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SA junior quartet primed Italian U-16 Champs

21 Jul 2014

Herman Loubser, Dylan Naidoo, Luca Filippi and Luke Mayo will fly the flag for the South Africa at the eighth edition of the prestigious Italian International Under-16 Championship at Golf Club Biella in Italy from 2-4 September.

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SA claims third at International Team Mid-Am Champs

21 Jul 2014

South Africa defeated France to claim third place in their debut performance at the International Team Mid-Amateur Championship at Golf Du Medoc Resort near Bordeaux on Sunday. The South Africans emerged victorious from the tightly-fought battle against the host nation on a stormy, rain-interrupted day to claim a 2-1 victory.

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SA play France for third at International Teams

20 Jul 2014

South Africa will face host nation France in the final round of the International Team Mid-Amateur Championship after day of mixed fortunes at Golf Du Medoc Resort near Bordeaux on Saturday.

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Top three for SA at International Teams Qualifier

18 Jul 2014

South Africa claimed a share of third with host nation France in the Qualifying Round of the International Team Mid-Amateur Championship at Golf Du Medoc Resort near Bordeaux on Friday.

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SA looking ahead after French loss

17 Jul 2014

South Africa’s top ranked mid-amateurs lost 5.5 – 2.5 to the French in a two-day Test, but local heroes are already focussed on the International Team Mid-Amateur Championship, which tees off at Golf Du Medoc Resort near Bordeaux in France on Friday.

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Filippi leads Africa at Junior Open

17 Jul 2014

South Africa’s Luca Filippi claimed a top 12 finish at the Junior Open Championship to top the African leaderboard at the prestigious biennial championship, presented by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (R&A).

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SA trails France in Test at Golf de Medoc

16 Jul 2014

South Africa’s top ranked mid-amateurs are on the back foot after the French took command on the opening day of the two-day Test at the Golf Du Medoc Resort near Bordeaux in France.

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SA duo through to Junior Open final

16 Jul 2014

South African juniors Luca Filippi and Kaleigh Telfer both made the final round of the Junior Open Championship at the West Lancashire Golf Club in England on Tuesday.

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SA team geared for French Test

15 Jul 2014

Four of South Africa’s top ranked mid-amateur golfers hope to emulate two-time US Open champion Retief Goosen when they chase success against the French at the Golf Du Medoc Resort near Bordeaux in France over the next two days.
Goosen beat a strong French line up to lift the French Open title at the Chateaux Course in 1999, and the quartet are relishing the chance to follow in his footsteps and beat the French on home soil.

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Filippi in touch at Junior Open Championship

15 Jul 2014

South Africa’s Luca Filippi finished just within striking distance of first round pacesetter, Hugo Townsend from Sweden, in the opening round of Junior Open Championship at the West Lancashire Golf Club in England.
Filippi from the Western Province carded a two-over-par 74 for a share of fourth in the prestigious biennial championship, presented by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (R&A).

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Tuks undefeated at USSA Champs

11 Jul 2014

The University of Pretoria successfully defended their title at the USSA (University Sport South Africa) Championship when they beat North West University in spectacular fashion at Koro Creek Golf Estate in Limpopo on Friday.
Marco Loubser, Andrew van der Knaap, Stephen Morrison and rookie Reinardt Blaauw stole the march on NWU Tukke to claim a fifth victory for Tuks since 2008 with an emphatic 5 -1 drubbing.

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Top five finish for Rebula at North & South USA

11 Jul 2014

South African junior Jovan Rebula claimed a top five finish in the prestigious Junior North and South Championship in the United States.

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Open champ extends support for SA Junior Clubs Champs

10 Jul 2014

Open champion Louis Oosthuizen is extending his commitment to junior golf development in South Africa by expanding his sponsorship of the Louis Oosthuizen SA Junior Club Championship by a further three years.
Oosthuizen made the announcement on the eve of the Open Championship, where he will pursue a second Major title in a world class field at Royal Liverpool Golf Club next week.

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NWU and Tuks showdown at USSA Champs

10 Jul 2014

Germany and Argentina will serve as inspiration for the North West University team when they face off against the University of Pretoria in the USSA (University Sport South Africa) Championship final at Koro Creek Golf Estate on Friday.
NWU Pukke booked their berth with 4 – 2 victory against Tuks 2, while Tuks 1 defeated The Golf School of Excellence Johannesburg in a play-off to make their seventh consecutive final.

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Rebula in the mix at North & South USA

09 Jul 2014

South African junior Jovan Rebula is making waves across the Atlantic after a superb first round performance in the Junior North and South Championship in the United States.
The Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation member from George fired a three-under-par 69 at the Number Eight course at Pinehurst to tie American David Kocher in the 36th edition of the prestigious international event.

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TGSE and NWU face Tuks Double at USSA Champs

09 Jul 2014

The Golf School of Excellence Johannesburg and North West University 1 will face both teams from the University of Pretoria in the Match Play semi-finals at the annual USSA (University Sport South Africa) at Koro Creek Golf Estate on Thursday.

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Steyn claims hat-trick with Nomads Champs victory

09 Jul 2014

Modderfontein junior Marco Steyn launched another come-from-behind assault to chase down his third victory of the season at the Nomads National Order of Merit Championship at Silver Lakes Golf Estate on Wednesday. 
The 16-year-old Central Gauteng golfer fired a four-under-par 68 to reel in overnight leader Keegan de Lange and claim a two stroke victory on one under 143.

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Tuks assert their dominance at USSA Championship

08 Jul 2014

The University of Pretoria doubled up their title defence at the annual USSA (University Sport South Africa) Championships with a one-two finish in the Teams Stroke Play Qualifier at Koro Creek Golf Estate on Tuesday.

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Steyn gives chase at Nomads Champs

08 Jul 2014

Marco Steyn, fired an opening 75 at Silver Lakes Golf Estate to finish within striking distance of early leader, Keegan de Lange, at the Nomads National Order of Merit Championship on Tuesday.

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Tuks in early control at USSA Championship

07 Jul 2014

The defending champions got off to a fast start as expected, but unlike last year, it was the University of Pretoria B-team who stole the thunder in the first round of the annual USSA (University Sport South Africa) Championships at Koro Creek Golf Estate on Monday.
Zabastian de Jager and David Nortje opened with a pair of 72s and Ryan Lane contributed a 73 to push the B-side in pole position at 217 in the Teams Stroke Play Qualifier.

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Naidoo triumphs at Nomads SA Boys U-17 Champs

03 Jul 2014

Central Gauteng junior Dylan Naidoo held off a spirited charge from Boland’s Herman Loubser to claim the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Stroke Play Championship at Polokwane Golf Club on Thursday.
The 16-year-old Modderfontein golfer carried the momentum gained from three consecutive rounds of 71 into the final round. Two birdies and 16 pars added up to a two-under-par 70 and a one stroke victory on five under 211.

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Naidoo the man to beat at Nomads SA Boys U-17

02 Jul 2014

TuksSport High School’s Dylan Naidoo remains the man to beat after the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Stroke Play Championship reached the 54-hole mark at Polokwane Golf Club on Wednesday.
Naidoo overturned two bogeys to come home in 71 strokes for a third successive round and the 16-year-old Central Gauteng tops the leaderboard at three-under-par 213.

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Naidoo takes charge at Nomads SA Boys U-17

01 Jul 2014

Dylan Naidoo from Central Gauteng overtook first round pacesetter, Luca Filippi, and charged into the halfway lead at the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Stroke Play Championship at Polokwane Golf Club on Tuesday.

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Filippi leads, Rebula threatens at SA Boys U-17

30 Jun 2014

Defending champion Jovan Rebula finished within striking distance of early pacesetter, Luca Filippi, at the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Stroke Play Championship as first round action wrapped up at Polokwane Golf Club on Monday.

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SA trio named for World Amateur in Japan

30 Jun 2014

Christiaan Bezuidenhout, Zander Lombard and Gerlou Roux will represent South Africa in the Eisenhower Trophy at the biennial World Amateur Team Championships in Japan in September, the South African Golf Association (SAGA) announced on Monday.

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SA fights for top 10 in Japan

27 Jun 2014
A stupendous effort from Jovan Rebula and wingmen, Kyle McClatchie and Altin van der Merwe lifted South Africa to a top 10 finish in the final round of the TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup in Japan on Friday.
Deflated after disappointing second and third rounds, the local heroes rallied with a solid final round five-under-par 208 to seal a top 10 finish at three-under-par 849 in Aichi-Prefecture, Japan.
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SA woes continue at Junior Golf World Cup

26 Jun 2014

South Africa’s campaign at the TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup in Japan took another knock as the team’s backward slide continued in the third round at Tokyo’s Chukyo Country Club.
The prestigious international championship is turning into a tough school for the 2014 All-Africa Junior Golf Championship winners, who slipped to 13th in the 15-nation field on Thursday.

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Meyers fires brilliant 64 to win The Els Family trophy

25 Jun 2014

David Meyers recorded the best round ever in a Glacier Junior Series tournament when he won The Els Family trophy with a brilliant eight-under-par 64 at The Els Club Copperleaf on Sunday.

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SA Juniors struggle at Junior Golf World Cup

25 Jun 2014

South Africa struggled through a tough day on the greens at the TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup, but the four-man junior team managed to hang on to a top 10 finish in Aichi-Prefecture, Japan on Wednesday.
After a solid 208 in the first round, the local heroes struggled to negotiate some tough pin placements at Tokyo’s Chukyo Country Club and produced a two over 215 that left South Africa  in ninth on three-under-par 423 with two rounds to play.

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TuksSport clinches SA High School Champs

24 Jun 2014

Marco Steyn held his nerve under the extreme pressure to clinch the 2014 SA High School Championship title for TuksSport High School in a sudden-death play-off against Cameron Moralee from Rundle College at Bloemfontein Golf Club on Tuesday.

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SA Juniors in touch at Junior Golf World Cup

24 Jun 2014

South Africa’s four-man junior team carded a five-under-par 208 in the opening round of the TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup in Aichi-Prefecture, Japan to finish just four shots adrift from Chile on Tuesday.

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Rundle College impress at SA High School Champs

23 Jun 2014

A superb opening round from Kingswood golfer Cameron Moralee helped newcomers Rundle College to a share of the lead in the fourth edition of the SA High School Championship on Sunday.
The 17-year-old’s opening seven-under-par 65 at Bloemfontein Golf Club boosted the Southern Cape team to joint first with KwaZulu-Natal’s Hilton College on five over 221.

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Neil beats Lombard for Amateur title

22 Jun 2014

Former Scottish Boys champion Bradley Neil claimed one of amateur golf’s most prestigious prizes on Sunday when he defeated South Africa’s Zander Lomabrd 2 & 1 in the 36-hole match play final at Royal Portrush.

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Fourth SA High School Champs wide open

21 Jun 2014

Grey College and Goudveld High School will be counting on home course advantage to carry them to victory in the fourth edition of the SA High School Championship in Bloemfontein this weekend.
This year’s event drew a record entry of 20 teams, however, the absence of defending champions King Edward VII School (KES) and 2012 winners Waterkloof High School has left the tournament wide open.

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Lombard vs Neil in Amateur final

21 Jun 2014

Pretoria amateur Zander Lombard faces the biggest challenge of his career when he goes up against former Scottish Boys champion, Bradley Neil, in the final of the Amateur Championship in Northern Ireland on Sunday.

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Lombard reaches quarters at The Amateur Champs

20 Jun 2014
South Africa’s Zander Lombard defeated England’s Adam Chapman to reach the quarterfinals at The Amateur Championship on Friday.
The 19-year-old Woodhill golfer gained the early advantage, but had to overcome a couple of hiccups on the back stretch of Royal Portrush to seal the match 1-up.
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Lombard vaults early hurdles at Portrush

19 Jun 2014

South Africa’s Zander Lombard reached the quarterfinals of the match play section at the Amateur Championship at Royal Portrush after he survived an intense 19 hole battle against Englishman Haydn McCullen on Friday.

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Gauche sets SA pace at Amateur Championship

18 Jun 2014

Wingate Park’s Teagan Gauche heads the 10-strong group of South Africans after the first round of the weather-interrupted Amateur Championship at Royal Portrush and nearby Portstewart in Northern Ireland.

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Scots beat SA at home

12 Jun 2014

South Africa’s top amateurs failed to take the sting out of a home defeat at the Leopard Trophy earlier this year when they lost 11 – 7 to the Scots in a two-day test at Western Gailes Golf Club on Thursday.

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SA team on the back foot in Scotland

11 Jun 2014

The South African team were left with work to do after the first round of a two-day Test against Scotland at the Western Gailes Golf Club near Irvine went the way of the hosts on Wednesday.

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Steyn clinches ProShop Northern Amateur Stroke Play

11 Jun 2014

Modderfontein’s Marco Steyn drained an eagle putt at the 18thhole of the East Course at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington to seal a one-stroke victory in the ProShop Northern Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Monday.

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Bezuidenhout shows class at St Andrews

09 Jun 2014

South Africa’s top-ranked amateur, Christiaan Bezuidenhout, weathered tough international competition to claim a top 50 finish at the prestigious St Andrews Links Trophy in Scotland on Sunday.

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SA duo claim top 20s in Scotland

02 Jun 2014

South Africa’s leading amateur Christiaan Bezuidenhout and recent Lytham Trophy champion Thriston Lawrence both finished inside the top 20 at the Carrick Neil Scottish Open Stroke Play Championship on Sunday.

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SA trio chase success in Scotland

31 May 2014

South Africa’s leading amateur Christiaan Bezuidenhout, recent Lytham Trophy champion Thriston Lawrence and Prince’s Grant Amateur winner NJ Arnoldi will hunt for glory in the Carrick Neil Scottish Open Stroke Play Championship this weekend.
The trio will face a strong local challenge led by the country’s top ranked amateur, Grant Forrest, in the 72-hole event at the Panmure Links in Angus.

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SA Juniors win gold at Africa Youth Games

30 May 2014

The South African junior golf team claimed two gold medals, a silver and a bronze at the Africa Youth Games on Thursday to help boost the Team South Africa’s medal tally in Botswana to a record high of 77.

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SA golfers take charge at Africa Youth Games

29 May 2014

Eleonora Galletti helped Kyle McClatchie celebrate a memorable 17th birthday in Botswana by helping Team South Africa into the lead at the Africa Youth Games at Gaborone Golf Club on Wednesday.

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SA Quartet aim for success in Botswana

28 May 2014

Top SA junior golfers Kyle McClatchie, Hennie du Plessis, Eleonora Galletti and Shawnelle de Lange got South Africa’s challenge underway at the second African Youth Games in Gaborone, Botswana on Tuesday.

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May success for SAGA champions

28 May 2014

Thriston Lawrence, Zander Lombard and Graeme Watson enjoyed significant victories in May, while top ranked senior Mellette Hendrikse and juniors Paul Boshoff and Tristen Strydom made a return trip to the podium and Gregory Royston celebrated a breakthrough provincial win in East London.

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SA team selected for France

26 May 2014
The country’s top ranked mid-amateur, Greg Sheard, will lead a four-man team nominated to fly the flag for South Africa at the prestigious International Team Mid-Amateur Championship in France this July. Sheard will line up alongside Josef Fourie from Free State, Central Gauteng’s David Muller and Graeme Watson from Ekurhuleni – ranked second, fourth and fifth respectively.
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Central Gauteng swoops in to claim Challenge Cup

16 May 2014

On a day of high drama at Cullinan Golf Club, Basil Wright produced a champions shot in the final game to secure victory for Central Gauteng and wrench the Challenge Cup Teams Tournament victory title from the South African Golf Association Juniors. 

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