SAGDB celebrates 20 years of changing lives

16 December 2019 – What started as one man’s dream to take the game to the people at grass-roots level has grown and blossomed and this year, the South African Golf Development Board proudly celebrates 20 years of growing golf in South Africa. “The South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) was founded by our patron,…

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GolfRSA Proteas does SA proud in the USA

10 November 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas continued South Africa’s success story on the international golfing stage with a superb performance in the highly-rated Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship in Texas. Martin Vorster from Southern Cape, Western Province’s Sam Simpson and Gauteng pair Zethu Myeki and Symone Henriques combined for an impressive ninth place finish…

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GolfRSA Proteas on the move abroad

9 November 2019 – While the GolfRSA Proteas made positive strides in the Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship in Texas, fellow South African Kyle de Beer broke into the top 25 in the Argentine Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Friday. The South African team finished in joint 12th on 12-under alongside Chinese Taipei when action…

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Mixed fortunes for GolfRSA Proteas in Texas

8 November 2019 – The GolfRSA Proteas combined for five-under-par 139 to tie for 13th in the Combined International Competition of The Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Texas on Thursday. The 19 nations contesting the 54-hole, four-ball stroke-play competition teed off in pouring rain and it was the French…

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GolfRSA Proteas pumped for Texas action

7 November 2019 – The Spirit International Golf Championship has been a training ground for stars of tomorrow spanning the globe, and GolfRSA Proteas Zethu Myeki, Symone Henriques, Martin Vorster and Sam Simpson are among the 80 players hoping to go on to bigger and better things after this week. The first championship in 2001…

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Rothman leads power-packed line-up at Woodhill

25 April 2019 – Western Province junior Jordan Rothman will lead an elite cast of top ranked amateurs into battle when the South African Women’s Amateur Championships get underway in Pretoria on Sunday. The 16-year-old GolfRSA Elite Squad member will tee it up at Woodhill Residential Estate and Country Club in a bid to recapture the…

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Sweet Seventh for South Africa in Eswatini

4 April 2019 – Zethu Myeki, Sarah Bouch and Larissa du Preez dovetailed brilliantly over 54 holes to capture South Africa’s seventh successive Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy victory with a wire-to-wire performance in Eswatini. GolfRSA Elite Squad members Myeki and Bouch combined for an eight-over 150 in Thursday’s final round at the Nkonyeni Lodge and…

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Team South Africa strengthens lead in Swaziland

3 April 2019 – GolfRSA Elite Squad golfer Zethu Myeki fired a sizzling three-under-par 68 to anchor Team South Africa on day two of the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy at the Nkonyeni Lodge and Golf Estate in Eswatini. Fellow Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation member Larissa du Preez returned a two-over 73 to give the defending champions…

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Decisive start for Team RSA in Eswatini

2 March 2019 – Team South Africa made a strong start in their title defence at the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) at the Nkonyeni Lodge and Golf Estate in Eswatini on Tuesday. New cap Larissa du Preez and Sarah Bouch, a member of the victorious 2017 team, combined for a first round total of…

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SA trio ready for RAACT action in Eswatini

1 March 2019 – GolfRSA Elite Squad player Zethu Myeki, fellow Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation member Larissa du Preez and Sarah Bouch will start South Africa’s title defence in the Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy (RAACT) in Eswatini on Tuesday. The prestigious Regional All-Africa Challenge Trophy events are held biennially in West Africa, Southern Africa,…

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Fearless Floyd sets winning course in 2019

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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Mixed results for SA pair in Argentina

Mixed results for SA pair in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (11 October 2018) – GolfRSA National Squad player Cole Stevens made significant strides in the second round of the golf competition at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires on Wednesday. Stevens was tied for 20th after an opening five-over-par 75 and six strokes behind the trio of juniors leading the 32-strong…

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SA Juniors off to solid start in Youth Olympics

SA Juniors off to solid start in Youth Olympics

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (10 October 2018) – South Africa’s junior pair made a good start in the golf competition at the 2018 Youth Olympics with Kaiyuree Moodley finishing in the top 15 and Cole Stevens grabbing a share of 20th in Buenos Aires on Tuesday. Alessia Nobilo from Italy fired a two-under-par 68 to open…

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SA trio sweeps to 14th AACT victory in Ghana

SA trio sweeps to 14th AACT victory in Ghana

1 September 2018 – South African trio Zethu Myeki, Casandra Hall and Lenanda van der Watt swept to a record 13th victory for the country in the 13th edition of the All-Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) in Accra, Ghana on Friday. The international field in the biennial showpiece, supported by the R&A, were severely tested by…

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Team SA extends lead in Ghana

Team SA extends lead in Ghana

31 August 2018 – Team South Africa kept the country’s title defence in the 14th All-Africa Challenge Trophy on track on a tough scoring day at the Achimota Golf Club to pull 15 shots clear of Tanzania in Accra, Ghana on Thursday. South Africa led the first round on six-over 150 and kept control of…

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SA makes a fine start in AACT defence

SA makes a fine start in AACT defence

30 August 2018 – Casandra Hall and Zethu Myeki got South Africa’s title defence in the 14th All-Africa Challenge Trophy underway with a solid opening round at the Achimota Golf Club in Accra, Ghana on Wednesday. Hall and Myeki combined for a first round six-over 150 to open up a 13-shot lead over Tanzania, while…

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SA trio primed for All-Africa Challenge Trophy

SA trio primed for All-Africa Challenge Trophy

21 August 2018 – Zethu Myeki will spearhead South Africa’s title defence in the prestigious All-Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) alongside new caps Casandra Hall and Lenanda van der Watt in Ghana at the end of August. With the exception of 2006, South Africa has won every other edition of the highly-esteemed team championship, supported by…

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Fletcher fires early warning at Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur

Experience gained on the collegiate circuit in the United States served Michaela Fletcher well in Sunday’s 36-hole stroke play seeding round for the Sanlam South African Women’s Amateur Championship at Umhlali Country Club. The 22-year-old from Maritzburg returned rounds of 73 and 70 to claim the top spot on one-over 143. Fletcher held her nerve…

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Myeki primed for major move in the Bay

21 April 2018 – Zethu Myeki will return to a happy hunting ground with some early-season momentum when she vies for the 2018 Sanlam South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship at Port Elizabeth Golf Club from 22-24 April. The 24-year-old Myeki drew the curtain on 2017 – a season punctuated by four runner-up finishes –…

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Royston rallies for KZN Champs victory

15 March 2018 – Harvard-bound Chloë Royston from Newcastle staved off a spirited challenge from South Africa’s number three ranked Zethu Myeki when she won the Stroke Play Division in the KwaZulu-Natal Championship on March 12. Making the most of sunny and wind-still conditions Mount Edgecombe Country Club, Royston reeled in a hat-trick of birdies…

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