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De Klerk lifts Sun City SA-15 Challenge title

20 Jul 2017

Nash de Klerk from Ekurhuleni claimed an emphatic 10 stroke victory in the Sun City SA Under-15 Challenge at the home of the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Thursday.

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Ferreira on fire in Sun City SA Challenge

20 Jul 2017

Michael Ferreira from Gauteng North broke through for his first national title when he marched to a three shot victory in Sun City SA Under-13 Challenge at Sun City on Thursday.

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Deyzel drives to Tshwane Junior Open lead

20 Jul 2017

Werner Deyzel from Gauteng North blitzed his back nine at Pretoria Country Club to leapfrog South Africa’s number one ranked Jayden Schaper for the first round lead in the Tshwane Junior Open on Thursday.

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Mclachlan sheds the monkey at Houghton

19 Jul 2017

Keegan Mclachlan has had more close calls on the South African junior amateur circuit in the last three years than you can shake a stick at, but a birdie flurry on the back nine at Houghton Golf Club for the Nomads National Order of Merit Inland title finally got rid of the monkey on Mclachlan's back.

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SAGA names teams for Fellowship Cup Test

13 Jul 2017

The South African Golf Association (SAGA) and GolfRSA announced the 16 players that will represent South Africa in the second Fellowship Cup Test against the India Golf Union in August on Thursday.

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Schaper makes SA golfing history with SA Boys Grand Slam

13 Jul 2017

Jayden Schaper is South Africa’s second Grand Slam winner. Yes, the slender 16-year-old from Benoni still has a long way to go to emulate the legendary Gary Player, but his name will go into the annals of South African golf history all the same as the first junior to win all four Nomads SA Boys titles.

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Schaper on brink of junior golf Grand Slam

12 Jul 2017

Jayden Schaper firmed up his bid for an unprecedented Nomads SA Boys Grand Slam when he forced his way to the front in the second round of the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship in Rustenburg on Wednesday.

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Senger rebounds to lead SA Boys U-17 Champs

11 Jul 2017

Ayden Senger gave new meaning to that old saying that when you fall down, you should get right back up and keep walking when he fired a flawless 68 to take the first round lead in the Nomads SA Boys Under-17 Championship on Tuesday.

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Schaper and De Klerk share Dimension Data Junior Open spoils

07 Jul 2017

Jayden Schaper captured his second Sunshine Tour Junior Series title in wire-to-wire style in the Dimension Data Junior Open, while fellow Ekurhuleni junior Nash de Klerk claimed an emphatic five stroke victory in the Under-15 Challenge at Fancourt on Friday.

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De Klerk joins Schaper in front at Fancourt

06 Jul 2017

Jayden Schaper extended his overnight lead in the Dimension Data Junior Open, while fellow Ekurhuleni junior Nash de Klerk took over the driver’s seat in the Under-15 Challenge of the first Sunshine Tour Junior Series event at Fancourt.

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Dennis drives to U-15 Challenge lead in Dimension Data Junior Open

05 Jul 2017

Gauteng North’s Matthew Dennis carded a four under 68 at the Outeniqua Course to lead the Under-15 Challenge in the Dimension Data Junior Open as day one action wrapped up in the first Sunshine Tour Junior Series event at Fancourt Country Club in George on Wednesday.

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Schaper hits the front in at Fancourt

05 Jul 2017

South Africa’s top ranked junior Jayden Schaper took the pole position in the first Sunshine Tour Junior Series event - the Dimension Data Pro-Am - as day one action wrapped up at Fancourt Country Club in George on Wednesday.

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Germishuys captures first Junior Series title

04 Jul 2017

Western Province junior Deon Germishuys secured his chance to compete for a spot in the prestigious North and South Junior in the USA next year when he won the first Under-19 A-Division title in the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series on Monday.

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Nienaber nails Nomads hat-trick

03 Jul 2017

Big-hitting Wilco Nienaber made the most of the sunny conditions at St Francis Links to reel in his third Nomads title this season in the Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal on Monday.

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Mayo leads the way at St Francis Links

02 Jul 2017

Luke Mayo heads into the final round of the Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal with a three shot advantage over Wilco Nienaber from Free State and Southern Cape duo Ben van Wyk and Hanco Rudolph.

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Germishuys geared for Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series start

30 Jun 2017

Former Nomads SA Boys U-19 Stroke Play champion Deon Germishuys will spearhead the A-Division field when the exciting new Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series launches at Royal Cape Golf Club on Monday, 3 July.

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SA Juniors encouraged by international experience

24 Jun 2017

Every experience - great or challenging - is priceless. That is the message from the South African junior quartet who competed in the Ciputra Jakarta World Junior Golf Championship in Indonesia in June.

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SA teams close out top 10s in Japan

16 Jun 2017

The South African Boys and Girls teams both sealed top 10 finishes in the 2017 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup as the United States rallied for successive victories in the both divisions at Chukyo Golf Club in Japan on Friday.
GolfRSA Elite Squad player Kajal Mistry finished eighth overall in the Girls Individual Competition, while GolfRSA National Squad players Jayden Schaper and Luca Filippi placed 14th and 19th respectively in the Boys Competition.

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Last big push needed at Junior World Cup

15 Jun 2017

The GolfRSA Girls Team gained a spot in Japan, but the Boys Team will need to dig deep to realise a top five finish in the Boys Competition of the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup on Friday.
Thailand fired a 202 to take pole position in the Boys Competition on 622, while Japan and New Zealand also overtook the defending champions United States, who slipped to fourth on 628 after a third round 209. Team RSA is eighth on 644.

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GolfRSA teams stay in touch at World Cup

14 Jun 2017

The United States kept control in the Boys and Girls Competitions on another sweltering day at the Chukyo Golf Club as both GolfRSA teams slipped just a little in Wednesday’s second round of the TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup in Toyota City, Japan.

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SA Juniors make solid start at World Cup

13 Jun 2017

The United States picked up where they left off in 2016 to lead the Boys and Girls Competitions, while South Africa’s teams both got off to a satisfying start in the first round of the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup in Japan on Tuesday.

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SA Seven ready to rumble in Junior World Cup

12 Jun 2017

South Africa’s Christo Lamprecht, Jayden Schaper, Garrick Higgo and Luca Filippi put the finishing touches on their preparation for the 25th Toyota Junior Golf World Cup in Japan during Monday’s official practice round.

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International breakthrough for GolfRSA’s Nienaber

23 May 2017

He beat a top international field to bag his second Global Junior Golf Tour title on Sunday, but instead of celebrating his RB German Junior success with mates, the first thing Wilco Nienaber did after a 14 hour flight from Germany and a three hour road trip from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein was to dash off to see his coach.

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Little Kwazi stuns world’s top golfers at Canon SA Open

16 May 2017

The 2017 Canon SA Disabled Golf Open at King David Mowbray Golf Club in Cape Town features 21 of the world’s finest disabled golfers and the top local talent, but the South African Disabled Golf Association also reserved some spots for the rising stars in their First Swing Programme.

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Higgo makes struggling start at Junior Invitational

21 Apr 2017

South Africa’s Garrick Higgo battled a balky putter in the first round of the prestigious Junior Invitational in in Graniteville, South Carolina. The Boland junior carded three bogeys on the front nine at Sage Valley Golf Club and pencilled two more on the back nine alongside a birdie at the par five 15th for a seven-over-par 79.

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Nienaber nails down Nomads North & South

11 Apr 2017

Big-hitting Free State junior Wilco Nienaber hammered out a two stroke victory in the Nomads North and South National Order of Merit thanks to a bucket full of birdies in Tuesday’s final round at Bloemfontein Golf Club.

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Van Buynder leads Nomads North & South

10 Apr 2017

Former Tshwane Junior Open champion Otto van Buynder birdied the final hole at Bloemfontein Golf Club to edge one shot clear of four challengers at the 36-hole mark of the Nomads North and South National Order of Merit in Bloemfontein on Monday.

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Daveyton golfing duo earn scholarships

10 Apr 2017

Talented golfers Bandile Mokoena and Senzo Funeka will begin a new journey after receiving scholarships from the Ekurhuleni metro’s Sport, Heritage, Recreation, Arts and Culture (SHRAC) Department to attend the TuksSport High School, an independent co-ed school catering for learners from Grade Eight to 12.

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Schaper seals historic Nomads SA Boys ‘Double’

08 Apr 2017

Jayden Schaper from Ebotse became only the fourth player to earn the rare double in the 29 year history of the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Championship.
In adding his name to very short list that includes Richard Sterne (1999), Dylan Frittelli (2008) and Zander Gous (2013), the 16-year-old Ekurhuleni golfer had to defeat reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Christo Lamprecht. Twice.

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Schaper, Lamprecht headed for epic SA Boys final

07 Apr 2017

Reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Christo Lamprecht punched his ticket to what promises to be a do-or-die battle of wits against Jayden Schaper for the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Championship title on Saturday.

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Schaper seals Nomads SA Boys hat-trick

05 Apr 2017

Ekurhuleni junior Jayden Schaper lifted his third SA Boys trophy when he defeated reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Christo Lamprecht in a play-off for the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Stroke Play title on Wednesday.

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Brilliant Bhana banks Gowrie SA U-15 win

05 Apr 2017

A strategic move on the final hole at Gowrie Farm Golf Estate paid off handsomely for Amilkar Bhana, who defeated Carl Mwale and Jordon Duminy for the Gowrie SA U-15 Challenge title on Wednesday.
Bhana – who won the Individual Competition at the Nomads SA Boys U-13 Championship in October last year – triumphed by one shot on even-par 213 after he two-putted the last for an even-par 70.

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Big guns in deadlock at Nomads SA Boys U-19

04 Apr 2017

Curro SA Juniors International champion Wilco Nienaber found himself deadlocked for the lead with two members of South Africa’s victorious All-Africa Junior Golf Championship team and two more in close pursuit as second round action wrapped up in the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Stroke Play Qualifier on Tuesday.

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Mwale motors to Gowrie SA U-15 lead

04 Apr 2017

Eagle Canyon junior Carl Mwale eclipsed the field and charged to the top of the pile with a birdie-birdie finish in the second round of the Gowrie SA U-15 Challenge on Tuesday.

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Lamprecht soars at Nomads SA Boys U-19

03 Apr 2017

South Africa’s top ranked junior Christo Lamprecht continued an excellent start to the season as he soared to the first round lead in the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Stroke Play Qualifier on Monday.

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Jarvis mounts case for title defence at Gowrie Farm

03 Apr 2017

Casey Jarvis from Ekurhuleni carded a flawless two-under-par 70 to get his title defence in the Gowrie SA U-15 Challenge underway on Monday.
The 13-year-old State Mines golfer followed a birdie start with a run of eight straight pars and interrupted another run of pars on the back nine at Gowrie Farm Golf Estate with a second birdie at the par-5 13th for a one shot lead.

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Big boost for Junior Golf in South Africa

02 Apr 2017

Junior golf in South Africa has received a timely lift with the announcement of a brand new national series of events that will culminate in two players qualifying to take part in the North and South Junior at Pinehurst, North Carolina in the United States of America next year.

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Double delight for SA at All-Africa Junior Golf Championship

31 Mar 2017

Kajal Mistry, Symone Henriques and Kaleigh Telfer lifted the inaugural Girls Competition trophy at the All-Africa Junior Golf Championship while compatriots Luca Filippi, Jayden Schaper, Garrick Higgo and Christo Lamprecht celebrated a 19th consecutive victory for South Africa in the Boys Competition at Africa’s premier junior golf contest in Zimbabwe on Friday.

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SA teams hold reins at All-Africa Junior

30 Mar 2017

A pair of 67s from Luca Filippi and Kajal Mistry at Royal Harare Golf Club put the two South African teams in an undeniably strong position on moving day at the 2017 All-Africa Junior Golf Championship in Zimbabwe.

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SA teams battle but hang on to All-Africa Junior lead

29 Mar 2017

Tough pin positions and gusting wind led to considerably higher scoring and the two South African squads had to dig deep to stay ahead of the opposition in round two of the All-Africa Junior Golf Championship at Royal Harare Golf Club on Wednesday.

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SA juniors off to great start at All-Africa Junior

28 Mar 2017

The South African junior teams made a promising start in the 2017 All-Africa Junior Golf Championship, which teed off at Royal Harare Golf Club on Tuesday.

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UPDATE - All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge Round 1

28 Mar 2017
Reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion Christo Lamprecht and the country’s top ranked amateur Garrick Higgo launched South Africa’s hunt for a 19th consecutive All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge title at Royal Harare Golf Club in Zimbabwe this morning.
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SA juniors set for All Africa Junior title bids

27 Mar 2017

Seven of South Africa’s top ranked juniors have arrived at this week’s All Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Zimbabwe in pursuit of spots into the prestigious Toyota Junior Golf World Cup supported by JAL.

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Double SA joy in double play-off at Curro SAJI

09 Mar 2017

In an amazing twist of fate, both the defending champions in this year’s Curro South African Juniors International (SAJI) found themselves in the heat of the battle as the final rounds in both the Girls and Boys Competitions went into extra time on Thursday.

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SA Junior teams shine in Curro SA Junior International

09 Mar 2017

South Africa’s top ranked juniors produced a double victory for the country in the 36-hole Team Competition during the 2017 Curro SA Juniors International at Durbanville Golf Club.

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Nienaber, Macnab a fierce force at Curro SAJI

08 Mar 2017

Free State’s Wilco Nienaber fired a five-under-par 67 in round two to take a three-shot lead in the 106-strong Boys Competition at the Curro South African Juniors International (SAJI), while fellow South African Caitlyn Macnab edged out Australia’s Jihye Park to keep the overnight lead in the 42-strong Girls Competition on day two of the Global Golf Junior Tour event at Durbanville Golf Club on Wednesday.

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Lasalarie and Macnab set Curro SAJI pace

07 Mar 2017

France’s Alexandre Lasalarie fired a brilliant five-under-par 67 to take the first round lead in the 106-strong Boys Division on day one of the Curro South African Juniors International (SAJI) on Tuesday, while South Africa’s Caitlyn Macnab leads the 42-strong Girls Division in the 54-hole Global Golf Junior Tour strokeplay event at Durbanviile Golf Club.

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Higgo takes up title defence in Curro SA Junior Invitational

06 Mar 2017

Revenge will be on the cards for the international entrants when amateurs from 18 countries around the globe converge for the 2017 Curro South African Juniors International (SAJI) at Durbanville Golf Club from 7 to 9 March. 

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SA duo in running for Junior Presidents Cup

17 Feb 2017

GolfRSA national squad members Garrick Higgo and Luca Filippi are both in the running for the Junior Presidents Cup from 25-26 September 2017. According to the selection and eligibility criteria for the inaugural event, Higgo from Boland and Filippi from Western Province are respectively third and eighth in the official International Team Standings that were announced this morning.

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Golf RSA Junior team announced

28 Jan 2017

Golf RSA has named the leading four juniors on the South African Golf Association Junior Rankings – Christo Lamprecht, Luca Filippi, Garrick Higgo and Jayden Schaper – for the upcoming African Amateur Championship at Leopard Creek and the 2017 All-Africa Junior Golf Championship in Zimbabwe from 28 – 31 March.

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The South African Golf Association and Womens Golf South Africa have joined forces to form GolfRSA, a new unified company that will professionally administer the commercial interests and golf operations of amateur golf in South Africa.

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