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Nienaber caps banner season at CCJ

19 Nov 2017

Free State junior Wilco Nienaber capped a dream season with his 10th victory when he went wire-to-wire in the Central Gauteng Open at Country Club Johannesburg at the Woodmead Course to triumph on 19-under-par 296 on Sunday.

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A quick 18 with Therion Nel

18 Nov 2017

After a sluggish start to 2017, Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation rising star Therion Nel rode the momentum of a runner-up finish in the Northern Cape Open to a superb run of top five and top 10 finishes to break into the top 10 of the South African Golf Association Open Amateur Rankings.

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Amateurs announced for BMW SA Open

17 Nov 2017

The South African Open Championship has always enjoyed a rich history of amateur participation and the 2018 edition at Glendower Golf Club from 11-14 January will once again feature the cream of South Africa’s amateur ranks.

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Fearless Higgo seals Bobby Locke victory

16 Nov 2017

South Africa’s top ranked Garrick Higgo overcame a strong challenge from Andre van Heerden to clinch victory in The Bobby Locke on Wednesday, thanks in no small part to a grand-stand finish in the final round at Parkview Golf Club.
Tied for the lead through 14 holes, the 17-year-old Boland junior rose to the occasion and produced a sensational birdie-birdie finish to close out a three shot victory with a final round 68.

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SA duo seals top four in Juan Carlos Tailhade

06 Nov 2017

South Africans Matt Saulez and Malcolm Mitchell extended the country’s proud record in the 46th Copa Juan Carlos Tailhade when the pair combined for a top four finish at Los Lagartos Country Club in Argentina on Sunday.

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SA edges into third in Argentina

05 Nov 2017

Matt Saulez and Malcolm Mitchell combined for one-under-par 141 to move into the top three in the third round of the 46th Copa Juan Carlos Tailhade in Argentina on Saturday.

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SA duo grinding away at Los Lagartos

04 Nov 2017

South African pair Matt Saulez and Malcolm Mitchell had a feeling of de-ja-vu when they walked off the course after the second round of the 46th Copa Juan Carlos Tailhade in Argentina on Friday.

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SA pair slow off the mark in Argentina

03 Nov 2017

South African pair Matt Saulez and Malcolm Mitchell has some catching up to do after a slow start to the Copa Juan Carlos Tailhade in Argentina on Thursday.

 

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Mitchell and Saulez set for Argentina

02 Nov 2017

Malcolm Mitchell and Matt Saulez are targeting another winning performance for South Africa in Argentina over the next two weeks.
The KwaZulu-Natal pair departed for South America on the weekend and will kick off their two week campaign in the 21st edition of the Copa Juan Carlos Tailhade at the Los Lagartos Country Club in Pilar on Thursday.

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Full marks for Ferdie at SA Senior Amateur

20 Oct 2017

Unheralded Ferdie van der Merwe sealed a sensational maiden victory when he clinched the SA Senior Amateur Championship title in dramatic fashion at Hermanus Golf Club on Friday.
The 51-year-old from Wellington stunned the field when he shot into contention with successive rounds of 72 in his debut on the senior amateur national circuit. Not surprisingly, the ‘rookie’ earned overwhelming applause after he defeated reigning Players champion Andre van Dyk at the first extra hole of a sudden-death play-off.

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Watson lines up SA Senior Champs title

19 Oct 2017

Graeme Watson from Ekurhuleni took a huge step towards a maiden senior title when he opened up a three shot lead in the South African Senior Amateur Championship on Thursday.

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Van Dyk edges clear in SA Senior Champs

18 Oct 2017

Andre van Dyk from Langebaan set the first round pace in the South African Senior Amateur Championship in Hermanus, but the Langebaan golfer will have to hold off a strong chasing pack if he hopes to lift the title on Friday.

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Rose edges Stevens for Junior Series win

16 Oct 2017

Kian Rose from Bedfordview won the eighth event in the popular Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series in a play-off on Sunday when he defeated Cole Stevens at the first extra hole at Wanderers Golf Club.

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All-Africa champions elated, but humbled

16 Oct 2017

KwaZulu-Natal trio Malcolm Mitchell, Clayton Mansfield and Matt Saulez and Garrick Higgo from Boland successfully defended South Africa’s title in the All Africa Golf Team Championship last Friday, but the quartet left in Zimbabwe with much more than a trophy.

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Lions revel in SA Mid-Amateur IPT glory

13 Oct 2017

Central Gauteng produced an unparalleled performance over the first four rounds at Oubaai Golf Resort and Spa to secure the South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial title for a fourth time on Friday. With the victory, the mid-amateur team also completed a Grand Slam of SA Inter-Provincial titles for the Lions.

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Southern Cape seals historic SA Mid-Am promotion

13 Oct 2017

Three times they were denied, but Southern Cape is the bridesmaid no more. The Garden Route side routed Free State 8 – 4 in Friday’s final round in the South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial to punctuate a historic promotion with an unrivalled performance at Oubaai Golf Resort and Spa.

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Top SA juniors primed for BFM Junior Series battle

13 Oct 2017

The Bridge Fund Manager Junior Series hits Gauteng for the first time on its nationwide journey with a double bill this weekend. South Africa’s top junior Jayden Schaper headlines in the seventh tournament at ERPM Golf Club on Saturday, while fellow Ekurhuleni rising stars have doubled their chances by also playing the eighth event at the Wanderers Golf Club on Sunday.

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Team SA gives back in Zimbabwe

12 Oct 2017

Shortly after the South African team extended their lead in the third round of this year’s All Africa Golf Team Championships, the defending champions turned their attention to the future stars of the game.

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Thrilling climax awaits at SA Mid-Am IPT

12 Oct 2017

North West took Ekurhuleni out of the A-Section chase for glory in Thursday’s fourth round of the SA Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial, while Southern Cape laid down a massive marker in the battle for promotion at Oubaai Golf Resort and Spa.

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Promotion battle heats up at SA Mid-Am IPT

11 Oct 2017

Central Gauteng has one hand on the trophy in the A-Section, but the battle for promotion is far from a foregone conclusion after three days of action in the South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial at Oubaai Golf Resort and Spa. 
Eastern Province top the log, but Mpumalanga, Free State and Southern Cape are chasing their heels in the Southern Cape.

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SA cements lead at All Africa Teams Championship

11 Oct 2017

Clayton Mansfield, Matt Saulez and Malcolm Mitchell stretched South Africa’s overnight lead in the All Africa Golf Team Championships to keep the country’s title defence on track at Elephant Hills Golf Club in Zimbabwe.

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Uys and Hughes take the spoils at Sanlam Cancer Challenge Finals

11 Oct 2017

West Coast golfer De Villiers Uys of Xamarin Country Club in Lambert’s Bay successfully defended his Sanlam Cancer Challenge title at the Gary Player Country Club and Joyce Hughes captured the Overall Women's title this week during the 25th playing of the Sanlam Cancer Challenge National Final.

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Central Gauteng and EP on rampage at Oubaai

10 Oct 2017

Central Gauteng and Eastern Province took no prisoners and Ekurhuleni staged a huge comeback on day two of the South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial in the Southern Cape.

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SA make positive start at All Africa

10 Oct 2017

Malcolm Mitchell and Garrick Higgo combined for a fantastic nine under par in the opening round of the All Africa Golf Team Championships to get South Africa’s title defence of to a fast start in Zimbabwe on Tuesday.

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Big guns fire early at SA Mid-Amateur IPT

09 Oct 2017

Western Province and Central Gauteng threw down the gauntlet on Monday, while the Eastern Province and Southern Cape teams got their promotion campaigns in the South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial off to a flying start at Oubaai Golf Club.

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Lamprecht captures Lion of Africa Junior Open

09 Oct 2017

Just a few days on home soil after his successful debut in the Junior Presidents Cup, Christo Lamprecht made the trip from George to challenge for the Lion of Africa Junior Open title in Cape Town.
After a tie for second in the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series on Friday, the reigning Sanlam SA Amateur champion went one better at Clovelly Country Club to bank his second Sunshine Tour Junior Series title with a two shot victory.

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SA quartet fired up for AAGTC defence

08 Oct 2017

Malcolm Mitchell, Matt Saulez and new cap Clayton Mansfield are eager to launch South Africa’s title defence in the All Africa Golf Team Championship in Zimbabwe next week. The KwaZulu-Natal trio will be targeting an eighth consecutive victory in the prestigious biennial team alongside Junior Presidents Cup standout Garrick Higgo from Boland at Elephant Hills Golf Club in Victoria Falls from 10-14 October.

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Silver Salver makes nine for Nienaber

08 Oct 2017

When it comes to winning, no-one in South Africa’s amateur golfing fraternity can hold a candle to Wilco Nienaber this season.
The 17-year-old Free State junior scored some valuable world amateur golf ranking points with his ninth visit to the winner’s circle in the weather-reduced Liberty GNGU Silver Salver, sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers, at Irene Country Club on Sunday.

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Attitude key to Senger’s success at Clovelly

07 Oct 2017

Ayden Senger strongly believes that a positive mind-set helped him to a Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series breakthrough at Clovelly Country Club and the Western Province standout is taking that same attitude into the Lion of Africa Junior Open on Sunday.

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Lamprecht & Co hunting gold at Clovelly

06 Oct 2017

It’s his first start back on home soil and Junior Presidents Cup debutant Christo Lamprecht was all business ahead of the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series at Clovelly Country Club on Friday.

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Central Gauteng celebrates SA U-13 success

05 Oct 2017

Amilkar Bhana put an exclamation mark on a successful title defence while helping Central Gauteng to their first victory in the Nomads SA Under-13 Championship at Port Elizabeth Golf Club on Thursday.

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Epic battle looms at SA Under-13 Champs

04 Oct 2017

An almighty clash for the Nomads SA Under-13 Championship is on the cards after Central Gauteng and North West tied for the lead in very blustery conditions at Port Elizabeth Golf Club on Wednesday.
North West carried a one shot cushion over Central Gauteng into the second round after posting a first round total of 15 over 375. With the wind gusting between 35 and 40 km per hour, both teams had a tough day at the office, but it was Central Gauteng who came up trumps with a second round score of 400.

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North West edges clear in Nomads SA U-13 Champs

03 Oct 2017

North West lost the title bid to Ekurhuleni last year, but Stefano Marchetti and Ockert Britz ensured that the 2016 runners-up are in an attacking position in this year’s Nomads SA Under-13 Championship.

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Players Championship confirm exciting new partnerships

02 Oct 2017

The South African Golf Association (SAGA) and GolfRSA is delighted to announce a new and exciting collaboration with multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers as the main sponsor and leading South African automotive retail company Super Group Dealerships as a supporting sponsor of the prestigious Senior Players Championship in 2018.

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Double joy for WP juniors at Kingswood

30 Sep 2017

Nothing builds confidence more than victories, and Western Province duo Deon Germishuys and Connor de Groote gained a double dose of self-assurance in the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series in George last Friday.

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SA quartet cherish Junior Presidents Cup experience

28 Sep 2017

The highly-rated U.S. Team won the inaugural Junior Presidents Cup, but the 12 lads hailing from seven countries on the International Team could leave Plainfield Country Club in New Jersey with their heads held high after a brilliant singles session on Tuesday.

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Central Gauteng lifts record 28thSA IPT title

22 Sep 2017

From the moment David McIntyre hit the first tee shot in the final round at Bryanston Country Club, the Central Gauteng team had one goal. Beat Western Province convincingly and guarantee victory at Bryanston Country Club. 
The final result. A resounding 8 – 4 victory and Central Gauteng’s record 28th victory in the 57th South African Inter-Provincial, sponsored by Tempest.

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Free State wins promotion battle at Bryanston

22 Sep 2017

Free State earned the coveted promotion in the 57th South African Inter-Provincial, sponsored by Tempest, after emerging unbeaten in an epic B-Section battle for supremacy at Bryanston Country Club.

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Albertse gunning for hat-trick in Mauritius

22 Sep 2017

Louis Albertse will start his quest for a third victory this season with an international debut in the MCB Indian Ocean Amateur Golf Open in Mauritius on Friday.

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It’s down to the wire at Bryanston

21 Sep 2017

Ekurhuleni pulled one out of the bag, Southern Cape and Central Gauteng moved into the pound seats and Free State drew a bold line under their intention to win the battle for promotion in Thursday’s fourth of the 57th South African Inter-Provincial, sponsored by Tempest, at Bryanston Country Club.

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KZN, Southern Cape make their move

20 Sep 2017

KwaZulu-Natal shot to the top of the pile at Bryanston Country Club and Southern Cape got their title defence back on track in the battle for glory at the  57th SA Inter-Provincial, sponsored by Tempest, on Wednesday.

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Eastern Province step it up on moving day

20 Sep 2017

Eastern Province pushed to the front in the promotion battle in the 57th SA Inter-Provincial, sponsored by Tempest, at Bryanston Country Club on Wednesday.

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KZN, Mpumalanga sizzle in Bryanston

19 Sep 2017

Central Gauteng and Western Province picked up their second victories for the week, but KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga stole the show with sizzling performance in the second round of the 57th SA Inter-Provincial at Bryanston Country Club on Tuesday.

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Broomhead seals stab at US Junior North and South

18 Sep 2017

Jonothan Broomhead gave himself an excellent chance to win a coveted spot in the 2018 Junior North and South Championship when he won the fourth Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series event on Sunday.

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Battle lines are drawn for 2017 SA IPT

17 Sep 2017

The crème de la crème of South African amateur golf will be in action in the 57th Premier South African Inter-Provincial Championship, sponsored by Tempest, at Bryanston Country Club from 18-22 September.

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Gloves come off for BFMJS at Royal Durban

15 Sep 2017

The gloves will come off when local favourites Chris Woollam and Sebastian Terblanche lead KwaZulu-Natal’s most promising young golf talents in the fourth Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series event at Royal Durban Golf Club on Sunday morning.

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SA duo sign off with top 15s in England

15 Sep 2017

South Africa’s top junior pair Jayden Schaper and Woo-Ju Son both closed out top 15 finishes in the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy in England on Thursday.
Reigning Nomads SA Boys Under-19 champion Schaper produced his best effort of the week – a two-over-par 74 – and shot to joint 11th overall.

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Solid day for SA pair at Hoylake

14 Sep 2017

Woo-Ju Son stayed in touch on another windy day at Royal Liverpool Golf Club while Jayden Schaper vaulted into the top 25 in the second round of the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy on Wednesday.

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Mixed start for SA pair at Duke of York

13 Sep 2017

Woo-Ju Son played herself into the top 10, but Jayden Schaper will have some work to do to close the gap on the frontrunners as South Africa’s top junior pair head into the second round of the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy in England.

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Simpson seals victory in BFMJS Strand

12 Sep 2017

A well-executed strategy at the closing hole at Strand Golf Club paid handsome dividends for Bellville junior Sam Simpson, who emerged victorious in the third Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series on Sunday.

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