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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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SA’s Rebula and Faldo Series Team share spoils in first Friendship Cup

10 Jan 2017

In a dramatic finish to the inaugural Friendship Cup, Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation member Jovan Rebula pipped Harry Goddard from the Faldo Series team at the last hole to claim his place in the BMW SA Open Pro-Am on Wednesday.

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Higgo hammers home first win in Durban

10 Jan 2017

Boland junior Garrick Higgo underlined his rising star status when he captured the Golf RSA Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal on Monday. Picking up where he left off last year, the 17-year-old reigning Central Gauteng Open champion started his 2017 season on a winning note when he closed out a three shot victory on 14-under-par 205 on a windy final day at Royal Durban Golf Club.

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Vorster crowned Nomads SA Boys U-15 champion

06 Jan 2017

Southern Cape junior Martin Vorster fired a closing 69 on Friday to complete a wire-to-wire victory over Casey Jarvis from Ekurhuleni in the Golf RSA Nomads South African Boys Under-15 Championship.

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Jarvis in pursuit at Nomads SA Boys U-15

05 Jan 2017

Casey Jarvis from State Mines threw everything except the kitchen sink at Martin Vorster, but the tenacious Southern Cape junior held on to his overnight lead on day two of the Nomads South African Boys U-15 Championship on Thursday.

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Nienaber nails first Nomads Junior National in 2017

05 Jan 2017

Reigning Nomads SA Boys Under-17 champion Wilco Nienaber held his nerve to edge out Slade Pickering from North West for the first title on South African Golf Association’s 2017 national junior circuit on Thursday.

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Voster flies into SA Boys U-15 lead

04 Jan 2017

Southern Cape’s Martin Vorster made a flying start with a five-under-par 67 to grab the first round lead in the Nomads South African Boys U-15 Championship on Wednesday.

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Pickering storms to pole in Benoni

04 Jan 2017

Slade Pickering is hunting consecutive victories on the South African Golf Association’s National Junior circuit after he soared into the lead in the Nomads Inland National Order of Merit with a sizzling second round nine-under-par 63 on Wednesday.

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Central Gauteng lifts SA U-19 IPT title

16 Dec 2016

Gauteng North spoiled Central Gauteng’s party a tiny bit, but in the end the final round loss did nothing to dampen the excitement as the youthful side celebrated victory in the South African U-19 Inter-Provincial on Friday.

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Boland banks promotion at SA U-19 IPT

16 Dec 2016

Boland edged out Mpumalanga by one single point to snatch the coveted promotion in this year’s B-Section matches of the South African U-19 Inter-Provincial Championship at White River Country Club on Friday.

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B-Section battle looms as Central Gauteng celebrates

15 Dec 2016

Central Gauteng might have a small party tonight after they sewed up the A-Section title, but the team will be saving the big celebration until the 2016 South African U19 Inter-Provincial at White River Country Club officially wraps up on Friday. For Mpumalanga and Boland, though, there are no such comforts.

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Battle lines drawn at SA U-19 IPT

14 Dec 2016

Southern Cape carved out a tidy victory while Western Province mounted a spirited comeback with a win and a draw in the third round of the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial on Wednesday, but it could be too little, too late for the defending champions and 2014 winners.

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Ekurhuleni, Boland take command at White River

13 Dec 2016

Ekurhuleni took command of the A-Section in the South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial Championship as Boland continued its rampage in the B-Section with another blistering performance at White River Country Club on Tuesday.

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Early candidates to the fore at SA U-19 IPT

12 Dec 2016

Gauteng North and Central Gauteng were in commanding form on day one of South African Under-19 Inter-Provincial Championship, while Boland and Mpumalanga got off to a blistering start in the B-Section Battle for Promotion at White River Country Club on Monday.

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Pickering powers to Joburg Junior Open victory

09 Dec 2016

Slade Pickering from North West held his nerve to fend off several contenders as he completed a wire-to-wire victory in the Joburg Junior Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club on Friday.  The 18-year-old Pecanwood golfer produced a final round four-under-par 68 at the East Course to close out a four shot victory at 10 under 134.

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Pickering pushes to pole at Joburg Junior Open

08 Dec 2016

Pecanwood’s Slade Pickering surged to the top of the first round leaderboard in the Joburg Junior Open courtesy of an eagle and seven birdies at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club on Thursday.

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SA amateurs do SA proud

14 Nov 2016

The South African junior quartet competing in the 8th Albatross International Golf Championship India arrived home on Sunday boasting top 10 finishes in the two team events, as well as three top 10 places in the Individual Competitions at the Classic Golf and Country Club near New Delhi.

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Mwale shines for SA in India

10 Nov 2016

South African Golf Development Board member Carl Mwale grabbed a share of the lead in the Boys 13-14 Category at the 8th Albratross International Golf Championship India in Gurgaon on Thursday.

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Ekurhuleni seals SA U-13 Champs hat-trick

06 Oct 2016

Ekurhuleni clinched their third successive Nomads SA Under-13 Championship title in formidable fashion at Killarney Country Club on Thursday. The six-strong side claimed a roaring 53 stroke victory on 1161, while North West edged out Gauteng North by two strokes to finish in second on 1214.

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Ekurhuleni widens gap at SA U-13 Champs

05 Oct 2016

Thanks to the courageous efforts of Zamokuhle Nxasana, Christopher Bagnall, Nash de Klerk, Kiera Floyd and Hunter Walker, Ekurhuleni is in the driver’s seat and just 18 holes away from a hat-trick of wins in the Nomads SA Under-13 Championship.

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Ekurhuleni hunt Nomads SA Boys U-13 hat-trick

04 Oct 2016

Ekurhuleni’s finest young prospects lined up a hat-trick of wins in the Nomads South African U-13 Championship after they marched to an overwhelming first round lead at Killarney Country Club on Tuesday.
Twelve months after the side powered their way to a successful title defence at Royal Durban Golf Club, the two-time champions picked up where they left off to open up a yawning gap on the field with a first round total of 389.

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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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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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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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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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De Villiers Graaff drives to SA High Schools victory

05 Aug 2016

Just a year after their first appearance in the SA High School Championship, De Villiers Graaff High School blew away the competition and celebrated victory in the prestigious high school team event in East London on Friday. Herman Loubser, Tyron Davidowitz and Daniel Cronje posted rounds of 228 and 219 at East London Golf Club to steer the team to a seven stroke victory on nine over 447.

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Krugerpark Primary clinches Ernie’s Championship

05 Aug 2016

Krugerpark Primary School celebrated an eight shot victory over Curro Serengeti in the sixth Ernie Els SA Primary School Championship on Friday. The champions combined for an opening total of 241 at Port Shepstone Country Club and protected their lead in the second round with a 260 to triumph on 501.

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Krugerpark cruise to lead at Ernie’s Champs

04 Aug 2016

Percy Hawken, Declan Brews and Johanco Welgemoed from Krugerpark Primary School combined for an opening 241 to open up a yawning gap on the field at the sixth Ernie Els Primary Schools Championship in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday.

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De Villiers Graaff takes SA High School Champs lead

04 Aug 2016

De Villiers Graaff High School grabbed pole position at the South African High School Championship with the help of a pair of eagles in the first round at East London Golf Club on Thursday.

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SA juniors named for Italian U-16 Championship

27 Jul 2016

Christo Lamprecht and Martin Vorster from Southern Cape, Ekurhuleni’s Jayden Schaper and Wilco Nienaber from Free State will represent SA at the 10th Reply Italian International Under-16 Championship at Golf Club Biella in Italy at the end of August.

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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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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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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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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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