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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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Boland and Border rule at SA Country Districts

16 May 2014

While Boland beat Ekurhuleni to savoured A-Section victory in the South African Country Districts Tournament, Border popped the corks on a triumphant promotion campaign at the Fish River Sun Country Club on Friday.
Ekurhuleni crumbled under a vicious singles assault and went down 4 – 8 to Boland, while Border defeated Southern Cape 7 – 5 to earn their way into the A-Section of next year’s championship.

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SAGA Juniors stay on top at Challenge Cup

15 May 2014

The South African Golf Association Junior side kept their title defence on track at the Challenge Cup Teams Tournament, while Central Gauteng and Gauteng North traded places in the log and Western Province rebounded from three successive losses in Thursday’s fourth round at Cullinan Golf Club.

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Final day battles loom at SA Country Districts

15 May 2014

The battle lines have been drawn and this year’s South African Country Districts Tournament will go down the wire as the top teams in both sections combat for glory at the Fish River Sun Country Club on Friday.

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SAGA Juniors edge ahead at Challenge Cup

14 May 2014

The South African Golf Association Junior side served up another commanding performance at the Challenge Cup Teams Tournament to edge ahead of Gauteng North and Central Gauteng at the halfway mark at Cullinan Golf Club on Wednesday.

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Ekurhuleni takes control at Fish River

14 May 2014

Ekurhuleni edged to the top of the A-Section standings at the SA Country Districts Tournament in the Eastern Cape, while Southern Cape strengthened their bid for B-Section promotion at the Fish River Sun Country Club on Wednesday.

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Gauteng North ties SAGA Juniors at Challenge Cup

13 May 2014

The South African Golf Association Junior side and Gauteng North are deadlocked at the top of the standings at the Challenge Cup Teams Tournament after second round action wrapped up at Cullinan Golf Club on Tuesday.

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North West holds on at SA Country Districts

13 May 2014

North West proclaimed their intention with a dominating performance in the opening round of the SA Country Districts Tournament in the Eastern Cape, but the defending champions came unstuck against a spirited Boland challenge on day two at the Fish River Sun Country Club.

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SAGA Juniors dominate at Challenge Cup

12 May 2014

The South African Golf Association Junior side mowed down the Presidents Team to pull into pole position alongside Central Gauteng in the first round of the Challenge Cup Teams Tournament on Monday.

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Persistent Watson wins Volvo SA Mid-Amateur

09 May 2014

A birdie at the 10th and a Seve Ballesteros-style bunker shot at the 12th boosted Graeme Watson’s flagging confidence and carried the Ebotse golfer to victory at the Volvo South African Mid-Amateur Stroke Play Championship on Friday.
Watson carded rounds of 70, 71, 70 and 73 at Ruimsig Country Club to claim a four shot victory over Modderfontein’s Steve Williams on a winning score of four-under-par 284.

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Lawrence in the hunt at Irish Amateur

09 May 2014

Just a few days after he lifted the Royal Lytham Trophy in England, reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Thriston Lawrence is in pursuit of Irishman Gary McDermott at the Irish Amateur Open in Dublin.
Lawrence became the first South African to win the prestigious Royal Lytham Trophy on Sunday, and now hopes to emulate Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen, who won the championship in 2002.

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