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Southern Cape claims historic SA IPT win

23 Sep 2016

Southern Cape mowed down Gauteng North in a pressure packed final round tussle to claim a historic first victory in the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship on Friday.

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KwaZulu-Natal nails promotion at SA IPT

23 Sep 2016

KwaZulu-Natal earned the coveted promotion in the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship, sponsored by Tempest, with an unbeaten performance at the Fish River Sun Country Club on Friday.

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Aussies win, SA seals 31st at WATC

23 Sep 2016

South Africa wrapped up their Eisenhower Trophy campaign with a frustrating tie for 31st as the Australians captured their fourth World Amateur Team Championship title this weekend in Mexico.

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SA IPT 2016 – A-SECTION Final Round Foursomes Update

23 Sep 2016

Southern Cape made a solid start in the fight for glory against Gauteng North to lead the final round foursomes 2.5 – 1.5 at the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship, but the Garden Route side had to dig deep after Gauteng North fought back hard on the back nine at the Fish River Sun Country Club. Ekurhuleni and Central Gauteng drew 2-all and Western Province set up a second successive victory with a 3 – 1 lead over Boland.

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SA IPT 2016 – B-SECTION Final Round oursomes Update

23 Sep 2016

Log leaders KwaZulu-Natal edged out Eastern Province in the final round foursomes to take a one point lead into the last eight singles at the 56th South African Inter-Provincial, while North West will need to dig deep if they want to stay alive in the promotion battle after drawing with Free State. Mpumalanga made the most of the calm start to the final day to claim 3.5 points against Limpopo.

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Aussies take control as SA slip at WATC

23 Sep 2016

Australia rocketed to an eight-stroke lead in the Eisenhower Trophy, while South Africa lost some ground in the second round of the 30th World Amateur Team Championship (WATC) in Mexico on Thursday.

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Three-way tussle for glory at SA IPT

22 Sep 2016

There will be a three-way fight for glory in the 56th South African Inter-Provincial after a brutal south-westerly wind immobilised Gauteng North and Central Gauteng in Thursday’s fourth round Fish River Sun Country Club.

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EP, North West pursue KZN in SA IPT promotion battle

22 Sep 2016

The battle for promotion at the 56th South African Inter- Provincial will come down to a scrimmage between log leaders KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Province and North West on Friday.

 

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B-SECTION - Round 4 Foursomes Update

22 Sep 2016

While KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Province are enjoying their fourth round bye, Border made the most of the windy conditions at the Fish River Sun Resort to take the lead against Free State and hold Mpumalanga to a draw in the foursomes the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship, sponsored by Tempest. Free State got the early edge on Free State and the foursomes between North West and Limpopo ended in a draw.

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A-SECTION – Round 4 Foursomes Update

22 Sep 2016

Southern Cape and Boland both made a promising against Central Gauteng on day four of the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship, sponsored by Tempest, while Gauteng North and Western Province drew 2-all in the foursomes at the Fish River Sun Resort.

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SA start solid as Scotland leads WATC in Mexico

22 Sep 2016

Scotland opened with a 10-under-par 134 lead Australia by one stroke, while South Africa tied for 22nd with Finland, Iceland, Italy and the host nation Mexico in the first round of the Eisenhower Trophy at the 30th World Amateur Team Championship (WATC) on Wednesday.

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Showdowns looming at SA IPT

21 Sep 2016

On another day of upsets and jostling for position, Ekurhuleni and Central Gauteng pulled one out of the bag, while Gauteng North drew a bold line under their intention to win this year’s South African Inter-Provincial on Wednesday.

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KZN, EP keep fireworks going at SA IPT

21 Sep 2016
On day three at the 56th South African Inter-Provincial, the Eastern Province claimed a decisive victory over Free State to keep their promotion battle on track while KwaZulu-Natal finally took a little breath of relief after coming through another two tough matches unscathed on Wednesday.
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B-SECTION – Round 3 Foursomes Update

21 Sep 2016

KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Province were motoring in the third round foursomes at the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship, while North West got an early edge on Border in the calm, sunny conditions at the Fish River Sun Country Club.

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A-SECTION – Round 3 Foursomes Update

21 Sep 2016

The inland teams were king of foursomes on day three of the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship with Ekurhuleni taking the biggest cut of the points ahead of the afternoon singles at the Fish River Sun Country Club.

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Eisenhower Trophy - By the numbers

21 Sep 2016

Here is a look ahead to the Eisenhower Trophy, which will see a total of 71 teams compete in the 30th World Amateur Team Championship in Mexico. In 2012, 72 teams competed, making this is the second-largest field in Eisenhower Trophy history.

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Wind causes more upsets at SA IPT

20 Sep 2016

Southern Cape and Gauteng North came through a real battle of attrition in the three-club westerly wind to come out on the winning side at the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship, sponsored by Tempest, at the Fish River Sun Resort, on Wednesday, while a heated scuffle between Boland and defending champions Central Gauteng ended in a 6-all draw.

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Eastern Province hit back at SA IPT

20 Sep 2016

Eastern Province claimed two vital victories in the battle for promotion at the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship, sponsored by Tempest, while KwaZulu-Natal stunned Mpumalanga on day two at the Fish River Sun Resort on Tuesday.

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Team SA ready to challenge at WATC

20 Sep 2016

Top ranked Jovan Rebula, Marco Steyn and Dylan Naidoo are primed to hunt South Africa’s first victory in the Eisenhower Trophy at the esteemed biennial World Amateur Team Championship (WATC), which tees off at Riviera Maya near Cancun in Mexico on Wednesday.

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A-SECTION – Round 2 Foursomes Update

20 Sep 2016

Coming off a first round victory, Southern Cape made a confident start at the Fish River Sun Resort to lead Western Province 3 – 1 going into the singles on day two at the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship. Gauteng North and Ekurhuleni drew 2-all, as did Boland against the defending champions Central Gauteng.

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B-SECTION – Round 2 Foursomes Update

20 Sep 2016

After a win and loss on day one, Eastern Province came out firing in round two at the 56th South African Inter-Provincial, sponsored by Tempest, to lead both their foursomes against Border and Limpopo at the Fish River Sun Resort

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Wind serves up surprises at SA IPT

19 Sep 2016

The Fish River Sun Country Club lived up to its billing as one of the Eastern Cape’s toughest tests as the first round of the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship, sponsored by Tempest, turned into a tale of wind and woe.

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KZN & North West in pound seats at SA IPT

19 Sep 2016

KwaZulu-Natal and North West were off to a winning start in the battle for promotion in the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship, sponsored by Tempest, at the Fish River Sun Resort on Monday.

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B-SECTION Round 1 Foursomes Update

19 Sep 2016

KwaZulu-Natal and North West issued an early warning in the first round Foursomes at the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship at the Fish River Sun Resort. KwaZulu-Natal scored a clean sweep against Limpopo while North West hammered Mpumalanga 4 – 1.

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A SECTION - Round 1 Foursomes Update

19 Sep 2016

Commanding starts in the first round Foursomes will see Gauteng North, Ekurhuleni and Southern Cape head into the first round Singles of the 56th South African Inter-Provincial Championship with the edge as the North-Westerly wind shows up at the Fish River Sun Golf Club.

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Border wants wind to show at SA IPT

18 Sep 2016

Border are hoping the weather gods send a robust westerly wind to a certain corner of the unspoilt Eastern Cape’s Sunshine Coast during this week’s South African Inter-Provincial Championship.

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Gauteng set for SA IPT title defence at Fish River

17 Sep 2016

Central Gauteng are primed to chase down a record 28th victory when the South African Inter-Provincial Championship tees off at the Fish River Sun Hotel and Country Club from 19-23 September.

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SA pair joint 25th at Duke of York

16 Sep 2016

South African juniors Danielle du Toit and Deon Germishuys wrapped up their Duke of York Young Champions Trophy campaign in a tie for 25th at Royal Birkdale on Thursday.

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Mixed results for SA pair at Birkdale

15 Sep 2016

Gauteng North’s Danielle du Toit vaulted 13 spots on day two of the 2016 Duke of York Young Champions Trophy, while Deon Germishuys slipped outside the top 20 at Royal Birkdale in England on Wednesday.

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SA duo get DOY campaign underway

14 Sep 2016

South African juniors Deon Germishuys and Danielle du Toit made a battling start to the 2016 Duke of York Young Champions Trophy in fickle weather conditions at Royal Birkdale in England on Tuesday.

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Louis’ Boys triumph at SA Junior Club Champs

13 Sep 2016

Louis Oosthuizen’s young protégées stayed the course to celebrate wire-to-wire success in the Louis Oosthuizen SA Junior Golf Championship at Mossel Bay Golf Club on Tuesday.
The five stroke victory was an emotional one for Martin Vorster, Christo Lamprecht, Marcus Smal and Jordan Duminy, who have thrived under the watchful eye of the 2010 Open Champion at the Louis 57 Junior Golf Academy.

 

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De Beer takes Individual Honours at Louis’ Tourney

13 Sep 2016

Congratulations to Bradley de Beer from Fancourt, who won the Individual Title at the 2016 Louis Oosthuizen SA Junior Club Championship at Mossel Bay Golf Club.
The reigning Nomads North vs South champion held his nerve to stave off a final round challenge from Ian Botha from Durbanville Country Club to triumph.

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SA delegates geared for R&A’s TARS

13 Sep 2016

Two years ago, the South African Golf Association (SAGA) introduced the R&A Three-tiered Rules Education Programme to South Africans with the Level 1 R&A Rules Courses.
Following the success of the first Level 1 courses, SAGA extended its commitment to the R&A Working for Golf campaign with the launch of the Level 2 R&A Rules Courses.

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Louis 57 take charge at SA Junior Club Champs

12 Sep 2016

Louis Oosthuizen’s charges came out in full force at Mossel Bay Golf Club on Monday to secure the top spot in the 2010 Open Champion’s SA Junior Golf Championships at the 36-hole mark.

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Louis 57 edge ahead at SA Junior Club Champs

12 Sep 2016

Martin Vorster, Christo Lamprecht and Marcus Smal has given the home crowd a reason to cheer after taking the first round lead in the Louis Oosthuizen SA Junior Club Team Championship on Monday.
The trio – all members of the 2010 Open champions’ Louis 57 Junior Golf Academy – combined for an opening total of 221 at Mossel Bay Golf Club.

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Exciting Test await top SA Seniors and Mid-Amateurs

09 Sep 2016

South Africa’s top ranked Senior and Mid-Amateur golfers are in for an exciting experience when they go head-to-head with the cream of Indian senior and mid-amateur golf this December.

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SA U16 Boys impress at Italian Championship

01 Sep 2016

Southern Cape pair Christo Lamprecht and Martin Vorster, Free State junior Wilco Nienaber and Ekurhuleni’s Jayden Schaper topped off an impressive week at the 10th Reply Italian International Championship with four top 10 finishes in Italy on Thursday.

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Vorster leads SA junior challenge in Italy

31 Aug 2016

Southern Cape junior Martin Vorster will lead the four-strong South African challenge when the second of the Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship gets underway in Italy today.
Vorster, Christo Lamprecht, Jayden Schaper and Wilco Nienaber were among 144 juniors from a record 20 countries worldwide that lined up in the 10th edition of this prestigious international championship at Golf Club Biella le Betulle.

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McClatchie conquers in KwaZulu-Natal

29 Aug 2016

Ekurhuleni amateur Kyle McClatchie added to his trophy haul this season after denying local favourite Matt Saulez a home victory in the KwaZulu-Natal Championship the past weekend.

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Mwandla takes aim at KZN Championship

25 Aug 2016

KwaZulu-Natal’s Siyanda Mwandla made the most of the sunny conditions at Margate Country Club on Thursday to win the 36-hole Stroke Play Qualifier for the eLan KwaZulu-Natal Amateur Championship in wire-to-wire fashion.

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Mwandla motors into KZN lead

24 Aug 2016

Six birdies on the back nine at Margate Country Club sent Siyanda Mwandla from Mount Edgecombe hurtling straight to the top of affairs in the 36-hole Stroke Play Qualifier for the KwaZulu-Natal Amateur Championship on Wednesday.
The Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation player opened with five-under-par 66 to lead Malcolm Mitchell from Kloof Country Club by one stroke.

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Strydom seals second IGT Tour title in style

24 Aug 2016

Tristen Strydom continued the amateur dominance of the 2016 IGT Tour season when he swept to a second victory in four weeks at the Wingate Challenge on Wednesday.

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McClatchie chases more success in KZN

23 Aug 2016

After positive forays on the country’s top golf development circuits, Kyle McClatchie is eyeing more success in this week’s KZN Amateur Championship. The Golf RSA National Squad player will start his title bid alongside a strong cast of rising stars in the 36-hole Stroke Play Qualifier that tees off at Margate Country Club today.

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Park’s gold medal performance in Rio captures the world

22 Aug 2016

Arms held over her head in triumph, Inbee Park showed about as much emotion as you are likely ever to see from the stoic South Korean golfer.
The 28-year-old seven-time Major winner held off the rest of the field Saturday in Rio to win gold at the first women's golf competition since 1900. She closed with a five-under-par to lap the field at 16 under — the same mark Justin Rose posted to win the men's competition.

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Reto, Ko on the rampage in Rio

20 Aug 2016

Paula Reto could tick the biggest box of all when she starts today’s final round in the Women’s Golf Competition at the Olympic Games as a definite medal contender in Rio de Janeiro.

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Player’s charges make a move in Rio

18 Aug 2016

Advice from South Africa’s team captain Gary Player helped Paula Reto to make a significant move on day two of the Women’s Golf Competition in Rio de Janeiro, while compatriot Ashleigh Simon’s decision to let go also paid dividends on Thursday.

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Rose strikes Olympic Gold on historic day for golf

14 Aug 2016

South African-born Justin Rose became golf's first Olympic champion in over 100 years, as the Brit outlasted British Open champion Henrik Stenson, in a brilliant advert for the game in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

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Can SA duo make the most of moving day in Rio?

13 Aug 2016

Australian Fraser maintained his lead at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Golf Course while South African golfers Jaco van Zyl and Brandon Stone will aim to make the most of moving day as they continued to struggle in the Olympic Men’s Golf Competition in Rio de Janeiro on Friday.

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De Beer drives off with Africa Junior Open title

09 Aug 2016

A change in tactics at the fourth extra hole yielded a huge pay off for Eastern Province junior Kyle de Beer, who bagged his first national victory in the Africa Junior Open in a play-off on Monday.

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Filippi edges clear at Africa Junior Open

08 Aug 2016

Western Province’s Luca Filippi will be chasing his second junior title this season when he tees off in pole position in the final round of the Africa Junior Open on Monday. The country’s number two ranked junior will be looking to convert a one shot lead into victory but he could come under pressure from Jayden Schaper – already a two-time winner this season – and Kian Rose from Central Gauteng.

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