GolfRSA launches Covid-19 Relief Fund

GolfRSA launches Covid-19 Relief Fund CAPE TOWN, 28 April 2020 – GolfRSA launched a R1-million relief initiative on Monday, aimed at helping caddies and casual workers at golf facilities who have been adversely affected by the countrywide lockdown due to the Corona Virus pandemic. GolfRSA – the umbrella body for amateur golf in South Africa […]

GolfRSA announces measures in the face of the Covid-19 crisis

GolfRSA announces measures in the face of the Covid-19 crisis GolfRSA has cancelled a number of national events due to the ongoing Corona Virus crisis. Following internal discussions, the staff and service providers of GolfRSA have volunteered to reduce their salaries and service fees as of 1st April. GolfRSA Chairman of the Board Mr Johann […]

Coronavirus / Covid 19 Update – Cancellation of National Tournaments

Coronavirus / Covid 19 Update – Cancellation of National Tournaments South African Golf Association President Naadir Agherdien Womens Golf South Africa President Sally Greasley. The South African Golf Association, Womens Golf South Africa and GolfRSA has heeded the call by the President of South Africa to take swift, purposeful and collective action immediately relating to […]

Smit claims emotional victory in Soweto

Smit claims emotional victory in Soweto George golfer Monique Smit claimed her fourth Sunshine Ladies Tour title with a one-shot victory in the R500 000 Joburg Ladies Open at Soweto Country Club. Credit: Sunshine Ladies Tour. Monique Smit claimed an emotional fourth Sunshine Ladies Tour title at the Joburg Ladies Open, where she tapped in for […]

Van Rooyen’s Masters invitation arrives at SA Open

Van Rooyen’s Masters invitation arrives at SA Open Erik van Rooyen was sitting in the players’ area at Randpark Golf Club on the first day of the South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg when his manager, Mitchell, arrived. The manager first handed Van Rooyen’s caddie, a Liverpool fan, a football jersey for […]

Freddie Tait winner Schaper ready to chase more records

Freddie Tait winner Schaper ready to chase more records Jayden Schaper won the Freddie Tait Cup as the leading amateur with his tie for fourth in the 2020 SA Open hosted by the City of Joburg at Randpark Golf Club; credit Ernest Blignault. Jayden Schaper celebrated his Freddie Tait Cup victory with his bag-man and […]

SA golf pays tribute to Denis Hutchinson

SA golf pays tribute to Denis Hutchinson Photo (from left to right): Ivano Ficalbi, Chief Executive of the PGA of South Africa; Grant Hepburn, Chief Executive Officer of GolfRSA and Managing Director of the South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB); Selwyn Nathan, Commissioner of the Sunshine Tour; and Naadir Agherdien, President of the South African […]

A South African Open moment of pure Grace

A South African Open moment of pure Grace Last November, Branden Grace sat in an airport in America and outlined clearly his goals for 2020. At Randpark Golf Club on Sunday, Grace achieved the first of those goals when he won the South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg. Grace produced one of […]

The South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg gives hope to Soweto

The South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg gives hope to Soweto Dr Andrew Mlangeni Dr Andrew Mlangeni remembers the day during the 26 years and four months that he was incarcerated on Robben Island when he found three golf balls that gave him hope. Three golf balls, hidden away in the long […]

Bloem businessman scores big with Seychelles prize

Bloem businessman scores big with Seychelles prize Bloemfontein businessman Ronaldo Scholtz has booked his ticket to the Seychelles thanks to his victory in the National Final of the Vodacom Origins of Golf pro-am series on the Sunshine Tour. Credit: Tyrone Winfield. Bloemfontein businessman Ronaldo Scholtz won the trip of a lifetime to the Seychelles thanks […]