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Schaper simply superior at Tshwane Junior Open

21 Jul 2017

If you thought that a tie for 12th in last week’s Nomads National Order of Merit Inland at Houghton Golf Club signalled the end of Jayden Schaper’s extraordinary victory run this season, think again.
The 16-year-old Ebotse golfer shut out any doubt about his talent when he navigated Pretoria Country Club in 10-under-par 62 to defend his Tshwane Junior Open title with an 11 stroke margin on Friday.

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SA’s Higgo faces Gupta in US Junior Amateur quarters

21 Jul 2017

South Africa’ Garrick Higgo defeated top American junior Cole Hammer 2 & 1 to reach the quarter-finals of the 70th U.S. Junior Amateur Championship in Andover, Kansas on Thursday.

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Higgo crosses second hurdle at US Junior Amateur

20 Jul 2017

South Africa’s Garrick Higgo is through to the final 16 in the 70th U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Flint Hills National Golf Club.

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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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Tuks blasts to USSA Golf Champs win

09 Jul 2017

David Nortje, Ian Jacobs, Jacques Brits and Calvin Ferreira from the University of Pretoria smoked Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University to seal their 11th victory in the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Golf Championship in spectacular style at Centurion Country Club on Friday.

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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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NMMU gunning for USSA Golf Champs double

06 Jul 2017

In the repeat of last year’s Cup Champions final, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and the University of Pretoria A team will go head-to-head for the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Golf Championship title after both former champions advanced to the final in Thursday’s semi-final round.

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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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It’s crunch-time at USSA Golf Champs

05 Jul 2017

The University of Pretoria will have the chance to chase an 11th victory in the 2017 University Sport South Africa (USSA) Golf Championship, but only one team can challenge for the title in the final round at Centurion Country Club on Friday.

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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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UP B lays down marker USSA Golf Champs

04 Jul 2017

Gregg Gilson, Adriaan Hamman and Brandon Lane catapulted the University of Pretoria B-team to victory in the 36-hole stroke play seeding qualifier at the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Golf Championship on Tuesday.

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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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Varsity College off to fast start at USSA Golf Champs

03 Jul 2017

Varsity College A edged out the University of Pretoria’s B-team for the lead on the opening day of the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Golf Championship.

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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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SAGDB mulligan changes Frankie’s fortune

27 Jun 2017

Western Gailes. Royal Troon. St Andrews. A far cry from the dusty patch in Rosemoor where Frankie Manchest used to kick around a scruffy soccer ball with his friends.
A chance encounter and a bit of ingenuity on his part 14 years ago completely changed the course of Manchest’s life and the significance was not lost on the 19-year-old George golfer during his recent trip to the United Kingdom.

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McClatchie feeling positive about the future

26 Jun 2017

South Africa’s leading amateur Kyle McClatchie is excited about the future following a six week stint in United Kingdom and France that featured some incredible highs and heart-breaking setbacks.

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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 trio forge ahead at Amateur Championship

21 Jun 2017

Reigning English Open Stroke Play champion Kyle McClatchie reached the knockout stage in the Amateur Championship, but fellow GolfRSA National Squad members Albert Venter and Garrick Higgo will have a battle on their hands this morning to book their spots in the top 64 at Royal St Georges in Kent, England.

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GolfRSA quintet in good shape at The Amateur

20 Jun 2017

Southern Cape’s Jovan Rebula and fellow GolfRSA National Squad members Albert Venter, Garrick Higgo, Luca Filippi and Kyle McClatchie are in good shape after the first round of the Amateur Championship stroke play qualifier in England.

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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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McClatchie seals top 20 at St Andrews

12 Jun 2017

South Africa’s Kyle McClatchie tied for 18th in the St Andrews Links Trophy, but the reigning English Men’s Open Amateur Stroke Play champion will leave St Andrews rueing a couple of untimely bogeys on Sunday.

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GolfRSA duo in the mix at St Andrews

10 Jun 2017

Kyle McClatchie and fellow GolfRSA National Squad player Jovan Rebula made a solid start in the St Andrews Links Trophy to stay in touch with first round leader John Ross Galbraith on Friday.

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Introducing GolfRSA National Squad player Wilco Nienaber

10 Jun 2017

Wilco Nienaber is goal driven. He set himself a rather stiff target for 2017 – to win five national tournaments, to represent South Africa abroad and to earn U-19 national colours.

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No nerves for KZN’s Saulez at St Andrews

08 Jun 2017

KwaZulu-Natal amateur Matt Saulez will be among a crew of nine home grown heroes competing against a world-class field in this year’s St Andrews Links Trophy, which tees off at St Andrews in Scotland on Friday.

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Venter in hunt at Western Gailes

04 Jun 2017

South Africa’s Albert Venter will head into today’s third round of the Carrick Neill Scottish Men’s Open Championship just two shots off the pace from Scottish pair Craig Howie and Liam Johnston, who share the 36-hole lead at seven under with David Micheluzzi from Australia.

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Venter & Higgo set SA pace in Scotland

03 Jun 2017

Pretoria’s Albert Venter and fellow GolfRSA National Squad player Garrick Higgo led the South African challenge on the opening day of the Carrick Neill Scottish Men’s Open Championship at Western Gailes Golf Club.

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Happy Brabazon Birthday for McClatchie

28 May 2017

Statistically, June 23rd is the happiest day of the year, but 28 May will definitely be the happiest day for Kyle McClatchie for years to come.
South Africa’s top ranked amateur spent the best part of his 20th birthday on the Hotchkin Course at the Woodhall Spa Golf Club in England on Sunday, but it was worth the effort when he was presented with the best gift he could hope for – the coveted Brabazon Trophy.

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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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KZN clinches SA Country Districts glory

20 May 2017

They say it’s never over until the last putt drops, and that proved the case in this year’s SA Country Districts as KwaZulu-Natal fought their way from the bottom of the log to claim A-Division victory at San Lameer Country Club on Friday.

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Limpopo sweeps to SA Country Districts promotion

20 May 2017

There is something about competing at the coast that bring out the best in the men from Limpopo. Exactly eight years after they won the B-Division at Mossel Bay Golf Club, the team rose to the occasion again and celebrated promotion with an unbeaten run in the 2017 SA Country Districts on the magnificent South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

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US sweeps to World Cup of Disabled Golf glory

19 May 2017

American Chad Pfeifer will have to buy an extra suitcase to take his trophy haul home to Boise, Idaho after he and partner Kenny Bontz marched to a colossal 42 stroke victory in the World Cup of Disabled Golf at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Friday.

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Showdown looms in SA Challenge Cup final

19 May 2017

The battle for the 15th SA Challenge Cup title will come down to a final round scrimmage between the GolfRSA Juniors and Western Province at Atlantic Beach Golf Club on Friday.

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Steyn makes it four Big Easy’s for GolfRSA Squad

18 May 2017

It took six extra holes, but Marco Steyn nailed the winning putt to beat Etienne Bond to become the second GolfRSA National Squad member this season and fourth in a year to win on the Big Easy Tour this season at Modderfontein Golf Club on Thursday.

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North West and Northern Cape sets the pace at San Lameer

18 May 2017

North West and Northern Cape wasted no time getting their noses in front when the rain-interrupted South African Country Districts finally got underway at San Lameer Country Club on Wednesday.

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Daisies need to dig deep against GolfRSA Juniors

18 May 2017

It’s a big day for defending champions Gauteng North, who head into the business end of the week at Atlantic Beach with a spring in their step after their first victory in this year’s SA Challenge Cup.
The Daisies gained two points for a 7.5 – 4.5 result against the Presidents Team in Wednesday’s third round to move into fourth spot on the log, but they will need to bring their A-game and more to their fourth round contest against the championship leaders GolfRSA Juniors today.

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Pfeifer doubles his SA Open delight

17 May 2017

American Chad Pfeifer called on his magical short-stick one last time and sunk a 20-footer for birdie from just off the 18th green at King David Mowbray Golf Club to win the Canon SA Disabled Golf Open for the second year running.

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