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Higgo’s purple patch continues in the USA

20 Jul 2016

Fingers crossed for Boland junior Garrick Higgo, who starts the match play stage of the 69th US Junior Amateur at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tennessee tonight. The 17-year-old De Zalze golfer carded rounds of 75 and 72 in the weather-interrupted stroke play qualifier to tie for 30th on three over 147.

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Final Fields confirmed for Olympic Golf

20 Jul 2016

South Africa's Jaco van Zyl, Brandon Stone, Ashleigh Simon and Paula Reto are among the 120 men and women who will create golf history in Rio de Janeiro next month at the Olympic Games competition at Reserva de Marapendi Golf Course between August 11 and 20.

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Super-cool Schaper scores at Tshwane Junior Open

15 Jul 2016

Just three days after his Nomads National Order of Merit victory, Ebotse golfer Jayden Schaper produced a nerveless display to defeat Ge-Rico Muller at the third hole of a sudden-death play-off to scoop the Tshwane Junior Open title at Pretoria Country Club on Friday.

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Leach takes Tshwane Junior Open lead

14 Jul 2016

Bryce Leach from Central Gauteng will carry a one stroke lead over Dawid Opperman and Kyle de Beer into the final round of the Tshwane Junior Open at Pretoria Country Club on Friday.

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Lamprecht, Son sign off at Junior Open

14 Jul 2016

As one prestigious Open wrapped up on Wednesday, another started in Scotland and, having flown the flag for South Africa with great pride in the Junior Open Championship this week, two of the country’s brightest prospects were eager to get to Royal Troon to for the first round of The Open Championship.

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McClatchie, Moralee impress on Big Easy Tour

12 Jul 2016

South Africa's first golf Olympian Kyle McClatchie claimed an impressive joint runner-up finish in the Big Easy Kempton Park, while Freddie Tait Cup winner Cameron Moralee from Gauteng also bagged a top 10 finish at Kempton Park Golf Club on Tuesday.

 

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Schaper survives to clinch NOoM Modderfontein

12 Jul 2016

Ebotse’s Jayden Schaper produced two moments of brilliance on the 18th hole to savour a play-off victory in the Nomads National Order of Merit at Modderfontein Golf Club on Tuesday. The 15-year-old Ekurhuleni golfer defeated Cole Stevens and Dylan Mostert with par at the first play-off hole to triumph.

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Higgo hits big time in USA

12 Jul 2016

As the excitement builds for South Africa’s debut at the Olympics and the start of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon is eagerly anticipated, Garrick Higgo from Boland made a little history of his own when he punched his ticket to the US Amateur Championship on Monday.

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Son and Lamprecht make solid start at Junior Open

12 Jul 2016

South Africa’s top ranked Woo-Ju Son from Gauteng and recent Dimension Data Junior Open champion Christo Lamprecht from Southern Cape are rubbing shoulders with the cream of junior golf in the Junior Championship in Scotland.

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Schaper hits front at Modderfontein

11 Jul 2016

Reigning Nomads SA Boys U-15 champion Jayden Schaper fired an opening five-under-par 67 to lay down a marker for his second national junior victory this season in the Nomads National Order of Merit at Modderfontein Golf Club on Monday.

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Meyers motors to Limpopo Open victory

11 Jul 2016

David Meyers crusied to a seven-shot victory in the Limpopo Open on Sunday. The Dainfern golfer fired rounds of 70, 69 and 67 at Koro Creek Golf Club to triumph on 10-under-par 206.

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Three-way tie at Limpopo Open

08 Jul 2016
Free State's Steven Le Roux, Christopher Van Der Merwe from Gauteng North and David Meyers from Central Gauteng share the first round lead in the Limpopo Open Stroke Play Championship.
Le Roux, Van der Merwe and Meyers top the leaderboard at Koro Creek Bushveld Golf Estate on two-under-par 70.
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Double USSA Championship joy for NMMU

08 Jul 2016

For the full 90 holes of the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Championship, the eight lads from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University executed a well-laid plan and the outcome was a double celebration at Humewood Golf Club on Friday.

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NMMU gunning for USSA Championship double

07 Jul 2016

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University will be gunning for a double celebration after both the A- and B-teams reached the final round of the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Championship on Thursday.

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Nienaber coasts to SA Boys U-17 triumph

07 Jul 2016

Free State junior Wilco Nienaber sealed his first victory this season with a commanding wire-to-wire performance in the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship in George on Thursday.
Nienaber opened with a three-under-par 69 at Kingswood Golf Estate, kept his one shot overnight lead in tact with a second 71 and completed his march to victory with a final round 70 to claim a four shot victory on six-under-par 210.

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Big battles brew at USSA Championship

06 Jul 2016

Local favourites Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University A, both teams from the defending champions University of Pretoria and this year’s dark horse Varsity College will be heading into battle for the Cup Champion honours at the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Championship on Thursday.

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Nienaber keeps command at Kingswood

06 Jul 2016

Mother Nature made life tough for the juniors competing in the Nomads SA Boys U-17 Championship in George, but Free State golfer Wilco Nienaber hung tough to preserve his overnight lead in Tuesday’s second round at Kingswood Golf Estate.
The 16-year-old Bloemfontein golfer followed an opening 69 with a 71 to finish one shot clear of Daniel Cronje from Boland at four-under-par 140.

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Brilliant Big Easy triumph for Beckley

05 Jul 2016

North West amateur Aubrey Beckley claimed the Big Easy – Irene by one-stroke from Makhetha Mazibuko after a flawless final round six-under-par 66 at Irene Country Club on Tuesday.
Beckley’s victory marks a second time this season that an amateur has won on the Sunshine Tour's development circuit after fellow HPC Tuks Golf Academy player Dylan Naidoo claimed the opening event on this year’s schedule.

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NMMU take flight at USSA Championship

05 Jul 2016

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s A-team made the most of their home course advantage to soar to victory in the 36-hole stroke play seeding qualifier at the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Championship on Tuesday. 

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Nienaber sets SA Boys U-17 pace at Kingswood

05 Jul 2016

Free State junior Wilco Nienaber overcame a slight stumble on the back nine at Kingswood Golf Estate to pull one stroke clear of the chasing pack in round one of the Nomads SA Boys U-17 Championship in George on Tuesday.

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NMMU show their teeth at USSA Champs

04 Jul 2016

Luke Jerling led the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University A-team to joint first on day one of the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Championship at the Humewood Links in Port Elizabeth on Monday.
Jerling boosted NMMU A with a solid opening two-under-par 70. Michael Mayberry added a 73 and Jacques Smit and Colin Baldie supplemented their 221 total with a pair of 78s.

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Lamprecht, Jarvis triumphant at Fancourt

01 Jul 2016

Southern Cape junior Christo Lamprecht and Casey Jarvis from Ekurhuleni braved high winds, rain and icy conditions to come up trumps in the Dimension Data Junior Open at Fancourt on Friday.

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Filippi takes a bow in St Francis

27 Jun 2016

Luca Filippi went through an intense battle of attrition when he wasted an eight shot lead to lose the Dimension Data Junior Open last July, but the young Western Province standout finally got his just deserts when he claimed the St Francis Links Nomads National Order of Merit event on Monday.

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SA seven impress in Europe

27 Jun 2016

The South African Universities team took fourth in the World Universities Golf Championship in France, South Africa’s top ranked Jovan Rebula led the SA pack at the Brabazon Trophy in England and Southern Cape junior Caylum Boon made a great recovery to finish 33rd in Switzerland on Sunday.

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SA trio still solid at Brabazon Trophy

25 Jun 2016

South Africa’s top ranked Jovan Rebula and reigning African Amateur Stroke Play champion Albert Venter will lead the local charge into the final round of the Brabazon Trophy at the London Golf Club today.

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Solid start for SA Universities in France

25 Jun 2016

The South African Universities Team are in a strong position heading into the weekend at the 16th World University Golf Championships at Golf de Planchetorte in Brive-la-Gaillarde in France.

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Boon shares lead in Switzerland

25 Jun 2016

South Africa's Caylum Boon shared the overnight lead after the first round of the Swiss International Amateur Championships with Germany's Mauro Anderi in Switzerland.

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SA team named for World Amateur in Mexico

24 Jun 2016

The South African Golf Association (SAGA) have named Southern Cape’s Jovan Rebula and Central Gauteng pair Marco Steyn and Dylan Naidoo to represent South Africa at the biennial World Amateur Team Championships in September.

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SA trio march on at Brabazon Trophy

24 Jun 2016

South African trio Albert Venter, Jovan Rebula and Tristen Strydom survived the cut after the weather-hit second round of the Brabazon Trophy was completed on Friday at the London Golf Club in Kent, England.

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SA trio wired for World University Golf Championships

22 Jun 2016

The key to success at Golf de Planchetorte is excellence off the tees and perfection is exactly what Andrew van der Knaap, Rupert Kaminski and Luke Jerling from the South African Universities Team will aim for in the 16th World University Golf Championships in France from 23-26 June.

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SA Juniors wrap up at Junior World Cup

17 Jun 2016

The United States celebrated a double victory, while the South African Boys team shared fourth and the SA Girls team tied for seventh after a final push in the 2016 TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup, supported by JAL, in Toyota City, Aichi-Prefecture, Japan on Friday.

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SA Boys on the rampage in Japan

16 Jun 2016

The South African Boys team moved to third in the 2016 TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup Supported by JAL, but the Girls Team lost a little footing on day three of the prestigious international teams event in Toyota City, Aichi-Prefecture, Japan.

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SA make up ground in Japan

15 Jun 2016

The South African Boys and Girls teams made positive headway in Wednesday’s second round at the 2016 TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup Supported by JAL in Toyota City, Aichi-Prefecture, Japan.

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SA pair to start in Amateur Championship Match Play

15 Jun 2016

Aubrey Beckley from North West and Southern Cape’s Andre Nel were the lone survivors of the 11-strong South African pack to make the match play stage of the Amateur Championship in Wales on Tuesday.

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SA teams make solid start in Japan

14 Jun 2016

The South African Boys team tied for sixth and the SA Girls grabbed a share of seventh in the first round of the 2016 TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup Supported by JAL in Toyota City, Aichi-Prefecture, Japan on Tuesday.

 

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Nel leads SA cast at Amateur Championship

14 Jun 2016

Southern Cape’s Andre Nel will lead an 11-strong South African charge in the final round of the Amateur Championship Qualifying Stage in Porthcawl, Wales on Tuesday. Nel and his compatriots were among 288 players from 30 countries who started the 121th edition of this prestigious international amateur championship on Monday.

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SA duo impress in Japan

13 Jun 2016

Juniors Dylan Mostert and Ivanna Samu flew the flag for South Africa with great pride in the curtain-raiser for the 2016 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, presented by JAL, in Toyota City, Japan on Sunday.

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SA third at International Tri-Nations Test

10 Jun 2016

South Africa clinched third in the annual International Tri-Nations Test as Australia and Scotland shared the spoils at Rowallan Castle Golf Club in Ayrshire, Scotland on Thursday.

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Wellington wants a shot at Senior SA Stroke Play

06 Jun 2016

A return to the winner’s circle in May has not only put a spring in Jock Wellington’s step, but the 65-year-old is now targeting afourth INDWE Senior SA Stroke Play Championship title in October and there are a few good reasons why the three-time champion could start the senior circuit’s flagship event as one of the favourites.

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Rebula reels in top 15 at St Andrews

06 Jun 2016

South Africa’s top ranked Jovan Rebula enjoyed a top 15 finish in the St Andrews Links Trophy, while Conor O’Rourke from Ireland denied Scottish golfer Sandy Scott a home victory at the famous Old Course on Sunday.

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SA duo enjoy top five finishes in Jakarta

04 Jun 2016

Cole Stevens and Caitlyn Macnab grabbed top five finishes in the 13-14 age group at the Ciputra Enjoy Jakarta World Junior Golf Championship, while compatriots Symone Henriques and Hilmi Mallick both finished just outside the top 10 in the 15-17 age group at Damai Inda Golf in Indonesia on Friday.

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SA juniors press on in Jakarta

03 Jun 2016

The junior quartet from South Africa produced a mixed bag of results at the Ciputra Enjoy Jakarta World Junior Golf Championship in Indonesia on Thursday.

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Smith leads strong SA assault at St Andrews

02 Jun 2016

Former SA Stroke Play champion Jason Smith will lead a nine-strong South African pack against a vast group of international challengers in the prestigious St Andrews Links Trophy.

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McNab, Stevens in pursuit at Enjoy Jakarta

02 Jun 2016

Caitlyn Mcnab is in hot pursuit after a solid performance at the Ciputra Enjoy Jakarta World Junior Golf Championship in Indonesia while Cole Stevens stayed in touch with the leader on Wednesday.

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Stevens makes great start in Jakarta

01 Jun 2016

South Africa’s Symone Henriques and Caitlyn Mcnab launch their Ciputra Enjoy Jakarta World Junior Golf Championship campaign today, while Cole Stevens and Hilmi Mallick take aim in round two of the Boys Competitions at the Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) Course at Damai Inda Golf in Indonesia.

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SA Juniors primed for Jakarta World Junior test

30 May 2016

Four of South Africa’s leading lights will line up against a host of foreign nations in the Ciputra Enjoy Jakarta World Junior Golf Championship in Indonesia this week.

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Rebula leads SA onslaught in Scotland

27 May 2016

South Africa’s top ranked Jovan Rebula will lead an 11-strong South African pack against a world-class international field from 12 countries in the Carrick Neill Scottish Open Stroke Play Championship, which tees off at Gullane Golf Club today.

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Golf RSA’s Naidoo clinches Big Easy victory

25 May 2016

Golf RSA National Squad member Dylan Naidoo became the first amateur and youngest winner of a Sunshine Big Easy Tour event when he lifted the Big Easy Observatory title with a two stroke victory on Wednesday. The 18-year-old Modderfontein golfer upstaged a field of 109 professionals with rounds of 64 and 69 to triumph on 11-under-par 133.

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Daisies edge Gauteng for Challenge Cup victory

20 May 2016

In 2014, the difference come down to one point and the Challenge Cup went the way of Central Gauteng. Last year, the SAGA Juniors did it with a single games point. Not surprisingly then, the 2016 edition produced another final round of high drama. But no-one imagined that Gauteng North would celebrate their first victory in five years with the smallest margin ever.

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North West crowned SA Country Districts champions

20 May 2016

North West Province claimed the A-Section title in a show of true sportsmanship at the 2016 South African Country Districts Tournament at Nelspruit Golf Club on Friday.

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