie Tait Cup in the South African Open Championship at Randpark Golf Club wide open in Friday’s second round. The Freddie Tait Cup – awarded to the leading amateur who…

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Rebula lays down SA Open marker at Randpark

JOHANNESBURG, 6 November 2018 – Reigning Amateur champion Jovan Rebula laid down an early marker in the hunt for the Freddie Tait Cup after day one of the South African Open Championship, hosted by the City of Johannesburg at Randpark Golf Club. Rebula started Thursday’s first round alongside six fellow GolfRSA National Squad members and…

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Young Premlall stuns at CCJ to seal SA Open spot

WOODMEAD, 4 December 2018 – Edenglen teenager Yurav Premlall soared on the wings of two eagles in the Country Club Johannesburg Qualifier to book his spot in the 2019 South African Open Championship. Off first at the crack of dawn, Premlall sped around the Rocklands Course in six-under-par 66 to set a clubhouse target that…

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