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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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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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